Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
The Fighting Cousins,
- Frank & Samuel Maltby

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Chris Weekes, <>, a great nephew of Frank Maltby, has researched the careers of Frank, - and his cousin Samuel, in the Yorkshire Regiment in the First World War. Frank lost his life in the conflict, though Samuel survided (after being made a Prisoner of War. The description of the background and careers of the two Maltby cousins, below, is a result of this research. THis account has been broken down into sequential "chapters", which can be selected from the links below.


Cambridgeshire Library Services Mill Road, Cambridge

Danby Bill 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment website

Ely Cathedral

Gigardet, Jacques and Litho Duclos ‘Somewhere on the Western Front Arras 1914-1918’
Degorge Editions France 2007 Pages 71 to 83

Green Howards’ Gazette

Green Howards Regimental Museum Richmond, Yorkshire UK

Guildhall Cambridge

Hart Paul ‘1918 A Very British Victory’ Phoenix Books 2008 Pages 236, 247, 266 & 280

Long, Long, Trail website

Mapping the Front CD WFA / IWM

Michelin Map 301 Local

National Archives Kew London UK , Medal Index cards, Medal Rolls, War Diary 5th
Battalion Yorkshire Regiment WO95/2836

Nicholl Edward Yorkshire Regiment WW1 website

Nicholls Jonathan ‘Cheerful Sacrifice--- The Battle of Arras’ Pen and Sword Books 2007.
Pages 189 and 191.

Reed Paul Old Front Line Research Service

Reed Paul ‘Walking Arras’ Pen and Sword Books 2007 Pages 165 to 188

Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 – 1919 data base

Wellington Tunnel, Arras

Wylly H.C. ‘The Green Howards in the Great War’ The Naval and Military Press 2007
Pages 156 to 168.

Wyrall Everard ‘The Fiftieth Division 1914-1919’ The Naval and Military Press
Pages 135 to 227 and 250 to 350.

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