Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Lavender Hill Cemetery
Enfield (Lavender Hill) cemetery
From the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Enfield (Lavender Hill) cemetery contains war graves of both world wars. There are 33 burials of the 1914-18 war comprising 3 from the Royal Air Force, 2 from the Royal Navy, one from the Royal Naval Air Service, one from the Royal Marines and 26 soldiers from the united Kingdom. The 1939-45 burials number 57, which except for one Canadian are all from forces of the United Kingdom. A small service plot of 12 graves exists in Section Z, to the west of the main entrance. The rest of the graves are scattered throughout the cemetery.
One Yorkshire Regiment soldier is buried in this cemetery, and as yet does not have a Commonwealth War Grave Commission headstone. His name has been forwarded to the CWGC for recognition.
Private Sydney STARR, TR/5/104724.
11th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 15 October 1917. Aged 18.
Born Enfield, Enlisted Tottenham, Resided Fortyhill.
Commemorated in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission UNITED KINGDOM BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE (The United Kingdom Book of Remembrance commemorates United Kingdom casualties of the two World Wars who were not formerly recorded by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
plot in Enfield Lavender Hill Cemetery in which Sidney Starr is buried.
It is the open patch of ground in front of the tree and with the war graves plot behind it.
Photo : John Tanner