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Forename(s): Willoughby John
Place of Birth: Kensington, Middlesex
Service No: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 'A' Coy 2nd Battalion
Division: 2nd Division
Date of Death: 1918-03-23
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VIII. C. 17.
CWGC Cemetery: BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Willoughby John Littledale (born 19 February 1896) was the son of Willoughby Aston and Violet Littledale, née Thursby and cousin of T/Captain Robert Littledale (q.v.). Willoughby, senior, was born at Bolton-by-Bowland, Yorkshire and Violet at Paddington, Middlesex.
1901 Kensington, London Census: 26, Cranley Gardens - Willoughby J. Littledale, aged 5 years, born Kensington, son of Willoughby A. and Violet Littledale.
1911 Eton, Buckinghamshire Census: Eton College - Willoughby John Littledale, aged ( - ), born London S.W.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Lt & A/Capt Willoughby John Littledale, 2nd Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: ( - ). Correspondence: Application [for medals] from W.A. Littledale Esq. in respect of his late son Lt. A/Capt W.J. Littledale, 26 December 1918. Address: 21, The Boltons S.W.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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A/Captain Willoughby John LITTLEDALE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 2nd Division
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