from Somerset, Devon and Dorset
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Ernest Benbow Richardson was the brother in law to Violet Hannah Richardson (nee Templer) and Winifred Ernestine Richardson (nee Templer). He died at Suvlka Bay, Gallipoli and was one of four brothers who died in the Great War and another brother died in a submarine accident in 1912.
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 28/10/1915
Regiment/Service: Royal Engineers 67th Field Coy.
Panel Reference: Panel 24 to 26 or 325 to 328.
Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Sir Thomas and Lady Richardson, of Kirklevington Grange, Yarm, Yorks.
Second Lieutenant with the 67th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Enlisted December 15, 1914 and sent to Alexandria July 1915. Admitted to the Field Ambulance on October 23, 1915. Died October 28th 1915 of jaundice on the Hospital ship ‘Neuralia’. Buried at sea.
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