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Benjamin RIDEHOUGH

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Surname: RIDEHOUGH

Forename(s): Benjamin

Place of Birth: Gisburn, Yorkshire

Service No: 285043

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Welsh Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion

Division: 19th (Western) Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1918-03-23

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Bay 6.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

Benjamin Ridehough was the son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Ridehough, née Parker. Benjamin, senior, was born at Halifax and Elizabeth at Gisburn, Yorkshire.

1881 Gisburn, Yorkshire Census: Benjamin Riddihough, aged 3 years, born Gisburn, son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Ridihough. [Elizabeth died in October 1881.]

1891 Great Harwood, Lancashire Census: 85, Blackburn Road - Benjamin Ridehough, aged 14 years, born Gisburn, Yorkshire, son of Benjamin and [stepson of] Martha Ridehough. [Benjamin had married Martha Ireland in 1882.]

Benjamin was married to Mary Ellen Johnson in 1898.

1901 Great Harwood, Lancashire Census: 14, St. Lawrence Street - Benjamin Ridehough, aged 24, born Gisburn, Yorkshire, husband of Mary E. Ridehough.

1911 Great Harwood, Lancashire Census: 4, Game Street Street - Benjamin Ridehough, aged 34, born Gisburn, Yorkshire, husband of Mary Ellen Ridehough.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Benjamin Ridehough, 203779, Liverpool Regiment; 285043, Welsh Regiment.

Benjamin is commemorated on the Great Harwood War Memorial.

Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Welsh Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Welsh Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 19th (Western) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 19th (Western) Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: RIDEHOUGH

Forename(s): Benjamin

Born: Gisburn, Yorks

Residence:

Enlisted: Great Harwood, Lancs

Number: 285043

Rank: Private

Regiment: Welsh Regiment

Battalion: 9th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 23/03/18

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes: Formerly 203779, L'pool Regt.

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: RIDEHOUGH

Forename(s): Benjamin

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 285043

Rank: Private

Regiment: Welsh Regiment

Unit: 9th Bn.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 23/03/1918

Additional Information:

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