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Place of Birth: Grassington, Yorkshire
Service No: 40362
Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 19th (Western) Division
Date of Death: 1918-11-24
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: X. B. 5A.
CWGC Cemetery: MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: GRASSINGTON, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: LINTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
Tom Duckett was the son of Thomas and Annie Louisa Duckett, née Coward. Thomas was born at Threshfield, Yorkshire and Annie at Millom, Cumberland.
1901 Bishopdale Entire, Yorkshire Census: New House Gill - Tom Duckett, aged 2 years, born Grassington, Yorkshire, son of Thomas and Annie Louisa Duckett.
1911 Grassington, Yorkshire Census: Tom Duckett, aged 13 years, born Grassington, son of Annie Duckett, widow.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Tom Duckett, 40362, N. Staff. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Tom Duckett, 40362, 2/6 N. Staff. R.; 8/N. Staff. R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Tom Duckett, 40362, 8th (S) Bn North Staffs. Date and Place of Death: 24.11.18. France. Wounds. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Mother - Annie L. £16 17s. 2d.
Tom is commemorated in the 'City of Bradford Great War 1914-1918 Roll of Honour'.
Tom's sister, Violet Mary (see ‘Craven Herald’ In Memoriam section), married Ernest Ellis in 1923, at Frizinghall, Bradford, Yorkshire.
A short biography of Tom is included in: ‘Swaledale & Wharfedale Remembered - Aspects of Dales’ life through peace and war’ by Keith Taylor (2006).
See also: ‘Silva Gars’ by John Crowther (1930).
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:
DUCKETT, Corporal T., [Grassington], aged 20, died from wounds Nov. 24, 1918.
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Private Tom DUCKETT
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 19th (Western) Division
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