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Forename(s): Clifford Crawshaw
Place of Birth: Leeds, Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Battalion / Unit: ---
Date of Death: 1916-12-22
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: T. 75.
CWGC Cemetery: LEEDS (LAWNSWOOD) CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Clifford Crawshaw Pickles was the son of John Jagger and Lucy Pickles, née Dobson and brother of Surgeon Philip Dobson Pickles (q.v.). Their father was born at Shelf and mother at Dodworth, Yorkshire. Another son of John and Lucy, William Norman, who also became a doctor, was married to Gertrude Adelaide Tunstill. Gertrude was the sister of Harry Gilbert Tunstill who was instrumental in raising recruits for the army early in the Great War. Ultimately these recruits became ‘A’ Coy 10th (Service) Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).
1891 Leeds, Yorkshire Census: 105, Camp Road - Clifford C. Pickles, aged 4 years, born Leeds, son of John J. and Lucy Pickles.
1901 Leeds, Yorkshire Census: 105, Camp Road - Clifford C. Pickles, aged 14 years, born Leeds, son of John Jagger and Lucy Pickles.
1911 Ossett, Yorkshire Census: Sowood House - Clifford Crawshaw Pickles, aged 24 years, born Leeds. [Clifford was an assistant to William Louis René Wood, Physician and Surgeon.]
Clifford was married to Dorothy Beatrice Emily Wilkinson in 1916.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Capt C.C. Pickles, Royal Army Medical Corps. Date of application [for Silver War Badge]: 6 January 1917. Address of applicant: 105, Camp Road, Leeds. Action taken: Refusal List 31.
Christopher is commemorated on the Leeds University War Memorial.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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