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John Walton WRENCH

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Surname: WRENCH

Forename(s): John Walton

Place of Birth: Duffield, Derbyshire

Service No: 28064

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Grenadier Guards

Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion

Division: Guards Division

Age: 32

Date of Death: 1925-07--

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Non-CWGC Burial: SILSDEN (ST. JAMES) CHURCHYARD

Local War Memorial: SILSDEN, YORKSHIRE

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John Walton Wrench (born on the 19 May 1893, at Derby Road, Duffield, Derbyshire), was the son of Thomas and Beatrice Wrench, née McConville. Thomas was born in the Staffordshire Potteries and Beatrice at Otley, Yorkshire.

1901 Silsden, Yorkshire Census: 13, Bridge Road - John Walton, aged 7 years, born Derby, son of Thomas and Beatrice Walton. [The surname Wrench is not used in this, or, the 1911 Census.]

1911 Silsden, Yorkshire Census: 12, Highfield Lane - John Walton, aged 17 years, born Belper, Derbyshire, son of Thomas and Beatrice Walton.

John Walton Wrench was buried on the 7 July 1925, aged 32 years and his address given in the burial register as 12, Highfield Lane, Silsden.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Guardsman John W. Wrench, 28064, Grenadier Guards.

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Grenadier Guards

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Grenadier Guards

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: Guards Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: Guards Division

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26 April 1918

CRAVEN AND THE WAR - WOUNDED AND MISSING

Pte. John Walton Wrench, of the Grenadier Guards, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walton Wrench, of 12, Highfield Lane, Silsden, has been wounded in the head and thigh and is in hospital at Leeds. He is 24 years of age and has been out in France about 16 months. Mr. and Mrs. Walton Wrench have three other sons serving.

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26 April 1918

CRAVEN AND THE WAR

Silsden Soldiers Wounded

Pte. John Walton Wrench, of the Grenadier Guards, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walton Wrench, of 12, Highfield Lane, Silsden, has been wounded in the head and thigh, and is in hospital at Leeds. He is 24 years of age, and had been out in France about 16 months. Mr. and Mrs. Wrench have three other sons serving, Pte. Joe Wrench, of the Motor Transport, Pte. Walton Wrench, of the Royal Garrison Artillery, who has been in France two and a half years, and Pte. Edward Walton Wrench, of the Coldstream Guards

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