Harrild,Richard William Charles


War Service:
Private RICHARD WILLIAM CHARLES HARRILD of 23rd battalion Royal Fusiliers died on 17 February 1917, aged 20. The 23rd was one of two so called 'Sportsmen's' battalions (23 and 24 R Fusiliers) raised and paid for by Mrs Cunliffe Owen.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at the church of St. Luke, Evelyn Street, Deptford.

He was the son of William and Elizabeth Harrild of 11, Evelyn Street, Deptford.

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