Yorkshire Regiment War Graves
Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
South Cowton
St. Mary's Churchyard
Yorkshire Regiment War Graves

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St. Mary's Church, South Cowton, has one burial from the First World War and one from the Second World War in the churchyard. Private Frederick Davison who served with the Yorkshire Regiment is the First World War burial.

Private Frederick Davison's headstone also commemorates his brother, William, who was buried at sea after fighting at Gallipoli with the 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment.


The Davison Headstone, - St. Mary's Churchyard, South Cowton
The Davison Headstone, - St. Mary's Churchyard, South Cowton
Photo : Edward Nicholl


Private Frederick Davison, 2763. 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mrs. Sarah Davison, of North Cowton. Died at home 30 March 1915. Aged 18.
Enlisted Middleton Tyas, Resided North Cowton (Darlington).
(Died of Pneumonia)

Private William Davison. 16790. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Died at Sea 27 December 1915.
Born North Cowton (Darlington), Enlisted Darlington, Resided North Cowton
Commemorated Panel 55 to 58, HELLES MEMORIAL.


St. Mary's Church, South Cowton. The Davison headstone is in the foreground.
St. Mary's Church, South Cowton. The Davison headstone is in the foreground.
Photo : Edward Nicholl

St. Mary's Church, South Cowton.
St. Mary's Church, South Cowton.
Photo : Edward Nicholl

The Interior of St. Mary's Church, South Cowton.
The Interior of St. Mary's Church, South Cowton.
Photo : Edward Nicholl

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