|1. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918|
|2. Grave:||Laventie Military Cemetery La Gorgue||I. A. 13.|
Awards & Titles:
Early Life :He was the son of E.B. and S.J. Raistrick of Pudsey. John more commonly known as Jack was a teacher at the Herbert Strutt School Belper Derbyshire.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit :||1/8 West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)|
|Action :||No Data|
Army List: "Cadet John William Raistrick to be 2nd Lt. (on prob..). (Gaz 6. Sept) 5th September 1916.
Probate RAISTRICK John William of 48 Greenside Pudsey near Leeds died 19 May 1917 in France killed in action Administration (with Will) London 10 August to Edward Benjamin Raistrick confectioner. Effects £168 8s.
He is buried in the Laventie Military Cemetery La Gorgue France and commemorated commemorated on the Herbert Strutt School Memorial, the University of Leeds WW1 Memorial, the Belper Obelisk and at the Masonic Hall in Littleover, Derbyshire.
No Data has been recorded for the final action, because none has yet been found. If you have any information to offer, please contact the Project Team so we can add.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Beaureper No. 787 E.C.||Derbyshire|
26th February 1914
28th May 1914
28th January 1917
The contribution record shows that he was "Killed in Action May 1917" after at least three years of war service.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
Researcher : Bruce Littley