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HEALAUGH - WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for World War 1 & Other
Compiled and copyright © Michael Booker 2004
additional information Janet Graves

The war memorial is to be found inside the church of St John the Baptist in Healaugh.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Booker 2004

1914 - 1919
To the Glory of God, and in memory of

BROOKSBANK

Stamp

[Memorial lists him as 2nd Battalion, SDGW lists him as Lieutenant] Captain, 3rd Battlion, Alexandra Princess Of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 26th September 1915. Age 28. Son of Sir Edward Clitherow Brooksbank, 1st Baronet, of Healaugh Manor, Tadcaster, and of Dame Katherine Graham Brooksbank. Brother of Hugh Geoffrey below. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 44 and 45.

BROOKSBANK

Hugh Geoffrey

[Memorial lists him as Lieutenant, CWGC lists him as Hugh Godfrey] Second Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, Alexandra Princess Of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 16th December 1914. Age 21. Son of Sir Edward Clitheroe Brooksbank, 1st Baronet, of Healaugh, Tadcaster, Yorks, and of Dame Katherine Graham Brooksbank. Brother of Stamp above. Buried at North of West end of Church in ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCHYARD, HEALAUGH, Yorkshire.

BENSON

George

Lance Corporal 15080, 12th Battalion, Prince of Wale's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 17th August 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 22. Born Healaugh, enlisted York. Son of Arthur Benson, of Barwick-in-Elmet, Leeds. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D.

BLACKER

Harold

Lance Corporal 23102, 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 21st October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Born Healaugh, enlisted York. Son of Mr. A. J. and Mrs. F. Blacker, of 2/4, Bishopthorpe Rd., York. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 108 to 111.

POOLE

Ralph

[Listed on memorial as 2nd Battalion] Trooper 345, 2nd LHM Gunner Squadron late 7th Battalion, Australian Light Horse. Died of wounds 20th November 1917. Age 22. Enlisted The Rock, New South Wales, Australia. Son of John and Kate Poole, of Healaugh, Tadcaster, Yorks. Buried in PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Grave F. 44. See Australian Roll of Honour Database.

STUTTARD

William James

[Listed as Trooper, 18th Hussars on memorial] Private 55316, 9th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds 20th April 1918 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Born Healaugh, enlisted York. Son of Arthur Edward and Gertrude Stuttard, of Healaugh Manor, Tadcaster, Yorks. Buried in HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row E. Grave 11.

SMITH

Charlie

[Spelt Charley on SDGW] Private 24051, 1st Battalion, Northumberand Fusliers. Died of wounds 19th May 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 31. Born Healaugh, enlisted York. Son of John and Elizabeth Smith, of Healaugh, Tadcaster, Yorks. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD), Nord, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 5.

SMITH

Fred

Private 35529, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 9th April 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 36. Born Healaugh, enlisted Harrogate. Son of John and Elisabeth Smith, of Healaugh, Tadcaster; husband of L. Smith, of Newton-on-Ouse, York. Formerly 33145, West Yorkshire Regiment. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 7.

TATE

Frank

[Cannot locate details on CWGC] Private 13040, 22nd Battalion, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 30th September 1917 in France & Flanders. Aged 40. Born Healaugh, enlisted Tadcaster. Son of Richard and Elizabeth Tate, of Healaugh, Tadcaster, Yorkshire. Formerly 31399, 16th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment and also 26671, West Yorkshire Regiment. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, Poperinge, Belgium, XXXIV. B. 16.

DARNTON

John William

Able Seaman J/47427, H.M.S. "Britannia", Royal Navy. Died 9th November 1918. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 29.

Other Conflicts

BROOKSBANK

William Stafford

Lieutenant and Adjutant, 19th (The 1st Yorkshire North Riding) Regiment of Foot. Died at Banagalore, India 18th June 1891. Age 27. 5th son of Edward Brooksbank; brother of Laura Sophia (1861-1887), Benjamin Heywood (7th son, 1883-1884) and Stamp (3rd son, 1860-1884).

9 October 2004

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