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Forename(s): John William
Place of Birth: Colne, Lancashire
Service No: M2/081582
Regiment / Corps / Service: Army Service Corps
Battalion / Unit: Attd. 3rd Field Survey Coy Royal Engineers
Date of Death: 1918-07-13
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: LXV. F. 5.
CWGC Cemetery: ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: KIRKBY MALHAM, YORKSHIRE
John William Redfearn was the son of John and Ruth Redfearn, née Blakeley. John, senior, was born at Upper Hopton, Mirfield and Ruth at Batley, Yorkshire.
1901 Batley, Yorkshire Census: 7, Park Road - John W. Redfearn, aged 5 years, born Colne, Lancashire. [John and his mother Ruth were living with her cousin, William H. Fox.]
1911 Gargrave, Yorkshire Census: The Vicarage - John William Redfearn, aged 15 years, born Kirkby Malham, Yorkshire. [John was employed by Francis Charles Kilner, Clerk in Holy Orders.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John W. Redfearn, M2/081582, Army Service Corps. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 11 May 1915.
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:
REDFERN. John W., aged 22, son of Mr. John Redfern, Kirkby Malham, died of pneumonia.
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Private John William REDFEARN
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Army Service Corps
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