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Place of Birth: Draughton, Yorkshire
Service No: 242238
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/5th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. H. 18.
CWGC Cemetery: MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
George Williamson was the son of George and Sarah Jane Williamson, née Edgerton. George, senior, was born at Middlesbrough, Yorkshire and Sarah at Wem, Shropshire. George, senior, died in 1899.
1901 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 47, Stafford Street - George Williamson, aged 4 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of Sarah J. and [stepson of] Thomas G. Dixon. [Sarah and Thomas were married in 1914.]
1911 North Bierley, Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 7, Green Mount, Cutler Heights Lane - George Williamson, aged 15 years, born Draughton, Yorkshire, son of Sarah Jane and [stepson of] Thomas Greener Dixon.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte George Williamson, 6001 & 242238, West Riding Regiment.
George is commemorated in the 'City of Bradford Great War 1914-1918 Roll of Honour'.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private George WILLIAMSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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