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ALLERTON BYWATER , WEST YORKSHIRE - War Memorial

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2003 Transcribed Claire Murray, Researched Martin Edwards
additional information Richard Allenby

Photographs copyright © 2003-2004 - Claire Murray

1914 – 1919

ASH Arthur William

Private TF/260025, 1st/8th (Territorial Force) Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 16th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Castleford, enlisted Wakefield. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 113 to 115.

AUCKLAND William

Private 6116, 1st/8th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 13th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Knottingley, enlisted Pontefract, resident Castleford. Son of John Auckland, of 5, Navigation Rd., Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Formerly 29894, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Buried in NETLEY MILITARY CEMETERY, Hampshire. Grave C.E. 1876.

BARKER William

Private 34214, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 12th March 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and enlisted Castleford. Son of John and Caroline Barker, of 5, Mill Lane, Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Commemorated in ROSIERES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Camouflage Cemetery Memorial 5.

BELLAMY W

possibly Walter BELLAMY, Private 22421, 6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiemnt. Died 21st December 1916 in Mesopotamia. Born Worksop, Nottinghamshire, enlisted Castleford, Yorkshire. Commemorated on BASARA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 19.

BIRD L

possibly either Lance BIRD, 1st Battalion, Guardsman 12011, Scots Guards. Killed in action 30th March 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Chesterfield, Derbyshire, enlisted Pontefract. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11. or Lenord BIRD, Guardsman 7959, 1st Battalion, Scots Guards. Killed in action 11th November 1914 in France & Flanders. Born Barnsley, Yorkshire, enlisted Edinburgh. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11.

BLAKEY, M.M. William

Sergeant 240182, 5th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 10th June 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Seacroft, Leeds, enlisted Castleford. Husband of A. Blakey, of Mannared Cottage, Allerton, Bywater, Castleford, Yorks. Awarded the Military medal (M.M.). Buried in BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave XXI. C. 9.

BOOTH Charles

Private 16246, 12th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 14th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 39. Born Woodlesford, Near Leeds, enlisted Leeds. Husband of E. Booth, of 74, Hollinhurst, Woodlesford, Leeds. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D

BROOKS T

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BULLOCK Thomas

Private 12799, "B" Company, 10th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 23rd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 35. Born Allerton Bywater, enlisted Leeds. Son of the late William and Sarah Bullock. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

BULLOUGH Matthew

Sapper 121756, 3rd Provisional Company, Royal Engineers. Died at home 13th July 1917. Age 45. Born and resident Allerton Bywater, enlisted Pontefract. Husband of Albina Bullough, of 43, Main St., Allerton Bywater. Buried in the East part of ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, ALLERTON BYWATER, West Yorkshire.

BUTTERWORTH W

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CAMPEY Allen

Corporal S/13120, 1st Battalion, Rifle Briogade (Prince Consort's Own). Died of wounds 21st August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born Allerton Bywater, enlisted and resident Castleford, Yorkshire. Son of James and Annie Campey, of Vicars Terrace, Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Yorks. Buried in PERNES BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. B. 5.

CARR C

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CHESSBOROUGH J

probably Private Johnson CHEESBOROUGH, 2609, 1st/5th (Territorial Force) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 8th May 1915 in France & Flanders. Buried in Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER, Nord, France. Grave G. 35.

CLAY James

Private 408049, 2nd Northern General Hospital Field Ambulance attached 89th Field Ambulance (Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 20th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Little Preston, Yorkshire, enlisted Garforth, Yorkshire. Son of Samuel and Anna Clay, of 9, Queen St., Bowers Row, Woodlesford, Leeds. Buried in FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. F. 12.

COLLINSON Haydn

Private 127, 1st/2nd Northern General Hospital, attached Field Ambulance (Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 27th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Enlisted Leeds, resident Woodlesford. Son of John William and Susan Collinson, of 26, Hill St., Bowers Row, Woodlesford, Leeds. Native of Kippax. Buried in GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS, Somme, France. Grave IX. Q. 8.

COWELL James Henry

Sapper [Lance Corporal] 112906, 252nd Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 17th February 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 47. Born and resident Allerton Bywater, enlisted Castleford. Son of William and Elizabeth Cowell, of Allerton Bywater; husband of Martha Cowell, of Garden Cottage, Allerton Bywater, near Castleford, Yorks. Formerly 5652, Royal West Kent Regiment. Buried in AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave II. J. 18.

ELSWORTH F W

possibly Fred ELSWORTH, Corporal 202447, 1st/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 29. Born and enlisted Harrogate. Son of John and Frances Jane Elsworth, of 43, King Edward's Drive, Harrogate. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 42 to 47 and 162

ESCOTT John

Corporal 40114, 8th (service) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds 9th July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Sadlleworth, Yorkshire, enlisted Castleford. Formerly 17091, Yorkshire Light Infantry. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave P. II. G. 12B.

FISHER R

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GILBERT John Robert

Private 22339, 6th Battalion, King's Own 9Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 6th February 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Pontefract, enlisted Castleford. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave III. D. 16.

GOODALL Joseph

Private 15644, 8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died of wounds 14th May 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born, resident and enlisted Castleford, Yorkshire. Son of John and Mary Jane Goodall, of 3, Aire Terrace, Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave V. D. 5.

HALE Harry Norman

Private 20818, 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 26th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and enlisted Castleford. Son of Mrs. Lily Hale, of Aire Crescent, James St., Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.

HAMMIL M

probably Malcolm HAMMILL, Private 5423, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 9th May 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and resident Nelson, enlisted Burnley. Son of Mrs. Ann Hammill, of 30, Fulham St., Nelson, Lancs. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 5 and 6.

HARRISON J

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HAW W

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HESSION Patrick

Private 403641, 1st/3rd (West Riding) Field Ambulance (Territorial Force), Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action 5th December 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and resident Woodlesford, Yorkshire, enlisted Leeds. Son of Mr. J. Hession, of 43, Hollinhurst, Woodlesford, Leeds. Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave III. N. 15.

HESSION Peter

Private 11005, 5th Battalion, Connaught Rangers. Killed in action 7th December 1915 in Salonika. Age 21. Born, resident and enlisted Leeds. Son of Malacky and Hannah Hession, of Hollinhurst, Woodlesford, Leeds. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece.

HOYLE E

probably Ernest HOYLE, Private 202870, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 3rd September 1916 in France & Flanders. Enlisted Castleford, Yorkshire. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B.

HUTCHINSON Edward

Sergeant 11663, 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died of wounds 24th March 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and residentn Allerton, Yorkshire, enlisted Leeds. Son of John A. and Catherine Anne Hutchinson, of Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Yorks. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No.1, Somme, France. Grave V. B. 77.

JACKSON Albert

Private 43131, 7th Battalion, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers). Killed in action 5th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born and resident Allerton Bywater, enlisted Castleford. Son of Samuel and Hannah Jackson, of 14, Vicars Terrace, Allerton Bywater, Yorks. Formerly 5148, Connaught Rangers. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No. 2, Somme, France. Grave XXV. N. 9.

JONES Elijah

Private 115265, 193rd Labour Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 28th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 35. Born and resident Allerton Bywater, enlisted Leeds. Husband of Laura Jones, of Allerton Bywater, Yorks. Formerly 1628, 17th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment.Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave VI. B. 20.

LEVITT Charles Smith

Private 241089, 2nd/5th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born West Haddlesley, enlisted Castleford. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

MASON [Francis] William

Private 4363, 56th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Allerton Bywater, enlisted Pontefract. Formerlyt 18136, Hampshire Regiment. Commemorated in RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Special Memorial E. 13.

McDONALD W G

probably Walter Gordon MacDONALD, Sergeant 12/676, 12th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 12th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 38. Born Normanton, enlisted Castleford. Son of George and Elizabeth Macdonald, of Altofts; husband of Hilda Macdonald, of 23, Church Rd., Altofts, Normanton, Yorks. Buried in BAILLEUL ROAD WEST CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave A. 4.

MENNELL William

Private 5144, 1st Battalion, Connaught Rangers. Killed in action 11th March 1916 in Mesopotamia. Born and resident Allerton, Yorkshire, enlisted Castleford. Commemorated on BASRA MEMORIAL, Iraq. Panel 40 and 64.

MILLER John

Private 241108, 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 9th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born Newson Green, Yorkshire, enlisted Castleford. Son of James and Hannah Miller, of 2, Wood St., Bowers Row, near Leeds. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 108 to 111.

MILLS P

probably Peter MILLS, Private 2402296, 1st/5th Battalion, King's OWn (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 5th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born St Helens, ancashire, enlisted Castleford, Yorkshire. Commemorated in MILL ROAD CEMETERY, THIEPVAL, Somme, France. Divion Road Cem. No I. Mem. 4.

MILNER Joseph

Private 18015, 7th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 14th May 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and resident Castleford, enlisted Pontefract. Brother of Bertie Milner, of 31, Mill Lane, Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Buried in AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. T. 22.

NESTOR Walter

[Spelt NESTER on CWGC and SDGW] Acting Corporal 13767, 11th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 19th October 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Newtown, Yorkshire, enlisted Leeds, resident Castleford. Son of James and Margaret Nester, of 7, William St., Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Grave B. 13. 49.

NOBLE PETTIT F

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PHILIPS Walter Almond

[Spelt PHILLIPS on CWGC and SDGW] Lance Corproal 16920, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Armley, Leeds, enlisted Castleford. Son of Frederick Phillips, of Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Yorks. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 C and 12 A

POINTON William

Driver 35216, 119th Battery, 27th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 14th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born and enlisted Castleford. Son of Thomas and Mary Jane Pointon, of Castleford; husband of Amy Pointon, of 83, Hunt St., Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Buried in LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave IV. A. 1.

PRINCE A

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PRINCE John George

Private 33124, 1st/4th (Hallamshire) (Territorial Force) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Allerton Bywater, enlisted Castleford. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 125 to 128.

PRITCHARD A

possibly Albert PRITCHARD, Private 22486, 6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Died 6th October 1916 in Mesopotamia. Born Kippax, Yorkshire, enlisted Castleford, resident Leeds. Formerly 1929 King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Grave IX. D. 20.

PUNCHARD W H

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RAVEN Harry

Private 28971, 14th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 24th November 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Warmfield-cum-Heath, Yorkshire, enlisted Normanton, Yorkshire, resident Castleford. Son of Francis and Florence Raven, of Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Formerly 22424, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 10.

RHODES F

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RIDGEWAY Leonard

[Spelt RIDGWAY on SDGW and CWGC] Private 331515, 1st/8th (Territorial Force), Hampshire Regiment. Died 25th November 1917 in Palestine. Born Broken Cross, Cheshire, enlisted Castleford. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Grave XXI. T. 16.

ROACH William

Private 5133, 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers. Killed in action 21st March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born London, enlisted Castlleford, resident Allerton Bywater. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 77.

SADLER John George

Private 15023, "D" Company, 10th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 3rd July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 33. Born and enlisted Normanton. Son of William and Frances Mary Sadler, of Atkinson St., Normanton; husband of Sarah Ellen Ross (formerly Sadler), of 5, Holme Terrace, Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Grave I. B. 24.

SCOTT C

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SCOTT R

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SHUTTLEWORTH Squire

Private 12761, 10th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Allerton Bywater, enlisted Leeds. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D

SMEATON George Henry

Private 16396, 12th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Castleford, enlisted Pontefract. Brother of Mr. R. Smeaton, of 53, Hunt St., Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

SMEATON Joseph

Sergeant 3/12566, 8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 30th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Chesterfield, Derbyshire, enlisted Pontefract, resident Castleford. Formerly 3214, Yorkshire and Lancashire Regiment. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B

SMITH W

possibly Walter SMITH, Private 16029, 8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Killed in action 30th June 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Bold Heath, Lancashire, resident and enlisted Castleford.

STAINBY E

probably Edward STAINSBY, Able Seaman R/5227, Drake Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 27th September 1918. Home town Woodlesford. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 1 and 2.

STEVENSON Charles William

Private 14289, 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action 25th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Lock Lane, Castleford, enlisted Castleford. Volunteered in September 1914. Fought in the major battles of Loos, the Somme, Arras, and third battle of Ypres (Paschendael), where he was Killed in Action in August 1917. The day after he was killed the badly depleted battalion was pulled out of the line and then left the Ypres sector altogether. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 69.

STREET S

Rifleman S/13119, 6th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Died 5th June 1917. Age 22. Son of Joseph and Mary Jane Street, of 20, Vicars Terrace, Allerton Bywater. Buried North East of Church in ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, ALLERTON BYWATER, West Yorkshire.

STRINGER Benjamin

Lance Corporal 14795, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 31st July 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Allerton Bywater, enlisted Castleford. Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave VIA. L. 14.

STRINGER Bertie

Corporal 42470, 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action 21st September 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Allerton Bywater, enlisted Pontefract, resident Castleford. Formerly 15699, Royal Scottish Fusiliers. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 6.

THOMPSON George William

Private 7355, 65th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 18th September 1916 in Salonika. Age 17. Born Allerton Bywater, enlisted Castleford. Son of George Thomas and Christiana Thompson, of 44, Victoria St., Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Yorks. Formerly 17843, Hamsphire Regiment. Buried in SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Grave 429.

THOMPSON Herod

Private 10622, 4th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died of wounds 16th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 32. Born an enlisted Castleford. Brother of Leonard Thompson, of 33, School St., Wheldon Rd., Castleford, Yorks. Formerly 1840, Yorkshire Light Infantry. Buried in CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY, CONTAY, Somme, France. Grave II. B. 3.

TIERNAN George Kenneth

Corporal 5135, 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers. Killed in action21st March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Keppar, Yorkshire, enlisted Castleford, resident Crosshaven, Co, Cork, Ireland. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 77.

TIERNAN Owen

Corporal 5131, 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers. Killed in action 3rd September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Keppar, Yorkshire, enlisted and resident Castleford, Yorkshire. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 15 A.

TUKE Charles

Driver 44772, 263rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 11th Ocotber 1918 in Egypt. Born Castleford, enlisted Pontefract. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Grave Q. 14.

WADDINGTON George

Private 18295, 12th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 18th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Swillington Common, Yorkshire, enlisted Pontefract. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D

WADSWORTH George

Private 38675, 10th (Service) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 21st April 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Castleford. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 8.

WARD Charles Emmanuel

Lance Corporal 13677, No. 4 Company, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 23rd August 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and resident Castleford, enlisted Leeds. Son of Alice Ward, of 2, Holme Terrace, Lock Lane, Castleford, Yorks, and the late Emanuel Ward. Buried in BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave II. L. 22.

WHITTAKER Albert William

Private 46588, "D" Comnpany, 5th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 15th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 26. Born Burton Salmon, Pontefract, enlisted Castleford. Son of Miriam and the late Frank Whittaker, of Skelton's Buildings, Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Yorks. Buried in GEZAINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Grave II. L. 9.

WILKINSON William B

Gunner 775852, "A" Battery, 245th (West Riding) Brigade (Territorial Force), Royal Artillery. Died of wounds 11th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Allerton Bywater, enlisted Leeds. Son of Tom and Lucy Wilkinson, of Main St., Allerton Bywater, Castleford, Yorks. Buried in NAVES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Grave V. A. 11.

WILSON Ernest

Lance Corporal S/13122, 9th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own). Killed in action 25th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 19. Born and resident Allerton Bywater, enlisted Castleford. Son of James and Alice Beatrice Wilson, of Castle House, Lower Cambridge St., Castleford, Yorks. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 46 - 48 and 50.

WOOD J

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Also in memory of workmen at Allerton Bywater Colleries who resided outside the village

ADAMS

George Oswald

Private 17050, "A" Company, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 27th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born Kippax, enlisted Castleford. Husband of Bertha Adams, of Wesley Terrace, Church Lane, Garforth, Leeds. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 97 and 98.

ADDINALL

John Robert

Private 6808, 74th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died pf wounds 14th June 1917. Age 21. Born and enlisted Castleford. Son of Mathew Addinall, of 73, Nicholson St., Castleford, Yorks. Formerly 24103, Yorkshire Regoiment. Buried in TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Plot I. Row P. Grave 25.

ARMITAGE

Charles William

Private 13035, "B" Company, 10th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1915. Age 21. Born Castleford, enlisted Leeds, resident Kippax. Son of Mr. Maskill Armitage, of 6, Warrington Row, Station Rd., Kippax, Leeds. Buried in FRICOURT NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave F. 1. 

BALDWIN

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BICKERDIKE

A

Two possibilities as both are from places close to Allerton Bywater, either BICKERDIKE, Arthur, [Spelt BICKERDYKE on SDGW] Private 14232, "A" Company, 12th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th September 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 24. Born Swillington, enlisted Leeds. Son of Emma Bickerdike, of Swillington Common, Halton, Leeds, and the late Thomas Bickerdike. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 39 and 40. or BICKERDIKE, Alfred, Rifleman C/6184, 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 24th July 1917. Age 34. Born and resident Kippax, enlisted Leeds. Son of James and Mary Bickerdike, of Chapel Lane, Kippax. Buried in North part of SS. MARY AND NICHOLAS CHURCHYARD, KIPPAX.

BEEVER

D

Private 333789, 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Battalion. Died 19th October 1917. Husband of E. Beever, of Mount Pleasant, Kippax, Leeds. Buried in LA PLUS DOUVE FARM CEMETERY, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. Plot V. Row A. Grave 1.

BIRDSALL

Frank

Private 92238, 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment.) Died 4th October 1917. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A

BOLSTRIDE

B

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BULLOCK

E

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BRUNYEE

Harold

Able Seaman KP/221, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Divivision, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died 19th February 1917. Buried in DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot V. Row C. Grave 13.

CARTER, MM

Abraham

Guardsman 21193, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 16th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Born Kippax, enlisted Leeds. Son of John William Carter, of High St., Kippax, Leeds. Buried in DELSAUX FARM CEMETERY, BEUGNY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 30.

COLLEY

Maurice

Acting Bombardier 34659, "A Battery, 93rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 20th September 1916. Age 23. Son of Thomas and Ann Elizabeth Colley, of 19, Glencoe Terrace, Station Rd., Kippax, Leeds. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 A and 8 A

COLLINS

J

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COOPE

Herbert

Private 18448, 9th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Kippax, enlisted Castleford. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No.4 Plot XII. Row J. Grave 44.

COWELL

E

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DICKINSON

E

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DOUGLAS

John

[Spelt DOUGLASS on SDGW] Lance Corporal 26237, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 6th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Kippax. [Can find no trace on the CWGC]

EMPSON

Joshua Wright

Sergeant 29678, 6th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Died 13th October 1918. Age 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Empson, of 24, Church St., Castleford; husband of Mabel J. Empson, of 13, Back Bank St., Castleford, Yorks. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row H. Grave 2.

EVANS

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FIELD

Geo

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FIELD

G B

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FIRTH

Arthur

Private 11700. 12th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 22nd July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 28. Born Kippax, enlisted Leeds. Son of Edward and Mary Firth, of School Lane, Kippax, Leeds; husband of Florence Firth, of 10, Troy Hill, Morley, Leeds. Buried in CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave M. 29.

FLETCHER

W H

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FOX

J

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GARLICK

W

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GELDER

G W

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GODDARD

George Henry

Driver 233120, 'A' Battery, 152nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 1st August 1918. Enlisted and resident Kippax. Buried in OULCHY-LE-CHATEAU CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 2.

GOODALL

George

Private 28701, 8th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 20th September 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 23. Born Kippax, enlisted Castleford. Son of William Goodall, of 9, Park Avenue, Kippax, Leeds. Buried in SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No. 2, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row J. Grave 29.

GOODALL

Walter

[Spelt GOODHALL on SDGW and CWGC] Private 11664, 1st/4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 30th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Kippax, enlisted Leeds. Buried in LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row E. Grave 22.

GORDON, MSM and Order of St. George 4th Class (Russia)

James Albert

Sergeant L/6844, 4th Battalion, Tank Corps. Died 20th March 1920. Age 27. Awarded the MSM and Order of St. George 4th Class (Russia). Son of Francis John and Frances Jane Gordon, of 12, Denwell Terrace, Pontefract, Yorks. Buried in HAIDAR PASHA CEMETERY, Turkey. Plot I. Row K. Grave 5.

GREEN

A

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HAIGH

J G

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HANDLEY

S

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HOLLIDAY

T W

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JACKSON

A

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KENDREW

J

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LAZENBY

W

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LEWIN

Arthur

Private 25828, 6th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 12th October 1916. Age 20. Son of Jane Traunter (formerly Lewin), of 27, Love Lane Terrace, Pontefract, and the late Harry Lewin. Buried in PONTEFRACT CEMETERY, Pontefract, Yorkshire. Grave L. 623.

LLOYD

W

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LYNN

W M

Private 20381, 4th Battalion, Grenadier Guards Died 4th December 1915. Age 25. Son of Elijah and Mary Hannah Lynn, of 8, Powell St., Castleford, Yorks. Buried in MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row O. Grave 3.

MACINALLY

E

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MAY

George

Private 17/1150, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 14th July 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Kippax, enlisted Leeds. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 42 to 47 and 162.

MIRFIN

W

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MOSBY

James Albert

Private 301177, 1st Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Died 10th April 1918 in Salonika. Age 22, Born and enlisted Kippax. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Mosby, of Moor Terrace, Kippax, Leeds. Formerly 26107, Yorkshire Light Infantry. Buried in LAHANA MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Plot III. Row A. Grave 20.

NASH

Job

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NELSON

Thomas

Private 17890, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 28th November 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and enlisted Castleford. Son of William and Mary Nelson, of 111, Savile Rd., Castleford, Yorks. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row C. Grave 11.

NICHOLS

A

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NORMAN

J

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NORTON

John William

Gunner 34686, "B" Battery, 93rd Brigade. Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 15th June 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 29. Born Kippax, enlisted Leeds. Son of Benjamin and Ann Norton, of Kippax, Yorks. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row N. Grave 7.

PAINE

Walter

Private 46586, 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 30th December 1917. Age 30. Son of Levi and Ellen Arm Paine, of Leeds; husband of Rebecca Paine, of Mill Lane, Methley, Leeds. Buried in POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Blegium. Plot I. Row E. Grave 11.

PALMER

G

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PINFOLD

H

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ROBINSON

John

Private 81298, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 23rd October 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born and enlisted Kippax. Son of Lawrence and Rose Robinson, of 25, East View, Robinson Lane Kippax, Leeds; husband of Lilly Robinson. Formerly 85678, Northumberland Fusliers. Buried in ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 14.

ROLLINS

Robert

Private 4406, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Age 38. Died of wounds 29th July 1916 in France & Flanders. Enlisted CAstleford. Son of John and Jane Rollins, of 3, Albert St., Carlton St., Castleford, Yorks. Buried in PUCHEVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 3.

RUSHWORTH

G H

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SCHOFIELD

Sam T

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SCHOFIELD

T

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SCOTT

W H

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SMITH

Norman C

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SMITH

T A L

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SMITH

Thomas

Private 46253, 9th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusliers. Killed in action 3rd October 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Kippax, enlisted Leeds. Formerly 13794, Yorkshire Light Infantry. Buried in OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row A. Grave 3.

STEELE

Walter

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STEELE

William

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STOCKWELL

John Willie

Private 23610, 49th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died of wounds 25th April 1918. Age 22. Born and resident Kippax, enlisted Doncaster. Son of Fredrick William and Maria Stockwell, of Helena Terrace, Station Rd., Kippax, Leeds. Formerly 2115, Yorkshire Light Infantry. Was a pre-war Territorial. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IX. Row A. Grave 24.

THORNHILL

H

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VARLEY

Harold

Private 13031, 10th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Kippax, enlisted Leeds. Son of William Varley, of 9, Warrington Row, Kippax, Leeds. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D.

VICKERS

J

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VODDEN

J H

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WEBSTER

Edward

Private 26238, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 24th August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and enlisted Kippax. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 108 to 111

WESTMORELAND

Robert

Lance Corporal R/4435, 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died 12th October 1918. Age 23. Son of Herbert and Mary J. Westmoreland, of 168, Glebe St., Castleford, Yorks. Buried in MONTAY-NEUVILLY ROAD CEMETERY, MONTAY, Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 33.

WILSON

H

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WRIGHT

A W

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1939 – 1945

ATKINSON E

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CLAYBOROUGH Arthur
[Spelt CLAYBROUGH on CWGC] Private T/220025, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 21st May 1946. Age 35. Son of Frank and Lily Claybrough; husband of Florence Elizabeth Claybrough, of Allerton Bywater. Buried in ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, ALLERTON BYWATER, West Yorkshire.
FIRTH Albert

Private 4350187, Royal Ordnance Corps. Died 6th October 1945. Son of Alonzo and Florence Firth, of Castleford; husband of Renee Firth, of Halifax. Buried in WHITWOOD CEMETERY, CASTLEFORD, Yorkshire. Section C Grave 66.

GILL William Edward

Corporal 1020043, 156 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died: 9th September 1944. Age 30. Son of Edward and Nellie Gill, of Allerton, Bywater. Buried in ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, ALLERTON BYWATER, West Yorkshire.

Killed at RAF Upwood at 11.20 hrs when Lancaster ND978 exploded whilst the removal of a bomb load was being carried out, the aircraft had returned from Le Havre with the load intact. The blast killed six ground crew including Cpl W E Gill. Of the other 5 killed, 4 were never found and are commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

GOODALL D

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HARDING William

Stoker 1st Class p/KX91647, H.M.S. Hood, Royal Navy. Died 24th May 1941. Age 23. Son of Henry and Louisa Harding, of Allerton Bywater, Yorkshire. Kown by the nickname PLONK. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Portsmouth, Hampshire. Panell 5, Column 1.

KENT Reginald Harry

Driver Y/204779, 212 Transport company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 13th June 1944. Age 28. Son of Arthur James Kent and Lily Beatrice Kent; husband of Alice Kent, of Allerton Bywater, Yorkshire. Buried in RYES WAR CEMETERY, BAZENVILLE, Calvados, France. Grave VI. J. 4.

LONGLEY J

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MARCHANT Arthur
Private 4866472, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died 8th April 1944. Age 22. Buried in ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, ALLERTON BYWATER, West Yorkshire.
MENNEL K

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MERCHANT A

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MILNER Sidney

Ordinary Seaman D/JX 272145, H.M.S. Stanley, Royal Navy. Died 19th December 1941. Age 32. Son of John William and Ann C. Milner; husband of Edith Annie Milner, of Allerton Bywater, Yorkshire. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 49, Column 2.

MILNER W

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NORRIS Stephen Lyle

Private 7641966, Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Died 12th January 1942. Age 32. Son of George and Mary Jane Norris; husband of Agnes Dawson Norris, of Upper Holloway, Middlesex. Buried in HEREFORD CEMETERY, Herefordshire. Plot A. (Chuch of England). Grave 5600.

PARKINSON E

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PRINCE Ronald Arthur

Private 5962645, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 2nd May 1944. Age 20. Grandson of Mrs. M. E. Rhodes, of Allerton Bywater, Yorkshire. Buried in BEACH HEAD WAR CEMETERY, ANZIO, Italy. Grave II. B. 5.

SMITH H

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STEWARDSON Stanley

Gunner 967338, 112 (The West Somerset Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 18th September 1944. Age 28. Son of Elijah and Mary Ann Stewardson; husband of Evelyne Stewardson, of Leeds, Yorkshire. Buried in LEOPOLDSBURG WAR CEMETERY, Leopoldsburg, Limburg, Belgium. Grave III. A. 17.

STOCKDALE Raymond

Private 14240755, 2nd Battalion, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Date of death uncertain, between 2nd October 1944 and 3rd October 1944. Son of Percy and Dora Stockdale; husband of Elsie May Stockdale, of Allerton Bywater, Yorkshire. Buried in RAVENNA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave I. F. 26.

WALKER J E

Possibly either James Edwin WALKER, Private 14612478, 1st Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died 15th February 1944. Age 31. Son of Andrew and Hilda Walker; husband of Cecilia Walker, of Leeds, Yorkshire. Buried in ANZIO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave III. E. 4. or John Edward WALKER, Corporal T/209482, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 21st July 1944. Age 31. Son of Ernest and Grace Walker; husband of Clarice Mary Walker, of Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire. Buried in ROME WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Grave I. E. 12.

Buried in Church Yard but not on memorial

1914-1921

FLETCHER Samuel Robinson

Private 18041, 3rd Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Died in England 24th July 1921. Age 33. Husband of Fanny Fletcher, of 42, West Field Grove, Allerton Bywater. Buried in the East part of ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, ALLERTON BYWATER, West Yorkshire.

JONES C
Private 38205, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 10th August 1921. Buried in the South West part of ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, ALLERTON BYWATER, West Yorkshire.
PRESCOTT Henry

Private 6026, 2nd/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died at home 8th February 1917. Age 40. Born Shipley, enlisted Pontefract. Son of the late George Prescott and of Susan Rennard (formerly Prescott), of Suite I, Conway Court, Kennedy St., Winnipeg, Canada. Buried in the South West part of ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, ALLERTON BYWATER, West Yorkshire.

1939-1945

BELLWOOD Lawrence

Flight Sergeant 1684437, Wireless Operator/Air Gunner), 218 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 22nd April 1945. Son of Mrs. M. E. Bellwood, of Castleford. Buried in ST. MARY CHURCHYARD, ALLERTON BYWATER, West Yorkshire.

Killed when Lancaster NF994 HA-N crashed near Depden Green village, 1 mile SW of Chedburgh airfield. it had taken off for ops to Bremen at 14.59hrs from Chedburgh but had returned early with engines problems. It crashed at 20.32 hrs killing 5 and injuring 2 more, one of which later died.

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