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Place of Birth: Gargrave, Yorkshire
Service No: 3/6316
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Yorkshire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 3rd Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-15
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 2 C.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
John Eastwood was the son of Anthony Summersgill and Elizabeth Eastwood, née Dodgson and brother of A/Corporal Henry Ormerod Eastwood (2017) (q.v.). Their father was born at Gargrave, Yorkshire and mother at Staveley, Westmorland.
1901 Gargrave, Yorkshire Census: John Eastwood, aged 3 years, born Gargrave, son of Anthony and Elizabeth Eastwood.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 22, Greenfield Street, Broughton Road - John Eastwood, aged 13 years, born Gargrave, Yorkshire, son of Anthony and [stepson of] Margaret A. Eastwood. [Anthony had married Margaret Ann Beck in 1907.]
John was married, possibly to Ellen M. Bennett in 1916.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Sister and sole legatee - Mary E. Nunns.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John Eastwood, 3/6316, East Yorkshire 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:
EASTWOOD, John, East Yorkshire Regt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Eastwood, Emmanuel Street, Skipton, killed in action July 15, 1916.
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Private John EASTWOOD
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Division
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