George Riddell

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 200086
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 138 Alexander St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Riddell, 117 Myers St, Geelong, Melbourne, Australia

  • Father:

    George Riddell, 117 Myers St, Geelong, Melbourne, Australia

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Helen Halidy Payne, (partner ?) 48 Crescent Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

    1 Child (name unknown)

More about George Riddell

George Riddell   200086   Black Watch


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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