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SUMMERBRIDGE WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Colin Mannion 2010

The Summerbridge war memorial can be found in Main Street, Summerbridge. It takes the form of a stone cross mounted on an octagonal plinth with a two-stepped base. the names and inscription are to be found on the sides of the plinth.

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THE
PARISH OF HARTWITH-CUM-WINSLEY
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914-18

BROWN James N
No further information currently available
BROWN John T
possibly John Thomas BROWN, Private 250661, 20th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action 23 September 1917. Born and resident Harrogate, enlisted Netley Bridge. Formerly R/28365, King's Royal Rifle Corps.No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 128 to 131 and 162 and 162A.
BROWN [Frank] Stephen
Private 263065, 2/4th (Hallamshire)(Territorial) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Killed in action 12 September 1918. Aged 21. Enlisted Harrogate. Son of Frank Brown, of New York, Summer Bridge, Harrogate, Yorks, and the late Rebecca Brown. Formerly 2807, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 9.
CASSELLS Andrew
Private 38073, 1/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 9 October 1917. Aged 22. Born Liverpool, enlisted Harrogate. Son of Jane Cassells, of High Row, Summer Bridge, Harrogate, and the late Andrew Cassells. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 42 to 47 and 162.
DAWSON William
Sergeant 6324, 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 16 October 1916. Aged 31. Born Thirsk, enlisted York. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Dawson; husband of Polly Dawson, of Summerbridge, Harrogate. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D.
FRYER Smith
Private 2200, 1/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own 9Westb Yorkshire Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 7 April 1915. Aged 20. Born Smelthouse, Harrogate, enlisted Harrogate. Son of the late John and Elizabeth Fryer. Buried in the west part of ST. JUDE CHURCHYARD, HARTWITH, Yorkshire.
GRANGE Joseph
No further information currently available
HAITHWAITE Albert
No further information currently available
HENSON John
No further information currently available
KIRKLEY Edward
Private 2790, 1st West Riding Divisional Cyclist Company, Army Cyclist Corps. Died in United Kingdom 4 October 1916. Enlisted Knaresborough. Formerly 2790, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, DACRE, Yorkshire.
LUMLEY, MM George
Rifleman 201544, 8th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 2 September 1918. Aged 22. Born Birstwith, enlisted Harrogate. Son of George Whitley Lumley and Polly Lumley, of Hartwith, Harrogate. Awarded the Military medal (M.M.). Buried in VAULX HILL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row K. Grave 19.
PULLAN Charles Maxwell

Second Lieutenant, 2nd West Riding Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed 22 March 1917 [SDGW states killed not killed in action]. Aged 20. Son of John Green Pullan and Laura Pullan, of "The Laurels", Summerbridge, Harrogate. Buried in MORY ABBEY MILITARY CEMETERY, MORY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot V. Row D. Grave 26.

Note: The Max Pullan Playing Field lies between the villages of Dacre Banks and Summerbridge alongside the River Nidd, in the heart of Nidderdale, some 11 miles to the north west of Harrogate in North Yorkshire. The field was given to the local community by Jack Pullan in memory of his son Max who died in the first world war.

ROBINSON Fred
Private 65557, 3rd Battalion, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 19 July 1918. Aged 25. Born New York, Yorkshire [SDGW] or Summerbridge [CWGC], enlisted York, resident Summerbridge. Only son of Richard and Mary Robinson. Buried in HOLY TRINITY CHURCHYARD, DACRE, Yorkshire.
SCATCHARD Thomas Arthur
[Listed as SEATCHARD on SDGW] Private 24730, 12th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1917. Born Summerbridge, enlisted Harrogate. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.
SMITH Percy
No further information currently available
WEST Arthur
Private 38061, 15th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1917. Born Summerbridge, enlisted Harrogate. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 4.
1939-45
BREWSTER John
No further information currently available
HARRISON John Sedgwick
[Listed on memorial as John Sedwrick Harrison] Corporal 523085, 30 Squadron, Royal Air Force. Died 31 May 1941. Son of William T. and Maud Harrison; stepson of Mrs. C. Harrison, of Harrogate, Yorkshire. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 244.
PAXTON James
Lance Corporal 4751519, 8th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died 26 September 1944. Aged 28. Son of Thomas Hall Paxton and Mary Paxton; husband of Winifred Mary Paxton, of Summerbridge, Yorkshire. Buried in AREZZO WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot V. Row B. Grave 30.

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