Captain Christopher York Pease - References

1.  Photograph of Christopher York Pease in uniform.
2.  Winchester College archives
“The biographies on our website are drawn from our original rolls of honour and obituaries published at the time, supplemented by research undertaken by a former colleague. Attached are notes made by this former colleague and you will see that used a battalion war diary as a source.”
Suzanne Foster, College Archivist, Winchester College.
The notes greatly expand the biography on the website, and are incorporated in this biography.
3.  Birth certificate.
(Source: The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Register Office)

4. Descendants of Edward Pease
Christopher York Pease’s details are on page 35.

5.  Lady Venetia Bell. 

6.  Sir J Gurney Pease, 5th Baronet Hutton Lowcross, the second son of Sir Alfred Edward Pease, Bt and his third wife Emily Elizabeth Smith. 

7.  “My Son Christopher” - written for his children by his father Sir Alfred Edward Pease, Bt ,
being the story of the childhood of Christopher York Pease, Esquire of Pinchinthorpe, Co. Ebor,
Captain 1/1st Yorkshire Hussars, who faithful unto death, fell in action on the field of honour, at Givenchy, May 9, 1918. Hardback dated 1919.
8.  The location where Captain Christopher York Pease was killed. 

   8a.  A sketch map showing the area just over 3 miles south of Givenchy where Captain Pease was killed.

   8b.  Detail from trench maps showing the approximate location where Captain Pease was killed. 

9.  Commonwealth War Graves Commission Grave Registration Report for Captain Christopher York Pease
(Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Captain Pease is the 7th entry from the bottom.
10.  Grave Registration Document – Register for Captain Christopher York Pease.
(Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Christopher Pease is listed in the right hand column, 4th entry from the bottom. 
Note the incorrect age at death of 32 (he was still 31). The CWGC were notified in September 2016 of his birth date and correct age at death (a certified copy of his Birth Certificate was obtained from The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea). Their records have been updated, and his headstone has been amended.
11.  Location of the grave of Captain Christopher York Pease.
(Source:  Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Photographs of the cemetery and Captain Pease's grave were taken on 20th September 2018 by Malcolm and Vanessa Atkinson-Leighton are available to view on the Memorial Visits Page.

12.  Imperial War Graves Commission Reports of Headstone Inscriptions, Mazingarbe Communal Cemetery Extension.
(Source:  Commonwealth War Graves Commission
   12a.  Comprehensive Report (A) of Headstone Inscriptions. Captain Christopher York Pease is the 4th entry. Note the incorrect age at death. 

   12b.  Comprehensive Report (B) of Headstone Personal Inscriptions. Captain Christopher York Pease is the last but one entry.“Beloved. Thou doest faithfully, whatsoever thou doest”
Next of kin: Mrs C Pease, Pinchinthorpe House, Guisborough, Yorkshire.
13.  Commemorative Certificate for Captain Christopher York Pease
(Source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

14.  Captain Christopher York Pease - medals.