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Parents:
Richard PADDISON
(1863 - 1944)
 
 
Jane Milner RATCLIFF
(1862 - 1936)
 
 

2nd Lt Robert Milner PADDISON
(1897 - 1922)
 bd.  16 Dec 1897
 dd.  6 Aug 1922, age 24; Loch Lomond, Scotland UK
 edu.  1909-16 Blundell's School
 occ.  British army
 mil.  1917 army cadet; then 2nd Lt Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
 res.  UK
 src.   [84],[86]

Notes for Robert Milner PADDISON

Known as Bob.

4 Apr 1917 Reported missing; POW in Karlsruhe, Krefeld and Holzminden in Germany. One of 29 who escaped from Holzminden, known as the Great Escape of WWI, Paddison was re-captured on the Dutch border. 1918 repatriation.

Keen artist. His papers are lodged at Leeds University Library.

Sources

84.  Email, John Graham, 3 November 2009
86.  Email, Jenelle Mccarrick, 28 August 2011

Family record last updated: 21 March 2023

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