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Forename(s): George Nicholas
Place of Birth: Addingham, Yorkshire
Service No: 7651
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 7th Division
Date of Death: 1914-11-02
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 33.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: ADDINGHAM, YORKSHIRE
George Nicholas Maudsley (Clayton) (born 24 March 1881), was the son of Charlotte Augusta Clayton and Nicholson Maudsley - Charlotte and Nicholson married on the 3 October 1881. Charlotte was born at Wortley and Nicholson at Bradford, Yorkshire.
1881 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: Stockinger Lane - George Walter Clayton, aged 11 days, born Addingham, grandson of Isaac and Mary I. Clayton. [George's mother, Charlotte, was also living with her parents.]
George and two of his cousins, Ann and Grace Alice Booker were baptized at St Peter's, Addingham on the 28 December 1884.
1891 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: Stockinger Lane - George N.C. Clayton, aged 10 years, born Addingham. [George and his mother, Charlotte A. Maudsley, were living with her parents, Isaac and Mary Isabella Clayton, née Bateson.]
1901 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: 3, George Street - George Nicholas M. Clayton, aged 20 years, born Addingham. [George was living with his grandparents, Isaac and Mary Isabella Clayton.]
1911 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: 3, George Street - George Nicholas Clayton, aged 30 years, born Addingham. [George was living with his uncle and aunt, Robert and Hannah Booker, née Bateson. Hannah was the half-sister of George's mother, Charlotte.]
The British Army Service Record for George Clayton (9277) exists but may be incomplete. [George served, pre-war, with the 3rd (Reserve) Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte George N. Maudsley, 7651, Yorks R. Qualifying date [for 1914 Star]: 5.10.14. Dead.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte George N. Maudsley, 7651, 2/York. R. Dead.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Private George Nicholas Maudsley, 7651, 2nd Bn Yorkshire Regt. Place of Birth: Addingham, Yorks. Date of Enlistment: 1.2.04. Trade on Enlistment: Spinner. Date and Place of Death: Between 22-30.10.14. Near Ypres. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Brother - Tom. £2 17s. 0d. Brother - Joseph. £2 17s. 1d. Sister - Mary. £2 17s. 1d.
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:
MAUDSLEY, G.N., [Addingham], West Yorks., aged 32, killed in action between Oct. 25 and Nov. 2, 1914.
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Private George Nicholas MAUDSLEY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 7th Division
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