Baddiley, John

Birth Name Baddiley, John
Gender male
Age at Death 68 years, 4 days

Events

Type Date Place Description Notes
Birth 5 May 1919   Birth of BADDILEY, John  
Christening 25 May 1919 Birtley, Durham, England, United Kingdom Christening of BADDILEY, John
  1. Baptised by the Vicar L.L.Barclay
Death 9 May 1987   Death of BADDILEY, John  
DHSS Card No.     OR 70 65 89 C  
Occupation     Carpenter/Joiner, Turner  
Military Service 16 October 1939   Army Service
  1. Army no. 5887486. Private Unit no. 95 P.T.C. Regiment - Northamptonshire. Called up for military service 16 October 1939

Parents

Father Baddiley, John Henry
Mother Dixon, Ethel Archbold
Siblings
  1. Baddiley, Alice
  2. Baddiley, Margaret
  3. Baddiley, May
  4. Baddiley, Henry Archbald
  5. Baddiley, Alan

Families

Married Wife Barton, Living
  Children
  1. Baddiley, Living
  2. Baddiley, Living
  3. Baddiley, Living
  4. Baddiley, Living

Gallery

Baddiley, John - 1919 - Photograph 01

Baddiley, John - 1919 - Photograph 01

Army Info from MoD

Army Info from MoD

Left>Right: John Baddiley, Henry Baddiley, Alan Baddiley

Left>Right: John Baddiley, Henry Baddiley, Alan Baddiley

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Narrative

Faught in 2nd World War, Dunkirk
God parents were John Dixon and Jane Pringle
Military conduct - 'Exemplary. This man is strictly sober , honest and trustworthy. He is a very methodical, hardwor king man who can do a job without supervision.' Plac e - Fort George 8\super th\nosupersub Feb. 1946. Stampe d officially on 9\super th\nosupersub Feb. 1946 by Office r in Charge.
Army education record - Building Construction. 'Keen, wit h sound technical knowledge. Great help in class.' Signe d by Unit Educating Officer.
10\super th\nosupersub February, 1946 - Clothing Depot, Yo rk Barracks sent a certificate to the Regimental Paymaste r at Glasgow to inform them John Baddiley had surrendere d a great coat.
'On 10\super th\nosupersub February 1946 John Baddiley pro ceeded on release leave'.
Cost of a funeral in 1987 was £573.00 including Bretby Crem ., Vicar, 2 doctors' signatures at DRI, Cemetery, Derby Evg . Telegraph

Call up 16.10.39, training in Northampton. 21\super st\nosupersub birthday was spent in Belgium or Fr ance Retreated to Dunkirk where he was stranded for three days . What hell.
Was part of the Algerian Landings in 1942
Was in action in Tunisia in the Infantry Division Billeted in an old farm loft. He had to get up one night , for whatever reason, and fell from the loft to the floo r below. Resulted in a break of the wrist/arm? (I can't sp ell Scafoid bone). This resulted in Septicaemia and he wa s sent to convalesce in a depot in Algiers.
He met Ken Tivey here
He was sent home in plaster in the September After a rest at Kings Newton he was sent to Scotland to For t George
He spent time in Callender and Sterling
His unit was sent to Cyprus then into Italy after Algiers w here they suffered heavy losses. His breaking of the bon e most probably saved his life.

Pedigree

  1. Baddiley, John Henry
    1. Dixon, Ethel Archbold
      1. Baddiley, Alice
      2. Baddiley, Margaret
      3. Baddiley, May
      4. Baddiley, Henry Archbald
      5. Baddiley, Alan
      6. Baddiley, John
        1. Barton, Living
          1. Baddiley, Living
          2. Baddiley, Living
          3. Baddiley, Living
          4. Baddiley, Living

Ancestors