LieutenantRICHARDS, ROBERT CHAFFER

Service Number 79500

Died 26/11/1941

Aged 22

1st
Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.

Son of Cyril Duncan William and Mary Ray Richards, of Headington Quarry, Oxford. His brother, Walter Hughes Richards, also died on service.

Inscription

THE JAGGED RANGES WHERE THE BRAVEST GO HE CHOSE AND TURNED NOT BACK

Buried at TOBRUK WAR CEMETERY

Location: Libya
Number of casualties: 2272

Cemetery/memorial reference: 7. G. 6.

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Cemetery details

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.