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Joseph Dixon RAW

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Surname: RAW

Forename(s): Joseph Dixon

Place of Birth: West Burton, Yorkshire

Service No: 30709

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion

Division: 30th Division

Age: 21

Date of Death: 1918-05-08

Awards: M.M.

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

Additional Information:

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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 30th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 30th Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: RAW

Forename(s): Joseph Dixon

Born: West Burton, Yorkshire

Residence: Aysgarth, Yorkshire

Enlisted: Leyburn, Yorkshire

Number: 30709

Rank: Private

Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)

Battalion: 2nd Battalion

Decorations: M.M.

Died Date: 1918-05-08

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: RAW

Forename(s): Joseph Dixon

Nationality: United Kingdom

Service Number: 30709

Rank: Private

Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own)

Unit: 2nd Battalion

Age: 21

Awards: M.M.

Died Date: 1918-05-08

Additional Information: Son of James and Mary Jane Raw, of West Burton, Aysgarth, Yorks.

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