Names on Ashmore War Memorial

James Alfred Rideout

Surname: Rideout
Other names: James Alfred
Other people in this story:
Alfred Rideout
Elizabeth Rideout née Davidge
Locations in this story:
Ashmore, Dorset
France & Flanders
Shaftesbury, Dorset
St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France

Story:
James Alfred Rideout was born in 1890 in Ashmore, Dorset and was baptised there on 2nd November 1890. He was the son of Albert Rideout, a gamekeeper, and Elizabeth Ann Rideout née Davidge. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a gamekeeper and living at Keepers Lodge, Ashmore. He enlisted at Shaftesbury as a Private in the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 201788). He served in the 5th Battalion in France and Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 11th May 1918 and was buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France (grave id. S.III.H.25). He is remembered on the Ashmore War Memorial, Shaftesbury.

Images:
  • Ashmore War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives
The Keep Military Museum