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Forename(s): John Dixon
Place of Birth: Crosshills, Yorkshire
Service No: 242201
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 'B' Coy 1/5th Battalion
Division: 49th (West Riding) Division
Date of Death: 1917-10-09
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 82 to 85 and 162A.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: CROSSHILLS, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
John Dixon Read was the son of William and Mary Ann Read, née Brooks. William was born at Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire and Mary at Belton, Suffolk.
1901 Crosshills, Yorkshire Census: 7, Wheatlands Lane - John Dixon Read, aged 4 years, born Crosshills, son of William and Mary Ann Read.
1911 Crosshills, Yorkshire Census: 7, Wheatlands Lane - John Dixon Read, aged 14 years, born Crosshills, son of William and Mary Ann Read.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John D. Read, 242201, West Riding Regiment.
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
READ, John Dixon, West Riding Regiment, Wheatlands Cottage, [Crosshills], killed in action, Oct. 9, 1917.
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Private John Dixon READ
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 49th (West Riding) Division
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