The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private T A Richardson


Private Thomas Alfred RICHARDSON, G /17458, 10th  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  (formerly G/13128, R.G.A.), killed in action, Flanders France, death assumed on or after, 23rd March 1918.

Born Clapham Junction, Surrey, enlisted 11th September 1915, Ealing, Middlesex, age 22, height 5ft 7 inches, weight 140lbs, resided 19 Northfield Avenue, West Ealing, London, W. Formerly milkman.

Husband of Lizzie Richardson (nee Waskett), 88 Park Road, Crouch End, N8. Married 24th August 1914, St Michaels Church, Wood Green, London.

Child - George Edward Richardson, born 29th August 1916, Hornsey.

Home, 11th September 1915 to 19th September 1916; BEF, 20th September 1916 to 23rd March 1918.

18th August 1916, Aldershot, overstaying his pass from 12 midnight until reporting himself at 5.55pm on 19th August 1916, 5 days confined to Barracks, forfeits 1 days pay; 2nd February 1918, when on active service, being in a wine shop during prohibited hours contrary to Regimental Orders, 7 days confined to Barracks.

25th November 1918, pension awarded to widow and child of 20/5 a week.

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7., France.


London Gazette 21st August 1917.

His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to award the Military Medal for bravery in the Field to the under mentioned Non-commissioned Officers and Men:

17458 Pte. T. A. Richardson, Royal West Kent Regiment.

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