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FEATHERSTONE HIGH SCHOOL WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Bill Henderson 2005

The memorial is in the form of a brass plaque which is situated in the reception area of Featherstone High School, Featherstone.
Photographs Copyright © Bill Henderson 2005

TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF THE OLD BOYS
OF THIS SCHOOL, WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES FOR HUMANITY
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918

ADAMSON

Elias

Private 12/246, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 1st October 1916. Aged 23 years. Son of Elias Adamson of 33, Manor Grove, Glasshoughton, Castleford. Buried Feathetstone (or North Featherstoen) Cemetery, Grave 55.30

ADAMSON

James

No further information currently available

BEDNALL

Oliver

Private 27430, 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, Died 31 July 1917. Commemorated on Menin Gate, Ypres Panel 9 and 11

BRADSHAW

Henry

Driver 99412, 'A' Battery, 57th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 18th November 1918. Aged 27 years. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Bradshaw, of 12 Mount Pleasant St., Featherstone. Buried Kirechkoi- Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Grave 474.

BRIGGS

William

No further information currently available

BRIGHTMORE

Thomas

Private 19108, 8th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 26th September 1916. Aged 21 years. Son of Thomas and Martha Brightmore, of 34, Featherstone Lane, Featherstone. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 10b, 11b and 12b

BRUMBY

Harry

Pioneer 156622, 'C' Special Company, Royal Engineers. Died 9th April 1918. Aged 20 years. Son of Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Brumby, of 8, Mount Pleasant Place, Featherstone. Buried Sally-Labourse Communal Cemetery Extension, Grave F 15

CRESSWELL

Willie

Private 202075, 4th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Died 28th May 1917. Aged 24 years. Son of Reuben and Elizabeth Cresswell, The Green, North Featherstone. Buried At Voormazeele Enclosure No.3 Grave X11.A.3

DAVIS

William

No further information currently available

DICKENSON

Frank [William]

Private 27769, 63rd Battalion., Machine Gun Corps. Died 16th June 1918. Aged 28 years. Son of William and Mary Ann Dickenson, 10, Halton Street, Featherstone. Buried Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Grave 1.M.13

ECCLES

Arthur

No further information currently available

GOULD

Albert

No further information currently available

GOULD

Joseph [William]

2nd Lt. 1st/5th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Died 13th October 1918. Aged 31 years. Son of Mr &Mrs J Gould, of 'Rockley', Featherstone, Husband of Nellie Gould, of 31, Guest Rd., Sheffield. Buried York Cemetery, Haspres, Grave A.2

GOULD

Ralph

Lance Corporal 14746, 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regientt. Died 26th September 1915. Aged 24 years. Son of Jacob and Matilda Harriet Gould, of 'Rockley, Featherstone, Commemorated On Loos Memorial Panel 31 To 34

HARRISON

Victor [Roy]

Sergeant 106254, 'E' Special Company, Royal Engineers. Died 5th October 1918. Aged 20 years. Son of Mr M F and Mrs E Harrison of 46, Rockley, Halfpenny Lane, Featherstone. Buried Haynecourt British Cemetery, Grave 111.A.2

HUGHES

Arthur

Bombardier 1519, 1st/1st (West Riding) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 1st December 1915. Aged 23 years. Son of Samuel and Edith Hughes, of 1, Lord Street, Featherstone. Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Grave 11.C.12a

JORDAN

Walter

No further information currently available

MAKIN

James

Private 58051, 5th Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died 20 July 1918. Aged 19 years. Son of Sampson and Betsy Makin, of 3, Rose Cottage, Post Office Rd, Featherstone, Commemorated Soissons Memorial

MORRITT

George

No further information currently available

MOSLEY

Harry

Private 44323, 1st/9th Battalion, Royal Scots. Died 1st August 1918. Aged 19 years. Son of Mrs T Hemmings, 1 Robin Terrace, Featherstone. Buried Raperie British Cemetery, Villemontoire, Grave 111.D.3

ROBERTS

Walter

Private 59068, 1st/5th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regt (Prince of Wales Own). Died 11th March 1918. Aged 19 years. Son of John Roberts of 20, Wakefield Road, Featherstone. Buried Perth Cemetery (China Wall) Grave V.A.19.

SCOTT

Joseph

No further information currently available

SHAW

George

Gunner 20078, 'D' Battery, 91st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 12th November 1915. Aged 22 years. Son of Herbert Shaw of Poplar Villas, Featherstone and The Late Martha Shaw. Born at Purston Jaglin. Buried At Featherstone (or North Featherstone) Cemetery, Grave 50.6

STOCKS

William Henry

Private 47133, 1st/4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 11th April 1918. Aged 21 years. Son of Mrs E A Stocks of 3, Ivy St., Featherstone, Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial Panel 2

TART

Reece

Private 46052, 7th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Died 25th March 1918. Aged 19 years. Son of Thomas Bailey Tart and Alice Ann Tart, of 31, Halton St., Featherstone, Commemorated Arras Memorial Bay 8

WARD

Wilfred

No further information currently available

WILSON

Sydney

No further information currently available

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