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Forename(s): John Robert
Place of Birth: Hebden, Yorkshire
Service No: 203533
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/4th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1917-04-22
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: IV. C. 21.
CWGC Cemetery: LE TOURET MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L’AVOUE
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
John Robert Rodwell (born 7 July 1890) was the son of Joseph and Jane Rodwell, née Hebden. Both parents were born at Hebden, Yorkshire.
1891 Hebden, Yorkshire Census: Beck Side - John R. Rodwell, aged 9 months, born Hebden, son of Joseph and Jane Rodwell.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 25, Castle Street - John Robert Rodwell, aged 10 years, born Hebden, Yorkshire, son of Joseph and Jane Rodwell.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 25, Castle Street - John Robert Rodwell, aged 20 years, born Hebden near Skipton, Yorkshire, son of Jane Rodwell, widow.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John R. Rodwell, 203533, W. Rid. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte John Robert Rodwell, 203533, 1/4th W. Rid. R. K. in A. 22.4.17.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte John Robert Rodwell, 203533, 1/4th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 22.4.17. In Action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Jane. £6 5s. 1d.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
RODWELL, J.R., aged 26, West Riding Regiment, son of Mrs. Jos. Rodwell, 25, Castle Street, [Skipton], killed in action, France, April 22, 1917.
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Private John Robert RODWELL
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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