TADCASTER

CHURCH FENTON WW1 BORN NOT REMEMBERED

AMBLER  --  SWANN

AMBLER Joseph

Gunner 188428 Clearing Office Royal Garrison Artillery Died at Home 16/10/1918 Aged 20. Born Church Fenton 1898. Son of Joseph and Charlotte CWGC 15 Boundary Street Barnsley. Laid to Rest Barnsley Cemetery. Memorial None.

BROWN Richard

Lance Corporal 11658 11th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 07/06/1917 Aged 28. Born Church Fenton 1889. Son of William and Mary 1911 Westgate Tadcaster Out of Work. Enlisted York Landed France 11/12/1915. CWGC Brother of Edward Brown 11 Mayfield Terrace Tadcaster. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium. Memorial None.

CASTLE John George

Private 2375 1/5th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 21/07/1915 Aged 20.

Born Church Fenton. Son of John Buckle who had been the stationmaster at Church Fenton station and Francis Mary Bowers Married Selby 1894. CWGC 1 Westfield Selby. Educated at the Higher Grade school in York Enlisted York 07/09/1914 in the employment of a Concillor W. Lee of Selby.When he passed away both his Captain and his Sergeant Major wrote praising John.

Captain I was very sorry to lose him, as i have known him for some time now and was able to appreciate his soldierly qualities. He is buried in our little Cemetery, and we are having a cross put over his grave.

Sgt Major He was a member of my platoon during the whole of his service, so that i am in a position to judge and desire to testify to his sterling qualities as a soldier. This together with his great dispositioon, won him the respect of all whom he came in contact. Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Belgium. Memorial None.

SWANN Maurice

Rifleman 62815 D Company 1/7th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment Leeds Rifles KIA 01/11/1918 Aged 19.Born Church Fenton. Son of Frank Railway Signalman and Jane Lacy Married 1897. Family 1901 Residence 3 Acme Terrace Church Fenton. 1911 Village of Moss Doncaster. Enlisted Doncaster 18/12/1917 Moss Doncaster Fitter in Mine. Etaples for training 24/05/1918. Memorial None.

Laid to Rest Auberchicourt British Cemetery France.