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Place of Birth: Hawes, Yorkshire
Service No: 36063
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-09-28
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 52 to 54 and 162A.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: GAYLE, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
John Dinsdale was the son of William and Ann Dinsdale, née Taylor. Both parents were born at Hawes, Yorkshire.
1901 Burtersett, Yorkshire Census: John Dinsdale, aged 8 years, born Hawes, Yorkshire, son of William and Ann Dinsdale.
1911 Gayle, Yorkshire Census: Garris - John Dinsdale, aged 18 years, born Hawes, son of William and Ann Dinsdale.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John Dinsdale, 4143 & 36063, 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:
DINSDALE, John, aged 24, Yorkshire Regiment, Gayle Lane, [Hawes], killed in action 1917.
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Private John DINSDALE
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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