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Forename(s): Robert Henry
Place of Birth: Bradley, Yorkshire
Service No: 27647
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion
Division: 21st Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-21
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. H. 11.
CWGC Cemetery: GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BRADLEY, YORKSHIRE
Robert Henry Mawson was the son of Thomas William and Maria Mawson, née Thompson. Thomas was born at Otley and Maria at Grassington, Yorkshire. Robert was the cousin of Private Joe Harry Mawson (267183) (q.v.).
1891 Bradley, Yorkshire Census: Valentine Square - Robert H. Mawson, aged 3 years, born Bradley, son of Thomas and Maria Mawson.
1901 Bradley, Yorkshire Census: Valentine Square - Robert Mawson, aged 13 years, born Bradley, son of Thomas and Maria Mawson.
1911 Bradley, Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 1, Mill Lane - Robert Henry Mawson, aged 23 years, born Bradley, son of Thomas and Maria Mawson.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Robert H. Mawson, 27647, York. R. Dead.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Robert Hy. Mawson, 27647, 8/York. R.; 10/York. R. Dead.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Robert Henry Mawson, 27647, 10th Bn Yorkshire. Date and Place of Death: 21.9.16. Unknown. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother and Sole Legatee - Maria. £5 15s. 11d.
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:
MAWSON, R.H., aged 28, Prince of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment, only son of Mr. and Mrs. T.W. Mawson of Valley View, Bradley, died of wounds received in action Sept. 21, 1916.
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Private Robert Henry MAWSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 21st Division
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