1914/15 Star named 19983 PTE R F MIDDLEHURST R W FUS, British War & Victory Medals named 2 LIEUT R F MIDDLEHURST. Mounted as worn.
Richard Foster Middlehurst born 13th Dec 1889 in Wigan and went to Wigan Grammar School and was a Librarian living at 3 Church Street, Merthyr Tydfil. He enlisted into the ranks of the 16th Royal Welch Fusiliers numbered 19983 on 13th Jan 1915. After training he landed in France on 2nd Dec 1915 with them. He was granted a commission with the 6th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment on the 1st March 1917 and survived the war.