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Forename(s): Samuel Middleton
Place of Birth: Keighley, Yorkshire
Service No: 146
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Battalion / Unit: 1/1st West Riding Field Ambulance
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XXIV. N. 4.
CWGC Cemetery: SERRE ROAD CEMETERY NO.2
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL, YORKSHIRE
Samuel Middleton Scaife (born 31 May 1882) was the son of Joseph and Mary Scaife, née Middleton. Joseph was born at Keighley and Mary at Askern, Yorkshire.
1891 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 54, South Street (Woodfield House) - Samuel M. Scaife, aged 8 years, born Keighley, son of Joseph and Mary Scaife. [Joseph and his family were living with his father, Samuel Scaife.]
1901 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 54, South Street - Samuel Scaife, aged 18 years, born Keighley, son of Joseph and Mary Scaife.
1911 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: Woodfield House - Samuel Middleton Scaife, aged 28 years, born Keighley, son of Joseph and Mary Scaife.
The British Army Service Record for Samuel Middleton Scaife exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Samuel M. Scaife, 146, Royal Army Medical Corps. Theatre of War first served in: (1) [France]. Date of entry therein: 14 April 1915.
Photograph: ‘The Keighlian’ the School Magazine of Keighley Boys’ Grammar School. (Courtesy of kbgs.com). Kindly supplied by the 'The Men of Worth Project' website: https://www.menofworth.org.uk
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Samuel Middleton SCAIFE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Army Medical Corps
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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