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Luke ELLISON

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Surname: ELLISON

Forename(s): Luke

Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire

Service No: 4926

Rank: Trooper

Regiment / Corps / Service: Scottish Horse, 3/1st

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Age: 19

Date of Death: 1916-03-26

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CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: D. "U." 417.

CWGC Cemetery: SKIPTON (WALTONWRAYS) CEMETERY

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Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Luke Ellison was the son of Walter and Emily Ellison, née Cutler. Both parents were born at Skipton, Yorkshire.

1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 9, Waller Hill - Luke Ellison, aged 4 years, born Skipton, son of Walter and Emily Ellison.

1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 30 Ermysted Street - Luke Ellison, aged 14 years, born Skipton, son of Walter and Emily Ellison. [Joint occupier was Emily's mother, Ellen Cutler.]

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Luke Ellison, 4926, 3/1 Scottish Horse. Date and Place of Death: 26.3.16 Cambridge Hospital. To whom Authorised: Father: Walter. Amount Authorised: £4 4s. 1d.

Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:

ELLISON, Trooper Luke, Scottish Horse, aged 19, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ellison, Ermysted Street, [Skipton], died in training at Aldershot March, 1916.

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Trooper Luke ELLISON

Trooper Luke ELLISON

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Scottish Horse, 3/1st

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Scottish Horse, 3/1st

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Surname: ELLISON

Forename(s): Luke

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 4926

Rank: Private

Regiment: 3rd/1st Scottish Horse

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Age: 19

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Died Date: 26/03/1916

Additional Information: Son of Walter and Emily Ellison, of 6, Fairfax St., Skipton.

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Waltonwrays Cemetery, Skipton

Waltonwrays Cemetery, Skipton

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Waltonwrays Cemetery, Skipton

Waltonwrays Cemetery, Skipton

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31 March 1916

ELLISON – March 26th at Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot, Luke Ellison, 3/1st Scottish Horse, aged 19 years, only and dearly beloved son of Walter and Emily Ellison, of 30, Ermysted Street, Skipton. Interred at Waltonwrays Cemetery on March 30th.

31 March 1916

SKIPTON SOLDIER DIES IN TRAINING

The death took place last weekend at Aldershot of Trooper Luke Ellison, of the Scottish Horse, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ellison, of Ermysted Street, Skipton. Deceased, who was in his 20th year, was one of the first of several Skipton youths to join the Scottish Horse about five months ago. He went through his early training at Dunkeld and was transferred to Aldershot about three months ago. Here he contracted a fever, to which he succumbed. Deceased, a popular young fellow, was formerly employed by Messrs. W. A. and J. Simpson. He was for some time a member of the Swimming Club. The interment took place yesterday (Thursday) at Waltonwrays Cemetery, Skipton.

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