Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Private James STANFIELD.
13356

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Biography and photos provided below.


Private James STANFIELD, 13356

2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Emma Jane Dewhirst (formerly Stanfield), of East Longley, Norland, Yorks. Killed 9 April 1917. Aged 32.
Born Sowerby Bridge, Enlisted Halifax, Resided Sowerby Bridge.
Buried NEUVILLE-VITASSE ROAD CEMETERY.


Private James Stansfield
Private James Stanfield

Photos of Private Stanfield have been provided by Mrs Wendy Buxton, who is married to one of James Stanfield's grandsons.

Private James Stanfield, 13356. 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Emma Jane Dewhirst (formerly Stanfield), of East Longley, Norland, Yorks. Killed 9 April 1917. Aged 32.
Born Sowerby Bridge, Enlisted Halifax, Resided Sowerby Bridge.
(In Soldiers Died in the Great War he is listed under "James Stansfield", and shown as being in the 5th Battalion.)

Private Stanfield was killed at the Battle of Arras.
On the 9th April the 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment lost 1 officer and 23 men killed, and 5 officers and 84 men wounded. 2 men were posted as missing.


James Stansfield with his wife, Emma, and two children.
James Stanfield with his wife, Emma Jane, and two children.

Pte Stansfield (centre, front row) with fellow soldiers in the Yorkshire Regiment (cooks?).
Pte Stanfield (centre, front row) with fellow soldiers in the Yorkshire Regiment (cooks?).

Soldiers of the Yorkshire Regiment with whom Pte Stansfield served.
Soldiers of the Yorkshire Regiment with whom Pte Stanfield served.

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