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Miles LITTLE

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Surname: LITTLE

Forename(s): Miles

Place of Birth: Askrigg, Yorkshire

Service No: 202758

Rank: Corporal

Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 1/5th Battalion

Division: 49th (West Riding) Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1918-10-13

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: V. A. 18.

CWGC Cemetery: NAVES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

Miles Little was the son of James and Louisa Little, née Cleminson and cousin of Sergeant Miles John Chislett Little (7443) (q.v.). Both parents were born at Askrigg, Yorkshire.

1901 Stanbury, Yorkshire Census: 121, Stanbury - Miles Little, aged 9 years, born Askrigg, Yorkshire, son of James and Louisa Little.

1911 Stanbury, Yorkshire Census: 89, Stanbury - Miles Little, aged 19 years, born West End, Askrigg, Yorkshire, son of James Little, widower.

The British Army Service Record for Miles Little exists but may be incomplete.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Cpl Miles Little, 5851, W. York. R.; 5100, Ent. Bn.; 202758, W. York. R.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Cpl Miles Little, 5851, 1/5 W. York. R.; 5100, Attd. 10th Entrenching Bn.; 202758, 1/5 W. York. R. Died of Wounds 13.10.18.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Cpl Miles Little, 202758, 5/W. Yorks. Date and Place of Death: 13.10.18. France or Belg. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: The admins of the estate of the late Cpl Miles Little. £33 0s. 8d.

Miles is commemorated on the Stanbury and Oldfield War Memorial.

Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: LITTLE

Forename(s): Miles

Born: Askrigg, Yorks

Residence:

Enlisted: Haworth, Yorks

Number: 202758

Rank: Cpl

Regiment: Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion: 1/5th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 13/10/18

Died How: Died of wounds

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes: Formerly 5100, R.F.A.

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: LITTLE

Forename(s): M

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 202758

Rank: Corporal

Regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

Unit: 1st/5th Bn.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 13/10/1918

Additional Information: Son of Mr. J. Little, of 84, Stanbury, Haworth, Keighley, Yorks.

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1931

LITTLE James of Hollins Farm Stanbury Keighley Yorkshire died 18 January 1931 Administration Wakefield 11 February to James Little crane driver. Effects £477 3s. 9d.

1950

LITTLE Miles of Church Farm Stanbury near Keighley Yorkshire died 13 October 1918 on war service Administration (with Will) London 22 November to James Little crane driver and Elizabeth Nicholson (wife of Albert Nicholson). Effects £140 0s. 8d.

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