Brickwood, Richard Stanley Jr.

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Rank: Private
  • Branch: 34th Battalion & 2nd Battalion, Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force
  • Regiment number: 603049
  • Date of birth: January 29, 1891
  • Where born: London, England
  • Date of death: October 7, 1916
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Commemorated: 2nd Canadian Cemetery, Sunken Road, Contalmaison, Somme, France; Cenotaph Victoria Park, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
  • Years of service: August 23, 1915 - October 7, 1916
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Richard Stanley Brickwood was born Jan. 29, 1891, in London, England, son of Charlotte and Richard Brickwood.

 A farmer, he had married by the time he enlisted, on Aug. 23, 1915. His wife Daisy of R. R. #5, Embro was listed as next of kin.

He was killed in action on Oct. 7, 1916, and is commemorated in the 2nd Canadian Cemetery, Sunken Road, Contalmaison, Somme, France.

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