- Surnames starting with the letter R. 

John Ryder

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:16th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:France
Cemetery or Memorial:Pozieres Mem, Ovillers-la-Boiselle
Town Memorial:Stretford
Extra Information:

Killed at Manchester Hill situated between St. Quentin & Savy, Somme.

Actually murdered at Manchester Hill.   At the end of the siege, only 15
men came away unwounded.   This small group of men were marched back to the
German lines.   A German turned his machine gun onto the group and Private
Ryder was killed.
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