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Redcar cemetery, belonging to the Corporation, is in Redcar Lane, South-East of the Railway station. It dates from 1872. The cemetery contains 47 Commonwealth War Graves from both World Wars, including four men from the Yorkshire Regiment.

The graves are as below. All of the photographs of the graves have kindly been provided by Stan Grosvenor (<csstan@mametz.fsnet.co.uk>. To view a larger photo of each grave, click on the thumbnail image.

Regimental Quarter Master Serjeant D C
  Regimental Quarter Master Serjeant D C Evans . 200300. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Died 10 May 1920.

Private James William Furmidge
  Private James William Furmidge. 235139. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 9 July 1917.
(SDGW has Battalion = 5th)
Born Middlesbrough, Enlisted Redcar.

Private Albert Edward Hide
  Private Albert Edward Hide. 200139. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 9 February 1918.
Born Redcar, Enlisted Redcar.

Photo provided by Kevin Galloway (<kevin.galloway@ntlworld.com>)

Private William Richardson
  Private William Richardson. 19406. 8th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Matthew and Catherine Richardson, of Walker-on-Tyne; husband of Mary Hannah Richardson, of 2, Herschell St., Redcar. Died at home 23 April 1916. Aged 37.
Born Newcastle-on-Tyne, Enlisted Redcar.

Photo provided by Kevin Galloway (<kevin.galloway@ntlworld.com>)

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Kevin Galloway (<kevin.galloway@ntlworld.com>) has also provided photos of the monumental inscriptions in Redcar Cemetery relating to two officers of the Yorkshire Regiment;-

  The Featherstone family grave records;-

In Loving Memory of John Featherstone of Bentinck House, Coatham, Redcar, who died September 21 1899 in his 63rd Year.
Also of Mary Ann Featherstone, Wife of the Above, who died December 29 1900 in her 62nd Year.
Also of William, 2nd Lt York R and Dearly Loved Husband of Ella Featherstone who was Killed in France Sep 13 1916 in his 34th Year and is buried .....


Lieutenant William Featherstone. 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of John and Mary Ann Featherstone, of Redcar; husband of Ella Featherstone, of 56, Newcomen Terrace, Redcar. Killed 13 September 1916. Aged 33.
Buried FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY, MAMETZ.

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  The monumental inscription placed by the Stead family has become difficult to read, but commemorates John Kenneth Stead who was originally in the Yorkshire Regiment, but transferred to the Royal Flying Corps.

Captain John Kenneth Stead. Royal Flying Corps, formerly 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of John Edward and Mary Lizzie Stead, of Everdon, Redcar, Yorks.
Killed 4 February 1917. Aged 24.
Buried BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD).

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