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1095 Lcpl Alfred Ridge
« on: February 20, 2014, 12:01:55 PM »
Sorry its late only just seen it.

There is a Militia file for a Alfred Ridge 16 years old joining the 6th Militia Bn 25th March 1906 then moving over the the regular Bn 1907.

His medal roll page for the BWM & VM buts him in the 1st Bn, 12th Bn & 11th Bn.

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Re: 1095 Lcpl Alfred Ridge
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2014, 12:47:31 PM »
Great Stuff Roy,

Many thanks.

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Re: 1095 Lcpl Alfred Ridge
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2014, 03:15:51 PM »
By all means. Leave it with me.
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Re: 1095 Lcpl Alfred Ridge
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2014, 04:03:53 PM »
PA 20514

Central Verification Office

English 20.02.18
From IRC Record

List of deaths

The underlisted paybooks were transfered to the Central Office for Estate without any further information. The owners of the last two paybooks died in January 1918 which has been noted accordingly, there is no further information available as regards the other entries on the list.

Ridge A. 12/1095 L/Cpl 18Bn Manchester Regt, D Coy.

Paybook transfered from Field Ambulance ( but could also mean Field Hospital as there is no direct equivalent in the the German army as far as I am aware).

PA 33287

Alfred Corporal, 1095 18Bn Manchester Regt, A Coy, died 21.01.18 at the Field Hospital Wewelgem. Handgranade wound posterior. Buried Wood Cemetery Menin.

PA20844

Ridge Alfred, died 21.01.18, Corporal 18 Manchester Regt A Coy, buried Wewelgem

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Re: 1095 Lcpl Alfred Ridge
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2014, 08:27:07 AM »
The Waldfriedhof Menen, to give it it's full name - Ehrenfriedhof Menen Wald Nr 62 (war cemetery Menen wood No 62) - is now the Menen German war cemetery which was started in 1917 after 3rd Ypres.
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Re: 1095 Lcpl Alfred Ridge
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2014, 04:39:06 AM »
Thanks Charlie,
It's a little strange that nothing tells us when or where Alfred was captured.  I'll keep digging.
Very helpful
Tim
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