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Private 25/1250 John Ridley served with the 25th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion. Northumberland Fusiliers. He was a miner at St Hilda's Colliery and was serving with 'C' company when he was wounded on October 16 NW of Poelcapelle. He was 20 years old when he died on November 5. 1917. He was the son of John & Christiana Ridley, who lived at 16 Military Rd. South Shields.


Below: Three views of Military Rd (demolished) To find the location of Military Rd, consult the map

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