Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Soldiers Died (R),
- 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 "R", 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 Albert Radford. 5698. 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, formerly 30596 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Richard and Mary Ann Radford, of 1, East View, Long St., Thirsk. Killed 14 December 1916. Aged 28.
Enlisted Richmond (Yorks), Resided Thirsk.
Buried WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Private Mark Nowlson Raper. 27239. 10th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mark Nowlson Raper and Fanny Raper, of Flaxton, York. Killed 15 October 1918. Aged 38.
Born Flaxton (Yorks), Enlisted Flaxton.
Buried NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY.
(SDGW gives Battalion as = 4th)

Private William Ratcliffe. 265473. 9th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of John Henry and Edith Ratcliffe, of 9, Ellerby Avenue, Easy Road, Leeds. Killed 28 February 1918. Aged 24.
Enlisted Leeds.
Buried GIAVERA BRITISH CEMETERY, ARCADE.

Private Harry Israel Reece. 34277. 9th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, transferred to (181398) Labour Corps. Son of Nathan & Annie Reece. Husband of Mary Dolly Reece of 15 Lily House, Brick Lane, Whitechapel. Born St Georges, London.
Died 18 March 1919. Aged 39.
Buried EAST HAM (MARLOW ROAD) JEWISH CEMETERY.
(Additional information. From his Pension Record;- Enlisted 31 May 1916. Served in France 30 July 1917 - 9 November 1917. Discharged into an asylum 1 July 1918 as permanently mentally ill, the result of combat stress. Died of choking.)
**Private Reece was one of 13 soldiers who served in the Yorkshire Regiment who are commemorated in the British Jewry Book of Honour. Of the 50,000 Jews who served with the British and Colonial Forces during the First World War, 2,324 lost their lives and are commemorated in this book.
(* Shown in the book as "J Reece", though correct regimental number.)
Private Harold David Aarons, 43067

Private John Edward Rees. 33971. 13th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 11740 A V C. Killed 18 October 1917.
Born Great Yarmouth, Enlisted Aldershot.
Buried BARLY FRENCH MILITARY CEMETERY.

Sapper Michael Regan. 26273. 174th Tunnelling Coy. Royal Engineers, formerly 8861 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Anthony and Margaret Regan, of Ballyglass, Charlestown, Co. Mayo. Killed 1 November 1915. Aged 38.
Born Charlestown (Co. Mayo), Enlisted Wigan (Lancs), Resided Charlestown (Co. Mayo).
Buried POINT 110 OLD MILITARY CEMETERY, FRICOURT.

Private Cecil Bertram Render. 9828. 2nd Battalion Border Regiment, formerly 8382 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Frank Render, of 65, Volta St., Selby, Yorks. Killed 26 September 1915. Aged 26.
Born York, Enlisted Sunderland, Resided Pallion (Sunderland).
Buried CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY.

Lance Corporal Henry Rennison. 1435. 5th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Robert and Alice Rennison, of Stamford Bridge, York. Died at home 12 April 1916. Aged 25.
Born Stamford Bridge (Yorks), Enlisted Sand Hutton, Resided Stamford Bridge.
Buried STAMFORD BRIDGE (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD.

Private Ralph Reveley. 18928. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 26 December 1916.
Born Seaham Colliery, Enlisted Seaham Harbour.
Buried VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY.

Private George Revill. 7195. The Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 22 August 1921. Aged 36.
Born Sheffield, Resided Sheffield.
Buried SHEFFIELD (BURNGREAVE) CEMETERY.
The Silver War Badge records show that the above George Revill enlisted on 10 February 1903 and was discharged on 12 June 1916 to die of wounds.
There was also one other "George Revill" who served with the Yorkshire Regiment. The Service Record of this man exists (Regimental Number 22360). This man served at home from 1 March 1915 to 24 December 1915. He then served in India from 19 January 1916 to discharge in 1919. Notes say that he suffered from "V D H" from July 1915 onwards. ("V D H" = vascular heart disease (?)). This man was aged 27 on discharge.

Lance Corporal Alfred Samuel Richards. 9232. 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Omer Alfred and Ada Richards, of St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands. Killed 9 September 1917. Aged 26.
Born St. Heliers (Jersey - C.I.), Enlisted Jersey.
Commemorated on the KARACHI 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL.
(Two News Items from the Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 19 September 1917, and Monday 29 October 1917, concerning the death of Thomas Hall are shown on the website, "The Channel Islands and the Great War".)

Sapper Joseph Richardson. 190770. 278th Railway Coy. Royal Engineers, formerly 8034 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 30 January 1918.
Born Bristol, Enlisted Leeds.
Buried DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY.

Private Tom Richardson. 79005. 7th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, formerly 6601 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 25 August 1918.
Born Manchester, Enlisted Manchester.
Buried POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY.

Private Brinley Trestrail Roberts. 35728. 5th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 238836 12th Yeo. Cyclists Corps. Son of Frederick William and Ruth Roberts, of I, Dynevor Place, Swansea. Killed 30 September 1918. Aged 19.
Born Swansea, Enlisted Swansea.
Buried GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Private William James Roberts. 35775. 5th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 46625 100th T R Battn. Killed 23 October 1918.
Born Clerkenwell (Surrey), Enlisted Whitehall, Resided Islington (N).
Buried NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY.

Private Bernard Robertson. 36315. 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 12375 York & Lanc Regt. Killed 18 October 1916.
Born Heeley (Sheffield), Enlisted Sheffield.
Buried A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS.

Private Alfred Robinson. 42449. 13th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 183662 R F A. Killed 26 July 1917.
Born Bradford, Enlisted Coventry.
Buried FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND.

Private Arthur Robinson. 42035. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 29690 West Yorks Regt. Son of James and Florence Robinson, of 7, Prospect Place, Bramley, Leeds. Killed 16 April 1918. Aged 20.
Born Bramley (Yorks), Enlisted Pudsey, Resided Leeds.
Buried SAILLY-LABOURSE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Private Harry Robinson. 35621. 10th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 23362 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Tom and Mary Ann Robinson, of East Cowton, Northallerton, Yorks. Killed 4 October 1917. Aged 19.
Enlisted West Hartlepool.
Buried HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY.

Private Herbert Robinson. 34226. 8th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment, formerly 19204 the Yorkshire Regiment. Of Wath-on-Dearne, Yorkshire. Enlisted 9th Nov., 1914. Killed 11 June 1918. Aged 32.
Born Wath-on-Dearne (Yorks), Enlisted Wath-on-Dearne.
Buried MONTECCHIO PRECALCINO COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Pioneer Christopher Philip Robson. 473936. 1st/4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 265887 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 16 October 1918.
Enlisted Malton (Yorks).
Buried GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Private Edward Robert Robson. 29595. 50th (Northumbrian) Signal Coy. Royal Engineers, formerly 2314 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 3 October 1918.
Born North Shields, Enlisted North Shields.
Buried NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY.

Private John Robson. 245302. 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, formerly 204334 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of the late Andrew Simpson Robson and Elizabeth Mary Robson, of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Killed 23 August 1917. Aged 26.
Born Newcastle, Enlisted Elswick (Durham), Resided Newcastle.
Buried HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY.

Private Michael Robson. 45007. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Mary Ellen Robson, of 2, Pit Row, Bedlington, Northumberland. Killed 9 May 1918.
Born Easington (Durham), Enlisted Newcastle-on-Tyne, Resided Sunderland.
Buried PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE.

Private Ernest Rodwell. 3/7432. 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 5 April 1918.
Born Pitsmoor (Sheffield), Enlisted Sheffield.
Buried ROYE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY.

Corporal Joseph Rogers. 66288. Depot the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 6719 7th London Regt., & 43336 Royal Irish Fusiliers. Son of Joseph and Mary Rogers; husband of Lilian Charlotte Rogers, of 7, Walter St., Canning Town, London. Died at home 26 May 1920. Aged 30.
Buried EAST LONDON CEMETERY, PLAISTOW.
(Additional information : Wounded, shell shock - 15 JUne 1917. Posted to Yorks Depot, Richmond, 25 June 1919.)

Private Herbert Rosewell. 201988. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 25 March 1918.
Born Totterdown (Bristol), Enlisted Bristol, Resided Easton.
Buried ROSIERES BRITISH CEMETERY.

Private Arthur Edward Rowell. 3/9585. 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Mrs. M. Rowell, of 2, Kingsland Terrace, Leeman Road, York. Killed 4 May 1916. Aged 41.
Born York, Enlisted West Hartlepool, Resided York.
Buried CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

Private John Rushton. 29623. 13th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 30673 Notts & Derby Regt. Killed 5 May 1917.
Born Wolstanton (Staffs), Enlisted Newcastle (Staffs), Resided Silverdale (Staffs).
Buried BRAY MILITARY CEMETERY.

Serjeant Archibald Ernest Russell. 17535. 10th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of M. I. Fender (formerly Russell), of 36, Lansdowne Terrace, North Shields. Killed 17 September 1918.
Born Tynemouth (North Shields), Enlisted Warley, Resided North Shields.
Buried DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY.

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