Roll of Honour

Lance Corporal William Ernest Richardson

Linked to: Bicester
Also linked to: Bicester Methodist Church

Service Number: 26856

Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment (2nd/7th)

Conflict: World War One

Date of Death: 24th October 1918

Age at Death: 19

Burial/Memorial Location: Canonne Farm British Cemetery, Nord, France

Address: 83 Sheep Street, Bicester

Son of Ernest & Louise Richardson, of 83 Sheep Street (later 31 Edith Rd, Grandpont, Oxford).

"News has been received in the town that Lance-Corporal William Ernest Richardson, of the Royal Warwicks, late of Bicester, was killed in action on October 26th. Before leaving Bicester he was employed by Mr A. Harris, hairdresser. Lance-Corpl. Richardson was 19 years of age. And was the son of Mr Ernest Richardson, of Bicester. He joined the army about twelve months ago." Bicester Advertiser 22/11/1918