Private James William LAWS.
Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Private James William LAWS. 35481
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Private James William LAWS.

rivate James William LAWS.

The information and photos of James William Laws are from the website "Men of Worth". There is further detailed biographical information on that website. The information on James William Laws is by courtesy of Andy Wade.

Private James William Laws. 35481.

2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly 5/108013 8th T R Battalion. Son of John William and Eliza Laws, of 6, Buxton St., Dalton Lane, Keighley. Died 29 April 1918. Aged 18.
Born Knottingley (Yorks), Enlisted Keighley.
Commemorated Panel 154 to 159 and 163A, TYNE COT MEMORIAL.

Note : James laws was originally in a Training battalion attached to the West Yorkshire Regiment. The cap badge in the photo above isof the West Yorkshire Regiment.

Shortly before James Laws was killed in action, he wrote a letter home. This is shown below. To view a larger sized copy which opens in a new window, select the image below.

James Laws' letter home, 16 April 1918
James Laws' letter home, 16 April 1918

James Laws' War MedalsJames Laws' War Medals

James Laws' Commemorative PlaqueJames Laws' Commemorative Plaque

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