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Forename(s): Joseph Bryan
Place of Birth: Kettlewell, Yorkshire
Service No: ---
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Regiment / Corps / Service: South Staffordshire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 1/5th Battalion
Division: 46th (North Midland) Division
Date of Death: 1918-10-09
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VII. F. 9.
CWGC Cemetery: TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EAST MARTON, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON – ERMYSTED’S GRAMMAR SCHOOL, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: WEST MARTON, YORKSHIRE
Joseph Bryan Bushby (born 23 December 1891) was the son of Joseph and Margaret Bushby, née Bell. Joseph, senior, was born at Kettlewell and Margaret at Buckden, Yorkshire.
1901 Kettlewell, Yorkshire Census: Westgate - Joseph B. Bushby, aged 9 years, born Kettlewell, son of Joseph and Margaret Bushby.
1911 East Marton, Yorkshire Census: Schoolhouse Farm - Joseph Bryan Bushby, aged 19 years, born Kettlewell, Yorkshire, son of Joseph and Margaret Bushby.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Sjt J.B. Bushby, 2739 & 265725, West Riding Regiment & 2/Lt South Staffordshire Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: France. Date of entry therein: 5 February 1917. Commissioned: 23 November 1917. Correspondence: Schoolhouse Farm, Nr. Skipton, Yorks.
Joseph is commemorated on St John's College, York, War Memorial.
A short biography of Joseph is included in: ‘A Grammar School at War - The Story of Ermysted’s Grammar School during the Great War’ by Steven Howarth (2007).
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:
BUSHBY, Lieut. James Byron, aged 26, South Staffs. Regt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bushby, Schoolhouse Farm, Broughton, former school teacher at Brougham Street Schools, Skipton, died of wounds Oct. 9, 1918.
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2nd Lieutenant Joseph Bryan BUSHBY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: South Staffordshire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 46th (North Midland) Division
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