DALTON William

Serjeant 5963 22nd Bn Australian Infantry KIA 03/10/1917 Aged 34.   SEE AUSRALIAN CLICK HERE


Private 38883 25th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers Tyneside Irish KIA 09/04/1917 Aged 24. Born Tadcaster 1894. Pension Record States Enlisted York West Yorkshire Regiment 14464 September 1914 Discharged one month later. Rejoined again into West Yorkshire Regiment 24222. Son of  Harry Born Sherburn In Elmet 1870 and Mary Elizabeth Yates .Born Malton 1867 Married Married St Mathias Burley Leeds 18/07/1892. CWGC/19111  6 Hampden Terrace York Road. Occupation Gas Labourer. Memorial Tadcaster.

 Laid to Rest Bailleul Road East Cemetery St Laurent-Blagny France.

DEVINE Francis Joseph

Driver T4/066500 221st Company Army Service Corps KIA 27/10/1918 Aged 27. Born Tadcaster Enlisted Harrogate. Francis's British Army Medal Index Card states his Service Number was T4/ 088500. Son of James Born and Annie Born CWGC States Wighill Road.Tadcaster. Laid to Rest Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery Belgium. Memorial Tadcaster.

YORKSHIRE HERALD 1916 The three brothers Devine are doing their bit, and are the sons of Mr J. Devine Wighill Road. Francis Joseph Devine has been a driver with the Army Service Corps since January last. Private William Devine West Yorkshires, only joined up in October 1915, but Edward Devine has been on government work for the last 18 months.


Driver 96191 7th Division Ammunition Column Royal Field Artillery KIA 09/01/1916 Aged 20. Born Tadcaster Enlisted Malton. Son of William and Jane Elizabeth Grimston Married 1888. CWGC Vicarage Lane Tadcaster. Landed France 28/10/1915. Remembered Basra Memorial Iraq. Memorial Tadcaster.

FORTH Joseph

Private 201683 2/5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 12/04/1917 Aged 30. Born York Enlisted York Service Number 4007. Son of Joseph Born Haxby 1847 and Ann Hargrave CWGC 9 Sandfield Terrace Tadcaster. 1911 Residence Prospect Place Tadcaster Occupation Farm Waggoner. Josephs Brother Fred Enlisted 11/12/1915 York one has to presume at the same time as Joseph. He finsished the war in the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. Memorial Tadcaster.

Remembered Arras Memorial France.


Private 37950 1/5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 14/04/1918 Aged 36. Born Kirby Malzeard. Enlisted Harrogate Residence at Enlistment Tadcaster. Son of Frederick George and Mary Sturdy Married 1877. Husband of Jane Ann Robinson Married Tadcaster 1902. Daughter Else Sons Cyril and John Robert. 1911 Residence York Road Tadcaster Occupation Tailor. Laid to Rest Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension North France. Memorial Tadcaster.

FREER Richard Mason

Private 42196 5th Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment Kia 12/04/1916 Aged 37.Born Tadcaster Enlisted Pontefract. Son of Thomas and Margaret Husband of Annie CWGC 8 Midland Road Royston nr Barnsley. Memorial Tadcaster. Royston Near Barnsley.

Laid to Rest Wulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery.

GARBUTT John William

Private 15/357 15th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment Leeds Pals. KIA 09/06/1916 Aged 26. Born Tadcaster Enlisted Leeds Town Hall August/September 1914 trained at Colsterdale near Ripon went to Egypt landing on the 22/12/1915. Son of John a brewery worker Born 1860 at Stannington Yorkshire and Edith Annie Starling Born 1871 in Tadcaster they married in 1891. John William had brother's George Arthur Born Tadcaster 1892 and Oliver (mentioned below) and a sister Gertrude Born 1898 at Stutton near Tadcaster. 1911 Residence Spring Hill Terrace Occupation Brewers Clerk. Family Resided Leeds Road Lady Pitts Tadcaster after the war. Memorial Tadcaster

Laid to Rest Sucrerie Military Cemetery Colincamps Somme France


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Private 22231 11th Bn.West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 07/06/1917 Aged 21. Born Tadcaster Enlisted York Brother of John William Remembered above. YORKSHIRE EVENING POST LEEDS JULY 18TH 1917. Lance Corporal Oliver Garbutt of Tadcaster West Yorkshire Regiment has been killed in action. An employee at Messers John Smiths Brewery, he voluntered in 1915 and had previousley been wounded. A brother Pvt J.W. Garbutt of the Leeds Pals a well known local athlete was killed more than 12 months ago.  Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium.  Memorial Tadcaster.