Project Description

LEONARD RICHMOND 1888–?

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Born 1888, Nottingham

Married 1918 to Mary Lymbery, two children Cecil and Rita

Date of death unknown

1891 Census

Age 2 living at 8 St Saviours Street, Nottingham with father Charles, cellar man, mother Eliza, brothers Charles W 10 and Arthur 4 and a boarder Harry Spriggs, a chemist’s assistant.

1901 Census

Age 12 living with father a wine merchant cellarman, brother Charles 20, warehouse clerk, brother Arthur 14, telegraph messenger. They are still living at 8 St Saviours Street.

1911 Census

Age 22 living at 15 Lois Avenue, Nottingham with parents and brother Arthur 24, a joiner. He is employed as a law clerk.

Military Service

Rank: Corporal

Service Number: 6582

Military Unit: Army Service Corps

Theatre of War: Egypt, date of entry 20.3.15.

Attested: 1.2.1915

Address: South View, Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent. Stenographer. 5ft 2½ ins, 32ins chest

Address given as South View, Bingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Father: Charles Richmond of South View

Aldershot: 29.1.1915

Promoted: March 1915

Mediterranean Expeditionary Force: March 1915 – September 1915

Discharged Dec 1915 no longer fit for war service

Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory, Silver War Badge

Other information

Pension due to Ametropia (loss of ability to focus images on retina) – Compound hypermetropic astigmatism

Sight failed Imbros in Aegean Sea because of excessive clerical work with very little rest or time off duty

Medical Board ¼ only. Due to glare of sun

1939 Register

Not found

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.