Where visitors to this website have sent in photos of individual graves of soldiers of the Yorkshire Regiment, where the grave is just one of many in a cemetery, then the photo will be shown with details of the soldier and comments as to the cemetery where the grave is located.
For a larger sized image of the soldier's grave or cemetery, which opens in a new window, select one of the thumbnail images below.
Names of soldiers with headstones shown in this section are;-
James Marshall Armstrong, 50808.
2nd Battalion Manchester Regiment, formerly 45083 Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Mrs. M. Patterson, of 31, Mozart St., South Shields. Killed 2 October 1918.
Born Blackill (Durham), Enlisted South Shields (Durham).
Buried JONCOURT EAST BRITISH CEMETERY.
Photo by soilsister of the Find A Grave website.
George Brown, RAF.
108 Squadron Royal Air Force, formerly 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Son of David Goodall Brown and Helen Nelson Brown. Killed 23 October 1918. Aged 20.
Born Leicester, Resided Whitley Bay.
Buried BOEKHOUTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY (Belgium).
The headstone is that of Lieutenant Brown.
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The lower photo on the left shows the graves of Captain Charles Graham Haynes, MC*, RAF and Lieutenant George Brown, RAF.
Photo : Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
George Brown was born on 18 May 1898. In August 1914 he enlisted with the 23rd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers (aged just 16), where he is shown as being a Sergeant.
He transferred to the Yorkshire Regiment as a 2nd Lieutenant on 26 August 1917 (in the Officer Cadet Unit).
He joined the 4th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment on 4 August 1918, before transferring to the Royal Air Force.
He was killed on 23 October 1918 when flying as an Observer in a DH9 aircraft, piloted by Captain Charles Graham Haynes, MC*, RAF.
Further information can be obtained from the Northumbria World War One Project website.
Fred Mason. 11367.
115th Coy. Machine Gun Corps, formerly 20636 the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of James and Emma Mason, of Dishforth, Thirsk. KIlled 12 June 1917. Aged 19.
Born Dishforth (Yorks), Enlisted Thirsk.
Buried FERME-OLIVIER CEMETERY.
Photo by Bryan Norton(firstname.lastname@example.org>)
Note : When Bryan photographed this headstone, a family photo had been left propped against the headstone. There is no information, as yet, as to the identities of the family members.
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