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Alan Irving Richardson

In memory of:

Gunner Alan Irving Richardson

April 29, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

41048

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

2nd Bde.

Additional Information


Son of John A. Richardson.

Commemorated on Page 34 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 4.

Location:

The POTIJZE CHATEAU WOOD CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg. Drive along this road and continue straight over the traffic lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and continue along this road (the N313) to the village of Sint Jan. At the crossroads in the village turn right onto the N345 (Potijzestraat), follow along to the next crossroads and turn left into Zonnebeekseweg. The POTIJZE CHATEAU WOOD CEMETERY is located on the left hand side approx 50 metres after the crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of  Alan Irving Richardson– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
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