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Royal Marines Casualties

Riddleston, Wilfred

By March 26, 2014No Comments
Riddlestone, W

Wilf Riddlestone

Riddlestone memorial

Wilf is commemorated at Saint Lawrence’s churchyard at Rowhedge

Biographical Notes

Son of Walter Charles and Lilly Riddleston, of Hyde, Cheshire. Pre-war the family lived in Rowhedge and his 3 year old sister, Barbara, who died in May 1924 is buried in Saint Lawrence’s churchyard at Rowhedge, where Wilf is commemorated (see picture above, kindly provided by Ted Sparrow).

Wilf sent this sketch home to his family from HMS Dunedin:

Sketch by Marine Riddlestone