We remember Victor Richardson

We remember Victor Richardson

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Hove, Sussex United Kingdom Source:7738093 Source:7723018 18th March 1895
1895
location Wilbury Avenue, Hove, Sussex United Kingdom parents address Source:7941462 19th March 1895 - September 1914
1900
sibling Maurice B Richardson Source:7723018 1900
1901
dates Age 6 Source:7723018 1901
1909
location The Lodge, Uppingham, Rutland United Kingdom school/college address Source:7941462 May 1909 - July 1914
1909
education Upper School Uppingham School Rutland United Kingdom Source:7738099 May 1909 - July 1914
1911
dates Age 16 Source:7723019 1911
1914
education Enrolled but had not taken rooms there yet Emmanuel College Cambridge United Kingdom Source:7738046 1914 - 1914
1914
commission Regular Source:7738069 5th October 1914
1914
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment 4th Battalion Source:7738043 5th October 1914 - 4th July 1915
1915
hospitalisation Contracted Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis during training in Horsham Hospital/Institution Source:7738046 8th February 1915 - 25th March 1915
1915
service British Army Temp. Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment 4th Battalion Source:7901822 4th July 1915 - 4th September 1915
1915
service British Army Temp. Lieutenant Provisional Battalion 70th Battalion Source:7901818 4th September 1915 - 30th June 1916
1916
service British Army Temp. Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment 4th Battalion Source:8537347 30th June 1916 - 30th September 1916
1916
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps 9th Battalion Source:7901822 30th September 1916 - 7th June 1917
1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:7738082 30th September 1916 - 9th April 1917
1917
hospitalisation Hit by bullets in arm and forehead during battle of Arras Hospital/Institution Source:7738099 9th April 1917 - 9th June 1917
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment Source:3730753 7th June 1917 - 9th June 1917
education Preparatory School Belvedere Brighton United Kingdom Source:7738093
1917
death Died of wounds Victor was badly wounded during an attack at Arras on 9th April 1917. He was sent back to London where he received specialist treatment at a hospital in Chelsea but died of a brain abscess. Chelsea, London United Kingdom Source:7374572 Source:7622023 Source:7723021 9th June 1917
1917
dates Age 22 Source:7374572 9th June 1917
1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:7723031 15th June 1917
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:3730753
burial Hove Old Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Sussex United Kingdom Source:7374572

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Victor
Initials V
Last Name Richardson
Source 3730753
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
The Lodge, Uppingham, Rutland United Kingdom school/college address May 1909 - July 1914
Wilbury Avenue, Hove, Sussex United Kingdom parents address 19th March 1895 - September 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Sussex Regiment 4th Battalion 2nd Lieutenant
British Army King's Royal Rifle Corps 9th Battalion 2nd Lieutenant
British Army Provisional Battalion 70th Battalion Temp. Lieutenant
British Army Royal Sussex Regiment 4th Battalion Temp. Lieutenant
British Army Royal Sussex Regiment 4th Battalion Temp. Lieutenant
British Army Royal Sussex Regiment Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frank Victor Richardson father
Emily Caroline Dennant mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Maurice B Richardson brother 1900

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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
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Charlotte33
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Charlotte33
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Mara60295

External Evidence

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educational website debbie2674
Posthumous Military Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
Supplement to the London Gazette Mara60295
None that go return Mara60295
London Gazette, 23 October, 1914 Mara60295
Battalion Diary of 9th King's Royal Rifle Corps Mara60295
Roll of Honour for Hove, Sussex Mara60295
London Gazette, 29 May 1917 Mara60295
The London Gazette, 6 October 1916 Mara60295
The London Gazette, 3 September 1915 Mara60295
The London Gazette, 5 June 1917 Mara60295
London Gazette 6 October 1916 Mara60295
"Sic Transit," Vera Brittain's poem for Victor Richardson Connie110407

Multimedia

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War memorial Emmanuel College Mara60295
Temporary Lieutenant Mara60295
Commission Mara60295
Victor Richardson Mara60295
Lieutenant Mara60295
Provisional Battalion Mara60295
Joined KRRC Mara60295
Uppingham school Mara60295
School Enrollment date Mara60295
Victor Richardson's grave Mara60295
Wilbury Avenue, Hove Mara60295
Hove, Sussex Mara60295
Gazette entry Mara60295
Victor Mara60295
Southern Army Bombing School, Ingatestone, Essex Robert8956

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