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Ivor Tempest GREENWOOD

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Surname: GREENWOOD

Forename(s): Ivor Tempest

Place of Birth: Keighley, Yorkshire

Service No: ---

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion

Division: 11th (Northern) Division

Age: 17

Date of Death: 1914-09-16

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Grave 18868.

CWGC Cemetery: KEIGHLEY (UTLEY) CEMETERY

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Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

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Ivor Tempest Greenwood (born 26 October 1896) was the son of William Henry and Sarah Eliza Greenwood, née Harper. William was born at Keighley, Yorkshire and Sarah at Cefn Coed, Breconshire, Wales.

1901 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 22, Eelholme View Street - Ivor Greenwood, aged 4 years, born Keighley, son of Sarah Greenwood (married).

1911 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 178, Devonshire Street - Ivor Tempest Greenwood, aged 14 years, born Keighley, son of William Henry and Sarah Greenwood.

Ivor attended Keighley Boys’ Grammar School and joined the Army on the 31 August 1914.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Ivor Greenwood, [no number given] 8th Battn West Riding Regt. Date and Place of Death: 16.9.14 Lincoln. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Sarah. £2 7s. 6d.

Keighley (Utley) Cemetery Burial Register entry (18868): Ivor Tempest Greenwood, aged 17, Draftsman. Died at the Military Hospital, Lincoln. Buried 19th Sept. 1914, Grave Ref. C1-175. [Also buried in the grave are William Harper, Sarah Harper and John Dray.]

Ivor was accepted by the CWGC as a casualty of the Great War in 2014 after receiving information from the ‘The Men of Worth Project’ website: https://www.menofworth.org.uk

Ivor is commemorated in the 'Borough of Keighley Roll of Honour' and on the Roll of Honour of All Saints' Church, Keighley.

Photograph: ‘The Keighlian’ the School Magazine of Keighley Boys’ Grammar School. (Courtesy of kbgs.com). Kindly supplied by the 'The Men of Worth Project' website.

Data Source: West Yorkshire Pioneer Article

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Private Ivor Tempest GREENWOOD

Private Ivor Tempest GREENWOOD

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division

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Surname: GREENWOOD

Forename(s): Ivor Tempest

Country of Service: United Kingdom

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Rank: Private

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Unit: 8th Bn.

Age: 18

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Died Date: 16/09/1914

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25 September 1914

FUNERAL OF A KEIGHLEY RECRUIT

The funeral of a young Keighley recruit, Ivor Greenwood, who died in the Lincoln Military Hospital, took place on Saturday at the Keighley Cemetery. The passing of the cortege through the streets of the town was witnessed by crowds numbering several thousand. Captain Tee attended on behalf of the military authorities, and in the long procession were sixty cadets in uniform and a detachment of Boy Scouts. Over the coffin was laid a Union Jack.

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