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Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland
12th August 1915
Killed in action when the 6th DCLI were barracked in the cellars and cloisters of Ypres town when intense shelling trapped hundreds of men; Richard lost his life when attempting to save his men, he was caught in the explosion of a massive shell
Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium
First World War
6th Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Originally exhumed from the ruins of the cathedral in Ypres.