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HEXTHORPE WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for World War 1 & 2
Compiled and Copyright © Martin Edwards 2012
Extra information Mal Murray.

The memorial is to be found in the grounds of St Jude's Church, Hexthrope Road, Hexthorpe. It takes the form of a stone cross mounted on a stepped plinth with marble tablets inset into the plinth containing gilt leteering for the inscriptions. There are 106 names for World War 1 and 30 for World War 2. The memorial was unveiled circa 1920.

Photograph from an old postcard

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN MEMORY OF THE
HEXTHORPE MEN WHO
GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WARS
1914-1919
1939-1945

1914-1919

ALLISON J
Private - Infantry
ANDREWS Thomas
Private 235672, 13th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 23 March 1918. Aged 26. Born Balby, Doncaster, enlisted Doncaster, resident Hexthorpe. Son of Abijah James and Emily Annie Andrews, of Doncaster; husband of Selina Andrews, of 61, Mangham Quarry, Parkgate, nr. Rotherham, Yorks. Formerly 2405, Yorkshire Dragoons. Buried in BAC-DU-SUD BRITISH CEMETERY, BAILLEULVAL, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row B. Grave 16.
ATKINSON Horace
Sapper 99206, 224th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 25 September 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Doncaster. Son of William-Atkinson, of 4, Beaconsfield Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 8 and 162.
ATKINSON William Henry
Sailors' Messman, S.S. Ribston (London). Died 16 July 1917. Aged 28. Son of William and Eliza Atkinson (nee Wilkinson), of 70, Ellesher Avenue, Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Born at Stockton-on-Tees. No known grave. Commemorated on TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London.
ATTEWELL G
Private - Infantry
BATES John
Sapper 478149, 456th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds 18 October 1917. Aged 22. Enlisted Doncaster, resident Hexthorpe. Son of John and Minnie Bates, of 3, Bridge Street, Doncaster. Buried in NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row C. Grave 9.
BATTLE Thomas
Private G/15676, 11th Battalion, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Died of wounds 26 March 1918. Aged 35. Born, resident and enlisted Doncaster. Husband of Eliza Agnes Battle, of 16, John St., Lincoln, formerly of 91, Stone Close Avenue, Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Formerly 47439, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXXI. Row J. Grave 23.
BEAUCHAMP W F
Private - Infantry
BELK W
Sapper - Royal Engineers
BERESFORD Harry N
Ship's Corporal 1st Class 117236, H.M.S. Formidable, Royal Navy. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 1 January 1915. Aged 47. Trade Pensioner. Born 18 May 1866 at Longton, Staffordshire. Husband of Clara Beresford, of 104, Ramsden Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster formerly 23, Nicholson Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 9.
BISBY H
Gunner - Royal Field Artillery
BLACKBURN A
Private - Infantry
BOTTERILL W H
Private - Infantry
BRADLEY William
Lance Corporal 95177, Royal Fusiliers posted 2/4th Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action 1 September 1918. Born Malton, enlisted Doncaster, resident Hexthorpe. Formerly 18054, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3.
BRAITHWAIT H A
Private - Infantry
BROOKS H
Private - Infantry
BURDASS F
Sapper - Royal Engineers
BURNS E G
Able Seaman - Royal Navy
BURTON M
Private - Infantry
CHADWICK C W
Private - Infantry
COLPUS Fred
[Spelt COLPUSS on memorial] Private 235578, 13th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 23 November 1917. Enlisted Doncaster, resident Hexthorpe. Formerly 3892, Yorkshire Dragoons. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 5.
COUPE Bernard
[Spelt COUP on memorial] Private 81432, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 25 September 1917. Aged 23. Born Hexthorpe, enlisted Doncaster. on of Charles and Annie Frances Coupe, of 2, Ramsden Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Formerly 2527, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Buried in HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IXA. Row E. Grave 2.
COWLING A T
Sapper - Royal Engineers
CUTTS Herbert
Private 12/1992, 12th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 16 August 1917. Aged 19. Born Rotherham, enlisted Farnley Camp. Son of George and Ellen Cutts, of 5, Ramsden Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row J. Grave 1.
DANBY W C
Private - Infantry
EASTGATE G
Private - Infantry
ELLIS Ernest
Sergeant 12/1514, 12th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 13 April 1918. Born Rugby, enlisted Doncaster. Brother of George Ellis, of 13, Old Hexthorpe, Doncaster. His brother Arthur also fell. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 8.
ELWIS A
Able Seaman - Royal Navy
FEATON Thomas Fletcher
Private 1876, 1/5th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 26 July 1915. Aged 19. Born Barlow, enlisted Doncaster. Son of Mrs. Mary E. Pawson, of 9, Flewitt St., Hexthorpe Rd., Doncaster. Buried in TALANA FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row F. Grave 5.
FIRTH Tom Perry
Private 32089, 8th (Service) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 9 April 1917. Born and enlisted Doncaster. Son of Frank and Louisa Firth, of 196, Urban Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Formerly 4044, Yorkshire Dragoons. Buried in RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row L. Grave 8.
FRANKS George Phomfras
Private 44538, 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 5 October 1918. Born Barnoldswick, enlisted Doncaster, resident Hexthorpe. Son of William Phomfras Franks and Lucy Franks, of The Poplars, Cantley Lane, Bessacar, Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4.
FULLER R
Sergeant - Infantry
GLEADHALL W
Sergeant - Infantry
GOODWIN John
Private 17184, 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Died of wounds 14 August 1916. Aged 20. Born and enlisted Doncaster. Son of Francis Leonard and Annie Goodwin, of 5, Sheardown St., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row B. Grave 137.
GREENHAM A E
Private - Infantry
HALL H D
PO - Royal Navy
HARDY Ralph Norton
Gunner 140685, 49th Battery, 40th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 7 December 1917. Aged 21. Born and enlisted Doncaster. Son of George and Faith Hardy, of 39, Ellerker Avenue, Hexthorpe Rd., Doncaster. Buried in FAVREUIL BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row D. Grave 45.
HAWKSWORTH C F
Private - Infantry
HEATON Henry
Sergeant 2193, 7th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers. Killed in action 16 August 1915. Aged 28. Born and enlisted Doncaster. Entered the Gallipoli Theatre of Operations on 9 July 1915 Only son of Harriet Heaton and the late George Heaton of, 51, Shady Side, Hexthorpe, Doncaster, Yorkshire; next of kin on Medal Index Card shown as ““Mrs. E. Macleod, 15 Fridgley Terrace, Woodham Street, Leeds”. The 1911 English Census shows a Henry Heaton (Born Doncaster, married, aged 24) residing with his widowed mother, Harriet (aged 68) at, No. 51, Shady Side, Hexthorpe, Doncaster; he stated on the Census that he had been married two years. The Heaton family was shown on the 1901 Census (residing at, No. 51, Shady Side, Hexthorpe, Doncaster.) as follows; George (Carpenter, aged 59) and Harriet (aged 58) and their son Henry (aged 14). No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 185 to 190.
HEMSTOCK John Robert
Private 37757, 2th Labour Company, Northamptonshire Regiment, transferred to (199236) 746th Area Employment Company, Labour Corps. Died 25 August 1917. Aged 36. Son of Elizabeth Hempstock, of 130, Urban Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY NO.3, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row C. Grave 3.
HOULT Alfred
[Spelt HOLT on memorial] Able Seaman Tyneside Z/4583, Drake Battalion. Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 4 December 1915. Aged 17. Born 16 April 1897. A Wagon Builder. Son of Albert and Annie Hoult, of 59, Stone Close Avenue, Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Enlisted 19 May 1915. Draft for MEF 9 September 1915, joined Drake Battalion 21 September 1915-4 December 1915. Discharged Dead (to 1st (RN) Field Ambulance 19 October 1915. (Pick wound in right hand). Buried in REDOUBT CEMETERY, HELLES, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Special Memorial Section A. Grave 165.
HOPKINSON R
Private - Infantry
HOWSE Herbert [Samuel]
Sapper 1260, 1st (West Riding) Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action at Gallipoli 2 June 1915. Aged 25. Enlisted Sheffield, resident Doncaster. Son of Mrs. Mary Howse, of 87, Urban Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 23 to 25 or 325 to 328.
HUNT A W
Sergeant - Infantry
HUTTON C E
Sergeant - Infantry
IRESON P
Gunner - Royal Field Artillery
JACKSON S B
Private - Infantry
JACQUES Cyril
Private 19952, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 21. Born Hexthorpe, enlisted Doncaster. Son of the late James and Mary Jacques. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 11 C and 12 A.
JOHNSON Harold Stanley
Private 9076, 2nd Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died of wounds 29 March 1915. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Doncaster. Son of Thomas and Emma Johnson, of 124, Shady Side, Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Enlisted February 1909. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 3 and 4.
KEATES Charles Harold
Private 204202, 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 8 June 1918. Born and resident Hexthorpe, enlisted Bridlington. Formerly 3230, Yorkshire Dragoons. Buried in CAYEUX MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 20.
KENNINGTON Arthur
Acting Corporal 16365, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 10 December 1915. Born hexthorpe, enlisted Doncaster. Buried in BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, NORD, Nord, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 122.
KENNINGTON Charles Henry
Lance Corporal 11936, 13th Hussars. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 5 March 1917. Born and enlisted Doncaster, resident Hexthorpe. Buried in BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XI. Row F. Grave 15.
KIRTLAND [Francis] Harold
Private 269308, 1/7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Killed in action 4 October 1917. Aged 20. Born Thorpe Salvin, Nottinghamshire, enlisted Doncaster. Son of Charles and Frances Kirtland, of 7, Salisbury Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Formerly 3113, Nottinghamshire S.R. Yeomanry. Buried in PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row U. Grave 3.
KNIGHTON J
Private - Infantry
KNOTT Frederick John
Trooper 2185, Household Battalion. Died of wounds 14 May 1917. Born, resident and enlisted Doncaster. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Knott, of 57, Stone Close Avenue, Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY, ETRUN, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row G. Grave 36.
LAURENCE Arthur Barker
Private PLY/36(S), Plymouth Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Missing presumed killed in action 'Y' Beach, Gallipoli, 25-26 April 1915 [CWGC states 3 May 1915]. Aged 20 [18 CWGC]. Son of Frank and Alice Mary Laurence, of 11, Lindum St., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Ex-Private King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry), enlisted in 7th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry at Doncaster 9 September 1914 aged 19 years 7 months and transferred to Plymouth Short-Service RMLI 16 September 1914. With Plymouth Battalion MEF 6 February 1915 until Discharged Dead. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey. Panel 2 to 7.
LAURENCE William Edwin
Private 203764, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 9 July 1917. Aged 26. Born Hexthorpe, enlisted Doncaster. Son of William and Elizabeth Laurence, of 30, Urban Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row D. Grave 36.
LEACH F
Lieutenant - Infantry
LEDGER Harry
Private 22400, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 24 August 1917. Aged 35. Born Sheffield, enlisted Doncaster. Husband of Annie Ledger, of 28, Bridge St., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 108 to 111.
LIST A
Sapper - Royal Engineers
MARSH, M.M. George Henry
Private 61919, 1/8th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 27 September 1918. Aged 19. Born Ragnall, near Newark, enlisted Doncaster. Son of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Stansfield. Awarded the Military Medal (M.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 4.
MEANWELL G H
Private
METCALF B A
Private
NEALE F E
Sapper - Royal Engineers
PASHLEY G
Private
PEARCE Albert
Acting Corporal 18236, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 17 September 1916. Aged 33. Born Hexthorpe, enlisted Doncaster. Son of Albert and Sarah Pearce, of Doncaster. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Plot I. Row D. Grave 32.
PEARSON W
Private
PEASE H
Private
PEASE P P
Private
PETCH Frederick C
Able Seaman Tyneside Z/4687, Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 24 June 1916. Aged 21. Born 10 January 1895. Son of James Henry and Emma Petch, of 77, Urban Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in TRANCHEE DE MECKNES CEMETERY, AIX-NOULETTE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 13.
PINDER H
Private
PINKERTON S
Private
PITCHFORTH P C
Signaller - Royal Navy
POTTER H H
Private
RATCLIFFE William Edward
Sergeant 17387, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Died of wounds 29 September 1915. Aged 23. Born harley, Stoke-on-Trent, enlisted Doncaster. Son of William Henry and Winifred Ann Ratcliffe, of 42, Hexthorpe Rd., Doncaster, Yorks. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row G. Grave 8A.
RAYNOR H
Able Seaman - Royal Navy
REASBECK Fred
Private 49668, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 April 1918. Born and enlisted Doncaster, resident Hexthorpe. Buried in WYTSCHAETE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row B. Grave 14.
REEVE William
Gunner 154970, 199th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 28 January 1918. Born Weston, Lincolnshire, enlisted Doncaster. Husband of Ellen Reeve, of I, Mutual St., Hexthorpe, Doncaster.Buried in ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 10.
RILEY J
Private
ROBINSON Joseph
Private 28285, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 15 October 1917. Aged 28. Born Ranskill, Nottinghamshire, enlisted Doncaster. Husband of Ethel Johnson (formerly Robinson), of 5, Shady Side, Hexthorpe, Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 108 to 111.
SEAMAN George Arthur
Stoker 1st Class SS/110145, H.M.S. Bulwark, Royal Navy. Died 26 November 1914. Aged 21. Born Doncaster 3 August 1892. Husband of Hilda Renshaw (formerly Seaman), of 21, Oakland Terrace, Edlington, Doncaster. Native of Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 4.
SENIOR Arthur
Gunner 72509, 19th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died 13 October 1918. Aged 33. Born and resident Doncaster. Son of Arthur and Emma Senior, of 24, Denison Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in HAUTMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row B. Grave 28.
SETON John
Private S/12149, 14th Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Killed in action 24 November 1917. Born Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire, enlisted Doncaster. Son of Serjt. G. Seton (R.E.), and Mary Seton, of 70, Stoneclose Avenue, Hexthorpe, Doncaster, Yorks. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 10.
SHIMELDS Henry Birkett
[SDGW shows his forenames as Harry Bertie] Gunner 122318, "D" Battery, 165th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 10 November 1918. Aged 24. Born Doncaster, enlisted Norwich. Son of Newbold and Betsy Shimelds, of 121, Urban Rd., Doncaster, Yorks. Buried in LES BARAQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, SANGATTE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 1A.
SKINNER George
Private 25943, 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Killed in action 22 October 1917. Aged 33. Born and resident Doncaster, enlisted Bradford. Son of Elizabeth Skinner, of 6, Ellerker Avenue, Hexthorpe Rd., Doncaster, and the late Richard Skinner. Formerly 121006, Royal Horse and Field Artillery. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 68 to 70 and 162 and 162A.
SLACK Leonard S
Leading Seaman Tyneside Z/2342, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Missing, later reported killed in action, 13 November 1916. Born 3 May 1883. Husband of Sybil Slack, 25 Hexthorpe Rd., Doncaster. Clerk by trade. Enlisted 12 December 1914. Assigned Collingwood Battalion, 'C' Company, 3rd Platoon, 4 March 1915-4 June 1915 - wounded, rejoined Collingwood Battalion 5 June 1915, transferred to Anson Battalion 8 June 1915 until Discharged Dead. Buried in ANCRE BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL, Somme, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 15.
SMITH Ernest
Able Seaman (H.G.) Tyneside Z/4723, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 10 November 1918. Son of John Hanson Smith, 25, Salisbury Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot II. Row E. Grave 24.
SNOW T
Private
SOAN P
Private
STABLES A
Private
STOCKS E
Private
THOMPSON C
Private
TORR Charles
Lance Corporal 18197, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 29 June 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Doncaster. Son of Charles and Eliza Torr, of 75, Urban Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Enclosure No. 2 Plot VI. Row A. Grave 83.
UFFINDALL William
Private 20134, 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died 10 August 1917. Aged 35. Son of William and Annie Uffindall, of 47, Mutual St., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 33.
WAITE Percy [Frederic]
Private 202286, 6/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Died 31 July 1917. Aged 35. Husband of E. Waite, of 32, Salisbury Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot XVI. Row J. Grave 10A.
WALL A
Private
WALTON [James] Arthur
Lance Corporal 14838, 12th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 3 March 1916. Aged 28. Born Hexthorpe, enlisted Seaforth. resident Doncaster. Son of Arthur and Eliza Walton, of 9, South Villa, Foundry Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row B. Grave 2.
WELLS S B
Sergeant - Infantry
WHEATLEY Edgar Llewellyn
Able Seaman Tyneside Z/7191, Drake Battalion. Royal Naval Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action 18 July 1917. Aged 22. Born 8 May 1895. A Brass-caster. Son of William and Annie Helena Wheatley, of 134, Urban Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Enlisted 25 August 1915. Draft for BEF 18 May 1917, joined Drake Battalion 15 June 1917 until Discharged Dead. Buried in ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY, ARLEUX-EN-GOHELLE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 23.
WHITLEY John Robert
Private 16935, 9th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Aged 25. Born and enlisted Doncaster. Son of Robert and Mary Ann Whitley, of 2, Travis Row, Hexthorpe, Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 14 A and 14 B.
WHITLEY T H
Private
WHITTLE H
Private
WILLIAMS H
Private
WILSON S R
Sergeant - Infantry
WINDSOR Arthur
Private 17/1425, 17th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Died 30 July 1915. Aged 20. Son of Alfred and Maria Windsor, of 70, Ramsden Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, Somme, France. Plot IX. Row R. Grave 5.
WINDSOR Joseph
Lance Corporal 18601, 6th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died 32 August 1915. Aged 23. Son of Alfred and Maria Windsor, of 70, Ramsden Rd., Hexthorpe, Doncaster. Buried in GREEN HILL CEMETERY, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Plot II. Row D. Grave 25.
1939-1945
ADAMS C
F/Sgt - Royal Air Force
BEASTALL Thomas Stanley
Second Lieutenant, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Died 15 August 1944. Aged 24. Buried in ROSE HILL CEMETERY, DONCASTER. Section B. Grave 374.
BOYD J
Gunner - R.A.
BRANTON Roy
Gunner 1504850, 122 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 29 November 1944. Aged 26. Son of George Wallace Branton and Florence Branton, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 2. Row K. Grave 34.
BURTON Smauel Charles
Gunner 851421, 28 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 6 June 1942. Aged 26. Son of Samuel Charles and Agnes Burton, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. Buried in KNIGHTSBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY, ACROMA, Libya. Plot 3. Row E. Grave 22.
COLLINS [Alfred] Eric
Trooper 409508, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 17 June 1940. Aged 24. Son of Frederick and Jessie Collins, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France. Column 1.
CROCKER Benjamin Bilton
Petty Officer D/JX 165727, H.M.S. Rawalpindi, Royal Navy. Died 23 November 1939. Aged 43. Husband of Maria Crocker, of Doncaster, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 33, Column 1.
CROWCROFT Charles Lever
Aircraftman 2nd Class (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) 650296, Royal Air Force. Died 16 May 1940. Buried in DONCASTER HYDE PARK CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Section K.X. Grave 28.
DAWSON Victor Roy
Telegraphist C/JX 203283, H.M.S. Jupiter, Royal Navy. Died 27 February 1942. Aged 18. Son of Fred and Blanche Evelyn Dawson, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 59, Column 2.
DENNY A J
AB - Royal Navy - No further information currently available
FLINDERS Ronald
Bombardier 847807, 11 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 1 December 1944. Aged 29. Son of Thomas and Ellen Flinders, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ATHENS MEMORIAL, Greece. Face 2.
FLINDERS Thomas
Gunner 853304, 9 Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 5 March 1943. Aged 25. Son of Thomas and Ellen Flinders, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Kranji War Cemetery, Kranji, Singapore. Column 18.
FONE Albert
[Listed as KOYLI on memorial] Private 4691095, 73 Company Auxiliary Military, Pioneer Corps. Died 17 June 1940. Aged 25. Son of William Henry and Hilda Fone, of Intake, Doncaster, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France. Column 151.
GILLVRAY Ernest Kenneth
Trooper 14367612, 4th Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C. Died 12 July 1944. Aged 20. Son of Ernest and Elise May Gillvray, of Balby, Doncaster, Yorkshire. Buried in FOIANO DELLA CHIANA WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot II. Row F. Grave 8.
HARLINGTON Carl
Sergeant 1430143, 150 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 24 October 1943. Aged 22. on of Walster and Ruby W. Harlington, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. Buried in ROME WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot II. Row E. Grave 11.
HIGHAM C
Trooper - Horse Guards
HOLMES C
Gunner - R.A.
HORSFIELD C
Lance Corporal - A.S.H.
HOWLETT Geoffrey
Able Seaman C/JX 378376, H.M. Machine Gun Boat 646, Royal Navy. Died 18 June 1944. Aged 20. Son of William and Edith Howlett, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. Buried in BARI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 11.
MADNER J
Gunner - R.A.
MAILE Albert William
Sapper 410276, 10 Railway Construction and Operating Company, Royal Engineers. Died 22 March 1942. Aged 23. Son of William and Gertrude Maile; husband of Elsie Maile, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. Buried in HALFAYA SOLLUM WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 7. Row F. Grave 7.
McGLORE Albert
Private4542120, 1st Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Died 6 May 1943. Aged 27. Son of Arthur and Mary Ann McGlone, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. Buried in MASSICAULT WAR CEMETERY, Tunisia. Plot I. Row A. Grave 17.
PEPPER George Phillip
Trooper 7893919, 4th Queen's Own Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps. Died between 26 and 27 April 1941. Aged 26. Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Pepper, of Doncaster, Yorkshire; husband of D. Pepper, of Hexthorpe, Doncaster. No known grave. Commemorated on ATHENS MEMORIAL, Greece. Face 1.
REID S D
Sapper - Royal Engineers
ROUND EDWARD
Aircraftman 1st Class 639550, 215 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 5 September 1942. Aged 23. Son of George and Alice Round, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. Buried in MADRAS (ST. MARY'S) CEMETERY, CHENNAI, India. Plot 19. Grave 48.
SCARGALL F R
Sergeant - Royal Air Force
SIMMONDS [Sydney] Roy
Trooper 14352396, 22nd Dragoons, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 8 August 1944. Aged 20. Son of Ernest and Florence Simmonds, of Hexthorpe, Yorkshire. Buried in HERMANVILLE WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Plot 2. Row F. Grave 10.
TERRY G H
Private - K.O.S.B.
WELLS William
Pilot Officer 177936, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 12 August 1944. Aged 22. Son of Arthur add Jessie Wells, of Hexthorpe. Buried in DONCASTER HYDE PARK CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Section T. Grave 155A.
WESTERN Ralph Charles
Petty Officer Sick Berth D/MX 47283, H.M.S. Glorious, Royal Navy. Died 8 June 1940. Aged 31. Son of Henry Charles and Rose Ruth Western; husband of Audrey Phyllis Alice Western, of Bridgend, Devon. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 42, Column 1.

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