HEARD Richard

Private 27842 7th Bn Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry KIA 22/02/1917 Aged 33. Born Kilkhampton North Cornwall 1883. Husband of Ellen. Residence 1911 Bunkers Hill Aberford Occupation Domestic Butler. Son Edward Goulding Born 1904. Remembered Thiepval memorial Somme France. Memorial Aberford.       

HINTON Hugh Raymond Coal 

Rifleman 267097 2/5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 27/11/1917 Aged 21.Born Gloucester 1896. Son of Samuel Joseph and Winifred Amelia Smith Married Gloucester 1894. 1911 Lotherton Cottage Aberford Occupation Farm Labourer. Enlisted Leeds 4921 WYR.  Remembered Cambrai Memorial. Louverval France. Memorial Aberford.

HUNTER Phillip

Private 42725 4th Special Reserve South Staffordshire Rgt DIED 17/12/1918 Aged 19. Born Aberford 1899. Son of Samuel and Ruth Bell Married 1891. 1911/CWGC Gables Aberford. Enlisted Harrogate. Most men Laid to rest in Hamburg Died whilst prisoners of war. Laid to Rest Hamburg Cemetery Germany. Memorial Aberford.

HUNTER William Arthur

Private 47158 12/13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers DIED 21/03/1918 Aged 32. Born Parlington. Brother of Philip Remembered above. Husband of Annie Georgina Phillipson Married 1910. Residence 1911 94 Estcourt St Newbridge Roadd Hull Occupation Shipyard Glazier. Enlisted Garforth Royal Engineers 177173.  Remembered Pozieres Memorial France. Memorial Aberford.


Stoker 1st Class K/17559 H.M.S.Hawke Royal Navy KIA15/10/1914 Aged 23. Born Garforth 22/05/1891. Residence 1911 Lotherton Hall Estate Occupation Head Horseman. Son of William a Coal Miner Born Temple Hirst 1863 and Annie Born Selby 1863. CWGC mum Ada Kirgate in Sherburn in Elmet. 1916 Ada Jowitt Married William Jackson Tadcaster could this be his wife. Remembered Chatham Naval Memorial. Memorial Aberford.


LOCK William Arthur

Private 32826 3rd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 21/11/1916 Aged 31.Born Aberford 1886. Son of William and ASarah Ann Summersgill Married 1882. CWGC 3 St Edwards Terrace Clifford. Husband of Margeret Cundill Married Leeds All saints church 20/09/1913. Margaret Remarried to Isaac Greenshaw in 1918. CWGC Beaconsfield Terrace Bramham. 1911 Royal Oak Inn Aberford Occupation Painter. Enlisted Boston Spa. Memorial Aberford. Bramham. Thank you to Nigel Marshall from Northern Ireland  (Editor of  Barwick-in Elmet Website) for the following Newspaper article. Yorkshire Evening Post  2nd December 1916  "Private William Lock, West Yorkshires Eldest son of the late Mr & Mrs Lock , Royal Oak Inn, Aberford and of Beaconsfield Terrace, Bramham, Died in hospital in Newcastle on September (sic)19th. He leaves a widow and two children."


Private 5848 1st Bn East Lancashire Regiment KIA 13/05/1915 Aged 21.Born 27/08/1893 Baptised St James Seacroft Leeds 24/09/1893. Son of John Henry and Mary Ann Ellis Married Bradford 1888. 1911 Temple Newsam Leeds Occupation Servant Hall Boy for Edward Frederick Lindley Wood Member of Parliament. CWGC Parlington Kennels Aberford. Enlisted Blackburn Landed France 28/01/1915. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium. Memorial Aberford.

REED Arthur Cyril

Lance Corporal 14234 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 26/01/1917 Aged 25. Born 1891 Riccal near Selby. Son of Robert and Alice Hodgson 1911 Residence Aberford Occupation Waggoner on a farm. Enlistred Leeds Landed France 30/06/1915. Remembered Loos Memorial France. Memorial Aberford.


RHODES William Marvel

2nd Lieutenant 4th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 16/09/1916 Aged 21. Born East keswick Baptised Harewood 03/03/1894. Son of Frederic Born Harrogate 1860 and Clara Agnes Allison Born Leeds 1861 Married Wetherby 1880. CWGC Main Street Aberford. Enlisted Leeds RAMC 19 CWGC Embarked for France with the Royal Army Medical Corps 30/10/1914 Served at No 7 Casualty Clearing Station. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France. Memorial Aberford.

Thank you to Nigel Marshall of Northern Ireland (Editor of Barwick-in Elmet Website) for the following Newspaper article.

Yorkshire Evening Post 20/09/1916 The death is announced in action on Saturday last of Second Liuetenant William M Rhodes, the third son of Mr F Rhodes, manager of the Aberford Branch of Moon's Grocery establishment. Formerly a private in the RAMC, he was recently given a commission.

Yorkshire Evening Post 22/09/1916 Sec-Liuet William M Rhodes, the third son of Mr F Rhodes, manager of the Aberford Branch of Moon's Grocery establishment, who was killed in action last Saturday morning, fell while leading a raiding party. He volunteered for the duty and was shot in the head whilst jumping on the enemy's parapet. Aged about 22 years, Lieut Rhodes was a clerk in the office of Mr William Bateson, Solicitor, Albion Street, Leeds. Until joining the RAMC as a private immediately the war broke. Only recently he was given a commission in the KOYLI's and came home from the front on a short leave a few months ago.

SHEPHERD William Memorial Aberford. UNKNOWN CAN YOU HELP ?


Private 46653 1st 5th Bn Norhtumberland Fusiliers DOW 28/07/1918 Aged 21. Born Aberford. Son of Edward and Martha Jane Lennox Married Aberford 1911 Whitewell Farm Cross Nr Tadcaster farm boy. Enlisted Tadcaster. Laid to Rest Hamburg Cemetery Germany.  Memorial Aberford.


WILSON John Henry Private 242291 2/6th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 03/05/1917 Aged 23. Born Aberford. Son of John Henry Born Aberford 1862 and Hannah Powell Born Cattal 1869 married Tadcaster 1887. Enlisted Garforth 5984. 1911 Lotherton Farm Labourer. Memorial Aberford. John had brothers Walter Christopher Born Aberford 1899 and George Wilfred Born Aberford 1900 is this Wilfrd Below.

Remembered Arras Memorial France.

WILSON Wilfred

Private 25233 1st Bn Dorsetshire Regiment KIA 11/08/1918 Aged . Those Who Died Born Aberford. Enlisted Reading. Residence Bradfield Berkshire. Memorial Aberford. A WILFRED WILSON BORN ABERFORD 1884 AND GEORGE WILFRED WILSON BORN 1900.


Laid to Rest Bouchoir New British Cemetery France.