Commemoration of two great-uncles killed in the First World War.

First Name: John Edward Initials: J E Surname: Ribbons DOB: Circa 1894 Age: 22 Birth Town: Rotherhithe Resided Town: Ritherhithe Nationality: British Date of Death: 24/12/1916 Fate: Killed inAction Information: Parents: John and Sarah Ribbons of 55 Ainsty St. Albion St., Rotherhithe London. Rank: Private Service Number: 530200 Duty Location: France And Flanders Battalion: 15th Battalion 2/15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales's Own Civil Service Rifles) Sept 1914 Formed at Somerset House. Jan 1915 Moved to Dorking to join the 179th Brigade of the 60th Division and then moved to Watford and then Saffron Walden. Jan 1916 Moved to Longbridge Deverill. 30.04.196 Deployed to Ireland after rebellion stationed at Ballincollig and Macroom on security duty. 14.05.1916 Moved to Rosslare and then Fishguard and then back to Longbridge Deverill. 23.06.1916 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre. 30.11.1916 Deployed to Salonika and engaged in various actions including The Battle of Doiran. June 1917 Deployed to Egypt and engaged in various actions as part of the Palestine Campaign including The Third Battle of Gaza The capture of Jerusalem The defence of Jerusalem. 1918 The capture of Jericho The battle of Tell'Asur The first Trans-Jordan raid The attack on Amman The second Trans-Jordan raid. 30.05.1918 Embarked for France via Taranto arriving at Audruicq leaving the 60th Division. 01.07.1918 Transferred to the 90th Brigade of the 30th Division and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including 1918 The Battle of Ypres The Battle of Courtrai. 11.11.1918 Ended the war at Heestert S.E. of Courtrai Belgium. Battalion also known as: Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles Commemorated: Britain Collections: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 The IWGC/CWGC Registers Collection First Name: Frederick Charles Initials: F C Surname: Ribbons Birth Town: Rotherhithe Surrey. Resided Town: Rotherhithe Surrey. Nationality: British Date of Death: 13/10/1915
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