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Place of Birth: Otley, Yorkshire
Service No: 22045
Regiment / Corps / Service: Canadian Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 5th Battalion (Western Cavalry)
Division: 1st Canadian Division
Date of Death: 1915-05-24
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: VIMY MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
James Arthur Duckworth (born 24 February 1894) was the son of John and Harriet Duckworth, née Smith. John was born at Oakworth and Harriet at Otley, Yorkshire.
1901 Otley, Yorkshire Census: 45, Orchard Street - James A. Duckworth, aged 7 years, born Otley, son of John and Harriet Duckworth. (Harriet died in 1907 and John remarried - probably to Ann Maria Prest in 1908.]
1911 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 2, Leaf Street - James A. Duckworth, aged 17 years, son of John Duckworth (married).
Canadian service records: http://www.baclac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
DUCKWORTH, J., 5th Batt. Canadian Contingent, formerly resided in Skipton, killed in action, May, 1915.
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st Canadian Division
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