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 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

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".)

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 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 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.

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