Rank: Private
Service Number:27164.
Regiment: 1st Bn. Kings Shropshire Light Infantry
Died of wounds Tuesday 2nd April 1918
Age 30
County Memorial Lymm
Commemorated\Buried Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy
Grave\Panel Ref: Noreuil German Cem. Mem. 2.

Richard Forster's Story.

Richard was born in 1899 in Heatley, Lymm and from the age of 2 resided with his Uncle and Aunt, William and Alice Mantle at Sandy Lane, Lymm.
He attended Oughtrington school and was employed by Moore & Co Ltd, Salt Works, Heatley, Lymm
He was reported missing in action on 21st March 1918.  He died on 2nd April 1918 aed 30.

Researched and compiled by Lynn Smith