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West Yorkshire Regiment

18th Battalion (2nd Bradford)

Prince of Wales's Own

(WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT)

93rd Brigade / 31st Division

 

1st July : Attack of Serre.

4th July : Louvencourt.

*******

Late October - November : Tours in line in Hebuterne sector.

 

162 names

18/625    Sergeant

William Edwin

ABBOTT

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

James Rhodes

AKAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/454    Private

Harry

ALDERTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33101    Private

James

ALLOTT

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/1410    Private

Henry Warren

APPLIN

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

18/1458    Private

William

ATKINSON

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/1569    Private

Frank

AUKER

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/744    Private

Edward

BARBER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/876    Lance Sergeant

George Arthur

BARBER

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1391    Private

Charlie

BARNES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1097     Private

Norman

BARRACLOUGH

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

20/136    Private

Morris

BARRAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/104     Corporal

Percy

BATEMAN

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery

 

18/81    Private

Harry

BECK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/874    Private

Thomas

BINNS

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/190    Private

Edmund

BOOTH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/296    Private

George Herbert

BOOTH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1119     Private

Arthur William

BOWSKILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

20/155    Private

Albert

BREWER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/993    Private

James Edgar

BROCK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/950    Private

Thomas Blakey

BROGDEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/431     Private

Alfred

BROWN

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

18/1487    Private

John

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/378    Private

Norman

BURTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40329     Private

Ernest William

CALEY

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

40327     Private

Guy Ripley

CARTER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/449    Private

Herbert

CAWTHORNE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40252     Private

Arthur

CHAMBERS

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/697     Private

Norman

CHESHIRE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/844    Private

Horace

CLAYTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/879    Corporal

Joseph

CLEGG

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/507    Private

George

CLOUGH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Harold

COLLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/152    Private

James

CRAVEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/878    Private

Wilfred

CRAVEN

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension

 

18/667    Private

William Allan

CRAVEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/997     Private

John

CRERAR

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery

 

18/683     Private

Herbert

CROSSLEY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/525     Private

Ernest

CROTCH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40269     Private

Norman

CROWE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/672     Private

Clarence

CROWTHER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1211     Private

Vincent

CURE

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

18/1264     Private

Horace

DARLING

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/187     Private

Arthur

DAYBELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Ivor

DERWENT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/446     Private

Willie

DINSDALE, served as METCALFE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Queens Cemetery, Puisieux

 

18/479     Private

Fred

DIXON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40462     Private

Henry Frederick

DUTTON

Killed in action on the 26th November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

18/261     Sergeant

Herbert

DYSON, MM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/176     Private

Joseph Robert

FAWCETT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1076     Private

Arthur

FIRTH

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/169     Private

Joseph

FIRTH

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/1167     Private

Lewis

FIRTH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Harold Egbert

FOIZEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/638     Lance Corporal

John

GARBUTT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/405     Private

Leonard

GAUNT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Daniel Aloysius

GILL

Killed in action on the 24th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/836     Private

John

GILL

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/783     Private

Sam

GILL

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

20/26     Private

Herbert Elijah

GILLETT

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/614    Private

Herbert

GLEDHILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/784     Private

Walter

GOLDTHORPE

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/555     Private

George Albert

GOUGH

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

40302     Private

Randolph

GRAYSON

Killed in action on the 24th October 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

32178     Private

Walter

GREEN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/9     Sergeant

Henry Bernard

GREENWOOD

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16/1728     Private

William Wood

GRESSWELL

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/431     Private

Frank

HACKFORD

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

9071    Private

Harold

HAGUE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/196    Company Sergeant Major

Hubert Charles

HAMBLIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/206    Private

Percy

HAMMOND

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/145    Private

John Abbotson

HARPER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24254     Lance Corporal

Walter

HAYES

Died of wounds on the 27th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

40303     Private

Arthur

HAYLOCK

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/940     Private

John Edward

HAYNES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

40258     Lance Corporal

Bertie

HAYWOOD

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/1475     Private

Albert

HELLIWELL

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Beauval Communal Cemetery

 

18/279    Private

Maurice

HELLIWELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1424     Corporal

Harry

HILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

19/98     Private

Norman

HILL

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

18/1106     Private

Thomas

HILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/295     Private

Harry

HILLS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1498     Private

Joseph

HODGSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/126     Corporal

Harry

HOLDSWORTH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1625    Private

John

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/374     Private

George

HORROCKS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

20012     Corporal

Hugh

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/1132    Private

Stanley

HUMPHREYS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1427     Private

Fred

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/942    Private

George William

JAGGER

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/975     Lance Corporal

Arthur

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/838     Lance Corporal

Herbert

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1269     Private

William Harold

JONES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1585     Private

Arthur

JORDAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/943     Private

Thomas Lund

JOWETT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1523     Lance Corporal

Michael Henry

JOYCE

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

18/634     Drummer

Harry

KENDALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant Colonel

Maurice Nicholl

KENNARD, MC

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/103     Private

Frank

LAPISH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/1300     Private

William Edward

LISTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/713     Lance Corporal

Sam

LOWNDES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension

 

18/835     Private

Kenneth

MACAULAY

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/49     Drummer

John

MARGERISON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1271     Private

Charles

MARSDEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1010     Corporal

Thomas Harry

MASSEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/700     Sergeant

John George

MAYNE

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

19/229     Private

James

McCAFFREY

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/1346     Private

Joseph

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/650     Private

Harry

MEAYS

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

 

18/237     Private

Herbert

MILNER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29264     Private

William Henry

MITCHELL

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/13     Private

Arthur Edgar

MURGATROYD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1112     Private

Lorry

MUSCROFT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1374     Private

Arthur

NORMINGTON

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/373     Sergeant

Joseph

NORMINGTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Queens Cemetery, Puisieux

 

18/31     Private

John Richard

NORTH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/40     Private

Reginald

NORTH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Francis Percival

NOWELL

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

40315    Private

James Hadcock

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

40797     Private

John Joseph

OATES

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

40246    Private

Gordon

PALFRAMAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/860     Private

Charles

PAPE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

40245     Private

Charles

PARKIN

Died of wounds on the 16th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

18/626     Company Sergeant Major

Harry

PASS

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Beauval Communal Cemetery

 

18/358     Private

William

PENNETT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

23061     Private

Albert Edward

POWELL

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

18/912     Private

Albert Maltman

PRESLAND

Died of wounds on the 30th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery

 

40307    Private

Robert

PRESTON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/619    Private

Edgar

PULLAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/890     Private

Harry

REDMAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1084     Private

Arthur

REYNOLDS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/195     Private

Thomas Henry

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/151     Private

Ernest

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1205     Private

Charles

RUSHWORTH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/94     Private

Frank

SANSOME

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

18/776     Private

James William

SAVILLE

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1185     Private

Joe Forrest

SKIRROW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25035     Private

Fred

SMITH

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

18/544     Private

Harold Howard

SMITH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/870     Private

John Edward

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Skipton (Waltonwrays) Cemetery

 

18/1333     Private

George Albert

SWAINE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/790     Private

Arthur

TARRAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/89     Private

Joseph

TATE

Died of wounds on the 30th June 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

 

18/893     Private

Ernest

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/342     Private

Horace

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40233     Private

Herbert Bedford

TIDSWELL

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

18/984     Private

George Henry

TOPHAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21159     Lance Corporal

William David

VICKERMAN

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

18/896     Private

John

WADDINGTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19559     Private

Harry

WALKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/191     Private

Stanley

WALKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Francis John George

WALTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/1039     Private

Eric

WEINTZ, served as WHITE

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

18/1277     Private

James

WHITAKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/596     Private

Willie

WHITAKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/541     Private

Harold

WHITTAKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1186     Private

Edwin

WIDDOP

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/467     Private

Francis William

WILKS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1128    Lance Sergeant

Thomas

WISE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

40342    Private

Edward

WOOD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

John William

WORSNOP

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/189     Lance Corporal

Harold

WRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Heaton Baptist Burial Ground

 

MEN OF THE BATTALION SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

18/1196    Private

Frank

SUTCLIFFE

27th Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Frank

WATSON

93rd Trench Mortar Battery

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial