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Forename(s): James Henry
Place of Birth: Bradley, Yorkshire
Service No: 39582
Regiment / Corps / Service: Kings Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)
Battalion / Unit: 7th (Service) Battalion
Division: 20th (Light) Division
Date of Death: 1917-04-14
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: I. D. 36.
CWGC Cemetery: CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BRADLEY, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: CROSSHILLS, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
James Henry Peel was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Peel, née Watkinson. Thomas was born at Gargrave and Elizabeth at Bradley, Yorkshire.
1881 Bradley, Skipton, Yorkshire Census: Scawbutts - James H. Peel, aged 1 month, born Bradley, son of Thomas and Elizabeth Peel.
1891 Crosshills, Yorkshire Census: Wheatlands Lane - James H. Peel, aged 10 years, born Bradley, Yorkshire, nephew of Joseph and Margaret E. Sanderson [née Watkinson].
1901 Crosshills, Yorkshire Census: 49, Main Street - James H. Peel, aged 20 years, born Bradley, Yorkshire, nephew of Joseph and Margaret E. Sanderson.
1911 Bradley, Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 11, Victoria Terrace - James Henry Peel, aged 30 years, born Bradley, son of Elizabeth Peel, widow.
James was married to Sarah Annie Birch in 1911.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte James H. Peel, 39582, Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died.
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
PEEL, James Henry, K.O.Y.L.I., 3, Railway Terrace, Skipton, killed in action, France, April 14, 1917.
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Private James Henry PEEL
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Kings Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 20th (Light) Division
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