Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Pontefract Cemetery

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Pontefract Cemetery contains 36 burials from the First World War and 32 from the Second World War.

One of the burials is that of a soldier who served with the Yorkshire Regiment.

We are very grateful to "Charlie" of the Find a Grave website for photographing the headstone of this soldier.

Private Thomas Brockley. 265943.

Private Thomas Brockley. 265943.
18th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Hannah Brockley of 57 Percy St., Sheffield. Died at home 26 November 1918. Aged 48.
Born York, Enlisted Pontefract.
(Additional information : Served 21 years with KOYLI then re-enlisted from the Reserves 3/11/1914. Discharged 25/4/1918, Tubercule of the lungs.)

Pontefract Cemetery, the Chapels (now disused) Pontefract Cemetery, the Chapels (now disused)
Photo © Copyright Betty Longbottom and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

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