Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery
Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery contains 76 burials from both the First and Second World Wars. 21 of the burials are for the First World War.
One soldier who served with the Yorkshire Regiment is buried in a family
grave in this cemetery.
We are very grateful to Richard Roberts (<email@example.com>) for providing the photographs relating to this cemetery and the Yorkshire Regiment soldier.
| Private Frank Vangorder Hunton. 18454.
11th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment.
Husband of Edith Annie Hunton, of 1 Renton Street, Sheffield. (CWGC note : Recent research has shown that Private Hunton is buried here.)
Died 30 August 1917. Aged 35.
Enlisted Sheffield, Resided Sheffield.
Records show that Private Hunton enlisted in November 1914, and served with "A" Coy 6th Battalion at Gallipoli in September 1915.
He was hospitalised in Alexandria, and discharged as unfit for military service in May 1916 (tuberculosis). He then served at the Depot (11th Battalion).
"IN LOVING MEMORY OF FRANK VANGORDER HUNTON
THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF EDITH HUNTON
DIED AUG 30 1917 AGED 35 YEARS.
ALSO OF FRANK VANGORDER
BELOVED SON OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED JUNE 30 1920 AGED 20 YEARS.
UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN."
view of Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery with Private Hunton's Grave in the
Photo : Richard Roberts (<firstname.lastname@example.org>)