Joseph Frederick Hodgkinson Piggin

Lance Corporal

Training Reserve Battalion
YR/5/8928
6th
West Yorkshire Regiment 62790 1/7th & 1/6th

Medal Roll Index Card

He was awarded the British war and Victory medals

Army Service Record

Joseph enlisted at Sheffield on 20 August 1917 aged 17 years 6 months, a fitter living at Flatby Road, Sheffield. He was C of E, 5ft 6in tall with fair hair. Joseph's next of kin was his mother Emma Piggin.
10/02/17 Attested
11/02/17 To Army Reserve
23/08/17 Mobilized
29/08/17 Remobilzed
03/09/18 Posted to 6th Reserve Btn.
05/02/18 Posted to West Yorkshire Regiment
20/05/18 Posted to 1/7th Battalion BEF
09/07/18 Hospital with influenza
20/07/18 Rejoined Btn
16/10/18 Hospital with PUO (Pyrexia of Unknown Origin)
22/11/18 Rejoined Battalion in the Field
23/02/19 Posted to 1/6 West Yorkshire Regiment
16/09/19 Appointed paid Lance Corporal
29/11/19 Demobbed

CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: Attercliffe, Sheffield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Joseph Piggin Head 27 Carter, iron & steel works Crich
Emma Piggin wife 26   Lea
Joseph Frederick Piggin son 1   Crich
George Wilson boarder 39 Carter, iron & steel works Retford

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1911: Attercliffe, Sheffield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Emma Piggin Wife 36   Lea
Fred Piggin son 11   Crich
Joseph Piggin head 37 Tramcar cleaner Crich

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