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Forename(s): William Herbert
Place of Birth: Aysgarth, Yorkshire
Service No: 202833
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/4th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XIX. A. 7.
CWGC Cemetery: MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: AYSGARTH, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: CARPERBY, YORKSHIRE
William Herbert Kilburn was the son of William and Mary Kilburn, née Hammond. William, senior, was born at Bainbridge and Mary at West Burton, Yorkshire. William Herbert was the cousin of Private George Iveson Hammond (202801) (q.v.). They both served in the same battalion and were killed in action on the same day.
1901 Carperby, Yorkshire Census: Wheat Sheaf Inn - William H. Kilburn, aged 4 years, born Carperby, son of William and Mary Kilburn.
1911 Carperby, Yorkshire Census: Wheatsheaf Hotel - William Herbert Kilburn, aged 14 years, born Carperby, son of William and Mary Kilburn.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte William H. Kilburn, 202833, W. Rid. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte William Herbert Kilburn, 202833, 1/4th W. Rid. R. Pres. Dead 3.9.16.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte William Herbert Kilburn, 5876, 202833, Date and Place of Death: 3.9.16 on or since death presumed. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - William. £9 12s. 8d.
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
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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