Master Mariner, John Henry Ridsdill, skipper of the Trawler ‘Strymon’ sank with his ship on the 27th October 1917. He was aged 56 and lived with his wife Sarah (Lamb) and  had 12 children at 26 Gillett Street. On the 1st June 1918, his son William Henry Ridsdill, was also lost at sea on the Trawler ‘Egret’.  William was 27 years old and lived with his wife Ruth at 6 Cedar Grove, Eastbourne Street, Hull. The deatsh of his Father and son was reported in the Hull daily mail 28/10/18.

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