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Name: John RIDLEY
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J Service No.: 24/1225
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Kepier Chare, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 45
Unit: 24th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (1st Tyneside Irish) (3rd Bn Special Reserve)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 7 Crawcrook Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Masons labourer.
How Died: Died of meningitis.
Date of Death: Sunday 10th March 1918
Place of Death: City Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Walkergate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Battle/Campaign:
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: St. John's Churchyard, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. North West of main path.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 12th March 1918.
Family Details:
Son of Robert Eltringham Ridley and Elizabeth Ridley. Husband of Mary Jane Ridley of Crawcrook Terrace, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Death Certificate.
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