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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: C/7773
Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Battalion / Unit: 18th (Service) Battalion. (Arts and Crafts)
Division: 41st Division
Date of Death: 1916-08-08
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. D. 15.
CWGC Cemetery: ESSEX FARM CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Claude Hurst was the son of Alfred Hartley and Rosanna Hurst, née Grout. Alfred was born at Skipton, Yorkshire and Rosanna at Stebbing, Essex.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 11, Primrose Hill - Claude Hurst, aged 4 years, born Skipton, son of Alfred Hartley and Rosanna Hurst.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 17, Gladstone Street - Claude Hurst, aged 14 years, born Skipton, son of Alfred Hartley and Rosanna Hurst.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Claude Hurst, C/7773, K.R.Rif.C.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Claude Hurst, C/7773, 18th Bn K.R.Rif.C.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Claude Hurst, C/7773, 18th (S) Bn K.R.R.C. Date and Place of Death: 8.8.16. In Action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Rosanna. £6 13s. 1d.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
HURST, Rifleman Claude, K.R.R., aged 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Hurst, Water Street, Skipton, killed in action, Aug. 8, 1916.
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Rifleman Claude HURST
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Royal Rifle Corps
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 41st Division
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