City of Leeds United in WW1

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

                                                                                           LEEDS WW1 WAR MEMORIALS




 JACKSON Alfred Corporal 3/10050 2nd Bn West Riding Regiment DOW 09/06/1915 Aged 21.Born Armley 1894. Son of William and Mary Ellen Wardle Married 1885 Leeds Registered Building CWGC 2 Florence Place Amberley Road Armley. Laid to Rest Boulogne Eastern Cemetery France. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial. 

 JACKSON Benjamin Private 23992 9th Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 16/09/1917 Aged 24. Born Wortley 1892. Son of Esau and Mary A Naylor Married 1885 St John The Baptist New Wortley CWGC 12 Southfield View Armley. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial. 

JACKSON Frank William Private 26095 13th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment DOW 30/07/1917 Aged 20. Born Bicester 1896. Son of Harry Felix and Sarah Jane Pickford Married Northampton 1891 CWGC 70 Ridge Road Armley Enlisted Leeds 12/11/1915 Occupation Clerk on Railway. Went to Gibraltar Barracks Leeds. France 23/10/1916. Laid to Rest La Targette British Cemetery Neuville-St. Vaast France. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial. 

JENNINGS James Samuel Private 408141 Royal Army Medical Corps DIED 28/08/1917 Aged 46. Son of Annie Husband of Clara Jane Jackson Married 1894 St Andrew Leeds. CWGC 17 Tennant Street Armley Road Armley. Enlisted Becketts Park 30/08/1915 Occupation Tailor. Died at Becketts Park Bronco Pneumonia. was stationed at the 2nd Northern General Hospital Leeds. Laid to Rest Armley Cemetery Leeds. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial.  

JOHNSON George Can You Help

JOHNSON Louis Private S/29753 Royal Army Veterinary Corps DIED Exeter 26/09/1918 Aged 23. Born Skipton. Son of Louis and Martha Hannah Hawkins Married 1891 Skipton 12 Armley Lodge Road. Laid to Rest Armley Cemetery Leeds. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial. 

KETTLEWELL Percy Hunter Serjeant 3354 1st Bn Northumberland Fusiliers DIED 28/03/1918 Aged 33. Born Armley 13/06/1885. Baptised St Bartholomew 02/08/1885. Son of Thomas and Grace Hunter Married 1884 St Peters Leeds CWGC The Mount Armley. CWGC Came from India with 2nd Bn December 1914 proceeded to France January 1915. In 1920 Percys will effects left to his Brother Herbert £1,900.00 address given as Hollywell Grove Armley. Remembered Arras Memorial France.               


 KING William Can You Help...


KIRK Albert Lance Corporal 3939 2/7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 26/02/1917 Aged 42. Born Leeds 1874. Husband of Ada Thorp Married 1897 St John The Baptist New Wortley. 6 Barnett Square Tram Conductor Leeds City Council. Father of George Myers Remembered Below. Laid to Rest Puchevillers British Cemetery France. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial. 

KIRK George Myers 12th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 03/05/1917 Aged 19. Born Leeds 1898. Son of Albert Remembered above and Ada Thorp. Remembered Arras Memorial France. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial. 

KITCHING Arthur William Private 27636 7th Bn Shropshire Light Infantry 20/05/1918 Aged 30. Born 17/12/1888 Son of Albert and Ellen Husband of Lillian Mary Sneath Married 1914 Christ Church Upper Armley. 1911 Blue Hill Cottage Wortley. CWGC 7 Hawthorn Place New Wortley. Laid to Rest Pernes British Cemetery France.

KNOPWOOD Thomas Walter Private 11925 7th Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 30/11/1917 Aged 19. Born Armley 1898. Son of James Died 62 in 1918 and Ada Emily 18 Strawberry Road Armley. Remembered Cambrai Memorial Louverval France.  Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial along with brother James who also gave his life.

 LAMPEN Alexander D Can You Help

LANE George Private S/40376 1st Bn Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders KIA 22/09/1916 Aged 19. CWGC 6 Mount Terrace Glasshouse Street Hunslet. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.

 LANCASTER Cecil Private 307557 1/8th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 17/05/1918 Aged 27. Born Leeds 1891. Son of Frederick and Emily 1901 Salisbury Avenue Armley. Husband of Elsie Butler Married 1916, 146 Wood Lane Rothwell. Laid to Rest Bienvillers Military Cemetery France. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial.  BROTHER ?? SEE TRACKER

LAING Fred Private 3955 1/4th Bn Seaforth Highlanders KIA 05/08/1916 Aged 32. Born Armley 1884. Son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Fletcher Married 1880 St Peter Leeds Husband of Harriett Broadbent Married 1905 St Peter Leeds. 3 Ramsey Terrace  Landed France 10/11/1915. Laid to Rest Dantzig Alley British Cemetery France. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial.


 MACE Herbert Private 8424 2nd Bn Yorkshire Regiment KIA 04/11/1914 Aged 25. Born Armley 1884. Son of John Born India and Elizabeth Barker Born Leeds Married 1889 St John The Baptist New Wortley CWGC 10 Cayton Street Armley Road Armley. Enlisted before 1911. Landed France 05/10/1914. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium. Remembered Gotts Park Armley War Memorial.

 MANUEL Joseph 307780 1/5th Bn  West Riding Regiment KIA 09/10/1917 Aged 40.  Born Armley 1877. Son of James and Sarah Fozard. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Cawdry Married 1898. 1911 Residence 8 Bulgaria Street Whingate Road Armley Occupation Bricjkyard Labourer. CWGC TWD Show James MEDAL INDEX SHOWS JOSEPH  RE DO ARMLEY 

MARTEN William Stanley Private 130479 Labour Corps 4th Bn Kings Royal Liverpool Regiment DIED 08/11/1918 Aged 25. Born Liverpool 1893.Son of Thomas Abraham and Alice Halliday Married 1890 Toxteth Park Liverpool. Husband of Phoebe Wright Married 1918 Christ Church Upper Armley CWGC 11 Modder Terrace Armley. Laid to Rest Allerton Liverpool Cemetery.

MARSDEN Joseph Choice of Two MARSDEN Joseph

MAYEW John E M Unknown Can You Help..

MEECHAM Harry H Unknown Can You Help..

METCALFE Willie Too many on Record can you help..

MEAD John William Private 6119 2nd Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment DOW 03/01/1915 Aged 37. Born Long Marston Stratford on Avon. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Remarried in 1916 to John Worsnop CWGC 6 Albion Street Tong Road Wortley. Laid to Rest Merville Communal Cemetery France. Epitaph "Sleep on Dearly Beloved Wife and Children"

MIDDLETON Ernest Guardsman 15005 2nd Bn Scots Guards DOW  03/04/1918 Aged 24. Son of John and Lillian Wilkinson Married 1892 St John The Baptist New Wortley CWGC 3 Southfield Street Tong Road Armley. Laid to Rest Etaples Military Cemetery France.

MIDGLEY Thomas Company Quartermaster Serjeant 380326 25th Bn Kings Liverpool Regiment 13/06/1917 Aged 27. Killed in Enemy Air Raid. Son of Harry and Hannah Gregson Married 1890 CWGC Strawberry Lane Armley. Living 1911 Woodhead Grange Over Sands Tom was an assistant Dairy Man.


                                                     Acknowledgment and thanks to Nigel Hemming (South Africa)

                                                                Laid to Rest Grange Over Sands Cemetery

MYERS Fred Private 37818 17th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 11/09/1917 Aged 26. Born New Wortley 1891. Son of John and Elizabeth. 1911 9 Mitford Place Armley.  Laid to Rest Tincourt New British Cemetery France. no relation to above.                                                                                                                                                                                                   


NORTHFIELD Ernest Born Leeds 1897. Son of John William and Harriett Pollard Married 1894 All Saints Leeds. 1911 17 Wilton Street Parliement Road Armley. Also shown at Industrial School for Boys at Moortown Lane Shadwell. No record CWGC Can You help

NUTTER Wilfred Corporal 13380 6th Bn Dorsetshire Regiment DOW 12/06/1918 Aged 28. Son of William Walter and Martha Ann Married 1891 Emmanuel Leeds CWGC 17 Parliament Terrace Armley Road. Husband of Doris May Wonnop Married 1912 St Simon Leeds Doris remarried in 1920 to John Peel. Gravestone Reads  "If Death is a Price of Victory He Won it in Full" Laid to Rest Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery and Extension France.

 OSTICK Walter Private 6286 1st Bn Northamptonshire Regiment 17/09/1914 Aged  Remembered La Ferte sous Jouarre France. (Gostick on CWGC no Ostick on record)

 PADGETT Horace 2nd Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers KIA 18/04/1916 Aged 28. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Allen CWGC Ivydene Tong Road. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.

PAGET Frederick Private 12/1522 12th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment KIA 06/08/1916 Aged 28. Born Armley. Son of John and Rebecca Redshaw Married 1885 St Peter Leeds. CWGC 11 Oriental Street Wesley Road Armley. Laid to Rest St Vaast Military Cemetery Richebourg-l'Avoue France.

PRESTON Abraham Private 38310 10th Bn York and Lancaster Regiment KIA 15/11/1916 Aged 20.Born Batley 1896. Son of Richardson and Selina Wentworth Married 1892 Batley. 1911 23 Parliament Place Armley.  Enlisted Leeds 09/12/1914. Landed France 31/01/1916. Came Home Gun Shot Wound hospital in Cumbria 21/06/1916 back to France 12/10/1916.  Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.

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