Private 38317 10th Service Bn York and Lancaster Regiment KIA 15/11/1916 Aged 28. Born Bramham 1888. Son of William Scot and Hannah Farndale Married Brmham 1883. Enlisted Leeds 15/12/1914 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment Leeds Pals 15/1081. 22/12/1915 Embarked for Egypt. France 08/03/1916. Wounded 06/06/1916 Gunshot wound Right foot and knee. 16/06/1916 Sento England on Hospital Ship Western Australia. Thus missing the Leeds Pals attack at Serre on the 01/07/1916. Sent to France with the York and Lancasters 01/09/1916. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France. Memorial Bramham.

SMITH Frank Hardwick

Serjeant L/5577 A Battery 164th Brigade Royal Horse and Field Artillery KIA 01/07/1916 Aged 23. Born SlingsbyNr Malton 1892. Son of John Richard and Sarah Jane Hardwick Married 1886 Chorlton District. CWGC Slingsby. Residence Spa Terrace Boston Spa Occupation Grocers Assistant. Husband of Hilda Stubbs Married 1912. CWGC Grove Boston Spa. Enlisted Leeds. Memorial Boston Spa.

Laid to Rest Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension France


Private 25820 Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry DIED Wetherby 1918 Vol 9a Page 129 Aged 24. Born Bramham 13/10/1894. Son of Arthur Sugden Born Bramham 1861 and Emma Harriet Born Bramham 1863 Married Bramham 1887 Vol 9a Page 189. Enlisted  Leeds 16/11/1915. Occupation Gardener Residence Front Street Bramham. Served in France 09/08/1916 to 24/02/1917. Discharged 12/06/1917 Due to Bronchitis Aggrevated by Active Service. Memorial Bramham.



Private 10870 2nd Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 14/09/1914 Aged 22. Born Bramham 1892. Enlisted Pontefract. Son of Frederick Charles and Elizabeth Wharton Married 1889.1911 Brmham Occupation Under Keeper. Memorial Bramham.

Remembered Le Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial Marne France.


Private 12720 219th Bn Bn Machine Gun Corps KIA 31/07/1917 Aged 24. Born Bramham. Son of Mathew and Amelia Hick Married Wetherby 1871. Enlisted Beverley East Yorkshire Regiment 20072. Laid to Rest Coxyde Military Cemetery Belgium. Memorial Bramham.


Private 25095 1/5th Bn Northumberland Fusilier DIED 23/03/1918 Aged 28. Born Bramham June 1889. Son of Thomas and Jane Elizabeth. Husband of Hilda Ascough Married Darlington 1916. Enlisted Darlington. 1911 Post House Wynd Darlington Occupation Barman. Remembered Pozieres Memorial France.  Memorial Bramham.

WRIGHT M Nurse Very unusual a female being remembered on a local memorial could be Miss Wright was a nurse at the local R.A.F. Base of Bramham Moor.

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WARE Samuel

Private 32006 2nd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 25/10/1916 Aged 19. Born Bramham. Son of Fred and Lousia Smith Married 1890 CWGC Wathersame Kennels Bramham. 1911 Stubbing Moor Bramham Occupation Farm Labourer. Enlisted Boston Spa. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.

WIGGLESWORTH George Private 73254 Machine Gun Corps KIA 16/08/1917 Aged 20. Born Bramham 1897. Son of Richard and Ada Young Married 1888. Enlisted Leeds 08/11/1915 Yorkshire Light Infantry 25774 Residence Park Farm Bramham. Memorial Bramham.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST LEEDS 08/09/1917 Notice has been received by Mr and Mrs Wrigglesworth of Park Farm Bramham, that their eldest son Gunner George Wrigglesworth of the machine gun corps was killed in action on August 16th, he was 20 years of age. Prior to enlisting in 1915 he was employed at the gardens at Bramham Park. Memorial Bramham.

Remembered Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.


Serjeant 1326 1st 13th Bn 15th County of London Civil Service Rifles KIA 09/05/1915 Battle Aubers. Aged 22. Born Saxton 1892 Vol 9c Page 914. Son of William Edward Born Saxton 1848 and Sarah Hare Born Bramham 1849 Married Bramham 1868. Toms Father was the Landlord of the The Crooked Billet public house Saxton. Residence 1911 23 Graham Road West Acton Occupation Carpenter Sword Factory. Enlisted Paddington London. Landed Le Harve France 04/11/1914. Memorial Bramham

Laid to Rest Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium.

WILKINSON Charles Robert

Lance Srerjeant 30567 C Company 2nd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 06/05/1918 Aged 20. Born Bramham 1898. Son of Thomas Smith and Ruth Richardson Married 1893. CWGC 24 Southampton Street Redcar North Yorkshire. 1911 3 Eldon Terrace Ossett Occupation Painters Errand Boy. Enlisted Redcar. Remembered Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium. Memorial Bramham.

WARD F. or P Memorial Bramham. Unknown can you help.

WADESON Edward Yeadon Lieutenant 3rd Bn attached to 10th Bn Loyal North Lancashire KIA 22/03/1918 Aged 22. Born Thirsk 1895. Son of the Reverand Edward Gustavus and Margaret Elizabeth Yeadon Married Wirral 1888. CWGC of Bramham Vicarage. Edward was an old boy of Tadcaster Grammer School and went to Selwyn College Cambridge. Memorial Bramham.

Remembered Arras Memorial France.  


Lance Corporal 6386 1st Bn South Wales Borderers KIA 31/10/1914 Aged 36. Born Garforth 1878. Enlisted 08/11/1897 Pontefract York and Lancaster Regiment 5003. Discharged payed 18.00 19/08/1899. Son of James and Elizabeth Fall Married Tadcaster 1875. 1911 James was living in Bramham with Josephs brother Arthur. Husband of Mary Raper Married Bramham 1906 MaryRe Married James Cowell Tadcaster 1921. Residence 1911 Pentre Hawarden Flintshire Wales Occupation General Labourer. Remembered Menin Gate Memorial Belgium. Memorial Bramham.

YOUNG Osbourne

Private 62479 Royal Army Medical Corps DOW 28/04/1918 Aged 23. Born Thorner 1895. Son of Thomas Born Bilton and Elizabeth Ann Young Born Clifford 1861 Vol 9c Page 522  Married Bramham 1879. Residence 11 Walker Buildings Bramham Occupation Grocers Assistant.  Enlisted Aldershot Landed France 23/11/1915.  Laid to Rest Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium. Memorial Bramham.

YOUNG Walter 22285 West Yorkshire Regiment Born Bramham 1882. Husband of Ellen Young Married St Paul Shadwell 27/06/1904. Enlisted Leeds 13/09/1915 Residence Walkers Buildings Bramham Occupation Farm hand. Discharged 07/04/1918 Medically unfit Residence 4 Saville Terrace Shadwell. Daughter Mary Anne E 1904. Ada 1909. Fred 1911. Walter 1914. Memorial Bramham. Unknown as to when Walter passed away.