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Forename(s): John Parkinson
Place of Birth: Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Yorkshire
Service No: 42296
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Yorkshire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 1/4th Battalion
Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
Date of Death: 1918-09-21
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: II. K. 4.
CWGC Cemetery: GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
John Parkinson Lund was the son of John Parkinson and Margaret Ellen Lund, née Parkinson. John, senior, was born at Lancaster and Margaret at Conder Green, Lancashire.
1901 Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Yorkshire Census: Foredale Cottages - John P. Lund, aged 2 years, born Horton-in-Ribblesdale, son of John P. and Margt Lund.
1911 Lancaster, Lancashire Census: 2, Butts Lane - John Lund, aged 12 years, born Ingleton, Yorkshire, son of John Parkinson Lund, widower.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John P. Lund, 42296, E. Yorks R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte John P. Lund, 42296, 1/4th E. Yorks R. Dead.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte John Parkinson Lund, 42296, E. Yks. Date and Place of Death: 21.9.18. Trelon. Death presumed. To whom Authorised: Step Mother - Annie. Amount Authorised: £25 14s. 11d.
John was a prisoner of war and died at Trélon in the north-east of France close to the Belgium border.
UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for John.
Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Form: John Parkinson Lund. Resided at 19 Chapel St., Lancaster. A single man. 42206 [sic], 1/4 East Yorks. He served for 2 years at home, and 12 months abroad. Died in Germany ????. Father & Mother. [Courtesy of Lancaster Military Heritage Group.]
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
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