TADCASTER

SHERBURN-IN-ELMET WW1 WAR MEMORIAL

LONGFIELD to WHITTAKER

LANCE CORPORAL THOMAS LONGFIELD

20273 3rd Bn Grenadier Guards 01/10/1915 Aged 32. Born Sherburn in Elmet. Son of Joseph Born Sherburn Dec 1849 and Mary Eshalby Born Sherburn 1883 Died 1920. Married Tadcaster December 1873. Thomas had brother's and sisters: Henrietta 1877, Willie 1880, Lizzie 1883, Isabel 1885 and George 1888. In the 1901 census Thomas was working as a Grocers Assistant and was living in Oak Terrace. He enlisted in York and was posted to the 3rd Bn of the Grenadier Guards which were formed in August 1914 at Wellington Barracks London. The Battalion landed at Le Harve France on the 27th August 1915. It was then attached to the 2nd Guards Brigade on the 19th August 1915.On the 25th September 1915 the British attacked the German positions at Loos. The British used gas for the first time causing many casualty's on their own side due to a shift in the wind direction. The 3rd Bn Guards who had not seen action were kept in Reserve, and called upon on the 27th September 1915 as the Germans pushed the British back. The battle lasted until the 8th October 1915 and the Guards lost a total of 75 men. Thomas lost his life due to wounds received at No 1 Clearing Station Bethune. Laid to Rest Chocques Military Cemetery Bethune France.

PRIVATE MICHAEL MACDONALD

7901 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 13/10/1914 Aged 32. Born York. Enlisted York. Spelt McDonald on Commonwealth War Grave Site. Remembered Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium.

PRIVATE WILLIAM MARSHALL

45083 2nd/5th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment 09/10/1917 Aged 20. Born 1897 Burton Salmon. Son of Robert and Hannah Martha Vause  Married 1896. 1911 Newthorpe South Milford  Enlisted South Milford. 

Laid to Rest Ypres Reservoir Cemetery.

 PRIVATE JOHN JEROME MELVIN

PO/302(S) Portsmouth Bn.R.N.Division Royal Marine Light Infantry Died of Enteric Fever 05/09/1915 Aged 21. Born Sherburn in Elmet. Enlisted 28/02/1915. CWGC States: Son of Patrick and Mary Ann Melvin of 6, Bridge Street Normanton. Born at Sherburn-in-Elmet Laid to Rest Normanton Yorkshire.

PRIVATE ALBERT NATTRASS

56211 No 5 Company 10th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 11/10/1918 Aged 24. Born Spennymoor Durham. CWGC Son of Mrs. Margaret Shipley, of Moor Lane House, Sherburn-in-Elmet, South Milford, Yorks. Spelt Nattriss on Sherburn in Elmet War Memorial.

Remembered Vis-En-Artois Memorial France.   

PRIVATE ROBERT JOSEPH NICHOLSON

240615 1st/5th Bn Suffolk Regiment 08/02/1917 Aged 30. Born Sherburn in Elmet 1887. Son of William George and Ellen 1911 Family resided Kirkgate Sherburn in Elmet. Enlisted Haverhill 2492 Suffolk Regiment. Residence Time of Enlistment Sherburn-in-Elmet. Laid to Rest Remembered Baghdad Northgate War Cemetery.

SERJEANT WALTER PANTRY (PANTREY)

2449 2nd Bn Northumberland Fusiliers 27/02/1917 KIA Aged 33. Born 1884 Osgodby Selby. Son of George and Ann Cook. CWGC Nettleton's Yard Sherburn-in-Elmet South Milford. Spelled Pantrey on CWGC website and at Birth. Enlisted Gateshead. 1911 in Army at Fleetwood Landed France 06/03/1915. Laid to Rest Salonika Lembet Road Military Cemetery Greece.

RIFELMAN CHARLES ALLEN RHODES

2019 28th Bn London Regiment (Artists' Rifles) 31/10/1919 Aged 29. Born Sherburn in Elmet. Son of John Charles and Elizabeth Shenesey Married 1885 Sherburn in Elmet. Husband of Phyllis M Smith Married 1919 Sherburn in Elmet CWGC of Headingley Leeds. 1911 Student Farm Journalist.

Laid to Rest Sherburn in Elmet All Saints Churchyard.

PRIVATE GEORGE ALFRED RICHARDSON

15250 9th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 09/08/1915 Aged 24. Born Cleckheaton. CWGC Son of George and Alice Ann Richardson of Garden Lane Sherburn-in-Elmet. Remembered Helles Memorial.

LANCE CORPORAL JOHN SHEPPARD

4469 9th Lancers Queens Royal Household Cavalry 24/05/1915 Aged 22. Born 1893 West Tadcaster. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth 1911 8 Bromfield Terrace Tadcaster Occupation Clerk & Assistant to a Firm Of Printing Machinist. Enlisted York.

Remembered Ypres Menin Gate. 

PRIVATE WILLIAM SUGDEN THOMPSON

292707 7th Fife Bn Black Watch Royal Highlanders KIA 23/04/1917 Aged 28. Born 1889 Baptised 11/06/1889 Sherburn in Elmet. Son of Arthur and Eleanor Wilson Married 1888. Husband of Edith Wellburn Married 1917 sister of Henry Remembered on this memorial Edith re married in 1922 to Charles Bramley. 08/10/1917 Will left to Edith 1,102,5s,8 Pence. Enlisted Selby. 

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST LEEDS 27 JUNE 1st 1917.

"Pvt W. S. Thompson eldest son of Arthur Thompson of Rose Terrace Sherburn in Elmet reported missing since April 23rd in France. He joined the Scottish Horse last year, but was later transferred to the Black watch. He was married to Miss Wellburn daughter of W. H. Wellburn of Huddleston Hall South Milford. Pvt Thompson was a builder and contracter and well known in Sherburn in Elmet."

Laid to Rest Brown Copse Cemetery Roeux France.

PRIVATE FREDERICK THORNTON        

44627 9th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers 13/12/1916 Aged 39. Born Sherburn in Elmet. CWGC Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Susan Wilson Marrie3d 1875 Sherburn in Elmet. Husband of Mary Louisa Bishop Married 1905 Sherburn in Elmet. CWGC Kirkgate Sherburn-in-Elmet South Milford. Enlisted 26224 East Yorks Regiment. 

Laid to Rest St Pierre Cemetery Amiens France. 

GUNNER HENRY WELLBURN

204830 Royal Horse Field Artillery KIA Near Arras 22/12/1917Aged 38. Born Wintringham 21/05/1879. Son of William and  Sarah Ann Allison CWGC Huddleston Hall South Milford. Husband of Elizabeth Jane Squire Married 1909 All Saints Church Sherburn in Elmet CWGC Glandsford House Sherburn-in-Elmet. Henry left 2,294,8s,8 Pence. Laid to Rest Fins New British Cemetery Sorel-Le-Grand France. DE RUVGNYS VOLUME 4 PAGE 230 PHOTO

PRIVATE EDWIN WILSON

14435 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards 29/10/1914 Aged 26. Born 1890. Son of Thomas and Caroline CWGC Garden Lane Sherburn-in-Elmet. Enlisted Derby Residence 1911 1st Bn Grenadier Guards St George Hanover Square Leeds Remembered Ypres Menin Gate Memorial Belgium. 

PRIVATE JOHN WILSON

37943 12th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment 22/03/1917 Aged 27. Born Sherburn in Elmet. Enlisted Selby. Shown as Jack on unvailing list of Sherburn memorial in 1921.

Laid to Rest Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery Amiens France.

PRIVATE LAURENCE WILSTROP

30280 10th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment 15/08/1918 Aged 25. Born 1893 Sherburn in Elmet. Son of George and Harriett Midgley Married 1872. Husband of Mary Ellen Greensmith Married 1917 Sherburn in Elmet CWGC/Enlistment Brookfield House Newthorpe South Milford. Enlisted Leeds East Yorkshire Regiment 22 yrs 11 months old Grocers Assistant Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet. Shown as Lawrence on Army records. Lawrence Laid to Rest Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery Morebecque France.

PRIVATE GEORGE WRIGGLESWORTH

28308 6th Bn Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 15/09/1916 Aged 27. Born Little Preston. Son of Charles and Alice Middleton 1911 Garden Lane Sherburn in Elmet. Enlisted South Milford. Remembered Thiepval Memorial Somme France.

SAPPER FRED WHITTAKER

WR/29809 325th Company Royal Engineers 24/02/1919 Aged 42. Born Goole. Son of Mary. Enlisted Tadcaster.

Laid to Rest Sherburn in Elmet All Saints Church.