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Place of Birth: Malham, Yorkshire
Service No: 22746
Regiment / Corps / Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Battalion / Unit: 93rd Coy
Division: 31st Division
Date of Death: 1917-04-22
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. E. 19.
CWGC Cemetery: BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
John Peart was the son of William and Ann Elizabeth Peart, née Lund and brother of Private Alexander Peart, 41548 (q.v.). Their father was born at Grassington and mother at Malham, Yorkshire.
1901 Clayton, Bradford, Yorkshire Census: Cote Farm House - John Peart, aged 8 years, born Malham, Yorkshire, son of William and Ann E. Peart.
1911 Clayton, Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 10, Oxford Street - John Peart, aged 18 years, born Malham, Yorkshire, son of William and Ann Elizabeth Peart.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John Peart, 1132, 16th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment; 22746, Machine Gun Corps. Theatre of War first served in: (3) [Egypt]. Date of entry therein: 22 December 1915.
John is commemorated on the Clayton War Memorial.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 31st Division
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