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William Ridsdale

William Ridsdale

Male 1913 - 1944  (30 years)

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  • Name William Ridsdale 
    Birth Registration Between 1 Jul 1913 and 30 Sep 1913  Holbeck Registration District, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vol. 9b, p. 1003 
    • William Ridsdale, mother maiden name Brown, was born.
    Born 22 Aug 1913  Holbeck, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Aug 1944 
    • Sjt. William Ridsdale, age 30, born Leeds, killed in action in Europe on 8 Aug 1944

      Royal Artillery Other Ranks: casualty cards 1939-1947

      First name(s)       William
      Last name       Ridsdale
      Death year       1944
      Death date       8 Aug 1944
      Service number       845624
      Regiment       Royal Artillery
      Record set       Royal Artillery Other Ranks: casualty cards 1939-1947
      Category       Military, armed forces & conflict
      Record collection       Second world war
      Collections from       Great Britain
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      GRO WAR DEATHS ARMY OTHER RANKS (1939 to 1948)
      First name(s)       William
      Last name       Ridsdale
      Death year       1944
      Service number       845624
      Rank       Sergeant
      Regiment or unit       Royal Artillery
      Record source       GRO War Death Army Other Ranks (1939 to 1948)
      Volume       15
      Page       112
      Record set       British Nationals Armed Forces Deaths 1796-2005
      Category       Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)
      Subcategory       Deaths & burials
      Collections from       United Kingdom
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      Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945
      First name(s)       William
      Last name       Ridsdale
      Service number       845624
      Rank       Serjeant
      Regiment       Royal Artillery
      Birth place       Leeds
      Residence       Newcastle-On-Tyne
      Death year       1944
      Death day       8
      Death month       8
      Theatre of war       Western Europe Campaign, 1944/45
      Record set       Army Roll Of Honour 1939-1945
      Category       Military Service & Conflict
      Subcategory       Second World War
      Collections from       United Kingdom
    Centopath Aft 8 Aug 1944  Bayeux War Cemetery, Bayeux, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Final resting place unknown. Name listed on the Bayeux Memorial at Panel 11, Column 1.
    FindaGrave Memorial # 56277158 
    Link to FindaGrave Memorial http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56277158 
    Person ID I79482  Ridsdale Families
    Last Modified 10 May 2017 

    Father William Ridsdale,   b. Bef 8 Jun 1890, Goole, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1 Apr 1949 and 30 Jun 1949, Hemsworth Registration District, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Rachel Brown,   b. 24 Dec 1892,   d. Between 1 Oct 1971 and 31 Dec 1971, Leicester Registration District, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Marriage Registration Between 1 Jul 1912 and 30 Sep 1912  Leeds Registration District, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vol. 9b, p. 1035 
    • William Ridsdale and Racel Brown were married.
    Married 24 Aug 1912  Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to his service records, he was married at the Register Office, Leeds.
    Family ID F2067  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth Registration - Vol. 9b, p. 1003 - Between 1 Jul 1913 and 30 Sep 1913 - Holbeck Registration District, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Aug 1913 - Holbeck, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCentopath - Aft 8 Aug 1944 - Bayeux War Cemetery, Bayeux, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Ridsdale (1913-1944)
    William Ridsdale (1913-1944)
    Christmas time 1934 photo from William "Billy" Ridsdale and Eva (unidentified). On reverse it reads "Xmas Greetings to auntie Hilda, uncle Joseph, and Margaret"