City of Leeds United in WW1

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

                                                                                     LEEDS WW1 WAR MEMORIALS





PINKNEY Harry Private 2391 3rd Dragoon Guards Household Cavalry DOW 28/08/1915 Aged 25. Born Leeds 1890. Son of Christopher and Alice Ellis Married 1889 St Matthew Little London 1891 13 Stapleton terrace Armley. 1911 1St Cavalry Brigade 3rd Dragoons Aldershot. Laid to Rest Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery Armentieres France. Also Gotts Park Armley

PICKARD Harry Private 28891 2/5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 20/07/1918 Aged ? To be confirmed Harry Hargreave Aged 53 ? 32 Wesley Road Armley. Laid to Rest Marfaux British Cemetery France. Also Gotts Park Armley

POLLARD Clifford Private 53250 11th Bn Durham Light Infantry KIA 29/03/1918 Aged 23. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth M Haywood Married 1891 St Peter Leeds 109 Tong Road Armley. Enlisted 15/12/1915 Aged 20 at Leeds residence 2 Shawbury Lane Tong Road Armley Hairdresser. Landed Boulogne France 16/12/1916.  Remembered Pozieres Memorial France. Also Gotts Park Armley

POLLARD Richard Lance Corporal 11603 11th Bn Durham Light Infantry KIA 23/04/1918 Aged 23. Born Armley 1895. Son of Walter Died 1896 and Rachel Myers Married 1894 St Peter Leeds Remarried William Patterson 1923 Bramley and Holbeck District Registered Building 1921 Medals sent to 6 Lupton Road Armley. Enlisted Leeds 1912 Aged 17 West Yorkshire Regiment. GSW Foot and Ankle 1916 Sent back to England. Remembered Pozieres Memorial France. Also Gotts Park Armley

POCKETT Norman Driver 1567 Army Service Corps DIED 21/08/1916 Aged 30. Born Armley 25/01/1886 Baptised St Bartholomew 07/10/1901. Son of Joseph and Ellen Louisa. Husband of Daisy Punter Married 1911. Daisy remarried to James M Moody in 1919 she passed away in 1987 aged 94. Laid to Rest Barking Rippleside Cemetery Essex.

PULLAN Joseph Robert Rifleman 3/7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 07/09/1916 Aged 18. Son of George Stockwell Pullan and Sarah Ann CWGC 6 Margaret Street Hall Lane Armley. Joseph accidently drowned whilst in training at Clipstone Camp Nottinghamshire. Laid to Rest Armley Cemetery. PULLEIN MISPELLED

RAYNER William Harrison Private 47355 2/8th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers KIA 21/03/1918 Aged 19. Born Armley 01/10/1898. Son of Jim and Fanny Harrison Dobson Married 1894 St Bartholomew Armley 1911 21 Abbott Terrace Armley. Enlisted Leeds 39217 West Yorks Regiment Laid to Rest Templeux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery France. Also Gotts Park Armley

REDSHAW Thomas Smith Acting Bombardier 26813 Royal Field Artillery KIA 30/10/1917 Aged 27. Born Armley 1890. Son of William Henry Smith Francis Amelia Harwood Married 1880 St John The Evangelist Wortley. Husband of Sally Field Married 1907 Bramley and Holbeck District Registered Building. Laid to Rest Nine Elms British Cemetery

RICHARDSON Harold Private 2304 1/8th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 08/12/1915 Aged 22. Son of Frederick William and Laura Eleanor Appleyard Married 1887 St John The Baptist New Wortley. 1911 Residence 176 Town Street Armley Occupation Insurance Clerk. Laid to Rest Essex Farm Cemetery Belgium.                                                                              



RICHARDSON Sidney Brown Private 15/760 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 26. Son of George Robert and Elizabeth Adams Married 1887 St Mathias Burley CWGC Husband of Rosalind Hallam Married 1915 St Bartholomew Armley CWGC 14 Masham Street Tong Road Armley. Roselind remarried 1920 to William Beck Lee in Armley. Also Gotts Park Armley



 Laid to Rest Serre Cemetery No 1 Somme France.


RICHARDSON James Arthur Private 17/1717 17th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 31/08/1917 Aged 21. Son of Arthur and Mary Askham Married 1894 St Bartholomew Armley 1911 Residence 10 Pickering Terrace Armley Road. Occupation Spindle Cleaner. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.

RILEY Albert Unknown Can You Help.

RIDLEY Herbert Private 32808 12th Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers KIA 28/08/1918 Aged  Born Horsforth. Son of John William and Ann 1901 family lived in Headingley.Husband of Christine Cameron Anderson Married Glasgow 1915. Enlisted Glasgow Residence 129 Garthland Rise Glasgow.

                                                           Herbert Ridley

                                                                Laid to Rest Caestre Military Cemetery France.

ROBERTS Joseph Private 115300 193rd Company Labour Corps KIA 11/06/1917 Aged 21. Son Of William and Ann E CWGC 7 Cricketer's Place Armley. Formerly 528 West Yorkshire Regiment. 1911 Sugden Fold Armley at School. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium. Also Gotts Park Armley

ROBERTS Joseph Private 115300 193rd Company Labour Corps KIA 11/06/1917 Aged 21. Son Of William and Ann E CWGC 7 Cricketer's Place Armley. Formerly 528 West Yorkshire Regiment. 1911 Sugden Fold Armley at School. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium. Also Gotts Park Armley

RHODES William Unknown Can You help

ROBINSON Arthur Unknown Can You Help

ROBINSON Walter Unknown Can You Help..    


SMART James Bugler 1691 1/7th Bn Yorkshire Regiment DOW 16/07/1915 Aged 18. Born Armley 1897. Son of John H and Edith E Wingfield (Nicholson) Married 1895 St Johns Baptist New Wortley. Landed France 16/04/15. 1911 Living with Grandmother 36 Gledhow Street Armley Occupation Shovel Maker. Laid to Rest New Wortley Cemetery.

SANDERSON John Born 1879. Son of Thomas Husband of Edith H Crawford Married Christ Church Upper Armley 1915. Also Gotts Park Armley Can You Help.

STANNILAND Richard Absolute Mystery no record Can You Help...

SANDS Percival Private TR5/127484 7th Bn Training Reserve DIED 12/11/1918 Aged 18. Son of George and Eleanor Robinson Married 1898 St Clement Sheepscar CWGC 9 Salisbury Terrace Armley Lodge Road. Died Military Hospital Ripon. Laid to Rest Armley Cemetery Leeds. Also Gotts Park Armley

STEELE Edmund Private 12840 109th Company Machine Gun Corps KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 16. Born 1899 Holbeck. Son of Edmund Died 1928 and ? 1911 at school 5 Tennant Place Armley. One of the youngest from Leeds KIA during WW1. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.

SEDGWICK John Serjeant 9080 9th Bn Yorkshire Regiment KIA 07/10/1916 Aged 29. Born Leeds 1887. Son of Tom and Ann Liversidge Married 1886 Hunslet District Registered Building. Husband of Hannah Beasley Married 1915 St Bartholomew Armley. 1911 John was in the 2nd Bn Yorkshire Regiment in York. Landed France 15/10/1914. Laid to Rest Adanac Military Cemetery Miraumont France. Also Gotts Park Armley

SMITH Arthur Can You Help Too Many on Record..

STOTT Henry Private 19949 6th Bn Kings Own Scottish Borderers DOW 13/07/1916 Aged 31.  Born Glasgow. Son of Mathew Waddington and Mary  Husband of Clara Pinkney Married 30/01/1909 St Bartholomew Armley CWGC 89 Simpson Street Armley. Soldiers Died Recorded Henry passing on the 04/07/1916.


                                                                           Acknowledgment and thanks to Julie                


                                                                  Acknowledgment and thanks to James Luck

                                                      Laid to Rest Perronne Road Cemetery Mericourt France.

 STONEY John Rifleman R/41447 Kings Royal Rifles Attached 9th Bn Queen Victoria's Rifles KIA 25/08/1918 Aged 18. Son of John and Sarah Orphin Married 1896 Bramley and Holbeck District Registered Building CWGC 18 Grasmere Avenue Armley. Remembered Vis-En-Artois Memorial France. Also Gotts Park Armley.



SCOBEY Francis Henry Driver 81215 D Battery 178th Brigade Royal Field Artillery KIA 27/09/1918 Aged 41. Born York 1877. Son of Francis and Mary. Husband of Mary Ellen Acaster Married 1908 St Olaves York. Connection to Armley Margaret Jane Scobey Married in 1904 St Bartholomew Armley. Laid to Rest Moeuvres Communal Cemetery Extension France. Also Gotts Park Armley

SNOWDEN John Edward Serjeant 265684 2/5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 27/07/1917 Aged 24. Born Armley 1893. Son of John Edward and Annie Amelia Worsnop Married 1890 St Mathias Burley, 4 Esholt Armley Road Armley. Laid to Rest Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery Nieuwpoort Belgium. Also Gotts Park Armley

STORR William Rifleman R/10163 4th Bn Kings Royal Rifles DOW 10/05/1915 Aged 19. Born 1895 Leeds. Son of Alfred and Sarah Shelton Married 1886 Nottinghamshire. 1911 31 Genn Row Armley  Husband of Edith Hurst Married 1913 St Bartholomew Armley. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium. Also Gotts Park Armley

SWINDELLS Private 15/1278 Thomas Wycherley 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/06/1916 Aged 18. Born Armley 09/03/1898. Son of Jacob Marshall and Annie Wycherley Married 1889 Mansfield CWGC 11 Salisbury Avenue Armley. Enlisted Leeds Town Hall 1914. Landed Egypt 22/12/1915. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France. Also Gotts Park Armley.

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