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Place of Birth: Addingham, Yorkshire
Service No: 27240
Rank: Farrier Staff Sergeant
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 'D' Battery 165th Brigade
Division: 31st Division
Date of Death: 1918-09-08
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. D. 6.
CWGC Cemetery: LA KREULE MILITARY CEMETERY, HAZEBROUCK
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: ADDINGHAM, YORKSHIRE
Lawrence McRink was the son of Stephen and Mary Ann McRink, née Kenney or Kannay. Stephen was born at Newry, Armargh, Ireland and Mary at Otley, Yorkshire.
1891 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: Rookery - Lawrence McRink, aged 4 years, born Addingham, son of Stephen and Mary Ann McRink.
1901 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: 14, 16, 18 and 20, Rookery - Lawrence McRink, aged 15 years, born Addingham, son of Stephen McRink, widower.
1911 Addingham, Yorkshire Census: 36 Bolton Road - Larrie McRink, aged 25 years, born Addingham, son of Stephen McRink, widower.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: S/Sgt Larry McRink, 27240, 5th D.A.C. [Divisional Artillery Column] R.F.A. Qualifying date [for 1914 Star]: 19.8.14. Dead 8.9.18.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Far[rier]S/Sgt Larry McRink, 27240, R.F.A. Dead 8.9.18.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Far/S/Sgt Larry McRink, 27240, D/165 Bde. R.F.A. Date and Place of Death: 8.9.18. Wounds 2 Aus. C.C.S. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - Stephen. £61 4s. 1d.
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:
McRINK, Staff Sergeant, aged 32, R.F.A., son of Mr. Stephen McRink, [Addingham], died of wounds Sept. 8, 1918.
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Farrier Staff Sergeant Lawrence McRINK
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 31st Division
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