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Place of Birth: Newton-in-Bowland, Yorkshire
Service No: 13764
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: NEWTON-IN-BOWLAND, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SLAIDBURN, YORKSHIRE
Edwin Isherwood was the son of Thomas and Hannah Isherwood, née Topham and brother of Private Walter Isherwood (13772) (q.v.). Both of their parents were born at Newton-in-Bowland, Yorkshire.
1901 Newton-in-Bowland, Yorkshire Census: Foulscales - Edwin Isherwood, aged 4 years, born Newton, son of Thomas and Hannah Isherwood.
1911 Newton-in-Bowland, Yorkshire Census: Higher Birkett - Edwin Isherwood, aged 14 years, born Newton. [Edwin was employed by Thomas Barrow, Farmer.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Edwin Isherwood, 13764, W. Rid. R. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 26 August 1915. K. in A. 5.10.16.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Edwin Isherwood, 13767, 10th W. Rid. R. K. in A. 5.10.16.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Edwin Isherwood, 13764, 10th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 5.10.16 in action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Hannah. £14 18s. 1d. Brother - George. £2 14s. 1d. Brother - James. £2 14s. 1d. Brother - Albert. £2 14s. 0d. Sister - Mary. £2 14s. 1d. Sister in Law - Sarah. £ 2 14s. 1d. Request of deceased’s Brother - Thomas.
A short biography of Edwin is included in: ‘In Love, In Gratitude, In Remembrance - Remembering the Men & Women of Slaidburn, Newton in Bowland, Dunsop Bridge, Dale Head & Tosside’ by Margaret Brenchley (2018).
Photograph: ‘Clitheroe Times’ (27 October 1916).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Edwin ISHERWOOD
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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