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Thomas Pickard OUTHWAITE

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Surname: OUTHWAITE

Forename(s): Thomas Pickard

Place of Birth: Chapel-le-Dale, Yorkshire

Service No: 28234

Rank: Private

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

Battalion / Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion

Division: 23rd Division

Age: 36

Date of Death: 1917-06-19

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: XIV. E. 12A

CWGC Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: BAINBRIDGE, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: MARSETT, YORKSHIRE

Local War Memorial: STALLING BUSK, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Thomas Pickard Outhwaite was the son of William and Eleanor Outhwaite, née Pickard. William was born at Stalling Busk and Eleanor at Newbiggin, near Aysgarth, Yorkshire. Thomas was the brother-in-law of Private George Mason (M2/221759) (q.v.) and Private James Bell (204943) (q.v.).

1881 Ingleton, Yorkshire Census: Southerscales, Chapel-le-Dale - Thomas R. [sic] Outhwaite, aged 4 months, born Ingleton, son of William and Ellenor Outhwaite.

1891 Stalling Busk, Yorkshire Census: Thomas Pickard Outhwaite, aged 10 years, born Ingleton, Yorkshire, son of William and Eleanor Outhwaite.

1901 Nessfield with Langbar, Yorkshire Census: Wards End, Langbar - Thomas Pickard Outhwaite, aged 20 years, born Ingleton, Yorkshire. Game Keeper.

Thomas was married to Florence Gertrude Edwards in 1910.

1911 Raydaleside, Stalling Busk, Yorkshire Census: Raydale Grange - Thomas Pickard Outhwaite, aged 30 years, born Ingleton, Yorkshire, husband of Florence Gertrude Outhwaite.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Thomas P. Outhwaite, 28234, 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: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:

OUTHWAITE, Thomas P., Yorkshire Regiment, Raydaleside, died from wounds, France, June 9, 1917.

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Private Thomas Pickard OUTHWAITE

Private Thomas Pickard OUTHWAITE

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: 23rd Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division

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

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: OUTHWAITE

Forename(s): Thomas Pickard

Born: Chapel-le-Dale, Yorkshire

Residence: Escrick, Yorkshire

Enlisted: Leyburn, Yorkshire

Number: 28234

Rank: Private

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

Battalion: 9th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 1917-06-19

Died How: Died of wounds

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: OUTHWAITE

Forename(s): Thomas Pickard

Nationality: United Kingdom

Service Number: 28234

Rank: Private

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

Unit: 9th Battalion

Age: 36

Awards:

Died Date: 1917-06-19

Additional Information: Son of William and Eleanor Outhwaite, of Stalling Busk, Askrigg, Yorks; husband of F. G. Sherrington (formerly Outhwaite), of Tunstall, Catterick, Yorks.

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22 June 1917

BAINBRIDGE - Wounded

Mrs. Outhwaite, of Raydale Grange, Askrigg, has received news that her husband, Pte. T. P. Outhwaite, has been wounded and is in hospital in France. Before enlisting Pte. Outhwaite was gamekeeper on the Raydale estate for Col. Percy Williams, M.P.

29 June 1917

RAYDALESIDE SOLDIER DIES FROM WOUNDS

News was received on Monday by Mrs. Outhwaite, Raydale Grange, Raydaleside, that her husband, Private Thomas Pickard Outhwaite, Yorks. Regiment, had died from wounds received in action on the 9th June. Pte. Outhwaite enlisted in May 1916, and went to France last September. For about seven years he had acted as gamekeeper under his father on the Raydale Estate of Col. Percy Williams, M.P. He was well known in this district, and very highly esteemed. He was a gifted elocutionist, and, along with Mrs. Outhwaite, was much in request at local entertainments. Pte. Outhwaite is the first Raydaleside man to lay down his life for his country, though two or three have been wounded. Much sympathy is felt for Mrs. Outhwaite in her sad bereavement

29 June 1917

OUTHWAITE – Died from wounds received in action in France, June 9th, 1917, Pte Thomas Pickard Outhwaite, Yorks. Regiment, of Raydaleside, Hawes.

06 July 1917

HAWES – THE LATE PRIVATE T. P. OUTHWAITE

We reproduce a photograph of the late Private Thomas Pickard Outhwaite, Yorks. Regiment, husband of Mrs. Outhwaite, Raydale Grange, Raydaleside, Hawes, whose death from wounds received in action on the Western Front we reported in last week’s ‘Craven Herald.’ For seven years the deceased soldier assisted his father as gamekeeper on the Raydale Estate of Col. Percy Williams, M.P. He was a gifted elocutionist, and, assisted by his wife, was a popular figure at local entertainments. He is the first Raydaleside man to pay the supreme price of patriotism.

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