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Stanley RICHMOND

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Surname: RICHMOND

Forename(s): Stanley

Place of Birth: Bell Busk, Yorkshire

Service No: 467545

Rank: Corporal

Regiment / Corps / Service: Canadian Infantry

Battalion / Unit: 8th Battalion (90th Winnipeg Rifles)

Division: 1st Canadian Division

Age: 23

Date of Death: 1917-11-10

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.

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CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

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Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

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Stanley Richmond (born 26 October 1894) was the son of Tom and Ada Richmond, née Pilling. Tom was born at Bell Busk and Ada at Low Moor, near Wibsey, Yorkshire. Stanley was the nephew of Private Charles Ernest Pilling (1037293) (q.v.).

1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 11, Mill Lane - Stanley Richmond, aged 6 years, born Bell Busk, Yorkshire, son of Tom and Ada Richmond.

Stanley died near Passchendaele on the last day of the Third Battles of Ypres, 1917.

Canadian service records: http://www.baclac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef

Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st Canadian Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st Canadian Division

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Surname: RICHMOND

Forename(s): Stanley

Country of Service: Canadian

Service Number: 467545

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: Canadian Infantry

Unit: 8th Bn.

Age: 23

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Died Date: 10/11/1917

Additional Information: Son of Tom and Ada Richmond, of Mosside, Alberta. Born at Bell Busk, Yorks., England.

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1933

RICHMOND Ada of Mosside Alberta Canada (wife of Thomas Richmond) died 10 January 1928 Administration (limited) London 11 December to Abram Richmond retired commercial traveller attorney of the said Thomas Richmond. Effects £38 6s. 10d.

1956

RICHMOND Tom of Mosside Alberta Canada died 23 January 1938 at Barrhead Alberta Probate Edmonton to John Richmond and Harold Richmond farmers. Effects £11 5s. in England. Sealed London 15 March.

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Memorial Chamber of Canada’s Parliament Buildings, Ottawa

Memorial Chamber of Canada’s Parliament Buildings, Ottawa

In the Memorial Chamber are the eight ‘Books of Remembrance’ that contain the names of more than 120,000 Canadians who gave their lives in the service of Canada

Source: Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Kindly supplied by Shirley Penman, Clitheroe)

Page from the First World War ‘Book of Remembrance’: Private Stanley Richmond

Page from the First World War ‘Book of Remembrance’: Private Stanley Richmond

Source: Canadian Virtual War Memorial (Kindly supplied by Shirley Penman, Clitheroe)

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18 January 1918

SKIPTON ‘CANADIAN’ KILLED

News has reached Skipton of the death in action on November 29th, of Lance-Corporal Stanley Richmond, Lewis Gun Section, Canadian Infantry, son of Mr. Tom Richmond, a well-known Skiptonian who for many years was manager at Low Mill, Skipton, and who interested himself in many of the public organisations of the town. About ten years ago Mr. Richmond and his family emigrated to Edmondton, Canada, to engage in farming. Deceased, who was only 23 years of age, enlisted in the early days of the war, and had since paid visits to his native town.

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