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John WILSON

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Surname: WILSON

Forename(s): John

Place of Birth: Salterforth, Yorkshire

Service No: 265498

Rank: Sergeant

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

Battalion / Unit: 2/6th Battalion

Division: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

Age: 28

Date of Death: 1921-01-21

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---

CWGC Cemetery: BARNOLDSWICK (ST. MARY-LE-GILL) CHURCHYARD

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Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

John Wilson (born 26 November 1892) was the son of John and Anna Bella Wilson, née Martin. John, senior, may have been born at Leyland, Lancashire. Anna Bella was born at Liverpool, Lancashire.

1901 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Chapel Street - John Wilson, aged 8 years, born Salterforth, Yorkshire, son of Hannah B. Wilson (married).

1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 20, Shaw Terrace, Park Road - John Wilson, aged 18 years, born Salterforth, Yorkshire, son of Anna Bella Wilson (married).

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Cpl John Wilson, 265498, West Riding Regiment. [John received the Silver War Badge.]

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Cpl John Wilson, 265498, 2/6 W. Rid. R. Dis. Para 392 (XVI) 12.6.19.

A short biography of John is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).

Data Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Headstone

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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: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

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Surname: WILSON

Forename(s): John

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 265498

Rank: Serjeant

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

Unit: 2nd/6th Bn.

Age: 28

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Died Date: 21/01/1921

Additional Information: (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: THY WILL BE DONE)

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St Mary-le-Ghyll Churchyard, Barnoldswick

St Mary-le-Ghyll Churchyard, Barnoldswick

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St Mary-le-Ghyll Churchyard, Barnoldswick

St Mary-le-Ghyll Churchyard, Barnoldswick

CWGC Headstone - personal inscription

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