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Place of Birth: Great Horton (Bradford), Yorkshire
Service No: 3/12890
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 4th Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-01
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: STEETON-WITH-EASTBURN, YORKSHIRE
Willie Naylor was the son of Aquilla and Annie Elizabeth Naylor, née Shepherd. Aquilla was born at Aycliffe Hill, Wibsey, Yorkshire.
1891 Great Horton [Bradford], Yorkshire Census: 70, Southfield Lane - Willie Naylor, aged 5 months, born Shipley [sic] [Bradford crossed out], Yorkshire, son of Acquilla and Annie Elizbth. Naylor.
1901 North Bierley [Bradford], Yorkshire Census: 62, Pothouse Road - Willie Naylor, aged 10 years, born Bradford, son of Aquilla and [stepson of] Martha A. Naylor. [Aquilla had married Martha Ann Widdop in 1899.]
1911 Steeton, Yorkshire Census: 2, Bridge Street - Willie Naylor, aged 21 years, born Great Horton, Yorkshire, son of Aquilla and [stepson of] Martha Naylor.
The British Army Pension Record for Willie Naylor (12121, West Riding Regiment) exists but may be incomplete.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Willie Naylor, 12890, West Riding Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 30 December 1915.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
NAYLOR, Wm., aged 25, West Riding Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Naylor, Bridge Street, Steeton, killed in action in France July 1916.
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Private Willie NAYLOR
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Division
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