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Herbert Richmond

2782 Private

‘B’ Company, 1/7 Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Infantry Brigade, 4th Division

Age: 19

Date of Death: Killed in Action on 25 April 1915

Buried: Menin Gate Memorial, Panel 42 and 44

Family history: Son of Malcolm F and Annie Richmond, 71 Dorrator Road, Camelon, Falkirk. He had a brother age 15 and two sisters age 17 and 19 years. He was employed as an electro-plater in the Crown Blast Works in Falkirk. Enlisting in the Territorials on 14 September 1914, his age is recorded on his medical form as apparently 19 years and 3 months. Reporting his death, the Falkirk Herald gives his age as 17 years. He landed in France with the battalion on 15 December 1914.

For the action leading to his death see the article in General - 25 April 1915 A Bloody Day at St Julien

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