BRIDGE WAR MEMORIAL
World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Michael Peck 2009
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.
Copyright © Michael Peck 2009
FOR THE REPOSE OF
THE SOULS OF
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
OF THIS CONGREGATION
WHO FELL IN THE WAR 1914 – 1918
Egton Bridge connection - NOT on memorial.
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.
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.
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.
27 August, 2017