City of Leeds United in WW1

Remembering those from Leeds who gave their lives in world war one.



Below can be found details of the 138 men from Leeds who gave their lives fighting with the Canadian Armed Forces during World War One

ABBISS Arthur David Corporal 153350 43rd Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment KIA 08/10/1916 Aged 24. Born Hatfield 01/02/1892. Son of Arthur Willam a railway signalman and Rosina Hornet Married Hatfield 1889. Rosina Died 1900 Aged 30 giving birth to Reuben Albert. Arthurs father remarried in to Rose Ellen Stapleton in June 1901. Arthur lived in 1911 with his family at 20 Armley Park Road Occupation Railway Telegraphist. He arrived in Halifax Nova Scotia between 1911 and 1915. Enlisted Winnipeg 22/07/1915 Aged 23 years. Next of Kin details were his Father who lived at 5 Nunnington Terrace Armley. Occupation Station Agent. Arthur was described as being 5ft 7 inches tall dark complexion brown hair, brown eyes with a chest size of 36 inches. Religion Methodist. Arrived Halifax Nova Scotia 23/03/1912 on board the Victorian. "Arthur was Killed during the second attack on a German earthwork called Regina Trench. 43rd Bn were in trenches R.23.b.1.5 to R 24.s Sheet 57. d.s.e." Laid to Rest Regina Trench Cemetery Grandcourt Somme France. Remembered on Canadian Virtual Memorial.

AGAR Bernard Sergeant 21559 5th Bn Canadian Infantry Saskatchewan Regiment KIA Vimy Ridge 09/04/1917 Aged 25. Born Leeds. Son of John William Born Kirkbymoorside 1866 Minnie Born Whitby 1866 CWGC of Harehills Saskatchewan. Arrived Halifax Nova Scotia 1908. Enlisted Valcartier Canada 23/09/1914. Residence 1916 13 Maple Creek Saskatchewan. Laid to Rest Nine Elms Military Cemetery Thelus France.  (Brother of Roland Remembered below)

AGAR Roland Private 782045 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion British Columbia DOW 19/04/1917 Aged 21. Born Leeds 20/04/1896. Son of John William and Minnie Henderson Married 1891 St John Roundhay. Enlisted Moose Jaw Canada 04/02/1916. Family Address given as Harehills Saskatchewan on attestation papers. Gunshot Wound Abdomen Left Arm and Back DOW No2 Australian General Hospital Boulogne. Laid to Rest Wimereux Communal Cemetery France (Brother of Bernard details above)

APPLEBY Norman Lieutenant 79359 31st Battalion Canadian Infantry 29/03/1917 Aged 27.Military Medal and Military Medal Bar. Born Leeds 05/12/1887. Son of John Born Strines Marple Derbyshire 1853 and Mary Amelia Born Manchester 1851. Landed Quebec on board Empress of Britain 09/05/1913 from Liverpool. Enlisted Lethbridge Alberta Canada 18/11/1914 Aged 27 years and 2 months old Occupation labourer he was 5ft 8 1/2 inches tall with fair hair and blue eyes. He won his MM and MM Bar whilst serving has a Sergeant. Click here to read the Battilions Log book giving details of how Norman lost his life. CWGC Glen Roy 91 East Parade Harrogate Yorkshire England. Remembered Vimy Memorial France. Excerpt from the War Diary of the 6th Cdn Infantry Brigade for March 1917, Appendix 5A, describing the death of Lieutenant Appleby.

Harrogate Herald 4th April 1917 "Mr & Mrs John Appleby, Glen Roy, East Parade, Harrogate, have had intimation that their son, Lieutenant Norman Appleby, of the Canadians, is reported missing as from March 29th. Lieutenant Appleby, it will be remembered, played three-quarters back for the Harrogate Old Boys, before emigrating to Canada. He obtained his commission some four months since and was hopefully looking forward to further usefulness in his country's cause."

Harrogate Herald 11th April 1917 "Lieutenant Norman Appleby, son of Mr & Mrs John Appleby, of Glen Roy, East Parade, Harrogate, who was reported missing in our last issue, has been killed in action. During an operation on the enemy trenches on 29th March he was killed instantly, and died without pain. The success of the operation was due largely to the determined and gallant way in which he carried out his work. His conduct inspired those under him, and his loss to the whole battalion is keenly felt.

ATKINSON Robert Philip Private 177103 1st Battalion Canadian Infantry Western Ontario Regiment 23/09/1916 Aged 17. Born Leeds 1899. Son of Thomas Born Leeds 1860 and Mary Born Leeds 1862. Enlisted Montreal Canada 05/10/1915. On Roberts attistation papers he lied about his age saying he was born on the 5th of August 1895 which would have made him 20 years old. He was infact born 05/08/1899 making him just 16 years old, three years under the official age to enlist. Robert was 5 Feet 4 half inches tall with a fair complexion blue eyes and auborn hair, a chest size of 35 inches and a scar under his right nipple. Robert's brother Arthur Ernest enlisted in Montreal in October 1914 into the 24th Bn Canadian Regiment. CWGC 54 New Church Place Burmantofts. KIA Courcelette. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

ROBERT PHILLIP ATKINSON (Courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada)

ATKINSON William Private 420132 B Company 16th Bn Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) 18/04/1916 AGED 27.Born Leeds 02/09/1889. Son of William and Anna. Husband of Florence Smith Married St Mary the Virgin Hunslet 1903. CWGC 210 College Street St James Winnipeg Manitoba. Enlisted Winnipeg Canada 08/12/1914 Occupation steamfitter Residence 374 Ferry Road Manitoba, described as being 5ft 8 half inches tall of fresh complexion blue eyes and sandy coloured hair. I believe his age on the CWGC site is wrong should be 27 or 28 not 38. "Whilst on sentry duty William was shot through the head by a sniper at dusk. He was killed instantly."

Laid to Rest Woods Cemetery Belgium. 

BAILEY Herbert Private 475008 8th Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment DIED GSW Head 10/11/1918 Aged 38. Born Leeds 13/05/1880. Son of Alfred Born Leeds 1856 and Lydia D Brook Born Leeds 1861 Married 1879 St George Leeds. Enlisted Winnipeg Canada 21/07/1915. Attestation papers describe Herbert as being 5ft 3 inches tall, having a Fair Complexion, Blue eyes and Brown hair. Died London Hospital Epsom. Wife resident at 16 Banstead Grove Roundhay Road Harehills. Laid to Rest Grave 1173 Leeds General Cemetery Woodhouse Lane Leeds. Remembered on Screen Wall Lawnswood Cemetery Leeds England.

BALDWIN Edward Serjeant 83629 4th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery KIA 04/03/1918 Aged 26. Born 02/11/1891 Son of John Died 1916 Aged 49 and Mary Dowson Married 1888 St Lukes Leeds. Husband of Nelly 23 Mc Michael Avenue Toronto. Edward lost brothers Herbert 2nd Bn Shropshire Light Infantry 21/05/1916 and William 1/7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment  John who was serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps survived the war passing away in 1962.


Laid to Rest Sucrerie Cemetery Ablain-St. Nazaire France.

BALDWIN Harry Private 105144 5th Bn Canadian Infantry Saskatchewan Regiment KIA Courcelette Somme 10/09/1916 Aged 19. Born Leeds 10/10/1896. Son of Albert Edward Acaster Born Leeds 1876 and Sarah Ann Eunice Rhodes Born Leeds 1874 Married 1896 St Mary the Virgin Hunslet. Enlisted Regina Canada 08/11/1915. Harry was 5ft 8 half inches tall a fair complexion Brown Eyes and Brown Hair Occupation farmer. CWGC 28 Conway Mount Harehills. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

HARRY BALDWIN (Courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada)

BARR Walter Private 8604074 20th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment KIA S.W of Loos 17/01/1917 Aged 28. Born Leeds 26/10/1888. Son of Thomas Richardson Born Leeds 1874 Died Leeds December 1895 and Matilda Ann Watson Born Leeds 1874 Married Leeds 1891. Enlisted 12/04/1916 Bridgeburg Canada. Described as being 5ft 5 inches tall a Medium Complexion Blue eyes and Very dark Brown Hair. Born Walter Richardson his father passed away in 1895 and his mother remarried to Alfred Barr in December 1896. Walter fought under his Step fathers surname. CWGC West Beaver Street Glenfield Philadelphia Pa. U.S.A. Laid to Rest Maroc British Cemetery Grenay France.

BEAUMONT George Fred Lance Corporal 55157 A Company 19th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment KIA Courcelette 15/09/1916 Aged 25. Born Leeds 11/02/1891 Son of George William Born Hull 1856 and Ann Born Lockwood 1858. CWGC Rose Cottage The Orchards Crossgates Leeds. Landed Canada 1912. Enlisted 10/11/1914 Toronto Described as being 5ft 9 tall with a light complexion, blue eyes and Blonde hair. "Reported that at Courcelette George was wounded by a shell his wounds were dressed by a stretcher bearer however he was not seen after this". Remembered Vimy Memorial France. 2 Section B Company 19th Battalion Toronto Star on 19/01/1915 

BECK Ernest Robert Private 166714 2nd Bn Canadian Pioneers 30/07/1916 Aged 30. Born Leeds 06/05/1886. Son of  Richard Emmett Born Leeds 1845 and Martha Ann Born Hunslet 1854 Married  Dec 1874. CWGC 735 Vaughan Road Toronto Ontario. Native of Burley Leeds. Enlisted 02/10/1915 Toronto Canada Occupation Iron worker 5ft 6 tall with a Dark complexion Blue eyes and Dark hair. He had 2 operation scars on the right side of his neck. Laid to Rest Dikebush New Military Cemetery Belgium. GRAVE(PHOTO)

BICKERDIKE Herbert Lance Corporal 460909 27th Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment KIA 06/11/1917 Aged 28.Born Leeds 23/04/1889 Son of Moses Born Kippax 1863 and Mary Born 1865 Middlesbrough. Landed Halifax Nova Scotia 1911. Enlisted 02/06/1915 Winnipeg Described as being 6ft 2 tall with a Dark complexion Brown eyes and Brown hair. CWGC 19 Hovingham Terrace Harehills Leeds. "Reported Severely wounded by one of our own shells during military operations at Passchendaele His wounds were dressed by a stretcher bearer, but he died an hour later after being unconscious from the time he was hit."

Laid to Rest Passchendaele New British Cemetery Belgium.

BINNS Harry Private 104140 5th Bn Canadian Infantry Saskatchewan Regiment 28/04/1917Aged 43. Born Farnley Leeds. Son of George Born Newlay 1847 and May Born Bradford 1850. Husband of Esmeralda Falkinder Born Wibsey Slack Yorkshire 1875 Married Dewsbury December 1894.  1911 3 Kilburn St New Wortley. Enlisted Canada. Residence 1916 22 Qu'Appelle Water Street Saskatchewan. The 5th Bn was North of Arleux-en-Gohelle when Harry was KIA. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

BLACKBURN Alfred Private 925342 102nd Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment 18/02/1917 Aged 40. Born Leeds 11/01/1877. Son of Alfred Born Leeds 1852 and Sarah Ann Sutcliffe Born Leeds 1851. Married Leeds 1873. Husband of Edith Evelyn Jeffs Born Wellingborough Northamptonshire 1877 Married Leeds 1900. Enlisted Weyburn Saskatchewan 21/01/1916. Described as being 5ft 2 inches tall with a dark complexion Grey eyes and dark hair. Occupation tailors cutter. Laid to Rest Villers Station Cemetery Villers-Au-Bois France.

BLAND John Gunner 300611 Canadian Field Artillery 02/05/1916 Aged ? Husband of Grace Helen.


Laid to Rest Longuenesse St Omer Souvenir Cemetery France.

BOOTH Stanley Private 757488 54th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment DOW 09/08/1918 Aged 18. Born Worcester 11/01/1898 ? Son of George Preston Booth and Elizabeth Enlisted Hamilton Ontario Saskatchewan 07/01/1916. DOW at 47th Casualty Clearing station Shrapnal Wound Left Side. Stanley lied on his attestaion papers regarding his age, he was only 16 when he enlisted when he passed away an article appeared in the Hamilton Spectator, August 20, 1918. Laid to Rest Crouy British Cemetery Crouy-Sur-Somme France.  (PHOTO)

BOUCHER Henry Private 453180 58th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment KIA 8/10/1916 Aged 20. Born Leeds 12/10/1896. Son of Samual William Born Liverpool 1864 and Charlotte Hutton Born Armley Leeds 1864 Married St Mathias Burley 1885. Enlisted Toronto 06/08/1915. KIA Attacking Regina Trench Somme. Remembered Vimy Memorial France. 28/11/1916 Toronto Star Newspaper gave details of Henry's passing.

BOYD Thomas Ripley Gunner 42445 3rd Bde Canadian Field Artillery KIA 21/04/1916 Aged 33 Leeds Modern:1894-1896. Born Holbeck 05/05/1883. Son of Thomas a cloth finisher and embosser Born Leeds 1844 and Sarah Ann Sykes Born Leeds 1850 Married 1869 St Andrew Leeds. After leaving Leeds Boys Modern Thomas emigrated to Toronto Canada in 1904 and started a business as a plasterer in the firm of Boyd and Colisham.  03/09/1914 Thomas enlisted into the Canadian expeditionary Force at Valcartier 16 km from Quebec in Canada joining the 9th Battery Canadian Field Artillery having previousley served for three years in the Boar war. At his medical Thomas is described as being 5ft 7 inches tall, with a dark complexion black hair Grey eyes with a chest size of 37 inches. Thomas arrived in England in November 1914 and after training was sent to France in February 1915. He fought at Ieper and Festhubert and it was said that he fired the first shot at Neuve Chapelle. Recommended three times for honours for as what was described as,"faithfull and Gallent service" It was reported Thomas was Instantaneously Killed by a German shell near Poperinghe Belgium. He left £683.00 pounds in his will. Remembered Beeston Wesleyan Church. Leeds Boys Modern and Metropolitan United Church  56 Queen Street East Toronto Ontario Canada.

Laid to Rest Reninghelst New Military Cemetery Belgium.

BREARLEY Ernest Vincent Private 21120 21120 D Company 8th Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment KIA 26/09/1916 Aged 26. Born Leeds 10/05/1890. Son of Arthur Born Halifax 1853 and Mary Born Tiverton Devon 1856. 1911 7 St John Terrace West Leeds. 18/10/1913 Left Liverpool for Canada. Enlisted Valeartier Quebeck 09/09/1914 Described as being 5ft 9inch tall dark complexion grey eyes dark brown hair. CWGC 61 Kirkstall Avenue Leeds. 23/12/1919 Ernest was Exhumed 3/4 mile north of Pozieres and Laid to Rest Villers Courcelette British Cemetery France.

BRIGNALL Edward Private 922715 200th Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment 23/01/1917 Aged 19. Born Leeds 11/01/1898. Baptised Leeds All Souls. Son of Edward Born Leeds 1851 and Dorothy Lever Born Dudley 1856. Enlisted Winnipeg Manitoba 08/11/1916 Described as being 5ft 5 inch tall Dark complexion blue eyes and brown hair. Laid to Rest Winnepeg Brookside Cemetery Canada.

BROADBENT Henry Private 438858 2nd Bn Canadian Infantry Eastern Ontario Regiment DOW 15/11/1916 Aged 44. Born Leeds 19/03/1879. Son of William Henry Born Leeds 1846 and Jane Born Leeds 1846. Husband of Ella Maud Newby Born 1874 Marrried Leeds September 1899. Son Edgar Born Leeds 1900. Enlisted Fort Francis Ontario 28/01/1915. DOW No 5 General Hospital GSW to Shoulder Leg and Knee. CWGC 22 Kelsall Place Burley Leeds. Laid to Rest St Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen France.

BROADBENT Alfred James Private 827149 47th Bn Canadian Infantry Western Ontario Regiment DOW 03/06/1917 Aged 24. Born Leeds 02/12/1894. There is an Alfred James Born 1890 in Bradford, he gave details of a brother William living in Manchester when he enlisted, and in the 1901 census a William and Alfred are residing in Bradford. Enlisted Weyburn Victoria British Columbia 16/01/1917. DOW No 12 Canadian Field Ambulance Shrapnel Wounds to Right Arm Chest and Legs. Laid to Rest Villers Station Cemetery Villers-Au-Bois France.

BULL Wilfred Henry Private 766139 19th Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 47th Clearing Station DOW 10/08/1918 Aged 21.Born 01/05/1897 Stony Stratford Buckinghamshire. Son of Benjamin and Emma Sharp Married 1893. CWGC High Street Stony Stratford Buckinghamshire. Husband of Margaret Canavan Married 14/02/1916 Bond Street Methodist Church Toronto. CWGC 20 Woodhouse Lane Leeds. Enlisted 05/11/1915 Toronto Occupation Farmer Single Methodist. Lied about age to enlist hence CWGC age wrong. DOW at No 47 Casualty Clearing Station Shrapnel Wounds to Chest. Laid to Rest Crouy British Cemetery Crouy-Sur-Somme France. GRAVE

BURRELL Ernest Private 451801 58th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment KIA 27/08/1918 Aged 42. Born Leeds 04/01/1876. Son of Benjamin RobertShaw Born Leeds 1837 and Margaret Fanny Shakelton Born Leeds 1835. Married Leeds December 1861 Vol 9b Page 554. Husband of Edith Phyllis McDonald Married Ontario Canada 1901-1915. Enlisted Niagara Ontario 30/06/1915. CWGC Husband of Phyllis Pfretzchener (formerly Burrell) of Oakville Ontario. Ernest Brother William Clay Married Mary Alice Hawkins the sister of Thomas Henry Hawkins Remembered in this section. Reported that in action in area of Bois-Du-Sart Ernest was hit in the head by enemy machine gun bullets and Killed instantly. Laid to Rest Villers Dury Crucifix Cemetery France. Memorial Caledonia Ontario.

BURWELL John Edmund Private 820223 44th Bn Canadian Infantry New Brunswick Regiment Regiment KIA 31/10/1917 Aged 37. Born Leeds 19/05/1880. Son of John Edmund Born Oulton nr Leeds 1849 and Clara Louisa Town Born Halifax 1852. Married Leeds 1871. Husband of Annie Susannah Pallister Born Bradford 1890 Married Leeds St Hildas 1900. Arrived in Canada 1913. Enlisted Enco Ontario 02/02/1916. The 44th Bn was in action in Passchendaele area when John gave his life. CWGC 113 Cross Green Lane Leeds. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium.

BUTLER Edmund Cole Private 446417 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Eastern Ontario Regiment KIA 15/09/1916 Aged 39. Born Leeds 16/09/1876. Son of William J Born Leeds 1851 and Agnes Cole Born Leeds 1858. Husband of Mary Maud Collis Born Leeds 1880 Married Leeds St Augustine 1910. Enlisted Calgary 30/04/1915. CWGC 20 Burley Street Leeds. 1911 23 West End Terrace Hyde Park Occupation Chimney Sweeper. Reported to have been killed in the area of Courcelette at night by an enemy shell during an heavy bombardment. Remembered Vimy Memorial France. 

CALVERT John Cyril Private 24702 13th Bn Canadian Infantry Quebec Regiment 22/04/1915 Aged 24. Born Headingley 28/08/1890. Son of Rhodes Kennedy Born Leeds 1858 and Rose Cullen Born Shardlow 1862 Married Nottingham 1886 CWGC of Charnwood Far Headingley Leeds. Enlisted Valcartier 23/09/1914. Johns brother Captain Reginald Cullen gave his life 15/07/1916 fighting with C Company 7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment Aged 28 and lies at peace at Puchevillers British Cemetery Somme France. The 13th Bn was in area around St Julien at time of Johns death. John is Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium. John is also Remembered on the Imperial Tabacco of Canada Limited. and St Chads Headingley.

CARTER Ernest Private 811391 50th Bn Canadian Infantry Alberta Regiment 23/02/1917 KIA Aged 23. Born Leeds 17/12/1892. Son of Joseph Born Leeds 1847 and Mary Born Leeds 1850 Married Leeds. CWGC 28 Tramway Street Leeds. Enlisted Edmonton 12/07/1915. Laid to Rest Villers Station Cemetery Villers-Au-Bois France. Ernest was remembered in a local newspaper at the time he gave his life.

CATLEY Edward Private 454056 B Company 2nd Bn Canadian Infantry Eastern Ontario Regiment KIA 04/05/1917 Aged 23. Born Leeds 13/12/1896. Son of Frederick James Born Leeds 1857 and Ellen Wrathall  Married Leeds 1883. Landed Quebec 16/06/1911. Enlisted Lindsay Toronto 08/06/1915. The 2nd Bn was in Vicinity of Fresnoy when Edward gave his life. Mother Ellen resided 1927 at 28 Tramway Street Chapletown Road. Remembered Vimy Memorial France. Edward was remembered in a local newspaper at the time he gave his life.

CHADWICK Louis (Lewes) Private 54150 18th Bn Canadian Infantry Western Ontario Regiment KIA 15/09/1916 Aged Born Bramley Leeds 21/01/1879. Son of William Born Baildon 1855 and Ann Jane Driver Born Leeds 1856. Married Leeds 1876. CWGC of 10 Church Road Armley Leeds. 1901 census Louis is shown as living at Wellington Barracks London. Landed Quebec 1911. Enlisted Canada 16/12/1914 On his Attestation papers he served three years in the Scots Guards. It could be a resided in a French speaking part of Canada and used the name Louis as he was christened Lewes. Reported to have been buried at Martinpuich Somme M.31.b.3.6. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

CLARK Benjamin Private 234071 44th Bn Canadian Infantry 12/05/1917 DOW Aged 23. Born Hull 30/05/1894. Son of George and Ada Cox Married 1893 St Mary the Virgin Hunslet. 1901 Resided Hunslet. Enlisted Saskatoon 1916. Reported During an attack on enemy positions on 09/05/1917 was wounded in back by shrapnel. After receiving attention he was taken to No 6 Casualty Clearing station where he succumbed to his wounds three days later. 1921 details sent to father at 521 Avenue 1 South Saskatoon Canada. photo of Grave taken 21/01/1921. Laid to Rest Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension France.

CLARK Reginald George Private 234811 52nd Bn Canadian Infantry 27/08/1918 KIA Aged 23. Born 22/11/1895 Drake Selby. Son of George William Occupation Farmer and Amelia Carter Married 1887. CWGC/1911/Canadian Graves Thurstonville Beeston. Enlisted Saskatoon 21/04/1916 Occupation Farmer residence Meath Park. "Last seen at the jumping off trench in front and to the right of Bois De Vert Wood Since then no information has been reported of him." Remembered Vimy Memorial France. 

COOKE Harry Staff Serjeant 63191 13th Bn Canadian Infantry Quebec Regiment 16/11/1918 DIED Spanish Flu Aged 24. Born 16/03/1894 Leeds. Son of Isreal Born Featherstone 1872 and Pricilla Born Leeds 1871. CWGC 16 Seaforth Grove Harehills Lane Leeds. CWGC Husband of Daisy of 138 Avenue Road Toronto. Enlisted 01/12/1914 Montreal Canada. Reported Died in Quarters at Turnham Green. Laid to Rest Brookwood Military Cemetery England.

CUMMINGS  George John Private 700230 16th Bn Canadian Infantry 28/09/1916 Aged 33. Born Leeds 18/01/1883. Son of Robert and Mary. Husband of Gertrude CWGC of 38 Edmund Street Richmond Hill Leeds. Enlisted Winnipeg 10/12/1915 Residence No7 Clines Winnipeg. Previously served Middlesex Regiment and Kings Royal Rifles. 16th Bn relieved from trenches at Courcelette to Warloy at time of George gave his life. Remembered Vimy Memorial.

CUTLER Thomas Private 79917 31st Bn Canadian Infantry Alberta Regiment 06/11/1917 Aged 24. Born 03/05/1893 Hunslet. Son of James William Born Leeds 1868 and Alice Elizabeth Brown Born Pentney Norfolk 1869 Married Hunslet Leeds 1890. Sister of Doris. CWGC 6 Fewston Grove Cross Green Lane Leeds. Enlisted 18/11/1914 Medicine Hat Alberta Canada. 31st Bn was in Vicinity of Passchendaele when Thomas Gave his life. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium.

DAWSON Arthur Hedon Private 458453 60th Bn Canadian Infantry 18/09/1916 Aged 28. Born 18/02/1881 Leeds. Son of Stephen Born Bramley Leeds 1854 and Emma Born Easington 1856. Enlisted 22/07/1915 Canada. 60th Bn Reported being in trenches at Courcelette when Arthur gave his life. Reported to have been Laid to rest Behind Fabeck Graben Trench Sheet 57d.1/20.000.SE.R.28.c. Remembered Vimy Memorial.


DAY George Private 622535 52nd Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment 23/12/1916 Aged 32. Born 24/11/1884 Leeds Dec Vol 9b Page 475. Son of John Born Leeds 1861 and Caroline Born Leeds 1859. Husband of Rose E Greenwood Married 1910 Methodist Chapel Lady Lane CWGC 26 Glensdale Mount East End Park Leeds. Enlisted 28/12/1914 Medicine Hat Alberta Canada. 1921 Rose was at 37 Temple View Pontefract Lane. Laid to Rest Maroeuil British Cemetery France. 

DAY Walter Private 46996 13th Bn Canadian Infantry Quebec Regiment 24/04/1915 Aged 21. Born 03/11/1893 Leeds. CWGC Son of John and Caroline of 32 Shakespeare Street Burmantoft. Enlisted 26/09/1914 Valcartier Canada. 13th Bn was in trenches in Vicinity of St Julien when Walter gave his life.Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.

DENSLEY Frederick John Private 114559 Fort Garry Horse 19/05/1916 ACCIDENT Aged 28. Born Corston Bristol 17/03/1889. Son of Joseph and Sarah Anne Partridge Married 1883 Bedford. CWGC Claremont Avenue Woodhouse Square Leeds. Landed Canada 1908. Enlisted Saskatoon 28/12/1914 Occupation Baker. "On the 19/05/1916 during the course of his regimental duties as a cyclist he was found in an unconscious state on the Hestrus-Eps Road, North West of St Pol by the Staff Serjeant Major of his squadron, who was following on horse back. He was carried to the nearest house, and an ambulance and medical officer called for. He was found to be dead the cause being a fracture to the base of the skull, owing to a fall from his bicycle". Sarah Ann Received £95.00 from Fredericks will. Laid to Rest Teneur Roman Catholic Churchyard France.

DERRICK Arthur Thomas William 132189 13th Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 29/09/1916 Aged 39. Born Nottingham 17/08/1879 Son of Horace and Fanny  Nottingham Husband of Sarah Jane Colley Married 1906 Mansfield CWGC 1 Cross Exmouth Street Camp Road Meanwood. Enlisted 04/09/1915 Montreal Occupation Barber. Sarah Janes Address Given as 37 Boundry Place Liverpool. "Received shrapnel wounds to back and right shoulder during fighting around Mouquet Farm on 05/09/1917. He was sent and evacuated to No 22 General Hospital, Camiers where he succumbed to his wounds at 19;30 on 29/09/1916". Laid to Rest Etaples Military Cemetery France.


DEWES Lister Private 678078 B Company 116th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment DIED POW 19/09/1917 Aged 29. Born 23/12/1887 Leeds. Son of Henry Born Healaugh Tadcaster 1857 and Hannah Maria Wells Born Thorner 1854 Married Wetherby 1878. Landed Canada 1910. Husband of Mary Jane Westhead Married Toronto CWGC of 19 Beaver Avenue Toronto Ontario. Enlisted 07/02/1916 Toronto Ontario. (Toronto newspapers reported Lister's passing on the 4/5th of October 1917. Click Here. ) Reported through German sources died prisoner of war at Res lazarette C. Auby.

Laid to Rest Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery France.

DEWES Wilbert Private 55601 19th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment 12/09/1916 Aged 30. Born 06/06/1886 Leeds 1885. Son of Henry Born Healaugh Tadcaster 1857 and Hannah Maria Wells Born Thorner 1854 Married Wetherby 1878. Enlisted 11/11/1914 Valcartier Canada. Wilbert was exhumed from original grave. 1922 Mother resided 40 New Church Place Burmantofts. Laid to Rest Courcelette British Cemetery France. B

DICKINSON George Private 402727 34th Bn Canadian Infantry 06/03/1918 DIED Effects Wounds of Gas After Discharge Aged 40. Born Leeds 18/11/1879. Son of Robert Born York 1849 and Hannah Born Kendal Westmoreland 1849 CWGC 19 Hyde Park Road Leeds. Husband of Beatrice Brockson Married 1903 St Mathias Burley. CWGC 383 Russell Street Sarnia Ontario. Enlisted Sarnia Canada 18/01/1915. Suffered Gas Attack Xmas 1917 New Year 1918. Laid to Rest Sarnia lake View Cemetery Canada.

DUNHILL Ernest Private 71893 27th Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment DOW 25/06/1916 Aged 28. Born 29/12/1884 Leeds. Son of William Born Leeds 1861 and Jane Alice Haldenby Born Leeds 1865 Married Leeds 1882 CWGC 12 Bellbrook Avenue Harehills. Landed Canada 1913. Husband of Hannah Amelia Bottomley Born Leeds 1880 Married Leeds Registered Building 1915. Enlisted 28/10/1914 Brandon Manitoba Canada. Died at 2nd London General Hospital Chelsea Bomb Wound to Eye. 

Leeds Mercury 30/06/1916

Laid to Rest Harehills Cemetery Leeds England.

DUNNING James Private 114 Canadian Light Infantry Eastern Ontario Regiment DIED Spanish Flu 09/02/1919 Aged 40. Born Stockton 12/02/1879. Son of James and Margaret. Husband of Julia Carabine Married 1908 Leeds Registry Office. 1911 45 Cranberry Street York Road. CWGC 4 Glensdale Street East End Park Leeds. Enlisted Ottowa 24/08/1914. Reported Died of Influenza and Broncho Pneumonia at No 52 Stationary Hospital Le Harve. Laid to Rest Ste. Marie Cemetery Le Harve France.

DYER Thomas Valentine Private 412191 25th Bn Canadian Infantry Nova Scotia Regiment DOW 12/06/1916 Aged 21. Born Bramley Leeds 22/05/1895. Son of Joseph Valentine Born Dublin Ireland 1865 and Margaret Hope Born Westmoreland 1867 Married Bramley Leeds 1885. Enlisted Ontario 08/05/1915. DOW at No 1 Canadian Field Ambulance. Laid to Rest Transport Farm Cemetery 100 yards from Railway Dugouts after war Thomas was Exhumed.

 Laid to Rest Villers Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Belgium

EASTWOOD Arthur Roland Private 703265 72nd Bn Canadian Infantry British Columbia Regiment KIA 11/08/1917 Aged 34. Born Leeds 20/01/1883. Son of Silvester Born Leeds 1857 Died 1891 and Hannah Elizabeth Hewitt Born Leeds 1861 Married St Stephens Burmantofts 1879. (Remarried to James Aspinall in 1894). Husband of Louise Mary Ann Fussell Born Marleybone 30/01/1873 Died 16/04/1967 Married 03/09/1916 Victoria British Columbia Canada. Enlisted Vernon British Columbia 15/07/1915. CWGC 644 Belton Avenue Victoria British Columbia. "Was Killed instantly by explosion of enemy shell in dugout whilst sleeping". Laid to Rest Villers Station Cemetery Villers-Au-Bois France. 


FOSTER Harry Private 74266 28th Bn Canadian Infantry Saskatchewan Regiment DOW 05/09/1916 Aged 26. Born Leeds 29/12/1889. Son of Richard Born Braughton Lincolnshire 1850 and Margaret Ward Born Rothwell Leeds 1858. Enlisted Winnipeg 15/03/1915. CWGC 463 Carlaw Avenue Winnipeg Manitoba. "Died Gunshot wounds to Shoulder at Brook War Hospital Woolwich London. Laid to Rest Leeds Hunslet Old Cemetery.

FRASER John Samuel Private 460295 44th Bn Canadian Infantry New Brunswick Regiment DOW 28/10/1916 Aged 32. Born Leeds 09/10/1884. Son of James Born Edingburgh 1851 and Rebecca. Husband of Bessie Beatrice Dyton Married 12/09/1911 Winnipeg CWGC 410 Coxwell Avenue Toronto Canada. Enlisted Winnipeg Manitoba 26/08/1915. "In the course of his duties as a stretcher bearer, on the morning of 28/10/1916 and whilst rendering first aid to a wounded comrade in no mans land he himself was hit in the right wrist and left thigh by enemy shrapnel. His wounds were dressed and when circumstances permitted, he was placed in No 16 Ambulance Train, but died on his way to No 10 General Hospital." Laid to Rest St Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen France. 

GAINS Cecil Barnes Private 696755 175th Bn Canadian Infantry DIED Spanish Flu 18/02/1920 Aged 32. Born 27/11/1887 Leeds. Son of John William and Ethel Enlisted 06/05/1916 Medicine Hat Alberta Mothers Residence 10 Street Lane Harrogate Road Moortown. Residence Abbey Saskatchewan Occupation Framer.  Laid to Rest Calgary Union Cemetery Canada. Possibly related to GALE Below.

GAMBLE James Serjeant 42489 3rd Brigade Canadian Field Artillery KIA 23/04/1915 Aged 24. Born Leeds 26/07/1890. Son of Joe Hudson Died 1899 and Mary Elizabeth Leech Married 1889 Leeds, Mary Remmaried To Joss Constantine Bramley 1902. CWGC 4 Cabul Place Armley. Enlisted Valcartier Canada 22/09/1914. Reported Laid to Rest near St Jean. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium.

GALE Thomas Frederick 436093 4th Bn Canadian Infantry 25/10/1920 Aged 32. Born 11/10/1887 Dorsetshire. CWGC Son of John and E Remarried to Gains  Bryncliffe Nursery Lane Moortown. Laid to Rest Edmonton Mount Pleasent Cemetery Canada.

GATENBY Walter Private 163829 75th Bn Canadian Infantry 09/04/1917 KIA Aged 27. Born Leeds 17/05/1889. Son of Thomas (CWGC John) and Mary Smickersgill Married 1871 St Peters Leeds. Landed Canada 1909. Husband of Grace Statom Married York Toronto 17/05/1911 CWGC 170 Drayton Avenue Toronto Ontario. Enlisted Toronto 10/08/1915. "Whilst taking part in an attack on Vimy Ridge Walter was hit in the head by a rifle bullet and instantly killed" Walter was Exhumed form 1/2 Mile South West of Givenchy-En-Gohelle 4 Miles South West of Lens. Laid to Rest Canadian Cemetery No 2 Neuville-St Vaast Vimy France.

GEDGE Herbert Private 237782 75th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment KIA Hill 70 Near Lens 17/08/1917 Aged 34. Born Leeds 19/11/1883. Son of Albert Born Old Buckenham Norfolk 1846 and Rose Hannah Taylor Born Leeds 1849 Married Kirkstall. Husband of Bella McCardle Married 16/09/1910 Ontario. 1909 went to USA 1910 residing Detroit Ward 5 Wayne Michigan. went to Canada 16/06/1910. Enlisted Toronto Canada 08/05/1916. CWGC 117 Robinson Street Hamilton Ontario. Remembered on the following Memorial's dedicated in 1923. Toronto Street Railway Employees. 204th Battalion Toronto City Hall. Toronto Old City Hall. Herbert was remembered in the Toronto Evening Telegrath  04/09/1917. He was employed as a Conductor on the Toronto Street Railway. Reported to have been laid to Rest in an isolated grave where he fell near Lens. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

GILLIGAN Thomas Serjeant A/203 1st Bn Canadian Infantry Western Ontario Regiment KIA Messines 05/11/1915 Aged 38. Born Leeds 17/05/1879. Son of John and Winifred Kennen Married 1873 Leeds Registered Building CWGC of 4 Merry Street Wellington Street Leeds. Husband of Eva Enlisted Windsor Canada 12/01/1915.  Laid to Rest St Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery Belgium. (Brother Joseph KIA 28/09/1915.)

GREEN Herbert John Private 1051072 28th Bn Canadian Infantry Saskatchewan Regiment KIA 07/11/1917 Aged 36. Born Leeds 28/04/1882. Son of Thomas and Margaret Ann Metcalfe Born Leeds 1858 Married Leeds 1882. Enlisted 07/07/1916 North Battleford Canada. Residence Mervin Occupation Post office. KIA Passchendaele. 29/09/1922 Will of £478.00 to his Brother Frederick Bywater. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium.

HADDLESEY Lewis Private 1038074 Canadian Forestry Corps DIED Windlesham Hospital 31/12/1916 Aged 21. Born South Duffield 15/02/1894 Son of John William and Mary Mountain Shaw Married Selby 1878. Residence 1916 37 Garnet Grove Leeds. Enlisted Toronto 24/08/1916 Occupation Teamster. Accidental Death Hit by a Motor Vehicle. Laid to Rest Holbeck Cemetery Leeds.

HALL Alfred Private 285195 4th Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 09/11/1917 Aged 28. Born Leeds 02/03/1889 Son of George and Sarah Jane Pinkney Married 1886 St Peter Leeds. Husband of Edith Houston CWGC 17 Pembroke Street Toronto. "During operations at Passchendaele whilst on duty as a runner at Company Headquarters an enemy gas shell landed in the mouth of a Pill Box, and was badly gassed. This occurred on 02/11/1917. He was at once admitted to a Field Hospital then taken to No 5 General Hospital Rouen. He passed away seven days later." Laid To Rest St. Sever Cemetery Extension Rouen France.

HALL Percy 841037 Private 42nd Bn Canadian Infantry 12/08/1918 KIA Aged 28. Born Leeds 14/10/1889. Son of William and Alice Coker Married 1876 St Mathias Burley CWGC 15 Belle Vue Street Belle Vue Road Leeds. 1911 Residence 2 Kelsall Road Kirkstall Warehouseman. Enlisted Montreal 18/12/1915 Residence Urbain Street Montreal. "During an attack on Parvillers and whilst proceeding with his company up Pellican Alley he received a gunshot wound in the head and died instantly.This occurred about 15:30." Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

HALL William Newsom Private 7862 2nd Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 29/04/1915 Aged 22. Born Leeds 06/07/1892. Son of Henry and Agnes Newsom Married 1892 St Hilda Leeds Knowsthorpe Residence 1914 1 Hope Crescent Leeds. Enlisted 21/09/1914 Valcartier Occupatioin Machinist. DOW at Rawl Pindi British General Hospital Wimereux. Laid To Rest Wimereux Communal Cemetery France. Remembered Armley Park Memorial.

HART Frederick Private A/24024 5th Bn Canadian Infantry 25/07/1916 KIA Aged 29. Born Dove Holes Derbyshire   3/02/1888. Son of James and Catherine CWGC 10 Rombalds Place Armley. Enlisted 17/07/1915 Occupation Farmer. "Whilst on Duty in the front line trench at Hill 60 Zillebeke, he was hit and killed instantly by an enemy rifle grenade." Laid To Rest Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Belgium.

HAWKINS Arthur Johnson Private 736103 16th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA Vimy Ridge 09/04/1917 Aged 33. Born St Luke Leeds 11/09/1884. Son of Windsor Unmarried and a Machinist Aged 17 when she gave birth to Arthur. Enlisted 29/11/1915 Letherbridge Canada Occupation logger. Laid to Rest 1/2 mile South East of Neuville St Vaast Approx Location Sheet 44a.A.10.c.9.7. 1936 Report sent to Uncle Arthur Denby Hawkins 36 Bayswater Crescent Roundhay Road. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

HAWKINS Thomas Henry Private 213300 19th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA Courcelette 15/09/1916 Aged 37. Born Leeds 25/07/1878. Son of Thomas Henry and Ann Delahunt Married Sheffield 1876. Husband of Mary Alice Garraway Married 13/10/1909 St John's Anglican Church St Thomas Ontario. 1911 39 Lilian Street Kirkstall Road. Enlisted 16/12/1915 Windsor Ontario Residence 245 Jessie Street Pontiac Michigan USA. 1928 Mary Alice was living in St John Winnipeg Canada. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

THOMAS HENRY HAWKINS (Courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada)


HENDERSON George Private 231098 50th Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 24/06/1917 Aged 19. Born Leeds  08/03/1897. Son of George and Mary Elizabeth Simpson Married 1897 Leeds Registry Building. CWGC Mary E  Cornish formerly Henderson New Lindsay Alberta. Enlisted 01/03/1916 South Edmonton. "DOW Shrapnel Wounds to Abdomen at No 11 Canadian Field Ambulance". Laid to Rest Villers Station Cemetery France.

HEWITT Lewis Private 3031156 102nd Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 27/09/1918 Aged 22. Born Stillington 07/10/1891 Son of John and Hannah Murrey Married Easingwold 1878. CWGC 17 Jameson Street Meanwood Road. Enlisted 16/11/1916 Occupation Labourer. "During an attack South of Bourlon Wood he was shot through the heart and killed about 15:00." 

Laid to Rest Bourlon Wood Cemetery France. 

HEWITT William Private 3031868 4th Bn Canadian Mounted Rifles 26/08/1918 Aged 23. Born Leeds 25/12/1896. Son of Benjamin and Sarah E Watson Married 1888 St Peter with St Cuthbert Hunslet Moor. 1901 Living 1 Sutcliffe Street Beeston Hill. Enlisted Toronto 03/01/1918 Occupation Sheet Metal Worker. Laid to Rest Orange Hill Cemetery Feuchy France.

HICK Herbert Private 13420 Private 13420 5th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA Vimy Ridge 09/04/1917 Aged 35. Born 09/06/1881 Leeds. Son of George and Annie Husband of Charlotte Ellen Trueman Married 1915 Bradford CWGC 107 Gaythorne Road West Bowling Bradford. Enlisted 19/09/1914 Valcartier Canada. Brother Arthur residing Keighley. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

HODGSON Samuel Proctor 427492 Private 13th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 01/12/1916 Aged 26. Son of John and Husband of  Edith Anna Ward Married 1915. YEP 08/12/1916 No 18 Grosvenor Avenue Blackman Lane. Reported to have been killed whilst in trenches at Souchez.



Laid to Rest Villers Station Cemetery Villers Au Bois France.

HOLGATE Herbert Arthur Sergeant 477418 Royal Canadian Regiment KIA Vimy Ridge 09/04/1917 Aged 24. Born Leeds 1892 Vol 9b Page 504. Son of Alfred W and Emily Pettler Married 1888 Leeds Registered Building. CWGC/Service Record 2 De Grey Terrace Woodhouse Lane. Enlisted Halifax Nova Scotia 22/08/1915. Landed France 02/11/1915. Promoted to Sergeant 07/06/1916 Reported Missing then KIA 09/04/1917. "Exhumed from South Petit Cemetery Vimy South South West of Lens" Laid to Rest La Chaudiere Military Cemetery Vimy France.

HOLMES Harry Private 681594 20th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 05/11/1917 Aged 40. Born Henry Leeds 10/10/1877. Son of John and Maria Crooks Married 1870 St Stephen Kirkstall. 1911 Forge Lane Armley. Landed Canada 1902. Husband of Frances CWGC 73 McMurray Avenue West Toronto. Enlisted Toronto 30/03/1916. Residence 5th Avenue Weston Ontario Occupation Iron Worker. "Exhumed from H Track Cemetery 100 Yards West of Cooley Road 31/4 Miles North of Ypres." Laid to Rest Potijze Chateau Grounds Cemetery Belgium.

HORROX John Private 435227 50th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA Vimy Ridge 12/04/1917 Aged 26. Born Leeds 17/01/1891 Son of John William and Mary Rumfit Married 1890 Leeds Registered Building. CWGC 13 Stainbeck Avenue Meanwood. Enlisted Calgary 26/05/1915 Occupation Printer Mother Mary 83 Skinner Lane Leeds. "Exhumed from South West of Givanchy-En-Gohelle 31/4 South west of Lens" Laid to Rest Canadian Cemetery No 2 Neuville-St. Vaast France.

HUDSON Arthur Private 18th Bn Canadian Infantry 12/04/1916 KIA Near St Eloi Aged 29. Born Skipton 28/09/1888. Son of Marmaduke and Margaret Booth Married Skipton 1872. CWGC 168 Vesper Road Kirkstall. Enlisted Windsor Ontario 15/02/1915. "Reported Laid to Rest Voorzmezeele Cemetery 2 1/2 Miles  south of Ypres" Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium.

HUDSON John George Private 405054 19th Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 11/04/1917 Aged 29. Born Armley 02/05/1888. Son of John and Emily CWGC 1 Jesse Street Cross Lane Wortley. Enlisted Toronto 12/04/1915 Occupation Moulder. "Took part in an attack with his Bn on Vimy Ridge on 09/04/1917.They had just reached their first objective  when they were subjected to heavy machine gun fire. John suffered serious GSW to the thigh and abdomen, and was subject to a Gas attack. He was taken to No 3 Canadian General Hospital where he passed away from his wounds and gangrene from the Gas". Laid to Rest Bolougne Eastern cemetery France.

HUDSON Albert Private 65456 24th Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 28/01/1917 DOW to Head Aged 24. Born Leeds 26/11/1892. Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Ann Houseman Married 1882 Farnham St Oswald CWGC/Enlistment 74 Pemberton Terrace Dewsbury Road. Enlisted Montreal 16/10/1914 Occupation Clerk. Wounded 02/10/1916 Gunshot Wounds to Head and Leg. 

Laid to Rest Hunslet Cemetery Leeds.

HUGHES James Private 189859 91st Bn Canadian Infantry 29/04/1916 Accident Aged 45. Born County Mayo Ireland 05/04/1871 Son ofJohn and Jane CWGC Becker Street York Road. Enlisted St Thomas Elgin County 15/01/1916 Occupation Mechanic. "Fall from bridge. Fell from P.M. Railroad Bridge a distance of 60ft. James had been warned not to cross but ignored this request he was found 12 hours later" Laid to Rest St Thomas Holy Angels Roman Catholic Cemetery Elgin County Toronto Canada.

JACKSON Leonard Serjeant 55763 19th Bn Canadian Infantry 11/09/1916 DOW Aged 22 AWARD D.C.M. Born Leeds 27/02/1894. Son of John T and Maria Williamson Married 1889 St Peter with St Cuthbert Hunslet Moor. Enlisted Toronto 12/11/1914 Occupation Grocer. CWGC 14 Ford Street Hunslet. "DOW Gunshot Wounds to head at No48 casualty Clearing Station" Laid to Rest Sunken Road Cemetery Contalmaison Somme France. AWARD: Distinguished Conduct Medal London Gazette 14/03/1916 For conspicuous gallantry. Lance-Sergeant Jackson and Private Hutchison accompanied the Battalion Grenade Officer into the enemy's trench and remained there reconnoitring for half an hour. Valuable information resulted from this hazardous expedition. (Private John Hitchinson was Born 11/03/1893 Glasgow Enlisted 11/11/1914 and Survived the war)

JACKSON Harry Reginald Private 135170 52nd Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 14/12/1916 Aged 42. Born Sunderland 31/05/1877. Husband of Maria Theresa Cattaneo Married 1898 Leeds Registered Building. CWGC 41 Grattan Street Burley Road. 1911 Beerseller Landlord Crown Hotel 41 Grattan Street Burley Road Leeds. Laid to Rest Leeds General Cemetery Woodhouse. "DOW Gunshot Wounds to back. Passed Away Ontario Military Hospital Orpington Kent". Remembered Lawnswood Cemetery Wall Leeds.

JACKSON Llewellyn Crossley Private 110266 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion DOW 18/09/1916 Aged 22. Born Thwaite Mills 14/03/1893. Son of William Robert and Lilly Crossley Married 1890 Hunslet District Registered Building. CWGC Lennoxville Quebec. 1911 5 Chapel Lane Armley Occupation Machine Fitter. Enlisted Montreal 03/02/1916 Machinist. DOGSW to the Head at the 9th Casualty Clearing Station.

Laid to Rest Contay British Cemetery France.

JACKSON Samuel Corporal 887067 46th Bn Canadian Infantry 15/04/1917 DOW Aged 30. Born Leeds 21/03/1886. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth 1915 32 Roman Place Roundhay.  Enlisted North Battleford Saskatoon  12/12/1915 Occupation Electrician. "DOW GSW to Thigh and Left Wrist at No 14 General Hospital Wimereux" 

Laid to Rest Wimereux Communal Cemetery France.

JAMES George Owen Private 406748 1st Bn Canadian Infantry 28/07/1918 Aged 39. Born Leeds 17/07/1878. Baptised 01/10/1878. Son of George and Sarah  CWGC 20 Craven Terrace Earlton Hill Leeds. Husband of Georgina Winifred CWGC 5th Avenue West Hamilton Ontario. Enlisted Hamilton 20/04/1915 Occupation Brickmaker. "Whilst Travelling in an Ambulance on Becket drive Hamilton Ontario, a car attempted to overtake the Ambulance, the car hit the Ambulance and both vehicles went over the  embankment" Laid to Rest Hamilton Cemetery Canada. 

JEFFERSON Bertrem Drew 22883 2nd Bn Canadian Infantry Eastern Ontario Regiment KIA 22/04/1915 Aged 27.   Born Leeds 21/08/1887 Baptised Wesleyan  Methodist Chapel Leeds 19/09/1887. Son of Dr. Robert Pickering and Margaret Annie Hurst Married Leeds Registered Building 1884. CWGC 576 Ashton Old Road Openshaw Manchester. Enlisted Quebec 29/09/1914 Occupation Engineer Draghtsman. His father was residing at Hoxton Street London. Bertrem was KIA Attacking St Julien during the 2nd Battle of Ypres this was when the Germans used Gas for the first time creating a four mile wide gap. Remembered Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.

JONAS Wynne (Herwin) Serjeant 73801 39th Bn Canadian Infantry DIED 13/11/1919 Aged 35. Born Edinburgh 24/04/1884 Son of Maurice Died Leeds 1914 and Pauline Meyerdorf Enlisted Regina Saskatoon 24/10/1914 Residence 264 Garnet Street Regina Saskatoon. Occupation Accountant. Fair Complexion Blue Eyes  with Dark Brown Hair. Died Abscess of Brain Tuxedo Hospital Winnipeg. Laid to Rest Winnipeg Brookside Cemetery Canada.

JOHNSTON Gerald Private 477470 Royal Canadian Regiment KIA 31/10/1917 Aged 25. Born Leeds 17/09/1891. Enlisted 24/08/1915.  KIA on attck at Passchendaele. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.

KNOCK Frederick Taylor Private 432128 49th Bn Canadian Infantry 03/06/1916 Aged 41.Born 11/04/1875 Leeds. Son of George and Anna Eliza Pryke Married Stow Suffolk 1869. CWGC Meanwood Grove Leeds. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Pilkington Married 18/03/1903 St Philips Wellington Street Leeds. CWGC 12 Wharfedale Street Meanwood Road Leeds. Arrived Canada 1909. Enlisted Edmonton Alberta 04/01/1915 Occupation Labourer Residence 103rd 109th Street Edmonton. "Buried by shell fire on edge of Sanctuary Wood Buried there exhumed after war."

Laid to Rest Sanctuary Wood Cemetery Belgium.

LAIDLAW Robert Private 477504 Royal Canadian Regiment DOW 18/09/1916 Aged 23. Born Leeds 10/02/1892. Son of Robert and Dora Duffell Married 1888 Newcastle Upon Tyne. 1921/CWGC 101 Elford Grove Harehills. Enlisted 22/08/1915 Occupation Carpenter. Reported DOW at Special Hospital Warloy.

 Laid to Rest Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension France.

LAMB  Robert Henry Private 47877 15th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 06/08/1916 Aged 35. Born Son of Eli and Maria Turner Married 1877 Knaresborough Register Office. Husband of Ellen Cotter Married 1904 St Clement Sheepscar. 1930/CWGC 12 Grant Mount Leeds. "15th Bn were in Tranches at the Bluffs Zillebeke when Robert gave his life." Laid to Rest Railway Dugouts Burial Ground Belgium. GRAVE V111.A.21

LAMBERT William Edward Private 447731 31st Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 10/10/1916 Aged 29. Born Leeds 13/05/1887. Son of William and Eliza Newill Married 1880 St George Leeds. CWGC Oakwood Roundhay. Husband of Daisy K. 1923 PO Box 160/CWGC Beverly Alberta. Enlisted Calgary 25/10/1915 Occupation Carpenter. "Died of Multiple Gunshot Wounds, caused on the attack at Courcelette Village on 27/09/1916 passed away at No1 Canadian General Hospital Etaples."   Laid to Rest Etaples Military Cemetery France.

LEATHER Herbert James Outram Private 116021 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles British Columbia Regiment KIA 01/12/1915 Aged 30. Born Leeds 24/08/1884 Son of George Herbert and Gertruide Outram Married 1879 St Saviour Cross Green. Husband of Ruth Watson Married 11/07/1911 St Peter Leeds. 1911 Residingwith family in Armley. 1922/ CWGC 20 Hill Street Edinburgh. Enlisted Occupation Salesman.  "While in front line trenches at Ploegsteert Herbert was hit on the head and killed instantly by an enemy shell". Laid to Rest Hill 63 Rosenberg Chateau Military Cemetery Sheet 28.T.18.d.2.8. Exhumed 16/05/1930" Left £2700.00 to Ruth who was residing at 11 Western Terrace Murrayfield Edinburgh"

Laid to Rest Berks Cemetery Extension Belgium. GRAVE II.D.28

LEAVERLAND Harry (Henry) Private 781405 28th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 06/11/1917 Aged 27. Born Leeds 27/06/1890. Son of James and Emma Roberts Married 1873. CWGC/1929, 1 Middleton Avenue Stoney Rock Lane Burmantofts. Landed Canada 1914. Enlisted 11/12/1915 Mosse Jaw Saskatoon. Residence Scout Lake Occupation Farmer. Brother Percy B Leeds 20/08/1888 also Served. KIA North of Passchendaele. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium.

LEEMING Samuel Private 435255 22nd Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 27/08/1918 Aged 20. Born Leeds 12/01/1897. Son of Samuel and Bridget Keane Born Galway Ireland 1869 Died Leeds 1933. Residence 1924 9 Bertha Mount York Road Richmond Hill. Enlisted Calgary 30/05/1915 Occupation Labourer. "KIA in the morning during an attack on Bois du Vert" Sam as exhumed from Sheet 51b.0.8.d.80.04."  Laid to Rest Dury Crucifix Cemetery France. GRAVE 11.A. 50

SAMS PENNY SENT TO MOTHER BRIDGET  (Courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada)

LESLIE Charles Edward Serjeant 463640 62nd Bn Canadian Infantry DIED 31/08/1915 Aged 36. Born 08/03/1879 Ontario. Son of John and Elizabeth CWGC Manningham Lane Bradford. CWGC Husband of Alice 18 Arthur Place Belle Isle Road Hunslet Carr. Enlistment shows Alice as Sister in Law. Alice Mears Married William Leslie in 1918. Enlisted 09/11/1914 Vancouver. Occupation Tailor. "Reported Died from Hear Failure whilst undergoing physical training" Laid to Rest Vernon Pleasent Valley Cemetery British Columbia Canada.

LITHERLAND Alfred Osborn Hopwood Private 678033 116th Bn Canadian Infantry MIA 23/07/1917 Aged 40. Born Stepney London 14/02/1876. Son of Alfred and Julia Hopwood Married St Luke Sheepscar 1871. Husband of Annie Delaney Married Leeds Registrey Office 1900. Emigrated to Canada 1905.  Enlisted Toronto 25/03/1916 Residence/1936/CWGC 81 Dagmar Avenue Toronto Occupation Bricklayer. Left Halifax Nova Scotia October 1916. "MIA Trenches South West of Avion France." Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

LOFTHOUSE Thomas Private 440522 Royal Canadian Regiment KIA 08/10/1916 Aged 19. Born Leeds 02/08/1896 I believe Thomas lied about his age and was born in  Armley 1899 KIA Aged 17. Son of John William and Ruth Tomlinson Married 1877 St Matthew Little London, Leeds Enlisted Prince Albert Saskatchewan 21/12/1914. Occupation Teamster. "KIA on attack North West of Courcelette no record of burial" Remembered Vimy Memorial France. Also Remembered St. Albins Cathedral Prince Albert Saskatchewan.

THOMAS LOFTHOUSE  (Courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada)

MARSHALL William Private 253075 10th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 28/04/1917 Aged 31. Born Leeds 23/02/1886. Son of John William Ashforth and Albina CWGC 41 Parkfield Mount Beeston. KIA on attack of village of Arleux-en-Gohelle. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

MASON John Marshall Sapper 75713 5th Bn Canadian Railway Troops 04/04/1917 KIA Aged 36.  Born Leeds 09/11/1883. Son of Alfred and Mary . Husband of Ivy Longbottom Married 1917 Bramley and Holbeck District Registered Building. CWGC 50A Theaker Lane Armley. Enlisted Vancouver 23/02/1915 Mothers Residence 48 Hedley Street Occupation Engineer. 5th Bn was at St Vaast. Exhumed from Dainville. Laid to Rest Highland Cemetery Roclincourt France. GRAVE II.C.55

McCall Richard Malcolm Private 859824 43rd Bn Canadian Infantry 26/10/1917 Aged 27. Born Leeds 17/04/1890. Son of John Lorimer and Mary Marshall Married Scotland. Husband of Ellen


Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.

MILLS James William Corporal 159148 18th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 28/08/1918 Aged 35. Born Shadwell 29/07/1883. Son of Allen and Sarah Elizabeth Fawcett Married 1872 St Matthew Chapel Allerton. Husband of Elizabeth Morrell Married 1907 St Stephen and St Agnes Burmantofts. CWGC 10 Glenthorpe Avenue York Road. Enlisted 14/09/1915 Toronto. Occupation Shoemaker. Reported that James on operations at Vis-En-Arois was hit in the legs and body by a shell and died instantly. Laid to Rest Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery Haucourt France. GRAVE II.A.23

MONTGOMERY Clyde Gregory Serjeant 306609 30th Battery Canadian Field Artillery Attached Royal Air Force 06/02/1919 Aged 26. Born Winnipeg Canada 27/03/1889. Son of the late Charles Edward and Annie Butt CWGC 15 Glenlake Avenue Toronto. Husband of Edith CWGC 32 Consort Terrace St. Johns Road Leeds. Enlisted 01/06/1917. Occupation Customs Officer. Whilst bathing in the sea at Aboukir Clyde became exhausted and drowned before assistance could reach him. Laid to Rest Alexandria Hadra War Memorial Cemetery Egypt.

MOORE William Hubert Private 722023 27th Bn Canadian Infantry 26/06/1918 KIA West of Agney Aged 29. Born Leeds 14/05/1889. Son of William Richardson and Lizzy Married 1889 St Mathias Burley. Enlisted Manitoba Occupation  Farmer. Laid to Rest Bellacourt Military Cemetery Riviere France.

MORRIS Alfred Private 526539 50th Bn Canadian Infantry 18/10/1918 DIED Aged 23. Born Bristol 07/09/1894. Son of William and Edith CWGC 45 Nile Street North Street Leeds. Enlisted 17/07/1915 Montreal Occupation Shop Assistant. Died Broncho Pneumonia (Spanish Flu) No 30 Casualty Clearing Station. Laid to Rest Bucquoy Road Cemetery Ficheux France.

NELSON William Corporal Corporal 625 Canadian Light Infantry Eastern Ontario Regiment DIED Appendicitis 11/12/1915 Aged 29. Born Driffield Son of Henry Watson and Marie Hodson. CWGC 11 Luxor Avenue Harehills Road. Landed Canada from Liverpool 10/06/1911. Husband of Emily Foster Married Edmonton 1913. Laid to Rest Ste. Marie Cemetery Graville-St. Honorine Le Harve France.



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O'CONNELL Daniel Ernest Gunner 348998 5th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery DOW 14/04/1917 Aged 36. Born 19/08/1883 Punjab India. Son of Col Matthew Daniel Born Cork Ireland and Annie Georgina Born Belfast. 1911 Grimston Park Tadcaster. CWGC 73 Harehills Avenue. Enlisted 12/04/1916 Kingston Ontario. FResidence Toronto. DOW Gun Shot Wounds to Head and Hand at No 30 Casualty Clearing Station. Laid to Rest Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension France.

OGIER William Verner Private 138656 3rd Bn Canadian Infantry 08/10/1916 KIA Aged 29. Born Leeds 16/07/1887. Son of Theordore and Rhoda Broadbent Married 1869 St Peter Hunslet. Landed Canada 1910. Husband of Elizabeth A Married York Ontario 26/06/1911. CWGC 210 Winnett Avenue Vaughan Road Toronto. KIA on attack of Desire Trench Courcelette body not recovered. Remembered Vimy Memorial France. TORONTO STAR 31/10/1916

PAWSON Edward Ernest 42372 3rd Brigade Canadian Field Artillery KIA 30/09/1918 Aged 28. Born Leeds 20/11/1889. Son of James and Annie Abbey Married 1872 Christ Church Harrogate. 1911 Residing with Sister Gertrude Dodsworth at 10 Hudson Grove Occupation Joiner. Landed Portland Maine USA 1913. Enlisted 25/09/1914 Occupation Carpenter Relative Mrs Durham at 54 Nowell Mount Harehills. KIA whilst directing fire of his battery, during operations South East of Haynecourt, an enemy shell exploded close to him, a splinter striking in the head Edward died instantly. Laid to Rest Triangle Cemetery Inchy-en-Artois France.

PAYNE Arthur Edgar Simpson 678894 116th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 17/04/1918 Aged 31. Born St Helier Jersey 1888. Son of James William and Alice Morgan Married Islington 27/07/1877. 1891 Cross Speedwell Street Woodhouse. 1901 Living Chapel Allerton. March 1911 Landed Canada. Husband of Louisa Jane Ridewood Married 15/11/1916 St Jude Bradford. CWGC 13 Mellor Street Thorncliffe Road Bradford. Enlisted 31/01/1916 Ontario Residence Nobleton Ontario. Mother Monkbridge Road Headingley. Early morning of 17/04/1918 killed in trenches North of Lens by concussion of a shell that landed near by. Remembered St Chads Headingley. His brother also gave his life. Laid to Rest Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery France.

PEARCY John Private 552406 Canadian Light Infantry Eastern Ontario Regiment DOW 19/01/1918 Aged 28. Born Leeds 05/11/1889. Son of James and Eliza Scarth Married 1883 Holy Trinity Meanwood. Husband of Ethel Maud Westmoreland Married 1910 St Philip Wellington Street. CWGC 485 Albert Street Peterboro Ontario. DOW Penetrating Gunshot Wound Chest Right Side No 11 Canadian Field Ambulance. Laid to Rest Villiers Station Cemetery France.

PICKARD Arthur Private 441053 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion DOW 10/10/1916 Aged 28. Born 16/11/1887 Son of Tom and Elizabeth Moore. Husband of Blanche Laycock CWGC 358 Meanwood Road. 1911 in West Yorkshire Regiment Sobraon Barracks Circular Road Colchester. Enlisted Waterloo 22/04/1915 Saskatoon Residence Quebec Avenue Highlands Saskatoon Occupation electrician. DOW Gunshot wound to Kneck at No10 General Hospital. Laid to Rest St Sever Cemetery Rouen France. GRAVE B.16.17

POOLE Harry 812171 21st Reserve Bn Canadian Infantry DOW 17/08/1917 Aged 23. Born Leeds 08/07/1895. Son of Thomas H and Amelia. Husband of Pearl A Aged 19 1911 121 Edmonton Edmonton East Alberta.  CWGC 136 Raymond Avenue Ocean Park California. 1911 9 Kitchener Avenue Harehills. Died result of Mine Explosion.  Laid to Rest St Marys Bramshot Hampshire.

POWELL  Charles Ernest Private 730803 4th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment DOW 11/08/1918 Aged 20. Born 25/04/1898 Leeds. Son of Charles James and Laura Blanche Taylor Married 1897 St Peter Leeds. /1923CWGC 10 Pearson Avenue Brudnell Road Hyde Park Headingley. DOW Charles was in Lewis Gun Section whilst in act of rushing forward during an attack on 08/08/1918 was shot in the chest by a rifle bullet. His wound was dressed and he was evacuated to a field ambulance then to No 5 Casualty Clearing Station where he passed away. Laid to Rest Crouy British Cemetery Crouy-Sur-Somme France. GRAVE VI.B.8. Memorial Cross

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REDFEARN Arthur Private 675130 21st Bn Canadain Infantry 05/04/1918 KIA Aged 26. Born Bradford 07/03/1892. Son of Robert and Jane Rowbotham Married Bradford 1886. Husband of Edith Greenwood Married 1912 St Matthew Chapel Allerton. CWGC 26 Back Union Grove Chapeltown.  Whilst siting in a Funk-Hole in a trench South East of Agny was instantly killed when a shell made a direct hit on the Funk-Hole.  Laid to Rest Bellacourt Military Cemetery Riviere France.

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RENNISON Charles James Private 50th Bn Canadian Infantry Alberta Regiment KIA 19/11/1916 Aged 22. Born York 01/01/1894. Son of Frederick Joseph and A 1923/CWGC 17 Corporation Street Kirkstall Road. Enlisted Smithe Falls Ontario 25/10/1915 Occupation Farmer Next of Kin Sister Alice 10 Strathmore Avenue Harehills Lane. 50th Bn in Trenches near Courcelette when Charles Gave his Life. Laid to rest 1 mile west of sars 4 1/2 miles South West of Baupaume Exhumed and Laid to Rest Adanac Military Cemetery Somme France.

ROBERTSHAW Frank Private 20289 10th Bn Canadian Infantry 22/04/1915 KIA attack St Julien Aged 26. Born Skipton 25/06/1889. Son of George Francis and Louise Rebecca (Rachel) Welch Married Skipton 18184. CWGC 5 Grant Mount Roundhay Road. Enlisted 24/09/1914 Valcartier Camp. Served with West Riding R.F.A. before enlisting in Canadian Infantry. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.

ROSS Alban Edwin Private 477795 Royal Canadian Regiment 24/04/1916 DOW Aged 38.  Born 07/08/1877 Baptised St Peter 25/12/1877 Leeds. Son of James and Isabella Jackson Married 1871 All Saints Leeds CWGC Harehills Lane. Enlisted Halifax Nova Scotia 25/08/1915 Occcupation Labourer. Next of Kin Mrs A E Wright 10 Tamworth Street York Road. DOW Gunshot wounds feet and right thigh No 10 Casualty Clearing Station. Shown as Albert Canadian Documents.

Laid to Rest Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium. GRAVE VI.D.7.

SANDS Francis Lance Sergeant 451151 58th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 06/06/1916 Aged 41.Son of James and Ann McConville. Husband of Lillian Franklin Married 1907 York Ontario. CWGC/1930 Woodville Falldand Crescent Harrogate Road Native of Scotland. KIA by shellfire at Zillebeke.

 Laid to Rest Railway Dugouts Burial Gound Belgium.

SCARLE Thomas Edward 781599 128th Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment DIED Pneumonia 12/01/1916 Aged 40. Born Ireland 14/12/1875 Son of Thomas and Catherine Dunleavy CWGC 10 Stanhope Terrace. Enlisted Moose Jaw 31/12/1915 Redmand Avenue Moose Jaw Occupation Builder. Laid to Rest Moose Jaw Cemetery Saskatchewan Canada.

SCHOFIELD Harold Private 475201 27th Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment KIA Courcelette 15/09/1916 Aged 22. Born 27/08/1892 Leeds. Son of Robert Sam Died 1906 and Keturah Wilson Died 1935 Married Bradford 1881. CWGC 7 Mitford Terrace Hall Lane Armley. Enlisted Winnipeg 27/07/1915 Occupation Steam Fitter. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

SENIOR Harold Private 57282 20th Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment KIA 25/04/1916 Aged 27.  Born Leeds 23/09/1888. Son of William and Mary Ann Dews. Husband of Florence Bramham Married 1913 St Peter with St Cuthbert Hunslet Moor. CWGC 57 Derby Crescent Dewsbury Road. Enlisted Toronto 12/11/1914. 20th Bn in Trenches at St Eloi. Laid to Rest Ridge Wood Military Cemetrery Belgium.

SINGLETON John 476023 Staff Serjeant Canadian Ordnance Corps 02/09/1918 Aged 30.

Born Headingley 15/01/1888. Only son of Wilson and Mary Elizabeth Kerfoot Married 1880. Mother in 1932 40 Cardigan Road Headingley. Enlisted Saskatoon 19/07/1915 Occupation Electrical Engineer.Was laid to rest on Right of Arras to Cambrai Road going towards Vimy Village exhumed and moved to Drury Crucifix. 

Laid to Rest Dury Crucifix Cemetery France.

SMITH Douglas Lieutenant 43rd Bn Canadian Infantry 28/08/1918 Aged 20. Born Leeds 22/10/1897. Son of Reverand George Watt and Florence Kippax Married North Brierley 1896 CWGC St Elma Maxville Ontario. Enlisted 24/07/1916 Winnipeg as a Private 910023 Occupation Student Resident Portage La Reavie Manitoba. Laid to Rest where he fell exhumed after war. Laid to Rest Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery Haucourt France. GRAVE V.H.20

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SMITH Samuel Gunner 252326 8th Brigade Canadian Field Artillery 14/09/1917 DOW Aged 22. Born Leeds 10/06/1895. Son of Hannah Enlisted 03/03/1916 Occupation Farmer. DOGSW Abdomen at No1 Casualty Clearing Station. Laid to Rest Fosse No 10 Communal Cemetery Extension Sains-en-Gohelle France.

SOUTH Ernest Clifton Private 100396 31st Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 15/09/1916 Aged 34. Born Leeds 28/01/1882 Vol 9b Page 476a. Son of Emmanual and Mary Goodhand Married 1873 St Peter Leeds. 1901 Family living in Burley Cum Headingley. Enlisted Edmonton 03/07/1915 Occupation Bricklayer. Next of Kin William Residing at Wolsey Crescent Burley. Reported Laid to Rest Sheet No57.d.R.35.g.2.H. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

SPENDLEY Arthur Private 502236 13th Bn Canadian Infantry 05/09/1916 KIA Aged 31. Born Skelton near Wetherby 30/11/1884  Son of William and Mary Ann Hick Married 1882. CWGC/1930 23 Wilmington Terrace Meanwood Road Leeds. Enlisted 15/01/1915 Occupation Farmer. Next of Kin Sister 15 Filey Street Leeds. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

SPINK Reginald John Serjeant 541858 10th Field Company Canadian Engineers KIA 21/10/1917 Aged 30. Born Leeds 30/04/1887. Son of Thomas and Faith Dawson Married 1872 St Mathias Burley. Husband of Mary Elizabeth CWGC 2 Bradford Road Wakefield. 1911 Raglan Road Hyde Park Occupation Engineer Clerk of Works. Enlisted North Vancouver 12/11/1915 Occupation Mechanical Engineer. (Prison Cemetery) Laid to Rest Ypres Reservoir Cemetery Belgium. GRAVE I.H.81

STEVENSON Wilfred Vincent Private 811356 50th Bn Canadian Infantry 12/04/1917 Aged 22. Born 24/06/1894 Leeds. Son of Arthur and Emily Lowe Married 1888 St Peter Leeds. 1901 88 Woodsley Road. CWGC 3542 3rd Avenue West Vancouver, British Columbia. Enlisted Edmonton 13/12/1915 Residence 222 Boyle Street Edmonton Occupation Chauffeur. Remembered Vimy Memorial France. EDMONTON MORNING BULLETIN 03/05/1917  (Courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada)

STEVENSON Norman Private 7081 1st Bn Canadian Infantry Western Ontario Regiment KIA 09/07/1916 Aged 25. Born 30/03/1891 Baptised St Saviour Leeds 26/04/1891. Son of Thomas Henry and Mary Ginesi Married 1887. 1911 Roundhay View Leeds. CWGC 92 Louis Street Chapletown Road. Enlisted Valcartier Camp 15/09/1914 Occupation Electrician. Laid to Rest Hooge Crater Cemetery Belgium. GRAVE XVII.E.4. 

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SUTCLIFFE Herbert Private 202080 3rd Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment KIA 21/08/1917 Aged 34. Born Leeds 01/02/1882  Son of John Walter and Betsy. Husband of Emily CWGC 95 Merrill Avenue Toronto Ontario. Enlisted 22/11/1915 Toronto Occupation Salesman.  Laid to Rest St patricks Cemetery Loos France. TORONTO EVENING TELEGRAPH 11/09/1917 (Courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada)

SUTTON George William Private 133129 3rd Bn Canadian Machine Gun Corps KIA 27/08/1918 Aged 27. Born Leeds 26/04/1891. Son of George and Jane Davis Married 1879 St Michael Buslingthorpe. 1901 19 Danube View Wortley. CWGC 163 Pine Street Port Arthur Ontario. Enlisted Montreal 14/10/1915 Occupation Ship Builder. Next of Kin Jane Mother Port Arthur. Laid to Rest Orange Hill Cemetery France.

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Taylor John Alfred Private 237554 2nd Bn Canadian Machine Gun Corp KIA 13/05/1918 Aged 28.  Son of John Henry and Mary Jowitt 1911 No 21 Thornleigh Mount Easy Road Occupation Fitter Engineering. Husband of Lilly Cheetham  Married 22/05/1913 York Ontario Canada.


 Laid to Rest Bellacourt Military Cemetery Riviere France.


TEALE Alfred Private 59961 21st Bn Canadian Infantry Eastern Ontario Regiment DOW 10/04/1916 Aged 41.Born Leeds 14/11/1875 Aged 41. Born Leeds 14/11/1875. Son of Simeon Verity and Jane Ann Spink Married 1872 St Peter Leeds. Husband of Maud Elizabeth Gyton Married 1899 Rehoboth Methodist Chapel Burley Street. CWGC Ellsinore Carter County Missouri U.S.A. Enlisted Kingston Ontario 11/11/1914 Residence Stone Street Gananoque St Lawrence River Occupation Brick Maker. Landed France September 1915 Wounded February 1916. Alfred was wounded St Eloi Craters 01/04/1916. A detailed description of Alfred death is described in Gananoque Remembers Page 31 Laid to Rest Dickibush New Military Cemetery Belgium. GRAVE I.32. Also remembered in Christ Anglican Church Gananoque  Gananoque War Memorial       


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TEMPEST Norman Bothamley Private 147630 78th Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment DOW 05/04/1918 Aged 28. Born Leeds 16/09/1890. Baptised St Peter Leeds 05/10/1890. Son of David and Ellen Seth Married Halifax 1877. Went to Canada in 1908. Enlisted 05/07/1915 Occupation Collector. Next of Kin Father at 12 Blenheim Mount Leeds. CWGC Wounded three times. DOW at No1 Casualty Clearing Station. Laid to Rest Houchin British Cemetery France.

THICKETT Walter Duncan Private 1485 8th Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment DOW 24/05/1915 Aged 29. Born Leeds 19/07/1884. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Duncan Married 1871 Leeds Registered Building. Enlisted 21/09/1914 Valcartier Camp Occupation Machinest Next of Kin Father 1924 CrossGates Leeds.

 Laid to Rest Chocques Military Cemetery France.

TODD John Edward Private 199/24 46th Bn Canadian Infantry Saskatchewan Regiment KIA 16/02/1917 Aged 22. Born Leeds 27/06/1894 Son of John Edward and Mary Walmsley Married 1879 Lytham St Anns. CWGC/1911 91 Bayswater Place Harehills Road. Enlisted Port Arthur 18/03/1916 Occupation Plumber Residence 326 High Street North Port Arthur. Laid to Rest Villers Station Cemetery France.

TURNER William Serjeant 25774 14th Bn Canadain Infantry Quebec Regiment DOW 25/04/1915 Aged 30. Born Leeds 26/11/1884  Son of George and Mary  Husband of Sarah Ann Hodgson Born Liverpool 1891 Married 1904 Newtown Park Union Church Chapeltown Road CWGC 72 Garnet Road Dewsbury Road. 1911 Outabridge Occupation Police Constable. Enlisted Valcartier 21/09/1914 Occupation Policeman Next of Kin Sarah 1029 Davidson street Montreal. Laid to Rest Bolougne Eastern Cemetery France.

TURNER Thomas Private 466903 63rd Bn Canadian Infantry DIED13/10/1916 Aged 38. Born Leeds  14/08/1877 Son of Joshua and Martha Hirst Married 1869 Holy Trinity Meanwood. CWGC 2 Grunburg Place Headingley. Enlisted Medicine Hat Alberta 20/07/1915 Occupation Teacher. Died Moor Barracks Canadian Hospital Shorncliffe Carcinoma of the Liver. Laid to Rest Shorncliffe Military Cemetery Kent.

WAIND Arthur Pioneer 874306 107th Bn Canadian Pioneers DIED 02/09/1918 Aged 47. Born Leeds 22/09/1871. Son of James and Christiana Duck Married Pickering 1856. Married Mary Ann Phillipson 1895 St George Leeds. Husband of Amelia Ellis Married 1901 St George Leeds. Amelia Re Married in 1920 to Ernest Hartley St Clement Sheepscar. 1930/CWGC 13 Roseville Terrace Roundhay Road. Enlisted Winnipeg 25/02/1916 Occupation Teamster Residence 244 Parkview Street Winnipeg. DIED St James Hospital Leeds Cerebral Syphilis Amelia was at 5 Rural Street Beckett Street   Laid to Rest Harehills Cemetery Leeds.

WARTERS William Henry Private 887115 46th Bn Canadian Infantry Saskatchewan Regiment 12/04/1917 Aged 42. Born Armley Vol 9b Page 414 04/07/1876. Son of James and Jane Hoggarth Died Leeds 1890 Married 1872 St Mark Woodhouse. James Re Married 1890 to Annie Grocock Bramley and Holbeck District Registered Building. Husband of Sarah E Bannister Married 1904 St Clement Sheepscar. CWGC 1102 Yorke Street North Battleford Saskatchewan. Enlisted North Battleford 07/02/1916 Occupation Labourer. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

WEBSTER Harold Stead Private 174958 102nd Bn Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment DOW 05/02/1917 Aged 20. Born 24/05/1896 Armley Baptised Christchurch Armley 10/06/1896. Son of George Henry and Ada Marshall Marrried 1889 Christ Church Upper Armley. CWGC 21 Mayfower Avenue Hamilton Ontario. Enlisted Hamilton 02/09/1915 Occupation Furnace Mounter. DOGSW to Abdomen at No18 Casualty Clearing Station. Laid to Rest Lapugnoy Military Cemetery France.

WHITE John Private 171864 3rd Bn Canadian Infantry KIA 03/09/1916 Aged 37. Baptised Wortley 1881.Son of John Thomas and Mary. John did Marry in Ontario Canada. 


Remembered Vimy Ridge Memorial France.

WIGGLESWORTH Arthur Corporal 687466 D Company 54th Bn Canadian Infantry British Columbia Regiment KIA 06/09/1917 Aged 33. Born 26/03/1884 Leeds. Son of Edwin and Emily Jane Bradford Married 1873 St Peter Leeds. Husband of Esther V CWGC Cumming formerly Wigglesworth of Rutland British Columbia. Landed Canada 1903. Enlisted 23/11/1915  Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

WILDGOOSE Arthur (Served as WILD) Private 447244 A Company 19th Bn Canadian Infantry Alberta Regiment KIA 16/09/1916 Aged 38. Born Leeds 01/10/1878. Son of William and Hannah Throp Married 1865 St Mary the Virgin Hunslet. Enlisted Calgary 28/05/1915 as Arthur Wild Occupation Painter Next of Kin Brother Sidney Wild 106 Stratford Terrace Beeeston Hill.  Remembered Vimy Memorial France. 

WOOD John Catlow Private 513447 Royal Canadian Regiment DIED POW 28/08/1918 Aged 18. Born Calverley 26/09/1899 Vol 9b Page 47. Son of John Catlow Wood and Miranda Poole Married 1898 St Wilfrid Calverley. CWGC Talbot Avenue St. Michaels Lane Burley. Enlisted 13/12/1916 Lied about his age Halifax Nova Scotia. Occupation Teamster Next of Kin Father 360 Kirkstall Road. Remembered Vimy Memorial France.

WRIGHT Charles Phillip Private 253138 10th Bn Canadian Infantry Alberta Regiment KIA 29/09/1918 Aged 30. Born Leeds 30/08/1889.  Son of Charles and Helena Greenwood Married 1885. CWGC Town Hall Chambers Victoria Square. 1911 Newmarket training to be a Groom. Enlisted Maple Creek 11/09/1916 Occupation Range Rider Next of Kin Father 12 Grove Gardens Leeds. Laid to Rest Haynecourt British Cemetery France.

YATES James Pitt Private 427950 13th Bn Canadian Infantry Quebec Regiment KIA 08/10/1916 Aged 33. Born Leeds 20/03/1883. Baptised Wrangthorn St Augustine 03/05/1883. Son of James Leeds Public Librarian and Margaret Severs Jones Married 1880 Leeds Registered Building CWGC The Garth Moor Allerton.  Enlisted 23/09/1915 Occupation Moulder Mother was residing Windermere. Laid to Rest Adanac Military Cemetery Miraumont France.