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John Paget SUGDEN

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Surname: SUGDEN

Forename(s): John Paget

Place of Birth: Oakworth, Yorkshire

Service No: ---

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant

Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion

Division: 11th (Northern) Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1917-08-08

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 20.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

John Paget Sugden was the son of Jonas and Ann Sugden, née Whitaker. Jonas was born at Keighley and Ann at Oakworth, Yorkshire.

1901 Oakworth, Yorkshire Census: 9, Cackleshaw - John P. Sugden, aged 7 years, born Oakworth, son of Jonas and Ann Sugden.

1911 Oakworth, Yorkshire Census: 17, John Street - John Padget [sic] Sugden, aged 17 years, born Oakworth, son of Jonas and Ann Sugden.

Supplement to the London Gazette, 12th June, 1916: West Riding Regiment - Lance-Corpl. John Paget Sugden, from Inns of Court O.T.C., to be 2nd Lt. (on prob.). 7th June 1916.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: [Not identified.]

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: [Not identified.]

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: 2 Lt J. P. Sugden, West Riding. Date and Place of Death: 8.8.17 missing. To whom issued: Father: Jonas Sugden. Amount: £75 5s.

John is commemorated on the Oakworth War Memorial and in the 'Service Roll of Martins Bank'.

Photograph courtesy of ‘The Men of Worth Project’ website: https://www.menofworth.org.uk

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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2nd Lieutenant John Paget SUGDEN

2nd Lieutenant John Paget SUGDEN

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division

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Surname: SUGDEN

Forename(s): John Paget

Born:

Residence:

Enlisted:

Number:

Rank: 2nd Lt

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion: 6th Battalion (Territorial)

Decorations:

Died Date: 08/08/17

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War:

Notes:

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Surname: SUGDEN

Forename(s): John Paget

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number:

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Unit: 6th Bn.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 08/08/1917

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War Diary: 8th (Service) Bn Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

AUGUST 1917

FRONT LINE

Aug. 9

Battalion Holding Line

2/Lt J.P. Sugden Missing believed Prisoner of War

2/Lt W.H.S. Ainley Wounded (Gas)

Lt H.W. Harrison Wounded

[John was killed near the Steenbeek, south of Langemarck.]

‘Yorkshire Post’ (17 August 1917)

THE YORKSHIRE ROLL OF HONOUR

OFFICERS AND MEN WHO HAVE FALLEN IN ACTION

Sec.-Lieut. J. P. SUGDEN, West Riding Regiment, son of Mr. Jonas Sugden, chairman of the Oakworth District Council, has been reported missing since August 8th.

‘Yorkshire Post’ (10 November 1917)

THE YORKSHIRE ROLL OF HONOUR

OFFICERS AND MEN WHO HAVE FALLEN IN ACTION

Mr. Jonas Sugden, chairman of the Oakworth Urban Council, has received official news that his son, Sec.-Lieut. J. P. SUGDEN, West Riding Regt., who was reported missing some time ago, is now believed to have been killed whilst on patrol duty.

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Bank of Liverpool & Martins Limited War Memorial at Barclays Bank, Water Street, Liverpool

Bank of Liverpool & Martins Limited War Memorial at Barclays Bank, Water Street, Liverpool

The identical memorial that was at the Skipton and other branches are lost

Courtesy of David Hearn (War Memorials Online project)

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