1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Richard Canlin

Contributed by: Glenda Margaret Hurst, on 2008-11-09

Richard Canlin
Rank
First Name Richard
Surname Canlin
Year of Birth 1896
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Royal Army Medical Corps
Place of Wartime Residence Langley Mill, Derbyshire

Richard's Story

First nephew of my great grandmother Emma Walker (nee Canlin) to be killed. Writing to Mrs Amos Canlin, (Richards' Mother) Col. Sir Almroth Wright said: 'Your Son was a good, hard-working boy, and did very good and useful work, everybody who worked with him was very much attached to him.'

Your Son was a good, hard-working boy

Richards' elder brother Frank was killed 28 May 1917

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