War memorials, North Yorkshire
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St. Andrew's Church
War memorials, North Yorkshire

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The"Book of Remembrance" in St. Andrew's Church, Aldborough.
The "Book of Remembrance" in St. Andrew's Church, Aldborough.
(Photo : Edward Nicholl)

The "Book of Remembrance" (sic, from the guide to the church)in St. Andrew's Church, Aldborough is inscribed
"In Memory of Capt. Michael Day Wade Maude APWO Yorks Reg Who Served His King and Country From August 1914 and Fell October 14 1917.
Also All Those From the Parish of Aldborough Who Died in the Service of Their Country."

The Memorial is extremely hard to read, being in a dark area of the church and with the names carved into a dark wooden plaque.

In addition to Capt Michael Day Wade Maude the names of those who appear on the Aldborough Memorial are;-

Captain Bartram Saxelby Evers
Pte William Colley Fothergill
Pte Ernest Hall
Pte Joseph Crooks
L/Cpl Hodgson Thompson
Pte Andrew Benson
Lt Charles Stanley Haslam
Pte Richard Taylor
2nd Lt George Hood Lofthouse
Pte Ernest Pickersgill
Pte Lawrence John Goodall
Pte Frederick Drury
Pte Thomas Hayton
Pte Clifford Chapman
Pte Walter Blades
Pte Edwin Mawtus
Capt Gerald William Edward Maude

Captain Michael Day Wade Maude. 3rd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Died 14 October 1917, Aged 27. Son of Lt. Col. W. W. Maude, of The Fleets, Rylstone (younger brother of Captain Gerald William Edward Maude (see below).
For a photo of Captain Michael Maude, see the page for Photos of Individual Soldiers.

Captain Gerald William Edward Maude. 1st Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Born at Rylstone, Co. York, 20th November, 1888, elder son Lieut.-Col, William Wade Maude, 4th West Yorkshire Militia, of Skipton-in-Craven.
Served in India with 1st Battn. during the Great War. Wounded in action at Dakka, Afghanistan, 17th May, 1919.
Died at Peshawar of pneumonia, 5th November, 1919.
Commemorated on Face 1, DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE).
"He was a soldier in the truest sense of the word. His devotion to his regiment, his esprit de corps was wonderful. He longed to see his battalion do something more than peace soldiering and he saw it. There was no better disciplinarian, no one more determined to uphold the traditions of the old regiment. He knew his work thoroughly, and his courage and fearlessness on every occasion won for him the utmost confidence of his men " (Green Howards Gazette).

Captain Maude's Name (Top Left) and Private Crooks' Name (Top Right) on the "Book of Remembrance"Captain Maude's Name (Top Left) and Private Crooks' Name (Top Right) on the "Book of Remembrance"
Photo : Edward Nicholl

St. Andrew's Church, Aldborough. St. Andrew's Church, Aldborough.
Photo : Edward Nicholl

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