|Collection type||Private Record|
|Object type||Letter, Papers|
Ridley, John Gotch
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM315 419/086/012|
First World War, 1914-1918
|Copying Provisions||Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition|
Ridley, John Gotch MC (Lieutenant, b.1896 - d.1976)
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.