PLOWS Charles Pearson

Private 20089 1/5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 12/1/1918 Aged 30. Born Tadcaster 1889. Enlisted Tadcaster. Husband of Edith Shaw Married St John Farsley 1911. Residence 19011 with Sister Carris Pearson Jackson 11 Wood Street Rodley Occupation Plate Layer Labourer. CWGC 3 Townend Street Kirkstall Road Leeds. Memorial Tadcaster.

Remembered Vis-En-Artois Memorial France


PLOWS Ernest Pearson

Private 7760 10th Bn West Riding Regiment KIA 27/10/1918 Aged 34 AWARDS Military Medal.Born 1884 Tadcaster. Enlisted Leeds. Laid to Rest Tezze British Cemetery Italy. Memorial Tadcaster. Shown as Ernest Pearson in Soldiers Died.

PLOWS Richard Pearson

Lance Corporal 1381 18th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 27/05/1916 Aged 29. Born Tadcaster 1886. Enlisted Bradford. Memorial Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Bertrancourt Military Cemetery France.


Bombardier L/27666 "X" 32nd Trench Morter Battery Royal Field Artillery KIA 26/06/1916 Aged 27. Born Tadcaster 1889. Residence 1911 Denehurst Wetherby Road Tadcaster Occupation Shop Assistant Co-op, and a Bell Ringer at St Marys Parish Church Tadcaster. Enlisted York. Memorial Tadcaster.


Laid to Rest Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension France


Driver 39737 107th Brigade Royal Field Horse Artillery KIA 04/04/1918 Aged Born York. Enlisted York. Memorial Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Moreuil Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

PRATT Thomas Arnold Private 36269 6th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry KIA 21/09/1917 Aged 19. Born Tadcaster 1898. Enlisted Harrogate. Son of George and Harriet Dobson Married Tadcaster 1885. CWGC/1911, 1 Westfield Terrace Tadcaster at School. Memorial Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Wulverghem-Lindenkoek Road Military Cemetery Belgium.

ROBINSON John Thomas

Rifleman 37375 1st 8th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 09/10/1917 Aged 34. Born Hull 1883. Enlisted York. Son of George Born Tadcaster 1851 and Sarah Born Downham Market Norfolk 1848. Residence 1911 Wighill Lane Tadcaster Occupation Carter Coal Agency. Memorial Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Cement House Cemetery Belgium

RUMBOLD William Edgar

Private 23940 B Company 18th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 27/07/1917 Aged 20. Born Tadcaster Son of Charles Born Tadcaster 1866 and Annie Born Stainby 1861. Residence 1911 School Living Ulleskelf. CWGC Wetherby Road Tadcaster. Laid to Rest St Vaast Post Military Cemetery Richebourg-L'Avoue France. Memorial Tadcaster. Ulleskelf.


Private 33040 16th Bn West Yorkshire DOW 07/03/1917 Aged 22. Born Hambelton. Enlisted Tadcaster. Son of Thomas Farmer and Innkeeper and Sarah Ann Mcknamara CWGC Hazlewood nr Tadcaster. 1911 Residence Stutton Occupation Farmer. Memorial Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Varennes Military Cemetery France.


Private 79688 11th Bn Royal Fusiliers City of London Regiment 22/09/1918 Aged 27. Born Tadcaster. Enlisted Tadcaster. Memorial Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Unicorn Cemetery Vend'huile France.


Private 243051 Lancashire Fusiliers DIED 17/10/1918 Aged 38. Born Helmsley 31/08/1879. Enlisted York Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 24140. Son of George Born Leeds 1849 and Mary Galloway Born Helmsley in 1849. Twin brother of John. Resoidence 1911 Springhill Terrace Tadcaster Occupation Brewers Labourer. When Job passed away at home he had been transferred to 480 Company Labour Corps Service Number 468000. Memorial Tadcaster. 

YORKSHIRE HERALD 1916 "Private Job Smith and his brother Private H. G. Smith resided with their parents at Hill Side, and both joined in May 1915. The first named is in the lancashire Fusiliers and his brother is in the Royal Garrison Artillery. Job is now a bomb thrower, and has spent a couple of months in Egypt and about the same time in France, and has been wounded."

Thank You to David Poole Amateur Family Historian primarily connected with York Cemetery whos Father in Law was the son of Job for the following information "Job Married in Tadcaster 08/08/1918 to Alice  Jeffels & she subsequently married secondly in Tadcaster a Mr Powell."(William in Wetherby 1927)

Laid to Rest Tadcaster Cemetery 

SMITH Samual Leslie

Private 24744 10th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 04/11/1918 Aged 28. Born Headingley 1890. Enlisted Tadcaster. Son of William and Florance Remarried to Henry Gilbert Jackson  Married Leeds 1899. CWGC 44 North Road Ripon. 1911 Samual was an Under Brewer living with his mother in Ripon. Memorial Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Englefontaine British Cemetery France.

SMITH Thomas Eyre

Private 24441 2nd Bn West Yorkshire Regiment KIA 16/08/1917 Aged 24. Born Norton nr Doncaster 1893. Enlisted Harrogate. Son of Lawrence and Ada Residence 1911 living with family at Wingate Hill Tadcaster Occupation Farmer. Memorial Tadcaster.

Remembered Tyne Cot Memorial Belgium.