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Moreland Arthur HOYLE

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Surname: HOYLE

Forename(s): Moreland Arthur

Place of Birth: Barnoldswick, Yorkshire

Service No: 77096

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Durham Light Infantry

Battalion / Unit: 'C' Coy 1/7th Battalion

Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division

Age: 29

Date of Death: 1918-04-13

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 8 and 9.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Moreland Arthur Hoyle was the son of Ellen Amelia Hoyle (born Sheffield, Yorkshire, c. 1868), daughter of Moreland and Catherine Hoyle, née Brook. Ellen's father was born at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire and mother at Leeds, Yorkshire.

1891 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Corn Mill Cottages - Moreland Arthur Hoyle, aged 2 years, born Barnoldswick. [Moreland and his mother were living with her parents.]

1901 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Cornmill Cottage - Moreland A. Hoyle, aged 12 years, born Barnoldswick. [Moreland was living with his grandfather, a widower.]

Moreland's mother, Ellen, married George Priestley in 1906. Ellen died shortly afterwards and was buried in Beckett Street Cemetery, Leeds, Yorkshire, 11 September 1906.

1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Cornmill House - Moreland Arthur Hoyle, aged 22 years, born Barnoldswick. [Moreland was living with his uncle and aunt, Crampton and Sarah Annie Hoyle.]

The British Army Service Record for Moreland Arthur Hoyle exists but may be incomplete. [Moreland deserted from the Royal Engineers on the 1 January 1917. After serving a short prison sentence, he joined the Durham Light Infantry in France on the 16 September 1917.]

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Moreland A. Hoyle, 77096, Durh. L.I.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Moreland Arthur Hoyle, 77096, 11th Durh. L.I.; 1/7th Durh. L. I. Deceased.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Moreland Arthur Hoyle, 77096, 1/7 Bn Durham L.I. Date and Place of Death: 13.4.18 on or since - France. To whom Authorised: Uncle and Legatee - John W. Amount Authorised: £14 10s. 11d.

The 1/7th Bn D.L.I. became a pioneer battalion on the 16 November 1915.

A short biography of Moreland 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 entry

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Private Moreland Arthur HOYLE

Private Moreland Arthur HOYLE

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Durham Light Infantry

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Durham Light Infantry

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division

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Surname: HOYLE

Forename(s): Moreland Arthur

Born: Barnoldswick

Residence: Gorton

Enlisted: Chatham

Number: 77096

Rank: Private

Regiment: Durham Light Infantry

Battalion: 1/7th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 13/04/18

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes: Formerly 202608, R.E.

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Surname: HOYLE

Forename(s): Moreland A.

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 77096

Rank: Private

Regiment: Durham Light Infantry

Unit: 1st/7th Bn.

Age: 29

Awards:

Died Date: 13/04/1918

Additional Information: Son of the late Ellen A. Hoyle.

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

1905

HOYLE Moreland of Corn Mill-cottage Barnoldswick Yorkshire corn-miller died 13 January 1905 Probate Wakefield 4 March to Agnes Hoyle widow. Effects £294 2s. 2d.

1921

HOYLE Morland Arthur of Corn Mill Barnoldswick Yorkshire died 13 April 1918 in France Administration (with Will) London 8 January to John William Hoyle goods porter. Effects £97 17s. 5d.

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17 May 1918

WOUNDED AND MISSING

Pioneer Morland A. Hoyle, R.E., nephew of Mr. Crampton Hoyle, Corn Mill, Barnoldswick, is reported missing since April 13th.

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17 May 1918

CRAVEN AND THE WAR

More Barnoldswick Casualties

Pioneer Morland A. Hoyle, R.E. nephew of Mr. Crampton Hoyle, Corn Mill, Barnoldswick, is reported missing since April.

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