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Forename(s): James Lister
Place of Birth: Bradford, Yorkshire
Service No: 30142
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-09-19
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 82 to 85.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: ILKLEY, YORKSHIRE
James Lister Petty (born 3 November 1885) was the son of Titus and Martha Petty, née Sunderland. Titus was born at Holbeck and Martha at Bingley, Yorkshire.
1891 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 54, St Georges Place - Jas Lister Petty, aged 5 years, born Bradford, son of Titus and Martha Petty.
1901 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 50, St Georges Place - James L. Petty, aged 15 years, born Bradford, son of Titus and [stepson of] Mary A. Petty. [Titus had married Mary Ann Stott in 1898.]
1911 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 49, Waverley Road - James Lister Petty, aged 25 years, born Bradford, son [stepson] of Mary Ann Petty.
James was married to Fanny Wright in 1912.
The British Army Service Record for James Lister Petty exists but may be incomplete.
James is commemorated in the 'City of Bradford Great War 1914-1918 Roll of Honour'.
Data Source: Memorial Inscription on Family Gravestone
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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