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The first page to access if looking for the name of a man who served with the Yorkshire Regiment is the database of all names of soldiers for whom there is data on this website.

Select below to be taken to this search page.

Database of All Names


However, this website has PLENTY of other information on the men who served with the Yorkshire Regiment in the First World War. There are other pages, below, which you may also like to browse. Select using one of these options;-

SDGW Officers Died in WW1

Yorks Officers Died in WW1 - Coulson


This website has attempted to show photographs of as many as possible of the memorials and graves of those who served with Yorkshire Regiment in the First World War and who lost their lives. For those soldiers known to have served with the Yorkshire Regiment but whose memorials and / or graves have not been visited and photographed, their details are shown on the linked pages.

Officers / Soldiers Died, - No Photos of memorials


2nd Battalion Officers and Men, October 1914

Yorkshire Regiment VC Winners

The Men of Skelton (Cleveland), - 1914

Shot at Dawn


Yorkshire Regiment Officers Died in the First World War (SDGW Data)

SDGW Officers Died in WW1

Select the button to be provided with a list of Officers who lost their lives in the First World War. This list has been prepared by searching through "Soldiers Died in the Great War", and extracting the details of each Officer of the Yorkshire Regiment held on the CD-ROM. The results are presented as an Adobe PDF file (105K file size). If you do not have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader on your PC, which is required for reading PDF files, it may be downloaded free of charge from Adobe.

Select the link below to download Adobe Reader;-

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Yorkshire Regiment Officers Died in the First World War (Biographies and Data by Robert Coulson)

Yorks Officers Died in WW1 - Coulson

Selecting this particular button will present you with biographical data on over 450 Officers of the Yorkshire Regiment who lost their lives in the First World War. The data was prepared over many months by Robert Coulson, a resident of Normanby (Middlesbrough), who sadly died in November 2008. The file is available as a PDF file (see above for details). The file, however, is quite large, - over 1 Mb, so it will help to have broadand connection to download this.

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Officers and Men of the 2nd Battalion, October 1914

A book in the Green Howards Museum records the Roll of all Officers and Men who arrived in Belgium in October 1914. Select the link below to be taken to the names of these men.

2nd Battalion Officers and Men, October 1914

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Soldiers of the Yorkshire Regiment Who Won the Victoria Cross

Yorkshire Regiment VC Winners

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Men serving in the Armed Forces, Skelton and Boosbeck, end-1914.

The Men of Skelton (Cleveland), - 1914

Stan Grosvenor has forwarded 5 pages from the Skelton Parish Magazine of 1914 which lists the men of Skelton and Boosbeck who were servin gin the Armed Forces at the time. The names of the men are presented along with their addresses, and the regiments / ships etc. that they were serving in. The pages are presented as an Adobe PDF file. If you do not have a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader on your PC, which is required for reading PDF files, it may be downloaded free of charge from Adobe.

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Shot at Dawn

The book "Shot At Dawn" by Julian Putkowski and Julian Sykes (Leo Cooper, Pen and Sword Books) lists some 350 men executed between 4 August 1914 and 31 March 1920. These men were those where the death sentence had been carried out, from the 3,080 sentenced to death under the Army Act between those dates.

Of the men of the Yorkshire Regiment, two were executed. Select the link below to obtain further details of these two men.

Shot at Dawn

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