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Richmond, Leslie (1915–1940)

Captain Leslie Richmond Royal 10th Hussars news of whose death in action in Belgium on May 28 has just been received was a member of the English branch of a family well known as pastoralists in Australia. He was just 24 and had recently married Miss Susan Sykes daughter of Major Sykes 7th Hussars. His father Lieut Leslie Richmond, the Gordon Highlanders was killed at Mons on August 23 1914 six months before Captain Richmond was born. His mother Mrs Ruth Richmond daughter of Captain Greenwood the Royal 10th Hussars survives him. Captain Richmond was a grandson of the late James Richmond who for many years owned the famous Haddon Rig stud and was part owner of Gingie and of Kincairney, Scotland. He was a nephew of Major George Richmond of Mogila Goodooga (NSW) and of Kincairney, Scotland

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'Richmond, Leslie (1915–1940)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/richmond-leslie-18260/text29849, accessed 17 November 2019.

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