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Remembering today with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Private Thomas, Tilstone Beaumont, 15/1338,

Born 24/07/1898,

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment,

Company: “B”, 6 Platoon, 10 Section,

Also served with: 35th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (114492),

Killed: 27 March 1918,

Memorial :Panels 90 to 93 at Poziers Memorial, France,

Aged: 19

Remembered in our hearts, rest well Great Uncle Thomas

Also Remembering

Killerby, James, Frederick,

Corporal, 15/551,

Born: 1897, ,

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Died: 27 March 1918,

Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL,

Aged 21

Paley, Lawrence,

Private, 15/237,

Born: 1898, in Alwoodly, Leeds,

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment,

Died: 27 March 1918, ,

Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL,

Aged: 20

Sheppard, Robert, Wickham,

Corporal, 15/1096, ,

Born: Thorner-Yorks,

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Military Medal Winner

Died: 27 March 1918

Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Sutton, Herbert,

Lance-Corporal, 15/1499

Born: Wooley Edge-Wakefield [Yorks],

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Died: 27 March 1918

Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL,

Sleep well Lads, Sleep well.

Andy

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Pte Thomas Tilestone Beaumont and his Comrades of the 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. KIA 27th March 1918. Rest In Peace lads.

Remembered With Honour.

Terry W.

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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 will remember them.

We Will Remember Them....

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Remembering today 28th March, with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

McCullagh, Frank,

Corporal, 15/628,

Born: 1895, Leeds,

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Also served with: 21st Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own),

Died: 28 March 1918,

Memorial: MINDEL TRENCH BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. LAURENT-BLANGY,

Aged: 23

Milne, Douglas Thwaite,

Private / Captain, 15/648,

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment, ,

Also served with: the 4th Bn. attd. 7th Bn. Cameron Highlanders,

Died: 28 March 1918,

Memorial: Bay 9. Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL,

Aged: 22

Tapp, George Norman,

2nd Lieutenant

Born: 1888,

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment, ,

Also served with: 2nd Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry,

Died: 28 March 1916

Memorial: St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, France

Aged: 28

Townsin, Alfred,

Private, 15/1850,

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment,

Also Served with: 2nd/4th Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment (38318),

Died: 28 March 1918,

Memorial: Bay 8. Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL,

McNeil, William Clifford,

Private, 15/632, ,

Born: Cudworth, Barnsley Yorkshire,

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment,

Company: “A”

Also served with: Royal Flying Corps,

Died: 28 March 1918,

Sleep well Lads, We will remember you.

Andy

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2nd Lt George Norman Tapp

Died of Wounds after a day and half at the frontline.

Lived Springfield Hall Hightown,Liversedge West Yorkshire.

Remembered on the Cleckheaton War Memorial and Bradford Grammar School Roll of Honour.

Sleep well

Ady

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Cpl Frank McCullagh and his Comrades in Arms 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. KIA 28th March 1918.

Rest In Peace Lads.

Remembered With Honour.

Terry W.

Cpl Frank McCullagh and his Comrades in Arms 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. KIA 28th March 1918.

Rest In Peace Lads.

Remembered With Honour.

Terry W.

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Remembering Captain Cyril Edwin Arnold Long, age 23, of High Wycombe, Bucks.

Buried, Douchy-Les-Ayette British Cemetery.

Chris.

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Remembering with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

30th March

Frank Bygott Corporal 15/74

Born:1895 in Barton-on-Humber

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Died: 30 March 1916

Memorial: AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 28.

Lived in: Barton-on-Humber

Parents: James and Mary Bygott

Aged: 21

31st March

Frank Hanlon Private 15/425

Born: 1891 in Burley, Leeds

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Died: 31 March 1918

Memorial: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ Grave/Memorial Reference: XX. E. 14.

Lived: 19, Brudenell Rd., Hyde Park, Leeds

Parents: James and Annie Hanlon

Aged: 27

1st April

Harold Sutcliffe Private 15/866

Born:1899

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment "D" Coy.

Also Served with: 16th Bn Highland Light Infantry

Died: 01 April 1918

Memorial: BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY Grave/Memorial Reference: XIV. C. 10.

Lived: 6, Lodge Lane, Beeston Hill, Leeds

Parents: John and Annie Sutcliffe

Aged: 19

My Sincere Apologies for not posting these on the correct day.

Sleep well Lads

Regards

Andy

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Remembering with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

22nd April

Private Norman Gibson 15/1311

Born: 1897

D Company, The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Awarded: Croix De Guerre

Died: 22 April 1918

Commemorated: Le Grand Hasard cemetery, Morbecque, France

His award of the French Croix De Guerre, was the only one awarded to a Private in the whole of the battalion, details of this unique award were published in the London Gazette on the 30th of April 1918, 8 days after his death. 21

We shall remember

Andy

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Andy.

May they rest in peace for all Eternity, for surely they earned it and gave their lives that we may live in freedom.

Terry W.

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Remembering with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

24th April

Private / 2nd Lieutenant Percy Thornton 15/895

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Served in: Egypt and France

Transferred into: 59th Sqdn. R.F.C. [R.A.F.]

Died: 24 April 1918

Memorial: DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No.2

Son of Fred and Rosa Ellen Thornton

Aged 24

Sleep well, We will remember you.

Andy

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Remembering with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

25th April

Lance Corporal William Lamb 15/1364

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Also served with: 1st/5th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

Died 25 April 1918

Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

We will remember

Andy

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Remembering with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

27th April

George Stanley Fairburn-Hart

Corporal

15/317

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

“A” Company 6 Section, 2nd Platoon

Died: 27 April 1916

Buried: BEAUVAL COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Loving son of William and Florence Fairburn-Hart

We will remember

Andy

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Remembering with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

28th April

Private Harold Beard 15/91

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Died: 28 April 1916

Buried: SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS

Private Horace Alfred Dyson 15/1092

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment 6 Platoon 10 Section “B” Company

Also served with: 10th Bn. York and Lancaster Regiment 38300

Died: 28 April 1917

Buried: CHILI TRENCH CEMETERY, GAVRELLE

Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Dyson

Aged: 21

Private Alan Maynard Power 15/732

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Died: 28 April 1916

Buried: SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS

Son of Horace and Annie Power

Aged: 24

Lance Corporal Jack Thompson 15/888

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Also served with: 27th (Tyneside Irish) Bn. And the Northumberland Fusiliers

Died: 28 April 1917

Buried: AGNY MILITARY CEMETERY

Son of Charles and Alice Thompson

Aged: 26

Sleep well lads, you will be Remembered With Honour

Andy

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Remembering with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

29th April

Sergeant William Hope Macanlay [Macaulay] 15/608

Born: 1885

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Died: 29 April 1917

Aged: 32

Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Parents: Alexander and Eliza Macaulay

30th April

Lieutenant James Kenneth Wardle

Born: 1890

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment 6 Section, 2 Platoon “A” Company

Died: 30 April 1916

Aged: 26

Memorial: BEAUVAL COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Parents: James and Emily Wardle

We will remember

Andy

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Remembering with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

1st May

Joshua Harold Shaw 15/1231

Private / 2nd Lieutenant

Born:1887 in Shelf, Halifax

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

Commissioned in to the 1st Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment

Died: 1 May 1918

Aged: 31

Buried: ESQUELBECQ MILITARY CEMETERY

Parents: Thomas Whitley Shaw and Mary Shaw

We will remember

Andy

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Never forgotten.

Remembered with honour and respect.

susan

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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 will remember them.

We Will Remember Them....

Amen to that

Shirley

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Remembering with Pride and Honour the Lads from The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment

2nd May

Harry Butler 15/1401

Private

Born: 1895 in Stanningley, Leeds

Enlisted: Colsterdale

The 15th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment “C” Company

Died: 2nd May 1917

Aged: 22

Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Harry’s parents were, Joseph and Florence H. Butler

Sleep well, We Shall Remember

Andy

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