We remember Eric Dryden

We remember Eric Dryden

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland United Kingdom Source:1701164 Source:9592807 25th January 1893
1901
location 24 Victoria Square, Jesmond, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland United Kingdom parents address Source:9592788 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 9 Source:9592788 31st March 1911
1911
dates Age 18 Source:9592777 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Shipping Clerk Newcastle, Northumberland United Kingdom Source:9592777 2nd April 1911
1911
location Brandling Park, Newcastle, Northhumberland United Kingdom parents address Source:9592777 2nd April 1911
1915
hospitalisation Made the daily wounded list for May 20th, 1915 Hospital/Institution Source:9592757 12th May 1915
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9592648 11th January 1916
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant temporary Captain Durham Light Infantry Source:9592648 11th January 1916
service British Army Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry Source:1701164
service British Army Captain Durham Light Infantry Source:1701164
service British Army Durham Light Infantry Source:9377267
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9595993
1954
death Not War Related Newry, Northern Ireland United Kingdom Source:9587418 19th September 1954

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Eric
Initials E
Last Name Dryden,
Source 9592648
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
24 Victoria Square, Jesmond, Newcastle on Tyne, Northumberland United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Brandling Park, Newcastle, Northhumberland United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Durham Light Infantry Lieutenant
British Army Durham Light Infantry Captain
British Army Durham Light Infantry
British Army Durham Light Infantry Second Lieutenant temporary Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
MC British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Frances nee Hall mother
Henry Francis Dryden father

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Medal Index Cards Transcription Peter6648
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Peter6648
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Peter6648
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Peter6648
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Peter6648
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Peter6648

External Evidence

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May 1915 casualty list Barbara118430
1918 Army List Barbara118430
Obituary of Eric Dryden Barbara118430
Military Cross: Second Lieutenant Eric acting Captain DRYDEN Peter6648
British Newspaper Archive Newcastle Journal 17 May 1915 Peter6648
Durham City Council website, page dedicated to Dryden Barbara118430

Multimedia

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Eric Dryden in uniform during the war Barbara118430
Eric Dryden in uniform, after the war Barbara118430

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