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Place of Birth: Ellingstring, Yorkshire
Service No: 201890
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/4th Battalion
Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
Date of Death: 1918-05-27
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: EAST WITTON, YORKSHIRE
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
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
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