We remember Richard Mason

We remember Richard Mason

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Timeline

Timeline

1887
sibling Mary Jane Twin Mason Source:8545526 1887
1887
sibling John Thomas Twin Mason Source:8545526 1887
1891
sibling Edward Mason Source:8545526 1891
1891
birth Caton near Lancaster Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8545526 Source:8545506 December 1891
1899
sibling Arthur Mason Source:8545526 1899
1900
sibling Ernest Mason Source:8545526 1900
1901
dates Age 10 Source:8545506 31st March 1901
1901
location Ivy Cottages, Caton near Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:8545506 31st March 1901
1903
sibling Isabella Agnes Mason Source:8545526 1903
1905
sibling Ruth Mason Source:8545526 1905
1908
sibling Fred Mason Source:8545526 1908
1910
sibling Mabel Mason Source:8545526 1910
1911
employment Cowman on Farm Fell End Farm Fell End, Quernmore, Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:8545523 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 19 Source:8545523 2nd April 1911
1911
location Fell End Farm, Quernmore, Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom away from home address Source:8545523 2nd April 1911
1917
dates Age 25 Source:8545526 30th April 1917
1917
employment Railway Porter North Midland Railway - later the LNER Swinton near Rotherham, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8545526 30th April 1917
1917
location 85 Bridge Street, Swinton, Yorkshire United Kingdom away from home address Source:8545526 30th April 1917
1917
enlistment Mexborough, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8545571 30th April 1917
1917
service British Army Private 42214 York and Lancaster Regiment 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Source:8545526 2nd May 1917 - 26th July 1917
1917
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8545526 27th July 1917 - 18th September 1918
1917
service British Army Private 42214 York and Lancaster Regiment 10th (Service) Battalion Source:8545526 27th July 1917 - 9th August 1917
1917
service British Army Private 42214 York and Lancaster Regiment 1/5th Battalion Source:8545526 10th August 1917 - 9th October 1917
1917
hospitalisation Wounded in Action on 09/10/1917-"Shrapnel in chest"- serving with 1/5th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment Hospital/Institution Source:8545526 20th October 1917 - 8th December 1917
1918
service British Army Private 42214 York and Lancaster Regiment 13th (Service) Battalion 'The Barnsley Pals' Source:8545526 4th April 1918 - 18th September 1918
1918
dates Age 27 Source:7133597 18th September 1918
1918
death Killed in Action Probably killed in an attack on or around Steenwerck which the CWGC website confirms was held by the Germans from 10 April to early October 1918 Steenwerck Pas de Nord France Source:7133597 Source:8545526 18th September 1918
burial Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Nord France II. S. 26 Source:7133597

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Richard
Initials R
Last Name Mason
Source 2959396
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
85 Bridge Street, Swinton, Yorkshire United Kingdom away from home address known 30th April 1917
Fell End Farm, Quernmore, Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom away from home address known 2nd April 1911
Ivy Cottages, Caton near Lancaster, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 42214 York and Lancaster Regiment 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Private
British Army 42214 York and Lancaster Regiment 10th (Service) Battalion Private
British Army 42214 York and Lancaster Regiment 1/5th Battalion Private
British Army 42214 York and Lancaster Regiment 13th (Service) Battalion 'The Barnsley Pals' Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Isabella Mason nee Brewer mother
James Mason father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Jane Twin Mason sister 1887
John Thomas Twin Mason brother 1887
Edward Mason brother 1891
Arthur Mason brother 1899
Ernest Mason brother 1900
Isabella Agnes Mason sister 1903
Ruth Mason sister 1905
Fred Mason brother 1908
Mabel Mason sister 1910
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1917-04-30 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1917-04-30 Methodist

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Linda571
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 Keith22624

Multimedia

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A York and Lancaster Regiment Cap Badge Keith22624

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