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About John William Race

Date of Birth
7 August 1886

Service Number
54507, 104224

Birth Place
Staindrop, Durham, England

Date of Death
Registered June 1956 Age 69

Place of Death
Registered Darlington, Durham, England

Burial
12 June 1956 St Mary, Staindrop, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
William Race born abt 1862 died 1911 buriel 08 February 1911, Staindrop and Margaret Hannah Hartley born abt 1862. Married Q2 1884 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Ada born abt 1885, Tom born abt 1889, Harry born abt 1891, Margeret Hannah born abt 1893, Lancelot born 25/27 June 1895, Richard born abt 1898, Mabel born abt 1902, Noel born abt 1904

Marriage
Mabel Railton born 30 July 1890. Married Q4 1914 Darlington, Durham, England

Children
Mary A born abt 1915, Ida born abt 1920, John F born 23 March 1923, William born 02 December1926, Eva M born abt 1929

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Prince of Wales's Own West Yorkshire Regiment. Durham Light Infantry

Rank
Private

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Mason. 1939 Mason & Bricklayer

Campaigns
France

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 North Side, Staindrop, Durham, England. 1901 Main Street, Staindrop, Durham, England. 1911 Winston Road, Staindrop, Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
Swan Wynd, Staindrop, Durham, England. 54507 West Yorks.

1939 Register
1 Council House, Staindrop, Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry ,Find my Past , Family Search and Forces War Records

Notes
Was wounded in back. War Office Daily List No. 5414 incident date 12 November 1917 Entitled to wear a "Wound Stripe" as authorised under Army Order 204 of 6th July 1916. The terms of this award being met by being named in this list. Photo of wound badge

- Research by JB