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VC758   Robert Edward Ryder

Name   Robert Edward Ryder   No.   3281   

VC Issue No.   758   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Middlesex Regiment, 12th Battalion, B Company


Now   Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Breakspear Road, Harefield, Middlesex, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Annesley Road, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Harefield, Middlesex, England


Date Buried/Cremated   11 December 1978

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Grave 1948

Gazetted   26 November 1916

VC Presented   29 November 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Harefield, Middlesex, England

Memorial Plaque, Middlesex Guildhall, Westminster, London

Plaque On Former House, Breakspear Road, Harfield, Middlesex

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, War Memorial, Breakspear Road, Harfield, Middlesex

By The Way…

He was the model for the Middlesex Regimental Memorial, at the Middlesex Guildhall, Parliament Square, London

VC Held By

Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Kennington, London, England



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The First World War

BORN   17 December 1895

DIED   1 December 1978   AGE   82

VC Won   26 September 1916   AGE   20

Place VC Won   Thiepval, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

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