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Richmond in Saskatchewan

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Richmond in Saskatchewan

Posted: 18 Dec 2006 6:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
My granddaughter, a high school student in Ottawa, Ontario, is going to France in the spring with a group of students from Ontario. Each will lay a wreath at a grave of a soldier who died during the war. My granddaughter is to lay her's at the grave of Gavin Semple Richmond. She would like to know more about Gavin Richmond and would like to notify the Richmond family of what she is going to do. Does anyone know the descendents of Gavin Richmond? The following is what we know about this soldier who gave his life for us in World War I.

Gavin Semple Richmond, Service Number: 267761, Force: Army
Unit: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment), Division: 13th Battalion

Born: April 15, 1897 in Newmilns, East Ayrshire KA16, United Kingdom (This is near Kilmarnock, Scotland.)
He lived in Yorkton, Saskatchewan when he enlisted on April 8, 1916 in Wynyard, Sask.

Mother: Maggie Richmond Father: James Richmond
Died: April 9, 1917 (6 days before his 20th birthday)

Jean Rutherford at rutherford_jean@hotmail.com

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