Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Soldiers Died (G),
- Memorials / Graves Not Photographed
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The names below are of Soldiers who are listed in "Soldiers Died in The Great War", - Surname initials "G", as having served with the Yorkshire Regiment, and who lost their lives in the War.

The names below are of soldiers 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 men 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 soldier will be removed from this page and his details will be found on the page set up to illustrate the appropriate memorial or grave.


Private Herbert E Gaines. 29478. 2nd Battalion Highland Light Infantry, formerly 23073 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mr. F. Gaines. Killed 13 November 1916.
Born York, Enlisted Leeds (Yorks).
Buried MUNICH TRENCH BRITISH CEMETERY, BEAUMONT-HAMEL.

Private Joe Gale. 48342. 13th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly TR/5/110230. Son of Mrs. W. Gale, of 4, Ellins Yard, West Laith Gate, Doncaster. Died 5 May 1918. Aged 18.
Born Babworth (Notts), Enlisted Doncaster.
Buried HAMBURG CEMETERY.

Lance Corporal Edward Gallacher. 18860. 10th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 20 August 1916.
Born Middlesbrough, Enlisted Bishop Auckland.
Buried LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE.

Private William Garner. 35035. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 16/36235 Liverpool Regt. Son of Henry and Mary Ann Garner, of Bolton. Killed 14 September 1918. Aged 30.
Born Bolton (Lancs), Enlisted Bolton, Resided Great Lever.
Buried GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Private Walter Gawthorpe. 236022. 1st/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers, formerly 201363 the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Margaret Gawthorpe, of 74, Oxford Street, Hull. Killed 14 August 1918. Aged 27.
Enlisted Hull (Yorks).
Buried BERTRANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY.

Private William Henry Gent. 18112. 7th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 8 February 1917.
Born Metal Bridge (Durham), Enlisted Durham, Resided Littleburn.
Buried SAILLY-SAILLISEL BRITISH CEMETERY.

Private Cecil Gilbourne. 203230. 1st/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 3251 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Samuel and Catherine Gilbourne, of 15, Royston Avenue, Bentley Rd., Doncaster. Killed 25 July 1917. Aged 25.
Enlisted Bridlington.
Buried COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY.

Serjeant William James Gill. 23832. 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, attached to Supply and Transport Corps. Killed 1 December 1915.
Born Sangor (India), Enlisted Rawalpindi, Resided Lahore (India).
Commemorated Panel 14, BASRA MEMORIAL.

Lance Serjeant Frederick Grant. 3/8992. 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Richard and Isabella Grant. Died 4 April 1917. Aged 53.
Born Salford, Enlisted Nottingham, Resided Manchester.
Buried ALEXANDRIA (HADRA) WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY.

Private George Gray. 21781. 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 20966 K O Y L I. Died 29 October 1918.
Born Quarry Bank (Staffs), Enlisted Pontefract, Resided Sharleston (Near Wakefield - Yorks).
Commemorated on the KARACHI 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL.

Private John Grayson. 28332. 1031st M.T. Coy. Army Service Corps, formerly 25541 13th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 30 December 1917.
Born Huddersfield, Enlisted Huddersfield, Resided Huddersfield.
Commemorated on the CHATBY MEMORIAL.
(Lost at sea when HT "Aragon" was torpedoed and sunk 30 December 1917, entering the port of Alexandria, with the loss of 380 officers and men of the Commonwealth forces.)

Lance Corporal George William Greensmith. 325654. 1st/9th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, formerly 30609 the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Violet Helen Greensmith, of 42, Warwick St., Hulme, Manchester. Killed 2 June 1918. Aged 34.
Born Reddick, Enlisted Richmond (Yorks).
Buried BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY.

Private Joseph Greenwood. 202414. 2nd/5th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, formerly 6993 the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Agnes Greenwood, of 25, Wakefield St., Chadderton, Oldham. Killed 1 May 1917. Aged 44.
Born Oldham, Enlisted Royston, Resided Oldham.
Buried SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY.

Lance Corporal Walter Griffin. 29728. 13th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 31532 Notts & Derby Regt. Killed 19 July 1917.
Born Leicester, Enlisted Leicester, Resided Belgrave (Leicester).
Buried FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND.

Private Peter Passmoor Grimshaw. 18292. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 17 September 1916.
Born Fencehouses (Durham), Enlisted Sunderland, Resided Hetton-le-Hole.
Buried CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY, CONTAY.

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