1885 May 27. Born Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Son of Robert Riddell, agricultural implement manufacturer
1891 census at Aberdeen with his grandparents, with all siblings
|First name(s)||Last name||Relationship||Marital status||Gender||Age||Birth year||Occupation||Birth place|
|Ann||Riddell||Daughter-In-Law||Married||Female||34||1857||Blacksmith Wife||Cabrach, Aberdeenshire|
1901 census at Percyliew, Clatt, Claw, Aberdeenshire, Scotland where he is boarding as a farm servant
1905 Dec 19 Enlists in Gordon Highlanders
1912 Nov 2. Transferred to Army Reserve
1914 Oct 13 Passed medically unfit
1915 Nov 20 Enlisted. At 89 Leith Walk, Leith. In Royal Scots
1915 Dec 14 Re-examined, medically fit for Home Service
1917 Jan 30. Fails an Officer School, but gets another chance
1917 Aug 29. Commissioned 2nd Lt in Indian Army. Robert Riddell.
1918 Jun 28. 15th Ludhiana Sikhs. 2nd Lieut. R. Riddell to be actg. Capt. while comdg. a coy .
1918 Nov 1. 15th Ludhiana Sikhs.Lieut, (actg. Capt.) R. Riddell relinquishes his actg. rank on ceasing to command a Coy.
1920 Oct 28. Joined ADRIC with service no 915. Posted to H Coy
1921 Apr 27.Forfeits 1 days pay and permitted to resign.
1945 May 31 Died at Huntley