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Forename(s): John Robert
Place of Birth: Hawes, Yorkshire
Service No: 13157
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 1/5th Battalion
Division: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
Date of Death: 1918-05-27
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: SOISSONS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
John Robert Dinsdale was the son of Jeffrey and Annie Dinsdale, née Fenwick. Jeffrey was born at Hawes and Annie at Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. After Annie died, Jeffrey married Susan Pamment in 1892.
1891 Hawes, Yorkshire Census: Dyers Garth - John Rob Dinsdale, aged 6 years, born Hawes, grandson of Robert and Dorothy Fenwick.
1901 Middlesbrough, Yorkshire Census: 25, Elm Street - John Robert Dinsdale, aged 15 years, born Burtersett, Yorkshire, grandson of Robert and Dorothy Fenwick.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John R. Dinsdale, 13157, Yorkshire Regiment. Theatre of War: (1) France. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 26 August 1915.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte John R. Dinsdale, 13157, 8/York R.; 8/York R.; 3/Res. York R.; 5/York R. Dead.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte John Robert Dinsdale, 13157, 1/5 Yks. Date and Place of Death: 27.5.18 France. Death presumed. To whom Authorised: Uncle - George S. [Smith] Fenwick. Aunt - Elizabeth Lee [née Fenwick]. Amount Authorised: Uncle - £17 16s. 0d. Aunt - £17 15s. 11d.
John is commemorated on the Middlesbrough (Linthorpe) War Memorial.
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 50th (Northumbrian) Division
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