War Service: Richard Charles Povey served as a Private with the 20th Battalion London Regiment and his service number was 630247. He died of pneumonia on 20th March 1919 aged 28.
Location of Memorial: He is buried in Brockley cemetery, where his name is recorded on the screen wall listing those whose graves have no headstone.
Details: Richard Charles Povey was born on 11th January 1891 and was baptised on 12th May 1895 at St Paul's Church, Deptford with his sister Gertrude. At this time the family were living at 32 Evelyn Street, Deptford.
In 1901 he was recorded living at 53 Czar Street, Deptford with his parents Richard and Ada Rebecca and his sister, Gertrude Ada.
He married Elsie Mary Hitchman between October and December 1918 in Northamptonshire.
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