Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Officers Died,
- Memorials / Graves Not Photographed

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The names below are of Officers who are listed in "Soldiers Died in The Great War" as having served with the Yorkshire Regiment, and who lost their lives in the War. The names shown are for Officers for whom we do not currently have a photograph showing an associated memorial or their grave. When we are able to obtain a suitable photograph of a memorial or a grave, then the details of the Officer will be removed from this page and his details will be found on the page set up to illustrate the appropriate memorial or grave.

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2nd Lieutenant Ernest Cole. 14th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, attached to 8th Battalion. Husband of Florence B. Cole, of 14, Ewhurst Rd., Crofton Park, Brockley, London. Killed 8 August 1916. Aged 28.
Buried WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

2nd Lieutenant William Edwin Cook. 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, attached to 4th Battalion. Son of William John and Eliza Jane Cook, of 121, Bellenden Rd., Peckham, London. Native of Dulwich, London. Killed 27 April 1918. Aged 24.
Buried VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

2nd Lieutenant Claud Huntley Cooper, MM. 9th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of John C. and Florence M. Cooper; husband of Mrs. L. Cooper, of 43, Cranwich Road, Stamford Hill, London. Killed 17 January 1918. Aged 31.
Buried GIAVERA BRITISH CEMETERY, ARCADE.

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Lieutenant Edward Henry Hare. Royal Dublin Fusiliers, attached 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of the late Rev. Henry Hare and Helen Hare. Killed 23 July 1919. Aged 21.
Commemorated on Face 23, DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE).
(Edward Henry Hare was almost certainly an under-age soldier when he first entered the War in August 1915, fighting at Gallipoli. He was commissioned in September 1917, and was killed fighting in Afghanistan.)

Lieutenant Arthur Hepton. 5th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of John William and Laura Elizabeth Hepton, of Kellythorpe, Driffield, Yorks. Native of Birdsall, Yorks. Killed 13 April 1918. Aged 21.
Buried ENNEMAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Captain Thomas Huffington. 7th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Maria Huffington, of 14, Westbourne Terrace, Selby, Yorks., and the late John Huffington. B.A. of Leeds University, at the age of 20. M.A. the following year. Killed 8 February 1917. Aged 24.
Buried BRONFAY FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BRAY-SUR-SOMME.

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2nd Lieutenant James Arthur Pomfrey. 9th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 4 October 1918.
Buried VILLERS-FAUCON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

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Captain Gordon Keith Smith, MC. 27th Sqdn. and General List Royal Flying Corps, formerly the Honourable Artillery Company (Corporal, 845) and the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of George and Anna Maria Smith, of 131, Harrow Rd., Paddington, London. Killed 21 August 1917. Aged 26.
Buried Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, BOIS-GRENIER.

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Captain Noel Tracey Wright. 3rd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment, attached to 2nd Battalion. Son of Tobias T. and Emma S. Wright. Born at Bombay, India. Killed 1 October 1915. Aged 21.
Buried SAILLY-LABOURSE COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

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