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About William (George) Patey

Date of Birth
abt 1872

Service Number
3/7683

Birth Place
Battersea, London, England

Date of Death
1934

Place of Death
Registered Teesdale, Durham, England

Burial
14 August 1934, St Mary's Anglican Church, Staindrop, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
James Patey born abt 1834 and Mary Ann Williamson born abt 1834. Married 21 February 1853 St Mary, Newington, Southwark, England

Siblings
James born abt 1855, Benjamin born abt 1857, Jane born abt 1862, Esther born abt 1864, Martha born abt 1866, Samuel born abt 1868

Marriage
Sarah Maria Wilson born abt 1874Married 18 July 1896, Beverley, Yorkshire, England

Children
Thomas William born 11 August 1896,Ernest Harold born abt 1898 ,Percy Whitwell born abt 1900, Edward born 1 February 1903, Richard born 1 April 1904, Dorothy Gwendoline born 26 July 1908

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Army Reserve (Special Reservists) East Yorkshire Regiment 29 October 1914 - 22 June 1918

Rank
Private

Enlisted Address
New Raby, Staindrop, Durham, England

Silver Badge
Yes

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1890 Gas Fitter, 1891-1901 Soldier, 1911 Night Watchman Army Pensioner Domestic

Campaigns
1914-1918 At Home

Additional Information

Census Information
1881 4 Bear Lane, Southwark Christchurch, London, England, 1891 Aldershot, Hampshire, England, 1901 Royal Victoria Hospital, Hound St Edward or St Mary, Southampton, England, 1911 New Raby , Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry ,Find my Past, Teesdale Mercury and Grandson Jimmy Patey

Notes
4 May 1895 to 2 July 1901 8 years and 60 days served East Yorkshire Regiment . Entitled to African Medal. Regimental Number 4285 Previously served in Royal West Surry Regiment. A keen gardener, in 1922 while at New Raby he won prizes for blackcurrants, redcurrants and dessert gooseberries at Cockfield Show.

- Research by JB