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Memorial details

Memorial type
Addition to gravestone
District
Kensington And Chelsea
Town
Chelsea
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
First World War (1914-1918)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
59145
Current location

Near the corner of the southwest arcade.
Brompton Cemetery
Fulham Rd (a304)
Chelsea
Kensington And Chelsea
Greater London
SW10 9UG
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 258 776
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A stone monument on a family grave comprising a recumbent tablet in the style of a scroll extending the full length of the grave with inscription incised in capital block lettering.
Inscription
IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ MARY WINIFRED/ BELOVED WIFE OF/ ROBERT LYMAN RICHARDSON/ DIED 4TH. APRIL 1934,/ AGED 64 YEARS./ ALSO/ IN LOVING MEMORY OF/ ROBERT/ SCOVELL RICHARDSON/ M.C./ LIEUT. MACHINE GUN CORPS/ ELDEST SON OF THE ABOVE/ DIED OF WOUNDS/ 1ST. SEPTEMBER 1916/ AGED 23 YEARS./ BURIED IN LA NEUVILLE BRITISH/ CEMETERY CORBIE, FRANCE./ ALSO IN LOVING MEMORY/ OF THE ABOVE/ ROBERT/ LYMAN RICHARDSON/ DIED 31ST. DECEMBER 1943/ AGED 80 YEARS./ ALSO MAJ. GEN. ARTHUR/ ALEXANDER RICHARDSON D.S.O./ YOUNGER SON OF THE ABOVE/ DIED 17TH. JULY 1945/ AGED 45 YEARS
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,rank,year died,regiment,forename,place of burial,manner of death,relationships
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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