FAY Archer Private 202267 2/4th Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 20/11/1917 Aged Born Sherburn in Elmet.  Enlisted Castleford. Memorial Sherburn in Elmet.


Laid to Rest Hermies Hill British Cemetery France


Rifleman R/20381 17th Bn Kings Royal Rifle Corps DOW 09/05/1917 Aged 27. Born Sherburn in Elmet 1890. Son of Francis and Mary Wilstrop Married 1885. CWGC/1911 I West View Sherburn-in-Elmet Occupation Elementary School Teacher. Enlisted Selby. Laid to Rest Lijessenhoek Military Cemetery Belgium. Memorial Sherburn in Elmet. Also remembered on Fathers Grave in All saints Church Sherburn-in-Elmet

HILL Fred Gibson

Gunner 28164 312th Siege Bty Royal Garrison Artillery KIA 28/05/1916 Aged 23. Born Sherburn in Elmet 1895. Son of George and Mary Ann Gibson Married 1891. CWGC/1911 Croft Farm Sherburn-in-Elmet Occupation farmer and Butcher. Enlisted Selby 07/09/1915. Fred was laid to rest in Henencourt Wood  Cemetery and was moved 22/05/1919 to Ribemount. Memorial Sherburn in Elmet.

Laid to Rest Ribemount Communal Cemetery Extension Somme France.


Stoker 1st Class K/17559 Royal Navy HMS Hawke KIA 15/10/1914 Aged 23. Born Sherburn in Elmet. Son of William and Ada Crabtree Married 1883 Leeds Registered Building CWGC Kirkgate Sherburn-in-Elmet. Enlisted Leeds. Remembered Chatham Naval Memorial. Memorial Sherburn in Elmet.

JACKSON William Martin

Private 45535 2nd Bn York and Lancaster Regiment DOW 04/11/1918 Aged 22. Born Sherburn in Elmet 1895. Son of James Born Bubwith 1864 and Margaret Best Born Osgaby 1868 Married 1891. Husband of Catherine E Dutson Married Maltby 1917. Catherine Remarried to George Regan in 1925.Residence 1918 66 Muglet Lane Maltby Rotherham Enlisted 08/12/1915 Maltby Rotherham Residence 93 Victoria Street Model Village Maltby Rotherham Occupation Coal Miner. Landed France 11/10/1918. Father James at 66 Kirkgate Sherburn-in-Elmet. 26/10/1918 Hospital Gunshot Wound Right Shoulder and elbow and Left Thigh. Family received telegraph on 14/11/1918. Laid to Rest Vandencourt British Cemetery Maissemy France.  Memorial Sherburn in Elmet.

BIRDSALL Robert Lazenby

Private 15938 12th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 27/09/1915 Aged 29. Born Selby 1885. Son of Alfred Wiliam Born Shelton and Mary Lazenby Born Selby 1858 Married 1887. CWGC The Beeches Tadcaster. Enlisted York Landed France 10/09/1915. Memorial Sherburn in Elmet.

Remembered  Loos Memorial France.   

JOHNSON Joseph William

Private 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment DOW 15/05/1918 Aged 21.Born Sherburn in Elmet 1897. Son of Joseph and Amy White. 1911 Kirkgate Sherburn-In-Elmet Butchers Apprentice. Enlisted South Milford. Laid to Rest Nine Elms British Cemetery Belgium. Memorial Sherburn in Elmet.