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FILEY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2009

The Filey town memorial is iin the form of a Memorial Arch at the entrance to the memorial gardens. The stone arch has bronze plaques attached to each of the supporting pillars listing the names of the men who gave their lives in the two world wars. The left hand column contains the names for World War 1 and the right hand column the names for World War 2. Above each column are laurel leave wreaths carved in releief containing the dates for the names listed below. The main inscription is across the top of the arch. There are 72 names for World War 1 and 53 for World War 2. There are two casulaties list post World War 2 and these are on the inside of the each column.

Photographs Copyright © Michael Booker 2009

IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF FILEY
WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE TWO WORLD WARS

1914 1918

ABBOTT

G A

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BIRCH

E W

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BRIGHT

H

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BROWN

H

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BULMER

John Webster

Sergeant T4/044570, Royal Army Service Corps. Died of wounds 29th may 1918. Born and resident Filey, enlisted Bridlington.

CAPPLEMAN

T W

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CHAPMAN

Thomas

Private 21228, 12th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 27th July 1916. Born Filey, enlisted Scarborough.

CLARK

A

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CLARK

T

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COCKERILL

G W

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COLLEY

Robert

Rifleman A/201746, 19th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 31st July 1917. Born and resident Filey, enlisted Bradford. Formerly T/306497, Royal Army Service Corps.

COLLING

George

Private 24821, 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Born and resident Filey, enlisted Beverley.

COULTAS

George

Private 59709, 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 25th November 1917. Born Filey, enlisted Chelsea. Formerly 39443, Welsh Regiment.

CRIMLISK

Harold

[Listed as CRIMLISH on SDGW] Private 41738, 6th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 27th September 1917. Born and resident Filey, enlisted Beverley. Formerly 174516, Royal Field Artillery.

CULLEY

R V

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CULLEY

T J

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DOUGLAS

George

Private 91081, 22nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 29th May 1918. Born and resident Filey, enlisted Beverley.

DUKES

Thomas William

Gunner 62734, Royal Artillery. Killed in action 7th August 1916. Enlisted West Hull, R.O., resident Filey.

DUNN

Oswald J

Lance Corporal 18/1054, 20th Battalion (Tyneside Scottish), Northumberland Fusliers. Died of wounds 30th August 1917. Born Filey, enlisted Scarborough.

ELLERKER

Herbert

Private 4433, 1/4th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 6th October 1915. Born and resident Filey, enlisted Hull.

ELLERKER

Walter Gilman

Private 54445, 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 30th November 1917. Born and enlisted Filey.

FARLINE

W

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FERRAR

Arthur

Rifleman 304754, 5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade), London Regiment. Killed in action 5th July 1918. Born Filey, enlisted Wimbledon, resident Merton.

FOX

D P

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GASH

D

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GASH

Edward

Private 29769, 10th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd AUgust 1918. Born Filey, enlisted Hull.

GLENTON

John William

lance Corporal 240346, 4th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 26th March 1918. Born Whitby, enlisted Scarborough, resident Filey.

GWYNNE

R T S

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HAGUE

Kenneth

Private 3/6931, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 1st July 1916. Born Ecclesfield, enlisted Hull, resident Filey.

HALL

A W

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HARLAND

William

Private 306216, Tank Corps. Died of wounds 17th Ocotber 1918, Born Sherburn, enlisted Filey. Formerly 1988, Durham (F), Royal Engineers.

HAXBY

Jenkinson

Lance Corporal 19795, 2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Prince of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 7th July 1916.

HEPTENSTALL

Fred

[Listed as HEPINSTALL on SDGW] Private 60430, 2/7th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 20th April 1918. Born Filey, enlisted Beverley.

HEPTON

Harry

Private 16686, 6th Battalion, Alexandra, Prince of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 5th December 1916. Born filey, enlisted Scarborough.

IRONSIDE

W S

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JENKINSON

G W

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JENKINSON

J W

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JENKINSON

Matthew Crompton

Sapper 188916, R.O.D., Royal Engineers. Died in united Kingdom 2nd December 1917. Born Filey, enlisted Sheffield.

JENKINSON

Thomas

Private 2248, 5th Battalion, Alexandra, Prince of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 25th April 1915. Born and resident Filey, enlisted Scarborough.

JOHNSON

Thomas Glaves

Private 46863, 4th (Special reserve) Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th April 1918. Born and resident Filey, enlisted Beverley.

KILLINGBECK

Thomas [Holland]

Private 17962, 9th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action in gallipoli 8th August 1915. Born London, enlisted Scarborough, resident Filey.

LAWSON

O J

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LEWIS

G

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LORRIMAN

F

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MARTIN

F

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MAJOR

Thomas Cammish

Lance Corporal 241236, 9th Battalion, Alexandra, Prince of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 6th October 1918. Born Filey, enlisted Scarborough.

MOODY

F

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NICHOLS

H

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OSBORNE

Alfred

Private 28851, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd May 1917. Born Scarborough, enlisted Filey.

OVERFIELD

Dixon

Private 41782, 6th Battalion, Alexandra, Prince of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9th October 1917. Born Hunmanby, enlisted Filey. Formerly 174599, Royal Field Artillery.

OXTOBY

J R

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PEARSON

R H

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PERRYMAN

Henry

Private 2285, 1/7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Died of wounds 5th October 1915. Born Filey, enlisted Nottingham.

POWLEY

W

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ROSSUM

G

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SAYERS

Peter C

Private 241529, 8th Battalion, Alexandra, Prince of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died 19th January 1919 in Italy. Enlisted Bridlington, resident Filey.

SCOTTER

M

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SKELTON

George William

Private 11659, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 9th May 1916. Born Filey, enlisted Hull.

SKELTON

William Richard

Private 21718, 10th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd September 1916. Born and nelisted Filey.

SOUTHWELL

E

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SOUTHWELL

W

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SPIVEY

Sam

Gunner 761365, Territorial Force, Royal Artillery. Died of wounds 26th January 1918. Born Filey, enlisted Malton.

STONEHOUSE

Albert [Charles]

Gunner 21693, Royal Artillery. Died in Egypt 19th June 1916. Born Filey, enlisted Scarborough.

STORRY

Benjamin

Private 32257, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th August 1917. Born Scarborough, enlisted Beverley, resident Filey.

TAYLOR

Fred

Private 37763, 16th (Service) Battalion (2nd Glasgow), Highland Light Infantry. Killed in action 14th April 1917. Born Filey, enlisted Dewsbury. Formerly 27456, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry).

TAYLOR

Silas

Private 24423, 2nd Battalion, King';s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Born Filey, enlisted King's Lynn, Norfolk.

TAYLOR

William

Private 307333, 1/7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Killed in action 13th April 1918. Born and resident Filey, enlisted Dewsbury. Formerly 26912, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry).

TOMBLIN

J J

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WARDE

E

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WATKINSON

Robert Jenkinson

Private G/22998, 10th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Killed in action 18th August 1917. Born Filey, enlisted and resident Hull. Formerly 08799, Royal Army Ordnance Corps.

WATKINSON

W J

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WEBB

J

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WEST

Reginald Bernard

Private 56665, 17th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 31st october 1918. Born Stanground, Northamptonshire, enlisted Peterborough, Northamptonshire, resident Filey.

1939-1945

BAILEY

C W

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BIGGINS

W

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BRADLEY

G

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CAMMISH

C G

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CAMMISH

J

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CAMMISH

J R

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CAMPLING

W C

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CAPPLEMAN

F E

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CASH

R F

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CLARK

R

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COLLEY

J B

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COLLING

W

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COLLING

W T

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COULTAS

T H

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CRANE

R S

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DOUGLAS

J

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EDWARDS

C E

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EDWARDS

G

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FARLINE

F R

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GREGORY

W

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GRICE

F

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HALIFAX

F H T

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HALL

P

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HARRISON

W E L

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HAXBY

R

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HOLLOWAY

A T

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HUNTER

E

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HUNTER

F

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HUNTER

J

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JEFFERSON

W H

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JOHNSON

J W

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LEWIS

R

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LOWREY

J C P

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MAJOR

E

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McPHERSON

J T

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MORLEY

T A

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NUNN

J J

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PARISH

J H

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PEARSON

G R

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PEARSON

T E

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POWLEY

J W

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RICKARD

J R

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RICKARD

M N J

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ROBINSON

J

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ROBINSON

R D

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SAWDON

J B

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STONEHOUSE

A C

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WATKINSON

R

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WATKINSON

W J

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WILLIAMSON

J

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WILLIS

G

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WILLIS

H

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HANNIGAN

W P

[This name was added later and was not on the original memorial] No further information currently available

ADEN 1964

DAVIS

Michael Francis

Private 23965291, B Company, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment. Killed by a rebel sniper in the Radfan 5th May 1964.

Note: 3 Para, in May 1964, were involved with counter-insurgency operations against dissident tribesmen occurred with 45 Commando in the Radfan Mountains north of Aden. The Wadi Dhubson previously considered impregnable to Europeans was taken and 200 square miles of mountainous terrain and villages dominated in an internal security operation that cost the battalion one killed and seven wounded. See ParaData for information

KOREA 1950 - 1953

MASON

P J

Private 22659573, Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding). Killed in action 28th May 1953. Aged 20. Buried in UN Memorial Cemetery, Pusan, Korea. Plot 39. Row 11. Grave 3437. Details in The Times 13th June 1953.

Last updated 10 February, 2009

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