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Place of Birth: Addingham, Yorkshire
Service No: 35960
Regiment / Corps / Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion / Unit: 21st (Service) Battalion. (2nd Tyneside Scottish)
Division: 34th Division
Date of Death: 1921-07-29
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: In South-West part.
CWGC Cemetery: ADDINGHAM (ST. PETER) CHURCHYARD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: ADDINGHAM, YORKSHIRE
Abraham Dewhurst (born 16 December 1885) was the son of Richard and Hannah Maria Dewhurst, née Taylor. Both parents were born at Addingham, Yorkshire.
1891 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: Victoria Terrace - Abraham Dewhirst, aged 5 years, born Addingham, son of Richard and Hannah M. Dewhirst.
1901 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: 11, Victoria Terrace - Abraham Dewhirst, aged 15 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of Richard Dewhirst, widower.
1911 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: 101, Main Street - A. Dewhurst, aged 24 years, born Addingham. [Abraham, his brother Charles and sister Mabel were living with their sister, Tabitha, and brother-in-law, Benjamin Mortimer.
Abraham was married to Ethel Robinson in 1911.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Abraham Dewhurst, 50404, W. York. R.; 35960, Northd Fus.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte. Abraham Dewhirst [sic], 35960, North’d Fus. Depot. Date of Enlistment: 11.12.15. Date of Discharge: 8.7.18. Cause of Discharge: Wounds. [Abraham received the Silver War Badge.]
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Abraham Dewhurst, 50404, 11th W. York. R.; 35960, 21st Northd Fus.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Northumberland Fusiliers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 34th Division
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