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Place of Birth: Rigg, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Service No: 13727
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 'A' Coy 1/6th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1918-04-30
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 82 to 85.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
James Tuddenham was the son of James and Elizabeth Tuddenham, née Finlayson. James senior was born at Tabley near Knutsford, Cheshire and Elizabeth at Dunblane, Perthshire.
1901 Gretna, Dumfriesshire Census: Crabtree Hall - James Tuddenham, aged 5 years, born Gretna, son of James and Elizabeth Tuddenham.
1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 4, Earlham Street - James Tuddenham, aged 15 years, born Gretna, Dumfriesshire. [James was living with his sister, Isabella and brother-in-law John Albert Squires.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte James Tuddenham, 13727, West Riding Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: 1 - France. Date of entry therein: 26 August 1915.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte James Tuddenham, 13727, 10th W. Rid. R.; 9th W. Rid. R.; 1/6 W. Rid. R. K in A. 30/4/18. [James served with 'A' Coy 10th W. Rid. R.]
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte James Tuddenham, 13727, 1/6th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 30.4.18 France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother and sole legatee - Elizabeth. £25 16s. 9d.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Guiseley Terriers: A Small Part in The Great War - A History of the 1/6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment’ by Stephen Barber (2018).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
TREDDENHAM [sic], James, aged 23, West Riding Regiment, formerly of Earby, killed in action April 20, 1918.
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Private James TUDDENHAM
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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