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BUBWITH WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for World War 1 & 2
Compiled and copyright © Michael Booker 2004
Research Martin Edwards

The war memorial is to be found in the churchyard of All Saints, Bubwith. Bubwith church also houses the roll of honour to the memory of the men of 78 Squadron RAF who were killed in action. A side altar is dedicated to the Squadron which was based at RAF Breighton, a couple of miles away.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Booker 2004

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN
GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN
OF THIS PARISH WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR KING AND COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1919

ADDY

Thomas E

Possibly: Thomas Ellis ADDY, Corporal 22050, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in England 1st January 1918. Born and enlisted Sheffield. Buried in WADSLEY CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Grave Refernce 6. RD4.

but Probably: Thomas ADDY, Private 1054, East Riding Yeomanry. Transferred to Labour Corps. Died 20th December 1918. Aged 25. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Addy, of 27 Well Lane, Beverley. Buried BEVERLEY ST. MARTIN'S CEMETERY, BEVERLEY, Yorkshire. Church of England Section: Plot 118. Grave 15.

BLUNSOM

Fred

Private 52644, 12th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 22nd March 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Bubwith, enlisted Howden, resident Elvington. Formerly 169831 Royal Army Service Copers. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

BRABBS

George Percy

Private 21937, 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire. Killed in action 23rd July 1916 in France & Flanders. Born Bubwith, enlisted Selby, resident Bubwith. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 C.

BROWN

Herbert

Private G/93109, 24th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 3rd October 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 36. Born, resident and enlisted Selby. Son of Thomas and Eliza Brown, of Foggathorpe, Selby. Formerly 3604, N.T. Buried in ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 37.

CLARK Frank
Private 114274, 51st Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 29th July 1919. Born 1900. Son of James and Mary Alice (nee Cox) Clark. Buried in COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, Cologne, Germany. Plot I. Row F. Grave 7.

DALTRY

Thomas [Tom]

Private 38265, 1/5th (Territorial Force) Battalion, York & Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 23. Born Bubwith, enlisted Howden. Son of James and Mary Daltry, of Highfield, Bubwith, Selby, Yorks; brother of John below. Formerly 24653, East Yorkshire Regiment. Buried in YORK CEMETERY, HASPRES, Nord, France. Row A Grave 13.

DALTRY

John George

Private 44150, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th August 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 17. Born Bubwith, enlisted Howden, resident Bubwith. Son of James and Mary Daltry, of Highfield, Bubwith, Selby, Yorks; brother of Tom above. Formerly 24652 East Yorkshire Regiment. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4.

DOYLE

Richard

Acting Corporal 3/6437, 6th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th September 1917. Aged 42. Born and enlisted Sunderland. Son of the late Thomas and Jane Doyle. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 52 to 54 and 162A.

DUNN

Charles Clifford

Private 34618, 9th Service Battalion, York & Lancashire. Killed in action 30th June 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Snaith, enlisted Beverley, resident Selby. Formerly 19417, East Yorkshire Regiment. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 36 and 55.

FENTON

John William

Private 3194, 1/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd September 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 22. Enlisted York, resident Bubwith. Husband of Lily Fenton, of Bubwith, Selby, Yorks. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D.

FINES

George William

Private 47995, 15th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment.) Died 23rd November 1915. Aged 26. Born 16th July 1889 in Blacktoft, Yorkshire. Farmer by trade. Single man. Son of the late Charles and Jane Fines of Spaldington, Yorkshire. Enlisted aged 25 years. height 5 feet 9 inches, girth 37½ inches, complexion medium, eyes grey, hair light brown; religion Church of England. Enlisted and passed fit 28th May 1915 at Military Camp, Niagara, Canada. Buried in WULVERGHEM-LINDENHOEK ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 23. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3091 - 5

HOLMES

William

Private 53110, 52nd Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Died 12th February 1917 in United Kingdom. Born Spaldington, enlisted Howden. Formerly 23889 East Yorkshire Regiment. Buried in the south part of ST PETER CHURCHYARD, HOWDEN, Yorkshire.

HUBY

Herbert

Private 34164, 15th Battalion, Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 3rd May 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Bubwith, enlisted Leeds. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.

LEETHAM

Samuel

Private 3/16192, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Wounds 19th August 1916 at Home. Aged 36. Born Howden, enlisted Howden. Son of Matthew and Jane Leetham of Spaldington, Yorkshire; husband of Gertrude Leetham of Grove House, Waterside, Rawcliffe, Goole. Buried in north west part of ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, BUBWITH, Yorkshire. Grave 43

LIVSEY

Charles Sydney

Private 21085, 10th Battalion, Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 33. Born Barlow, enlisted York. Son of William and Elizabeth Livsey; husband of Elizabeth Livsey, of Main St., Bubwith, Selby. Buried in FRICOURT NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Row C. Grave 17.

MOWTHORPE

Fred

Private M2/202197, 780th Mechanical Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps. Died 28th November 1917 in Balkans. Aged 25. Born Londesborough, enlisted Sheffield, resident Goole. Son of James and Elizabeth Mowthorpe, of 130, Weatherall St., Boothferry Rd., Goole. Yorks. Buried in MIKRA BRITISH CEMETERY, KALAMARIA, Greece. Grave 1650.

OLIVER

George Herbert

Driver 1073, 2nd Northumberland Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 6th June 1916. Aged 23. Son of William and Annie Mary Oliver. Buried in South-East part of ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, HOLME-UPON-SPALDING MOOR, Yorkshire. [Not listed on SDGW CD]

PRATT

Walter [Riley]

Gunner 37223, H.Q. IX. Corps Heavy Artillery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 13 November 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mrs. Emily Martha Pratt, of The Mulberries, Bubwith, Selby, Yorks. In the 1911 census he was living with his widowed mother, Emily Martha Pratt, aged 18, born Riccall, Yorkshire, resident Park View, Riccall, Yorkshire. Buried in BUSIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 34.

SHUTTLEWOOD

Harry

Corporal 242624, 1/6th Battalion, Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th October 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 25. Born Roydon, Essex, enlisted Selby. Son of Harry and Emily Shuttlewood, of High St., Roydon, Ware, Essex; husband of Nellie Shuttlewood, of Main St., Bubwith, Selby, Yorks. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 42 to 47 and 162

SUTTLE

Walter Edward

Private 3/8559, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died 7th May 1915. Aged 21. Born Lackford, Suffolk, enlsited Bury St Edmunds. Son of Samuel and Ellen Suttle, of Breighton, Selby, Yorks. Buried in WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot 1. Row G. Grave 3A.

TOES

Richard

No further information currently available

WILLIAMS

Ernest

Private 21938, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire. Killed in action 30th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Born Bubwith, enlisted Selby, resident Bubwith. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 47 to 48 and 163A.

WITTY

Henry

Private 17920, 6th Battalion, East Yorkshire. Died 13th May 1917. Buried in north west part of ALL SAINTS CHURCHYARD, BUBWITH, Yorkshire. Grave 37. [Not listed on SDGW]

WHITTAKER

Ernest

possibly Ernest WHITAKER, Lance Corporal 10177, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born and enlisted Leeds. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D.

1939-1945

CLARK

Kenneth Lynch

Sergeant (Pilot) 748437, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17th April 1941. Aged 22. Son of Alfred William and Mabel Louise Clark of Goole. Buried in Bubwith Churchyard. Grave 100

COE

Robert Ernest

Flight Sergeant 511807, Royal Air Force. Died 30th September 1945. Aged 34. Buried in Bubwith churchyard, right of path.

CRAVEN

Douglas

Leading Seaman D/JX 148902, H.M.S. Prince of Wales, Royal Navy. Died 10th December 1941. Aged 20. Son of George and Elsie May Craven of Bubwith. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 45, Column 3.

DANBY

Reginald G

No further information currently available

GIBB

Charles

Fourth Engineer Officer, M.V. Jedmoor (London), Merchant Navy. Died 16th September 1941. Aged 25. Son of James Edward & Maggie Gibb of Bubwith. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London. Panel 59.

SCRIVENER

Eric

No further information currently

SMITH

Peter

No further information currently

Buried in the churchyard and not on memorial

CORFE

Dudley Anstruther

Sergeant 411124, Royal Australian Air Force. Died 18th January 1943. Aged 29. Son of Dr. Anstruther John Corfe and Bertha Campbell Corfe, of Inverell, New South Wales, Australia. B.A., LL.B. Buried BUBWITH (ALL SAINTS) Churchyard. Grave Location Area C-J49.

HOPKINSON

Douglas Arthur

Son of Louisa Ann & James Garlech Hopkinson: husband of Blanche Hopkinson, of 50, Thomas St., Hull. - killed in action in France. Commemorated on the CAMBRAI Memorial, LOUERVAL. Not found on CWGC or SDGW.

JOY

David Graham

Sergeant 591, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in Action. Commemorated at YPRES (MENIN GATE) Memorial and also commemorated in BUBWITH CHURCHYARD. Grave Location Area C-R43

KEARNS

John Howard

Flight Lieutenant 400804, Royal Australian Air Force. Died 26th January 1943. Aged 33. Son of Howard James Kearns and Mabel Beatrice Kearns; husband of Elizabeth Lyle Kearns, of East Camberwell, Victoria, Australia. Buried in BUBWITH CHURCHYARD. Grave 96.

SHIPPIN

William

Sergeant 591, 5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds in action. Son of John James & Frances Shippin. Commemorated on grave in BUBWITH Churchyard. Grave Location Area C-P20.

Note: There is only one William SHIPPIN listed on the CWGC and the SDGW - William SHIPPIN, Private 32/125, 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 16th April 1917. Aged 28. Enlisted Ripon. Son of Frances and the late John James Shippin, of 5, Wilson St., West Hartlepool, Co. Durham. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 30.

WITTY

Frederick

Rifleman 201026, 8th Battalion, Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died 14th November 1920. Aged 28. Born Willitoft. Son of George and Jane Witty, of Allberries Cottage, Holme Upon On Spalding Moor, Yorkshire Buried in Bubwith Churchyard. North-West Part Grave 39

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