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James MATHER

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Surname: MATHER

Forename(s): James

Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire

Service No: J/62542

Rank: Ordinary Seaman

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Battalion / Unit: H.M.S. 'Vortigern'

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Age: 29

Date of Death: 1920-07-10

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Grave R 2856.

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Non-CWGC Burial: SKIPTON (WALTONWRAYS) CEMETERY

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

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James Mather (born 12 March 1891) was the son of John and Margaret Holland Mather, formerly Aldridge, née Rendall. John was born at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Margaret at Leith, Midlothian, Scotland.

1891 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 15, Russell Street - James Mather, aged 3 weeks, born Skipton, son of John and Margaret Mather.

1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 55, Westmorland Street - James Mather, aged 10 years, born Skipton, son of John and Margaret Mather.

1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 55, Westmorland Street - James Mather, aged 20 years, born Skipton, son of John and Margaret Mather.

UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for James.

Data Source: Personal Communication

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

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H.M.S. 'Vortigern'

H.M.S. 'Vortigern'

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Death Certificate for James Mather

Death Certificate for James Mather

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Skipton (Waltonwrays) Cemetery

Skipton (Waltonwrays) Cemetery

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Skipton (Waltonwrays) Cemetery

Skipton (Waltonwrays) Cemetery

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