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World War 1 detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Martin Edwards 2014

Listed here are the surnames from the Guildhall Roll of Honour and to be also found on other memorials within the county.

Inscription on the Cambridge Guildhall World War 1 memorial
Photograph Copyright © Mary Naylor 2013
YORKE Harold [Charles]
Leading Stoker 227621, H.M.S. "Princess Irene", Royal Navy. Lost with his ship 27 May 1915 when she exploded and sank off Sheerness, Kent with the loss of 352 lives. Aged 28. Born 27 June 1887 in Cambridge. Enlisted 27 June 1905 for 12 years, an errand boy before enlisting. Height 5 feet 1½ inches, light brown hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, Son of Charles and Laura Yorke, of 86, Sturton St., Mill Road, Cambridge. Admitted to Barnwell Boys' School in 1897, resident 86, Sturton St., Mill Road, Cambridge. In the 1891 census he was aged 3, resident with his parents, Charles and Laura, in Sturton Street, Cambridge. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. panel 11. See also Cambridge St Matthew's
YORKE Stanley Gray
Private 23840, 5th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 31 December 1916. Aged 20. Born, 29 September 1896, and resident Cambridge, enlisted March, Cambridgshire. Son of Charles and Laura Yorke, of 86, Sturton St., Cambridge. Formerly 8730, Army Cyclist Corps. Admitted to Barnwell Boys' School 1903. Buried in AGNY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row Section E. Grave 26. See also Cambridge St Matthew's and also Liverpool Street Station War Memorial
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YOUNGMAN Ernest Godfrey
Private 9216, Suffolk Regiment. Died at home 2 April 1919. Aged 25. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Cambridge, a Butcher, resident with his parents, William Walter and Phoebe E Youngman, at 21, Hooper Street, Cambridge. See also Cambridge St Matthew's

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