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Forename(s): Chester Wray
Place of Birth: Nelson, Lancashire
Service No: M2/184125
Regiment / Corps / Service: Army Service Corps
Battalion / Unit: 708th M.T. Coy
Division: division unknown
Date of Death: 1918-10-22
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: J. 2.
CWGC Cemetery: SKOPJE BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: FOULRIDGE, LANCASHIRE
Chester Wray Lonsdale was the son of James and Mary Lonsdale, née Wade. James was born at Colne, Lancashire and Mary at Skipton, Yorkshire.
1891 Nelson, Lancashire Census: 1, Arnold Street - Chester Wray Lonsdale, aged 2 years, born Nelson, son of James and Mary Lonsdale.
1901 Foulridge, Lancashire Census: 11 Hawthorn Terrace - Chester Wray Lonsdale, aged 12 years, born Nelson, Lancashire, son of James and Mary Lonsdale.
1911 Foulridge, Lancashire Census: West Cliffe - Chester Wray Lonsdale, aged 22 years, born Nelson, Lancashire, son of James and Mary Lonsdale.
Chester was married to Mary Louisa Kendall in 1915.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Chester W. Lonsdale, M2/184125, A.S.C. Died.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Chester Wray Lonsdale, M2/184125, R.A.S.C. Died 22.10.18.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Chester Wray Lonsdale, M2/184125, A.S.C. Date and Place of Death: 22.10.18. French Hosp. Veles. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow Residuary Legatee and Grantee - Mary Louisa. £33 5s. 3d.
Photograph: 'Colne & District Roll of Honour & War Record 1914-1919'.
Data Source: West Yorkshire Pioneer Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
LONSDALE, Driver Chester Wray, British Salonica Force, Westcliffe, [Foulridge], died from pneumonia.
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Private Chester Wray LONSDALE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Army Service Corps
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