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Forename(s): Joseph Edward
Place of Birth: Blackburn, Lancashire
Service No: 36489
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Yorkshire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 11th (Service) Battalion. (2nd Hull)
Division: 31st Division
Date of Death: 1921-03-12
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: SAMLESBURY (ST. LEONARD THE LESS) CHURCHYARD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Joseph Edward Wilson was the son of John and Elizabeth Wilson (née -). John was born at Samlesbury and Elizabeth at Cuerden, Lancashire.
1881 Blackburn, Lancashire Census: 39, Infirmary Street - Joseph E. Wilson, aged 1 month, born Blackburn, son of John and Elizabeth Wilson.
1891 Blackburn, Lancashire Census: 183, Mosley Street - Joseph E. Wilson, aged 10 years, born Blackburn, son of John and Elizabeth Wilson.
1901 Blackburn, Lancashire Census: 32, Queen Victoria Street - Joseph E. Wilson, aged 20, born Blackburn, son of John and Elizabeth Wilson.
Joseph was married to Elizabeth Ann Shorrock in 1907.
1911 Blackburn, Lancashire Census: Ivy Dene, 39, Lynthorpe Road - Joseph Edward Wilson, aged 30 years, born Blackburn, husband of Elizabeth Ann Wilson.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Joseph E. Wilson, 36489, East Yorkshire Regiment.
Joseph was a church bell ringer and is commemorated on the Roll of Honour of The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers.
The informal title of the 11th (Service) Bn East Yorkshire Regiment (2nd Hull) was the Hull Tradesmen.
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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L/Corporal Joseph Edward WILSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 31st Division
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