North Yorkshire War Memorials, -
Yorkshire Regiment Names on
the South Bank WW1 Memorial (C)
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.
Lance Corporal James Campbell. 9420. 1st Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Died 16 July 1915.
Born Thornaby, Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided Thornaby.
Buried RAWALPINDI WAR CEMETERY.
Private Charles Claydon. 14821. 8th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Killed 18 May 1916.
Born North Ormesby (Middlesbrough), Enlisted South Bank (Yorks).
Buried TRANCHEE DE MECKNES CEMETERY, AIX-NOULETTE.
Private William Edward Charlton. 19906. 12th Battalion Yorkshire
Regiment. Son of W.E. Charlton, of 83, Station Road, South Bank. Died at home
6 April 1915.
Born Middlesbrough, Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided South Bank (Yorks).
Buried ESTON CEMETERY.
Private James Connolly. 25005. 13th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Died 4 October 1918.
Born Whitton Park (Durham), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided South Bank.
Commemorated / Buried P.O.W. Special Memorial, LE QUESNOY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.
Private John Cooper. 3888. 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son
of James and Margaret Cooper, of 100, Queen St., South Bank, Yorks. Killed
18 September 1916. Aged 19.
Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided South Bank.
Buried DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.
Private Walter K Cooper. 58391. 2nd/4th Battalion York and Lancaster
Regiment, formerly 20021 the Yorkshire Regiment. Husband of Mrs. F. B. Cooper,
of 77, Church St., Middlesbrough. Killed 5 November 1918.
Born South Bank (Middlesbrough), Enlisted Middlesbrough.
Buried AWOINGT BRITISH CEMETERY.
Private John George Crawley. 12490. 6th Battalion the Yorkshire
Regiment. Died 6 November 1918.
Born Middlesbrough, Enlisted South Bank.
Buried ROISIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY.
(Shown on the South Bank War Memorial as "J G Crowley")
Private Matthew Curtis. 14420. 7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Patrick and Margaret Curtis, of 16, Branch End, South Bank; husband
of Jeanetta Rose (formerly Curtis), of 18, Temple St., South Shields. Died
1 December 1915. Aged 28.
Born South Bank (Yorks), Enlisted Redcar, Resided South Bank.
Buried ESTON CEMETERY.
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