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William Foster MASON

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Surname: MASON

Forename(s): William Foster

Place of Birth: Barnoldswick, Yorkshire

Service No: R4/107353

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Army Service Corps

Battalion / Unit: ---

Division: ---

Age: 60

Date of Death: 1917-11-03

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. C. 115.

CWGC Cemetery: NELSON CEMETERY

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)

Additional Information:

William Foster Mason was the son of Thomas and Ann Mason, née Foster. Thomas was born at Dent and Ann at Ingleton, Yorkshire.

1861 Huncoat, Lancashire Census: Hillock Vale - William Foster Mayson, aged 4 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, son of Thomas and Ann Mayson.

1871 Huncoat, Lancashire Census: Hillock Vale - William Foster Mason, aged 14 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, son of Ann Mason (married).

William was married to Mary Ann Jackson in 1881.

1881 Accrington, Lancashire Census: 11, Mount Pleasant - William F. Mason, aged 24 years, born Barnoldswick, husband of Mary Mason.

1891 Accrington, Lancashire Census: 30, Booth Street - William F. Mason, aged 33 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, husband of Mary Mason.

1901 Nelson, Lancashire Census: 19, Chatham Street - William F. Mason, aged 43 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, husband of Mary Mason.

1911 Nelson, Lancashire Census: 61, Elizabeth Street - William Foster Mason, aged 51 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, husband of Mary Ann Mason.

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

William joined the Army, 2 June 1915 and he gave his age as 45 years, 7 months. He was transferred to the Army Reserve Class W on 12 April 1917.

William is commemorated on the Barrowford War Memorial.

Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Army Service Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Army Service Corps

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Surname: MASON

Forename(s): William Forbes

Born: Barnoldswick, Yorks

Residence: Barrowford, Lancs

Enlisted: Lathom Park

Number: R4/107353

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps

Battalion:

Decorations:

Died Date: 03/11/17

Died How: Died

Theatre of War: Home

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

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Surname: MASON

Forename(s): William Foster

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: R4/107353

Rank: Private

Regiment: Army Service Corps

Unit:

Age: 60

Awards:

Died Date: 03/11/1917

Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Ann Mason, of Accrington; husband of Mary Mason, of 2, Holmefield View, Barrowford, Nelson.

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