Yorkshire Regiment War Graves
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Brampton Cemetery (Huntingdonshire)
Yorkshire Regiment War Graves

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Brampton Cemetery, Huntingdonshire, is an extension of the St. Mary Magdalene Churchyard in Brampton. Six soldiers of the First World War and two of the Second World War are buried in the cemetery.

One soldier who served with the Yorkshire Regiment is buried in this cemetery.


Private Wallace Shrofield Sheldrake. 35245.
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  Private Wallace Shrofield Sheldrake. 35245.
5th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 35160 West Yorks Regt. Died at home 19 June 1919.
Born Bungay (Suffolk), Enlisted Huntingdon, Resided Brampton (Hunts).

"IN
Loving Memory of
REBBECCA JANE,
THE BELOVED WIFE OF
CHARLES E SHELDRAKE
DIED SEPT. 24TH 1917,
AGED 54 YEARS,
ALSO
WALTER SHROFIELD,
THEIR YOUNGEST SON
WOUNDED IN ACTION NEAR ROBUECQ
APRIL 11TH 1918
DIED IN EDMONTON MILITARY HOSPITAL
JUNE 19TH 1919, AGED 20 YEARS."

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Brampton Cemetery (Huntingdonshire), with the Church of St. Mary Magdalene in the background.Brampton Cemetery (Huntingdonshire), with the Church of St. Mary Magdalene in the background.
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The Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Brampton
The Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Brampton
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