2nd Lt. Stanley Adolphus Richard de/dit Leschery


He enlisted in ADRIC as "W A S Richard-de-Leschery" The combination is of Wladimir Adolphus Stanley Richard-de/dit-Leschery. He claimed to be born France 6 Nov 1889

Adolphus Stanley Richard de Leschery was born in 1896 of Swiss parents.  Adolphus Stanley's father was Waldemar Richard-dit-Leschery and his mother was Marie Laure Bridel.  His maternal grandparents were Eugene Charles Bridel (Schwab) and Marie Ann Wermuth. He has four brothers named Dieudonné Herbert, Charles Henry Gordon, Devic Gerald and Roger George.  He is the second oldest of the five children.

1896 Jan 20 Born Lewisham

1911 census at Mont Cochon Hill, Jersey

1915 Jun 24 Commissioned 2nd Lt - Stanley Adolphus Richard de Leschery

1916 Feb 11. The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Temporary Second Lieutenant Stanley A. R. de Leschery relinquishes his commission an account of ill-health.

1917 Nov 2. Attested in Jersey to Seaforth Highlanders in Jersey. Transferred to Cameron Highlanders. He was a Stockbrokers Clerk. His address is as on the SWB card above.

1918 Apr 7 Posted to France

1918 Sep 3. Having spent most of this period in hospital he was struck off. But refused a SWB on the grounds of "No Disability"

1920 Nov 10. Joined ADRIC with service no 1011 . Posted to H Coy.

1921 Jul 15 to 31 on Leave

1921 Nov 28 to 27 Dec on Leave

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1941 Jan 17 Living in Jersey under German occupation, Blue registration form of Stanley Richard dit Leschery, of 16, Bellozanne Avenue, St Helier, born 20/01/1896, and John Richard dit Leschery, 10/01/1932, registered as child on back of card The form contains a photo

1947 Died Jersey aged 49 (Ancestry tree)