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Name:
Joseph Wilkinson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J
Service No.:
30303
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
East Yorkshire Regiment
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Fireman
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
January-1918
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Ploegsteert Memorial
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

Joseph was reported missing on 12th April 1918, and presumed killed by September 1919.

Family Details:

Son of John and Margaret Wilkinson of the Red Well Inn.

Notes:

Before enlisting Joseph was a railway fireman.

Four months prior to his death, Joseph was badly gassed and spent some time away from the front on sick leave. 

Teesdale Mercury-19/12/1917: Local and other notes: On sick leave, badly gassed

Teesdale Mercury-02/07/1919: Roll of Honour Notice

 

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