Yorkshire Regiment War Graves
Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Bradford (North Bierley) Cemetery
Yorkshire Regiment War Graves

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Bradford (North Bierley) Cemetery contains 12 war graves from the two World Wars. Seven of these burials are for men who lost their lives in the First World War.

One soldier who served with the Yorkshire Regiment is buried in this cemetery. We are extremely grateful to Gordon Hodgson of the World War One Cemeteries website for photographing the headstone of this soldier, and for the World War One Cemeteries website giving us permission to use the photo.

Private Alonzo Birkenshaw. 26955.
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Private Alonzo Birkenshaw. 26955.
The Yorkshire Regiment, transf. to (182748) Labour Corps. Son of Joseph & Eliza Birkenshaw. Husband of Mary Alice Birkenshaw, of 77, Reeny Rd., Wibsey, Bradford. Died at home 26 March 1919. Aged 25.
Born Bradford.