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Forename(s): George Harry
Place of Birth: Silsden, Yorkshire
Service No: 34135
Regiment / Corps / Service: Labour Corps
Battalion / Unit: 52nd Labour Coy
Date of Death: 1917-07-16
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: 285.
CWGC Cemetery: SILSDEN (ST. JAMES) CHURCHYARD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SILSDEN, YORKSHIRE
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.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
TILLOTSON, Harry, Labour Corps, Cringles, [Silsden], died in hospital Birmingham.
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