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Northallerton Cemetery Entrance
Northallerton Cemetery Entrance
Photo : Norman Cummings (<norman_cummings@hotmail.co.uk>)


Northallerton Cemetery includes 30 graves relatingto both the First and Second World Ward, including Foreign and Non-World War graves in the CWGC's care. Included amongst the 30 graves are 6 for men of the Yorkshire Regiment who died at home. There is also one family grave which commemorates a Yorkshire Regiment soldier killed in action.

We are extremely grateful to Norman Cummings (<norman_cummings@hotmail.co.uk>) for photographing the cemetery and the headstones.


Private C Boyes. 200867.
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Private C Boyes. 200867.
4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Robert Boyes, of 2, Malpas Place, Northallerton. Died at home 14 April 1921. Aged 23.
(Not listed in SDGW)

"AT REST"

Lance Corporal Walter Fowler Boyes. 265523.
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Lance Corporal Walter Fowler Boyes. 265523.
24th Provisional Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, transferredto Labour Corps (314307). Son of Robert Boyes, of 2, Malpas Place, Northallerton. Died at home 4 May 1920. Aged 46.
(Not listed in SDGW)


Captain (Quartermaster) F Smailes.
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Captain (Quartermaster) F Smailes.
The Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 21 November 1919.
(Not listed in SDGW)


Quartermaster Serjeant William Sturgiss. 265151.

Quartermaster Serjeant William Sturgiss. 265151. For a larger view of the above images, select a thumbnail.
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Quartermaster Serjeant William Sturgiss. 265151.
18th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 19 May 1919. Aged 57.
(Not listed in SDGW)


2nd Lieutenant Thomas Swain.
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2nd Lieutenant Thomas Swain.
8th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 27 May 1916.

Thomas Swain is buried in a family plot.
A detailed view of the inscription commemorating him is shown below.
Also commemorated on this family grave is his brother, 2nd Lieutenant William Swain, killed in France in 1916.
Both brothers served in the Yorkshire Regiment, and both are commemorated on the Northallerton War Memorial.

Private T Thompson. 7646.
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Private T Thompson. 7646.
2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Jane Elizabeth Thompson, of New Row, Northallerton. Died at home 1 August 1921. Aged 38.
(Not listed in SDGW)

"PEACE PERFECT PEACE"


Family grave of the Cowling Family;-

Lance Corporal Frank Cowling, 201714. 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of James and Frances Cowling, of South Parade, Northallerton, Yorks. Killed 21 June 1917. Aged 20.
Enlisted Northallerton.
Buried ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Family grave of the Cowling Family

The commemorations for the Swaines brothers on the family grave;-

The commemorations for the Swaines brothers on the family grave

The commemorations for the Swaines brothers on the family grave

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