War memorials, North Yorkshire
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Lingdale
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The War Memorial at Lingdale The War Memorial at Lingdale
Photo : Edward Nicholl

The War Memorial at Lingdale is a cross on a square base. The base is inscribed;-

ERECTED TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF LINGDALE AND STANGHOW
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1918

The names of those recorded on the Memorial are;-

LIEUT E E TUCKETT
2ND LIEUT I H SCARTH (1)
SERGT A ARNOLD
CORP W BENNISON
CORP C H RODGERS
CORP R SCOLLETT
CORP E STOCKDALE
CORP F TROWSDALE, D C M
LCE CORP E BRADLEY
LCE CORP J LANGLEY
LCE CORP T STIFF
LCE CORP J SWINBURN
LCE CORP J H WISBEY
PTE G ALLISON
PTE J H ALLISON (2)
PTE J ATKINSON
PTE F AGAR
PTE J W AGAR
PTE J T BARKER
PTE W BEEFORTH
PTE G W BELL (3)
PTE J W BELL
PTE J BLENKEY, M M
PTE J BOOTH
PTE J R BORROW
PTE D BORROW
PTE T BRECKON
PTE J BROWN
PTE F CARVER
PTE R CARVER
STOKER W CARVER
STOKER H CARLING
PTE J CARLING
PTE C CLEAVER
PTE T CODLING
PTE J DOBSON
PTE R DOVE
PTE S DOVE
PTE T DOVE
PTE J FOSTER
PTE T R GLOVER
PTE F GODSMARK (4)
PTE W E GODSMARK
(4)
PTE T J HALL
PTE J HART
PTE A HUSBAND
PTE J G HUSBAND
PTE J LANGSTAFF
PTE W MILLER
PTE J W MITCHINSON
PTE H MOODY
PTE J R NEAL
PTE M PARKER
PTE W PORRITT
PTE J ROSEWARNE, D C M
PTE W RUSSELL
PTE W SANDERS
PTE A SANDERS
PTE W SEYMOUR
PTE P SIMONS, D C M
PTE T SMALLWOOD
PTE E STEVENSON
PTE R WATTS
PTE O WHITTAKER

(1) Shown as "Lieutenant", not 2nd Lieut, in CWGC.
(2) Can not find a "J H Allison" in either the CWGC register or SDGW, but there is a "J Allison" from Skelton who doesn't appear on the Skelton War Memorial.
(3) Shown only a "G Bell" in both CWGC and SDGW.
(4) Two brothers, in the same Battalion, killed on the same day.


Serjeant Arthur Arnold, 220691. 9th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 1615 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Edward and Mary Arnold, of 47, Charlton, Boosbeck, Yorks. Native of Lingdale, Boosbeck. Killed 16 October 1918. Aged 24.
Buried MONTAY-NEUVILLY ROAD CEMETERY, MONTAY.
Born Loftus (Yorks), Enlisted Skelton, Resided Lingdale.

Private James William Agar, 9114. 9th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Barker and Mary Agar, of 13, Queen St, Boosbeck, Yorks. Killed 30 August 1915. Aged 26.
Buried NORTBECOURT CHURCHYARD, MENTQUE-NORTBECOURT.
Born Skinningrove, Enlisted Richmond (Yorks), Resided Boosbeck (S O).

Private Joseph Allison, 10615. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 28 September 1916.
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval Memorial.
Born Grangetown (Middlesbrough), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided Skelton (Yorks).

Private William Beeforth, 4215. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Died at home 23 September 1916.
Buried BOOSBECK (ST. AIDAN) CHURCHYARD.
Enlisted Saltburn, Resided New Skelton-in-Cleveland.

Private George Bell, 1624. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 17 September 1916.
Born Elwick (Hartlepool), Enlisted Skelton, Resided Lingdale
Buried ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT,

Private John William Bell, 18372. 6th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 29 September 1916.
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval memorial.
Born Lingdale (Yorks), Enlisted Richmond, Resided Lingdale (Boosbeck).

Private John Blenkey, MM. 3110. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of the late William R. and Ellen Blenkey, of 7, Oldham St., Lingdale, Boosbeck, Yorks. Killed 25 October 1916. Aged 24.
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval Memorial.
Born Lingdale, Enlisted Skelton, Resided Lingdale.

Private David Borrow. 12570. 7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Borrow, of 21, Scarth St., Lingdale, Boosbeck, Yorks. Killed 9 July 1916. Aged 27.
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval Memorial.
Born Lingdale (Yorks), Enlisted Richmond, Resided Lingdale.

Lance Corporal Thomas Breckon. T/206093. 7th Battalion The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), formerly 3517 2nd/4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Ellen Breckon, of 7, Oldham St., Lingdale, Yorks. Killed 18 September 1918. Aged 25.
Commemorated Panel 3, VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL.
Enlisted Saltburn (Yorks), Resided Lingdale (Boosbeck - Yorks).

Private James Brown. 3/8748. 9th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 10 July 1916.
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval Memorial.
Born Pateley Bridge (Yorks), Enlisted Richmond (Yorks), Resided Lingdale (Boosbeck - Yorks).

Private Fred Carver. 19402. 8th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 10 July 1916.
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval Memorial.
Born Boosbeck (Rso), Enlisted Richmond, Resided Lingdale (Boosbeck).

Private John Carling. 241037. 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Timothy Carling, of 20, Moorcock Row, Lingdale, Boosbeck, Yorks. Killed 11 April 1918. Aged 24.
Commemorated Panel 4, Ploegsteert Memorial.
Enlisted Saltburn, Resided Lingdale.

Prtivate Charles Cleaver, 3748. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Brother of Mr. H. Cleaver, of 6, Manton Burn Rd., Grove Hill, Middlesbrough. Native of Guisborough, Yorks. Killed 15 September 1916. Aged 28.
Buried ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY, MIRAUMONT.
Enlisted Saltburn, Resided Grangetown.
(Although not obviously from Lingdale, this was the only "C CLeaver" from the area in either the CWGC register or SDGW).

Private Thomas Codling. 35645. 10th Battalion King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry), formerly 32038 Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 5 December 1917.
Commemorated Panel 8, Cambrai Memorial (Louverval).
Born Lingdale, Enlisted Richmond (Yorks).

Private Robert Dove. 3571, 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Ada Naomi Smith (formerly Dove), of 16, Dale Terrace, Lingdale, Boosbeck. Died at home 20 February 1916. Aged 35.
Buried BOOSBECK (ST. AIDAN) CHURCHYARD.
Enlisted Saltburn, Resided Lingdale.

Private Sydney Dove. 3155, 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 14 February 1916.
Buried RAILWAY DUGOUTS BURIAL GROUND.
Enlisted Margrove Park, Resided Lingdale (Boosbeck).

Private Thomas Herbert Dove. 20910. 13th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of George Ripley Dove; husband of Sarah Emily Dove, of 10, Barrett St., Middlesbrough. Killed 22 March 1918. Aged 25.
Born Guisborough, Enlisted Middlesbrough.
Commemorated Bay 5, Arras Memorial.
(Although not obviously from Lingdale, this was the only "T Dove" from the area in either the CWGC register or SDGW).

Private Fred Bell Godsmark. 200310, 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of the late Mr. S. and Martha Godsmark. Killed 17 September 1916. Aged 20.
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval Memorial.
Born Skelton, Enlisted Skelton, Resided Lingdale.

Private William Edward Godsmark. 3109, 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of the late Mr. S. and Martha Godsmark. Killed 17 September 1916. Aged 22.
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval Memorial.
Enlisted Skelton, Resided Lingdale (Boosbeck).

Private Thomas John Hall. 200799, 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 21 March 1918.
Commemorated Panel 31 and 32, Pozieres Memorial.
Enlisted Loftus, Resided Moorsholm (Boosbeck).

Private John Robert Hart. 34856, 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 3125 the Yorkshire Regiment. Brother of Mrs. H. Parker, of 76, Charlton, Boosbeck, Yorks. Killed 16 September 1916.
Commemorated on Pier and Face 11 C and 12 A, Thiepval Memorial.
Enlisted Skelton (Yorks).

Private Joseph Gibson Husband. 15925, 9th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 1 July 1916.
Buried X FARM CEMETERY, LA CHAPELLE-D'ARMENTIERES.
Born Hinderwell (Yorks), Enlisted Richmond, Resided Boosbeck (S O).

Lance Corporal John Langley, 21348. 12th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 12 August 1916.
Buried LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY.
Born Middlesbrough, Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided Lingdale (S O).

Private William Miller, 16985. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 7 August 1915.
Commemorated Panel 55 to 58, Helles Memorial.
Born Castleton (Yotks), Enlisted Richmond, Resided Lingdale (Boosbeck).

Private Harold Moody, 1613. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Richard Jackson and Jane Moody of 31 High Street, Lingdale. Died 27 April 1915. Aged 19.
Born Eston (Yorks), Enlisted Skelton, Resided Lingdale.
Buried LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY.

Private John Neal. 12568. 7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 1 July 1916.
Buried FRICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY.
Born Stanghow (Yorks), Enlisted Richmond, Resided Boosbeck.

Private Mark Parker. 241031. 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mark and Jane Ann Parker, of 4, Wilson St., Lingdale, Boosbeck, Yorks. Killed 28 March 1918. Aged 24.
Commemorated Panel 31 and 32, Pozieres Memorial.
Enlisted Skelton, Resided Lingdale.

Private William Porritt, 1402. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 20 April 1915.
Buried KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY.
Born Brotton (Kiltonthorpe, Yorks), Enlisted Skelton, Resided Lingdale (Boosbeck).

Corporal Charles Henry Rodgers, 11155. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 29 September 1916.
Buried REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT.
Born Skinningrove (Yorks), Enlisted Richmond (Yorks), Resided Boosbeck (S O).

Lieutenant Isaac Hinton Scarth. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Isaac Scarth, M.B., B.Sc (Lond.), and Rosa Marion Scarth, of Stanghow House, Stanghow, Boosbeck, Yorks. Killed 23 April 1917. Aged 23.
Commemorated Bay 5, Arras Memorial.

Lance Corporal Roy Scollett, 15444. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Clara E. Scollett, of 24, Cockburn St., Lingdale, Boosbeck, Yorks, and the late John Scollett. Killed 21 August 1915. Aged 18.
Commemorated Panel 55 to 58, Helles Memorial.
Born Lingdale (Boosbeck), Enlisted Richmond (Yorks), Resided Lingdale.
(shown on Memorial as being "Corporal", but Lance Corporal in CWGC register and SDGW)

Private Thomas William Seymour. 34671. 10th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, formerly 3532 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Abram and Ann Seymour, of 26, Dixon St., Lingdale, Boosbeck, Yorks. Killed 25 September 1916. Aged 20.
Commemorated Pier and Face 11 C and 12 A, Thiepval Memorial.
Enlisted Skelton-in-Cleveland.

Lance Corporal Thomas Isaac Stiff. 11274. 10th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of the late George and Hannah Stiff, of Lingdale, Boosbeck. Previously wounded. Died 17 November 1915. Aged 31.
Buried BOOSBECK (ST. AIDAN) CHURCHYARD.
Born Pickering (Yorks), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided Lingdale (Boosbeck).
(SDGW states that L/Cpl Stiff was "drowned at sea".)

Lance Corporal Joseph Swinburne, 144826. 50th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), formerly 3138 the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 2 September 1918.
Buried SAILLY-SAILLISEL BRITISH CEMETERY.
Enlisted Saltburn, Resided Lingdale.

Private Robert Watts, 3/9285. 2nd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Robert Watts, of 39, Fenton St., Boosbeck, Yorks. Killed 19 December 1917.
Buried HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY.
Born Fakenham (Norfolk), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided Boosbeck.

Lance Corporal John Henry Wisbey, 201573. 4th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 1 June 1918.
Buried VENDRESSE BRITISH CEMETERY.
Enlisted Saltburn, Resided Boosbeck.


Names (1) on the Lingdale War MemorialNames (1) on the Lingdale War Memorial
Photo : Edward Nicholl

Names (1) on the Lingdale War MemorialNames (2) on the Lingdale War Memorial
Photo : Edward Nicholl

The inscription on the base of the Memorial Cross, Lingdale
The inscription on the base of the Memorial Cross, Lingdale
Photo : Edward Nicholl

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