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George Taylor Richardson

In memory of:

Captain George Taylor Richardson

February 9, 1916

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.

Additional Information


Born:

September 14, 1886
Kingston, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 13, 1914
Kingston, Ontario

Commemorated on the Richardson Stadium.

Commemorated on Page 154 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:

II. B. 74.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram March 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of George Taylor Richardson– Captain George Taylor Richardson's photograph was included in Guarding the Channel Ports, published by United Publishers in the 1920s.  This was one volume from a special series of six volumes on Canada and the First World War.
  • Press Clipping
  • Photo 2 of George Richardson
  • Biography– Information from the Queen's University web site on the history of Richardson Stadium.
  • Newspaper clipping– Source:  The Globe, Toronto Tuesday February 29 1916
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Newspaper clipping– Source:  The Globe, Toronto Monday March 6 1916
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England

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