Yorkshire Regiment War Graves
Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Stokesley
Church Burial Ground
Yorkshire Regiment War Graves

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The Chapel in the Churchyard Extension of St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Stokesley
The Chapel in the Churchyard Extension of St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Stokesley
Photo by Ray Wilkins (<e2ray3636@ntlworld.com>)

Stokesley Church Burial Ground has six burials from the First World War and Second World War in the churchyard, three of which are those of men of the Yorkshire Regiment.
Ray Wilkins (<e2ray3636@ntlworld.com>) has provided photos of the 3 graves of men of the Yorkshire Regiment. For a larger version of each image, click on the thumbnail. Close the window that opens to return to this page.


Private Harry Carter, 1041
Private Harry Carter, 1041. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of John and Jane Carter, of West Green, Stokesley. Died at home 11 May 1917. Aged 25.

"UNTIL THE DAY DAWNS"

It is suspected that this headstone has been erected privately by the Carter family. Although it bears the Yorkshire Regiment badge, the headstone is quite different from official CWGC headstones for the Yorkshire Regiment.

Private Thomas Henry Hartas
Private Thomas Henry Hartas, 1946. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Thomas and Mary Hartas, of Ampleforth, York; husband of A. E. Hartas, of West Terrace, Stokesley. Died at home 19 May 1915. Aged 28.
Born Ampleforth (Yorks), Enlisted Stokesley.

"GOD BE WITH YOU - TILL WE MEET AGAIN
NOT FORGOTTEN - BY WIFE AND CHILDREN"

Corporal J R Johnson
Corporal J R Johnson, 1129. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Christopher and Margaret Johnson, of Great Ayton, Yorks; husband of Amy Johnson, of White Cottage, Brookside, Stokesley. Died at home 11 November 1918. Aged 24.

"PEACE PERFECT PEACE"

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