Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Bishop Wilton (St. Edith) Churchyard, East Yorks
Bishop Wilton (St. Edith) Churchyard, contains 2 burials from the First World War. The two burials are both brothers, one of whom was a soldier who served with the Yorkshire Regiment.
We are very grateful to Don Acton, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for providing the photograph of the headstone that markrs the grave of the two brothers, as well as of the churchyard and War Memorial.
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|Private George Wilfred Harrison, 2316.
5th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 9 January 1915. Aged 20.
Born Howden (Yorks), Enlisted Scarborough, Resided Wilberton (Yorks). .
A photo of George Wilfred Harrison can be viewed on this website.
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
(PRIVATE 5TH YORKS REGT)
WHO PASSED AWAY ON ACTIVE SERVICE
AT THE MILITARY HOSPITAL,
JAN. 9TH 1915, AGED 20 YEARS
(PTE 18TH HUSSARS)
WHO ALSO PASSED AWAY ON ACTIVE SERVICE
AT THE MILITARY HOSPITAL, TIDWORTH
DEC. 19TH 1917, AGED 26 YEARS
BELOVED SONS OF
FRED AND FANNY HARRISON,
OF BISHOP WILTON.
"THEY SLEEP WITH ENGLAND'S HEROES,
IN THE WATCHFUL CARE OF GOD."
1896 - 1986
Bishop Wilton War Memorial and St. Edith's Churchyard
Photo : Donald Acton (<email@example.com>)
Edith's Church, Bishop Wilton
(This view looks Eastwards towards the church. The Harrison grave is near the West Wall of the Churchyard and can be seen in the centre of this view)
Photo © Copyright Stephen Horncastle and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence
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