We remember William Reeves Richards

We remember William Reeves Richards

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Timeline

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1886
sibling Juliet Adelaide Richards Source:8662209 30th September 1886
1889
sibling Edith Marie Richards Source:8662209 September 1889
1891
birth 7 Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin Ireland Source:8662216 16th January 1891
1899
location The Chilterns, Halton, Tring United Kingdom school/college address Source:8663546 January 1899 - July 1904
1899
education Preparatory school The Chilterns Halton, Tring, Hertfordshire United Kingdom Source:8663546 January 1899 - July 1904
1900
sibling Edward Taylor Richards Source:8662209 13th July 1900
1903
sibling Shelah Kathleen Richards Source:8662209 23rd May 1903
1904
location Malvern College, Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom school/college address Source:8663546 September 1904 - July 1909
1904
education Public School Malvern College Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom Source:8663546 October 1904 - July 1909
1909
employment Solicitor's Apprentice Dublin Ireland Source:8662209 August 1909 - August 1911
1911
location Trinity College Dublin Ireland school/college address Source:8662209 September 1911 - July 1914
1911
education Studied Law, in May 1914 awarded gold medal and first place at the Final Examination of the Incorporated Law Society Trinity College Dublin Dublin Ireland Source:8663546 October 1911 - July 1914
1914
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th Battalion Source:8663703 4th September 1914 - 19th November 1914
1914
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th (Service) Battalion Source:8663704 19th November 1914 - 21st July 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:5400502 10th July 1915 - 15th August 1915
1915
service British Army Captain Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th (Service) Battalion Source:8663729 21st July 1915 - 15th August 1915
1915
appointments Adjutant Source:8663729 July 1915 - 15th August 1915
1915
death Killed in Action Suvla, Gallipoli Turkey Source:8662216 15th August 1915

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Reeves
Initials WR
Last Name Richards
Source 8662216
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Malvern College, Malvern, Worcestershire United Kingdom school/college address September 1904 - July 1909
The Chilterns, Halton, Tring United Kingdom school/college address January 1899 - July 1904
Trinity College Dublin Ireland school/college address September 1911 - July 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th (Service) Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Royal Dublin Fusiliers 6th (Service) Battalion Captain
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
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Adelaide Prudentia Roper mother
John William Richards father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Juliet Adelaide Richards sister 30th September 1886
Edith Marie Richards sister September 1889
Edward Taylor Richards brother 13th July 1900
Shelah Kathleen Richards sister 23rd May 1903
Religion
DateReligionSource
1901-04 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Mara60295
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription Mara60295
Ireland Census 1901 Transcription Mara60295
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Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Mara60295
Ireland: National Roll of Honour 1914-1921 Transcription Mara60295

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Ár Laochra - Our Heroes Mara60295
London Gazette - Commission Mara60295
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London Gazette - Lieutenant Mara60295
London Gazette - Captain Mara60295

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Promotion to Lieutenant Mara60295
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