Son of William Ernest Black Richardson and Annie Neil Richardson of Cowdenbeath, Fife
He served with British Expeditionary Force.
Killed in Action B Squad 1st SAS in Operation Bulbasket. He is buried at Rom Communal Cemetery in France alongside his fallen comrades. Service number 92635.
British Army Casualty Lists report on 4 July 1944 he had previously reported missing believed to be a prisoner of war but was now reported not missing. He was reported killed in action on or shortly after 7 July 1944.
SAS and LRDG Roll of Honour
TNA ref WO417/89 British Army Casualty Lists