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Place of Birth: Barnoldswick, Yorkshire
Service No: 165706
Regiment / Corps / Service: Labour Corps
Battalion / Unit: 520th (H.S.) Employment Coy
Date of Death: 1919-07-01
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: BARNOLDSWICK (ST. MARY-LE-GHYLL) CHURCHYARD
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Walter Strickland (born 8 January 1883) was the son of Alfred and Elizabeth Strickland, née Dickinson. Alfred was born at Barnoldswick and Elizabeth at Wigglesworth, Yorkshire. Walter was the brother-in-law of Driver James Halstead (T/293646) (q.v.).
1891 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 5, Railway Street - Walter Strickland, aged 8 years, born Barnoldswick, son of Alfred and Elizabeth Strickland.
1901 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 50, Mosley Street - Walter Strickland, age 18 years, born Barnoldswick, son of Alfred and Elizabeth Strickland.
Walter was married to Eleanor Smith in 1906.
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 10, Powell Street - Walter Strickland, aged 28 years, born Barnoldswick, husband of Eleanor Strickland.
The British Army Service Record for Walter Strickland exists but may be incomplete.
A short biography of Walter is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
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: ---
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Private Walter STRICKLAND
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Labour Corps
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