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Name:
Joseph Pearson Wilson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J P
Service No.:
45137
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Age at Death:
20
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
2nd Battalion Alexandra, Princess of Wales' Own Yorkshire Regiment
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
29-January-1918
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Vis-en-Artois Memorial
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

Joseph was killed in action on the 29th September, 1918. According to his obituary, he had excellent Prospects, being naturally clever, and the advantage of collegial education. 

Teesdale Mercury-16/10/1918: Local and other notes: Killed in action

Family Details:

Youngest son of Robert and Jane Wilson of 1 Victoria Terrace East.

Notes:

Joseph had been in the employment of Mr C Harker before enlisting.

He served in the same battalion as Lt. Jim Stembridge, they met in the trenches and conversed together a few days before they were both killed. 

Teesdale Mercury-16/10/1918: Roll of Honour Notice

 

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Sources:
First Name: St Mary's data; Teesdale Mercury 16.10.1918 Page 3: Column 2; Private Individual; Last Name: St Mary's data; Teesdale Mercury 16.10.1918 Page 3: Column 2; Private Individual; Service: St Mary's data; Ranks: St Mary's data; Teesdale Mercury 16.10.1918 Page 3: Column 2; Service Number: St Mary's data; Unit: St Mary's data; Date of Birth: St Mary's data; Place of Birth: St Mary's data; Age at Death: Private Individual; Cause of Death: St Mary's data; Teesdale Mercury 16.10.1918 Page 3: Column 2; Overseas Commemorated: St Mary's data; Private Individual; Date of Death Day: Teesdale Mercury 16.10.1918 Page 3: Column 2; www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Date of Death Month: Teesdale Mercury 16.10.1918 Page 3: Column 2; www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Date of Death Year: Teesdale Mercury 16.10.1918 Page 3: Column 2: www.cwgc.org; Private Individual; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; ; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;