Hornsea War Memorial. Yorkshire

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HORNSEA GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE (Hornsea War Memorial)
East Riding Yorkshire
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We shall remember them

1914 – 1918
FIRST WORLD WAR​

Thomas Allott. Private 1329 1/5th East Yorkshire Regiment attached to 8th
Born 1891 in registration district of Sculcoates, Yorkshire to John Charles and Mary Jane Willerby Yorkshire. 1901 with his parents and siblings at Sculcoates. At the time of his death his father was residing at Howden Dyke, Howden, Yorks.
Died of wounds in No1 South African General Hospital, Abbeville, France 26 August 1916. A war gratuity granted 04 January 1917 to his sister Doris, revised 20 September 1919 aged 25. At rest in Abbeville Communal Cemetery, France

John William Andrew. Corporal 25680. 1st Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Born 1895 to John and Georgina Andrew. 1901 - 1911 with his parents and siblings at 4, Welbourne Terrace, Hornsea, Yorks.
Awarded the Croix de Guerre (Belgium). London Gazette dated 09 July 1918
Died 20 March 1918. A war gratuity granted 22 June 1918 to his father, revised 01 December 1919. At rest in Minty Farm Cemetery, Belgium.

Thomas Barr. Private G/8567, 6th The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
Son of William Kemplay and Sarah Barr, of Eastgate, Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Killed in action 07 October 1916 aged 31. A war joint gratuity was granted to his siblings 16 February 1918. His brother Henry was revised 03 April 1918.
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

George Ernest Binning. Private 12/442, 12th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of George and Esther Binning, of 37, Southgate, Hornsea, Hull. Born at Atwick, Hull. Died of wounds 05 May 1917 aged 25 years. A war gratuity was granted 28 February 1918 to his mother. His brother Christopher was granted a war gratuity 24 December 1919. At rest in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Frank Hansome Blackburn. Lance Corporal, 200280 1/5th West Yorkshire
He was gassed at the front, from an exploding gas shell 22 July 1917. Treated at No 7 General Hospita., St Omer, France. Invalided to England 13 August 1917 on Hospital Ship St Andrew and admitted into Royal Victoria Military Hospital Netley, Hampshire the following day. He was discharged 29th September 1917 into an Auxiliary Hospital, (location not recorded) He was re-admitted into R.V.M.H. Netley 29 September 1917. He died at 12-15 am of Cardiac Syncope in Royal Victoria Military Hospital Netley 05 December 1918. (The hospital information from his service record) A war gratuity was granted was granted to his widow Alice Jane 27 March 1919
At rest in York Cemetery, Yorkshire.

Harold Blanchard. Driver 755521, C Battery, Royal Field Artillery, 223rd Brigade.
Born 1891 at North Cave, Yorkshire.
Died of wounds in 49 Casuality Clearing Station, France 13 May 1918 aged 27. A war gratuity was granted 02 January 1919 to his uncle John, revised 09 December 1919.
At rest in St Riquire British Cemetery, France.

Herbert Blanchard. Private 512182, 2/14th London Regiment.
Son of John William and Elizabeth. 1901 with his parents and siblings at 31 Ocean Terrace, Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died at 2/4th London Field Ambulance, Palestine 30 April 1918. A war gratuity was granted 21 November 1918 to his father, revised 04 December 1919.
At rest in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)

Oscar Blanchard. Private S/10989, 2nd Gordon Highlanders.
Son of John William and Elizabeth. 1901 with his parents and siblings at 31 Ocean Terrace, Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died of wounds 13 May 1916. A war gratuity was granted 22 August 1916 revised 01 October 1919 to his father John William.
At rest in La Neuville Communal Cemetery, Corbie, France

Thomas Boddy. Private 8170, 1st East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of John Thomas and Annie W Boddy. 1891 with his parents and siblings at 34 Plane Street, Hull, later of Main Street, Carlton Miniott, Yorkshire. Killed in action 13 October 1914. A war gratuity granted 15 April 1915 to Miss Minnie Pallister. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.


G Bowen. It may be the following. George Ernest Bowen. Lance Corporal 10/1207 East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Harry and Florence Bowen. 1911 with his married mother and siblings at 34 P
Died 10 August 1917. A war gratuity granted 01 March 1918 to his father, revised 01 December 1912. At rest in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France

John Bertram Bradforth. Private 30951, A Coy, 8th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1885 to George and Margaret Bradforth, of Nottingham. Husband of Evelyn Bradforth, of 28, Marlborough Avenue, Hornsea, Yorks.
Died 09 April 1917 aged 32. A war gratuity was granted 05 September 1917 to his widow, revised 29 October 1919. At rest in Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, France.

Charles Edwin Brighouse. Rifleman C/13010, 21st King’s Royal Rifle Corps.
Born 1892 to Charles D and Sarah Jessie Brighouse, of St. Ives, Hornsea Bridge, Hull.
Killed in action 22 June 1916 aged 23. A war gratuity was granted 27 September 1916 to his mother, revised 14 October 1919.
At rest in Berks Cemetery Extension, Belgium.

Fred Brooks. Private 17/1122, 17th Pioneer Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers.
Born 1881 to Charles Brooks, of Brantingham, Brough, Yorks. Husband of Rose Brooks, of 9, Southgate Gardens, Hornsea, Hull.
Died 19 November 1917 aged 36. A war gratuity was granted 04 April 1918 to his widow, revised 20 November 1919. At rest in Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium.


George Brown. Private 34861, 9th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Died at Leith War Hospital 29 November 1916. A war gratuity was granted 01 May 1917 to his sister, Mrs Sarah Lawson, revised 14 October 1919. At rest in Seafield Cemetery, Edinburgh.

Harry Bulson. Lance Corporal M/305669, Mechanical Transport, Army Service Corps, attached to 242nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Son of David and Leith Emma Bulson, of Hornsea, East Yorks.
Died of accidental injuries in France 11 June 1918 aged 26. A war gratuity was granted 04 June 1919 to his father, revised 05 December 1919.
At rest in Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St-Eloi, France

Frederick Burgess. 6278, 1st East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of John and Nancy Burgess. Husband of Ellen Burgess, nee Smith
of 42, Beaver Road, Beverley, Yorks.
Killed in action 09 August 1915 aged 32. A war gratuity was granted 20 June 1916 to his widow, revised 06 November 1919.
Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

George Burgess. Lance Corporal S/8198, 8th Seaforth Highlanders.
Son of John and Nancy Burgess. 1901 with his parents and siblings (not Fred) at Brickyard, Hornsea. 1911 with his wife Alice who he married in 1906 and two daughters at Southgate, Hornsea, occupation age 27 Parish Church Verger.
Killed in action 25 September 1915. A war gratuity was granted 20 January 1916 revised 19 August 1919. Commemorated on the Loos memorial, France.

Walter Cecil Cannell. Sergeant 13/54, 1st B Coy, East Yorkshire Regiment.
The 29 March 1918 he was transferred to the 22nd Northumberland Fusiliers, new number 60319. Son of R H and Eleanor Cannell, of 9, Clifford Street, Hornsea, Yorks, Killed in action 10 September 1918 aged 27. A joint war gratuity was granted 13 April 1920 to his mother and brother, Roland S. Commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France

Harry Carr. Private 20, 1st Northumberland Fusiliers.
Son of Mrs. Louisa Carr, of Wades House, Hornsea. Husband of Edith Mary Carr, of 04, Welbourne Terrace, Hornsea, Hull. Enlisted 10 November 1903 at Hornsea, occupation bricklayer. Killed in action 01 November 1914 aged 29. A war gratuity granted 19 February 1915 to his widow, revised 25 June 1919.
Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

William Holmes Collinson. 2nd Lieutenant, 6th (Territorial) Northumberland Fusiliers.
Born 1890 at Enfield Middlesex to William Rowley Field, and Sarah Collinson
1901-1911 residing with his widowed grandmother Harriet Ann Collinson at 05 The Knoll, Beckenham, Kent. 1911, occupation Printer's Representative.
Killed in action 05 January 1916. A war gratuity was granted to his brother, May 1916, revised June 1920.
Wills and Admin, Ancestry.
William Holmes Collinson of Hornsea Yorkshire, 2nd Lieutenant H.M.Army died 05 January 1916 at or near Ypres, Belgium. His effects went to his father William Rowley Field Collinson, insurance manager.

George William Cooper. Private 24690, 1st East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1881 to James William and Ann Elizabeth Cooper
1911 with his wife Mary who he married in 1901 at No 1 Bank Street, Hornsea.
Killed in action 04 October 1917. A war gratuity granted to his widow Mary Jane, nee Chapman 01 October 1918 revised 02 January 1920
Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

Austin Curtin.
Medal Rolls 1914 – 1920.
Private 13/810 Austin Curtin, Private 66459 Northumberland Fusiliers formerly 13th East Yorkshire Regiment. Enlisted 25 November 1914. Medical discharge from his Depot(recovering from wounds received in action 11 July 1918
His parents may have been Richard and Alberta. 1901 with his parents at 20 Brooklyn Street, Sculcoates, Yorkshire.
Awarded the War Badge at the Depot 06 July 1918.

Richard Douglas Dawson. Sergeant B/3439, 7th Rifle Brigade.
Son of Edward and Jane Dawson, of Hornsea. Husband of Maud Helen Sutton (formerly Dawson), of Mere Cottage, Hornsea, Yorks. Killed in action 24 July 1915 aged 36. A war gratuity was granted 29 December 1915 to his widow, revised 15 July 1919. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium

Richard Alma Dry. Lance Corporal 23252, C Coy, 13th Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of James T and Annie E Dry, of Hull. 1901 with his parents and siblings at Newbegin, Hornsea,
Husband of Sarah Ellen Dry, of 8, Rose Terrace, Barnsley Street., Holderness Road, Hull, Yorkshire. Died of wounds 24 November 1917 aged 29. A war gratuity granted 25 March 1918 to his widow, revised 25 November 1919.
At rest in Anneux British Cemetery, France

George Herbert Dunn. Lance Corporal 13484, 1st Coldstream Guards.
Born in Hornsea 1890 to George and Isabella Dunn, of Church Lane. Withernwick, Hull. Killed in action 16 September 1916 aged 26. A war gratuity granted 05 February 1917 to his father, revised 30 September 1919. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

George Matthew Evans. Private 33395, 7th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1887 at Hornsea to of George H and Lucy J Evans. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at Southgate, Hornsea. 1911 residing with his wife Annie, nee Hunt and daughter Lillie at Southgate, Hornsea.
Died 12 August 1918. A war gratuity granted 05 December 1918 to his widow, revised 06 December 1919. At rest in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, France.

Ernest Ford. Private 10044, 10th East Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly of 1st Bn
Born 1899 to John and Dinah Ford, of Ivy Cottage, Newbiggin, Hornsea, Yorks. Killed in action 27 April 1918 aged 19. A war gratuity granted 03 September 1919 to his mother. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium

Thomas Fowler. Private 205634, 10th Essex Regiment.
Son of William and Elizabeth Fowler, of Southgate, Hornsea, Hull. 1911 residing with his parents at 05 St Nicolas Mount Hornsea.
Killed in action 02 September 1918 aged 19. A war gratuity granted 27 February 1919 to his father, revised 01 December 1919.
Commemorated on the Vis-EN-Artois Memorial, France.

Leonard Frankish. Private 32412 Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly 25781 same regiment. His records he was transferred on the 18 June 1916 Private 27181, 13th South Staffordshire Regiment and while in France attached to the Army Service Corps, Labour Corps.
Born 1881 to Thomas and Betsey Jane Frankish. 1881 aged 10 months residing with his parents and siblings at Skipsea, Yorkshire.
The 07 August 1915 he married Helena at Hull Registry Office.
Medically discharged from the army 07 September 1916, and was admitted to the East Riding Asylum
A war gratuity was granted 14 October 1919 to his widow, Helena. He died 1918 aged 37

John Francis Fridlington. Private 11216, 7th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1887 to William J and Agnes Cordelia Frindlington. 1891 with his parents and siblings at 03 Brighton Terrace Sculcoates, Yorkshire.
Killed in action 08 June 1918. A war gratuity granted 07 September 1918 to his father, revised 01 December 1919. At rest in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery, France.

Claude Stanley Fullam. Apprentice Marcantile Marine, on cargo ship S.S. Okement (Sunderland) which was carrying coal and general cargo.
Son of Alfred and Mary Ann Fullam, of The Elms, Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Drowned as a result of the sinking of his ship by U-Boat 64, 140 Miles of Malta 17 February 1917 aged 17. Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.

Richard Arthur Grantham. Private 38369, 8th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1877 to George and Sarah Ann Grantham of Hornsea.
1899 he married Elizabeth Jane Leighton at Beverley, East Riding, Yorkshire. 1901 with his wife and daughter, Mabel at Mere Side, Hornsea, occupation bricklayer. 1911 with his wife and children at Back of Westgate, Hornsea.
She later remarried in 1924 to Thomas M Vessey.
Died 28 November 1917 age 42 years. A war gratuity was granted 31 January 1918 to his widow, revised 06 November 1919.
At rest in Achiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, France

John Francis Gresham. Lieutenant, 4th (Territorial Battalion) East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Frank and Helena Gresham. 1901 with his parents and siblings at Cansborke Villas, 32 Westbourne Avenue, Sculcoates, Yorkshire
of La Estancia, Bridlington.
Died 16 February 1919 aged 26. A gratuity was granted 15 October 1919 to his father. At rest in Javal Cemetery, Dieppe, France.

Walter Harold Griffiths. Second Lieutenant, 7th Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment).
Son of Walter Gould Griffiths and Olive Hicks Griffiths, of Berkeley House, Burton Road, Hornsea, Yorks. Scholar Corpus Christi College, Oxford.
Killed in action 30 September 1916 aged 20. A war gratuity was granted 05 May 1917 to Legatees, Sydney Carter and Mrs Mary Thyrza Carter, revised 01 October 1919, which was not claimed.
At rest in Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, Somme, France.

Hugh Cecil Grummitt. 2nd Lieutenant, 4th Reserve Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment
Born 1899 to Hugh Joseph and Bertha Grummitt and brother of Joseph Roland who also fell. 1901 with his parents and siblings at 02 Grosvenor Terrace, Hornsea.
1911 with his parents and his sisters at Elim Lodge, Hornsea
Died of broncho pneumonia 25 March 1919 aged 20.
At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire.

Joseph Roland Grummitt. Lieutenant, East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1894 in Hull to Hugh Joseph and Bertha Grummitt and brother of Hugh Cecil who also fell. 1901 with his parents and siblings at 02 Grosvenor Terrace, Hornsea.
At some stage between 1901 and 1914 he went to Canada and joined up.
He enlisted 03 November 1914 and posted to 23rd Battalion Canadian Infantry as Private 63394. Posted to Shorncliffe with 23rd Bn, later posted to 15th Canadian Infantry in France 02 May 1915. He was transferred to the 23rd Bn in Folkstone on appointment to Commission. He was discharge to commission to the 4th Reserve, East Yorkshire Regiment at Catterick, 24 October 1916.
Died 14 November 1918 aged 24. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire.

Gordon Hamshaw. Private 27236, 5th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1885 to John and Elizabeth Hamshaw, of Hornsea, East Yorkshire.
1901 with his parents at 11 Clifton Street, Hornsea, occupation aged 16 architect’s apprentices.
Husband of Hilda Hamshaw, of 158, Lea Road, Gainsborough. Lincolnshire.
Died at 2nd Wester General Hospital, Manchester 11 June 1917 aged 32. A war gratuity was granted to his widow 13 October 1917, revised 08 December 1919. At rest in Gainsborough General Cemetery, Lincolnshire.

Joseph Clarence Hamshaw. Private 200305, 1/4th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Albert and Annie Hamshaw. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at No 9 Parade Terrace, Brighton Street, Sculcoates 1911 with his parents and siblings at 51 Haltemprice Street, Hawthorne Avenue Hull.
Killed in action 23 April 1917. A war gratuity was granted 27 November 1918 to his father, Albert, revised 23 October 1919. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France.

Frederic George Harker. Private 2241, 3/1st Suffolk Yeomanry.
Born 1895 to John Clappison and Pamela Jane Harker.
1901 with his parents and siblings at Southgate, Hornsea. 1911 with his parents at The White House, Hornsea. Occupation, post office clerk.
Died at Middleton Driffield Yorkshire 09 February 1916 age 21. A war gratuity was granted 17 May 1916 to his father, revised 06 August 1919. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire.

James Harman. Private 3/7143, 7th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1885 to Robinson and Annie Harman. 1891 with his parents and siblings at High Road Rimswell, Yorkshire.
Died 23 June 1916. A war gratuity was granted 07 August 1916 to his father, revised 07 November 1919.
At rest in Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt, France

John Ralph Hedley. Lieutenant Colonel, 6th Northumberland Fusiliers. Commanding 5th Bn. Border Regiment
Son of John and Anne Hedley. Husband of Ada Marie Hedley, of Westgate House, Hornsea, East Yorks. Distinguished Service Order, Mentioned in Despatches. Died 15 July 1917 aged 47. A gratuity was granted 17 June 1918 to his widow. At rest in Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux, France

Geoffrey Neville Hetherington. Private 81279, 15th Durham Light Infantry.
Born at Alton Hampshire to Walter Hudswell and Gertrude Annie Margaret Hetherington, nee Neville. 1901 with his parents and siblings at 54 Anstey Road, Alton Hampshire. He enlisted 28 September 1917 and gave 20 Clifford Street, Hornsea.
Died of wounds in No13 General Hospital, France 21 April 1918 aged 18. A war gratuity was granted 14 September 1918 to his mother, revised 22 November 1919. At rest in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France


Harold Willows Jackson. Lieutenant, 4th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Caroline Maud Jackson, of 7, Linden Gardens, Tunbridge Wells, and the late John Henry Jackson. Native of Hornsea, Yorks.
Died 14 May 1917 aged 20. A war gratuity granted 22 November 1917 to his mother, revised 23 March 1918 and 20 November 1919.
At rest in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France.

Henry Douglas Jackson.(Military Cross) 2nd Lieutenant, 4th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Henry Ollerenshaw Jackson and Bertha Amelia Jackson, of 18, Leicester Street, Hull. Native of Hornsea. Died 26 October 1916 aged 22. A war gratuity granted 16 April 1917 to his mother, revised 29 December 1919.
At rest in Bazentin-Le-Petit Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Frederic Keith. Private 13294, 2nd Coldstream Guards.
Born 1882 Robert and Mary Keith.1891 with his parents and siblings at Mere Side, Hornsea. 1901 boarder at the home of the Wilson Family at Norton Street. Occupation, worker in a shop and butchers.
Died 09 October 1917. At rest in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Belgium.

John Keith. Private 17086, 3rd West Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1871 to George and Ellen Keith. 1871 aged 2 months with his parents and siblings at New Row, Watton, Yorkshire. 1881 with his parents and siblings at 02 Ocean Terrace, Watton, Yorkshire.
Husband of Elizabeth Keith, nee Green. 1911 with his wife at 32 Southgate Hornsea, occupation, general labourer and later of 50, Southgate, Hornsea, Yorks. Died 30 December 1914 aged 43.
At rest in St Andrew’s and Jesmond Cemetery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.

John K Keith. The following was researched all with a negative result. CWGC Free BMD, 1881 to 1900. Medal Rolls and Soldiers Effects, on Ancestry Help in identifying him would be appreciated.

Frank Kemp. 2nd Lieutenant. 11 King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry attached to Machine Gun Corps
Born 1892 William and Ada Ellen Kemp. 1901 with his parents and siblings at No 5 St Nicholas Mount, Hornsea. 1911 with his parents and siblings at 9 Ash Grove Beverley Road Hull, Yorkshire, occupation fitters apprentice.
Killed in action 22 July 1916. A war gratuity granted 14 March 1917 to his father, revised 18 October 1919. Commemorated on the Thiepval memorial, Somme, France.

Kenneth Loftus. 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery.
Son of Alfred and Isabel Loftus. 1901 With his parents and siblings at 68 Victoria Road, Headingley cum Burley, Yorkshire. At the time of his death, his parents were residing at Oakleigh, Headingley, Leeds.
Died 09 November 1918 aged 25. A war gratuity was granted 13 November 1919 to Charles Field, Esqr. At rest in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.
Wills and Admin, Ancestry.
Kenneth Loftus of Balmaine, Newland Park, Kingston-upon-Hull 2nd Lieutenant R.F.A. died 09 November 1918 at the Royal Free Hospital, Middlesex. His effects went to Barbara Isabel Massey wife of Burnett Staveley Massey.
At rest in Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey.

John Frederick Wilson Lord. 2nd Lieutenant, 5th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
Son of Frederick and Jane Lord, of "Belvedere," Hornsea, Yorks. Native of Hull. Killed in action 09 April 1917 aged 34. A gratuity granted 27 September 1917 to his father.
At rest in London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse, France.

Arthur Stanton Lyon. Private B/19490, 26th Royal Fusiliers.
Born 1882 at Hornsea to Charles Edward Augustus and Betsy Milcah Rafton Lyon of Hornsea, 1901 with his parents and siblings at The Lair, Eastgate, Hornsea. 1911 Boarding at the home of widow Emma Cox at 32 West Street, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, occupation, bank clerk
Killed in action 04 October 1916 and 10 October 1916 age 34 years. A war gratuity granted 13 March 1917 to his mother, Fanny. His sister Josephine Rose granted a gratuity 10 April 1917. A joint gratuity granted 16 October 1919 to the above.
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

George Stanley Mansfield. 2nd Lieutenant, 4th East Yorkshire Regiment attached to the 1st Bn.
Son of George and Emily. 1911 with his parents and siblings at 5 Grosvenor Terrace Hornsea Killed in action 22 March 1918. A joint war gratuity was granted 11 September 1918 to his mother, brothers Henry and Edgar Arthur, revised to all above 13 November 1919. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, France.

Hugh Stewart McDowall. 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Air Force, 62nd Training Squadron, Hounslow Middlesex.
Born 1898 to Robert Moffat and Helen Murdoch McDowall
Died in an aircraft accident at Hounslow, Middlesex 28 June 1918 aged 20. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire.
Extract taken form Middlesex Chronicle dated 29 June 1918.
Another Flying Officer killed.
“Yesterday morning as Lt. Hugh Stewart McDowall, RAF, was flying over the district, his machine got out of control, and in falling crashed into one of the buildings of a local gunpowder factory. Both building and machine were wrecked, and the young officer was taken from the debris dead, his terrible injuries including broken back, legs and arms. Fortunately, the petrol did not ignite, or the consequences might have been much more disastrous, as a large number of hands were working in the vicinity at the time”.

R Miller. The following may be him. Richard Miller. Sergeant 10/493 East Yorkshire Regiment
Born 1895 in Orange River, Kronstadt, Cape Colony, South Africa to Sarah Miller. 1911 with his widowed mother and sister Edith A at Burton Road Hornsea. His mother was native of Kilkam Yorkshire.
Died 29 June 1917. A war joint gratuity was granted 03 December 1917 to his mother and sister. Revised 13 November 1919 for his mother. At rest in Albuera Cemetery, Bailleul-Sire-Berthoult, France

T H Myers. It may be the following. Thomas Henry Myers Private 35187, 16th West Yorkshire Regiment.
Died in France 27 February 1917. A war gratuity granted 24 November 1917 to Priscilla Weatherville, revised 24 October 1919. At rest on Owl Trench Cemetery, Hebuterne, France

John William Norman. Private 12/1495, B Coy, 8th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of John and Ada Norman, of Hornsea, Hull. Husband of Florence Ellen Norman, neeWells of 10, Belle Vue Terrace, Alexandra Street, Hull.
Died of wounds 03 November 1917 aged 31. A war gratuity granted 19 February 1918 to his widow, revised 29 April 1918 and 14 November 1919. At rest in Favreuil British Cemetery, France.
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Harry Rands Parrott. Private 7845, 1st East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1885 to James and Elizabeth Parrott. 1891 with his widowed mother and siblings at 02 Annies Terrace, Sculcoates, Yorkshire. 1891Just him and his mother at the same address, occupation, errand boy. 1911 in the army serving with the East Yorkshire Regiment in India aged 23. At the time of his death his mother was residing at 6, Arlington Terrace, Clifton Street, Beverley Road, Hull, Yorkshire.
Killed in action 20 October 1914 aged 26. A war gratuity granted 22 December 1919 to his mother, and to his brother-in-law George H Gall 29 January 1920.
Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.

George Stanley Peers. Rifleman C/12955, 21st King’s Royal Rifle Corps.
1891 to George Henry and Jane Peers. 1901 residing with his parents and siblings at No 3 Headland View, Hornsea. 1911 with his widowed father and siblings at 09, Atwick Road, Hornsea, Yorks. Occupation 1911, drapers apprentice
Killed in action 07 October 1916 aged 25. A war gratuity granted 03 May 1917 to his father, revised 09 October 1919.
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Arthur Pooley. Private 25660, 12th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1894 at Hornsea to Jane Marlow Tooley, spinster. 1901 boarding along with Laura and Frank at the home of widower William Pooley and his children at Southgate, Hornsea. I wonder why no relation was given to Arthur and his two siblings. 1911 he and his two siblings now called grandchildren were still residing with William, and his daughter Jane Marlow aged 38 at 34 Southgate Hornsea. In his service records there is a letter from her to the Regimental paymaster stating that she is not Mrs, but Miss Pooley
1915 he married Cecelia Agnes Sutton in the registration district of Skirlaugh, East Riding, Yorkshire. His wife died February 1916.
The 03 May 1917 he was taken Prisoner of War by the German and was interred at Limberg, Germany. He was repatriated to England on S.S. La. Cour but died from pneumonia following influenza at 31 December 1918. A war gratuity granted 26 June 1919 to his daughter Cecilia A, born 07 February 1916.
At rest in Copenhagen Western Cemetery, Denmark.
Note, Soldiers Effects on Ancestry have Polley.

James Routledge Preston. Private 13/923, 13th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1881 to Walker Routledge and Margaret Preston, nee Dandy. 1891 with his parents and sibling at back of Southgate 06 Welburn Terrace, Hornsea. 1901 with his parents at back of Southgate, 05 Welburn Terrace, Hornsea
16 November 1901 he married Mary Jackson who died (looks like) 30 April 1908. The guardian of his three children was his sister Mrs Sarah Cardell of 09 Beaconsfield Avenue, Hull. York.
Killed in action 25 May 1916. A war gratuity granted 17 August 1916 to his sister Mrs Sarah Cardell, guardian of his three children. Revised 04 September 1919. At rest in Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, France. T

James William Redman. Trooper 3170, 1st Houshold Battalion (Household Cavalery)
Son of Richard and Sarah Redman, of Hebden Bridge. 1911 Residing with his parents and siblings at Pleasant Villas, Henbden Bridge
Married 03 December 1913 at Hebden Bridge to Annie Head. He was residing at Pleasant Villas, Henbden Bridge. She was residing Ivy House, Midgehole, Hebden Bridge, Yorks.
Died 14 December 1917 aged 32. A war gratuity granted 22 April 1918 to his widow, revised 09 December 1919.
At rest in Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux, France.

James Rendell. Sergeant 23022, 16th Lancashire Fusiliers.
Son of George William and Annie Rendell, of 6, Clifton Street, Hornsea.
Died of wounds at Oakdene Auxiliary Hospital, Rainhill 22 October 1918 aged 22. A war gratuity granted 17 May 1919 to his mother.
At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire. CWGC have image of grave.

Roland Reynolds. Lieutenant. Royal Navy on H.M.Drifter, Catspaw.
Son of Robert and Eve Agnes Reynolds, of Hornsea, East Yorks.
Mentioned in Despatches.
Drowned in the Baltic as the result of the sinking of his ship in bad weather 31 December 1919 aged 21. There were no survivors.
At rest in Kviberg Cemetery, Sweden.


Wilfred Norburn Richmond. Private 43129, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1897 to Walter and Eva Richmond, of Eastbourne Road, Hornsea, Yorks. 1911 with his patents and siblings at Seacroft, North Cliff, Hornsea.
Husband of Florence May Jones (formerly Richmond, nee Harper), of 34, Henry Street, Scunthorpe, Lincs.
Killed in action 07 November 1916 aged 19. A war gratuity granted 01 May 1917 to his widow, revisec 27 October 1919.
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

John William Robinson. Private 41510, 2nd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Son of William and Annie Robinson, of Hornsea. Husband of Beatrice Robinson, of Long Riston, Skirlaugh, Hull.
Died of wounds 15 October 1918 aged 26. A war gratuity granted 18 June 1919. At rest in Dadizele Communal Cemetery, Belgium.

Llewellyn Frank Sedman. Private 425299 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles. (Saskatchewan Regt.)
Son of John and Emma Sedman, of 1 Lynton Villas, Hornsea, Yorks, England.
21 May 1910 he embarked from Liverpool bound for Canada on Steam Ship Dominion, occupation, joiner.
Killed in action 20 December 1916 aged 33. Commemorated in the Vimy Memorial, France.
Notes from her service records.
20 July 1915 Joined aged 32 years and 6 months, occupation store clerk. Posted the same day to 45th Overseas Battalion.
01 March 1916 embarked with 45th Bn from Halifax on S.S. Baltic for Shorncliffe Canadian Army Camp, Kent. Disembarking at Folkestone or Dover 25 March 1916. Whilst at the camp the 45th were all transferred to 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles on the 6 June 1916 The unit disembarked in France and marched into Canadian Infantry Base Depot. 09 June 1916 1st CMR left for their unit, and were taken on strength in the field the following day.
20 December 1916 he was killed in action.

Cyril Trevor Shaw. Captain, 122nd Rajputana Infantry, attached to 120th same unit.
Born 1882 to Henry James and Helen Marcia Shaw, of Meddleton Lodge, Hornsea, Yorks. 1891 with his mother and siblings at 46 Croham Road Croydon, Surrey. 1901 aged 18 boarding at the home of Hurl family at The Shanty, Jotland, Isle of Wight. Occupation, serving with the Southern Division of the Duke of Connaught’s Own Sligo Artillery Militia.
London Gazette dated 24 May 1904
Second Lieutenant Cyril Trevor Shaw-, 122nd
Rajputana Infantry, from the York and Lancaster Regiment. Dated "12th January 41904, but to rank from^29th January, 1902.
Killed in action 22 November 1915 aged 32. Commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.

Herbert Edward Simpson. Private M2/223562 Army Service Corps. Despatch Rider, Attached to 84th Heavy Artillery
Born 1880 at Hull to Robert and Jane Elizabeth Simpson. 1901 with his widowed mother and sister at 88 Durham Street, Sculcoates, Yorkshire.
Husband of Frances Annie Simpson, nee Coe. 1911 with his wife and son, Herbert at Sandringham House New Road Hornsea.
At the time of his death his wife was residing at 52, Beech Avenue, Garden Village, Hull.
Died in motor cycle collision 11 July 1917. A war gratuity granted to guardian of children, 31 January 1918 to Mrs Emily Coe, revised 16 March 1918 His widow was granted a war gratuity 26 January 1920.
At rest in Brandhoek Military Cemetery, Belgium

B Smith. The following might be him. On ancestry I found a Bernard Smith,
who was the son of William Alfred and Sarah Jane Smith of 03 Mary’s Place Hull.
Private 11106, 3rd East Yorkshire Regiment who enlisted at Beverley, Yorks 31 August 1914 aged 21 who only served 40 days with the regiment. He was discharged from the army 12 October 1914 after being convicted by a civil power and sentenced to 30 days imprisonment.
A family tree on Ancestry has a death date this soldier as being 29 April 1916. I have been unable to confirm this date

Ralph Snowdon. 2nd Lieutenant, 4th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of William and Charlotte Snowdon, of Hornsea, East Yorks. Branch manager of the Hull Savings Bank. Enlisted Sept., 1914, in the 10th Bn. Served in Egypt and France; was gassed at the Battle of the Somme, 1916. Gazetted to Commission, July, 1917.
Killed in action 02 October 1917 aged 36. At rest in Wancourt British Cemetery, France.

Charles Wauby Stephenson. Gunner 765546, A Battery, 223rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
Born 1897 at Hornsea to Joseph Samuel and Ada Rachel Stephenson. 1911 with his parents and siblings at 03 Rise Terrace, Hornsea Yorkshire.
Died of wounds 06 May 1917 aged 20. A war gratuity granted 10 October 1917, revised19 October 1917. At rest in Etaples Military Cemetery Etaples, France

Albert Sutherby. Private 201474, 1/4th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Edwin and Esther Ann Sutherby, of Mere Side, Hornsea, Yorks.
Killed in action 23 April 1917 aged 23. A war gratuity granted 17 August 1917 to his mother, revised 06 October 1919. Commemorated on the arras Memorial, France.

Herbert William Thom. Sergeant 4905, 4th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of William Edmund and Fanny Thom, of Hornsea. 1911 with his parents and siblings at Ne Road, Hornsea.
Husband of Annie Thom, of 5, Alexandra Road, Hornsea, Hull.
Killed in action 22 July 1916 aged 28. A war gratuity granted 04 November 1916 to his widow, revised 21 December 1916 and 19 September 1919.
At rest in La Laiterie Military Cemetery, Belgium.

Albert Train. Corporal 12085, 7th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
Born at Hornsea to George Edward and Mary Jane Train, of 1, St. Nicholas Mount, Newbiggin, Hornsea, Yorks.
Died at No 7 Casuality Clearing Station, Merville, 07 January 1916 aged 22. A war gratuity granted 02 August 1916 to his mother, revised 28 July 1919. At rest in Merville Communal Cemetery, France.

Robert Tungate. Lance Corporal 16062, B Coy, 4th Coldstream Guards.
Born 1891 at Hornsea to Charles and Eliza Tungate. 1891 aged 5 months with his parents and siblings in the village Rise, Yorkshire
Husband of Nancy Tungate, of Badsworth, Pontefract, Yorks. Native of Hornsea, Yorks.
Died of wounds 03 August 1917 aged 26. A war gratuity granted 10 January 1918 to his widow, revised 11 November 1919.At rest in Canada Farm Cemetery, Belgium.

George Christopher West. Rifleman R/16385, 21st Kings Royal Rifle Corps.
Son of Frederick A and Mary West. 1911 with his parents and siblings at Mary Cottage, Newbigin, Hornsea. Occupation aged 14 Grocers errand boy. At the time of his death his parents were residing at 52, Horsforth Avenue, Bridlington, Yorks.
Killed in action 16 September 1916. A war gratuity granted 17 March 1917 to his father, revised 27 September 1919.
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Thomas William Wiles. Private 28858, D Coy, 6th Leicestershire Regiment.
Son William and Sarah Ann Wiles, of Bewholme, Hull. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Wiles, nee Bielby. 1911 with his wife and children at 10 Ocean Terrace, Southgate Hornsea. At the time of his death his family were residing at 46, Southgate, Hornsea, Hull.
Died 18 September 1918 aged 42. A war gratuity granted 19 September 1919 to his widow. At rest in Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile, France.

Hornsea War Memorial WW 2

1939 – 1945.
SECOND WORLD WAR.


Eric Atkinson. Lance Corporal 2764460. 8th Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
Son of Charles and Rose Atkinson, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died 28 November 1942 aged 23. At rest in Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery, Tunisia.

Arthur Vernon Baker. Sergeant 952283, Royal Air Force VR. Attached to 115 Squadron
Died 26 November 1943. At rest in Durnbach War Cemetery, Germany.

John Clive Bean. Guardsman 2622194, 2nd Grenadier Guards.
Son of Walter Bernard Bean, and of Dorothy Bean, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died 04 August 1944 aged 22. At rest in St Charles De Percy War Cemetery, France.

Stanley Frederick Bird. Private 4344254, 4th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Harry Bird, and of Henrietta Bird, of Newbiggin, Yorkshire.
Died on the beach at Dunkirk during the evacuation of troops called Operation Dynamo 02 June 1940 aged 19. Commemorated on the Dunkirk Town Cemetery, France

Reginald Charles Burbidge. Leading Aircraftman 1378218, Royal Air Force VR.
Born 1914 to Charles James Burbidge and Gertrude Burbidge. Husband of June Burbidge, of Hornsea. Died 02 June 1941 aged 27. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire.

Arthur Butler. Sailor, Merchant Navy on S.S. Empire Sky (Sunderland)
Son of John William and Sarah Ann Butler, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died at sea 06 November 1942 aged 31. Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.

John George Butler. Donkeyman on Merchant Navy on S.S. Empire Sky (Sunderland) Son of John William and Sarah Ann Butler, of Hornsea, Yorkshire. Husband of Annie Butler of Burstwick, Yorkshire.
Died at sea 06 November 1942 aged 31. Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.

John Cappleman. Sergeant CH/X109637 Royal Marines of 48 Royal Marine Commando.
Son of Barker and Beatrice Ann Cappleman, of York. Husband of Dorothy Vera Cappleman, of York. Died 06 June 1944 aged 26. At rest in Bayeux War Cemetery, France.

Charles John Robert Cockett. Galley Boy, 161891 Merchant Navy on S.S. Ardanbhan (Glasgow).
Son of Charles George James Cockett and Alice Cockett, of 01 Back Terrace, Hornsea Bridge, Hornsea, Yorkshire. The ship was first attacked by torpedoes from U-38 which only damaged it. It was sunk thirteen hours later by the Italian submarine, called Enrico Tazzoli, 27 December 1940. There were no suvivors, he was aged 17. Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.

John Stranger Ford. Leading Aircraftman 1010236, Royal Air Force VR.
Son of John Stranger Ford and Gladys Ford Husband of Kathleen Ford, of Hornsea. Died 15 January 1946 aged 31. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire.

Thomas Archibald Freeman. Corporal 7588019, Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
Born 1899 to Archibald Thomas Freeman and Jane Freeman. Husband of Hilda Emma May Freeman, of Braintree, Essex. Died 10 April 1943 aged 44. At rest in Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia.

Peter Andrew Gosnold. Sergeant Flight Engineer 1891510, Royal Air Force VR attached to 514 Squadron, Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire.
Born 1924 ain Kingston-on-Hull yo George and Edith Gosnold.
He was part crew of seven in a Lancaster Bomber I PD265, JI-G which crashed 21 November 1944 after being hit by flax near their target at Meerbeck Germany. Two of the crew bailed out and were taken Prisoners of War, the remainder perished. He was aged 20.
At rest in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany


Robert William Harland. Private 4744304, 1st York and Lancaster Regiment
Son of John Francis and Ethel Maud Harland. Husband of Margaret Harland, of Hull. Died 21 December 1943 aged 31. At rest in Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy.

John Winnington Ingram. Private 14719308, 4th King's Own Scottish Borderers
Son of Violet Ingram, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died 09 March 1945 aged 19. At rest in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Germany.

Richard Francis Keighley. Pilot Officer 86324, Royal Air Force VR
Son of Fred and Anne Isabel Keighley, of Seaton.
Died 21 September 1941 aged 23. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire

Philip Leslie Langdale. 2nd Engineer Officer, Merchant Navy on S.S. Umvuma (London).
Son of Noel and Lucy Langdale. Husband of Marjorie Langdale, of Hornsea, Yorkshire. Died at sea 07 August 1943 aged 40. Commemorated on the Tower Hill Memorial, London.

Arthur Lionel Lax. Sergeant 741541 Royal Air Force VR attached 214 (F.M.S.) Federated Malay States, Squadron Sqdn, RAF
Son of Walter Bernard Bean, and of Dorothy Bean, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died 04 August 1944 aged 22. At rest in St. Charles De Percy War Cemetery, France.

Frederick Edward James Liebermann. 2nd Engineer Officer, 142580 Merchant Navy of S.S. Tredinnick (St. Ives)
Born 1911
Husband of Edna Liebermann, of Hull.
Drowned at Sea on the sinking of his ship by an Italian submarine, Pietro Calvi 25 March 1942 aged 35. All hands were lost.
Wills and Admin, Ancestry.
Frederick Edward James Liebermann of 18 Southgate Gardens, Hornsea, later of 9 Westbourne Road, Cliff Road, Hornsea, Yorkshire. Died 25 March 1943 at sea. His effects went to his widow.

Alan Kemp Loten. Acting Sub Lieutenant Royal Naval Reserve on H.M.S. Arbutus.
on of Harold Ivens Loten and Hilda Mary Loten, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died at sea 05 February 1942 aged 20. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.

Leonard Markham. Guardsman 2659047, 1st Coldstream Guards, attached to 1st Battalion.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Markham. Husband of Dorothy Markham, of Hornsea, Yorkshire. Killed in action 04 August 1944 aged 23. At rest in Bayeux Memorial, France.

Peter William Marritt. Apprentice, 166440 Merchant Navy on S.S. Chulmleigh (London).
Son of Isaac and Charlotte Marritt, of Market Place, Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died at the result of exposure to the cold in the artic 22 November 1942 aged 16. At rest in Tromso Cemetery, Norway.

George Harold Murfitt. Private 10556128, Royal Army Ordnance Corps.
Born 22 March 1905 to Lewis and Kate Murfitt of Stickford, Boston Lincolnshire. 1939 his parents were residing at 37 Bank End, Louth, Lincolnshire He was a grocer's shop assistant residing at the home of the Doades family, at The Chase, Spalding.
He was taken prisoner of war by the Japanese and died a prisoner of war in Thailand 10 October 1943 aged 38. At rest in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

Irvin Raymond Murfitt. Able Seaman D/SSX 19907 Royal Navy on H.M.S. Hasty
Born 17 March 1917 at Rotherham to Joseph Gibbons and Lucy Ann Murfitt
He was washed overboard while on duty at night in stormy seas 01 November 1940 aged 23. Commemorated on the Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon

George Naylor. Corporal 330119, 150 Squadron, Royal Air Force.
Son of James and Caroline Naylor, of Hornsea. Husband of Hetty Elizabeth Naylor, of Hornsea.
Died 04 December 1940 aged 39. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire.

James Frederick Stephen Norman. 2nd Radio Officer, 162384 Merchant Navy on S.S. Dahomian (Liverpool).
Born 16 February 1923 to Frederick and Lucy Mary Norman, of 66 Southgate, Hornsea, later of Cowden Lane Withernwick, Yorkshire
Died of malaria and hyperpyrexia 19 September 1943 aged 20. At rest in Takoradi European Public Cemetery, Ghana.

Jack Ernest Paget. Flight Sergeant 941720, 248 Squadron Royal Air Force VR.
Son of Harold Ernest and Muriel Paget, of Hornsea. Yorkshire. Mentioned in Despatches. Died 29 April 1942 aged 23. At rest in Stavne Cemetery, Trondheim, Norway.

Anthony Platts. Major 90592, 1st East Riding Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps
Born 1919 to Herbert William and Annie Gertrude Platts, nee Fillingham of Hornsea, Yorkshire. Died 08 July 1944 aged 25. At rest in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres, France.

Ernest Shepherd. Gunner 14367635, 11th Field regiment, Royal Artillery. Born 1924 to Friend and Gertrude Shepherd, nee Turner of Lee Brigg, Normanton. Died 22 August 1946 aged 22. At rest in Altofts Cemetery, Normanton, Yorkshire.

Cecil Smith. Private 7952781, 13th (2/4th Bn. The South Lancashire Regt.) Bn attached to the Parachute Regiment, A.A.C.
Born 1926 to James and Evelyn Smith, of Amington, Warwickshire.
Died 25 June 1944 aged 18. At rest in Ranville War Cemetery, France.

Malcomb Boston Smith. Corporal 4344752, 5th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Born 1920 to Arnold Boston Smith and Sarah Ellen Smith, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died 25 October 1942 aged 22. At rest in El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.

Paul Boston Smith. Marine PO/X/104773 Royal Marines.
Born 28 May 1909 Arnold Boston and Sarah Ellen Smith, of Holly House, Hallgate. Cottingham Yorkshire, later of Hornsea.
Died of Cerebral compression and cerebral glioma at the Royal Naval Hospital, Seaforth, Liverpool 31 December 1944 aged 33. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire.

Charles Maurice Tiplady. Sergeant, Pilot 745261, Royal Air Force VR attached to 217 Squadron, RAF at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire.
Born 29 June 1919 to Harold and Dora Tiplady, nee Grant.
1939 with his parents at Craigellachie, Hornsea. Occupation RAF, Sergeant, Pilot.
He was part crew of four in a Bristol 152 Beaufort L4474 on a early morning attack on the harbour of Lorient, France. The plane was shot down with no survivors
Died 20 December 1940 aged 21. At rest in Lanester Communal Cemetery, France.
The other three were. Pilot Officer, Pilot Nelson Henry Webb. Sergeant, wireless operator William Sidney Plant and Air Gunner Sergeant Peter Milligan

Frank Gordon Walker. Sergeant 1019154, Royal Air Force VR attached to 103 Squadron RAF.
Born 1911 to Frank and Annie A Walker, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
He was part crew of six in a Wellington Ic R1397 which took off at 2340 hrs on the 24th from RAF Elsham Wolds, Linconshire and failed to return on the 25 July 1941 from operations over Emden, Germany. He was aged 30. At rest in Leeuwarden Northern General Cemetery, Netherlands,

John William Webb. Private 4612878, 2nd Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding).
Son of James and Gertrude Mary Webb, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died 16 October 1940 aged 29. At rest in Delhi War Cemetery, India.

Dennis Wetherell. Sergeant 953203, Royal Air Force VR attached to 467 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force.
Son of Doris Keeley, of West Acton, Middlesex.
He was part crew of seven in a Lancaster III ED547 of 467 Squadron which took off from RAF Waddington on bombing mission over Berlin 29 December 1943 and failed to return, presumed crew al killed, he was aged 23
In the service records of Pilot Officer Bruce Alexander Tait, of the Royal Australian Air Force is a report compiled by the department from the Missing Research and Enquiry operating in Germany. The report is based on investigations, inspection of enemy records and interrogations of local residence states the aircraft exploded, presumably as the result on enemy action of the town of Gross Ziethen at approximately 8 pm on the 29th. Gross Ziethen is situated about 8 miles S.W. of Berlin. Another report shows that there were no survivors. All at rest in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery, Germany, formerly West Berlin.

Cyril Wilkinson. Ordinary Seaman P/JX296899, Royal Navy on H.M.S. Nigeria.
Born 06 September 1922 to George Edward and Hilda Wilkinson, of Hornsea, Yorkshire. Died at sea 12 August 1942 aged 19. Commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hampshire.

Kenneth Wilkinson. Lieutenant Colonel 39999, East Yorkshire Regiment, commanding 1st Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment.
Born 1908 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire to Walter John and Mary Ethel Wilkinson. Husband of Rosemary Farrer Wilkinson, of Hollingbourne, Kent
Died 15 December 1943 aged 36. At rest in Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy.

Henry Spencer Williams. Lieutenant 219620, of 143 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery.
Son of John Percy Spencer Williams and Beatrice Williams; husband of Rubie Mabel Williams, of Hull.
Died 06 February 1945 aged 26. At rest in Oostende New Communal Cemetery, Belgium
Wills and Admin, Ancestry.
Henry Spencer Williams of 76 Faraday Street, Kingston upon Hull died on 06 February 1945. His effects went to his widow.

Gordon Fairbank Wright. Private 4344287, 4th East Yorkshire Regiment.
Son of Wilfred George and Ivy May Wright, of Hornsea, Yorkshire.
Died 26 October 1941 aged 21. At rest in Nicosia War Cemetery, Cyprus.

D Young. It may be the following Denis Young. Flying Officer 122905 Royal Air Force attached to 103 squadron RAF
Son of Arthur and Ruth Anne Young, of Harlow Hill, Harrogate, Yorkshire. His brother Leslie also died on service.
Died 14 February 1943 aged 21. At rest in Milan War Cemetery, Italy.

Civilians.

Alice Earle. of Eastgarth, Eastgate. Widow of Stanley Earle. Injured 29 August 1942, at Hornsea. Died at Hornsea War Memorial Cottage Hospital. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire

Azalea Elizabeth Moore. Daughter of William and Ruth Moore, of Inn Carr Farm, Brandesburton, Driffield. Died at Cliff Road 28 August 1942 aged 21. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire

Gillian Stewart. of 7 Cliff Road, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex. Daughter of Pte. Henry Stewart, Pioneer Corps. Died at Cliff Road 28 August 1942 aged 12. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire.

Edith Annie Williams. of Inglewood, Eastgate. Daughter of the late Robert Gale, of Liverpool; widow of Charles Williams. Died at junction of Eastgate and Cliff Road. 28 August 1942 aged 77. At rest in Hornsea Cemetery, Yorkshire


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Private Gregg Thomas Stone. Private 30109562, 3rd The Yorkshire Regiment aged 20 years.
Resided at Atwick near Hornsea. 09 October 1991 was shot during an operation to rescue a policeman kidnapped by insurgents in Helmand, Afghanistan. He was aged 20.
At rest, Octon Crematorium, Langtoft, East Riding of Yorkshire.
Commemorated on the Armed Forces Memorial, Alrewas, Staffordshire.


 

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