Lt Leslie Richmond (WW1) and his posthumous son Captain Leslie Richmond (WW2)

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Reference WMO268532

Address:

Parish Church

Old Military Road

Caputh, Perthshire

Scotland

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Metal Brass
  • Timber Timber (any)
Lettering: Raised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Brass Plaque with raised lettering o wooden backboard. The father died on the 23rd of August, which leads to speculation on the Scottish War Memorials posting that he may have been one of the first Scottish officers killed at the Battle of Mons, if not the first. It is also suggested that he might be the first Australian born casualty of the war, the family having moved to Australia but later returned. There is also a plaque to the father in Monzie Kirk, WMO 268533.
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To the Glory of God/and to the memory of/Leslie Richmond/Lieutenant, 1st Battalion/Gordon Highlanders/third son of James/Richmond of Kincairney/born 1888-Killed in action/at Mons 23rd August 1914/and of his only child/Leslie Richmond/Captain Royal Hussars/born 29th January 1915 Killed/in Action in France 1940. The son was born three months after the death of the father.

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