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James KIRKBRIDE

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Surname: KIRKBRIDE

Forename(s): James

Place of Birth: Worton, Yorkshire

Service No: 44445

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Essex Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 3rd (Reserve) Battalion

Division: ---

Age: 25

Date of Death: 1920-10-24

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: South-West of Church.

CWGC Cemetery: ASKRIGG (ST. OSWALD) CHURCHYARD

CWGC Memorial: ---

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Local War Memorial: ASKRIGG, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: BAINBRIDGE, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

James was the son of Thomas and Margaret Kirkbride, née Terry. Thomas was born at Gayle and Margaret at Askrigg, Yorkshire.

1901 Worton, Yorkshire Census: James Kirkbride, aged 6 years, born Aysgarth [Parish], Yorkshire, son of Thomas and Margaret Kirkbride.

1911 Askrigg, Yorkshire Census: James Kirkbride, aged 16 years, born Worton, Yorkshire, son of Thomas and Margaret Kirkbride.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte J. Kirkbride, 44445, Essex R.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte J. Kirkbride, 44445, 9/Essex.

CWGC gives James's battalion as the 3rd [Reserve] Battalion Essex Regiment, but he served abroad with the 9th (Service) Bn Essex Regiment (12th Division).

A short biography of James is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Essex Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Essex Regiment

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Surname: KIRKBRIDE

Forename(s): James

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 44445

Rank: Private

Regiment: Essex Regiment

Unit: 3rd Battalion

Age: 25

Awards:

Died Date: 24/10/1920

Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Margaret Kirkbride, of Town Head Farm, Askrigg. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: TREASURED MEMORIES OF ONE SO DEAR)

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St Oswald's Churchyard, Askrigg

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St Oswald's Churchyard, Askrigg

St Oswald's Churchyard, Askrigg

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