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9671: Wallace Robert Buffett Ridler Row

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posted on 2024-01-18, 17:34 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Wallace was the Uncle of Brenda's mother. He was a rifleman in the Queen Vic Rifles, London Regiment, regiment number 1666. He was born in 1893 in Stogursey, Taunton, Somerset to William Robert Raffett Ridler-Rowe and Emma a local land owner. Before the war Wallace was an Apprentice Draper He was killed in action on the first day of the Somme, 1st July 1916 in France. His name is on the Stogursey War Memorial. He is buried at Gommecourt British Cemetery No 2. A ring was found which may have been his but the family are not sure.

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Name of contributor(s)

Anon

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

Mother's Uncle

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1916

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

Somme, France

Object(s)

Letters, photographs, National Insurance/Medical ticket, service sheet, 2 service medals and envelope, pocket watch, dog tag and envelope, golden band ring

Community Collection Day

Williton Pavilion, West Somerset (06/04/19)

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