Lieutenant Hugh Brooksbank
Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
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Lieutenant Hugh Brooksbank

2nd Lieutenant Alfred Mitchell EADON Private Farrand EARNSHAW Private Albert Prattley EMMITT Private Tom EVERITT

2nd Lieutenant Alfred Mitchell EADON
Photo from that of
6th Battalion Officers
  2nd Lieutenant Alfred Mitchell EADON. 6th Battalion.

Killed 21 July 195 (at Gallipoli)
Private Farrand EARNSHAW. 27500.
  Private Farrand EARNSHAW. 27500. 10th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Mrs. Jane Earnshaw, of West Bank, Kirkby Malham, Bell Busk, Leeds. Killed 1 July 1916. Aged 26.
Born Skipton, Enlisted Keighley, Resided Bell Busk (Nr Leeds).
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.

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Private Albert Prattley EMMITT
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  Private Albert Prattley EMMITT, 242552. 5th Battalion.

Son of Francis George Prattley, of Hutton-le-Hole, Kirkby Moorside, Yorks, and the late Hannah Prattley. Killed 26 March 1918. Aged 27.
Enlisted Malton, Resided Kirbymoorside.
Commemorated Panels 31 and 32, POZIERES MEMORIAL.

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Tom Everitt
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  Private Tom EVERITT, 7706. 2nd Battalion.

Tom Everitt was one of the soldiers who embarked for Belgium with the 2nd Battalion in October 1914.

He was wounded on 30 October 1914, and was treated behind enemy lines after being captured.
He spent over two years in captivity, before being transferred to internment in Switzerland in 1916.

Tom Everitt was discharged from the Yorkshire Regiment in 1919, and was a worker in a colliery on his return to civilian life. He died in December 1953, aged 70 years.