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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 241867
Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2/6th Battalion
Division: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1917-05-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Bay 4.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
James Jennings was the son of John James and Elizabeth Jennings, née Collier. John was born at Birmingham, Warwickshire and Elizabeth at Skipton, Yorkshire.
1901 Shipley, Yorkshire Census: 3, Wellington Street - James Jennings, aged 9 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of John J. and Elizabeth Jennings.
1911 Shipley, Yorkshire Census: 2, Mellor Street - James Jennings, aged 19 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of John James Jennings, widower.
James was married to Polly Sutton in 1914.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte James Jennings, 5006, 241867, W. York. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte James Jennings, 2/6 W. York. R. 5006, 241867. Killed in Action 3.5.17.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte James Jennings, 241867, 2/6th Bn W. Yorks. Date and Place of Death: On or since 3.5.17. Death Pres'd. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Mrs. Polly Stafford. £9 2s. 10d.
UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: Pte James Jennings, 241867, 2/6 W. York. T.F. Date and cause of death: 3.5.17. Date of notification of death: 2.6.17. Now reported dead. Widow: wife Polly. Date of birth: 16.6.’94. Address: 10, Chapel Hill, Blacker Hill, Nr Barnsley.
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
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