Parish Notes

WW1 Tribute Medal

Photo: D.G. Copland

Photo: D.G. Copland

Front of the medal:-

Deaf Hill Lodge Welcome Home

The reverse of the medal reads:-

Presented to
R.W. Noddings
in appreciation
of services
in the
Great War

Ralph William Noddings was born at Seaton Carew in 1884. In 1911 he and his wife Eliza and son Joseph Norman (2) were living at 3 Fairfield Terrace Trimdon Colliery. He was working as a Bricklayers' labourer. During the war he served as M/349931 Private R W Noddings with the Army Service Corps. Ralph William Noddings of Coverham Dairy Middleham North Yorkshire died 6th June 1939.