Kidd, Roger Leslie

BORN HULL 1897. SON OF LESLIE KIDD (1868-1924) AND MARY ELIZABETH KNOWLES, AT 58 , BLENHEIM STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). EMPLOYED AS A CLERK.

ENLISTED HULL. ONE OF THE ORIGINAL HULL PALS. HE SERVED WITH THE 10TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT (HULL COMMERCIALS). HE DIED OF WOUNDS AT THE SOMME, ON 16/08/1916, AGED 19. BURIED IN FRANCE, AT MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY. HIS NAME WAS LISTED ON THE BLENHEIM STREET MEMORIAL – HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 01/12/1916.
HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, TOM KIDD, 1828, 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT WAS KILLED AT YPRES, ON 03/05/1915 AND IS COMMEMORATED ON THE MENIN GATE MEMORIAL.


First name:
ROGER LESLIE
Military Number:
10/232
Rank:
Private
Date Died
16/08/1916
Place died:
Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Age:
19
58 , BLENHEIM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK