Edward Holme Richmond
Son of Mrs. E. Richmond, of Henley St., Green Island, Dunedin. Born at Oamaru. Served on the Western Front, 1917-18.
INQUEST AT DUNEDIN OPENED TO-DAY. Edward Holme Richmond, single, a shearer and wool classer, aged twenty nine years, died at the Dunedin Hospital at 4.30 yesterday afternoon whilst being operated upon for an injury to his hand. Richmond, served with the 26th Reinforcements. When he returned in October or November, 1918, he was suffering from a wound in the hand. This wound, necessitated surgical treatment. He went into the hospital on the 27th June this year. The treatment consisted of three orthopaedic operations. The second of these operations was performed a month ago. The third was fixed for yesterday. Dr J. Renfrew White was the operating surgeon; Dr Marion Whyte administered. The anaesthetic. It is said that the patient took the anaesthetic badly, his nerves being a trouble, and that his breathing became difficult, and though the usual restoratives were applied he expired in ten minutes.
EVENING STAR, ISSUE 17745, 20 AUGUST 1921, PAGE 9
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