Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Soldiers Died (W),
- 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 "W", 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 Walker. 243423. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 23 March 1918.
Born Bridgegate (Barnard Castle - Durham), Enlisted Richmond (Yorks), Resided Old Hartlepool (Co. Durham).
Buried ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.

Lance Corporal George Charles Watts. 23588. 9th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Geo. Gladwell Watts and Margaret Watts, of Islington, London. Killed 20 July 1918. Aged 22.
Born Islington (Middx), Enlisted St. Pancras.
Commemorated on the GIAVERA MEMORIAL.

Private Walter John Watts. 35641. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 73809 Berks Yeomanry. Son of Thomas and Mary Watts. Born at Sulhampstead, Reading. Killed 15 November 1918. Aged 19.
Born Newton (Wilts), Enlisted Newbury, Resided Sulhampstead (Berks).
Buried POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY.

Private Harry Weeks. 34800. 3rd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 4680 the Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 14 November 1918. Aged 44.
Born Loftus-in-Cleveland (Yorks), Enlisted Guisborough.
(No record found in the CWGC register, - looking for "Weeks" or "Weekes" died in 1918
"Harry Weeks" aged 44 died in Guisborough in Q4 1918. Therefore possibly buried in Guisborough Cemetery).

Serjeant Mechanic William Harold White. P/46759. Royal Air Force. 103rd Sqdn. and (46759), formerly 46759 3rd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment and 5/37834 10th T R Battalion. Son of Sidney William and Elizabeth White, of 15, Broomfield Crescent, Headingley, Leeds. Killed 25 October 1918. Aged 20.
Born Leeds, Enlisted Leeds.
Buried CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY.

Private Arthur Whittaker. 72478. 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own), formerly 6832 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of William and Sarah Jane Whittaker, of Burnley. Killed 23 April 1918. Aged 31.
Born Burnley (Lancs), Enlisted Northallerton (Yorks).
Buried LONGPRE-LES-CORPS SAINTS BRITISH CEMETERY.

Private John Windsor. 39014. 21st (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, formerly 9238 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 9 April 1917.
Born Holborn (Middlesex), Enlisted Shepherds Bush (London).
Buried ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY.

Private Arthur Wood. 14221. 21st Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 26009 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 27 May 1918.
Born Bradford, Enlisted Bradford.
Commemorated on the SOISSONS MEMORIAL.

Driver John James Wright. T/384546. Attd. 234th Inf. Bde. H.Q. Army Service Corps, formerly 6789 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of William Walker Wright, of 31, Cyril St., Northampton. Killed 22 October 1918. Aged 37.
Born Upton (Hants), Enlisted Northampton, Resided Northampton.
Buried GAZA WAR CEMETERY.

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