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Place of Birth: Farnhill, Yorkshire
Service No: 165037
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 'B' Battery 59th Brigade
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1917-06-03
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: II. AA. 26.
CWGC Cemetery: LA LAITERIE MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: FARNHILL, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: KILDWICK, YORKSHIRE
William Mosley was the son of David and Mary Ann Mosley, née Hopkinson. David was born at Farnhill and Mary at Cowling, Yorkshire.
1881 Farnhill, Yorkshire Census: Bucklar Hill - William Mosley, aged 3 years, born Farnhill, son of David and Mary Ann Mosley.
1891 Farnhill, Yorkshire Census: Bucklar Hill - Willie Mosley, aged 13 years, born Farnhill, son of David Mosley, widower.
1901 Farnhill, Yorkshire Census: 13, Bucklar Hill - William Mosley, aged 23 years, born Kildwick, Yorkshire, son [stepson] of Henrietta Mosley, widow. [William's father, David, had married Henrietta Stephenson in 1892.]
William was married to Lottie Rich in 1903.
1911 Farnhill, Yorkshire Census: 56, Starkey Lane - William Mosley, aged 33, born Farnhill, husband of Lottie Mosley.
William was a church bell ringer and is commemorated on the Roll of Honour of The Central Council of Church Bell Ringers.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Gnr William Mosley, 165037, Royal Field Artillery.
Data Source: Cravens Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
MOSLEY, Gunner W., R.A., Buckler Hill, [Farnhill], killed in action 1917.
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Gunner William MOSLEY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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