John William Rudkin

Census Address: 48 North Street
Place of Birth: Ryhall, Rutland
Date of Birth: 1895
Enlistment Address: --
Regiment: 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment
Service Numbers: --
Place of Death: Arras, Western Front, Northern France
Date Died: 15 May 1917
John Rudkin, Arras Memorial

John William Rudkin – 48 North Street

John William Rudkin and Mary Ann Bryan were married in 1894 and had 7 children of whom three survived – John William, George and Emily.

In 1911, all three were living with their parents at 48 North Street. John, born in 1894 was a barman, George, born in 1896 was an office boy and Emily was still at school. Both boys served in the Lincolnshire Regiment during the war.

John William Rudkin was killed during the Arras offensive on 15th May 1917 and is commemorated at the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais in Northern France.