Regiment : Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)
Service number : 2750
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 35 on 23rd April 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial, Israel, Panel 3 and 5.
Relatives : Son of Mr. and Mrs. Shaddock, of Areley Kings, Stourport, Worcestershire; husband of Annie L. Shaddock, of New Rd., Sidemoor, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Memorial : Areley Kings St Bartholomew's Church WW1 Memorial
Also appears on : Worcester Cathedral Worcestershire Hussars with the information: Private. Areley Kings War Memorial. Areley Kings School. Bromsgrove St John the Baptist Church WW1 Memorial.
Credits : The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 1914 - 1922 researched and transcribed by Sandra Taylor. Additional information transcribed and researched by Adrian Carter.
C. Shaddock 1st/1st Worcester Yeomanry, 1st Draft, embarked at Devonport 23rd October 1915 for service with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, disembarked at Mudros 6th November 1915, disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt on 30th November 1915. Killed in action on 23rd April 1916.
Source for additional information: The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 1914 – 1922.
Claude Shaddock resided with his wife, Annie L. Shaddock and two children at New Road, Sidemoor, Bromsgrove. He joined the Worcestershire Yeomanry in October 1914. Worked as a chauffeur for Captain J.H. Beilby, Royal Army Medical Corps, of Perry Hall, Bromsgrove.
Source for additional information: Kidderminster Times 20th May 1916.
The Worcestershire Yeomanry suffered heavy casualties when attacked by the Turks at Katia, Egypt on 23rd April 1916.