Ridsdale Charles Ernest Corporal 4453667

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Name Ridsdale Charles Ernest
Army number 4453667
Rank Corporal.
Decorations None yet known beyond service medals.
Date of birth Not yet known for certain but thought to have been born 26/9/1909 in Barnard Castle.
Age Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry - date not yet known. Posted to ? 6th Battalion DLI. Posted to 10th Battalion DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F.? Served Iceland? Transferred to the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers 17/6/1942 and posted to the 30th Battalion.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known but probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Subject to confirmation, but thought to have died in July 1996 at Redcar.
Home address Father - Charles - appeared to have been a stonemason in Barnard Castle. Mother - Mabel. Possible marriages identified but not certain which information is applicable to Corporal Ridsdale.
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