Monday, 30 May 2016

Ernest Riddiough 1893 -1915

Cpl Ernest Riddiough - Barnsley Chronicle 21st August 1915
with thanks to Barnsley Archives
Born: 1893

Military Service:

Regiment and Battalion York and Lancaster, "C" Coy 5th Battalion
Service number and rank: 1818 Corporal
Entered Theatre of War: Egypt 13th April 1915
Awards: The British War Medal and the Victory Medal and the 1915 Star

Death:    17th July 1915  age 22  

CWGC Remembered: Ypres Menin Gate Memorial
Panel Reference: 36 and 55

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:

Son of John and Esther Annie Riddiough, 20 Summer Street Barnsley.
St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial (he is listed as a Private)

Links & Notes:

Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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