Ritson, James Bede


War Service:
Private 2002 JAMES BEDE RITSON of 1/20th (Blackheath and Woolwich) battalion, London Regiment was killed in action on 27 September 1915.

He has no known grave and is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the rolls of honour of the 20th London Regiment and St Mark’s church, Clarendon Rise whose roll is now displayed in St Stephen’s church.

He was 21 years old, the son of Ernest George Ritson. He was born in South Shields and lived at 12 Eastdown Park, Lewisham.

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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