Yorkshire War Memorials, -
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 William Taylor, 26138. 8th Battalion Yorkshire
Regiment. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Taylor, of Eston, Yorks. Killed 21 July 1916.
Born Eston (Yorks), Enlisted South Bank, Resided Eston.
Buried WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY.
Serjeant Edward Thirkell. 1689. 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of the late J. B. and May Ann Thirkell, of 74, Redcar Rd., South Bank,
Yorks. Killed 6 August 1915. Aged 20.
Born Normanby, Enlisted Normanby, Resided South Bank.
Buried STRAND MILITARY CEMETERY.
Private Joseph William Todd. 26411. 2nd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Joseph and Margaret Todd, of 30, Codd St., South Bank, Yorkshire. Killed
26 July 1917. Aged 27.
Born South Bank (Yorks), Enlisted Middlesbrough, Resided South Bank.
Commemorated Panel 33, Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial.
2nd Lieutenant Guy Storey Townsend. 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment,
attached to Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Son of Mr. J. J. and Mrs. L. A.
Townsend, of 7, Severs St., South Bank, Yorks. Killed 23 August 1918. Aged
Buried BONNAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.
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