Gunner 108201 263rd Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery KIA 17/05/1917 Ages 25. Born Tadcaster. Enlisted Tadcaster. Son of Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Residence 1911 High Street Tadcaster Occupation Apprentice Plumber. Husband of Doris Horton 1901 Britania Inn. Married Tadcaster 1915 Doris remarried to edward Atkinson in 1925. Memorial Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Duisans British Cemetery Etrun France

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST LEEDS JUNE 1ST 1917. Mr and Mrs J.Marshall of Kirkgate Tadcaster, have recieved intamation of the death in action in France on May 17th of thier second son Gunner William Marshall, R.F.A. The deceased was previousley in partnership with his father and brother as painters decoraters and plumbers. His younger brother Private Fred Marshall Durham Light Infantry is in hospital at Glasgow suffering from wounds.

The other brother was mentioned in the following newspaper artical. YORKSHIRE HERALD 1916 Private C. H. Marshall, joiner John Smiths Brewery of Sunningdale has been in the Sherwood foresters since May 1915. He has two brothers in the Royal Garrison Artillery.


Private 15231 9th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 27/08/1917 Aged 26.Born Bramham 1891. Enlisted Tadcaster. Son of Mark and Elizabeth Johnston. Husband of Ethel Hardy Married 1908. 1911 Residence North Street Wetherby. CWGC Cousin of Florence Brown, of Walker's Buildings, Bramham Landed Gallipoli 11/07/1915. Memorial Tadcaster. Bramham.

Remembered Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.

MASON Frederick

Private 11639 9th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 16/11/1915 Aged 23. Born Tadcaster 1892. Enlisted York. Son of John and Annie Backhouse Married Tadcaster 1891 CWGC 2 Fern Cottage York Road Tadcaster. Laid to Rest Hill 10 Cemetery Gallipoli Turkey. Memorial Tadcaster.


Private 42016 7th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment DOW 09/06/1918 Aged 17.Born Tadcaster 1899. Enlisted Harrogate. Son of John and Fanny Mairia Leaf Married Scarbrough 1897. CWGC/1911 Rosemary Row Tadcaster. Memorial Tadcaster. There is A J.C.Metcalfe remembered on the Wetherby Memorial Helen Barker a living relative of the Wetherby man has confirmed this is not the man mentioned on the Tadcaster Memorial.

Laid to Rest Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 2 France.

MORRIS Briscomb

Lance Corporal 21483 2nd Bn Norhtumberland Fusiliers DIED 10/09/1916 Aged 31. Born Holbeck Leeds. Enlisted York West Yorkshire Regiment 17733. Son of Husband of Mary Francis Brown Married in Bellingham 907 Remarried to Thomas E Atkinson Bellingham 1919. CWGC East View Bellingham Northumberland. Was with his grandparents in 1891 in Boston Spa may be reason remembered on Memorial. Laid to Rest Struma Military Cemetery Greece. Memorial Tadcaster.

NELSON Herbert

Gunner 35545 A Battery 78th Brigade Royal Field Artillery Died 28/02/1919 Aged 41. Born Son of Robert and Mary Hewick Married Northallerton 1865. 1911 Residence 24 Stutton Grove Tadcaster Occupation Labourer in Brewery, Husband of Mabel Rose Married Langley 1915. They had a daughter Phyllis M Born 1916. Mabel remarried to Herbert Waudby York 1920 CWGC 75 Waterside King's Langley Hertfordshire. Laid to Rest Fulford Cemetery York. Memorial Tadcaster.