Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Muker (St. Mary's) Churchyard
Muker (St. Mary's) Churchyard contains a single burial from the First World War, - a soldier who served with the Yorkshire Regiment.
Photos by Edward Nicholl. Click on the thumbnail image of the headstone for a larger version of the photo which opens in a new window.
Private Thomas Clarkson. 325648.
1st/9th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, formerly 30597 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of John and Ann Clarkson, of Richmond. Died at home 30 April 1917. Aged 27.
Enlisted Richmond (Yorks).
(There is a comprehensive biography of Thomas Clarkson, with photos, on p193 in "Swaledale & Wharefedale Remembered" by Keith Taylor)
HATH NO MAN THAN THIS
THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE
FOR HIS FRIENDS"
Private Clarkson's grave near the entrance to the churchyard in Muker.
The entrance to St. Mary's, Muker, churchyard.
St. Mary's, Muker
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