Regimental Number: 811728
Branch: 138th Battalion; 128th Battalion; 28th Battalion
Richard was born in Stouffville, Ontario on August 20, 1892. He came to Grande Prairie in 1911 and filed on a homestead at 21-73-8-W6. In December of 1915 Richard enlisted in the Canadian army. Toward the end of the war, in October of 1918, he received a gunshot wound to the left thigh. He visited Grande Prairie in March of 1919, intending to return to his homestead after receiving his discharge. According to his military service file, Richard was living in California in 1923. Richard and his wife Jean were living in Vancouver at the time of his death on March 28, 1956.
Source: Buffalo Trails p. 251