Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Julius Jeffery Gordon Richardson

In memory of:

Private Julius Jeffery Gordon Richardson

June 7, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

65829

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

24th Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

January 14, 1895
Huntingdon, Québec

Enlistment:

February 17, 1915
Montreal, Québec

Son of W. S. and Rhoda Richardson, of Westmount, Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 154 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Special Memorial C. 3.

Location:

PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL) is located 3 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Maaldestedestraat a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 1.7 Km along the Meenseweg at a major roundabout lies the right hand turning onto the Maaldestedestraat. The cemetery itself is located 1 Km along the Maaldestedestraat on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Stained glass window– Colour image of stained glass window in St Andrews United Church, Chateauguay Qc in memory of Julius Richardson a gift from his parents.
  • Photo of Julius J. Richardson– Private Julius G. Richardson
24th Battalion, C.E.F.
Killed in action June 7, 1916
Greater love hath no man than this that
he lay down his life for his friends.
  • Photo of Julius Jeffery Gordon Richardson– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Julius Jeffrey Gordon Richardson memorial stained glass memorial window (1929) by Charles William Kelsey, in the St. Andrew's United Church, 46 Rue Dupont W J6J 1G3 Chateauguay. Mountainside United Church was formerly known as St. Andrew's-Dominion Douglas United Church. http://www.mountainsideunited.ca/
  • Entrance
  • Memorial
  • Grave Marker

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