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Place of Birth: Hawes, Yorkshire
Service No: 26802
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1918-10-04
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: F. 13.
CWGC Cemetery: CHAPEL CORNER CEMETERY, SAUCHY-LESTREE
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Tom Metcalfe was the son of Thomas and Mary Metcalfe, née Wharton. Both parents were born at Hawes, Yorkshire.
1891 Hawes, Yorkshire Census: 1, West End - Thomas Metcalfe, aged 5 years, born Hawes, son of Thomas and Mary Metcalfe.
In the 1901 (part of) Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Yorkshire Census a Thomas Metcalfe, aged 15 years, was living at [H]Elwith Bridge with his uncle Leonard Metcalfe, aged 36 years. Their places of birth are given as, Ga[y]le, Yorkshire.
1911 Settle, Yorkshire Census: The Green - Tom Metcalfe, aged 26 years, born Hawes, Yorkshire. [Tom was lodging with Jane Ball, widow.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Tom Metcalfe, 26802, York. R. Dead.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Tom Metcalfe, 26802, 2/York. R. Dead.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Tom Metcalfe, 26802, 2nd Bn Yorks. Date and Place of Death: 4.10.18 France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Sister - Mrs. Mary Ann Kirkbride, £16 16s. 3d. Pay through Vice Consul, Denver. Albert D. Johnson Esq. - £16 16s. 3d. H.B.M. Consul Gen., Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Tom's sister, Mary Ann Metcalfe (born, c. 1879), married Alexander Kirkbride in 1900.
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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