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Family of Fred BURRIDGE and Annie PARKS

Husband: Fred BURRIDGE (1873-1916)
Wife: Annie PARKS ( - )
Children: Frederick Charles BURRIDGE (1909- )
Marriage 7 Sep 1903 Chatham, Kent, England
In St Paul's, Chatham

Husband: Fred BURRIDGE

Name: Fred BURRIDGE1
Sex: Male
Father: Frank BURRIDGE (1850- )
Mother: Elizabeth INCH (c. 1850- )
Birth 16 Apr 1873 Crediton , Devon, England
Baptism 14 Apr 1880 (age 6) Crediton , Devon, England
Baptised as Fred
Occupation Tailor
Military Service btw 4 Sep 1893 and 21 Dec 1899 (age 20-26) "Home"
6 years 106 days
Attested (Military) 7 Sep 1893 (age 20)
He Joined the Oxfordshire Light Infantry and transferred to the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Short Service attestation
Chest Size (Military) 7 Sep 1893 (age 20) 32"; London, England
Weight (Military) 1893 (age 19-20) 119; London, England
Complexion (Military) 1893 (age 19-20) Fair; London, England
Eyes (Military) 1893 (age 19-20) Grey; London, England
Hair (Military) 1893 (age 19-20) Brown; London, England
Military Regiment 1893 (age 19-20) Oxford Light Infantry
Promoted (Military) 7 Sep 1899 (age 26)
Lance Corporal
Promoted (Military) 24 Oct 1899 (age 26)
Military Service btw 22 Dec 1899 and 4 Oct 1902 (age 26-29) South Africa
S years 287 days in South Africa
Promoted (Military) 20 Feb 1902 (age 28)
Military Service btw 5 Oct 1902 and 14 Sep 1911 (age 29-38) "Home"
He served 8 years 342 days at home. Postings included Chatham in kent and The Curragh in Ireland.
Military Regiment 8 Oct 1908 (age 35) 1st Bn.Royal Berkshire Regiment
Promoted (Military) 1909 (age 35-36)
Sergeant Tailor
Discharged (Military) 14 Sep 1911 (age 39 yrs 5 mns)
His intended place of residence on discharge was 22 High Street, Crediton
Enlisted (Military) 5 Oct 1914 (age 41) Bromley, Kent, England
He joined the Royal West Kent regiment, B Coy 7th Bn
Promoted (Military) 5 Oct 1914 (age 41)
Acting Sergeant
Military Regiment btw 5 Oct 1914 and 23 Oct 1914 (age 41) Royal West Kent regiment 18 days
18 days then discharged as medically unfit.
Medical History 23 Oct 1914 (age 41)
Discharged as medically unfit with oedema in right ankle, and enteric legs.
Enlisted (Military) c. 1915 (age 41-42) Egypt
The 1st Garrison Battalion The Devonshire Regiment in World War One

Formed in August 1915, the Garrison Battalion consisted of men who, although unfit for battle, were capable of discharging garrison duties. They served in Egypt and Palestine from October 1915 and were the last Devons to leave that theatre on their disbandment in the late summer of 1919.
Promoted (Military)
Serjeant ( master Tailor)
Theatre of War South Africa
He fought in the South Africa campaigns 1899, 1900,1901 1902.
Campaign Medal Queen's South Africa medal
with clasps Transvaal, Driefontein, Paardeberg, Reliefof Kimberley.
Campaign Medal King's South Africa medal
with clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902
Military Marks/Scars Scar at root of neck, right side.
Height (Military) 5ft 5 ins
Weight (Military) 174lbs
Eyes (Military) grey
Chest Size (Military) 41¼
Religion CofE
Military Service No. 4512
Theatre of War 15 Oct 1915 (age 42) Egypt
Until his death in June 1916.
Military Service No. 9005
Military Trade/Skill Master Tailor
Military Regiment c. 1915 (age 41-42) 1st garrison Bn. Devonshire Regiment
Military Service No. 19509
Devonshire Regiment
Death 2 Jun 1916 (age 43) Cairo, Egypt
Value of Estate 1917 (age 43-44) £80 6s 9d + £3.17s 1d + £6
There was £80 6s 9d in an account in Exeter that was paid to his son. Then a further £2 14s 2d in his account in Exeter and £1 2s 11d in Cairo. £3 17s 1d was paid to Mrs Alice M Till for his son. Later £6 war gratuity was paid to his son Frederick Charles. A total of £90 3s 10d was left to his son from his military service.
Campaign Medal 1920 (age 46-47) 1915 Star
Campaign Medal 1920 (age 46-47) Victory Medal
Campaign Medal 1920 (age 46-47) British War medal
Military Service No. 1062

Wife: Annie PARKS

Name: Annie PARKS
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -

Child 1: Frederick Charles BURRIDGE

Name: Frederick Charles BURRIDGE
Sex: Male
Birth 17 Feb 1909 The Curragh
Baptism 3 Mar 1909 (age 0) Curragh Garrison Church
Residence 1914 (age 4-5) Bromley, Kent, England
2 Croft Road, Sundridge Park


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009