Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 200086
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion, Signal Section,
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 21
- Date of Death: 28.05.1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Pernes British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.D.7.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 138 Alexander St, Dundee
Elizabeth Riddell, 117 Myers St, Geelong, Melbourne, Australia
George Riddell, 117 Myers St, Geelong, Melbourne, Australia
Helen Halidy Payne, (partner ?) 48 Crescent Lane, Dundee
1 Child (name unknown)
More about George Riddell
George Riddell 200086 Black Watch
WOUNDED DUNDEE TERRITORIAL.
A member of the 4th Black Watch who was wounded in the battle of 9th May. George Riddell, 138 Alexander Street, is a bomb-thrower, and was wounded on the shoulder and arm.
Dundee Courier 29th May 1915
Private G. Riddell, Black Watch, whose mother resides at 138 Alexander Street, Dundee, is officially reported to have died from wounds.
Dundee Evening Telegraph 5th June 1918
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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