Denison, James William

BORN 1888. SON OF WILLIAM AND SARAH JANE DENNISON. AN ELECTRICIAN. HE HAD SERVED IN THE 5TH EAST YORKSHIRE TERRITORIAL CYCLIST FOR 4 YEARS. HE MARRIED MABEL MAY VENUS, ON THE 23/05/912. HUSBAND OF MABEL MAY DENNISON LIVING AT 325, BOULEVARD, HULL & 4 BEECROFT STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL. THEIR DAUGHTER, MARJORIE MAY WAS BORN ON 03/06/1914.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 27/03/1915, AGED 27 AND 2 DAYS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 5 INCHES TALL, 36 INCH CHEST, 147 LBS WEIGHT, PRIMITIVE METHODIST RELIGION. FORMERLY, SAPPER, 38503, ROYAL ENGINEERS. TRAINED AT CHATHAM BARRACKS. SERVED IN SALONIKA. TRANSFERRED AS DRIVER, ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY. DIED 21/09/1916, AGED 28. HE IS BURIED AT DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, SOMME, FRANCE.
HIS NAME IS LISTED ON HULL’S WALKER STREET MEMORIAL.
NOTE: HIS SURNAME IS SPELT “DENISON” IN CWGC RECORDS.


First name:
JAMES WILLIAM
Military Number:
1433
Rank:
Driver
Date Died
21/09/1916
Place died:
Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France
Age:
28
325 , BOULEVARD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK