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Pte 2152 Richard Longsden
« on: February 01, 2020, 06:15:45 PM »
Pte Longsden had been a Labourer at a Cotton Mill when he enlisted on 1/9/1914 and served at Gallipoli with 1/9th Bttn from 9/5/1915.
Richard was discharged with SWB for wounds and Pension on 22/5/1916.  His pension related to 60% incapacity from Tubercle of Lung attributable to service. 19 Palmer St, Dukinfield.
Richard died at home, from Pulmonary TB & Bronchitis on 27/3/1921, aged 44. Reg Ashton Q1 1921 8d/552. dukinfield cemetery.A1.DUK.151
Richard’s children’s Guardian Mrs Rosella Walton received the pension and she was present at his death. 18 Palmer Street. In 1911 Richard had been an underground colliery horsekeeper. His wife was Mary Agnes and they had 4 children and 1 stepson, Joseph.
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Re: Pte 2152 Richard Longsden
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2020, 07:15:20 PM »
DC attached confirming records
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Re: Pte 2152 Richard Longsden
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2020, 01:41:25 PM »
We need to see if there is a headstone on Richard Longsden's grave in Dukinfield and review the condition of any inscription. Mack has a possible lead for his Grandaughter
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Re: Pte 2152 Richard Longsden
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2020, 10:06:39 AM »
last burial 1932