We remember Tom Briddock

We remember Tom Briddock

Timeline

Timeline

1870
birth Dukinfield, Greater Manchester United Kingdom Source:6180841 17th February 1870
1889
events Service at Home and Abroad Service Record United Kingdom Source:6183894 20th March 1889 - 11th November 1891
1889
dates Age 19 Source:6183894 22nd March 1889
1889
enlistment Preston, Lancs United Kingdom Source:6183894 22nd March 1889
1889
service British Army Gunner 71707 Royal Field Artillery 4 Brigade Depot Source:6183894 23rd April 1889
1889
service British Army Gunner 71707 Royal Field Artillery 57th Battery Source:6183894 1st July 1889
1891
service British Army Gunner 71707 Royal Field Artillery 47th Battery Source:6183894 12th October 1891
1891
events Service at Home and Abroad Service Record India Source:6183894 12th November 1891 - 12th March 1897
1895
service British Army Bombardier 71707 Royal Field Artillery Source:6183894 1st January 1895
1897
service British Army Gunner 71707 Royal Field Artillery Depot Source:6183894 25th February 1897
1897
events Service at Home and Abroad Service Record United Kingdom Source:6183894 19th March 1897 - 21st March 1902
1899
dates Age 29 Source:6178445 19th August 1899
1899
marriage Mary Hannah Whitehead Source:6178445 19th August 1899
1900
service British Army Gunner 71707 Royal Field Artillery 136 Battery Source:6183894 14th June 1900
1902
discharge Source:6183894 21st March 1902
1914
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:491221 28th October 1914
1915
dates Age 45 Source:6180872 20th May 1915
employment Labourer United Kingdom Source:6178445
employment Piecer Source:6183894
service British Army 12743 Royal Field Artillery Source:6181151
service British Army Gunner 12743 Royal Field Artillery 7th Reserve Battery Source:9363286
1915
death War Related Sickness Chronic Valvular Disease (Mitral) Anasarca St Joseph's Hospital, Preston, Lancs. United Kingdom Source:6180872 20th May 1915
burial Oldham (hollinwood) Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Lancashire United Kingdom E2. 149. Source:9363286

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Tom
Initials T
Last Name Briddock
Source 491221
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 12743 Royal Field Artillery
British Army 71707 Royal Field Artillery 4 Brigade Depot Gunner
British Army 71707 Royal Field Artillery 57th Battery Gunner
British Army 71707 Royal Field Artillery 47th Battery Gunner
British Army 71707 Royal Field Artillery Bombardier
British Army 71707 Royal Field Artillery Depot Gunner
British Army 71707 Royal Field Artillery 136 Battery Gunner
British Army 12743 Royal Field Artillery 7th Reserve Battery Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star with Clasp First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Unknown First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ann Hall mother
Joseph Briddock father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Hannah Whitehead wife 19th August 1899
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Pale Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1889-03-22 5'6"

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Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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A report of Tom's Military Funeral in Oldham. Bill26728
Index Record of Birth Bill26728
1871 Census Bill26728
1881 Census Bill26728
1891 Census Bill26728
1901 Census Bill26728
1911 Census for England and Wales. Bill26728
Attestation Record Bill26728
Medal Index Card Bill26728
Nominal Roll Deceased Soldiers awarded Clasp to "1914 Star" Bill26728
CD: Oldham Chronicle, Saturday Edition WW1 Bill26728
Co-operative Wholesale Society Limited Bill26728
Military Record of pre-WW1 service with RFA Bill26728
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Yvonne27542

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