Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Soldiers Died (S),
- 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 "S", 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 William Sanders. 15446. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Mrs. Sanders, of 3, Prospect Cottages, Town St., Horsforth, Leeds. Killed 10 November 1915.
Born Grimstone, Enlisted Leeds, Resided Horsforth.
Buried PORTIANOS MILITARY CEMETERY.

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 Ernest Scriminger. 7899. 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 23 February 1916.
Born Leeds, Enlisted Bradford, Resided Leeds.
Buried HAMBURG CEMETERY.

Private Alfred Thomas Seaman. 26246. 9th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Stephen William Seaman, of 43, Longroyd Grove, Hunslet, Leeds. Killed 10 October 1918. Aged 22.
Born Leeds, Enlisted Leeds.
Buried ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Private S Ewart Selby. 123140. 6th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 243736 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Selby, of "Glenburn,'' Arundel Avenue, Bispham, Blackpool. Killed 23 July 1918. Aged 28.
Born Manchester, Enlisted Manchester.
Buried VALENCIENNES (ST. ROCH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

Private John W Selby. 220453. 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 2385 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 31 October 1918.
Born Knayton (Yorks), Enlisted Melmerby, Resided Wath.
Buried NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY.

Private Henry Selman. 6593. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 9 July 1918.
Born St. Pancras (London), Enlisted London, Resided St. Pancras.
Buried HAMBURG CEMETERY.

Private William Hutchinson Shields. 35071. 7th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 5414 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of William Hutchinson Shields and Ann Shields, of Richmond, Yorks. Killed 21 June 1918. Aged 36.
Born Richmond (Yorks), Enlisted Richmond.
Buried LE QUESNOY COMMUNAL CEMETERY.
(Name not shown on the Richmond War Memorial)

Private Frederick Shortland. 9767. 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Died 15 August 1917.
Born Bricket Wood (Watford - Herts), Enlisted Canterbury, Resided Abbots Langley (Herts).
Commemorated on the KARACHI 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL.

Private James Shutt. 351346. 1st/7th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, formerly 9681 2nd/4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Shutt, of Brierfield; husband of Mary Ellen Shutt, of 8, Hope St., Brierfield, Lancs. Killed 24 July 1918. Aged 31.
Born Padiham (Lancs), Enlisted Nelson (Lancs), Resided Burnley (Lancs).
Buried MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY.

Serjeant Riley Shuttleworth. 22206. 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Died 16 June 1917.
Born Keighley (Yorks), Enlisted Keighley.
Commemorated on the KARACHI 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL.
(Shown in CWGC register as "J Shuttleworth")

Private Martin Simpson. 60571. 9th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 22 October 1918.
Born Evenwood (Durham), Enlisted Darlington, Resided Cockfield (Durham).
Buried MAUROIS COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

Private James Henry Skelton. 34677. 9th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment, formerly 20566 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Samuel and Jane Skelton, of Cleaton, Skipsea, Seaton, Hull. Killed 30 May 1917. Aged 29.
Born North Frodingham (Yorks), Enlisted Beverley (Yorks), Resided Hull.
Buried HAZEBROUCK COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

Serjeant James Smith (Alias), DCM. 201736. 1st/5th Battalion Manchester Regiment, formerly 25581 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of William and Mary Ann Frith, of 15, Morning Side, Heaton Rd., Manningham, Bradford; husband of Alice Frith, of 14, Bromet Place, Eccleshill, Bradford. Killed 15 August 1918. Aged 30.
Born Bradford (Yorks), Enlisted Richmond (Yorks).
Buried BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT.

Private Walter Frank Smith. 35600. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 3900 Berks Yeo. Son of Frederick Albert and Gertrude Smith, of 2, Ivy Terrace, Money Row Green, Holyport, Maidenhead, Berks. Killed 12 October 1918. Aged 19.
Born Islington (London), Enlisted Maidenhead, Resided Holyport.
Buried NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY.

Private William Smith. 21580. 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 21946 West Yorks Regt. Died 3 November 1918.
Enlisted Lancaster, Resided Liverpool.
Commemorated on the KARACHI 1914-1918 WAR MEMORIAL.

Private Joseph Sproul. 11381. 7th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 8 February 1917.
Born Barnston (Durham), Enlisted Shiney Row, Resided Washington Station (Durham).
Buried SAILLY-SAILLISEL BRITISH CEMETERY.

Private Edward Nesbitt Staward. 48033. 13th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mrs. Harriett Stevens, of Dockham Rd., Cinderford, Glos. Killed 1 October 1918. Aged 24.
Born Durham, Enlisted Gateshead.
Buried WORMS (HOCHHEIM HILL) CEMETERY.
(Shown in SDGW as "E N Steward"; in GH Gazette database as "E N Staward")

Private Charles Joseph Stevens. 35731. 5th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 238828 12th Yeomanry Cyclist Battn. Son of Mrs. Harriett Stevens, of Dockham Rd., Cinderford, Glos. Killed 7 October 1918. Aged 19.
Born Shacklewell, Enlisted Hackney.
Buried WORMS (HOCHHEIM HILL) CEMETERY.

Private Thomas Henry Stevens. 30759. 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 32918 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mrs. Annie Louisa Stevens, of 10, Pearson St., Newport, Middlesbrough. Killed 15 August 1918. Aged 22.
Born Middlesbrough, Enlisted Middlesbrough.
Commemorated Panel 4, VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL.
(T H Stevens' name isn't on the Middlesbrough Memorial)

Private John Austin Stone. 35675. 5th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 9/17786 43rd T R Battn. Killed 26 July 1918.
Born Camberwell (London), Enlisted Camberwell, Resided Peckham.
Buried NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY.

Lance Corporal Thomas Strickland. 123159. 38th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 205424 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 19 September 1918.
Born Bishop Auckland (Durham), Enlisted Bishop Auckland.
Commemorated on Panel 10, VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL.

Private James Yardley Strothard. 45807. 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Charles James and Margaret J. Strothard, of 16, Tamworth Rd., Newcastle-on-Tyne. Killed 7 November 1918. Aged 31.
Born Corbridge (Northumberland), Enlisted Newcastle.
Buried BELLIGNIES CHURCHYARD.
(Name spelt "Strotard" in SDGW; Spelt "Strothard" in GH Gazette database)

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 Evan Richards Sutton. 33839. 13th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 16344 Middx. Regt. Son of James Richards Sutton and Jane Sutton, of 42, Chiswick Rd., Lower Edmonton, London. Killed 8 May 1918. Aged 19.
Born Edmonton (Middx.), Enlisted Edmonton.
Buried TOURGEVILLE MILITARY CEMETERY.

Private John Swift. 52135. 6th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, formerly 13822 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 23 October 1918. Aged 36.
Born St. Helens (Lancs), Enlisted Seaham Harbour (Durham), Resided St. Helens (Lancs).
Buried NEUVILLY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Private Joseph Swift, MM. 30760. 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 38059 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 3 September 1918.
Born Golcar (Yorks), Enlisted Halifax, Resided Golcar, Huddlersfield.
Buried HAUTMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY.

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