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War Memorial - Bainton, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

1914 - 1919  and  1939 - 1945

St. Andrew's Church

The memorials can be found inside and outside of the church of St. Andrew.

Lychgate Lychgate panel This lychgate is erecterd in
thanksgiving to almighty God
for safe deliverance from
the perils of war 1939 - 1945,
and in proud memory of those
who laid down their lives
for their friends.

Albert Harper
J. William Holtby

Albert Harper John William Holtby
Service No.:
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Add. Information:
abt. 1919
14 June 1942
124 Field Regt. Royal Artillery
Alamein Memorial, Egypt
Son of William Henry and Emily Harper,
of Bainton, Yorkshire.

abt. 1892, Southburn, Yorks.
09 October 1940
6 East Riding (Driffield) Battalion Home Guard
Bainton (St Andrew) Churchyard
Son of John William and Mary Hannah Holtby (nee Cooper).
Husband of Hilda Holtby (nee Hodgson).

1914 - 1919

Inscription While they sleep
Lord Jesus
look on them
when they rise
receive them

Memorial WW I Memorial WW I Memorial WW I Memorial WW I
Memorial WW I Memorial WW I Memorial WW I

The memorial is in a poor condition and partially unreadable even when traced out so mistakes are possible.
The names on the memorial are sorted in random order, below sorted alphabetically.

Charles Barrett, Lance Corporal, 24644, 7th Bn. East Yorkshire Rgt.
Died of wounds 9th June 1918, aged 24 years.
Son of Henry and Harriet Annie Barrett (nee Wilson)
of Bainton, Yorks. Born 1894 at Neswick, Bainton and enlisted Driffield, Yorks.
Commemorated Mailly Wood Cemetery.
Fred Dobson, Private, 34646. 27th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers.
Killed in action 26th April 1917, aged ca. 25 years.
Son of Sarah Anne Dobson. Grandson of Richard and Mary Dobson (nee Welburn)
of Hudson's Terrace, Bainton, Yorks (as 1911).
Born 1892 at Bainton and enlisted Driffield, Yorks.
Commemorated Brown's Copse Cemetery, France.
John William Foster, Private, 23216, 7th Bn. East Yorkshire Regiment.
Killed in action 5th November 1916, aged ca. 39 years.
Son of Charles and Mary Jane Foster (nee Severs)
of White House, Back Street, Bainton, Yorks (as 1911).
Born 1877 at Wharram Le Street, enlisted Bainton (attested 9th December 1915,
mobilized 1st May 1916) and resident Driffield, Yorks.
Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France.
John James Hoskins, Private, 67088, Royal Fusiliers,
posted to 2/2nd Bn. London Regiment,
formerly RTS3240 Army Service Corps (prefix RTS denotes 'Remounts Special' number).
Killed in action 26th October 1917, aged ca. 29 years.
Son of Charles Thomas and Jemima Hoskins (nee Browton).
Husband of Martha Vickers Hoskins (nee Roper, now wife of William Leaming).
Born 1888 at Tibthorpe, enlisted and resident Bridlington, Yorks.
Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
William Ernest Hudson, Private, 24239, 2nd Bn. Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding) Regiment,
formerly 36128 Durham Light Infantry.
Died of 'exposure' 19th December 1916, aged 33 years.
Son of Edward Robert and Eliza Hudson (nee Myers) of Post Office, Bainton, Yorks.
Husband of Annie Hudson (nee Ambler) of 17 North Brunswick Street, Keighley, Yorks.
Born at Bainton, enlisted (attested 10th December 1915, mobilized 14th June 1916)
at Keighley and resident Bainton, Yorks (as SDGW, resident 64 Bingley Street, Keighley as army record).
Commemorated Thiepval Memorial, France.
James Herbert Hugill on 1889 birth record, various surname spellings in records.
Private, 267208, 6th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers.
Died 19th August 1917, aged ca. 28 years.
Son of Thomas and Mary Hugill (nee Boyes) of Glebe Farm, Bainton, Yorks (as 1911).
Born Bainton, Yorks, enlisted Alnwick and resident Matfen Hall, Corbridge, NBL.
John Constantine Nuthall, Second Lieutenant, 14th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).
Died of shrapnel wound Nieuport 13th July 1917, aged 27 years.
Son of Arthur Frederick and Constance Mary Nuthall (nee Pritchard).
Husband of Clara Evelyn Nuthall (nee Ormond, now wife of William J Ruddle)
of Melbourne House, Pembroke, Wales.
Born 12th November 1888 at Dibrugarth, India and gazetted 5th September 1916.
Entered France 23rd April 1917. Commemorated Coxyde Military Cemetery.
John Tom Batty Sharp, Private, 12524, 1st Bn. Irish Guards,
formerly 2590 Household Battalion.
Died of wounds 12 General Hospital 29th May 1918, aged ca. 22 years.
Son of John and Mary Elizabeth Sharp (nee Batty).
Born 1896 Bainton and enlisted Driffield, Yorks. Commemorated St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France.
Harry Wardell, Private, 26005, East Yorkshire Regiment,
transferred to (439636) 414th Company, Labour Corps.
Died home 2nd December 1918, aged 22 years.
Son of Thomas Shields and Ellen Wardell (nee Jennison)
of Dalton Road, Bainton, Yorks (as 1911).
Born 1896 in Bainton and enlisted 22nd August 1914 in Scarborough, Yorks.
Commemorated Bainton (St Andrew) Churchyard.
Theodore Cecil Ormond Williams, Military Cross, Captain,
16th Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment).
Died of wounds received Clery 24th March 1918, aged ca. 33 years.
Son of Rev. Theodore and Isabella Theresa Williams (nee Wilson)
of 'Kirklea', St Johns Road, Driffield, Yorks.
Born 1885 in Scampston and resident Field House, Bainton, Yorks (as probate).
Commemorated Dernancourt Communal Cemetery, France.
Note: probate to Gertrude Helen Williams (noted as 'widow'),
no marriage record found for Capt Williams.
Richard Colley Wilson, Private, 3199, 5th Bn. Yorkshire Regiment.
Died of wounds 27th September 1916, aged ca. 20 years.
Son of John William and Ada Wilson (nee Heald)
of 'Church View', Bainton, Yorks (as CWGC, of Front Street, Bainton as 1911).
Born 1896 Bainton, enlisted Driffield and resident Bainton, Yorks.
Commemorated Dantzig Alley Cemetery.
Eric Joseph Woods, Lieutenant, B Company 9th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment.
Died Poelcapelle 9th October 1917, aged ca. 22 years.
Son of (the late) Rev. Francis Henry Woods, previously of Bainton Rectory,
and Frances Edith Woods (nee Pritchard) of Headington, OXF.
Born 1895 Chalfont St. Peter BKM and resident Rogate, Headington, OXF (as probate).
Commemorated Tyne Cot Memorial.

Many thanks to Mr. Mick Peck. The pictures and information were provided by him.

St. Andrew's Church
Picture owner: Stephen Horncastle
Source: Wikipedia
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