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John Richard RIDDIOUGH

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Surname: RIDDIOUGH

Forename(s): John Richard

Place of Birth: Burnley, Lancashire

Service No: 95413

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Tank Corps

Battalion / Unit: 8th Battalion

Division: ---

Age: 23

Date of Death: 1918-08-08

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 11.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: SALTERFORTH, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

John Richard Riddiough was the son of Richard and Mary Ann Riddiough, née Clayton. Both parents were born at Burnley, Lancashire.

1901 Salterforth, Yorkshire Census: Park View Terrace - John R. Riddiough, aged 5 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of Richard and Mary A. Riddiough.

1911 Salterforth, Yorkshire Census: Park View Terrace - John Richard Riddiough, aged 15 years, born Burnley, Lancashire, son of Richard and Mary Ann Riddiough.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John Richard Riddiough, 10/20679, 7th East Lancashire Regiment; 95413, Tank Corps. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 28 December 1915.

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Tank Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Tank Corps

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Surname: RIDDIOUGH

Forename(s): John Richard

Born: Burnley, Lancs

Residence:

Enlisted: Burnley

Number: 95413

Rank: Private

Regiment: Tank Corps

Battalion:

Decorations:

Died Date: 08/08/18

Died How: Died of wounds

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes: Formerly 20679, East Lancashire Regiment

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Surname: RIDDIOUGH

Forename(s): John Richard

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 95413

Rank: Private

Regiment: Tank Corps

Unit: 8th Bn.

Age: 23

Awards:

Died Date: 08/08/1918

Additional Information: Son of Richard and Mary Ann Riddiough, of Park View Terrace, Salterforth, Colne.

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ROLL CALL OF THE SKIPTON DIVISION LIBERAL & CONSERVATIVE ASSOCIATIONS, August 4th 1914 - August 4th 1916

ROLL CALL OF THE SKIPTON DIVISION LIBERAL & CONSERVATIVE ASSOCIATIONS, August 4th 1914 - August 4th 1916

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28 July 1916

SALTERFORTH – Soldiers wounded

Privates J. Riddiough and G. Hogarth are both in hospital suffering from wounds received during the great advance. Both formerly resided in Park View Terrace, and were weavers prior to enlisting. The former has been brought to Keighley, whilst the latter is in hospital in France. At time of writing both are reported to be progressing favourably.

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