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Ridley, Edward D., d 1945 (Grenadier Guardsman)



  • Existence: d 1945


He was Captain in the Grenadier Guards during the First World War, and he served mainly in northern France and Belgium (Bethune; Festubert; Ypres; La Bassee). Later he became a Colonel, and then he went on to become Director of the Small Arms Factory at Enfield.

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Captain Edward D. Ridley: diaries and letters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7065-7070
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of diaries and letters, photgraphs, telegrams, postcards, cuttings and maps from the First World War.

Dates: 1914-1918
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