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STAITHES, RUNSWICK BAY, HINDERWELL AND PORT MULGRAVE WAR MEMORIAL

Detailed information for World War 1 & 2
Compiled and Copyright © Photographs & information Michael Booker;
Transcription and research Janet Graves 2004

The memorial is incorporated within a clock tower, built of york stone.

Photograph Copyright © Michael Booker 2004

1914-1918

ADAMS

Robert N.
Private 37886, 10th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died 19th July, 1917. Age 23. Son of Law Adams and Margaret Ellen Adams, of High Street, Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Buried in the La Targette British Cemetery Neuville-St. Vaast, France, I. F. 6.

BARRETT

John W.
No further information currently

BILLAM

William
Private 18687, 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 1st July, 1916. Age 22. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Billam, of Hinderwell and husband of Ada Elizabeth Billam, of Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Buried in the Dantziq Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, The Somme, France, VIII. U. 3.

BOOTH

Henry Leonard
Leading Signalman 231204, H.M.S. Commonwealth, Royal Navy. Died 16th March, 1919. Age 30. Son of Mrs. Jane Booth and husband of Elizabeth Booth, of "Inglenook," Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Buried in the Cemetery, Hinderwell, Yorkshire.

BRAKESPEARE

Alfred
No further information currently

CLARK

John C
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GILL

Thomas
Private 20844, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 27th January, 1917. Age 30. Son of Thomas and Mary Gill, of Keswick, Cumberland and husband of Isabella Gill, of Port Mulgrave, Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, The Somme, France, Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.

GOODWILL

George William
Private 15455, 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 22nd August, 1915. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, Panel 55 to 58.

HICKS

Isaac
Private 17084, 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Died 30th September, 1916. Son of James and Kezia Hicks, of 20, Long Row, Port Mulgrave, Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Buried in the Grandcourt Road Cemetery, Grandcourt, The Somme, France, B. 21.

HILL

John
No further information currently

MARSHALL

Ellis George
Private 17177, A Company, 2nd Brigade, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 25th September, 1915. Age 18. Son of Charles and Mary Marshall, of 35, Long Row, Port Mulgrave, Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Commemorated on the Loos Memorial, France, Panel 44 and 45.

MILLER

Arthur Charles
Private 32913, W Company, 4th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 12th April, 1918. Age 32. Son of Mrs. Ann Maria Miller, of Strawberry Cottage, West End, Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium, Panel 4.

MORRIS

Michael
No further information currently

READMAN

Joseph
Lance Corporal 15172, 6th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 3rd September, 1915. Age 25. Son of James Readman, of Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, Panel 55 to 58.

STEPHENSON

Herbert Rowe
Second Engineer, S. S. Treverbyn (St. Ives), Mercantile Marine. Born at Port Mulgrave, 20 November 1882. Died 3rd September, 1917. Age 34. Husband of Ada Stephenson, of Rita Cottage, Beckenham Avenue, East Boldon, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.

Note: The S. S. Treverbyn was sunk by the German navy, enroute from Russia to Manchester with a cargo of iron ore.

STEPHENSON

Edward
No further information currently

SEYMOUR

Lancelot Matthew
Rifleman S/36863. Rifle Brigade. Secondary Regiment 2nd/10th Battalion, London Regiment. Died 25th August, 1918. Age 21. Son of John and Elizabeth A. Seymour, of Cement Cottage, Port Mulgrave, Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Buried in the Bray Military Cemetery, The Somme, France, II. K. 38.

SEYMOUR

Albert J

Private 18397, 3rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Died 13th May 1915. Aged 30. Born 22nd August 1884 ijn Hinderwell. Eldest son of John and Elizabeth Seymour, of Cement Cottage, Portmulgrave, Hinderwell. Bricklayer by trade. Singleman. Enlisted and passed fit 23rd September 1914 at Valcartier, Canada, aged 30, height 5 feet 8 inches, girth 37 inches, complexion fair, eyes blue, ahir light brown; religion Wesleyan Methodist. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, Kassel, Hessen, Germany. Plot VII. Row B. Grave 5. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8788 - 21

TRATTLES

Thomas William

Private 26340, 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 5th October, 1916. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, The Somme, France, Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D.

TOSE

George H

No further information currently

TAWN

William Milton

Private 51900, 10TH Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 10th April, 1918. Age 18. Son of George and Hannah Tawn, of West End, Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium, Panel 3.

THOMPSON

Frederick W

Master, Bayreaulx, Mercantile Marine. Died 20th October, 1916. Age 31. Son of Captain W. G. Thompson and husband of Zipporah Thompson, of Meadow Fields, Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.

WATSON

Norman

No further information currently

WALKER

George E

No further information currently

WELFORD

John Joseph

Private 26155, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Possibly died of wounds 10th October, 1917. Age 20. Son of Thomas A. and Betsy A. Welford, of Port Mulgrave, Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Buried in the Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium, X. J. 19.Note: In July 1917, at the beginning of the British Offensive, groups of Casualty Clearing Stations were placed in readiness at three positions called by the troops Mendinghem, Dozinghem and Bandaghem.

PASS NOT THIS STONE IN SORROW BUT IN PRIDE
AND LIVE YOUR LIVES AS NOBLY AS THEY DIED

1939-1945

BELL

George William
Able Seaman C/SSX26733, H.M.S. Sultan, Royal Navy. Died 16th February, 1942, possibly during the evacuation of Singapore. Age 20. Son of Robert and Maria Bell, of Port Mulgrave, Yorkshire. Commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 83.

Note: H.M.S. Sultan was the main Naval base in Singapore, and was destroyed on the surrender.

BENNISON

Joseph Newton

Private 14741160, The Hallamshire Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Died 26th November, 1944. Age 18. Son of Thomas William and Sophia Bennison, of Runswick, Yorkshire. Buried in the Nederweert War Cemetery, Netherlands, I. B. 1.

CALVERT

William
No further information currently

CLENNAN

Laurence
Gunner 856861, 4th Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery. Died 30th June, 1944. Age 25.. Buried at the St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux, France, VI. A. 187.

GILLARD

Frank
Sergeant (Air Gunner) 1107618, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 21st August, 1942. Son of James and Lily Gillard, of Hinderwell, Yorkshire. Buried in the Cemetery, Hinderwell, Yorkshire, Row B3W. Grave 17.

HESELTINE

George William Edie
Private 4391094, 5th Battalion, Green Howards, Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 2nd June, 1940. Age 21. Son of George T. and Beatrice Heseltine, of Port Mulgrave, Yorkshire. Commemorated on the Dunkirk Memorial, France, Column 49.

JACKSON

Eric
No further information currently

LAWSON

Harold
No further information currently

MAINFORTH

George Robert
Possibly Private 3132973, 5th Battalion, Black Watch, Royal Highlanders. Died 28th October, 1942. Age 24. Buried in the El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt, III. G. 8.

WELFORD

Page
Sergeant (Flight Engineer) 570472, 120th Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 18th February, 1942. Age 21. Son of Page and Gertrude Welford; nephew of Edith Dunning, of Stockton-on-Tees, Co. Durham. Buried in the Cemetery, Hinderwell, Yorkshire, Plot 2E. Grave 21.

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