Private Sydney Richardson

Private Sydney Richardson, 6th ( Service ) Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He died from wounds whilst a Prisoner of War on 29th May 1917, aged 22. He was the son of Mrs Margaret Richardson and the stepson of John Richardson of East End, Denholm and is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, Kassel, Germany. He had enlisted in July 1915 and had been posted to the 1st K.O.S.B. at Gallipoli in October 1915 At some point he had been transferred to the 6th Battalion in France and was wounded and taken prisoner during the battle of Arras on 3rd May 1917. The photos show troops during the Battle.

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