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FRYSTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Bill Henderson 2008

The memorial is situated in St. Peter's Churchyard (church now demolished), Fryston. It takes the form of a plain stone Latin cross on a tapering shaft on a two-tiered plinth and a square two-stepped base. There are 37 names for World War 1 and none for World War 2.

Photographs Copyright © Bill Henderson 2008

THE
GREAT
WAR
1914
1918

ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE
THE MEN OF FRYSTON, WHO GAVE
THEIR ALL FOR GOD, KING & COUNTRY

ALLEN  

E

Pte 14587 'D Coy, 2nd Bn Duke Of Wellington's ( West Riding Regt), 19 years Died 6/5/1915, Son of Isiah and Anne Allen of 12, Brook Street, Fryston. Buried Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, (Nord) Grave 11.A.132

BANKS

No further information currently available

BEST

A

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BRADLEY

B

Pte 5/21543 8th Bn Seaforth Highlanders, 24 years, Died  29/7/1918, the son of Mr & Mrs Bradley, of 835, Mcdermott Ave, Winipeg, Canada.  Born Fryston, Yorks.   Buried Senlis French National Cemetery, Grave Q    11.A.  31

BURNS DCM 

R

probably  L/Cpl 14761 , 11th Bn West Yorkshire Regt(Prince of Wales Own), Died 4/7/1916.  Commemorated Thiepval Memorial Pier And Face 2a  2c And 2d

BURY 

A

Cpl 14768 11th Bn West Yorkshire Regt( Prince of Wales Own),  34 Years, Died 22//7/1917, Husband of Maud Bury, Of 3, Park Dale, Airedale, Buried Fryston (St Peter's) Churchyard.

BUTTERFIELD DCM.  

H

Bombadier 20686 'B' Bty 106 Bde, Royal Field Artillery, 27 years Died 16/6/1917, son of Jowe and Rebecca Butterfield of Quarry Drive, New Fryston. Buried Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Ypres, Grave 1.M.16

DAVIES

No further information currently available

HULME  

Pte 35491 1st/4th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Lightinfantry, Died 30/4/1918, Son of Mrs Jane Hulme, late of Fryston,  Buried Grootebeek British Cemetery, Grave E.15

KRIENS

J  D 

Rifleman 15839  2nd/7th Bn West Yorkshire Regt ( Prince of Wales Own), 36 years Died  28/3/1918, husband of Harriet Astbury ( formerly Kriens), of 15, New North Street, Fryston. Buried Gommecourt British Cemetery Number 2, Hebuterne, Grave V.  H. 28

LAWRENCE

J

No further information currently available

LODGE

R

Pte 3886 1st/5th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 19 Years, Died  14/11/1915, son of William and Mary Lodge of Water Fryston. Buried Bard Cottage Cemetery, Grave 1.G.12

PASHLEY  

L

Pte 77496  22nd Bn. Durham Light Infantry Died 26/4/1918.  Commemorated Pozieres Memorial Panel 68-72

PERRY

C H

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PIPER

E

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RICHARDS  

Pte 59190 'B'coy 10th Bn East Yorkshire Regt., 20 Yrs. Died 29/9/1918, Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Ann Richards, of 42, North Street,  Fryston.  Buried  Underhill Farm Cemetery, Belgium, Grave D 58

ROBINSON

Pte 41261 13th Bn East Lancashire Regt., 21 Years, Died 1/10/1918, Son of James A and Margaret A Robinson of  The Bay Horse, Fairburn, Ferrybridge.  Native Of Fryston

RODGERS

No further information currently available

ROPER MM

Petty Officer Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Drake Btn, Royal Naval Division, Died 30/12/1917, Buried Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, Grave V. C. 8

ROSS

B

probably Private 241227 1st/4th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Died 30/4/1918, Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 108 - 111

ROSS

J  

No further information currently available

ROTHERFORTH MM. 

E

Sgt 95101, Royal Fusiliers, 2nd/4th Bn London Regiment 9 Royal Fusiliers)  32 Years, Died 28/8/1918, son of William Rotherforth, Smith St., Fryston, husband of  Eliza Ann Rotherforth of 30, Bnorth Street, Fryston, Buried Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt, Grave 11.D.5

SKINNER

No further information currently available

STIRLING

A

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STONE

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SWIFT

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TIMBRELL 

W

probably Pte 12/1215 'C' Coy, 12th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 32 years Died  13/4/1918, son of The Late Joseph and Sarah Timbrell.  Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial, Panel 8

WARNE 

C

probably   Pte 17283 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regt., (Prince of Wales Own) Died 17/9/1916.  Commemorated Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 2a,  2c  And 2d.

WATTS  

A

Pte 30122 4th /5th Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regt., East Surrey Regt, 18 years, Died 26/10/1917. Son Of Emily Watts of 305 Fryston Road, Airedale.  Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial Panel 102-104

WHETTON 

Sapper 236089 Royal Engineers, 29 years, Died 15/10/1918, son Of James and Alice Whetton of 1 Park Dale, Airedale. Born Fryston. Buried Fryston St Peter's Churchyard.

WHITFIELD

S

No further information currently available

WHITTAMORE

No further information currently available

WILLIAMSON

T

probably Pte 29388 12th Labour Btn Labour Corps, Lancashire Regt, 39 Years, Died  26/9/1917, son of George and Mary Eliza Williamson, of  Castleford. Buried Bard Farm Cemetery, Grave 111.H.19

WRIGHT

S

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