Richards, A. G. (Gerald), 1921-

Identity area

Type of entity


Authorized form of name

Richards, A. G. (Gerald), 1921-

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence



Gerald Richards was born in Calgary. After graduating from high school in 1937, he started work at The Calgary Herald. In February 1940 he joined the Calgary Highlanders and was sent to England later in the year. He returned to Canada in 1942 and was commissioned as a Lieutenant, taking his training at the Gordon Head Training Camp, Victoria B.C. He was sent back to England in 1943 and was in several other battalions. Later that year he went to Algeria with the P.P.C.L.I., and then to Sicily and Italy. He was wounded at Ortona and spent his recovery in England and Canada. After the war, he studied medicine and became a doctor of internal medicine.


Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Subject access points

Place access points


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier


Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion




Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places