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JOHN LAUDERDALE STEWART RICHARDSON

RICHARDSON, JOHN LAUDERDALE STEWART

RANK:   LANCE SERGEANT            SERIAL NO:  11/360

UNIT:    9th SQUADRON, WELLINGTON MOUNTED RIFLES

BORN:       18/01/1879          -       EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

DIED:     17/05/1916        KILLED IN ACTION 
     
PLACE:    (SERVING WITH IMPERIAL FORCES)

SINGLE:                  RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Lady STEWART RICHARDSON, Perth, SCOTLAND and
                       Mr J. STEWART RICHARDSON, Cambridge, Waikato, N.Z.            
SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   Lady STEWART RICHARDSON (mother), SCOTLAND

OCCUPATION:  COMMISSION AGENT

EMPLOYER:   SELF

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   WAIPUKURAU

HEIGHT:   6’ 1”        WEIGHT:    175lb.        CHEST:   35½”

COMP:   DARK        EYES:   BLUE            HAIR:  DARK
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:                                                       

                           
ENLISTED:      DANNEVIRKE            DATE:   15/08/1914

MAIN BODY:      YES               REINFORCEMENT:    

MILITARY RECORD:
16/10/1914.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON HMNZT 6 ‘ORAN’ FOR EGYPT.
09/05/1915.  EMBARKED  DARDANELLES.
28/05/1915.  ADMITTED HOSPITAL SHIP ‘GALEKA’ AT ANZAC (SHRAPNEL
WOUNDS, HAND AND THIGH).
03/06/1915.  ADMITTED HOSPITAL, CAIRO.
09/06/1915.  EMBARKED FOR ENGLAND FROM ALEXANDRIA.
02/07/1915.  INVALIDED TO ENGLAND AND IN RED CROSS HOSPITAL, PERTH,
SCOTLAND.
06/11/1915.  DISCHARGED IN ENGLAND.
17/05/1916.  KILLED IN ACTION, WHILE SERVING WITH IMPERIAL
FORCES.
                                                                              
 

AWARDED:    

1914-15 STAR.

BRITISH WAR MEDAL AND VICTORY MEDAL TO BE ISSUED BY 
IMPERIAL AUTHORITIES FOR SUBSEQUENT SERVICE 
WITH THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS.