Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Sledmere (St. Mary) Churchyard
Sledmere (St. Mary) Churchyard contains 2 burials from the First World War, and 1 from the Second World War.
One of the First World War burials is that of the prominent Yorkshire Regiment Officer, Sir Mark Sykes.
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Mark Sykes. 5th Battalion
Yorkshire Regiment. 6th Bart. Commander of the Order of St. Stanislas (Russia).
Order of the Star of Roumania. Son of the late Sir Tatton Sykes and Lady
Jessica Sykes; husband of Lady Edith Sykes, of Sledmere, Malton, Yorks.
M.P. for Central Hull since 1911. J.P. Died 16 February 1919. Aged 39.
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