Leeds WW1 War Memorials

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


                                                                                       LEEDS WW1 WAR MEMORIALS



Below can be found details of the 75 men from the Parish of St Peters otherwise known as Leeds Parish Church

                                                                           ACKROYD - FERNEY


ACKROYD Mathew Private 315644 36th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers KIA 14/10/1918 Aged 43. Son of William   and Mary Ann Taylor Married St Stephen Burmantofts 1874. Born Husband of Hannah Kessick Married St Edmund Leeds 1903 CWGC 3 Holdsworth Square Mill Street Bank Occupation Wood Sawyer.

Remembered on Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium.

ALLEN  Fred Private 1/8th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 21/09/1916 Aged 22. Born Leeds 1894. Son of Alfred and Alice Malthouse Married 1894 St Peter Leeds. 1911 Residence 7 Leather Street S E Leeds. Occupation General Labourer in a Mill. Laid to Rest Etaples Military Cemetery France.

BALDWIN Harry Private 105144  5th Bn Canadian Infantry Saskatchewan Regiment KIA 10/09/1916 Aged 19. Only Son of Albert Edward A and Sarah Ann E Rhodes Married St Mary the Virgin Hunslet 1896 Vol 9b Page 465. CWGC 28 Conway Mount Harehills. 1911 Residence 11 Compton Place Stanley Road Harehills Occupation Pawn Brokers Assistant. Remembered on Vimy Ridge Memorial France.

BARKER Frank Rifleman 7756 2nd Bn Kings Royal Rifle Corps KIA Battle of Aisne 17/09/1914 Aged 28. Born Leeds 1885 Vol 9b Page 457. Son of Noah and Sarah Moody Married St Peter Leeds 1872 Vol 9b Page 720. Enlisted Leeds 12/12/1906 Aged 18 Years 11 Months Occupation Iron Turner. 1911 Residence New Barracks Alverstoke Gosport Hampshire Occupation 1st Bn Kings Royal Rifle Corps.Religion Church of England. Height 5ft 3 1/2 Inches 34 inch chest Tall Dark Brown Eyes and Hair Dark Complexion. Landed Le Harve 13/04/1914. Record states Died from Injuries Recieved in Action. Laid to Rest Vendresse British Cemetery Aisne France.
BATTY Fred Private 268430 6th Bn West Riding Regiment DOW 12/04/1918 Aged 30. Born Leeds 1888 Vol 9b Page 482. Son of Rockley and Hannah Parker Married St Mary Quarry Hill 1876 Vol 9b Page 583. Husband of Ann Eliza Hobson Married 1909 Leeds Registered Building Vol 9b Page 948. CWGC 23 Sydenham Place Domestic Street Holbeck. Residence 1911, 13 Burmantofts Street Leeds Occupation Carter. Laid to Rest Aire Communal Cemetery France.
BICKERSTETH Stanley Morris Lieutenant "B" Company 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 25. Born Kent 1891 Vol 2a Page 460. Son of Samuel and Ella Cholora F Monier Williams Married Oxford 1891 Vol 3a Page 1015. Enlisted Leeds August 1914 at Leeds Town Hall Landed Egypt 06/12/1915. Lost his life leading "B" Company on the attack on Serre. Stanley lay in the field where he fell until the spring of 1917 when the battlefields were cleared. Laid to Rest Queens Cemetery Puisieux Pas de Calais France.
BROUGH Gilbert Charles Lance Corporal 17683 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 07/08/1916 Aged 22. Born Leeds 1894 Vol 9b Page  Son of Charley and Alice Walmsley Married 1893 All Souls Leeds Vol 9b Page 697. CWGC 102 Harberton Road Upper Holloway London.1911 Residence 11 Broomfield Terrac Headingley at High School. Remembered on Thiepval Memorial Somme France.
BROWN  Thomas Private 10074 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA Battle of Aisne 25/09/1914 Aged 20. Born Leeds 1894 Son of John and CWGC 16 Lower Cross Street Bank Leeds. Possibly lost his life around Soissons. Laid to Rest Montcornet Military Cemetery Aisne France.
BURNLEY Herbert Lance Corporal 15/160 "B" Company 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 27. Born Huddersfield 1889 Vol 9a Page  321. Son of Walter and Fanny CWGC/1911 Residence 15 Sisters Villas Garforth Occupation Municipal Clerk For Leeds City Council. Enlisted Leeds Town Hall September 1914 Landed Egypt 06/12/1915. Laid To Rest Euston Road Cemetery Colin Camps Somme France. Photo Available
BURWELL R No Record Found on CWGC. There is a James Burwell Died at Home.
CLYNES John Private 25448 9th Bn Yorkshire Regiment KIA 21/03/1918 Aged 25. Born Leeds 1893 Vol 9b Page 409. Son of John and Mary Alice CWGC /1911 Residence 58 Richmond Road East Leeds Occupation Boot Trade. Laid to Rest Canada Farm Cemetery Belgium. Photo Available
CRAVEN Thomas Petty Officer Stoker 154699 KIA 22/09/1914 Aged 45. Born Armley 09/06/1870. Son of John and Ann 1911 Residence 1 Parrot St Hull. Husband of Clara Macro Born Tottington Norfolk 1866. Married St Pancras London 1902. CWGC 28 St. Giles Lane Thetford Norfolk. Naval Record 1911 Residence Clara 104 C Block Guinness Buildings Draycot Avenue Chelsea. With Daughter Violet B 1904 and Son Thoman B 1907. Thomas Residence 1911 HMS Russell Malta Harbour. CWGC 22 years service Royal Navy 1 year R.F.R. Remembered Chatham Naval Memorial.
CRESWICK William Sergeant 776830 "C" Bty. 245th Brigade Royal Field Artillery DOW 08/03/1918 Aged 26 MILITARY MEDAL. Born Leeds 1892 Vol 9b Page 375. Son of Bartholomew and Ann Kendall Married 1891 St Peter Leeds Vol 9b Page 600. 1911 Residence 10 Weller Avenue North East Leeds Occupation Apprentice Printer. 
Landed France 13/04/1915. Laid to Rest Wimereux Communal Cemetery France.
CULLINGWORTH John Private 68393 "A" Company 2/4th Bn London Regiment Royal Fusiliers KIA 26/10/1917 Aged 19. Born Leeds 1898 Vol 9b Page 483. Son of Leonard and Amelia Jane Edwards Died 1903. Married Leeds Registered Building 1895 Vol 9b Page 858. Residence 1911 3 Westlock Terrace Burmantofts Occupation Errand Boy For Clothing Maker. Enlisted Leeds into Royal Flying Corps Air Machanic 23568. Remembered on Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.
DAVY Albert Private 140574 8th Bn Machine Gun Corps KIA 27/05/1918 Aged 23. Born Leeds 1895. Son of William Huby and Jane Mountain Married Keighley 1875. CWGC/1911 2 Temple View Terrace Pontefract Lane Leeds Occupation Joiner. Enlisted at Leeds into West Yorkshire Regiment 3376. Remembered on Soissons Memorial Aisne France.

DAWSON  John Robert Gunner 166341 "A" Bty. 62nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery KIA 30/04/1917 Aged 26. Born Son of William and Mary Elizabeth Cunningham Married Spalding 1882. Husband of Annie CWGC 33 Salisbury Grove Armley. Laid to Rest Bunyans Cemetery Tilloy-les-Mofflaines France.  

DRURY  Arthur Private 41529 "D" Company 14th Bn The King's Liverpool Regiment KIA Salonika 04/05/1917 Aged 42. Born Leeds 1875. Son of Samuel Ellison and Emma Chappell Married Leeds 1872. CWGC/1911 251 York Road Leeds Occupation Foreman Textile Warehouseman. Enlisted Manchester into Manchester Regiment 4914. Laid to Rest Karasouli Military Cemetery Greece.

DWYER James Lance Corporal 18835 9th Bn Royal Fusiliers KIA 30/11/1917 Aged 21. Born Leeds 1897. Son of Michael and Margaret Blakey Married St Peter Leeds 1891. CWGC /1911 Residence Living with Brother Harry and Mother Margaret at 11 Cotton Street Mill Street Leeds Occupation Lead Slayer. Remembered on Cambrai Memorial Louverval France.

FERNEY Charles Driver 47792 12th Division Signal Company Royal Engineers KIA 06/03/1917 Aged 28. Born Leeds 1889 Vol 9b Page 428. Son of Thomas and Venus Midgley Ellis Married 1883 St Peter Leeds Vol 9b Page 723. CWGC/1911 Residence 4 Great Garden Street Burmantofts Occupation Brushmaker. Enlisted Middlesbrough. Landed France 30/05/1915. Laid to Rest Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery Arras France. Photo Available

                                                                    FLEMING - LYNCH


FLEMING Samuel George Private 47362 22nd Bn Tyneside Scottish Northumberland Fusiliers DOW 10/04/1917 Aged 19. Born Leeds 1897 Vol 9b Page 441. Son of Robert and Nellie Hansom Married 1897 St Stephen and St Agnes Burmantofts Vol 9b Page 696. CWGC/1911 Residence 25 Nippett Mount Burmantofts. Enlisted into West Yorkshire Regiment 29102. Laid to Rest Etaples Military Cemetery France. 

FLETCHER George Private 23925 9th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 09/10/1917 Aged ?  Laid to Rest Poelcapelle British Cemetery Belgium.

FOXCROFT John Private 15/349 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 19. Born Leeds 1897 Son of John William and Alice Jane B Collinson Married 1877 St Matthew Little London Leeds Vol 9b Page 626. 1911 Residence 31 Marsh Lane Leeds at School. Enlisted Leeds Landed Egypt 22/12/1915. Laid to Rest Serre Road Cemetery No2 Somme France. 

GELDER James Nicholas Company Sergeant Major 13013 10th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 26. Born Leeds 1889 Vol 9b Page 474. Son of James and Elizabeth Lamb Married St Michael Headingley 1888 Vol 9b Page Husband of Ann CWGC 14 Lincoln Mount Beckett Street. Landed France 13/07/1915. Laid To Rest Fricourt New Military Cemetery Somme France.

GOULDEN John Robert Goulden Private DM2/097226 960th Company Army Service Corps DIED 09/12/1917 Aged 46. Born Leeds 1871 Vol 9b Page 422. Son of John Robert and Emily. Husband of Elizabeth Mary Ransom Married St Saviours Brighton 29/08/1908 Vol 2a Page 625. CWGC/1911 Residence 53 Vere Road Brighton Occupation Electrical Fitter. Enlisted Leeds 13/05/1915 Residence 21 Hilary Streeet Leeds. Died from Dysentry at 38th General Hospital Port Said Egypt. Laid to Rest Port Said War Memorial Cemetery Egypt.

HALEY Arthur Lee Company Quartermaster Sergeant T4/210417 Army Service Corps DIED Chorlton 09/04/1918 Aged 42. Born Leeds 1886 Vol 9b Page 673. Son of Jack and Kate Lee Married Husband of Olive M Vince Married Vol 9b Page 829. Enlsted Leeds December 1914 Residence 28 Norwood Place Victoria Place Headingley Occupation Accountant Clerk. Remembered on Screen Wall Lawnswood Cemetery Leeds.

HALL George Henry Acting Corporal 18305 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 06/07/1917 Aged 38. Born Leeds 1879 Vol 9b Page 516. Son of George Henry and Hannah Gill Married St Peter Leeds 1862 Vol 9b Page 440. 1911 Living with sister Elizabeth at 9 Bowling Green Yard Leeds Occupation Boot Finisher. Landed France 20/07/1915. Laid to Rest Maroc British Cemetery Grenay France. Photo Available

HUNTER John Henry Private 15/488 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 28. Born Leeds 02/11/1888 Vol 9b Page 467 Baptised St Peters Church. Son of Thomas and Ann Wright Married 1888 St Peter Leeds Vol 9b Page 469. Enlisted Leeds Landed Egypt 22/12/1915. Remembered on Thiepval Memorial Somme France.

JACKSON Arthur Private 106811 10th Bn Notts and Derby Regiment Sherwood Foresters DOW 19/09/1918 Aged 19. Born Barnsley 1899. Son of Joseph George E and Annie Fisher Married Barnsley 1885 Vol 9c Page 190. CWGC 98 Stratford Street Beeston. 1911 Residence Park Avenue Knaresborough at School. Laid to Rest Thilloy Road Cemetery Beaulencourt France.

JENNINS Henry Second Lieutenant 8th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment KIA 12/11/1916 Aged 26. Born Leeds 1890 Vol 9b Page 512. Son of Henry Hopwood and Fanny Teale Married St Matthew Little London 1885 Vol 9b Page 584. Husband of Marie H Youd Married Chiswick 1916 Vol 3a Page 301. CWGC Lynwood 9 Wavendon Avenue Chiswick London. 1911 Residence 180 Chapeltown Road Occupation Mechanical Engineer. Enlisted 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 15/522 Corporal. Laid to Rest Bancourt British Cemetery France.

KAY  Tom Driver 84661 9th Division Ammunition Column Royal Field Artillery DOW 07/07/1916 Aged. Landed France 12/05/1915. Laid to Rest Peronne Military Cemetery Maricourt Somme France.

KENT Charles Private 3/8694 2nd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 10/03/1915 Aged 21. Born Marleybone London. Son of Son of William Henry and Catherine Helen Lowman Married Pancres 1888 Vol 1b Page 26. Enlisted Leeds CWGC 3 Elton Street Lower Broughton Salford. 1911 Residence 71 Stoney Rock Road Burmantofts Occupation Cutter in Cloth. Landed France 05/11/1914 an Old Contemptable. Remembered on Le Touret Memorial France.

LAIRD George Private 3/8622 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 31/10/1914 Aged 18. Born Leeds 1896 Vol 9b Page 432. Son of John and Louisa Hardwick Married Leeds 1885 Registered Building Vol 9b Page 781.CWGC/1911 Residence 46 Cranberry Street York Road Occupation Fish Hawker. Enlisted Leeds. Landed France 24/09/1914. Remembered Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium.  

LANDRETH  Harold Private 24633 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 26/01/1917 Aged 23. Born Leeds 1893 Vol 9b Page 411. Son of William and Eliza Ann Benson Married St Silas Hunslet 1884 Vol 9b Page 431. Eliza Ann remarried to Jesse Lynch in 1898. In 1911 Harold was living with his mother and step father at 8 Cross Green Grove under the surname of Lynch Occupation Printer Letter Press. CWGC 38 Tyas Grove Osmondthorpe. Laid to Rest Cambrin Churchyard Extension France.

LEWIS Frederick Richard Private "B" Company 15/587 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW at Sea 05/07/1916 Aged 22. Born Son of Richard Henry and Alice Brown Married 1893 Holy Trinity Rothwell Vol 9b Page 469. CWGC 49 Woodview Road Dewsbury Road. 1911 Residence 95 Stratford Street Hunslet Occupation Bank Clerk. Laid to Rest Holbeck Cemetery Leeds.

LINGLEY Frank Private/Rifleman 26648 2/7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 10/04/1917 Aged 30. Born Leeds 1887 Vol 9b Page 437. Son of John William and Alice Redhead Married 1884 St Silas Hunslet Vol 9b Page 328. 1911 Residence 10 Weller View, Stoney Rock Lane Burmantofts Occupation Compositor. Remembered on Arras Memorial France.


LUMB Thomas Denison Private 2011 "A" Squadron Yorkshire Hussars Yeomanry KIA 25/05/1915 Aged 22. Born Leeds 1892 Vol 9b Page 565. Son of George Denison Lumb and Elizabeth Margaret Atkinson Married St Peter Leeds 1885 Vol 9b Page 626. 1911 Residence 31 Lyddon Terrace West Leeds. Landed France 17/04/1915. Remembered on Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.  

LUMB Wilfred Denison Private "A" Company 15/603 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 03/07/1916 Aged 26. Brother of Thomas mentioned above. Born Headingley. Enlisted Leeds Landed Egypt 22/12/1915. Laid to Rest Bertrancourt Military Cemetery Somme France. Photo Available

LYNCH Frederick William Lance Corporal 39283 21st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 21/03/1918 Aged 38. Born Leeds 1879 Vol 9b Page 432. Son of Frederick and Angelina Farrar Married St Peters Leeds 1874 Vol 9b Page 664. Husband of Edith Martha Ann Bickerdike Married St Peters Leeds 1907 Vol 9b Page 822.  CWGC 222 Harehills Avenue Roundhay Road Leeds. 1911 Residence 37 Sandhurst Grove Harehills Occupation Signwriter. Laid to Rest Duisans British Cemetery Etrun France.

                                                               MARKINSON - SMITH

MARKINSON William Edward Private 360044 11th Bn Royal Fusiliers KIA 30/08/1918 Aged 27.Born Leeds 1890 Vol 9b Page 457. Son of John and Emma Isabella Rogerson Married 1888 St Peter Leeds Vol 9b Page 658. Husband of Maria Doolan Married Leeds Registered Building 1911 Vol 9b Page 544. CWGC 19 Union Street Vicar Lane Leeds. 1911 Residence 9 Cross Burmantofts Street Burmantoft Occupation Under Presser Tailoring. Children Marian 1911, Jane 1913, Lucy 1915. Laid to Rest Combles Communal Cemetery Extension Somme France.

MASSEY Robert Private 8007 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 20/09/1914 Aged 28. Born Seacroft 1886 Vol 9b Page 57. Son of William and Ruth Nevison Married St Peter Leeds 1884 Vol 9b Page Husband of Ethel Jackson Married St Peter 1913 Vol 9b Page 637. Ethel Remarried to Charles Rider in 1917. 1911 Residence Connaught Barracks Rawal Pindi Punjab India Occupation 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment. Landed BEF 08/09/1914. Remembered on La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial Seine-et-Marne France.

MEESON Arthur Lance Corporal 15/633 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 23. Born Roundhay 1892 Vol 9b Page 483. Son of Walter Stainton and Eliza Elizabeth Nockles Marriesd Shoreditch 1888 Vol 1c Page 215. CWGC/1911 Residence Oban Villas 89 Leopold Street Chapletown. Occupation Clerk Municipal Office Leeds. Landed Egypt 12/12/1915. Laid to Rest Serre Road No 1 Cemetery Somme France. (PHOTO ON ANCESTORY FAMILY TREE)

MILLS Aubrey Private T/241679 5th Bn Buffs East Kent Regiment KIA 11/02/1917 Aged 27. Born Leeds Son of James and Martha Annie Husband of Matilda Jane Martin Married 1915 Deal Vol 9b Page 3348. Matilda remarried to Arthur H Lilly in 1923. CWGC 6 South Road Kingsdown Deal Kent. 1911 Residence Royal Forest Hotel Bracknell Berkshire Occupation Hotel Porter. Laid to Rest Amara War Cemetery Iraq. CHECK ANSCETORY FAMILY TREE BROTHER OF ALFRED.

MILLS Alfred Lance Corporal 18313 5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 09/10/1917 Aged 22. Born Leeds 1895 Vol 9b Page 419. Laid to Rest Tyne Cot Cemetery Belgium. Landed Balkans 23/08/1915. BROTHER OF AUBREY


MILNES Edmund Able Seaman SS/1312 H.M.S. Good Hope Royal Navy DROWNED 01/11/1914 Aged 26. Brother of Jesse Remembered Below. Born Leeds 1888 Vol 9b Page 431. Son of William and Harriet Eliza CWGC 46 Haymount Street Newtown Leeds. 1901 On board H.M.S. Royal Oak in Malta. Edmund drowned in the Battle of Coronel Chile. Remembered on Portsmouth Memorial.

MILNES Jesse Able Seaman 206965 H.M.S.Hogue Royal Navy DROWNED 22/09/1914 Aged 31. Brother of Edmund Remembered Above. Born Leeds 1882 Vol 9b Page 451. Husband of Daisy Jenny Young Married Kent 1907 Vol 2a Page 1416. CWGC 12 Moorehouse Terrace Newtown Leeds.

MITCHELL Charles Henry Second Lieutenant "A" Company 1st/6th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 03/09/1916 Aged 25. Born Newry County Down. Son of Charles and Emily Augusta Stevenson Married Leeds 1890 Vol 9b Page 650. Enlisted Leeds 22/01/1915 Royal Engineers Local Dispatch Rider 32284. Residence 148 Chapletown Road Occupation Motor Cyclist. 10/03/1915 discharged to take Commision in West Yorkshire Regiment. Laid to Rest Mill Road Cemetery Thiepval Somme France.

NICHOLSON Thomas 60714 Corporal 5th Bn Tyneside Irish Northumberland Fusiliers DOW 19/05/1918 Aged 28. Born Leeds 1890. Son of Thomas and Mary Ann.  CWGC 18 Old Hall Street Burmantofts. Enlisted Leeds West Yorkshire Regiment 37534. Laid to Rest Becket Street Cemetery Burmantofts Leeds.

 ONEILL William Either William 

 ORANGE Thomas Died at Home Hunslet Aged 38.

SCHOFIELD George Rifleman/Private 1729 1/7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 02/07/1916 Aged 22. Born Burmantofts Son of John William and Hannah 1911 Residence 21 Melrose Street Beckett Street Occupation Greaser for Railway Company. Landed France 16/04/1915. Remembered on Thiepval Memorial Somme France.
SHUTT John Edward Gunner 775615 "C" Battery 310th Brigade Royal Field Artillery DOW 07/04/1917 Aged 21. Born Son of Charles and Emily Hainsworth Married St Mary the Virgin, Hunslet 1884 Vol 9b Page 368. CWGC/1911 Residence 8 Roseville Road Roundhay Road Occupation Book Binders Apprentice. Brother Harry also KIA. Remembered on Arras Memorial France. Photo Available

SIMMONS George Private 21313 7th Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers.KIA 11/05/1916 Aged ? Landed France 11/12/1915. Those who Died Born and Enlisted Leeds. Two George Simmons in Leeds Residence 1911 6 Dorset Terrace Born Leeds 1888 and 2 Procters Terrace Born Leeds 1893. Remembered on Loos Memorial France.

SIMPSON John Private SS/1430 6th Cavalery Brigade H.Q Royal Army Service Corps Died 05/11/1914. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.

SHANN Thomas Ernest Sergeant 75085 Communication Signal Company North Palestine Royal Engineers DIED at Home 26/02/1919 Aged 43. Born 1875 Vol 9b Page 133. Son of William and Hannah Dawson Married 1864 Vol 9c Page 778. Husband of Minnie Busfield Thompson Married Knaresbrough 1902 Vol 9a Page 185. CWGC 15 Hessle Mount Leeds. Remembered Lawnswood Cemetery Leeds.

SINGLETON Thomas Private 629 21st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 19/12/1916 Aged 24. Born Leeds 1892. Son of Joseph and Ada Simpson Married Leeds 1890 Vol 9b Page 666. CWGC/1911 Residence 7 Argyle Street Burmantofts Occupation Compositor. Laid to Rest Grove Town Cemetery Meaulte Somme France.

SMITH Joseph Duncan Private/Rifleman 3282 7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 28/05/1915 Aged 41. Born Leeds 1874. Son of James and Ann E Whittles Married St John The Baptist New Wortley 1870. Husband of Sarah Ann Marsh Married 1895 St Stephen and St Agnes Burmantofts. Landed France 16/04/1915. Laid to Rest Estaires Communal Cemetery and Exrension France. 

                                                                      SNOWDEN - YATES


SNOWDEN Herbert Pioneer 83972 No 8 Depot Company Royal Engineers DIED at Home 17/02/1916 Aged 29. Born Leeds 1887 Vol 9b Page 526. Son of Robert and Ellen Husband of Mary Elizabeth Taylor Married 1908 St Augustine Wrangthorne Leeds Vol 9b Page 988. Mary remmaried to Arthur Brooke 1919. CWGC 18 Woodhouse Cliff Hyde Park. Residence 1911 6 Annie Terrace Holbeck Occupation Engine Cleaner. Laid to Rest St Marks Woodhouse Cemetery Leeds. 

SPEECHLEY Arthur Private/Rifleman 30627 1/8th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/09/1918 Aged 40. Born Leeds 1878 Vol 9b Page 486. Son of Benjamin and Mary A Married St Peter Leeds 1863 Vol 9b Page 488. Husband of Alice Hinchliffe Married St Aidan Leeds 1903 Vol 9b Page 513. 1911 Residence 31 Hill Street North Leeds Laid to Rest Vaulx Hill Cemetery France.

SPENCER Samuel Mark Corporal R/10396 12th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps KIA 18/09/1916 Aged 22. Born Leeds 1894 Vol 9b Page 400. Son of Harry and Matilda Johnson Married St Peter Leeds 1876 Vol 9b Page 600. Landed France 21/07/1915. Remembered on Thiepval Memorial Somme France. OTHER: Brother Charles lost his life 30/07/1915 Aged 25. Enlisted Leeds 31/03/1915 7th Bn KRRC Residence Armley Occupation Glass Beveller.


STEAD Ernest Private 7268 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 20/09/1914 Aged 29. Born Leeds 1885. Son of Thomas and Annie Elizabeth Woodthorpe Married St George Leeds 1876. Husband of Florence Taylor Married 1911 St Peters Leeds Vol 9b Page 634. 1911 Residence 41 Musgrave Fold Leeds Occupation Tram Conductor Leeds City Transport. Landed France 08/09/1914. Laid to Rest Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension Aisne France.

SUNDERLAND Edward Arthur Private 21261 12th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers KIA 1/07/1917 Aged 45. Born Leeds 1872 Vol 9b Page 406. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Price Married St Saviour Cross Green 1861 Vol 9b Page 457. Husband of Elizabeth Longfellow Married 1897 St Peter Leeds Vol 9b Page 489. Residence 1911/CWGC 7 Easy Terrace Easy Road Leeds Occupation Nail Cutter. Landed France 13/07/1915. Laid to Rest Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery Haucourt France.

SWITHENBANK Ralph Private 238045 12/13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers DOW 22/08/1918 Aged 20. Born Pudsey 1898 Vol 9b Page 234. Son of James and Jane Driver Married 1883 Vol 9b Page 235. CWGC/1911 Residence 44 Hough Side Road Pudsey at School. Laid to Rest Bagneux British Cemetery Gezaincourt Somme France.

TAYLOR Edward Private 8033 2nd Bn Canadian Infantry Eastern Ontario Regiment DOW 25/04/1915 Aged 22. Born Leeds 19/02/1893 Vol 9b Page 585. Son of Robert and Elizabeth Kinsey Married 1890 St Peter Leeds Vol 9b Page 677. 1911 Residence 5 Keplar Grove Kirkstall Occupation Fireman Stationary Engine. Enlisted Valcartier 22/09/1914 Aged 30 Yrs 4 Months. Laid to Rest Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery France. ATTESTATION Papers.

THICKETT Walter Duncan Private 1485 8th Bn Canadian Infantry Manitoba Regiment KIA 24/05/1915 Aged 31. Born Leeds 19/07/1884. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Duncan Married 1871 Leeds Registered Building Vol 9b Page 693. Residence CrossGates 1911 Residence 18 Lascelles Terrace Leeds Enlisted Valcartier 27/08/1914 Aged 30yrs. Laid to Rest Chocques Military Cemetery France. ATTESTATION Papers.

WAINWRIGHT William Sergeant 9227 11th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers KIA 26/04/1916 Aged ? Born Leeds. Landed France 25/09/1915.  Remembered on Arras Memorial France. Photo Available
WELLER (Wheller) Ronald Frederick Samuel 41293 1st Bn King's Own Royal Lancashire Regiment KIA 17/06/1918 Aged 18. Born Worcester Dec 1899. Son of John and Selina Mary Elizabeth 1911/CWGC 1 Reginald View Chapeltown Laid to Rest Mont-Bernanchon British Cemetery Gonnehem France.
WHITE A Canadian Unknown.
WILLEY Thomas Arthur Raymond Robert Ellicott Second Lieutenant "D" Company 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 01/07/1916 Aged 19. Born Leeds 1897 Vol 9b Page 566. Son of Arthur W and Alice Marshall Married St Mathias Burley 1892. CWGC Calverley Chambers Victoria Square Leeds. Residence 1911 Pupil at Harrow School. Enlisted Leds Town Hall 1914. Remembered on Thiepval Memorial Somme France. Also St Johns Roundhay Leeds.
WILLIAMS H Either Harry 17th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment. Harry Royal Field Artillery.
WILCHER Harold Second Lieutenant 2nd Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry DOW 05/07/1916 Aged 23. Born Greenwich 1893 Vol 1d Page 1175. Son of Louis Faithorn and Elizabeth Maria Williams Married Greenwich 1889 Vol 1d Page 1448. CWGC Elladene 183 Kirkstall Lane Headingley. Enlisted as Private into the Royal Army Medical Corps Service Number 56. Landed France 29/10/1915. Laid to Rest Heilly Station Cemetery Mericourt-l'Abbe Somme France.
WILSON George Harold Gunner 95872 81st Battery Royal Field Artillery KIA 26/09/1917 Aged 28. Military Medal. Born Leeds 1889 Vol 9b Page 499. Son of George and Emma Landed France 20/05/1915.Laid to Rest Divisional Collecting Post Cemetery and Extension Ieper Belgium.Photo Available
WOOD B Either Bertram or Benjamin Frederick. Both 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment Both KIA 01/07/1916.
WOODCOCK John Private 32601 8th Bn York and Lancaster Regiment KIA 07/06/1917 Aged 32. Born Leeds Vol 9b Page 456. Son of Joseph and Annie Elizabeth Wilks Married 1876 St Peter Leeds Vol 9b Page 614. CWGC 41 Lower Town Street Bramley. Husband of Ethal Byrom Married St Peters Leeds 1911 Vol 9b Page 771. Remembered on Ypres Menin Gate Belgium.
YATES Reginald Private 24115 12th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 23/07/1916 Aged 21. Born Leeds 1895 Vol 9b Page 456. Son of James and Eliza Bateman Married St John The Evangelist Leeds 1885. Residence 1911 73 Victoria Grove South East Leeds Occupation Wall Paper Packer. Remembered on Thiepval Memorial Somme France.


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