Yorkshire Regiment War Graves
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Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery
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Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery
Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery
Photo : Mike Berrell (<mike_berrell@ntlworld.com>)

There are 23 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war in this cemetery, including 2 unidentified sailors of the Royal Navy. There are a further 51 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-45 war, including 4 unidentified sailors of the Royal Navy and 1 unidentified airman of the R.A.F. There are an additional 4 Foreign National war burials here.

Although no soldiers of the Yorkshire Regiment are buried in this cemetery, one soldier who served with the regiment is commemorated on a family grave headstone.

Private Thomas Jordan
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Private Thomas Jordan. 3/7853.
2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 5 January 1918.
Born Middlesbrough, Enlisted Middlesbrough.

Although Private Jordan was buried in Belgium, his parents grave was in Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery and he has been commemorated there. The grave is in a state of some disrepair.
Private Jordan's name is commemorated on the War Memorial for Llanion Cemetery, Pembroke Dock. Although Soldiers Died in the Great War shows him as having been born in, and enlisted in, Middlesbrough his name does not appear on the Middlesbrough War Memorial.

Photo provided by Owen Vaughan(<owenjvaughan@yahoo.co.uk>)