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|Army number=4443520
 
|Army number=4443520
 
|Rank=Cpl
 
|Rank=Cpl
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|Date of birth=Born Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham - research suggests in 1905, mother's name Rebecca Ridley.
 
|Age=35
 
|Age=35
|Unit=8th Bn Durham Light Infantry T 6/5/26 4 yr, Disch 19/12/29, R/E 25/4/39 8th Bn DLI 4 yr, Posted 11th Bn DLI, KILLED in ACTION 23/5/40 with 11th Bn DLI.
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|Unit=Enlisted at Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham, aged 19, in the 8th (Territorial) Bn of The Durham Light Infantry on 6/5/1926 for 4 years.  Discharged 19/12/1929.  Re-enlisted 25/4/1939 in the 8th Bn of The DLI for 4 years.  Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939.  Served BEF.  Reported missing 20 - 24/5/40.  Now known to have been KILLED in ACTION or DIED of WOUNDS 23/5/40 with 11th Battalion DLI.
|Died/Killed in action=23-May-40
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|Joined Brigade=Probably 1/9/1939.
|Home address=Enlisted Houghton-le-Spring, aged 19, Miner, born Houghton-le-Spring - research suggests in 1905, mother's name Rebecca RidleyReported missing 20 - 24/5/40.  Commemorated Column 121, Dunkirk Memorial.
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|Died/Killed in action=23-May-40.
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|Home address=Resident of County DurhamMinerNo further family information as yet.    Commemorated Column 121, Dunkirk Memorial.
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
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Name Ridley Patrick George
Army number 4443520
Rank Cpl
Decorations
Date of birth Born Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham - research suggests in 1905, mother's name Rebecca Ridley.
Age 35
Unit Enlisted at Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham, aged 19, in the 8th (Territorial) Bn of The Durham Light Infantry on 6/5/1926 for 4 years. Discharged 19/12/1929. Re-enlisted 25/4/1939 in the 8th Bn of The DLI for 4 years. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF. Reported missing 20 - 24/5/40. Now known to have been KILLED in ACTION or DIED of WOUNDS 23/5/40 with 11th Battalion DLI.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 23-May-40.
Home address Resident of County Durham. Miner. No further family information as yet. Commemorated Column 121, Dunkirk Memorial.
Source table 11DLI