Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Hull Western Cemetery
Hull Western Cemetery contains 395 burials from the First World War, and 100 from the Second World War.
Four soldiers who served with the Yorkshire Regiment are buried in this cemetery.
We are very grateful to Mike Berrell (<firstname.lastname@example.org>) for his photographs of the headstones of these soldiers.
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| Private John Bush, 33001.
Yorkshire Regiment. Son of John and Elizabeth Bush, of 61, Wincolmlee, Hull. Died at home 15 March 1921. Aged 26.
| Private Frederick Gotts, TR/5/45007.
14th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Maria Gotts, of 355, South Boulevard, Hessle Rd., Hull, and the late Frederick Gotts. Died at home 17 April 1917. Aged 30.
Born Hull, Enlisted Hull.
"ALSO T GOTTS
BROTHER OF THE ABOVE
DIED MARCH 28TH 1924 AGE 38"
| Private Samuel Steward. 137740.
16th (Cork) Coy. Royal Army Medical Corps, formerly 30300 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mrs. A. Steward, of 19, Francis St., East Hull. Died at home 23 June 1918.
Born Whitby (Yorks), Enlisted Hull.
Loving Memory of
WHO DIED JAN 20TH 1920 AGED 23
ALSO HENRY THOMAS
KILLED IN FRANCE AUG 2ND 1917 AGED 28 YEARS
THE BELOVED SONS OF
HENRY & FRANCES K WOODWARD
WORTHY OF EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE
ALSO OF HENRY THE BELOVED HUSBAND OF
FRANCES KATE WOODWARD
DIED APRIL 3RD 1927 AGED 66 YEARS
| Private Arthur Ernest Woodward,
2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Henry and Francis Woodward, of 31, Little Mason St., Hull. Died at home 20 January 1920. Aged 23.
Photo : Kenneth Mann of the Find a Grave website
Notes provided by Kenneth Mann;-
"BORN HESSLE, HULL 1897. SON OF HENRY & FRANCES KATE WOODWARD. BROTHERS HENRY, CHARLES & WILLIAM WOODWARD – 31 MASON STREET. WORKED AS AN ERRAND BOY AND COMPOSITOR IN A PRINTING WORKS.
ENLISTED HULL, 04/12/1915. POSTED TO FRANCE 02/07/1916 TO 4/10/1916. DISCHARGED 11/06/1917, WITH HEART DISEASE, AGGRAVATED BY ACTIVE SERVICE. HIS ARMY RECORDS DESCRIBE HIM OF ‘VERY GOOD’ CHARACTER