Category Archives: Stanbury

Private Thomas Toase

Stanbury Men Private John Thomas Toase. 10th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Service No: 40222. Formerly Durham Light Infantry. Service No. 32226. John Thomas Toase was born in Skinningrove in 1882, with the birth being registered in Guisborough, North Riding of Yorkshire in the third quarter of the year. His parents were John and Georgina Naomi Toase…
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Private Luke Shackleton

Stanbury Men Private Luke Shackleton. 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Service No: 45791. Luke was born on 18th August 1890 in Haworth and the birth was registered in Keighley that year. His parents were William Oliver and Rebecca Shackleton and William was a woolsorter. Luke was baptised at St Michael and All Angels Church…
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Private Joseph Pearson

Stanbury Men Sergeant Joseph Pearson. 12th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. Service number 31029. Previous service with the West Yorkshire Regiment, no. 1359. Joseph was born on 13th May 1890 and his birth was registered that year at Goole, Yorkshire. His parents were Marshall and Annie Pearson. Tragically Marshall died in 1890. Joseph was just ten…
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Private Herbert Rushworth

Stanbury Men Private Herbert Rushworth. 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Service No: 37149 Herbert was born on 27th January 1890 and the birth was registered in Keighley. His parents were James William Rushworth and Mary Rushworth and they had him baptised on 4th May that year at St Michael and All Angels Church in Haworth.…
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Private George Peel

Stanbury Men Private George Peel, 2nd Battalion, Border Regiment. Service No: 29154. Formerly, Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment. Service no. 32013. George was born in 1892, his birth registered in Keighley in the first quarter of the year. His parents were Robert and Mary Grace Peel née Bowden. Robert was a worsted weaver. Sadly…
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