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Batley parish:

Gildersome, War Memorial transcription:

Names taken from Gildersome Cenotaph, other details were obtained from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission web-site, where additional information is available. Where only a name is shown with no details, it is because it was not possible to be certain which was the correct casualty from the list of names held on the site.
One name on the list is not complete due to vandalism of the memorial.
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The men
whose names
are here inscribed
gave their lives
in the war
This is
The Memorial
Their Honour
and of
Our Gratitude

SurnameName MedalsWarNumberRankUnitRegimentDayMonthYearAge
ArmitageWilliam  First24459Private2nd BattalionWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)23October191621
BatesTO . H First
BedfordA  First139022Sapper Royal Engineers14March1919
BeeversW  First
BestH  First
BlytheE  First
BrownAJ First7528CQMS West Riding Regt.  192135
BywaterL  First
ClayF  First
ConnellAlfred  First47322Private2nd/8th BattalionLancashire Fusiliers7June191831
CrowtherHoraceSamuel FirstWR/29380Sapper326th Quarrying Coy.Royal Engineers3July191824
CrowtherL  First65644Private1st/5th BattalionNorthumberland Fusiliers14April191819
FowlerFred  FirstJ / 47458Ord.SeamanHMS GenistaRoyal Navy23October191621
GarforthW  First18299Private10th BattalionWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)1July191628
HaisteGH First
HallFredHardy First21881Private1st Garrison Battalion Yorkshire Regiment8August191736
HarrisT  First
HolmesFrank William FirstMV/13951DriverMech.TransportRoyal Army Service Corps18February191937
HudsonF  First
HughesJ  First
JaggerG MMFirst200125LanceCorporal Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 19May192125
JohnsonG  First
KellettJohnWilliam First24420Private2nd BattalionWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)1July191621
LightowlerJames  First35703Private25th(Tyneside Irish) BnNorthumberland Fusiliers28April191719
LockwoodAE First
MannersFrank   First41978Private22nd(Tyneside Irish) BnNorthumberland Fusiliers20November191726
MarshallAbram  First4059Private1st/4th BattalionKings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2December191523
MitchellH  First
MitchellW  First
MorganM  First
NaylorE  First32349Private3rd BattalionWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)29November191628
NaylorNorris  First32860Private16th BattalionYork and Lancaster Regiment6December191820
NicholsonHarry  First291835Private1st/7th BattalionNorthumberland Fusiliers17April191730
NisbetJ  First
PopplewellClifford  First25767PrivateDepotWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)31March1917
RamsdenL  First25756Private2nd BattalionKings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 19April191726
RamsdenJT First52508Private7th BattalionLincolnshire Regiment30October1918
RobinsonE  First
ScargillFred  First191392Gunner"B" Bty 190th Brigade"Royal Field Artillery31May191825
ScargillP  First48587Private16th BattalionWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)12October1918
SheperdJW First
SmithGA First106716Private19th BattalionDurham Light Infantry31October191839
SowdenR  First
StephensonClarenceWhitley First41952Private10th BattalionNorthumberland Fusiliers20September191725
StephensonLeonard  First44130Private7th BattalionLincolnshire Regiment30August191827
StewardHarold  First38628Private10th BattalionYorkshire Regiment5October191726
ThackrayF  First78730Private1st/6th BattalionDurham Light Infantry24July191819
ThreshH  First
ToulmanMartinLuther First18526Private12th BattalionWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)23July1916
VentressB  First6500Private1st/6th BattalionWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)23November191627
WardWilliamMarshallMMFirst17846Serjeant1st BattalionKings Own Scottish Borderers16August191723
WaterhouseAlbertEdward First53095Private9th (Yorkshire Hussars) BnWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)5November191821
WatsonMO First
WatsonEV First
WilsonJ  First
WormaldAlfred  First3899Rifleman1st/7th BattalionWest Yorks Rgt (Prince of Wales Own)3September1916
WormaldW  First
???llisGH Second
HampshireRoland  SecondC/JX214601Able SeamanSS CoimraRoyal Navy14January194226
AllenSidneySargeant SecondLT/MX 100451CookHM Trawler Lord WakefieldRoyal Navy Patrol Service27July194416
BarrassJohnMalcolm Second7939977Trooper8th Kings Royal Irish HussarsRoyal Armoured Corps19October194221
BastowWilliam  Second7958576Gunner75 Anti Tank RegimentRoyal Artillery17November194436
BeeversEric  Second
BowersDonaldWalter Second1136505Gunner53 (The Worcester Yeomanry)"Air Landing Rgt, Royal Artillery"5July194421
BradshawThomasHenry Second2113659Sapper4 Bomb Disposal CompanyRoyal Engineers20September194431
BrookeKennethArba Second1486403Flight Serjeant103 SquadronRoyal Air Force Volunteer Reserve15July194422
BrownHarold  Second
ButtryHarold  Second
CushingAlfred  Second4543377Private9th BattalionDurham Light Infantry25June194429
DawsonRowlandC Second
DenningLeslieWatson Second1592515"Serjeant, Flight Engineer"432(RCAF) SquadronRoyal Air Force Volunteer Reserve22March1944
DixonEricPattison Second4690971Private2nd BattalionKings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 13October194226
EastwoodEric  Second
HaighFred DFMSecond101522Flying Officer35 SquadronRoyal Air Force Volunteer Reserve22March194424
HardcastleJohnE SecondT/144986Driver Royal Army Service Corps17October194427
HawkinsGeorge  Second
HepworthStanley  Second
HoldsorthHerbertArthur Second269598LanceCorporal1st (Airborne) BattalionBorder Regiment23September194422
HornsbyRaymond  Second2697374Guardsman Scotts Guards19April194527
KeelingAlfredJ Second
KellettPeter  Second
KershawHarold  Second
MalinsStanley  Second4346638Private5th BattalionEast Yorkshire Regiment25July194225
MerringtonPaulAndrew SecondP/JX 658814Ord.SeamanHMS MayinaRoyal Navy6September1945
NaylorEdward  Second4537563Trooper1st Royal Tank RegimentRoyal Armoured Corps25July194424
OddyCyril  Second7894810Trooper51st (The Leeds Rifles) Royal Tank RgtRoyal Armoured Corps28February194323
SharpSidney  Second
SmithClarence  Second
WaterworthHenry  SecondD/JX 393465Able SeamanSS Fortila MonteeRoyal Navy4August194332
WatsonWilliam  Second

Data transcribed by
(and researched by) David Simpson ©2001