Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Scarborough (Dean Road) Cemetery
Scarborough was bombarded and damaged on the morning of the 16th December
1914, by German battle cruisers, which escaped under cover of mist; and the
minefield which they laid at the time was cleared by the end of the year.
The town was also severely attacked by enemy aircraft in 1941, having been
one of the Home Port fixed artillery defence posts during the 1939-1945 War.
There are 33 burials relating to both the First and Second World Wars in Scarborough's Dean Road Cemetery, including Foreign and Non-World War graves in the CWGC's care. Amongst the burials are three soldiers ofthe Yorkshire Regiment.
All photos of headtones by Andy Kirkland.
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|Private John Kidd. 30342. 9th Battalion
Yorkshire Regiment (Depot). Son of the late John and Mary Kidd; husband
of Alice Jane Kidd, of 7, Victoria St., Scarborough. Died at home 24 July
1917. Aged 40.
Born Scarborough, Enlisted Scarborough.
"UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN"
|Private William Parkinson. 12798.
3rd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 22 June 1917. Aged 34.
Born Scarborough, Enlisted Whitby, Resided Scarborough.
"SAFE IN THE ARMS OF JESUS"
|Private Thomas Pollard. 3834. 5th
Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 18 January 1916.