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World War 1 soldiers with Bishop Monkton connections

 

 
John Carwood
 
D.B. Priestley


After last time  listing the names of men who fought in the World War 1 and actually came from Bishop Monkton, we list below other men who merely had connections with the village. 

Ernest Armitage (1877– 1965)
Corporal (10/14726) 10th Battalion, King’s Own
Yorkshire Light Infantry
Acting Sergeant (28905) 8th Training Reserve Battalion
Lance Corporal (H/57168) 2/1st Battalion,Ayrshire Yeomanry
Enlisted 10.09.1914 (Leeds). Wounded 01.07.1916 (Somme). Discharged 08.02.1919 (York). 
Served in Britain (1914-15 and 1916-18) France (1915-16) and Ireland (1918-19)

Wrightson Briscomb (1888 – 1970)
Gunner (3150) Lancashire and Cheshire Royal GarrisonArtillery
Bombardier (362840) 314th Seige Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery
Acting Company Quartermaster Sergeant (362840) Royal Garrison Artillery Enlisted 09.12.1915
(Liverpool). Discharged 23.03.1920. Served in Britain (1916-17 and 1920), Italy
(1917) and Egypt and Palestine (1917-20)

Percy Brown (1893)
Private (2459) 2/5th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment
Private (200733) 5th (Reserve) Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment
Enlisted 16.10.1915 (York). Discharged, no longer fit 11.01.1918. Served in Britain (1914-17 and 1918) and France (1917)

John Cawood (1878 – 1960)
Lance Corporal (108530) 233rd (Ripon) Company, Royal Engineers
Second Lieutenant, 2nd (Home Service) Garrison Battalion, Devonshire Regiment
Lieutenant, 259th Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps
Enlisted 07.08.1915 (Ripon). Commissioned 05.06.1917. Discharged 03.02.1919. Served in Britain (1915-16 and 1917-19) and France (1916-17)

John Francis Chambers
Survey Section, Royal Engineers

George Frederick Denison (1883 – 1963)
Lance Corporal (108649) 95th Company, Royal Engineers
Enlisted 21.03.1916
(York). Discharged 23.02.1919 (Ripon). Served in Britain (1916 and 1919),
France (1916-17) and Italy (1917-19)

John Alfred Dennison (1880 – 1917)
Private (37962) 12th (Service) Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in Action 13.04.1917 (France). Served in France

George, Dickson (1873)
7th (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Highlanders (Black Watch)
192nd Labour Company, Labour Corps

Henry William Dovenor (1894 – 1964)
Driver (162780) 142nd Army Transport Company, Royal Engineers
Served overseas

Sydney Oswald Gill (1898)
Private (TR/5/73106) 88th Training Reserve Battalion
Private (32692) 9th (Service) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment
Private (32692) 3rd (Reserve) Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment
Private (32692) 106th Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps
Private (32692) 266th Protection Company, Royal Defence Corps
Private (32692) 29th (City of London) Battalion, London Refiment
Private (46287) 3rd (Reserve) Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment (398 POW Coy)
Enlisted 27.12.1916.
Discharged 03.12.1919 (Ripon). Served in Britain (1916-17, 1917-19 and 1919)
and France (1917 and 1919)

George Henry Heighway (1898 – 1962)
Lance Sergeant (C/9955) Inns of Court Officer Training Corps
Lieutenant, Supply Depot, Army Service Corps
Enlisted 11.12.1915.
Commisioned 01.12.1917. Discharged 08.01.1920. Served in Britain (1916-17) and France (1917- )

James Herbert Hill (1890)
Corporal of Horse (2593) Household Battalion
Serjeant (22665) 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards
Serjeant (22665) 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards
Serjeant (22665) 5th Battalion, Coldstream Guards
Enlisted 13.10.1917 (Windsor). Gassed 08.11.1918. Discharged 18.02.1919. Served in Britain (1917 and 1918-19) and France (1917-18)

George William Holmes (1896 – 1916)
Private (16355) 1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in Action
18.09.1916 (Lesboeufs, France). Served in France (1915-16)

Thomas Kendrew (233188) Royal Field Artillery

John Lee (1874)
Merchant Navy

Frederick William Miller (1893)
Lance Corporal (T2/13439) 220th Company, Army
Service Corps
Sergeant (T2/13439) 218th Company, Army ServiceCorps
Corporal (T2/13439) 922nd (Horse Transport) Company, Army Service Corps
Enlisted 29.09.1914(Ramsgate). Discharged 23.07.1919. Served in Britain (1914-15) and Egypt (1916-19)

Arthur Pearson (1887 – 1962)
Gunner (SR/286195) Royal Garrison Artillery
Private (517469) Labour Corps
Private (G/30861) Royal Sussex Regiment
Served overseas

Thomas Henry Peart  (1884)
Driver (215568) 8th (Reserve) Battery, Royal
Field Artillery
Driver (215568) 39th Battery, 174th
Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Driver (215568) 57th Battery, 37th
Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Driver (215568) 5th (Reserve) Battery, Royal Field Artillery
Enlisted 17.03.1917.
Discharged no longer fit 13.08.1918 (Sailsbury). Served in Britain (1917 and 1918) and France (1917-18)

Douglas Bernard Priestley (1897 – 1917)
Lance Corporal (20111) 8th (Reserve) Battalion,
Northamptonshire Regiment
Second Lieutenant, 2/5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers (C Coy)
Enlisted 05.07.1915.
Commissioned 07.07.1916. Killed in Action (Passchendale) 31.07.1917. Served in Britain (1915-17) and France (1917)

Donald Brunyate Renton (1892 – 1918)
Private (39119) Depot, West Yorkshire Regiment
Private (270905) 520th Employment Company, Labour Corps
Enlisted 05.02.1917 (Ripon). Discharged no longer physically fit 11.10.1917. Served in Britain.

William Lancelot  Robson
Private (M2/175428) 228th Motor Transport Company, Army Service Corps
Served overseas

George Arthur Schofield JP (1868 – 1932)
Captain, 9th (Service) Battalion, Duke of
Wellington’s Own (West Riding Regiment)
Commissioned
12.09.1914. Discharged 16.11.1919. Served in Britain (1914-19)

George Henry Ward (1882 – 1918)
Private (33733) West Yorkshire Regiment
Private (13678) Labour Corps
Died 11.02.1918 (France). Served in France

Herbert Headley Wilson (1895)
Private (S/4/128048) 344th Depot Unit of Supply,
Army Service Corps
Acting Corporal (S/4/128048) 346th Depot Unit of
Supply, Army Service Corps
Acting Corporal (S/4/128048) 8th Lines of
Communication Company, Army Service Corps
Acting Corporal (S/4/128048) 29th Lines of
Communication Company, Army Service Corps
Corporal (S/4/128048) 30th Lines of Communication
Company, Army Service Corps
Corporal (S/4/128048) 32nd Lines of Communication
Company, Army Service Corps
Corporal (S/4/128048) 9th Lines of Communication
Company, Army Service Corps
Acting Sergeant (S/4/128048) 5th Lines of
Communication Company, Army Service Corps
Enlisted 27.08.1915
(Leeds). Discharged 14.09.1919 (Ripon). Served in Britain (1915-16 and 1919),
France (1916-17 and 1918-19) and Italy (1917-18)

John Stanley Wilson (1898 – 1918)
Acting Corporal (37470) 1st Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in Action 14.07.1918 (France). Served in France.

Before Christmas we will be publishing a memory of the Christmas Truce which took place one year in the Great War 

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