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Forename(s): Frederick James
Place of Birth: Hawes, Yorkshire
Service No: 30759
Regiment / Corps / Service: Lancashire Fusiliers
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1917-08-16
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 54 to 60.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: GISBURN, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: RIMINGTON, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Frederick James Mason was the son of Robert and Lucy Mason, née Salkeld. Robert was born at Dent, Yorkshire and Lucy at Alston, Cumberland.
1891 Leyburn, Yorkshire Census: Market Place - Frederick James Mason, aged 5 years, born Hawes, Yorkshire, son of Robert and Lucy Mason.
1901 Bainbridge, Yorkshire Census: Cubeck - Fred Mason, aged 15 years, born Leyburn, Yorkshire. [Fred was employed by John Horner Mudd, Farmer.]
Frederick was married to Minnie Cartwright in 1907.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 5, Wilson Yard - Frederick James Mason, aged 25 years, born Hawes, Yorkshire, husband of Minnie Mason.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Frederick J. Mason, 30759, Lan. Fus.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Frederick James Mason, 30759, 9th Lancs Fus.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Frederick James Mason, 30759, 9 Lanc. Fuslrs. Date and Place of Death: 16.8.17. Presumed Dead France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Minnie. £5 10s. 0d.
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:
MASON, F., Lancashire Fusiliers, aged 32, 19, Cumberland Street, Skipton, reported missing since Aug. 10, 1917, now believed killed on that date.
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Private Frederick James MASON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Lancashire Fusiliers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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