Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Osmotherley Cemetery

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Osmotherley Cemetery
Osmotherley Cemetery (photo : Peter Underwood, <pnu@underw.f9.co.uk> )

There is just 1 War Graves in the Osmotherley Cemetery, that of Private Walter Poynter of the Yorkshire Regiment. Private Poynter's headstone has been erected by his family, as opposed to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Private Walter Poynter. 2509.
2nd/4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of John Robert and Louisa Poynter. Born at Darlington.
Died at home 28 March 1916. Aged 23.

Born Darlington, Enlisted Northallerton, Resided Darlington.

(his headstone is shown on the right)
(photo : Peter Underwood, <pnu@underw.f9.co.uk> )
Private Walter Poynter

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