Where visitors to this website have sent in photos of individual graves of soldiers of the Yorkshire Regiment, where the grave is just one of many in a cemetery, then the photo will be shown with details of the soldier and comments as to the cemetery where the grave is located.
For a larger sized image of the soldier's grave or cemetery, which opens in a new window, select one of the thumbnail images below.
Names of soldiers with headstones shown in this section are;-
| Captain William Brownlie,
Private Charles Cameron
Lieutenant Colonel Bernard Hedley Charlton, MC
Serjeant Walter Collins
Private William Conlon
| Drummer Arthur
2nd Lieutenant Frederick Hunter Hyland
Corporal Fred Mason
Serjeant Charles Senior Staveley
William Brownlie, MC
Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to 13th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Brother of John D. Brownlie, of 117, Wool Exchange, London, E.C.2. Killed 25 March 1918. Aged 36.
Buried HENINEL-CROISILLES ROAD CEMETERY.
Photograph of Captain Brownlie's headstone kindly provided by Mick McCann.
Charles Cameron. 13859.
7th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Charles and Sarah Cameron, of 21 Back, St. Mark's St., Sunderland. Killed 14 June 1916. Aged 23.
Born Sunderland, Enlisted Sunderland.
Buried POINT 110 OLD MILITARY CEMETERY, FRICOURT.
ARE ALWAYS WITH HIM
IN THIS FOREIGN LAND"
Photo by Andrew Mitchell (<email@example.com>)
| Lieutenant Colonel
Bernard Hedley Charlton, MC.
4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of the late William Charlton and of Frances Elizabeth Charlton, J.P., of The West Garth, Guisborough, Yorks; husband of Mrs. D. F. Money (formerly Charlton), of 79, Wodeland Avenue, Guildford. Killed 22 March 1918. Aged 32.
Buried ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.
The inscription on the headstone reads;-
IT IS NOT CHAOS AND DEATH
IT IS ETERNAL LIFE
Roisel town was occupied by British troops in April 1917, and evacuated after a strong defence by the 66th (East Lancashire) Division in the evening of the 22nd March 1918. It was retaken in the following September. Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension was begun by German troops, who buried immediately to the North of the Communal Cemetery. It was developed in October and November 1918, by the 41st, 48th, 53rd and 58th Casualty Clearing Stations, and it was completed after the Armistice by the concentration of British and German graves from the country North, East and South of Roisel.
There are now 877, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. Of these, 120 are unidentified and special memorials are erected to 12 soldiers from the United Kingdom and one from Australia who are known or believed to be buried among them.
The photograph of Colonel Charlton's headstone has been provided by Steve Rodgers of the War Graves Photographic Project.
Walter Collins, 11786.
7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 7 April 1916. Aged 21.
(Not listed in SDGW, but census data shows that he was born in Grangetown and worked as an ironmonger's shop assistant.)
Buried RUE-PETILLON MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX.
Photo by John Sly (<firstname.lastname@example.org>)
William Conlon. 13667.
13th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of James and Isabella Conlon, of 18, John St., Seaham Harbour, Co. Durham. Killed 2 June 1917. Aged 37.
Born Sunderland, Enlisted Seaham Harbour, Resided Easington Colliery.
Buried FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND.
Photo by "Jofen" of the Find a Grave website.
Arthur Ellis. 14640.
7th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 16 June 1916.
Born Battersea (London), Enlisted Battersea.
Buried POINT 110 NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, FRICOURT.
Photo by Andrew Mitchell (<email@example.com>)
Lieutenant Frederick Hunter Hyland, RFC.
Formerly 7th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Samuel and Eleanor Hyland, of Radcliffe House, Pudsey, Yorks. Killed 23 May 1915. Aged 23.
Buried VIEUX-BERQUIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Photos by Colin Bewes (<firstname.lastname@example.org>)
Select one of the images on the left for a larger sized image which opens in a new window.
The upper photo shows the headstones for Lieutenant Reginald Charles Hope Bewes, the pilot of the RE5 in which Lieutenant Frederick Hyland, his observer, also died.
The lower photo (in which the top of Lieutenant Hyland's headstone, third from right, can be seen) is of a colour party which visited the cemetery with Colin Bewes.
Fred Mason. 11367.
115th Coy. Machine Gun Corps, formerly 20636 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of James and Emma Mason, of Dishforth, Thirsk. KIlled 12 June 1917. Aged 19.
Born Dishforth (Yorks), Enlisted Thirsk.
Buried FERME-OLIVIER CEMETERY.
Photo by Bryan Norton(email@example.com>)
Note : When Bryan photographed this headstone, a family photo had been left propped against the headstone. There is no information, as yet, as to the identities of the family members.
| Serjeant Charles
Senior Staveley. 7714. 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed
2 July 1916.
Born West Bromwich, Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided West Bromwich.
Buried LA NEUVILLE BRITISH CEMETERY, CORBIE.
Additional information from Tony Brookes;-
His wife, Elizabeth (nee Richardson) (married 1916), was born in Thorne.
Photo provided by Tony Brookes.
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