City of Leeds United in WW1

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

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                                                                                                   Thanks to Graham Pickles

                   Leeds Corn Exchange War Memorial remembers 21 men who gave their lives in World War One. Not all the men remebered are from the City of Leeds but worked within the trade. Unveiled by Colonel R E Sugden on Tuesday the 8th December 1925. 

TO BE TRANSCRIBED FULLY

BARNETT Gerald Second Lieutenant 13th Bn Royal Scots KIA 03/11/1915 Aged 29. Son of Maurice and Marie Barnett CWGC 61 Hamilton Terrace St. John's Wood London. Laid to Rest Vermelles British Cemetery France

COOKE Charles Earsham Lieutenant 1/9th Bn Manchester Regiment Died of Wounds 24/05/1917 Aged 20. Military Cross. Born Nottingham 1896. Son of Fred W. and Emmie L CWGC Monkhill House Pontefract. Landed France 26/09/1914.

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer 21/02/1916

Laid to Rest  St Sever Cemetery Rouen France

ENGLISH  Robert Cecil Corporal 143807 Machine Gun Corps 13/06/1919. 1911 Living in Pocklington Occupation Clerk Corn Merchant. Laid to Rest Pocklington Burial Ground. CHECK ON T ENGLISH BROTHER

FENBY  Thomas Paul Private 15/1298 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 16/05/1916 Aged 25. Born Nafferton 1891. Son of Paul and Sarah Alice Shipley Married Nafferton 1880.  Laid to Rest Essex Farm Cemetery Belgium.  Brother William 30986

GILYEAD George

HARRISON Thomas Walter

HAWORTH Harold Stanley

HOWARTH Norman

KIRBY Richard Elston

LAW FRANK TAYLOR Died of Wounds

LEETHAM REGINALD

MORTIMER JAMES

RISHWORTH JAMES Lieutenant 4th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment KIA 03/05/1915 Aged Remembered on Ypres Menin Gate Belgium.

RYAN FREDERICK Sergeant 15/779 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment Died of Wounds 16/06/1917 Aged Born Holbeck Son of  Landed Egypt 22/12/1915.

SAXELBYE FRANK NORMAN Lieutenant 4th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment

SHAW GEORGE HERBERT

SYKES FRANK WILLIAM Tadcaster

THEILMANN CARL ERIK

THOMSPSON EDWARD MEDFORTH

THOMSON JAMES ALBERT RAYMOND Lieutenant Colonel 5th Bn Yorkshire Regiment 27/05/1918 Aged 42 Award D.S.O. Born Huddersfield  Son of James and Eliza husband of Ethel Norah Mayson  of The Uplands Malton, Yorks. Vendresse British Cemetery Aisne France

WRIGHT HAROLD IVAN