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  cap badgePrivate John Reddy

1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Service No: 24484

John Reddy grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of Bernard Reddy and Anne Reddy of 68a Coats St, Coatbridge. John's Pension was awarded to his mother Anne then to his father Bernard on the 26/11/1918.

Born / Resided

Magherard, Co. Donegal / 68a Coats St, Coatbridge

Died

Died of Wounds (Gas) 09/08/1916 at the 87th Field Ambulance

Enlisted

Hamilton

Employed

previously a Miner in Bonnybridge

Age

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Buried / Remembered

Bedford House Cemetery (Enclosure No.2 IV. C. 45), West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery / Memorial Information

In all, 5,139 Commonwealth servicemen of the First World War are buried or commemorated in the enclosures of Bedford House Cemetery. 3,011 of the burials are unidentified but special memorials commemorate a number of casualties known or believed to be buried among them. Other special memorials name casualties buried in other cemeteries whose graves could not be found on concentration. Second World War burials number 69 (3 of which are unidentified). There are 2 Germans buried here.

Additional Information

John is listed as RUDDIE and ROYAL IRISH FUSILIERS on the Memorial. John was originally buried in the Asylum British Cemetery, Ypres (see reburial forms). See photos for John's Medal Index Card, his Army Register of Soldiers Effects, his Service Medal and Award Rolls, his listing in the Ireland Casualties WW1, his CWGC Grave Registration x 2, his Headstone Report x 2, another photo of John's grave,

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