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William FAWCETT

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Surname: FAWCETT

Forename(s): William

Place of Birth: Sedbusk, Yorkshire

Service No: TR/5/52821

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Training Reserve

Battalion / Unit: 'B' Coy 83rd Battalion

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Age: 22

Date of Death: 1919-04-08

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Non-CWGC Burial: STALLING BUSK (ST. MATTHEW) CHURCHYARD

Local War Memorial: BAINBRIDGE, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: MARSETT, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: STALLING BUSK, YORKSHIRE

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William Fawcett was the son of Edward and Margaret Fawcett, née Mason. Edward was born at Simonstone and Margaret at Woodhall, Yorkshire.

1901 Stalling Busk, Yorkshire Census: William Fawcett, aged 4 years, born Sedbusk, Yorkshire, son of Edward and Margaret Fawcett.

1911 Stalling Busk, Yorkshire Census: William Fawcett, aged 14 years, born Abbotside High, Yorkshire, son of Edward and Margaret Fawcett.

The British Army Service Record for William Fawcett exists but may be incomplete.

William served in the Training Reserve from 29 February 1916 to 20 June 1917. He was discharged because of tuberculosis and received the Silver War Badge.

A short biography of William is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Training Reserve

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Training Reserve

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St Matthew's Churchyard, Stalling Busk

St Matthew's Churchyard, Stalling Busk

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