Leeds WW1 War Memorials

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

LEEDS WW1 WAR MEMORIALS

LEEDS MEN SERVED IN SOUTH AFRICA FORCES 

 

       Below can be found details of the 4 men from Leeds who gave their lives fighting with the South African Infantry in World War One.BANCROFT Thomas Lieutenant 2nd Regiment South African Infantry KIA 21/03/1918 Aged 35. Son of J W and H CWGC 8 Midland Road Hyde Park. Remembered Pozieres Memorial France.

COOK Richard Thomas Private 11544 1st Regiment South African Infantry DIED at Home 04/09/1919 Aged 34. Born 08/11/1884 Bramley Baptised Bramley St Peter. Son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Broadbent Married 1860 Bramley St Peter. CWGC 2 Park Grove Bell Lane Bramley. Laid to Rest Bramley St Peter Churchyard. Remembered Bramley War Memorial.

MACDONALD Douglas Taylor Private 9041 2nd Regiment South African Infantry KIA 20/09/1917 Aged 20. Born Hunslet. Son of Tom and Mary CWGC 169 Berg Street Pietermaritzburg Natal South Africa. Remembered Ypres Menin Gtae Memorial Belgium.

SCHOFIELD Tom 3117 01/08/1916 3rd Bn Regiment South African Infantry KIA 21/03/1918 Aged 25. Son of Walter and Sophia Cooke Married 1889 Kilnhirst CWGC Belvedere Avenue Moortown. 1911 Providence Avenue Delph Lane Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.