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Name:
William Collinson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
W
Service No.:
TR5/73501
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Middleton in Teesdale
Age at Death:
22
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
19th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Lane Side Farm, Middleton in Teesdale
Civilian Employment:
Farm Worker on family farm
Cause of Death:
Pneumonia
Date of Death:
18-January-1917
Place of Death:
Ashington Volunteer Aid Detachment Hospital
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
As above
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

He was the son of George and Frances Collinson (originally from Hutton in Yorkshire) of Lane Side Farm, Middleton-in-Teesdale. In 1911, he had a younger sister called Annie. 

Notes:

William was attached to the West Yorkshire Regiment and had only been in training about a month prior to his death.

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Sources:
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