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Place of Birth: Bentham, Yorkshire
Service No: 31306
Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/5th Battalion
Division: 55th (West Lancashire) Division
Date of Death: 1918-05-22
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. B. 16.
CWGC Cemetery: HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: TATHAM, LANCASHIRE
Joseph Winn was the son of Leonard and Ellen Winn, née Shuttleworth. Leonard was born at Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland and Ellen at Tatham, Lancashire.
1881 Tatham, Lancashire Census: Ashleys - Joseph Winn, aged 5 years, born Bentham, Yorkshire, son of Leonard and Ellen Winn.
1891 Tatham, Lancashire Census: Ashleys - Joseph Winn, aged 15 years, born Bentham, Yorkshire, son of Leonard and Ellen Winn.
1901 Coleorton, Leicestershire Census: Rough Park - Joseph Winn, aged 25 years, born Bentham, Yorkshire. Mole Catcher. [Joseph was boarding with Joseph and Jane Statham.]
1911 Ashby-de-le-Zouch, Leicestershire Census: 18, Avenue Road - Joseph Winn, aged 35 years, born Bentham, Yorkshire. Mole Catcher. [The head of the house was Fanny Dixon, widow.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Joseph Winn, 31306, 7 S. Lan. R.; 1/5 S. Lan. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Joseph Winn, 31306, 7th South Lancs; 1/5th South Lancs. [The 7th Bn was disbanded on the 22 February 1918.]
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Joseph Winn, 31306, 1/5th Bn S. Lancs. Date and Place of Death: 22.5.18. In action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Brother & sole legatee - John. £21 10s. 11d.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 55th (West Lancashire) Division
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