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EGTON BRIDGE WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Michael Peck 2009

The Egton Bridge War Memorial is to be found on on the terrace outside St Hedda's Terrace, St Hedda Catholic Church, Egton Bridge, Whitby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. It was unveiled 5 February 1921. There are nine names listed for World War 1 although we have included some extra names here.

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1914-1918

PRAY FOR THE REPOSE OF
THE SOULS OF

BENNISON C
Joseph Cyril Benninson. Private 17459. 8th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 16405 Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 1st October 1918, aged 23 years. Son of William and Mary Bennison of Egton Bridge, Yorks. Born Egton, enlisted Whitby and resident Grosmont, Yorks. Commemorated Ribecourt Road Cemetery. I.A.8.
GLENN D
Daniel Patrick Glenn. Lance Corporal 15763. 1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Died home 31st March 1918, aged 27 years. Son of Patrick and Mary Ann Glenn of Bradford, Yorks. Born Egton Bridge and enlisted Whitby, Yorks. Commemorated Egton Cemetery.
HARRISON Edmund
Pioneer 214461. 3rd Battalion, Spec Brigade, Royal Engineers, formerly 32120 King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 27th February 1917. Husband of C A Harrison of Egton Bridge, Yorks. Born Egton, enlisted Whitby and resident Grosmont, Yorks. Commemorated Cite Bonjean Cemetery. III.F.18.
HODGMAN Thomas
Private 41805. 2/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918, aged 25 years. Son of Thomas and Ann Hodgman of 49 Baxtergate, Whitby, Yorks. Husband of Jane Hodgman of Grosmont, Yorks. Born and enlisted Whitby, resident Grosmont, Yorks. Also served Gallipoli and Egypt. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 3 and 4.
JEFFERSON J
Possibly James Jefferson. Private 10067. 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th March 1915. Born Glaisdale, enlisted Scarborough and resident Loftus, Yorks. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 12.
MOORE J
James Leo Moore. Private 12395. 13th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 24th November 1917. Born Egton Bridge, enlisted Whitby and resident Egton Bridge, Yorks. Commemorated Cambrai Memorial. Panel 5.
PEARSON William
Bombardier 37817. A battery, 107th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 18th August 1916, aged 24 years. Son of William and Margaret Pearson of Red House Farm, Egton Bridge, Yorks. Born and enlisted Whitby, Yorks. Commemorated Dantzig Alley British Cemetery. VII.E.4.
WALKER F
Possibly Fred Walker. Driver 50574. 24th Div Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 25th March 1918. Born and enlisted Whitby, Yorks. Commemorated Pozieres Memorial. Panel 7 to 10.
WALKER John
Private 250694. 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, formerly 28681 Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th November 1916. Born Egton, enlisted Hinderwell and resident Egton, Yorks. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 14A and 15C.
MEMBERS OF THIS CONGREGATION
WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914 – 1918
R.I.P.
Known Egton Bridge connection - NOT on memorial.
DEIGHTON Joseph
Private 30680. 55th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 22440 Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 13th April 1918. Born Egton Bridge, Yorks and enlisted West Hartlepool, DUR. Commemorated Pernes British Cemetery. I.A.17.
HARRISON Brian Isaac
Rifleman C/1089. 16th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 10th June 1916, aged 21 years. Son of Thomas and Alice Harrison of 45 Victoria Embankment, Darlington, DUR. Brother of Slater Harrison. Born Egton Bridge, Yorks and enlisted Darlington, DUR. Commemorated Bethune Town Cemetery. V.E.11.
HARRISON Slater
Rifleman R/14682. 8th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 3rd May 1917, aged 20 years. Son of Thomas and Alice Harrison of 45 Victoria Embankment, Darlington, DUR. Brother of Brain Isaac Harrison. Born Egton Bridge, Yorks and enlisted Darlington, DUR. Commemorated Arras Memorial. Bay 7.

Last updated 27 August, 2017

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