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John William WELLOCK

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Surname: WELLOCK

Forename(s): John William

Place of Birth: Hebden, Yorkshire

Service No: 235314

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion

Division: 17th (Northern) Division

Age: 22

Date of Death: 1918-09-08

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 12 (Addenda)

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

John William Wellock was the son of Jenkinson and Ellen Wellock, née Moore. Jenkinson was born at Hebden and Ellen at Holes Beck, Hartlington, Yorkshire.

1901 Hebden, Yorkshire Census: High Garnshaw - John W. Wellock, aged 4 years, born Hebden, son of Jenkinson and Ellen Wellock.

1911 Glusburn, Yorkshire Census: Croft Street - John William Wellock, aged 14 years, born Linton-in-Craven, Yorkshire, son of Ellen Wellock (married).

In the 1911 Census, John’s father was boarding at 2, Hardwick Street, Keighley with Adeline Linton (a widow) and her children. Ellen died in 1917 and he married Sarah Adeline Hayward (this was her maiden surname) in 1919.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John W. Wellock, 235314, W. Rid. R.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte John William Wellock, 235314, 9th W. Rid. R. K. in A. 8.9.18.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte John William Wellock, 235314, 9th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 8.9.18. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Brother - Robert £9 6s. 7d. Brother - Jenkinson £5 6s. 7d. Sister - Mary £3 6s. 6d. Sister - Ellen £3 6s.6d.

A short biography of John is included in: ‘Swaledale & Wharfedale Remembered - Aspects of Dales’ life through peace and war’ by Keith Taylor (2006).

Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Private John William WELLOCK

Private John William WELLOCK

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 17th (Northern) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 17th (Northern) Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: WELLOCK

Forename(s): John William

Born: Grassington, Yorks

Residence:

Enlisted: Keighley

Number: 235314

Rank: Private

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion: 9th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 08/09/18

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: WELLOCK

Forename(s): John William

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 235314

Rank: Private

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Unit: 9th Bn.

Age: 22

Awards:

Died Date: 08/09/1918

Additional Information: Son of Jenkinson and Ellen Wellock.

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