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Edmund St Aubin Richardson

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Edmund St Aubin Richardson

October 15, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/82608

Age:

31

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

12 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Edmund St.Aubin Richardson, and of Helen Richardson, of Leith, Edinburgh.

Commemorated on Page 109 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

3. D. 16.

Location:

HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY is located 30 km from Brussels and 3 km south of Leuven. Turn left out of Leuven railway station onto the Tiensevest(ring road R 23). Follow the Tiensevest through the junctions Tiensepoort and Parkpoort and along the Naamsepoort. Turn left at the Naamsepoort onto the Naamsesteenweg (N251) signposted Namen, Waver & Heverlee. Continue until you cross the railway line at Heverlee and take the first left turn into the Hertogstraat. Follow Hertogstraat to the end and turn right at the Sport Hall onto the Kerpelstraat. Continue down the Kerpelstraat until you come to a crossroads at which the HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY is located.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Monument in Wintershoven-Kortessem (Belgium) for Edmund St. Aubin Richardson and the other crew members of Wellington BJ606 PH-S.
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Edmund St Aubin Richardson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Edmund St Aubin Richardson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of EDMUND ST AUBIN RICHARDSON– Submitted for  the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo by Marcel Rosvelds. Submitted for  the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for  the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for  the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for  the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (1)– Submitted for  the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (2)– Submitted for  the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (3)– Submitted for  the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (4)– Submitted for  the project, Operation Picture Me

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