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William Herbert KILBURN

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Surname: KILBURN

Forename(s): William Herbert

Place of Birth: Aysgarth, Yorkshire

Service No: 202833

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 1/4th Battalion

Division: 49th (West Riding) Division

Age: 20

Date of Death: 1916-09-03

Awards: ---

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

Additional Information:

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

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

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: KILBURN

Forename(s): William Herbert

Born: Aysgarth, Yorks

Residence: Carperby, Yorks

Enlisted:

Number: 202833

Rank: Private

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Battalion: 1/4th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 03/09/16

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: KILBURN

Forename(s): William H

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 202833

Rank: Private

Regiment: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)

Unit: No. 8 Coy. [sic] 1st/4th Bn.

Age: 20

Awards:

Died Date: 03/09/1916

Additional Information: Son of William and Mary Kilburn, of Carperby, Yorks. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN)

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03 November 1916

CARPERBY SOLDIER MISSING

Pte. H. Kilburn, Yorkshire Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Kilburn, Wheat Sheaf Hotel, Carperby, who has been in France for many months, has been missing now for eight weeks.

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