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Name:
Wilfred George Close
Casualty No.:
Initials:
W G
Service No.:
30586
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Richmond
Age at Death:
29
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
2nd Battaluion Yorkshire Regiment, Princess of Wales' Own
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Startforth
Home Address:
Hazel Gill, Bowes
Civilian Employment:
Agricultural Labourer
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
20-January-1918
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
St.Giles'Church, Bowes
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Philosophe Military Cemetery, Mazingarbe
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

Teesdale Mercury 07.08.1918  Page 3: Column 5

Private W G Close: killed in action 20/21st July

Family Details:

Son of the late Robert Dawson Close and Mary Arm Close, of Hazelgill, Bowes, Yorks.

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Sources:
Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Family Details: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Day: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Month: www.cwgc.org; Date of Death Year: www.cwgc.org; Death Notice / Obituary: Teesdale Mercury 07.08.1918 Page 3: Column 5; Last Name: Teesdale Mercury 07.08.1918 Page 3: Column 5; Initials: Teesdale Mercury 07.08.1918 Page 3: Column 5; Ranks: Teesdale Mercury 07.08.1918 Page 3: Column 5;