MOST OF THE PHOTOS WERE TAKEN ON THE 14 & 15 SEPTEMBER 2016

 

LONSDALE CEMETERY, AUTHUILLE, SOMME, FRANCE.

(BURIED ELSEWHERE IN THIS CEMETERY)

JOHN SMITH, Private 18732.
Date of Death: 13/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. A 7.
Born Sunderland, Enlisted Southwick Sunderland.

"THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT"

THOMAS WALTON, Corporal 17799.
Date of Death: 14/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: III. M. 1.
Born Appleby (Westmoreland), Enlisted Leyburn, Resided Hawes (Yorks).

(KNOWN TO BE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY)

THOMAS MATTHEW BRIGGS GARDINER, Private 17164.
Date of Death: 14/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. A.8.
Husband of Mary Ann Gardiner, (formerly Atkinson).
Born 1890 Monkwearmouth Sunderland.

"THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT"

THOMAS HILLARY, Private 19546.
Date of Death: 14/09/1916 Age: 23.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: IX. F. 7.
Brother of Mr W. Coats of Browntion Low Road, Richmond Yorks.
Born 1893 Arkengarthdale, Enlisted Durham, Resided Esh Winning.
THOMAS COGGAN, Private 15891.
Date of Death: 14/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: III. N. 7.
Son of Thomas & Annie Coggan (formerly Kelsey)
Born 1996 Wath-on-Dearne (Rotherham), Enlisted Wath-on-Dearne.

CHARLES ERNEST HURST, Second Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 14/09/1916 Age:21.
Yorkshire Regiment 11th Bn. attd. 6th Bn. Grave Reference: VI. M. 4.
Son of Charles Alfred and Alice Gertrude Hurst, of 30, Coltman St., Hull.

"I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH"

JOHN ROBERTS, Private 20360.
Date of Death: 14/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: X. J. 9.
Born Scaborough, Enlisted Malton, Resided Pickering.
RALPH RICHARDSON, Private 18330.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: VI. M. 7.
Born Hetton-le-Hole, Enlisted Houghton-Le-Spring, Resided Hetton-le-Hole.

(BELIEVED TO BE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY)

ALLAN HORATIO ROOKS, Lance Corporal 10705.
Date of Death: 14/09/1916 Age: 23.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. A. 2.
Son of William and Mary Ann Rooks, of 8, Thomas St., New Skelton-in-Cleveland, Yorks.
Born 1893 Skelton, Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided Skelton-in-Cleveland.

"THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT"

(KNOWN TO BE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY)

ROBERT BRAILSFORD CRAVEN, Sergeant 18554.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. A.9.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Craven, of Scarborough; husband of Margaret Ellen Craven, (formerly Stephenson)
of 59, Falsgrave Road., Scarborough.
Born c1891 Scarborough, Enlisted Scarborough.

"SIMPLY TO THY CROSS I CLING - MAGGY
THY WILL BE DONE O LORD - F. & M."

FREDERICK EBDY, Private 18831.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916 Age: 31.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: VI. M. 5.
Husband of Mary A. Edby (formerly Marley), of 19, Margaret St., New Brancepeth, County Durham.
Born 1885 Durham, Enlisted Durham.

"THY WILL BE DONE EVER REMEMBERED BY HIS LOVING WIFE & CHILDREN
ALSO BROTHER & SISTERS"

DAVID ELLIOTT, Private 17255.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916 Age: 19.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: III. U. 1.
Son of Mary Jane Elliott, of 1, High Pottery Yard, Newbottle, Co. Durham, and the late Robert Elliott.
Born Sacriston (Durham), Enlisted Houghton-Le-Spring, Resided Newbottle.

He is also commemorated on the Memorial Plaque inside St Matthews Church Newbottle.

WILLIAM ELLIOTT, Private 18482.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: IV. N. 10.
Born Hetton-le-Hole (Durham), Enlisted Houghton-Le-Spring , Resided Hetton-le-Hole.

ANDREW McGREGOR, Private 15666.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916 Age: 32.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: VI. M. 6.
Son of Alexander McGregor, of Brandon Colliery, Durham;
husband of Jane Ann McGregor, of Durham Rd., Leadgate, Co. Durham.
Born Brandon, Enlisted Newcastle, Resided West Stanley.

Unknown Soldier's Stone.

"KNOWN UNTO GOD"

   
 

BLIGHTY VALLEY CEMETERY, AUTHUILE WOOD, FRANCE.

CUSACK GRANT FORSYTH, Lieutenant Colonel D S O.
Date of Death: 14/09/1916 Age: 29.
Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. attd. 6th Bn. Grave Reference: I. F. 13.
Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
Son of Ellen Sanford Forsyth
and the late Lt. Col. Frederick Arthur Forsyth.
of Ashley House, Lillington Avenue, Leamington Spa.

"CHEVALIER LEGION D'HONNEUR"

JOHN SAYER, Private 33270.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916 Age: 23.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: I. F. 10.
died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 aged 23.
the brother of of Mrs. Annie Knock, of Kirkgate, Market Place, Thirsk, Yorks
Born Osmotherley, Enlisted Northallerton, Resided Osmotherley.

"EVER IN OUR THOUGHTS"

Also commemorated on the Osmotherley Yorkshire War Memorial.

ROBERT HALL STOREY, Private 18240.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: SP I. F. 9.
died on the 15th September 1916.
Born Hetton Downs, Enlisted Sunderland, Resided Hetton Downs.
JAMES WILSON, Private 16998.
Date of Death: 15/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: SP I. F. 9.
died on the 15th September 1916.
Born Sheffield, Enlisted West Hartlepool.

JOHN RICHARDSON, Private 10666.
Date of Death: 11/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: SP I. F. 9.
died on the 11th September 1916.
Born Whitby, Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided Whitby.

Also commemorated on St, Mary's Church, Whitby, War Memorial Tablet.

JAMES NEIL, Private 16656.
Date of Death: 14/09/1916 Aged: 26.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: SP I. F. 9.
Son of Robert Henry Neil, of 4, Bede St., Easington Colliery, Co. Durham.
Born Crook, Enlisted Sunderland, Resided Easington Colliery.

"ASLEEP IN JESUS"

JOHN SAMUEL BRUNDRED, Lance Corporal 15878.
Date of Death: 8/9/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: I. E. 7.
Born Leeds, Enlisted Wakefield.

Notes: The 6th Yorkshire Regiment War Diaries for the 8/9/1916: -
1 man killed & 1 wounded by shell fire on near BLACK HORSE dugouts.

FRANK BURGIN, Private 12830.
Date of Death: 10/9/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: I. E. 11.
Born Attercliffe (Sheffield), Enlisted Sheffield.

Also commemorated on the Stockton-On-Tees WW1 Memorial (B)

NORMAN WALKER, Private 11050.
Date of Death: 11/9/1916. Aged: 27.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: I. E. 14.
Son of Arthur and Agnes Walker, of 9, Oak Road, Scarborough.
Born Kingston-On-Hull, Enlisted Malton, Resided Scarborough.

STANLEY KENTFIELD EDWARDS HILDERSLEY, 2nd Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 12/9/1916. Aged: 24.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: I. E. 15.
Son of Elizabeth and Henry Joseph Hildersley.
Born on March 10th 1892 at New Southgate, London.

JAMES ROBERT PEARSON, Corporal 18208.
Date of Death: 13/9/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: I. E. 17.
Born Birtley, Enlisted Houghton-le-Spring, Resided Hetton-le-Hole.

   
 

BERNAFAY WOOD BRITISH CEMETERY, MONTAUBAN, SOMME, FRANCE.

THOMAS WEBSTER, Private 17249.
Date of Death:23/07/1916 Age: 20.
Yorkshire Regiment "A" Coy. 2nd Bn. Grave Reference: J.14.
Son of Thomas and Clara Webster, of Market Place, Thirsk, Yorks.
Born Thirsk, Enlisted Thirsk.
He is also commemorated on the Sowerby War Memorial.

His battalion were attacking the enemy at a village called Guillemont but the attack failed due to darkness and a smoke barrage, and they withdrew to the relative safety of a place the British had named "Happy Valley"
which was between Bernafay Wood and Trones Wood.
Casualties included 9 other ranks killed, 151 wounded and 9 missing.

LUKE KINDER, Private 27624.
Date of Death: 28/09/1916 Age: 21.
Yorkshire Regiment 10th Bn. Grave Reference: D.22.
Son of William and Alice Kinder, of 491, Tong St., Dudley Hill, Bradford, Yorks.
Born Batley Yorks, Enlisted Bradford.
He is also commemorated on the Tong War Memorial Panel 1.
WILLIAM SIMPSON, Private 13837.
Date of Death: 28/09/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 10th Bn. Grave Reference: C.19
Born Sunderland, Enlisted Sunderland.
   
 

PERONNE ROAD CEMETERY, MARICOURT, SOMME, FRANCE.

RALPH MITTON, Private 16607.
Date of Death: 1/07/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Grave Reference: III. E. 32.
Born West Cornforth, Enlisted Sunderland, Resided Blackhall Colliery.
GEOFFREY ERNEST LAYTON-BENNETT, 2nd Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 1/07/1916, Aged 28.
Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Grave Reference: IV. F. 32.
Son of Ernest Layton-Bennett and E. Beatrice Layton-Bennett, of 10, Belsize Grove, Hampstead, London
PERCY DARRELL DENMAN, 2nd Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 1/07/1916, Aged 41
Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Grave Reference: IV. H. 35.
Born Lancaster 1874, He Joined the Army 1895.
DAVID CHALLIS, Private 10453.
Date of Death: 1/07/1916 age: 20.
Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Grave Reference: III. C. 40.
Born Middlesbrough, Enlisted Middlesbrough.

RICHARD NORMAN, Private 24119.
Date of Death: 1/07/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Grave Reference: IV. I. 26.
Son of George and Sarah Norman, of 18, Marley Grove, Beeston, Leeds.
Born Sheffield, Enlisted Leeds.

“PERFECT PEACE”

   
 

FRICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, SOMME, FRANCE.

PHOTO OF THE ORIGINAL FRICOURT CEMETERY.
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(BELIEVED TO BE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY)

WILLIAM PARKIN, Private 17256.
Date of Death: 1/07/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 7nd bn. Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. C. 10.
Enlisted Houghton-Le-Spring, Resided Fencehouses.
Born c1895 Fencehouses, Son of John L & Elizabeth S Parkin.

(BELIEVED TO BE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY)

THOMAS BRUMELL, Private 17263.
Date of Death: 1/07/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 7nd bn. Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. B. 14.
Born Blyth, Northumberland, Enlisted Houghton-Le-Spring, Resided Hetton-Le-Hole.

"THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT"

(BELIEVED TO BE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY)

THOMAS IRVING, Private 12828.
Date of Death: 1/07/1916.
Yorkshire Regiment 7nd bn. Grave Reference: Sp. Mem. B. 11.
Born Houghton-Le-Spring, Enlisted Jarrow, Resided Hebburn Colliery.

   
 

ST. PATRICK'S CEMETERY, LOOS, FRANCE

EDWARD BIRD, Private 38269.
Date of Death: 29/11/1917.
Yorkshire Regiment 7th Bn. Grave Reference:II. E. 1.
Born Redcar, Enlisted Redcar.
T (Lewis) NEWSOME, Private 27238.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference:II. E. 2.
Born Batley Yorks, Enlisted Scarborough.
ERIC IRVIN CROWE, Corporal 205021.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917 Age: 25.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 3.
Son of George and Isabella Crowe; husband of Elsie Crowe (formerly Hauxwell), of 18, Newtown Avenue, Stockton-on-Tees. Born at York.
Born York, Enlisted Middlesbrough.
CHARLES FREDERICK SQUIRE OSMOND, 2nd Lieutenant.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917 Age: 23.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 4.
Son of Charles Richard and Edith Emma Osmond, of "Summerhill", The Shrubbery, Weston-super-Mare.
RICHARD LAMBERT, Sergeant 3/7403.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917 Age: 27.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 5.
Son of John and Sarah Lambert: husband of Edith Lambert, of 12, Pontefract Grove, Pontefract St., Leeds.
Born Leeds, Enlisted Leeds.
MATTHEW MARTIN TWIZELL, Private 45839.
Date of Death: 29/11/1917 Age: 23.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 6.
Son of Mathew and Susannah Twizell, of 9, Stella Bank, Blaydon-on-Tyne, Co. Durham.
Born Stella Bank, Enlised Blaydon.
EDWARD CRAWFORD, Private 19289.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917 Age: 21.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 7.
Son of Mr. R. and Mrs. S. Crawford, of 84, Station Rd., Easington Colliery, Co. Durham.
Born Easington Enlisted Darlington, Resided Easington.

ARCHIE THROP, Private 38157.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917 Age: 37.
Yorkshire Regiment 8th Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 8.
Husband of Emily Throp, of 3, Daisy Mount, Sowerby Bridge, Yorks.
Born Halifax, Enlisted Halifax.

"MEMORY BEYOND EXPRESSION ABSENCE. UNSPEAKABLE SORROW"

ROGER NICHOLS DUNCAN, Lance Corporal 17834.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917 Age: 24.
Yorkshire Regiment 7th Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 9.
Son of Bernard and Elizabeth Duncan; husband of Edith Duncan (formerly Smail),
of 10, Brooke Street, Sunderland.
Born Pallion, Enlisted Sunderland, Resided Southwick.

 

FRED READ, Private 41788.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 10.
Born Sheffield, Enlisted Sheffield.
Formerly 174539 Royal Field Artillery.

Also commemorated on the WW1 war memorial for the
Lancashire and Yorkshire Railwaymen in Victoria Station Manchester.

ROBERT BROWN, Private 243047.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917 Age: 29.
Yorkshire Regiment 6th Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 11.
Husband of E. J. Brown, of 30, Forster St., Gateshead.
Born Newcastle, Enlisted Gateshead.

"LORD GRANT HIM ETERNAL REST"

ARTHUR LOWE, Private 24232.
Date of Death: 28/11/1917.
Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Grave Reference: II. E. 12.
Born Altofts Yorks, Enlisted Castlford, Resided Whitwood Normanton.
   
 

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