We remember Richard Richardson King

We remember Richard Richardson King

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
birth Gillbrook Greasley, Newthorpe, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom Source:6980391 Source:8584233 1884
marriage Emma Richardson Source:8584233
service British Army Private 17789 Yorkshire Regiment 10th Battalion Source:6980379
service British Army Private 17789 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:7379691
1916
death Killed in Action Dick was advancing up a gentle grassy slope with a Lewis gun team, when a burst of shellfire landed amongst these leading men and Dick was killed instantly. The Somme France Source:7379691 Source:6980404 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme No known grave. France Source:7379691 Source:6980404

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard Richardson
Initials RR
Last Name King
Source 6980379
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
52, Carlton Street, Mansfield, Notts United Kingdom their own address known 1911-04
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 17789 Yorkshire Regiment 10th Battalion Private
British Army 17789 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emma Richardson wife -

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Anne1202

External Evidence

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Tickhill History Society entry for Dick King Deryck11795

Multimedia

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R R King CWGC cert Deryck11795
First Day on the Somme - Martin Middlebrook Deryck11795
KOYLI cap badge Deryck11795
Dick King Deryck11795
King family Deryck11795
Lewis Gun Deryck11795
1911 Census King family Deryck11795
R R King MIC Deryck11795
Coal Miners at work Deryck11795
Davey Safety Lamp Deryck11795
KOYLI Lewis Gun Team Deryck11795
Lewis Magazine Carrying Bucket Deryck11795

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We remember Richard Richardson King