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Charles Cyril COCKSHOTT

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Surname: COCKSHOTT

Forename(s): Charles Cyril

Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire

Service No: 41526

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Northumberland Fusiliers

Battalion / Unit: 24th (Service) Battalion. (1st Tyneside Irish)

Division: 34th Division

Age: 27

Date of Death: 1918-12-02

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: D. 127 (North).

CWGC Cemetery: CARLETON-IN-CRAVEN (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

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Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: CARLETON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Charles Cyril Cockshott was the son of John Pollard and Mary Cockshott, formerly Gregson, née Baldwin. John was born at Wood Side, Silsden and Mary at Skipton, Yorkshire.

1891 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 5, Gladstone Street - Charles C. Cockshott, aged 1 month, born Skipton, son of John P. and Mary Cockshott.

1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 74, Castle Street - Charles C. Cockshott, aged 10 years, born Skipton, son of John P. and Mary Cockshott.

1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 74, Castle Street - Charles Cyril Cockshott, aged 20 years, born Skipton, son of Mary Cockshott, widow.

Charles was married to Harriet Brown in 1915.

The British Army Service Record for Cyril Cockshott (Service Number: 83) exists but may be incomplete.

The British Army Pension Record for Charles Cyril Cockshott exists but may be incomplete.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Cyril Cockshott, 19931, West Riding Regiment & 41526, Northumberland Fusiliers Depot. Date of Enlistment: 10 December 1915. Date of Discharge: 7 September 1917. [Cyril received the Silver War Badge.]

The image of the Northumberland Fusiliers cap badge also shows the collar badge of the Tyneside Irish battalions.

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Northumberland Fusiliers

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Northumberland Fusiliers

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 34th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 34th Division

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Surname: COCKSHOTT

Forename(s): C C

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 41526

Rank: Private

Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers

Unit: (Tyneside Irish) Bn.

Age: 27

Awards:

Died Date: 02/12/1918

Additional Information: Husband of Harriett Middleton (formerly Cockshott of 6, Park View, Carleton. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: REST IN PEACE)

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Marriage Register of St. Mary’s Church, Carleton-in-Craven, Yorkshire

Marriage Register of St. Mary’s Church, Carleton-in-Craven, Yorkshire

Entry for the marriage of Charles Cyril Cockshott to Harriet Brown, 22 May 1915

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St Mary's Churchyard, Carleton-in-Craven

St Mary's Churchyard, Carleton-in-Craven

CWGC Headstone - [Personal inscription: 'REST IN PEACE']

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06 December 1918

COCKSHOTT – December 2nd, Charles Cyril Cockshott, late Northumberland Fusiliers, of 6, Park View, Carleton, aged 27 years. Interred at Carleton-in-Craven on December 6th, 1918.

03 December 1920

COCKSHOTT – In loving memory of Charles Cyril Cockshott, who died December 2nd, 1918.

“Memories cling with many silent thoughts.”

From his loving Wife and Son, Park View, Carleton.

02 December 1921

COCKSHOTT – In loving memory of Charles Cyril Cockshott, who died Dec. 2nd, 1918.

He lives with us in memory still
And will for evermore.

From his loving Wife and Son, Harry, 6 Park View, Carleton.

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17 November 1916

MORE CARLETON CASUALTIES

Mrs. Cockshot, wife of Pte. C. Cockshot, of the Northumberland Fusiliers, who resides at Orchard Hills Terrace, Carleton, has received a telegram from York saying that her husband, Pte. Cockshot, has been dangerously wounded, having received gunshot wounds in the arm and leg. He is at present at No. 2 Australian Clearing Station in France. Before being called to the Colours he worked for Messrs. R. Thornton and Sons, slaters, Skipton. He was called up on April 8th, and went out to France on July 18th.

01 December 1916

CARLETON – WOUNDED SOLDIER

Mrs. Cockshott, who resides at Orchard’s Hills Terrace, has this week received a telegram and also a letter from headquarters, saying that the condition of her husband, Private C. Cockshott, of the Northumberland Fusiliers, who was wounded a couple of weeks ago, is still very dangerous. He is now in hospital at Boulogne.

06 December 1918

CARLETON

Influenza is rampant. There have been several deaths, including Cyril Cockshott, a discharged soldier, who has died of pneumonia.

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