Pozieres Memorial
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PIDDINGTON, George William

Rank: Private
Service No: 202387
Regiment/Service: Northamptonshire Regiment – 2nd Battalion
Date of Death: 24/03/1918 – Killed in action, aged 39
Memorial: Pozieres Memorial, France – Panel 54 to 56.
War Office Information: Son of the late John and Mary Piddington; husband of Agnes E. Piddington, of Geddington, Kettering, Northants.


Personal Information

Parents: John & Mary Piddington (nee Waters)
Born: Q4 1878, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 198
Baptised: 26 Jan 1879, Geddington (Ref: FHL Film No. 6127507, p 125


Census Infomation

1881 Census: West Street, Geddington
John Piddington (father); Aged 31; hurdle maker; b. Geddington
Mary Piddington (mother); Aged 31; b. Geddington
Arthur N. Piddington (brother); Aged 4; b. Geddington
George W Piddington; Aged 2; b. Geddington
George Waters (uncle); Aged 36; sawyer; b. Geddington
Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 1579; Folio: 90; Page: 18; GSU roll: 1341379.

1891 Census: Geddington
Mary Piddington (mother); widow; Aged 41; grocer
George William; Aged 12
Joseph Levi Piddington (brother); Aged 9; b. Geddington
George Waters (grandfather); Aged 72; b. Geddington
Hilda Frances Coose (servant); Aged 19; b. Gedidngton
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 1219; Folio: 92; Page: 18; GSU Roll: 6096329.

1911 Census: Queen Street, Geddington
Mary Piddington (mother); Aged 61; grocer – 5 children, 2 living
George William Piddington; Aged 32; carpenter
Joseph Levi (brother); Aged 29; clothes presser
Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 8566; Schedule Number: 49.


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One comment on “George William PIDDINGTON”

  • I have one of this gentlemans medals, and very proud of it I am too!! Would like to get hold of its companion and the ‘death penny’ that no doubt was sent to his surviving family.


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