We remember Fred Ridehalgh

We remember Fred Ridehalgh

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
sibling William R Ridehalgh Source:9032178 1885
1890
sibling Elizabeth Ridehalgh Source:9110656 1890
1891
birth Waterfoot, Lancs United Kingdom Source:7466107 Source:9032177 1891
1898
sibling Gertrude Ridehalgh Source:9032178 1898
1911
location 56 Old Street, Newchurch United Kingdom parents address Source:9110656 1911
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:3737453 17th August 1915
1916
dates Age 25 Source:7466107 16th September 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 1013 Welsh Guards Source:9032177 1916
enlistment Bacup, Lancs United Kingdom Source:9032177
service British Army Private 21604 Grenadier Guards Source:9032177
location 2 Chancel Street, Newchurch, Rossendale United Kingdom parents address Source:7466107
1916
death Killed in Action 1st Battalion Welsh Guards fought in the later stages of the Battle of the Somme, in particular the Battle of Flers–Courcelette (15-16 and 20-22 September 1916). Somme France Source:7466107 16th September 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France Fred Ridehalgh has No known grave. He is commemorated on Pier and Face 7D of the Thiepval Memorial. Source:7466107

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Fred
Initials F
Last Name Ridehalgh
Source 3737453
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
2 Chancel Street, Newchurch, Rossendale United Kingdom parents address
56 Old Street, Newchurch United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 21604 Grenadier Guards Private
British Army 1013 Welsh Guards Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Lydia Ridehalgh mother
Moses Ridehalgh father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William R Ridehalgh brother 1885
Gertrude Ridehalgh sister 1898
Elizabeth Ridehalgh sister 1890
Religion
DateReligionSource
1916-09-16 Unitarian

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Welsh Guards 1914-1918 Transcription Selena49658
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Selena49658
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ian105013

External Evidence

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Bethlehem Unitarian Church - War Memorial Window Ian105013
Detail of Pier and Face 7D of the Thiepval Memorial Ian105013
Brother - Private William Robert Ridehalgh Ian105013

Multimedia

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14/15 Star, BWM and Victory Ian105013
Bethlehem Unitarian Church - War Memorial Window Ian105013
Welsh Guards Cap Badge Ian105013
IWGC Cemetery Register Ian105013
Pier and Panel 7d on the Thiepval Memorial Ian105013
Detail of Pier and Face 7D Ian105013
Rawtenstall War Memorial (Photo LFHHS 2000) Ian105013
Bethlehem Unitarian Church - Memorial Ian105013
Medal Index Card Ian105013
Bethlehem Unitarian Church Calender Ian105013
Bethlehem Unitarian Church Calender Ian105013
Rawtenstall Municipal War Memorial Ian105013
Bethlehem Unitarian Church Centenary Bazaar Book Ian105013

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