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.
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.