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Frederick Hugh PYE

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Surname: PYE

Forename(s): Frederick Hugh

Place of Birth: Long Preston, Yorkshire

Service No: 55020

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 2/4th Battalion

Division: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

Age: 33

Date of Death: 1921-04-23

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Non-CWGC Burial: LONG PRESTON (ST. MARY) CHURCHYARD

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

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Frederick Hugh Pye was the son of William Dodgson and Ann Pye, née Peel. William was born at Quernmore, Lancashire and Ann at Clapham, Yorkshire.

1891 Long Preston, Yorkshire Census: Town Head - Frederick Hugh Pye, aged 3 years, born Long Preston, son of Wm. Dodgson and Ann Pye.

1901 Long Preston, Yorkshire Census: Town End - Frederick H. Pye, aged 13 years, born Long Preston, son of Wm. D. and Ann Pye.

1911 Long Preston, Yorkshire Census: Frederick Hugh Pye, aged 23 years, born Long Preston, son of William Dodgson and Ann Pye.

Frederick was married to Martha Swales in 1919.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Frederick Hugh Pye, 55020, West Riding Regiment. Date of Enlistment: 11 December 1915. Date of Discharge: 2 July 1919. [Frederick received the Silver War Badge. Card states that he was ineligible for the British War Medal & Victory Medal.]

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Frederick Hugh Pye, 55020, 9th W. Rid. R. & 2/4th W. Rid. R. SWB. [Rolls state that he was ineligible for the British War Medal & Victory Medal.]

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Frederick.

Data Source: Craven Herald Article

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1921

PYE Frederick Hugh of Long Preston Yorkshire died 23 April 1921 Administration London 29 October to Martha Pye widow. Effects £794 9s.

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29 April 1921

PYE – On 23rd April, at Long Preston, aged 33 years, Frederick Hugh, beloved husband of Martha Pye, and youngest son of W.D. and the late Mrs. Pye, of Town End, Long Preston. Interred at the Parish Church on 26th inst.

29 April 1921

LONG PRESTON – Death of a Farmer and Ex-Soldier

The death took place on Saturday of Mr. Fred H. Pye, youngest son of Mr. Wm. Dodgson Pye, at the age of 33. The deceased, who had been confined to his room for five months, served during the war with 2/4 Duke of Wellington’s W.R. Regt., and was with the army of occupation in Cologne. Eventually he was invalided home and was detained in hospital for about five months. Mr. Pye was a well-known farmer and a capable judge of sheep and cattle. He leaves a wife and two children, with whom much sympathy is felt. The interment took place at the parish church on Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. R. Shipman (Vicar) officiating. The coffin was borne by Messrs. J. Bradley, A. Carr, J. Dodgson, H. Horner, H. Hutchinson, F. Irving, R. Peel and B. Wilson. A large number of friends was present and may floral tributes were sent.

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