TADCASTER

TADCASTER WW2 WAR MEMORIAL 

RILEY to WHITEHEAD

SERJEANT LESLIE RILEY

4537558 1/5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment Prince of Wales Own 13/02/1942 Aged 23. CWGC Son of George and Alice  Husband of Edith Hudson Married 1938 Tadcaster. CWGC Clifford Yorkshire. Remembered Brookwood Memorial.

GUNNER BERNARD SPARLING

979386 51st Heavy Field Artillery Royal Artillery 24/02/1945 Aged 32. CWGC Son of George and Mary Sparling. Husband of Elizabeth Souther Married 1938 Knaresborough. Laid to Rest Riechswald Forest War Cemetery Germany.   

PRIVATE WALTER SPARLING

4537057 1/5th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment Prince of Wales Own KIA Iceland and Faroes 13/02/1942 Aged 24. Born Tadcaster 1917. CWGC Son of George and Anne Robinson CWGC Tadcaster Yorkshire. Remembered Brookwood Memorial. Brother of Bernard details above.

WARRENT OFFICER CLASS II WALTER STUART STARR (CSM)

4610154 10th Bn Duke of Wellingtons West Riding Regiment DIED Northern Ireland 18/01/1944 Aged 35. Born 1908 Tadcaster. Son of George Herbert and Elizabeth Macauley Married 1905 Tadcaster. 1911 Wilkinson Terrace Stutton. Husband of Edith Mary Kershaw Married 1938 Halifax. Daughter Evelyun Born Halifax. When Enlisted Residence York. Laid to Rest Tadcaster Cemetery

LIEUTENANT FRED WRAY STROTHARD

253977 16th Bn Durham Light Infantry 03/12/1943 Aged 25. Born 1918 Tadcaster. Son of Joseph William Formally Flight Serjeant Royal Air Force and Annie Wray married 1911 Doncaster. Laid to Rest  Minturno War Cemetery Italy 

PRIVATE JACK THOMPSON

14644792 7th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment 10/07/1944 Aged 19. CWGC Son of Frank and S. Emma Thompson, Stepson of Frank Tillett Tadcaster Yorkshire. Laid to Rest Ryes War Cemetery Bazenville France. 

LANCE CORPORAL GEORGE WILSON

7687767 54 Divisional Provost Company Corps of Military Police 24/04/1941 Aged 27. Son of Crozier Died Tadcaster 1941 and Alice Roberts Married 1895 Chester. 1911, 10 Victoria Terrace York Road. Husband of Harriett Wilson of Tadcaster His wife Harriett Resided at "Wilmay" Marlborough Drive Tadcaster when George passed away. Laid to Rest Tadcaster Cemetery. 

SERJEANT AIR GUNNER and WIRELESS OPERATOR JAMES EDWARD WILSON

1100861 Royal Air Force Volunteer Service 28/12/1941 Aged 21. Son of Charles Ernest and Jane Matilda Harrison Married 1918 Tadcaster. James Passed away in Kings Lynn and was Laid to Rest 02/01/1941 Tadcaster Cemetery 

PRIVATE THOMAS WILLIAM WHITEHEAD

13027594 Pioneer Corps  29/05/1944 Aged 35. Born 1908 Tadcaster. Son of Thomas and Ellen Lyons Died 1922 Married 1905.  CWGC Nephew of Mary Bradley Tadcaster. Laid to Rest Beach Head War Cemetery Anzio Italy.