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Forename(s): Thomas Wilson
Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 15422
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 7th Division
Date of Death: 1915-09-25
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 44 and 45.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
Thomas Wilson Overton was the son of Thomas and Evangaline Overton, née Hardacre and brother of Private David Allan Ewart Overton  (q.v.). Their father was born at Sutton-in-Craven and mother at Keighley, Yorkshire.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 8, Cowper Street - Thomas W. Overton, aged 6 years, born Skipton, son of Thomas and Evangaline Overton.
In the early 1900s the family were living in Argentina, South America.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Thomas W. Overton, 15422, Yorkshire Regiment. Theatre of War (1) France. Qualifying date [for 1914-15 Star]: 22 April 1915.
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
OVERTON, T. [Additional]
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 7th Division
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