BARRETT Charles Alexander

Private 18698 15th Bn Royal Scots Lothian Regiment KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 22. Born Felling Gateshead Co Durham. Son of Samuel and Kate Harris Married Newcastle Upon Tyne 1891 CWGC 29 Morritt Drive Halton Leeds when Charles gave his life. Enlisted Manchester. Memorial Kirk Fenton Church.

                 Yorkshire Herald York July 1916. 

Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.        

BINNS Thomas Henry

Private 201732 2/5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 01/03/1917 Aged 32. Born Huddersfield.  Son of Joseph and Mary Enlisted  Selby. 1911 Residence Waggoner on Farm Violet Hill Farm Ryther. Residence on Enlistment Biggin. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France. Memorial Church Fenton.                  


Private 36591 10th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 18/04/1917 Aged 34. Born Ozendyke 1883. Son of Francis and Mary Ann Worell Married 1881 Tadcaster. 1911 Fram Labourer Church Fenton.  Enlisted South Milford. Memorial Church Fenton.

        Laid To Rest St Hilaire Cemetery Frevent France.       


Major 6th Bn Duke of Wellingtons Attached Chinese Labour Corps DIED 24/03/1918 Aged 46. Born Guiseley. Son of Hugh and Jane Isabel Lumbley Married 1862 Husband of Lucy Archer Married Wharfe District Registered Building 1893. CWGC North Villas Church Fenton. 1911 Residence Claybank Guisley Occupation Boot Manufacturer. Landed France 13/02/1917. Laid to Rest Bolougne Eastern Cemetery France. Memorial Church Fenton.


Private 267876 11th Bn Prince of Wales West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 07/06/1917 Aged 27. Born Hutton Wood Northallerton 1890. Son of Henry and Emily Conning Married 1872 South Otteringtonn. 1911 Father a signmalman Fred a Porter at South Otterington Railway Station hence Church Fenton connection ? Enlisted York WYR 1705, 6166. Landed France 15/04/1915. Brother John Thomas who gave his life on the 05/10/1918 with the Durham Light Infantry. RememberedYpres Menin Gate Belgium. Memorial Church Fenton Church.

Yorkshire Herald July 1916. News has come to hand that Private Fred Eden 5th West Yorkshires has been injured in both shoulders last week.


Private 203670 1/5th West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 09/10/1917 Aged 25. Born 08/10/1892 Biggin nr South Milford. Son of William and Elizabeth Booker Married 1871. CWGC Biggin South Milford. Enlisted Church Fenton 25173 05/03/1916 Discharged 26/08/1916 Services no longer required.. Memorial Church Fenton.

Remembered Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.


Private 790215 47th Bn Canadian Infantry KIA Between 21/08/1917 and 25/08/1917 Aged 35. Born York ? Son of James and Elizabeth Elizabeth Re Married to George Bulmer Denton  1889. CWGC Residence Church Fenton. Enlisted 10/12/1915 New Westminster British Columbia.Residence Mission British Columbia. Next of Kin James residing Harrogate. Dan was already serving in 104th presumably a terratorial brigade. Described as being 5ft 6 and a half inches with a chest size of 36 and a half inch with brown eyes a medium complexion and a mole on his right shoulder blade. Remembered Vimy Memorial. Memorial Kirk Fenton Church.

HEY Joseph

Private 33115 1/4th Hallamshire Territorial Force York and Lancaster DOW 09/10/1917 Aged 26. Born Biggin 1891. Son of Benjamin and Lavinia Hirst. Husband of Lily Hudson Married Hillam 05/12/1914 Enlisted Monk Fryston 11/12/1915. Daughters Kathleen and Lillian. Landed France 13/06/1917. 1911 Farming Workman in Monk Fryston.  Memorial Kirk Fenton Church.

Remembered  Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.

HOLT Ernest

Private 238025 10th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 04/11/1918 Aged 27. Born Ulleskelf 1891. Son of Thomas and Margaret Wheatley Married Tadcaster 1876. 1911 Ernest was a Signalman at Church Fenton station. Enlisted York. Memorial Kirk Fenton.  


          Laid to Rest Englefontaine British Cemetery France.                 

JACKSON Fred Born Tadcaster 1899. Memorial Kirk Fenton Church. There are so many Fred Jacksons who gave their lives CAN YOU HELP?


Stoker 1st Class K/36611 Royal Navy H.M.S. Contest KIA 18/09/1917 Aged 26. Born Church Fenton. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Annie Hirst Married 1880. Husband of Catherine Hanley Married 1911. CWGC 9 Lane Court Bonegate Road Brighouse. Remembered Plymouth Naval Memorial. Memorial Kirk Fenton Church.


LAMB Horace

Private 25061 2nd Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 18/11/1916 Aged 23. Born Litttle Fenton 1892. Son of John William and Ann Bell Married Tadcaster 1890. Enlisted Goole. 1911 Residence Peacock Hotel North Street Goole Occupation Assistant Licensed Victualler. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.  Memorial Kirk Fenton Church.

STEAD Alfred Private 4331 6th Dragoon Guards Caribeneers Household Cavelery KIA 24/07/1915 Aged 33. Born Church Fenton 1882. Son of Richard and Francis Fanny Garnett Married Church fentom 1860. Husband of Frances 1911 Publican at Red Lion Inn Langthorpe Borobridge.  Enlisted York.  Memorial Kirk Fenton Church.


Laid to Rest La Clytte Military Cemetery Belgium


Private 240063 C Company 2/5th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 27/03/1918 Aged 26. Born South Milford 1891. CWGC Son of William and William and Zillah Cromack Married Tadcaster 1890 Died 1897. William remarried to Susannah Taylor Pontefract 1899. Susannah passed away with her baby Clifford in 1903 and was laid to rest 29/12/1903 Castleford All Saints. Husband of Mary Louisa Liddle Married Tadcaster 1912 Died 1957. Residence 1911 Lotherton Stables Aberford Domestic Groom. Enlisted Castleford. Memorial Barkston Ash. Church Fenton.

Remembered Arras Memorial France.


Private 3489 1st/10th Bn Kings Liverpool  Regiment KIA 01/04/1915 Aged 26. Born York. Son of Thomas Born York 1858 and Mary Born Scotland 1862. Enlisted Liverpool. Yorkshire Herald 1916 ran a piece on the village of Church Fenton and Tom was mentioined in that piece: Tom Wilkinson a Gunner Liverpool Scottish giving his life early in the war. Laid to Rest Hedge Row Trench Cemetery. Memorial Kirk Fenton Church.