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Filey, Memorial Plaque transcription:

The 1914-19 War Memorial Plaque on the wall of St Oswald's Church.



TO THE HONOURED MEMORY
OF THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE
GREAT WAR OF 1914 - 1918

1915
TOM JENKINSONPte 5th East Yorks TOM KILLINGBECK Pte 9th West Yorks
RODERICK T.S. GWYNNE2nd Lieut 4th K.O.Y.L. HERBERT ELLERKERPte 5th East Yorks
WILFRID SOUTHWELLL/Cpl H.A.C. WILLIAM WATKINSON Skipper H.M.D. "Zabulon"
JOHN WEBBCpl East Yorks HENRY PERRYMANCpl 7th Sherwood Forestrs
1916
REGINAL V.CULLEYPte 8th R.FUSrs THOMAS Wm DUKESGnr R.F.A.
GEORGE Wm SKELTONGDSmn Coldstream Gds TOM CHAPMANPte 12th West Yorks
RICHARD PEARSONPte 25th Yorks WILLIAM RICrd SKELTONPte 10th East Yorks
WILLIAM POWLEYA.B.H.M.S. Indefatigable TOM J. CULLEYCpl R.A.M.C.
ALBERT STONEHOUSEGnr R.F.A. EDWARD WARDPte. 5th Yorks
HARRY HEPTON -- Dvr 6th Yorks
1917
ERIC WYKEHAM BIRCH M.C.Lieut.2/4 West Yorks* ROBERT J. WATKINSONPte R.W. Surrey Regt.
SILAS TAYLORPte 2nd K.O.Y.L.I. OSWALD J. DUNNSergt Northld Fuslrs
JENKINSON HAXBYPte 1st East Yorks BENJAMIN STORRYPte 25th S. Staffords
KENNITH HAGUEPte 1st East Yorks HAROLD CRIMLISKPte 6th Yorks
EDMUND SOUTHWELL2nd Lieut. West Yorks FRANCIS MARTINSergt 29th Austrlian I.E.
FRED TAYLORPte 16th H.L.I. DIXON OVERFIELDPte 6th Yorks
GEORGE COLLINGPte 8th East Yorks FRED MOODYPte 19th D.L.I.
ALFRED OSBORNEPte Liecester Regt. JOHN ROLAND OXTOBYS.S. Cambric
ROBERT COLLEYRin. K.R.R.C. MATT C. JENKINSONSpr R.E.
MARK SCOTTERSkipper "Susie" WALTER B. ELLERKERPte Northld Fusrs
GEORGE COULTAS -- Pte 2nd R.Welsh Fusrs.
1918
GEORGE WADDINGHAM COCKERILLCadet S.S.Isleworth EDWARD GASHPte East Yorks
SAM SPIVEYGnr R.E.A. TOM CAMMISH MAJORLCpl 9th Yorks
HAROLD BROWN D.S.O. M.C.C. CRS G.Major 5th Yorks THOMAS GLAVES JOHNSONPte Fth S.Staffords
WILLIAM TAYLORPte 1/7 W.Ridings Regt JOHN WHEELER JENKINSONDeck Hnd H.M.T. Carisford
FRED HEPTINSTALLPte 2/7 West Yorks FREDERICK LORRIMANGnr H.M.M. Prince Eugene
GEORGE RUSSUMS.S. Sandhurst PETER C. SAYERSPte 5th Yorks
GEORGE DOUGLASPte D.L.I. Wm STEWART IRONSIDED.S.O. M.C. Major R.E.A.
JOHN WEBSTER BULMERSergt R.A.S.C. WILLIAM HARLANDPte 5th Tank Corps
THOS WAREUP CAPPLEMANWT Officer R.N.R.-T. DAVID GASHDvr R.G.A.
GEORGE Wm JENKINSON -- Deck Hnd H.M.T. "Falstaff"
1919
WILLIAM FARLINGPte R.A.S.C.-M.T. GEORGE LEWISH.M.S. Emmanuel camelaire
"The men were very good unto us. And we were
not hurt, neither missed we anything....they
were a wall unto us both by night and day."
JESU MERCY


* The information on the plaque is incorrect. Information for Lieutent Birch is as follows:
Lieutenant Eric Wykeham Birch MC. Unit: 2/4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), attached to Machine Gun Corps. Death: 17 January 1917 Western Front

There is further information about those men who were in the Yorkshire Regiment on the Yorkshire Regiment Remembrance website.


Data transcribed by
Lucie Hinson
from photography by Colin Hinson