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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James McNeil Richardson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Skipper James McNeil Richardson

March 8, 1942

Military Service


Age:

39

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Canadian Navy Reserve

Division:

H.M.C.S. Naden

Additional Information


Son of Janet A. Richardson, of Nanaimo; husband of Kathleen M. Richardson, of Saanich.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VETERANS' CEMETERY (ESQUIMALT)
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. Grave 195.

Location:

The Veterans' Cemetery National Historic Site is located adjacent to the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt in the municipality of Esquimalt, British Columbia. On July 14, 1868 the cemetery was consecrated as a one acre Royal Navy plot. Today the site covers 2.2 acres with most of the land surrounding the cemetery owned by the Gorge Vale Golf Course. Presently the cemetery holds over 1700 graves of Canadian and Commonwealth naval and military personnel and their families. The Esquimalt Veterans' Cemetery is significant for its long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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