War memorials, North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire War Memorials, -
Yorkshire Regiment Names on
the South Bank WW1 Memorial (B)
War memorials, North Yorkshire

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The following names of men of the Yorkshire Regiment are to be found on the South Bank War Memorial. The data associated with each name is taken from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission register, together with data from Soldiers Died in the Great War as appropriate.


Private Dennison Ward Barker, 34561. 9th Battalion York and Lancater Regiment, formerly 10267 Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 9 June 1917.
Born Whitby (Yorks), Enlisted Middlesbrough.
Buried PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL).

Private John Henry Bailes, 12064. 8th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 11 July 1916.
Born South Bank (Yorks), Enlisted South Bank.
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval Memorial.

Private Ernest Binns, 41866. 2nd Battalion King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry), formerly 22899 Yorkshire Regiment. Died 20 November 1918.
Enlisted Middlesbrough.
Buried CAUDRY BRITISH CEMETERY.

Private George Yates Blakeman, 3/9263. 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Harriet Blakeman, of 47, Upleatham Rd., Saltburn, and the late George Blakeman; husband of Annie Blakeman, of 55, Middle Oxford St., South Bank, Yorks. Killed 15 June 1915. Aged 40.
Born Middlesbrough, Enlisted Middlesbrough.
Commemorated Panel 12, Le Touret Memorial.

Private Bertram Bland, 12498. 7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Died 20 June 1916.
Born South Bank (Yorks), Enlisted South Bank.
Buried BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY.

Private John Simpson Blackett, 30698. 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 45466 Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 16 April 1918.
Born South Bank (Yorks), Enlisted South Bank.
Commemorated Panel 47 to 48 and 163A, Tyne Cot Memorial.

Private John Thomas Boyle, 3/7368. 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mrs. Annie Boyle, of 25, Codd, South Bank, Yorks. Killed 15 June 1915. Aged 20.
Born Lackenby (redcar, Yorks), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided South Bank.
Commemorated Panel 12, Le Touret Memorial.

Private Thomas Boyes, 21474. 12th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Henry and Florence Boyes, of 25, Lower Princess St., South Bank, Yorks. Died 21 November 1916. Aged 20.
Born Eston (Yorks), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided South Bank.
Buried LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY.

Private John William Brockson. 13766. 8th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Selina Chapman (formerly Brockson), of 70, Millbank St., South Bank, Yorks. Killed 10 July 1916. Aged 34.
Born Eston (Yorks), Enlisted South Bank (Yorks).
Commemorated Pier and Face 3 A and 3 D, Thiepval Memorial.

Private John Samuel Brown. 19974. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 3 March 1918.
Born Rhoshill (Warwick), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided South Bank.
Commemorated Panel 31 and 32, Pozieres Memorial.

Private James Brown. 39250. 9th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of James and Susanah Brown, of 5, Wellington St., South Bank, Yorks. Killed 20 September 1917. Aged 20.
Born South Bank (Yorks), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided South Bank.
Commemorated Panel 52 to 54 and 162A, Tyne Cot Memorial.

Lance Corporal Ernest Bunting. 2076. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Edwin and Sarah Ellen Bunting, of South Bank, Yorks. Killed 24 May 1915. Aged 34.
Born South Bank (Yorks), Enlisted MIddlesbrough, Resided South Bank.
Commemorated Panel 33, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.

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