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Place of Birth: Well, Yorkshire
Service No: 235223
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 13th (Service) Battalion
Division: 40th Division
Date of Death: 1918-03-22
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Bay 5
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: AYSGARTH, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: WEST BURTON, YORKSHIRE
Harold Binks was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Binks, née Whitehead. Thomas was born at Well and Elizabeth at Thornton Watlass, Yorkshire.
1901 Snape, Yorkshire Census: Snape Park - Harrold [sic] Binks, aged 6 years, born Well, Yorkshire, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Binks.
1911 Snape, Yorkshire Census: Salmon House - Harrold [sic] Binks, aged 17 years, born Snape. [Harold was employed by George William Trotter, Farmer.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Harold Binks, 5057 and 235223, 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: 40th Division
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