A visit to Whitkirk cemetery 2

by Shaun Taylor February. 12, 2020 245 views

A. H Dodsworth served with the West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). He died on the 6th June 1920.

Bernard St George Hamilton was a Lieutenant with the Machine Corp. He was 25 when he died on the 28th June 1917. He was the son of the Rev. J. Miller Hamilton, of 3, Carter Terrace, Whitkirk, Leeds;and the husband of E. J. B. Hamilton. He has no known grave and is remembered on the Arras Memorial

Harry Thorley served with the Royal Air Force. He was 37 when he died on the 14th August 1940. He was the son of Bentley and Mary and the husband of Edith. They lived in Halton.

Sergeant Robert Smith was an Air Gunner with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He served with 75 Squadron and was killed on air operations on December 11th 1943. He was the son of Basil and Sarah Ann Smith, of Leeds; and the husband of Joan Smith, of Halton, Leeds.

Private Ernest Ingle fell in the Battle of Arras on April 9th 1917. This was the first day of the battle. He was 31. He was the son of James and Hannah Ingle, of Halton, and the husband of Edith Ingle, They lived at 78, Austhorpe Rd., Cross Gates

Private Ernest Tate served with the Royal Army Medical Corp. He was 19 when he died on the 5th October 1943

Private Caythorne Jagger served with the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Sergt Thomas Hindson Mellish served with the Royal Scots he was killed in action at Ypres on the 22nd October 1917. He was the son of William and S. Mellish, of Station House, Halifax.

William Laycock was a Lance Corporal with the Scots Guards. He died on the 24th November 1918. He was born in Penistone and enlisted at Leeds. He was the son of David and Ellen Laycock, of 6, Wilfred Avenue, Halton, Leeds.

Reginald Kay served with the 2nd Derbyshire Yeomanry. He was killed on the 3rd March 1942. He lived in Durham. His parents Thomas Moss Kay and Sarah Kay, lived inHalton, Leeds.

Jack Yeoman was an Aircraftsman with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was 21 when he was killed on the 11th May 1941. He was the son of Arthur and Doris Yeoman, of Whitkirk, Leeds.

Thomas Tate was 30 when he died on the 17th May 1919. He was 30 years old and the wife of Clara Tate, of 3, Fryers Yard, Halton, Leeds. He served with the Royal Engineers

Horace Brockhouse was 32 when he was killed on the 16th August 1917. He was a Private in the Lancashire Fusiliers. He was the son of John and Ann Brockhouse, of "Hollyshaw," Cardigan Rd., Bridgton, Yorks; husband of Ethel Brockhouse, of 26, Highfield Rd., Bramley, Leeds. He was born in Sheffield

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