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Forename(s): Matthew Henry
Place of Birth: Coniston Cold, Yorkshire
Service No: 328004
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/7th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1918-04-25
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 82 to 85.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HALTON WEST, YORKSHIRE
Matthew Henry Lund was the son of Henry and Sarah Ann Lund., née Sedgwick. Both parents were born at Ingleton, Yorkshire; Henry at Beezleys (Farm).
1891 Coniston Cold, Yorkshire Census: Wheelwright House - Mathew [sic] Henry Lund, aged 1 month, born Coniston Cold, son of Henry and Sarah Ann Lund..
1901 Thornton-in-Craven, Yorkshire Census: Rectory Cottage - Matthew H. Lund, aged 10 years, born Coniston Cold, Yorkshire, son of Henry and Sarah A. Lund.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Matthew H. Lund, 4310, 6750, 328004, W. Rid. R. Deceased.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Matthew Henry Lund, 4310, 1/6th W. Rid. R.; 6750, 1/7th W. Rid. R.; 328004, 1/7th W. Rid. R. Deceased.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Matthew Henry Lund, 328004, 1/7th Bn W. Riding. Date and Place of Death: 25.4.18 France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father and sole legatee - Henry. £25 9s. 3d.
See also: ‘Guiseley Terriers: A Small Part in The Great War - A History of the 1/6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment’ by Stephen Barber (2018). [It is not known if Matthew served with the 1/6th Bn in France and/or Belgium.]
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:
LUND, Signaller M. H., aged 27, West Riding Regiment, son of Mr. Henry Lund, [Halton West], killed in action April 25, 1918.
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Private Matthew Henry LUND
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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