image from 1918 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper

Born: 1898, Rattlesden, Suffolk.

Died: 8th October 1918; age 20: KiA.

Residence: 11, Kingston Road, Ipswich.

Employed: a Baker, at Mr. G. Neobard’s, of Surbiton Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Residence: Ipswich.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: T/203977

Regiment: The Buffs (East Kent) Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 202775, 5th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

Grave Reference:


High Tree Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry & Alice Richardson, of 11, Kingston Road, Ipswich.


1901   Poy Street Green, Rattlesden, Suffolk.

George was 3 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Henry Richardson, 43, a Miller – Flour Mill, born Whatfield, Suffolk.

Alice Emily Richardson (nee Hawkins), 32, born Monks Eleigh, Suffolk.

Robert Minister Richardson, 1, born Rattlesden.

1911   11, Kingston Road, Ipswich.

George was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry, 53, a Stone Dresser – Mill Making Machinery.

Alice, 42.

Robert, 11.

Alice Lucy Richardson, 9, born Rattlesden.

Jack Edward Richardson, 8, born Rattlesden.

Elizabeth Agnes Richardson, 6, born Rattlesden.

Cecilia Ellen Richardson, 5, born Rattlesden.

William Thomas Richardson, 1, born Ipswich.

Soldiers’ Effects to Henry Richardson – father.

George is also remembered on the war memorial at SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL, Ipswich.

 The Buffs (East Kent) Regiment, 1st Battalion

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