We remember William Machen

We remember William Machen

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
birth Pontefract, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8994190 Source:8994175 1882
enlistment Wath-On-Dearne, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8994175
service British Army Private 40916 West Yorkshire Regiment Source:2873353
service British Army Private 8/13247 York and Lancaster Regiment 8th Battalion Source:8994175
service British Army Lance Corporal 40916 Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 9th Battalion Source:8994175
1917
death Killed in Action Belgium Source:7423269 Source:8994175 27th August 1917
burial Tyne Cot Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium Panel 42 to 47 and 162. Source:7423269

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Machen
Source 2873353
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
14 Coronation Buildings, Thurnscoe East, Nr Rotherham United Kingdom other group residence address known 1911-04-02
4 Oak Street, Pontefract, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1891-04-05
4 Oak Street, Pontefract, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 40916 West Yorkshire Regiment Private
British Army 8/13247 York and Lancaster Regiment 8th Battalion Private
British Army 40916 Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 9th Battalion Lance Corporal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Amelia mother
Godfrey Machen father

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Linda571
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Linda571
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Linda571
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Linda571

External Evidence

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Army Register of Soldiers' Effects Linda571
Barnsley War Memorials Project - Thurnscoe War Memorial Linda571
Pontefract Roll of Honour Linda571

Multimedia

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Awaiting photo Linda571
Thurnscoe War Memorial Linda571
1882 GRO birth snip for William Henry Machen Linda571

Stories

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