Yorkshire REgiment War Graves
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Scalby (St. Laurence) Churchyard
Yorkshire REgiment War Graves

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Scalby (St. Laurence) Churchyard. There are 5 Commonwealth War Graves in the Churchyard, 2 relating to the First World War and 3 for the Second World War. One of these graves is for a soldier of the Yorkshire Regiment.

Private Edwin Lazenby. 24990

Private Edwin Lazenby. 24990.
2nd Garrison Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of William and Ellen Lazenby, of Burniston, Scarborough. Died at home 22 September 1918. Aged 32.
Born Scarborough, Enlisted Middlesbrough , Resided Grosmont (Yorks).

The above photo is shown with the kind permission of David Cunnington, who has provided details of the life of Edwin Lazenby on his Family Tree in Ancestry.co.uk.

Other information on Edwin Lazenby from the above Family Tree is that he died of Phthisis (TB), and at the time of death was stated to be a Farmer.
He had a brother, Herbert, who also served (possibly in the West Yorkshire Regiment). Although Herbert served overseas, Edwin served at home throughout the war.


St. Laurence Church, ScalbySt. Laurence's Church, Scalby
Photo © Copyright Steve Day and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

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