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About William Thomas Patey

Date of Birth
11 August 1896

Service Number
176922

Birth Place
Beverley, Yorkshire, England

Baptism
04 October 1896, Anglican, St John, Beverley, Yorkshire, England

Date of Death
1960

Place of Death
Registered Durham North Western, Durham, England

Burial
15 February 1960 Blackhill Cemetery, Consett, Durham, England

Relationships

Parents
William George Patey born abt 1872 and Sarah Maria Wilson born abt 1874. Married 18 July 1896 Beverly, Yorkshire, England

Siblings
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

Marriage
Annie Heckley born abt 1897 died 1932. Married Q2 1920 Teesdale, Durham, England, Laura Hutton (Holliday) born 20 March 1905. Married Q3 1942 Durham North Western, Durham, England

Children
Eric born 29 July 1921. Stepchildren Kenneth Holliday born 29 December 1928 and Dennis Holliday born 04 December 1932

Career

Service
Army

Unit
Royal Garrison Artillery

Rank
Gunner

Enlisted Address
6 New Raby , Staindrop, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
Yes

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
1939 Colliery Waggonwayman

Campaigns
France

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Beverley, Yorkshire, England, 1911 New Raby, Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
36 Lea Side, Consett, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

- Research by JB