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Place of Birth: Hebden, Yorkshire
Service No: 34186
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 37th Division
Date of Death: 1917-10-05
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 77 to 79.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Richard Hoyles (born 24 January 1881) was the son of George and Alice Hoyles, née Birch and brother of L/Sergeant Ernest Hoyles (47870) (q.v.) and Corporal George Hoyles (266968) (q.v.). Their father was born at Hebden and mother at Grassington, Yorkshire.
1881 Hebden, Yorkshire Census: Richard Hoyles, aged 2 months, born Hebden, son of George and Alice Hoyles.
1891 Hebden, Yorkshire Census: Chapel Lane - Richard Hoyles, aged 10 years, born Hebden, son of George and Alice Hoyles.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 1, Byron Street - Richard Hoyles, aged 20 years, born Hebden, Yorkshire, son of George and Alice Hoyles.
Richard was married to Mary Alice Haithwaite in 1909.
1911 Colne, Lancashire Census: 14, Patten Street - Richard Hoyles, aged 30 years, born Hebden, Yorkshire, husband of Mary Alice Hoyles.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Richard Hoyles, 34186, E. Lan. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Richard Hoyles, 34186, 3rd East Lancs.; 8th East Lancs.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Richard Hoyles, 3/34186, 8 Bn E. Lancs. Date and Place of Death: 5.10.17 in Action Belg'm. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Mary A. £7 8s.3d.
UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: Richard Hoyle [sic]. Name(s) on card(s): Widow: Mary Alice, born 12.10.82. Address: 10, Dorset Street, Skipton, Yorks. Children: Fred, born 21.6.16.
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:
HOYLES, Richard, aged 37, East Lancs., son of Mr. George Hoyles, 14, Montgomery Street, Skipton, killed in action Oct. 5, 1917.
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Private Richard HOYLES
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 37th Division
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