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Place of Birth: Burtersett, Yorkshire
Service No: 28233
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-06-09
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XV. I. 6.
CWGC Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: COTTERDALE, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: HARDRAW, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SEDBUSK, YORKSHIRE
Edmund Staveley was the son of Edmund and Mary Staveley, née Syson and half-brother of Private Lister Staveley (29407) (q.v.) and Private George Staveley (29408) (q.v.).
1891 Burtersett, Yorkshire Census: Burtersett - Edmund Stavley [sic], aged 4 years, born Hawes, son of Edmund Stavley, widower.
1901 Gayle, Yorkshire Census: Park House - Edmund Stavely [sic], aged 16 years, born Hawes, Yorkshire. [Edmund was employed by Simon H. Willan, Solicitor.]
1911 Hawes, Yorkshire Census: High Shaw - Edmund Staveley, aged 25 years, born Burtersett, Yorkshire. [Edmund was employed by Richard Pratt, Farmer.]
Edmund was married to Agnes Waggett in 1914.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Edmund Staveley, 28233, Yorkshire Regiment.
For additional information see: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004, ISBN 1 898941 91 2).
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
STAVELEY, Edmund, [Hawes], aged 29, Yorkshire Regiment, died of wounds June 9, 1917.
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Private Edmund STAVELEY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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