Ridley Patrick George Cpl 4443520
Name Ridley Patrick George
Army number 4443520
Date of birth Born Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham - research suggests in 1905, mother's name Rebecca Ridley.
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.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Wounded Possibly - likely to have been on 20/5/1940 if this was the case.
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