Major C. R. Richardson M.C.Print Page
Gates commemorate Major C. R. Richardson, a former pupil of the school who died in 1946. The gates on Barney Street, a gift from J.Richardson & Co. Limited , were opened and blessed by Bishop Moyes on 18 August, 1957.
Clifford Russell Richardson attended TAS from February 1901 to Easter 1907. He was a prefect, vice-captain of the 1st XI, a member of the 1st XV and a sergeant in the cadets. He enlisted soon after war was declared in 1914 and sailed to Egypt later that year. Landing in Gallipoli, he was severely wounded in his right arm. The first Australian officer to be awarded the Military Cross, he died in 1946, aged 56.
|Address:||Barney Street, The Armidale School, Armidale, 2350|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -30.519196|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.