BROWN John Richard
Private 2187 5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 10/07/1915 Aged 22. Born Ingmanthorpe Nr Wetherby. Son of George William Born Brotherton 1850 and Mary Maskill Born Cowthorpe 1862 Married Dec 1883 Vol 9c Page 249. CWGC Walker's Buildings, Bramham, Boston Spa. Enlisted Harrogate. Memorial Bramham.
Thank You to Tony Cheal for the following piece from his website." Claro Times Harrogate 23rd July 1915 Private John Brown, of the 5th West Yorkshires, who has been killed in action, was the son of a Bramham resident, and had lived for several years with Mr J W Morrell, of the Queen Farm, Harrogate, before the outbreak of war. A brother has been wounded and disabled for life, and discharged from the Army."
John had brothers Thomas Born Jun 1894 and George William Born Jun 1900
Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium.
Private 2357 Alexandria Princess of Wales Own Yorkshire Hussars KIA 17/08/1915 Aged 37. Born Leeds 1878. Son of William Born Tilston Yorks 1848 and Mary A Born Daventry 1848. Enlisted Malton. Residence 1911 Bramham Park Occupation Groom. Laid to Rest Pont-De-Nieppe Communal Cemetery France. Memorial Bramham.
YORKSHIRE EVENING POST LEEDS AUGUST 24th 1915 MAJOR LANE FOX LOSES AN OLD SERVANT Mrs M. Cockshott, Springfield Place, Leeds, has recieved a letter from Major Lane Fox. Informing her of the death of her son Private Morrell Cockshott Yorks Hussars. Pvt Cockshott was Major Lane Fox's valet for over 16 years.In his letter to Mrs Cockshott, the officer writes in high regard for his old servant, Pvt Cockshott had previousley been wounded and gassed. He had been at the front since April 1915."
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COULTAS Frederick Charles
Lance Corporal 28164 6th Bn Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry KIA 23/08/1917 Aged 19. Born Bramham. Son of John Born Bramham 1847 a gardener by trade and Susannah Sangwell Born Hull 1848 Married Bramham 1869. Enlisted Manchester Royal Field Artillery 140653. 1911 26 Stanhope Road Wheatley Doncaster Occupation Labourer Unemployed. Memorial Bramham. Brother Remembered Below.
Remembered Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.
DIMMOCK G. Could be George henry Wife resident Castleford. Memorial Bramham. Unknown at this time can you help ?
DUFFIELD George Born Settrington 1887. Son of William Born Nunnington 1845 and Jane Richman Born Weston 1847 Married Malton 1871. 1911 Duffield family living at Bramham Park. George was employed as a Plumber his father William was a Stud Groom in the hunting stables.
No record can be found regarding George. It is possible he passed away at home and is not officially recognised as giving his life in the war. A George Duffield passed away in the Wharfedale district in Sptember 1917 Vol 9a Page 165 Aged 30 within the correct age range. Memorial Bramham.
EASTWOOD Richard Edward
Private 42039 2nd Bn Worcestershire Regiment DOW 16/04/1918 Aged 21. Born Bramham 1896. Son of John Robert and Alice Anna Wharton Married Bradford 1883. CWGC/1911 Church Hill Bramham Occupation Plumber Apprentice. Enlisted Tadcaster R.A.S.C. 310946. Memorial Bramham.
Laid to Rest Haringhe Bandaghem Military Cemetery Belgium.
Driver 32261 C Battery 84th Brigade Royal Field Artillery KIA 09/10/1917 Aged 20. Born Bramham 1896. Son of Arthur Born Copmanthorpe 1867 and Margaret Watson Born Masham 1874 Married 1895. 1911 Residence Willowgarth Cottage Bramham Occupation Grocers Errand Boy. Enlisted Leeds. Remembered Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium. Memorial Bramham.
HARE William Henry
Private 29031 2nd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 26/10/1916 Aged 23. Born Wetherby. Enlisted Boston Spa. Yorkshire Evening Post Leeds Pte W. Hare (23) West Yorkshires was the second son of Mrs J. Hare, of Low road, Bramley, Leeds and before the war was a blacksmith at Bramham. Memorial Bramham.
Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.