Richardson EJC

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Title

Richardson EJC

Subject

Major EJC Richardson. Gurkha Rifles

Description

Major Eric Joseph Clayton Richardson. 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles (ON 32-35) Killed in Burma 2 May 1945 age 26. Buried TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY, Myanmar 9 formerly Burma) . Son of Joseph (a Gardener) and Florence Richardson; husband of Hilda Annie Richardson, of Arnold, Nottinghamshire.

From The Nottinghamian March 1945:
After leaving school he entered the service of Messrs A Richardson, Wholesale Provision Merchants, leaving to join the Sherwood Foresters in 1939. After volunteering for the Indian Army, he soon obtained a commission to the Gurkha Rgt., where his ability and personality earned him rapid promotion. He leaves a widow and one son.

Creator

YG

Source

Nottingham High School Archives