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Paul Richards

In memory of:

Major Paul Richards

October 3, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:

C 77257






Machine Gun Corps


1914-15 Star, Military Cross on which is inscribed "Paul Richards, 2/Lt. Machine Gun Corps, Bullecourt, May 12, 16th, 1917. He also received a Second Award Bar on which is engraved: "N.W. St. Quentin, March 21st, 1918."

Additional Information

Eldest son of Charles Edward and Jane Lee Richards, of Ottawa, Ontario, formerly of Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, England. Husband of Enid M.R. Richards, of Parksville, British Columbia. Educated at Bath College, Somerset.

Commemorated on Page 592 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

III. E. 49


Merville is a village 15 kilometres north of Bethune and 20 kilometres south-east of Armentieres. The MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the north-east side of the village on the north side of the road to Neuf-Berquin. The Extension, which has a separate entrance, is on the eastern side of the Communal Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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