Ridley, John Gotch MC (Lieutenant, b.1896 - d.1976)

Accession Number 3DRL/6428
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 4 ITEMS
Object type Letter, Papers
Maker Ridley, John Gotch
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/086/012
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright restrictions apply. Only personal, non-commercial, research and study use permitted. Permission of copyright holder required for any commercial use and/or reproduction.

Collection relating to the First World War service of Lt John Gotch Ridley, 53 Battalion. Collection consists of four volumes of letters (710 in all) written by Ridley to his family. The letters describe his service in France, hospitalisation in England, and the awarding of the Military Cross for action near Bullicourt in 1918. Also included are copies of telegrams between 1916-1919.