Percy John Lester Richards Image

Name

Captain Percy John Lester Richards

Born

1889-12-23

From

Occupation

Druggist

Religion

Presbyterian

Death

1918-08-08

Where Died

France

Killed

Killed in Action "Shortly after leaving the 'jumping off' trenchy, and while leading his Company to the attack on enemy positions East of Hourges, he was instantly killed by enemy shell fire."

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Service Record 1


Highest Rank

Captain

Conflict

Battalion

113th Battalion


Service Record 2


Highest Rank

Captain

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Edmonton, AB

Enlistment Date

1915-07-10

Prev Exp

101st Edmonton Fusiliers, 17th Calgary Field Ambulance



Notes

See record created by the University of Lethbridge,




Sources & Links

University of Lethbridge Digitized Collections:
http://digitallibrary.uleth.ca/cdm/ singleitem/collection/cenotaph/id/ 134/rec/12
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Remembrance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



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Walkerton Telescope, August 22, 1918
Walkerton Telescope, August 22, 1918

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