Main CPGW Record
Forename(s): Albert Lister
Place of Birth: East Marton, Yorkshire
Service No: 24605
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 17th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1917-04-25
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Bay 6
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CROSSHILLS, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE
Albert Lister Backhouse (born 25 April 1891) was the son of James Hall and Georgiana Backhouse, née Shutt. Both parents were born at Oulton, Yorkshire.
1901 Farnhill, Yorkshire Census: 31, Main Street - Albert L. Backhouse, aged 9 years, born East Marton, Yorkshire, son of James H. and Georgiana Backhouse
1911 Farnhill, Yorkshire Census: 31, Main Street - Albert Lister Backhouse, aged 19 years, born Marton East, Yorkshire, son of James Hall and Georgina Backhouse.
The British Army Service Record for Albert Lister Backhouse (1156) exists but may be incomplete.
The British Army Service Record for Albert Lister Backhouse (24605) exists but may be incomplete.
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
BACKHOUSE, Lance Corporal A.H., West Riding Regiment, son of P.C. and Mrs. Backhouse, of Kildwick, reported missing April 25, 1917, now presumed dead.
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Private Albert Lister BACKHOUSE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 17th (Northern) Division
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