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Thomas E Richards

278709 Private

7th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 154th Infantry Brigade, 51st (Highland) Division

Age: 22

Date of Death: 8.9.17

Buried: Dozinghem Military Cemetery


Family history: Son of John and Janet Nimmo Richards, Slamannan.

He died of his wounds.

The action leading to his death

The Battalion was located at the Canal Bank dugouts. On the 8 September the War Diary records that they had supplied a working party to strike Camp at Murat and had also been subjected to heavy shelling with 5 Other Ranks killed and 13 wounded.

(Linesman Map)

Medals Awarded:

The British War Medal, Victory Medal

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