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Forename(s): Joseph Dixon
Place of Birth: West Burton, Yorkshire
Service No: 30709
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 30th Division
Date of Death: 1918-05-08
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 52 to 54 and 162A.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: AYSGARTH, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: WEST BURTON, YORKSHIRE
Joseph Dixon Raw was the son of James and Mary Jane Raw, née Cottingham. Both parents were born in Melbecks (Township), Yorkshire.
1901 West Burton, Yorkshire Census: Joseph D. Raw, aged 4 years, born Aysgarth, Yorkshire, son of James and Mary J. Raw.
1911 West Burton, Yorkshire Census: Joseph D. Raw, aged 14 years, born Aysgarth Parish, Yorkshire, son of James and M.J. Raw.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Joseph D. Raw, 30709, 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: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 30th Division
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