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Wigan Rugby Players   Views: 1685
Grave of Richard Ramsdale   Comments: 6
Photo: Brian Barrow   Item #: 13910  
 
Grave of Richard Ramsdale

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  This is a photo of the grave of the late Richard Ramsdale, Wigan and England rugby forward. He is buried with his sister Susannah.
Richard Ramsdale is my wife's great uncle.
 

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Comments by Keith, 8th March 2010  
According to the Wigan RLFC 1895 - 1986 records, Richard played for the club between 1905 to 1920 and played 248 games, scoring 29 tries. What a shame he died so young.

Comments by irene roberts nee griffiths, 9th March 2010  
Where is the grave, please?

Comments by R Howgate, 25th September 2012  rhowgate@yahoo.com 
I think I am right in saying that Richard Ramsdale and Percy Coldrick played in the famous "Rorke's Drift" test match in Australia when the Britian side hung on to win despite many injued players [ no substitutes then]

Comments by Brian B, 16th November 2012  
You are correct both Dick Ramsdale and Percy Coldrick played in the 1914 Rorkes Drift Test

Comments by Neil Cain, 4th May 2013  
Brian his sister Margaret, buried with parents James and Susannah of Foundry Street second section on left through same cemetery gates,was my great aunt.

Comments by Jim, 4th February 2017  
It appears he was wrongly reported as killed during WW1 by the Wigan Examiner during WW1 from this newspaper entry at Wigan Archives: http://archives.wigan.gov.uk/archive/first-world-war-records/wigan-newspaper-extracts-1914-1918/186801#prettyPhoto

 
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