Yorkshire REgiment War Graves
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West Rainton (St. Mary) Churchyard
Yorkshire REgiment War Graves

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West Rainton (St. Mary) Churchyard. There are 14 Commonwealth War Graves in the Churchyard, with 10 relating to the First World War. One of these graves is for a soldier of the Yorkshire Regiment.

Private John Warin, 18317. Private John Warin, 18317.
9th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Margaret Warin, of 34, South View, Colliery Row, Fence Houses. Died of wounds, at home, 7 September 1916. Aged 32.
Born Richmond (Yorks), Enlisted Sunderland, Resided Leaveside (Durham).
(Shown in SDGW as "John Waring"; in GH Gazette database is "John Warin")

Photo is courtesy of David Sloan (<david.sloan@btinternet.com>).

Further information on the North East War Memorials Project website for John Warin;-
lived at 90, Middle Row, Freehold; 9th Yorkshire Regiment, died at Woolwich of wounds, received at Battle of Somme, 6th September, 1916, after 2 years’ service; interred at West Rainton; aged 32 (leaves widow and three children).