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Forename(s): William Brown
Place of Birth: Newby, Yorkshire
Service No: 20938
Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 3rd Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-24
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: II. C. 41.
CWGC Cemetery: HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L’ABBE
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: INGLETON, YORKSHIRE
William Brown Marklew was the son of Abel and Mary Marklew, née Brown. Abel was born at Hanmer, Flintshire and Mary at Clapham, Yorkshire.
1901 Ingleton, Yorkshire Census: Oakroyd - William B. Marklew, aged 9 years, born Clapham, Yorkshire, son of Abel and Mary Marklew.
1911 Ingleton, Yorkshire Census: Oakroyd - William B. Marklew, aged 19 years, born Newby, Clapham, Yorkshire, son of Abel and Mary Marklew.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte William Brown Marklew, 20938, R. Lanc. R. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 21.12.15. D. of W.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte William Brown Marklew, 20938, 1 R. Lanc. R.; 8 R. Lanc. R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte William Brown Marklew, 20938, 8th Batt Royal Lancs. Reg. Date and Place of Death: 24.7.16. France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - Abel. £9 16s. 0d.
A short biography of William is included in: ‘The Ingleton War Memorial, 1914-18, 1939-45’ by Andrew Brooks (2005).
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:
MARKLEW, W., K.O.R.L., son of Mr. Abel Marklew, Oakroyd, [Ingleton], died of wounds in France, 1917.
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Private William Brown MARKLEW
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Division
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