Private Herbert Berridge was the son of John and Kate Berridge of Cottesmore, and the youngest of their seven children. He was born in Cottesmore in the Spring of 1883 and spent all of his childhood living in the village. By 1911 he had married Maggie and moved to Simper Street in Oakham and they had twin baby daughters called Jenny and Kitty. Herbert joined the 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment and died on 16 April 1918. After the war his wife was living at 3 Tai Isaf, Barmouth, Merioneth. He is buried at Wytschaete Militart Cemetery, grave III.F.7. Herbert is not on Cottesmore's war memorial or mentioned in George Phillips' Rutland and the Great War.
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