Yorkshire Regiment War Graves
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Castleford New Cemetery
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Castleford New Cemetery - 1 Castleford New Cemetery - 1
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Castleford New Cemetery is located in Healdfield Road, Castleford (Metropolitan Borough of Wakefield, West Yorkshire).

There are 26 burials from the First World War, and 21 from the Second World War, in the cemetery.
Two of the burials are those of soldiers of the Yorkshire Regiment.

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Serjeant Samuel Dixon. 17737.
  Serjeant Samuel Dixon. 17737.
8th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of William & Emily Dixon of 17 Melville Road, Woodhouse, Leeds. Died at home 29 June 1920. Aged 34.
Born Kennington, Enlisted Leeds, Resided Castleford.

(Additional information : Service Record exists. He re-enlisted 30/11/1914 having previously served with the Yorks Regt. Served with the 6th Battalion at Gallipoli. Transferred to 8th Battalion in 1916. Hospitalised for an offence under the Army Act 6/6/18 - 9/9/18 (VD?). Posted home 10/1/19. Demobilized 10/2/1919.)

Private Harold Kent, MM, 62837.
  Private Harold Kent, MM, 62837.
1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly (44506) Lincolnshire Regiment. Son of Mrs Alice Kent of 4 Twivey's Building, Cutsyke, Castleford, Yorks. Died at home 9 May 1920. Aged 21.
Born Goole (Yorks), Enlisted Pontefract.

(Additional information : Service Record exists. He served with the Lincs. Regt., until his discharge on 21/7/1919 and afterwards joined the Yorks Regt. as a regular.)

"FOR OUR TODAY HE
GAVE HIS TOMORROW"

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