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Richard Henry Richards


24th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Americana
  • Planted By: Miss R. Greenfield
  • Plaque: 3337

Additional Info

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Richard Henry Richards was born in Dean and enlisted there on 19th July 1915. He was 26 years old, unmarried and working as a labourer. He was drafted to the 24th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3603. Later he was transferred to the 8th Infantry Battalion. He was killed in action on 20th May 1916 near Bois Grenier, and is buried in Y Farm Cemetery, Bois Grenier, France.
Tree No. 3337

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour