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William Howard Ritch

William Howard Ritch

Male 1898 - 1994  (95 years)

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  • Name William Howard Ritch 
    Born 27 Nov 1898  Fakenham, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1994  Rugby, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2536  Ritch
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father James Ritch,   b. 1862, Deerness, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1946, Normandy, Hampden Way, Bilton, Rugby Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Annie Bustin,   b. 1874, Harbury, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950, Normanby, Hampden Way, Bilton, Rugby Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 16 Aug 1897  All Saints, Harbury, Southam, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1901 census possibly at 64 Bury Road, Thetford St Mary, Thetford, SW Suffolk, Norfolk
      at 1911 census at Rugby, Warwickshire
      a Telgraphist travelled on the "Baltic" from New York to Liverpool 5-9-1921 address Glebe farm, Rugby

      a second Wireless Operator on the "Port Lincoln" arrived in New York on 29th May 1922 from London also on numerous dates in 1922 a Wireless Operator

      In National Archives Medal Listings for WW2 Seaman's Medals
      William Howard Ritch MBE
      1070988
      born 27-11-1898
      Awarded the following WW2 Medals
      1939-45 Star and clasp
      Atlantic Star and clasp
      Africa Star and clasp
      Pacific Clasp
      Burma Star
      War Medal

      William Howard RITCH, Esq., Chief Radio Officer, s.s. "Mahronda", Thos. and Jno. Brocklebank, Ltd.

      5th July 1943 travelled from Bombay, India to Liverpool, via Cape Town on the Fort Ville Marie a seaman address 34 Hampton Way, Bilton, Rugby
      Found in Death records for 1994. Reg. Number: 60D Entry Number: 228
      WILLIAM HOWARD RITCH Registered: 1/1994 Re-registered: N/A
      Date of Birth: 27 NO 1898 District Registered: RUGBY Code: 7701
      address about 1995 34 Hampden Way Rugby CV22 7NW and 24 Feriers Close Dunchurch, Rugby CV22 6TB