Private, , 9th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusilers; formerly , Monmouthshire Yeomanry
|Born Wem, in 1892, the son of Samuel (born 1853, Wem, Shropshire; died 1927, Wem, Shropshire; Tailor & Draper) & Mary Alice Butter (ne้ Gough, born 1861, Wem, Shropshire; died 1894, Wem, Shropshire).|
1901 Census: Richard is listed as living at 54, High St., Wem, with his father and stepmother, Elizabeth Mary. Siblings are Francis (born 1886), Mary (born 1886) and Kathleen (born 1889).
1911 Census: Richard is listed as a tailor's assistant.
Enlisted at Southwald.
Received the Victory medal and the British medal.