Gilbert Richardson - D. C. M.
Gilbert enlisted in the HCB in 1915, he went to France and was posted into the Royal Warwickshire Regiment (T.F). He was the 3rd son of Mr. H. Richardson.
From a local newspaper entry October 4 1919.
He joined up in the
Hunts. Cyclist Battalion in 1915, and was drafted overseas in 1916 to the Royal
Warwick Regiment, and was 18 years of age when he joined up. He took command of
the platoon when the officers were killed, and attacked the German trenches with
every success, when he was wounded."
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