Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Private Ernest James RUDD. 7843
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Select the thumbnail image above for a larger photo which opens in a new window (showing Pivate Rudd with soldiers of the 2nd Battalion in Gurnsey in 1913).
Private Ernest James RUDD. 7843. 2nd Battalion
The following biographical notes are supplied by his grandson, Peter Rudd (<email@example.com>).
E J Rudd enlisted In the Yorkshire Regiment on the 16 September 1904 at Stockton-on-Tees.
Service record : India Bombay 1904-1906.
Mounted Infantry at Longmoor Hampshire England,1906.
South Africa, 1906-1908. Alexandria 1908-1909. England, Fulford Barracks York, 1909-1913.
Guernsey Channel Islands,1913-1914.
Sailed for England with the 2nd Battalion 28th August 1914 landing at Southampton.
Sailed for France on the 5th October 1914 on the S S California to Zeebrugge.
British Expeditionary Force 5 October - 7 November 1914.
In 1915 he was badly wounded in the leg which was later amputated. He was discharged due to wounds on 20 September 1916.
Ernest James Rudd was born Q4 1886 in Middlesbrough, and died March 1932 in Middlesbrough.
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