Remembering Today 17/2/43 Fusilier:Henry John Richens,5343701,5th Bn. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Fusilier RICHENS, HENRY JOHN
    Service Number 5343701

    Died 17/02/1943

    5th Bn.
    Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
    Casualty
    Buried at SUNNINGHILL (ST. MICHAEL) CHURCHYARD EXTENSION

    Location: Berkshire, United Kingdom
    Number of casualties: 9

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Row 19. N.W. Sec. Grave 7.
     
  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: Henry Richens
    Given Initials: H J
    Rank: Fusilier
    Death Date: 17 Feb 1943
    Number: 5343701
    Birth Place: Berkshire
    Residence: Berkshire
    Branch at Enlistment: Infantry
    Theatre of War: United Kingdom
    Regiment at Death: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
    Branch at Death: Infantry


    UK and Ireland, Find A Grave Index, 1300s-Current
    Name: Henry John Richens
    Death Date: 17 Feb 1943
    Death Place: Sunninghill, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England
    Cemetery: St Michael and All Angels Churchyard
    Burial or Cremation Place: Sunninghill, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England
    Has Bio?: Y
    Henry John Richens (Unknown-1943) - Find A Grave...

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  3. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Two candidates on the 1939 Register:

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    Radley Gate Cottage, Hungerford R.D., Berkshire
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    Henry Richens 02 Aug 1885 Farm Carter
    Winifred K Richens 03 Apr 1894 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Henry J Richens 12 Oct 1921 Watercress Labourer

    However:

    NAME: Henry John Richens
    BIRTH: 12 Oct 1921
    DEATH: Oct 1994 - Surrey North-western

    Therefore:

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    9 Charters Cottages Bagshot Road, Windsor R.D., Berkshire
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    John W Richens 28 Sep 1881 Builders Labourer
    Eliza Richens 03 Mar 1884 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Henry J Richens 23 May 1914 Builder Labourer
    Sorry, this record is officially closed.

    Marriages Jun 1911
    Richens John W Windsor 2c 1049
    Sharp Eliza Windsor 2c 1049

    Births Mar 1913
    Richens Thomas W Sharp Easthampstead 2c 775

    Births Jun 1914
    RICHENS Henry J Sharp Easthampstead 2c 794

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