JAKEMAN George William

Private 35311 2nd Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 18/11/1916 Medal 15/11/1916 Aged 34. Born Bramham 1880. Enlisted York. Son of George and Mary Grey Married Bramham 1873. Husband of Edith Henderson Married 1904 Tadcaster Vol 9b Page 1356. 1911 Residence Stutton Grove Stutton Occupation Brewers Labourer. CWGC Chapel Street Tadcaster. One of Georges sons Lawrence Gave His Life in WW2. Memorial Bramham. Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Waggon Road Cemetery Beumont-Hamel France.                        



Private 64872 9th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 24/08/1918 Aged 35. Born Bramham 1883. Son of William and Ann Smith Married 1870. Husband of Maude May Lacey Married 1910. Residence 1911 Biggin Farm Bramham Occupation Farmer. Enlisted Harrogate West Yorkshire Regiment 7101. Laid to Rest Regina Trench Cemetery Grandcourt France. Memorial Bramham.



Private 27964 16th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers KIA 03/07/1918 Aged 37. Born Bramham 1881. Son of Joseph and Ellen  Jordan Married 1881. Husband of Alice Firth Married 1912. CWGC The Crag Bramham.  Enlisted York. Memorial Bramham.

Laid to Rest Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery France.


Private 34478 18th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 03/05/1917 Aged 24. Born Bramham 1893. Son of Robert and Rebecca Thompson Married Great Ouseburn 1882. Enlisted York. Memorial Bramham.

Remembered Arras Memorial France.

LESTER Francis James

Private 35311 10th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 24/04/1917 Aged 34. Born Felsham Near Ipswich Suffolk 1883. Husband of Annie Ethel Deacon Born Winslow Buckinghamshire 1883 Married 1913 Winslow Buckinghamshire. CWGC Tandridge Court Laundry Oxted Surrey. Enlisted Harrogate. Reported by Evening Post as working at Bramham Park and Killed by a shell died on way to dressing station. Laid to Rest Feuchy British Cemetery Near Arras France. Memorial Bramham.

Yorkshire Evening Post Leeds.


LOCK William Arthur

Private 32826 3rd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 21/11/1916 Aged 31.Born Aberford 1886. Son of William and Sarah 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."

MASKILL James Edward

Private 25835 2nd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 16/06/1916 Aged 19. Born Bramham 1897 Vol 9a Page 121. Enlisted Leeds.  Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.  Memorial Bramham.


Private 15231 9th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 27/08/1917 Aged 26. Born Bramham 1891. Enlisted Tadcaster. Son of Mark and Elizabeth Johnston. Husband of Ethel Hardy Married 1908. 1911 Residence North Street Wetherby. CWGC Cousin of Florence Brown of Walker's Buildings Bramham. Landed Gallipoli 11/07/1915. Memorial Tadcaster. Bramham.

Remembered Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.

MARRINER Henry Edward

Private 20102 43rd Company Machine Gun Corps KIA 16/09/1916 Aged 22. Born Boston Spa 1894. Son of Frederic and Henrietta Robinson Married 1891. Enlisted Durham into Durham Light Infantry 12352 Landed France 21/01/1915. Memorial Bramham.

Laid to Rest A.I.F Burial Ground Flers Somme France.


NICHOLSON George Robert

Private 42086 18th Bn Manchester Regiment DOW 01/08/1917 Aged 26. Born Bramham 1891 Vol 9a Page 115. Son of Louis and Helen Black Swan Yard New Street Pocklington. Husband of Amy Pearson Married Pocklington 1913. Amy Married Ernest Tillett in 1924. CWGC Primrose Cottages Church Lane Bramham. Enlisted Pocklington nr York Royal Field Artilllery 165832. Residence at Enlistment Bramham. Laid to Rest Lijssenthoek Military Belgium. Memorial Bramham.


Rifleman C/12357 18th Bn Kings Royal Rifle Corps DOW 20/04/1918 Aged 31. Born Boston Spa 1887. Enlisted Harrogate. Memorial Boston Spa, Bramham. Brother of George Nelson Remembered above.

Laid to RestDenain Communal Cemetery nr Cambrai France.

PEACOCK Ernest William

Private 235822 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 14/07/1918 Aged 22. Born Northalerton 1896. Son of William and Ellen Ann Stead Married York District 1884. Residence 1911 The Village Castle Eden Occupation Domestic Gardener. CWGC Grove Road Boston Spa. Enlisted York Yorkshire Hussars 3156 and 330680 Landed France 20/12/1915. Memorial Bramham.

Laid to Rest Lijssenthoek Military Belgium.

POWTER Frederick Armstrong

Lance Corporal 605 Scots Guards KIA 11/11/1914 Aged 28. Born Bramham 12/10/1886. Enlisted York. 1911 in Army in Egypt. Landed in France 13/08/1914, nine days after the outbreak of war possibly one of the first men from the Tadcaster area to go to France. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium. Memorial Bramham.



RATCLIFFE Charles Thomas

Lance Corporal 2903 7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 17/12/1915 Aged 25. Born Bramham. Son of James and Mary Jane Wharton Married St Chad's Far Headingley 1890. CWGC 6 Oddy Row Headingley Leeds. Enlisted Leeds. Memorial Bramham.

Laid to Rest Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium.


Gunner L/5657 B Battery 87th Brigade Royal Horse Royal Field Artillery KIA 02/12/1917 Aged ?  Born Leeds. Enlisted Leeds. Residence at Time of Enlistment Bramham. Memorial Bramham.

Laid to Rest Locre Hospice Belgium.