John Ritchie1

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Father*Alexander Ritchie2 b. between 2 Jun 1866 and 1 Jun 1868, d. Jun 1952
     John Ritchie was the son of Alexander Ritchie.2 John Ritchie married Jessie (?).1 As of 7 May 1945, John Ritchie and Jessie (?) lived at Poplar Hall, Debenham, Suffolk, England.1

Family: John Ritchie and Jessie (?)


between 1940 and 1945Farmed at Poplar Hall3

Military History

  • Between 1940 and 1945 John Ritchie was a Private in Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Unit, in the Debenham Patrol.3
Last Edited=23 May 2014


  1. [S288] Unknown compiler, compiler, East Suffolk Woodbridge Division, Register Of Electors - May 1945 (n.p.:, May 1945), Parish of Debenham, Civilian Residence Register. Hereinafter cited as Register Of Electors - May 1945.
  2. [S525] Private papers of Hilary Ritchie, 1950 - 2014 (unknown repository, unknown repository reference) "unknown cd."
  3. [S282] Evelyn Simak & Adrian Pye, Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Units In Norfolk & Suffolk (n.p.: Lavenham Press Limited, 2013). Hereinafter cited as Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Units In Norfolk & Suffolk.