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Place of Birth: Thoralby, Yorkshire
Service No: 20542
Regiment / Corps / Service: Alexandra, Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion
Division: 21st Division
Date of Death: 1917-10-04
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
William Hemsley was the son of John and Alice Hemsley, née Nevison. John was born at Thoralby, Yorkshire and Alice at New Shildon, Co. Durham.
1901 Thoralby, Yorkshire Census: William Hemsley, aged 4 years, born Thoralby, son of John and Alice Hemsley.
1911 Aysgarth, Yorkshire Census: William Hemsley, aged 14 years, born Thoralby, Yorkshire, son of Alice Hemsley, widow.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Cpl William Hemsley, 20542, 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: 21st Division
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