VICTORY MEDAL & MEMORIAL PLAQUE to 2nd LIEUT John William RAISTRICK 1/8th 'Leeds Rifles' Battn, West Yorkshire Regt. Educated at Leeds University & taught at the Herbert Strutt School, Belper, Derbyshire, where he was also a Mason. KIA F&F 19/5/17

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2.LIEUT J.W.RAISTRICK (on Victory Medal)


John William 'Jack' Raistrick

Born Pudsey 1885

Educated at Leeds University

Worked as a teacher at the Herbert Strutt School, Belper, Derbyshire

Initiated as a Mason 26/2/14 & was a member of Beaureper Lodge, Derbyshire - Click Here

Commissioned from the Inns of Court OTC 5/9/16 as 2nd Lieutenant

Served in France with 1/8th 'Leeds Rifles' Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment T.F.

KIA F&F 19/5/17

Buried in Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Laventie, France

Also commemorated in the UK:-

> Herbert Strutt School War Memorial

> Leeds University War Memorial

> Belper Obelisk

> Masonic Hall, Littleover, Derbyshire

With copy of his Medal Index Card, Officers Died & CWGC details plus supporting research documentation

Condition: With 'WA' Woolwich Arsenal stamp on reverse of plaque, GVF; Victory EF