Henry Mark Ruddock

73832, Private, 28th Canadian Infantry.

Missing In Action on the 15th September 1916 aged 21.

Henry was born on the 16th December 1895 the only son of Reverand Mark & Annie Ruddock of Ardley vicarage. He was to become a Farrier by trade and joined the Canadian army on the 23rd October 1914.

On the 15th September 1916 the Battalion were involved in an assault on the village of Courcelette where it suffered the loss of 10 Officers and 300 Other Ranks in this engagement.

Henry has no known grave and his name is recorded on the Vimy Memorial, France.

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