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Place of Birth: Paythorne, Yorkshire
Service No: 13730
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1916-10-05
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: GISBURN, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: PAYTHORNE, YORKSHIRE
Anthony Lofthouse (born 22 July 1893) was the son of John Thornber and Mary Jane Lofthouse, née Thompson. John was born at Paythorne, Yorkshire and Mary at Seaton Delaval, Northumberland. Anthony was the cousin of Private Anthony Thompson (12976) (q.v.) and a distant cousin of Private Richard Lofthouse (6407) (q.v.).
1901 Paythorne, Yorkshire Census: Paa - Anthony Lofthouse, aged 7 years, born Paythorne, son of John T. and Mary J. Lofthouse.
1911 Paythorne, Yorkshire Census: Paa - Anthony Lofthouse, aged 17 years, born Manor House, Paythorne, son of John Thornber Lofthouse, widower.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Anthony Lofthouse, 13730, W. Rid. R. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 26.8.1915. K. in A. 5.10.16.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Anthony Lofthouse, 13730, 10th W. Rid. R. K. in A. 5.10.16.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Anthony Lofthouse, 13730, 10th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 5.10.16 France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - John T. £22 14s. 7d.
Photograph: 'West Yorkshire Pioneer' (3 November 1916).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
LOFTHOUSE, Anthony, aged 23, West Riding Regiment, son of Mrs. J.T. Lofthouse, of Paa Farm Paythorne, killed in action 1916.
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Private Anthony LOFTHOUSE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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