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Godfrey METCALFE

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Surname: METCALFE

Forename(s): Godfrey

Place of Birth: Ellingstring, Yorkshire

Service No: 201890

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 1/4th Battalion

Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division

Age: 28

Date of Death: 1918-05-27

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: EAST WITTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Godfrey Metcalfe was the son of William and Jane Metcalfe, née Edmundson. William was born at Grewelthorpe and Jane at East Witton, Yorkshire.

1891 Eliingstring, Yorkshire Census: Godfrey Metcalfe, aged 1 year, born Ellingstring, son of Jane Metcalfe (married).

1901 East Witton, Yorkshire Census: Godfrey Metcalfe, aged 11 years, born Ellingstring, Yorkshire, son of William and Jane Metcalfe.

1911 East Witton, Yorkshire Census: Godfrey Metcalfe, aged 21 years, born Ellingstring, Yorkshire, son of William and Jane Metcalfe.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Godfrey Metcalfe, 5368 & 201890, 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: Local War Memorial

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

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division

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

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: METCALFE

Forename(s): Godfrey

Born: Ellingstring, Yorkshire

Residence: Middleham, Yorkshire

Enlisted: Bedale, Yorkshire

Number: 201890

Rank: Private

Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion: 4th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 1918-05-27

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: METCALFE

Forename(s): Godfrey

Nationality: United Kingdom

Service Number: 201890

Rank: Private

Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own)

Unit: 4th Battalion

Age: 28

Awards:

Died Date: 1918-05-27

Additional Information: Son of William and Jane Metcalfe, of East Witton, Middleham, Yorks.

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