Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
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This website has attempted to show photographs of as many as possible of the memorials and graves of those who served with Yorkshire Regiment in the First World War and who lost their lives. For those soldiers known to have served with the Yorkshire Regiment but whose memorials and / or graves have not been visited and photographed, their details are shown below.


Private Harry Bagley. 8440. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Thomas and A. Bagley, of Otterington Cottage, Northallerton, Yorks; husband of Eva Bagley, of 32, Brunswick St., York. Died of wounds 25 March 1916. Aged 28.
Born Northallerton, Enlisted Richmond, Resided York.
Buried ISMAILIA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY.

Major Reginald Edwin Bond. 4th Prince Albert Victor's Rajputs, Indian Army. Killed in action 3 March 1915. Aged 45.
Commemorated onthe TEHRAN MEMORIAL.
From "Officers of the Green Howards 1688 - 1931" by M L Ferrar;-
Born at Meerut 28th October 1870, son of Lieut.-Col Charles Frederick Bond, 105th Madras Light Infantry.
2nd Lieut., 9th January 1892; Lieut., 19th June 1895. Indian Army, 14th July 1896. Captain 10th July 1901. Major 9th January 1910.
Killed in action at Ahwaz, Persia, 3rd March 1915.

Serjeant George Cornford. 24262. 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 10 September 1918.
Born Brighton, Enlisted Rawalpindi (India), Resided Rawalpindi.
Buried AMARA WAR CEMETERY.

Major George Clarke Denton. 12th Indian Pioneers (Kelat-i-Ghilzie Regiment) attd. Jind Infantry. 3 times Mentioned in Despatches. Son of Sir George Chardin Denton, K.C.M.G., of Chigwell Row, Essex. Killed in acion at Kissengeri, East Africa.
9 October 1916. Aged 35.
Buried at DAR ES SALAAM (UPANGA ROAD) CEMETERY.
From "Officers of the Green Howards 1688 - 1931" by M L Ferrar;-
Born at St. Vincent, W I., 22 April 1881, only son of Sir Chardin Denton, K C M G, Governor of Gambia 1901 - 1911.
2nd Lieut., 19 October 1901; Lieut., 25 June 1904; India Army 10 january 1905; Captain 28 February 1909.
Serve din the Boer War, 1900 - 1901, with 3rd Battn. (Queen's medal and 3 clasps).

Lieutenant John Ponsonby Gilbert. 6th Jat Light Infantry. Died 30 December 1915. Aged 31.
Commemorated at CHATBY MEMORIAL
From "Officers of the Green Howards 1688 - 1931" by M L Ferrar;-
Born at Ajmere, 12 September 1884, son of J C Gilbert.
2nd Lieutenant 2 March 1904; Indian Army 25 January 1906. Lieutenant 2 June 1906. Captain 2 March 1913.
Drowned in the wreck of the "Persia", 30 December 1915.

Captain Burton Howard Hall. 98th Indian Infantry. Killed in action 4 November 1914. Aged 32.
Buried at TANGA MEMORIAL CEMETERY.
From "Officers of the Green Howards 1688 - 1931" by M L Ferrar;-
Born 10th January 1882, younger son of the Revd. Samuel Howard Hall, Rector of Sproatley, Yorkshire.
2nd Lieut., unattached 8th January 1901. Lieutenant 9 March 1901. Lieutenant Indian Army 3rd February 1904. Captain 8th January 1910.
Killed in action with the Germans at Tanga, East Africa, 4th November 1914.

Private Horace Palmer. 41453. Labour Corps, formerly 41475 17th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, transf. to (376559) 271st Area Employment Coy. Labour Corps. Son of Frank Palmer, of 2, St. Kilda Rd., West Ealing, London. Died 2 March 1919.
Buried ST. POL BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. POL-SUR-TERNOISE.
(Not shown in SDGW)

Corporal Thomas Alfred Scott. 59016. 8th Battalion Cheshire Regiment, formerly 9738 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of the late John and Jessie Scott. Born at Jarrow, Co. Durham. Killed 22 January 1917. Aged 24.
Born South Shields, Enlisted Sunderland, Resided South Shields.
Buried AMARA WAR CEMETERY.

Private William Sunderland. 235252. 14th Battalion The King's (Liverpool Regiment), formerly 202707 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 19 April 1918.
Enlisted Burnley (Lancs), Resided Burnley.
Buried SARIGOL MILITARY CEMETERY, KRISTON.

Private Harry Weeks. 34800. 3rd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 4680 the Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 14 November 1918. Aged 44.
Born Loftus-in-Cleveland (Yorks), Enlisted Guisborough.
(No record found in the CWGC register, - looking for "Weeks" or "Weekes" died in 1918
"Harry Weeks" aged 44 died in Guisborough in Q4 1918. Therefore possibly buried in Guisborough Cemetery).

Driver John James Wright. T/384546. Attd. 234th Inf. Bde. H.Q. Army Service Corps, formerly 6789 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of William Walker Wright, of 31, Cyril St., Northampton. Killed 22 October 1918. Aged 37.
Born Upton (Hants), Enlisted Northampton, Resided Northampton.
Buried GAZA WAR CEMETERY.

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