Main CPGW Record
Place of Birth: Earby, Yorkshire
Service No: 480188
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Engineers
Battalion / Unit: 457th Field Coy
Division: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1917-09-22
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. F. 28.
CWGC Cemetery: FAVREUIL BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EARBY, YORKSHIRE
Joseph Halstead was the son of John and Tamar Halstead, née Horsley. John was born at Kirkby Malham, Yorkshire and Tamar at Hesket Newmarket, Cumberland.
1891 Earby, Yorkshire Census: Mill Bridge - Joseph Halstead, aged 3 years, born Earby Thornton [Parish], son of John and Tamar Halstead.
1901 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 3, Mill Brow Road - Joseph Halstead, aged 13, born Thornton in Craven [Parish], Yorkshire, son of John and Tamer [sic] Halstead.
Joseph was married to Annie Dunn in 1907.
1911 Earby, Yorkshire Census: 13, Wesley Place - Joseph Halstead, aged 23 years, born Earby, husband of Annie Halstead.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Spr Joseph Halstead, 480188, R. E.; 4608, W. Rid. R.; T/4193, R. E.
‘Earby in the First World War’ by Stephanie Carter, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2014).
‘Our Finest Crop’ by Steven Marshall, published by Earby & District Local History Society (2020).
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: ---
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Sapper Joseph HALSTEAD
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Engineers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division
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