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George Harry TILLOTSON

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Surname: TILLOTSON

Forename(s): George Harry

Place of Birth: Silsden, Yorkshire

Service No: 34135

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Labour Corps

Battalion / Unit: 52nd Labour Coy

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Age: ---

Date of Death: 1917-07-16

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: 285.

CWGC Cemetery: SILSDEN (ST. JAMES) CHURCHYARD

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Local War Memorial: SILSDEN, YORKSHIRE

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George Henry Tillotson was the son of George and Mary Jane Tillotson, née Lowcock. George, senior, was born at Silsden Moor and Mary at Addingham, Yorkshire.

1891 Silsden, Yorkshire Census: Low Cringles - George Henry Tillotson, aged 4 years, born Cringles, Yorkshire, son of George and Mary Jane Tillotson.

1901 Silsden, Yorkshire Census: George Henry Tillotson, aged 14 years, born Cringles, Silsden, son of George and Mary Jane.

1911 Armley, Yorkshire Census: H.M. Prison, Armley Road - George Henry Tillotson, aged 24 years, born Silsden, Yorkshire.

The British Army Service Record for George Henry Tillotson exists but may be incomplete.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte George Henry Tillotson, 34135, Linc. R. Date of Enlistment: 8 December 1915. Date of Discharge: 5 July 1917. [George received the Silver War Badge.]

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte George Henry Tillotson, 34135, 6/Lab. Coy., Linc. R.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte George H. Tillotson, 34135, Lincoln. Date and Place of Death: 16.7.17. Birmingham War Hp died after discharge. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Brother - David. £3 15s. 7d. Brother - John. £3 15s. 7d. Sister in law - Dorothy. £2 11s. 3d.

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:

TILLOTSON, Harry, Labour Corps, Cringles, [Silsden], died in hospital Birmingham.

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Labour Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Labour Corps

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Surname: TILLOTSON

Forename(s): G H

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 34135

Rank: Private

Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment

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Died Date: 16/07/1917

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

1905

TILLOTSON George of Low Cringles Silsden Keighley Yorkshire died 5 April 1905 Administration Wakefield 1 May to Mary Jane Tillotson widow. Effects £172.

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20 July 1917

TILLOTSON – Died in the Military Hospital at Rubury, near Birmingham, Pte. Harry Tillotson, Labour Battalion, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. Tillotson, Cringles, Silsden.

20 July 1917

SILSDEN – DEATH OF PRIVATE HARRY TILLOTSON

The death has occurred at a military hospital at Rubury, near Birmingham, of Private Harry Tillotson, of the Labour Battalion. Private Tillotson, who was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. Tillotson, farmers, Cringles, Silsden, enlisted in March last, and after six weeks’ training at Catterick Park, went out to France. He had only been out four days before being invalided home.

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20 July 1917

TILLOTSON – Died in hospital at Birmingham, Pte. Harry Tillotson, of the Labour Battalion, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. Tillotson, of Cringles, Silsden.

20 July 1917

SILSDEN SOLDIER DIES IN HOSPITAL

The death has occurred at a military hospital at Reubury, near Birmingham, of Pte. Harry Tillotson, of the Labour Battalion. Pte. Tillotson, who was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. E. Tillotson, farmer, Cringles, Silsden, enlisted in March last, and after six weeks training at Catterick Park, went out to France. He had only been out four days before being invalided home.

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