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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 24904
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 4th Division
Date of Death: 1918-04-16
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VII. D. 16.
CWGC Cemetery: LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Harry Maudsley was the son of Stephen Henry and Mary Maudsley, née Smith. Both parents were born at Skipton, Yorkshire. Harry may have been distantly related to Sgt Herbert Maudsley (265693) (q.v.).
1891 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 5, Coach Street (Fish Shop) - Harry Maudsley, aged 2 years, born Skipton, son of Stephen Henry and Mary Maudsley.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 19, Keighley Road - Harry Maudsley, aged 12 years, born Skipton, son of Stephen H. and Mary Maudsley.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 17, Pendle Street - Harry Maudsley, aged 22 years, born Skipton, son of Mary Maudsley, widow.
Harry was married to Maud Annie Harrison in 1914.
The British Army Service Record for Harry Maudsley exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Harry Maudsley, 24904, W. Rid. R. D. of W. 16.4.18.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Harry Maudsley, 24904, 1/6th W. Rid. R.; 8th W. Rid. R.; 2nd W. Rid. R. D. of W. 16.4.18.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Harry Maudsley, 24904, 2nd Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 16.4.18. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow (sole legatee) - Maud A. £14 12s. 5d.
UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Harry.
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, Harry, aged 29, West Riding Regiment, 2, Aireview Terrace, Skipton, died of wounds April 16, 1918.
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Private Harry MAUDSLEY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Division
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