Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion

GREAT AYTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Michael Peck 2009

There are three forms of memorial within Great Ayton, the first is to be found in All Saints Churchyard, Low Green, Great Ayton, Hambleton, North Yorkshire. This memorial takes the form of a Celtic cross with bosses set on a tapering shaft and a stepped plinth, the front face of which has the dedicaton and names; the whole is set on four rough hewn steps. There are 45 names listed for World War 1 and 17 for World War 2. There is a dedicatory stained glass window within the church for those who gave their lives in World War 2. In the church chapel is a set of dedicatory panels.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Peck 2009

IN PROUD AND LOVING MEMORY
OF THE
MEN OF AYTON
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR HONOUR AND LIBERTY
1914 - 1919

ARUNDEL P W R
Philip Walter Rivers Arundel. Lieutenant, Royal Air Force. 43 Squadron. Born 1897 and died 8th August 1918. Son of (the late) Frank Rivers and Alice Kate Arundel of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Arras Flying Services Memorial.
BAINES J N
Joseph Nichols Baines. Private 3456. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 9th May 1917, aged 21 years. Son of John William and Mary Jane Baines of Mount Pleasant, Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Great Ayton Cemetery. E.R.15.
BOTTOMLEY A
Alert Bottomley. Gunner 209313. D Battery, 315th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 21st October 1917, aged 29 years. Son of John and Elizabeth Bottomley of Ayton, husband of Elsie Bottomley of High Street, Great Ayton, Yorks. Enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated La Clytte Military Cemetery. III.F.2.
BROADLEY S S
Samuel Sprentall Bradley. Gunner RMA/15500, Royal Marine Artillery. Artillery H Q (Eastney). Died 6th December 1919, aged 21 years. Son of Mr and Mrs G S Broadley of Great Ayton, Yorks. Husband of Alma E Broadley of 52 Burwash Road, Plumstead, KEN. Commemorated Plumstead Cemetery. B.563.
BROWN B
Bernard Brown. Private 11191. D Company, 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 22nd August 1915, aged 22 years. Son of John William and Rosanna Brown of High Street, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Kildale, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 55 to 58.
COATES O
John Oscar Coates. Gunner 77663. 119th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 30th October 1917. Son of Harry and Amelia Coates of Great Ayton, Yorks. Born 1887 Gilling, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated White House Cemetery. II.D.2.
COCKERILL L
Leslie Van Cockerill. Private 32681. 5th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 12th April 1918, aged 19 years. Son of H M and F E Cockerill of The Green, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Great Ayton, Yorks, enlisted Newcastle on Tyne, NBL and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Pernes British Cemetery. I.A.32.
COCKERILL W
William Cockerill. Sergeant 200403. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd January 1918. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Tyne Cot Cemetery. I.A.24.
CRAIG J I
James Irwin Craig. Rifleman R/40766. 11th Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, formerly 21706 Royal Flying Corps. Died of wounds Egypt 5th November 1917. Son of Irwin and Elizabeth Craig. Husband of Lizzie Craig of East View, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born and enlisted Guisborough, resident Middlesbrough, Yorks. Commemorated Deir El Belah War Cemetery. B.97.
CROSBY A B L
Arthur Barnard Lifford Crosby. Second Lieutenant. 5th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 24th April 1917, aged 22 years. Son of Hugh Stowell and Alice Louisa Crosby of Corton Denham, DOR. Born Norton, Stockton on Tees, DUR. Commemorated Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery. X.C.5.
CROSBY T H S
Timothy Hugh Stowell Crosby. Lieutenant. 1st Aircraft Depot, Royal Flying Corps, formerly 5th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Died 3rd February 1918, aged 19 years. Son of Hugh Stowell and Alice Louisa Crosby of Corton Denham, DOR. Born Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery. IV.F.52.
DAVIES S
Samuel Davies on Chapel Memorial.

Possibly Samuel Davies. Private 3/8769. 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April 1915. Born Marske, enlisted Stokesley and resident Guisborough, Yorks. Commemorated Le Touret Memorial. Panel 12.
DAWSON J
John Dawson. Private 235134. 5th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 23rd April 1917. Son of Mr W Dawson of Great Ayton, Yorks. Enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Wancourt British Cemetery. V.C.3.
DIXON H E
Henry Einar Dixon. Private A4059. 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Born 29th January 1888 and died 19th September 1916. Son of George and Martha Ann Dixon of Chiltern Croft, Wendover,BKM, late of Sawrey, CUL. Member of Society of Friends. Commemorated Contay British Cemetery. I.C.25.
ETHERINGTON R
Richard Etherington on Chapel Memorial.

SDGW has Richard Etherington. Lance Corporal 200411. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 14th February 1917. Enlisted Stokesley and resident Howden le Wear, Yorks.
No trace of this soldier on CWGC, but one only R Etherington of Yorkshire Regiment identified as casualty and soldier below would appear to be same man, Possibly transferred battalion.

CWGC has R Etherington. Lance Corporal 2055. 1st Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 14th February 1917. Commemorated Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery. II.D.12.
FEATHERSTONE H
Harry Featherstone. Driver 182298. D Battery, 83rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 25th April 1918, aged 40 years. Husband of Isabel Featherstone of 8 Cliffe Terrace, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Broughton and enlisted Stokesley, Yorks. Commemorated Noyon New British Cemetery. II.E.9.
GRAYSON C
Charlesworth Grayson. Private 13142. B Company. 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th November 1915, aged 21 years. Son of Isaac and Sarah Ann Grayson of High Street, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Ayton, enlisted Middlesbrough and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated X Farm Cemetery. E.21.
GRIERSON D
Dennis Grierson. Corporal 201559. 4th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders. Killed in action between 20th and 23rd November 1917. Born Great Ayton, Yorks and enlisted Dingwall, Scotland. Commemorated Cambrai Memorial. Panel 10.
HINDMARSH W
William Hindmarsh. Private 201684. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 22nd April 1917. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Stokesley and resident Middlesbrough, Yorks. Commemorated Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery. IX.A.6.
HODGSON G
George Hodgson. Private 11366. 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 7th August 1915. Born West Runton, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 55 to 58.
HODGSON J
James Hodgson. Private 3637. 1/1st Yorkshire Dragoons Yeomanry (Queens Own). Died 20th December 1915, aged 26 years. Son of James and Jane Ann Hodgson of Kirklevington, Yorks. Enlisted Harrogate and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Abbeville Communal Cemetery. III.D.11.
HOPPER W
William Hopper. Private 12212. 8th Battalion, Border Regiment. Died home 8th March 1915, aged 21 years. Son of William and (the late) Mary Jane Hopper of 12 Cliffe Terrace, Great Ayton, Yorks. Enlisted Middlesbrough and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Great Ayton Cemetery. H.L.C.3.
JOHNSON L
Lawrence A Johnson, second forename unknown. Private 11365. 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action Gallipoli 21st August 1915. Born Ayton, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Helles Memorial. Panel 55 to 58.
JOHNSON T B
Possibly Thomas Johnson. Private 203166. 2nd Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, formerly 5306 Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd March 1918, aged 25 years. Son of William and Mary Johnson of High Street, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Great Ayton and enlisted Stokesley, Yorks. Commemorated Queant Road Cemetery, Buissy. VI.G.13.
KEARON C R
Charles Kearon. Private 31/49. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 23rd July 1916, aged 19 years. Only son of Mrs Sarah Ellen Kearon of 8 Cliffe Terrace, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Ormesby and enlisted Scotton, Yorks. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 10B, 11B and 12B.
LAMBERT F
Frank Lambert. Driver T4/159783. No: 1 Company, 56th Div Train, Army Service Corps. Died 19th December 1918, aged 30 years. Husband of Hilda A Lambert of 6 Bradleys Terrace, Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Great Ayton Cemetery. D.O.C.14.
LAMBERT W
William Lambert. Driver 71731. A Battery, 112th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 14th September 1916, aged 24 years. Son of Sarah Lambert of 1 Roseberry Terrace, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Great Ayton and enlisted Middlesbrough, Yorks. Commemorated Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension. I.H.6.
ORD J
John Ord. Gunner. 1st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 24th October 1918. Born Nunthorpe, enlisted Middlesbrough and resident Ryehill, Nunsthorpe, Yorks. Commemorated St Sever Cemetery Extension. S.11.FF.15.
ORD W
William Ord. Private 2470. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 24th May 1915. Born Nunthorpe, enlisted Northallerton and resident Ryehill, Yorks. Commemorated Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Panel 33.
PEACOCK J I
John Isaac Peacock. Pioneer 118506. 7th Labour Battalion, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 21st July 1916, aged 47 years. Son of Isaac and Carmelia Peacock. Husband of Emily Peacock of Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Farndale, Yorks, enlisted London (Where unspecified) and resident Middlesbrough, Yorks. Commemorated Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. VIII.A.33.
PEARSON E
Edward Pearson. Private 2201. Y Company, 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 15th September 1915. Son of Paul and (the late) Jane Constance Pearson of Fairview, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Ploegsteert Memorial. Panel 4.
REED J J
John Joe Read on other records. Lance Corporal 157935. 18th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 24th September 1916, aged 36 years. Son of James Latham and Phyllis Read of Hill House, Little Ayton, Yorks. Born Liverton Mines, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Vermelles British Cemetery. V.D.2.
ROBINSON T W S
Thomas William Seales Robinson. Private 62139. 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action8th November 1918. Son of Thomas W Robinson of Rye Hill Cottage, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Darlington, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Noyelles-Sur-Sambre Communal Cemetery.
RUMBELLOW G
Gilbert Rumbellow. Private 3520. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 14th February 1916, aged 25 years. Son of John S Rumbellow of Station Road, North Ferriby, Yorks. Enlisted Richmond, Yorks. Commemorated Railway Dugouts Burial Ground. III.B.1.
SMITH R
Robert Smith on Chapel Memorial but unable to identify and no further information.
STOKIL T R
Thomas Richard Stokil. Private 35636. 10th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 2225 Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th August 1917. Enlisted Northallerton, Yorks. Commemorated Croisilles British Cemetery. I.B.24.
SURTEES H
Harold Surtees. Lance Corporal 200407. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 10th April 1918, aged 26 years. Son of (the late) Thomas Ralph Surtees and Ann E Jackson (formerly Surtees). Husband of Sarah Surtees of Waterfall Terrace, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Ayton, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Haverskerque British Cemetery. E.14.
THEOBALD R
Robert Theobald. Private 4464. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th July 1916. Enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery. L.39.
TREMBATH W A
William Arthur Trembath. Private 241802. 2/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 26th September 1917, aged 20 years. Son of Arthur and Mary Ann Trembath of 5 Tel El Kebur Road, Sunderlad, DUR. Born Loftus, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 35 to 37 and 162 to 162A.
WEST M
Matthew West. Gunner 34217. B Battery, 86th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 24th July 1916. Born Middlesbrough and enlisted Stokesley, Yorks. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 1A and 8A.
WILDMAN C
Charles Wildman. Private 200477. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 25th June 1918. Born Bedford, BDF, enlisted Stokesley, Yorks and resident Bletsoe, BDF. Commemorated Hautmont Communal Cemetery. V.A.10.
WILKS AE
Arthur Edward Wilks. Private 1126. 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th February 1916, aged 21 years. Son of Alfred Edward and Hannah Elizabeth Wilks of Cliff Terrace, Great Ayton, Yorks. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Maple Copse Cemetery. Sp Mem F.14.
WILKS W E
William Wilks. Private 320045. 20th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 19th April 1918, aged 34 years. Son of John Thomas and Jane Ellen Wilks of Melbourne Terrace, Great Ayton, Yorks. Enlisted Middlesbrough and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 128 to 131 and 162 and 162A.
WILSON H
Herbert Wilson. Private G/6660. 6th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action 23rd February 1916, aged 20 years. Son of Thomas and Kate Wilson of 210 Victoria Road, Middlesbrough, Yorks. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Loos Memorial. Panel 15 to 19.
WISE E
Edwin Wise. Private 38931. 2nd Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 3rd October 1918, aged 19 years. Son of John W and Elizabeth A Wise of Home Farm Cottage, Nunthorpe, Yorks. Born Bilsdale and enlisted Stokesley, Yorks. Commemorated Sequehart British Cemetery No: 1. A.52.
IN
HONOURED MEMORY
OF THESE
MEN OF AYTON
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES

IN THE WAR
1939 - 1945
BULMAN A
Albert Bulman. Gunner 14376582. 13 Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 2nd May 1945, aged 20 years. Son of Robert William and Margaret Bulman of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Hamburg Cemetery. 8A.E.5.
DALE S
Sergeant 651852, Royal Air Force. 83 Squadron. Died 15th November 1940, aged 20 years. Son of John Robert and Isabel Dale of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Runnymede Memorial. Panel 13.
DAWSON T
Possibly Thomas Edward Dawson. Fireman, Merchant Navy. SS ‘Emerald’ (Glasgow). Died 31st January 1944, aged 33 years. Son of John and Laura Hannah Dawson. Husband of Teresa Elizabeth Dawson of Middlesbrough, Yorks. Commemorated Tower Hill Memorial. Panel 37.
FIDLER G M
George Marley Fidler. Squadron Leader (Pilot) 34219, Royal Air Force. 607 Squadron. Died 19th May 1940, aged 27 years. Son of George and Christiana Gertrude Fidler of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Bachy Communal Cemetery.
GREEN R
Unable to identify and no further information.
KITCHING A H
Alfred Harold Kitching. Captain 74026. 1st Battalion, Glider Pilot Regiment, Army Air Corps. Died 14th July 1943, aged 23 years. Son of Colonel Harold Edward Kitching MBE and Dora Josephine Evelyn Kitching of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Catania War Cemetery, Sicily. IV.C.31.
LACK E
Ernest Lack. Private 3602853. 1st (Airborne) Battalion, Border Regiment. Died 9th July 1943, aged 23 years. Son of Ernest and Martha Lack of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Cassino Memorial. Panel 7.
LIDDLE G S
Possibly George Liddle. Donkeyman, Merchant Navy. SS ‘Eston’ (London). Died 28th January 1940, aged 63 years. Husband of Elizabeth Liddle of Middlesbrough, Yorks. Commemorated Tower Hill Memorial. Panel 48.
MUDD K
Kenneth Johnson Mudd. Cabin Boy, Merchant Navy. SS ‘Fellside’ (Newcastle on Tyne). Died 17th July 1940, aged 16 years. Son of Mrs A E Mudd of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Tower Hill Memorial. Panel 49.
NEWTON K
Possibly Kenneth Newton. Private 5889007. 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died between 24th and 25th December 1943, aged 27 years. Son of John and Jane Newton. Husband of F Newton of Whitby, Yorks. Commemorated Medjez-El-Bab Memorial. Face 25.
PORRITT J
Possibly Joseph Allan Porritt. Private 4392510. 4th Battalion, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment). Died 31st July 1942, aged 22 years. Son of Danvers and Gladys Porritt of Middlesbrough, Yorks. Commemorated Bari War Cemetery. VI.D.31.
REVELEY R H
Ronald Hornsey Reveley, Musician RMB/X440, Royal Marine Band. HMS ‘Cornwall’. Died 5th April 1942. Son of Herbert and Nellie Reveley of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Portsmouth Naval Memorial. Panel 70. Column 3.
SIGSWORTH G
George Sigsworth. Sergeant 519458, Royal Air Force. 30 Squadron. Died 18th December 1940, aged 25 years. Son of John and Florence Annie Sigsworth of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Alamein Memorial. Column 240.
SILLARS G C
Geoffrey Clifford Sillars. Captain 197737. 193 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 20th September 1944, aged 24 years. Son of Ralph Gordon and Nancy Clifford Sillars. Husband of Pamela Sillars of Louth, LIN. Commemorated Gradara War Cemetery. II.D.25.
STEEL M R
Matthew Reginald Steel. Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross, Territorial Decoration. Lieutenant Colonel 21923. Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment). Died 19th August 1941. Son of William and Agnes Steel. Husband of Nancy Steel of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Great Ayton Cemetery. Section K. Grave 22.
STEVENS K
Kenneth Stevens. Private 14437905. 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died 12th August 1944, aged 19 years. Son of John Henry and Sarah Elizabeth Stevens of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Banneville-La Campagne War Cemetery. XI.B.6.
THOMPSON A E
Albert Edwin Thompson. Rifleman 14375619. 6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Died 3rd November 1944, aged 20 years. Son of Albert Edward and Eva Thompson of Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Bergan-Op-Zoom War Cemetery. 10.B.6.
FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
Internal Chapel.
ETERNAL
REST GRANT
UNTO THEM
O LORD
Left Panel:
ESTO FIDELUS
USQUE AD MORTEM
BROWN Bernard
DAVIES Samuel
DIXON Clive
Not on external memorial.
Possibly Clive MacDonnell Dixon. Major. 16th (Queens) Lancers. Died 5th November 1914, aged 44 years. Son of Sir Raylton and Lady Dixon of Gunnergate Hall, Marton (which unspecified). Husband of Lillian Margaret Dixon of Chapelgarth, Great Broughton, Yorks. Commemorated Nieuwkerke Churchyard.
DIXON Henry Einar
GRAYSON Charlesworth
HODGSON George
HODGSON James
HOPPER William
JOHNSON Lawrence
JOHNSON Thomas Binlow
KEARON Charles Robert
LAMBERT William
LEGGE Robert Ernest
Not on external memorial.
Possibly Robert Ernest Legge. Private 437650. 14th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment). Born 19th September 1892 Manitoba, Canada and died 7th September 1916. Son of Robert Ernest and Florence Legge of The Nook, Orford, Warrington, CHS. Attestation in 1915 has parents at 45 Grovesnor Terrace, York, Yorks. Commemorated Pozieres Cemetery. III.M.32.
ORD William
PEACOCK John Isaac
PEARSON Ernest
REED John Joseph
RUMBELLOW Gilbert
SMITH Robert
THEOBALD Robert
WEST Matthew
WILKS Arthur Edward
WILSON Herbert
Centre Panel:
ECCE AGNUS
DEI
Right Panel:
EL DABO
TIBI CORONAM
VITAE
ARUNDEL Philip Walter Rivers
BAINES Joseph Nicholls
BOTTOMLEY Albert
BRADLEY Samuel Sprentall
COATES Oscar
COCKERILL Leslie
COCKERILL William
CRAIG James Irwin
CROSBY Arthur Bernard Lifford
CROSBY Timothy Hugh Stowell
DAWSON John
ETHERINGTON Richard
FEATHERSTONE Harry
GRIERSON Dennis
HINDMARSH William
LAMBERT Frank
ORD John
ROBINSON Thomas William Scales
STOKIL Thomas Richard
SURTEES Harold
TREMBATH William Arthur
WILDMAN Charles
WILKS William Edward
WISE Edwin
AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE ONTO THEM
Window.
1939 1945
BRIDGES A E
Not on external memorial.

Alfred Edward Bridges. Sergeant 4385140. 3 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 9th January 1944, aged 37 years. Son of Alfred and Edith Mabel Bridges. Husband of Edith Ann Bridges of Marske, Yorks. Commemorated Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. 4.D.67.
BULMAN A
DALE S
DAWSON T
FIDLER G M
GREEN R
KITCHING A H
LACK E
LIDDLE G S
MUDD K
NEWTON K
PORRITT J
REVELEY R H
SIGSWORTH G
SILLARS G C
STEEL M R
STEVENS K
THOMPSON A E
Nunquam non fidelis
Known Great Ayton Connection – NOT on memorials.
BRADLEY John Thomas
Private 2538. 5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 30th July 1915, aged 23 years. Son of Robert John and Ann Bradley of 20 Roseberry Crescent, Thornaby on Tees, Yorks. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Stockton on Tees and resident Thornaby on Tees, Yorks. Commemorated Strand Military Cemetery. IX.H.2.
DAVISON Harry Watson
Warrant Officer Class I (Regimental Sergeant Major) 9099. 10th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died of wounds 11th September 1916, aged 38 years. Son of Robert and Hannah Davison of Great Ayton, Yorks. Husband of Madge Davison of 220 Eastbourne Avenue, Gateshead, DUR. Born Great Ayton, Yorks, enlisted Barnard Castle, DUR and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Abbeville Communal Cemetery. VI.K.18.
DUFFY Thomas
Military Medal. Private 8875. 8th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 11th July 1916, aged 38 years. Son of (the late) John and Mary Duffy of Liscosker, Co Mayo, Ireland. Born Great Ayton, Yorks, enlisted Aldershot, HAM and resident Kilkelly, Co Mayo, Ireland. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 3A and 3D.
GRIERSON Walter
Corporal 45808. 89th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 30th September 1917. Born Great Ayton and enlisted Redcar, Yorks. Commemorated Kandahar Farm Cemetery. II.G.27.
HAYTON Thomas
Rifleman 267877. 7th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1917. Born Great Ayton and enlisted York, Yorks. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 42 to 47 and 162.
HORNER Cyril William
Private 26641. 10th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 5th August 1917. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Northallerton and resident Morton on Swale, Yorks. Commemorated Cojeul British Cemetery. E.1.
HUGILL Fred
Private 31646. 12th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 11th February 1917, aged 25 years. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Hugill. Born Great Ayton, Yorks, enlisted Bishop Auckland and resident Weardale, DUR. Commemorated Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery. XI.A.15.
JARVIS Percy
Private 39018. 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1917, aged 20 years. Son of William and Ann Jarvis of 4 Wards Terrace, Acomb, Yorks. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Guisborough and resident Copmanthorpe, Yorks. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 52 to 54 and 162A.
MARLEY Walter
Private 29479. 2/4th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. Killed in action Egypt 24th November 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Thomas and Margaret Marley of 7 Elmswood Road, Eaglesfield, DUR. Born Great Ayton, Yorks and enlisted Darlington, DUR. Commemorated Jerusalem War Cemetery. B.88.
RUSSELL William
Private 46345. 13th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds 19th May 1918, aged 19 years. Son of George and Sarah Mary Russell of 14 Scarth Street, Lingdale, Yorks. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Richmond and resident Lotus in Cleveland (?), Yorks. Commemorated Hamburg Cemetery. IV.C.15.
SHIPPEY Thomas
Private 28987. 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 7th October 1916. Born Staithes, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 14A and 15C.
TAYLOR Robert
Private 27198. 15th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 16th September 1916. Born Middlesbrough, enlisted Stokesley and resident Great Ayton, Yorks. Commemorated Thiepval Memorial. Pier and Face 14A and 15C.
WOOD Ernest
Private 15599. 3rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers attached 10th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, formerly 66606 Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 2nd August 1917, aged 22 years. Son of George and Margaret Wood of 42 Station Road, Billingham, DUR. Born Great Ayton, Yorks, enlisted Stockton on Tees and resident Billingham, DUR. Commemorated Karasouli Military Cemetery. A.72.
WOOLNOUGH Nelson
Private 36934. 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd December 1917, aged 21 years. Nephew of E Cripps of 2 Bellevue Terrace, Marske, Yorks. Born Great Ayton, enlisted Redcar and resident Marske, Yorks. Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial. Panel 47 to 48 and 163A.

Last updated 28 August, 2017

Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Main page
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Copyright © Roll-of-Honour.com 2002-
Email: rollofhonour@ntlworld.com