We remember Frank Richards

We remember Frank Richards

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
birth Blaina, Monmouthshire United Kingdom Source:7962961 Source:7962863 June 1883
1901
location Recruiting Office, SWB Depôt, Brecon Barracks, The Watton, Brecon United Kingdom military residence address Source:9066216 11th April 1901
1901
dates Age 19 Source:9066216 11th April 1901
1901
enlistment Brecon United Kingdom Source:9066216 11th April 1901
1901
location RWF Depôt, Kingsmills Road, Wrexham, Denbighshire United Kingdom military residence address Source:9066216 12th April 1901
1909
location Discharge Depôt, Fort Brockhurst, Gosport, Hampshire United Kingdom military residence address Source:9066216 8th April 1909 - 10th April 1909
1909
service British Army Private 6584 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Army Reserve Source:9066216 11th April 1909 - 10th April 1913
1911
dates Age 27 Source:7962863 April 1911
1911
employment Colliery Labourer Below Abertillery, Monmouthshire, Wales United Kingdom Source:7962863 April 1911
1911
location 59 Bournville Road, Blaina, Abertillery, Monmouthshire, Wales United Kingdom away from home address Source:7962863 April 1911
1913
service British Army Private 6584 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Army Reserve 4 year extension Source:9066216 11th April 1913
1914
service British Army Private 6584 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Source:9066216 11th August 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3719178 11th August 1914
1916
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:8937267 15th March 1916
1937
marriage Mary James Source:9082265 1937
1961
death Unknown Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales United Kingdom Source:7962851 September 1961
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:7955680
service British Army Private 6584 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Source:3719178

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frank
Initials F
Last Name Richards,
Source 9066216
Last Name Woodruff
Source 9066216
First Names Frank
Initials F
Last Name Richards
Source 9066216
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
59 Bournville Road, Blaina, Abertillery, Monmouthshire, Wales United Kingdom away from home address known April 1911
Discharge Depôt, Fort Brockhurst, Gosport, Hampshire United Kingdom military residence address 8th April 1909 - 10th April 1909
RWF Depôt, Kingsmills Road, Wrexham, Denbighshire United Kingdom military residence address 12th April 1901
Recruiting Office, SWB Depôt, Brecon Barracks, The Watton, Brecon United Kingdom military residence address 11th April 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6584 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Private
British Army 6584 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Army Reserve 4 year extension Private
British Army 6584 Royal Welsh Fusiliers Army Reserve Private
British Army 6584 Royal Welsh Fusiliers 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
DCM, MM British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary James wife 1937

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription Valerie34433
Medal Index Cards Transcription Valerie34433
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Valerie34433
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Valerie34433
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Valerie34433
WWI Distinguished Conduct Medal Citations Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Keith1947
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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MIC image [Campaign medals] R58235
MIC image [Distinguished Conduct Medal] R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 15 MARCH, 1916 - Distinguished Conduct Medal R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 17 DECEMBER, 1917 - Military Medal R58235
Old Soldier Sahib Keith1947
GFH Dickson's scrapbooks Richard24355

Multimedia

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Frank Richards DCM, MM Keith1947
Old Soldiers Never Die Peter5151

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