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Surname: NUTTALL

Forename(s): Richard

Place of Birth: Burnley, Lancashire

Service No: 96738

Rank: Driver

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery

Battalion / Unit: 410th Battery 96th Brigade

Division: ---

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1918-03-23

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 7 to 10.

CWGC Cemetery: ---


Non-CWGC Burial: ---


Additional Information:

Richard Nuttall was the son of Richard and Sarah Nuttall, née Charnley. Richard, senior, was born at Burnley and Sarah at Church, Lancashire.

1881 Habergham Eaves, Lancashire Census: 27, Mount Pleasant Street - Richard Nuttle [sic], aged 3 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of Richard and Sarah Nuttle.

1891 Habergham Eaves, Lancashire Census: 2, Mount Court - Richard Nuttal [sic], aged 13 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of Sarah Nuttal, widow. [In 1911 Sarah was living at 5, Westgate Yard, Barnoldswick, Yorkshire.]

In 1911 a Richard Nuttall, aged 33 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, was living with his wife, Elizabeth Lily Nuttall, née Hewitt at 5, Saville Street, Walton-on-Naze, Essex.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Driver Richard Nuttall, 96738, 45th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Qualifying date [for 1914 Star]: 6 November 1914.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Dvr Richard Nuttall, 96738, 410/96 Bde R.F.A. Date and Place of Death: 23.3.18 in action France. To whom Authorised: Mother sole legatee - Sarah. Amount Authorised: £26 13s. 3d.

A short biography of Richard is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).

Data Source: Local War Memorial


Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---


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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery

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Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: NUTTALL

Forename(s): Richard

Born: Burnely, Lancs


Enlisted: Ripon, Yorks

Number: 96738

Rank: Dvr

Regiment: Royal Horse Artillery & Royal Field Artillery



Died Date: 23/03/18

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders


Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: NUTTALL

Forename(s): Richard

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 96738

Rank: Driver

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery

Unit: 410th Bty. 96th Bde.

Age: 49 [sic]


Died Date: 23/03/1918

Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Sarah Nuttall, of 19, York St., Barnoldswick, Colne, Lancs.





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