Ridler, George John


War Service:
Lieutenant GEORGE JOHN RIDLER of Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division was killed on 26 March 1918.
According to his obituary in The Times of 5 April 1918 he died “while bravely defending his position against overwhelming numbers of the enemy.”

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the memorial at Haberdashers' Aske's school, New Cross.

He was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs John Ridler of Brockley. In the summer of 1915 he married Beatrice Langsford of Cricklewood.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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