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655598   Lance Corporal Richard Williamson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 11/01/2022
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 106 Field Company, Royal Engineers (British Army)
Died: 09/04/1918 (Killed in Action)
Richard Williamson was born in Dungannon, County Tyrone. Richard was living in Ballachulish when he enlisted in Kinlochleven in Scotland. Lance Corporal Richard Williamson was serving with the 106th Field Company of the Royal Engineers when he died on Tuesday 9th April 1918. Lance Corporal Williamson has no known grave and is commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial. He is also commemorated on Kinlochleven War Memorial.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen
Grave Ref: Panel 8 + 162
CWGC Casualty 877411
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
References and Links
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1 Poor Photo of L/Corp Richard Williamson's inscription
2 Kinlochleven War Memorial Details of those listed include Richard Williamson
3 Kinlochleven War Memorial forum post Photos of Kinlochleven War Memorial
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023