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Place of Birth: Barnoldswick, Yorkshire
Service No: 826580
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 'D' Battery 298th Brigade
Date of Death: 1917-09-25
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XI. G. 11.
CWGC Cemetery: VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Lapadge Monks was the son of George and Ann Monks, née Waterworth. George was born at either Belmont or Edgworth, Lancashire and Ann at Barnoldswick, Yorkshire.
1891 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 5, Colne Road - Lapedge Monks, aged 1 year, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, son of George and Ann Monks.
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 25, Ivy Terrace - Lapedge Monks, aged 21 years, born Barnoldswick, son of George and Ann Monks.
Lapadge was married to Clarice Kenyon in 1913. Clarice was the sister of Private Edwin Kenyon (18005) (q.v.).
The British Army Service Record for Lapadge Monks exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Gnr Lapadge Monks, 826580, R.F.A. (T.F.).
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Gnr Lapadge Monks, 826580, R.F.A. T. Killed in Action 25.9.17.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Gunner Lapadge Monks, 826580, D/298 Bde R.F.A. Date and Place of Death: 25.9.17 in action France or Belgm. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Clarice. £11 4s.7d. Self and child.
A short biography of Lapadge is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
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:
MONKS, Gunner L., aged 28 years, R.F.A., 42, Willow Bank, [Barnoldswick], killed in action Sept. 25, 1917.
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Gunner Lapadge MONKS
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery
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