Richardson, F J
FREDERICK JAMES RICHARDSON
Remembered with honour Godewaersvelde British Cemetery: Plot I, Row J, Grave 27.
He enlisted in Brighton, Sussex; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died at 11 Casualty Clearing Station of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Frederick’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Samuel and Harriet (nee PIPER) RICHARDSON of Brighton; husband of Ada Jane SLAUGHTER (formerly RICHARDSON, nee JEFFERY) of Brighton.
His parents married 10 November 1877 at St Martin’s, Westmeston, Sussex. Harriet died 1917 aged 62; Samuel died 1941 aged 82; both in the Brighton district.
Frederick was born 1881 in Brighton or Rodmell, Sussex, and baptised 24 July 1881 at St Peter’s, Rodmell. He married 1906 in the Newhaven, Sussex, district. Ada remarried 1919 in the Brighton district to Herbert H SLAUGHTER, and died 1961 in the Brighton district aged 79.
On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 9 he lived in Rodmell, with his parents and six siblings. On the 1901 Census, a grocer’s carman aged 19, he lived in Brighton, with his parents and six siblings. On the 1911 Census, an egg merchant’s carman aged 29, he still lived in Brighton, with his wife and no children.
Unit52nd Division Ammunition Column
Date of death01/10/1917
Age at death36
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)