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Forename(s): John Henry
Place of Birth: Brierfield, Lancashire
Service No: 19238
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion
Division: 4th Division
Date of Death: 1920-01-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: In North part.
CWGC Cemetery: COWLING (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: COWLING, YORKSHIRE
John Henry Maslin was the son of Richard and Ann Jane Maslin, née Edmondson; they were married in 1877. Richard was born at Penzance, Cornwall and Ann at Lancaster, Lancashire.
1881 Brierfield, Lancashire Census: High Street - John Hy Maslin, aged 3 years, born Brierfield. [John and his mother, Ann Jane, were living with her mother, Alice Edmondson, widow. A boarder, Charles Broughton, was also living there - see 1891 Census. John’s father, Richard, was living with his parents at 125, Gannow Lane, Habergham Eaves.]
1891 Brierfield, Lancashire Census: 6, High Street - John Henry Broughton, aged 13 years, born Brierfield, son of Ann Jane and [stepson of] Charles Broughton.
1901 Brierfield, Lancashire Census: 9, Smith Street - John Henry Maslen [sic], aged 23 years, born Brierfield, son of Ann Jane Maslen.
John was married to Jane Rimmer in 1906.
1911 Brierfield, Lancashire Census: 9, Guilford Street - John Henry Maslin, aged 33 years, born Brierfield, husband of Jane Maslin.
The British Army Pension Record for John Henry Maslin exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John H. Maslin, 19238, E. Lan. R. Theatre of War first served in: 1 [France]. Date of entry therein: 21.7.15. [John received the Silver War Badge.]
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte John Henry Maslin, 19238, 1st East Lancs. [John was attached to the 11th Brigade Trench Mortar Battery, 4th Division.]
UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for John.
Cowling Parish Church Burial Register: John Henry Maslin, aged 41 years. Abode: 5, Fold Lane, Cowling. Died 3 January 1920. Buried 7 January 1920.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Division
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