We remember Richard Adolphus Watkinson

We remember Richard Adolphus Watkinson

Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:5507308 Source:5507221 July 1895
1901
dates Age 5 Source:5507221 31st March 1901
1901
location 50 Queen Street,Darfield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address Source:5507221 31st March 1901
1901
sibling David A T Watkinson Source:5507221 1901
1905
sibling Donald Talboys Watkinson Source:5507254 1905
1910
sibling Louis Talboys Taylor Watkinson Source:5507254 1910
1911
dates Age 15 Source:5507254 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Colliery Underground Pony Driver South Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:5507254 2nd April 1911
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 19977 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 10th Battalion Source:5507157 1st July 1916
1916
location 93 Fairacres Road, Oxford United Kingdom parents address Source:5507157 1st July 1916
service British Army Private 19977 Yorkshire Light Infantry Source:4645375
1916
death Killed in Action Killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme Somme France Source:7376979 Source:5507157 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Source:7376979

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard Adolphus
Initials RA
Last Name Watkinson
Source 5507157
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
50 Queen Street,Darfield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
93 Fairacres Road, Oxford United Kingdom parents address known 1st July 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 19977 Yorkshire Light Infantry Private
British Army 19977 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 10th Battalion Lance Corporal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Ellen Talboys mother
William Watkinson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
David A T Watkinson brother 1901
Donald Talboys Watkinson brother 1905
Louis Talboys Taylor Watkinson brother 1910

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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Commonwealth War Graves certificate David18151

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