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James Nigel Richardson

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Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Nigel AWMM
  • Surname
    Richardson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    595 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 March 1910 AWMM OpotikiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM East Cottage, Halburton, Tiverton, Devon, England AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R G Richardson (wife), Brackendale, Blackwell Heath, Buckinghamshire, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    595 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Richardson was the son of Nigel Canning Richardson and of Margaret Joyce Richardson (nee Shaw); husband of Ruth Gwendolen Richardson (nee Davis), of Marldon, Devon, England.

    He was killed in an air-attack outside Larisa, Greece. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 April 1941 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM

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Sources

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  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 3: WW2 401 AWMM