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Born: 1884, Yeadon
Died: 6 May 1917
Buried: Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux
Address: 29 Ash Grove, Greengates
Parents: John & Ann
Siblings: Sophia, Laura, Annie, John, Samuel, Oliver, Alfred, Ben
Occupation: Shop assistant, grocer
Organisations/clubs: Greengates Wesleyan Sunday School
Rank: Pte
Rolls of Honour: Greengates
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Edmund Cockshott
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Pte Edmund Cockshott of 29 Ash Grove, Greengates, a great grandson of the late, well- known local preacher, John Preston of Yeadon, has been killed in action in France. He was 33 years of age and joined the 5th King’s Shropshire Light Infantry in February 1916. He was an old scholar of the Greengates Wesleyan Sunday School with which church the family are still connected. Shipley Times & Express 25 May 1917
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