Stannington Roll Of Honour - 1914-20

To the glory of God and in ever loving memory of the following men of this parish

who gave their lives in the great war 1914-1919. See to it that none of these shall have

died in vain.

Barton, Joseph William. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 8th Bn. Private. Service No. 3/2424. Remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. 01-Oct 1916. Killed in action. On the 1st October the 8th KOYLI were in trenches at Martinpuich. They attacked two lines of trenches known as O.G.1 and O.G.2 in front of the village of Le Sars. Both objectives were gained and held. The casualties amounted to Officers, 1 killed, 2 missing and 8 wounded. Other ranks, 248 killed, wounded & missing. Born in Walkley, Sheffield in 1895. enlisted in Sheffield. Son of Joseph and Mary Barton. He had two brothers, John and Robert. He had a younger sister, Edith.  He was approx. 21 when he was killed. Joseph's name is on the Thiepval Memorial which bears the names of more than 73,000 men who at one time had been listed as missing and have no known grave.
Beard, Benjamin. Lincolnshire Regiment 10th Bn. Private. Service No. 41281. Aged 19. Hargicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France. 27-Aug 1917. Born in Stannington, 1898. Son of Benjamin & Lydia (Nee Green) Beard of Hann Moor, Stannington. His parents married in 1879. His father was a pen knife cutler. The entire family were born in Stannington. He enlisted in Sheffield. Benjamin had two elder sisters, Ada and Winifred. He had two Elder Brothers Willie and Ernest. Known as the Grimsby Chums, The 10th Lincolnshire's attacked Ruby Farm on the 26th August 1917, the attack continued into the next day. Their casualties were 53 killed, 158 wounded and 13 missing. Benjamin was previously a member of the 13th training Reserve battalion and he trained at Brocton Military Camp, Staffordshire. his service number was 9396.
Beard, Joseph. West Yorkshire Regiment 16th Bn Private. Service No. 11981. Aged 21. Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas De Calais, France. 10-Nov 1916. Born in Bradfield. Son of Robert & Sarah Ann (Nee Wagstaffe) Beard, Storrs, Stannington. His parents were married in 1895. The 1901 census records Robert was an underground clay miner. Joseph had a younger brother Tom. He also had two elder step brothers, Charles and Harold Wagstaffe. Sarah Ann (Nee Wragg) married John Wagstaffe in 1886. The 1891 census records John a fire clay miner and Sarah Ann at Storrs. Charles is aged 3. John Wagstaffe died in 1892, aged 29. Joseph died of Wounds in hospital. Boulogne and Wimereux formed one of the chief hospital areas.
Betts, Charles Cecil. Durham Light Infantry 15th Bn. Private. Service No. 82774. Aged 18. Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, Nord, France. 09-Sep 1918. Born in Ecclesfield. Son of Charles & Emily Betts (Nee Lawson) of 61 Low Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield. His parents got married in 1899. The 1901 census shows Charles Cecil, aged 1. His father, Charles, aged 27 is listed as a General Labourer, Born at Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. His mother Emily is aged 30, born at Wadsley. He has a younger sister Ida, aged 5 months. He would have lied about his age because you weren't allowed to serve overseas until you were 19. He enlisted in Sheffield on the 29th September 1916.
Binks, Harold. York & Lancaster Regiment 2nd/4th Bn. Lance Corporal. Service No. 201207. Aged 21. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. 03-May 1917. Son of Cornelius & Hannah Binks, 8 Carlby Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield. Enlisted in Sheffield. Harolds Father, is listed as a paper maker, aged 26, unmarried and a lodger at Hann Moor in the 1881 census. The 1917 Whites trade directory of Sheffield lists Cornelius as a Carter. Harold had an elder brother Reggie, who also served in the Great War, with the 75th Canadian Regiment. This suggests Reggie emigrated to Canada. Reggie was held as a prisoner of war in Germany. Harold also had a younger brother, Alfred. The Arras Memorial bears the names of 35,000 men whose graves are not known.
Buxton, Herbert Henry. York & Lancaster Regiment 1st/4th Bn. Private. Service No. 203391. Pont-Du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Nord, France. 02-May 1917. Born 1888, in Eyam, Derbyshire. Enlisted in Sheffield. 1st/4th history says that on the 2nd May 1917, the regiment were resting at Pont Du Hem, when a barn took a direct hit from an 8 inch shell which killed 12 and wounded 16. There were no other casualties that day, so Herbert Buxton was almost certainly killed in this incident. Lance Corporal Henry Ibbotson from Oughtibridge was also killed in this incident. A.K.A. Harry, Herbert's name also appears on the Eyam War Memorial. More
Case, James William. York & Lancaster Regiment 1st/5th Bn. Lance Sergeant. Service No. 200582. Remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 16-Apr 1918. Born 1893. Eldest son of James William and Clara Congreave (Nee Marshall) Case. His parents married in Sheffield, 1892. James was killed in action after serving 2 1/2 years service. He had previously been gassed and wounded. He was married to Doris A (Nee Barkby) Case, they married in 1916 and lived at 57 City Road. Enlisted in Sheffield, September 1914. The Tyne Cot Memoral bears the names of almost 35,000 officers and men whose graves are not known.
Coldwell, Frederick Bancroft. Coldstream Guards 3rd Bn. Private. Service No. 13544. Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, France. 15-Nov 1916. Son of George & Emma (Nee Bancroft) Coldwell. Fred was Born in 1895, so he was approx. 22 when he died. Fred was born in Stannington. Enlisted in Sheffield. His parents didn't marry until 1896 - Fred was registered at birth in 1895 as Fred Coldwell Bancroft. His father was born in Hillsborough & was a sheep shear grinder. His mother was born in Stannington.
Crookes, Alfred. Duke Of Cornwalls Light Infantry 6th Bn. Private. Service No. 19615. Bedford House Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 23-Sep 1915. Born in Pitsmoor, Sheffield. Enlisted in Sheffield whilst living in Walkley.
Crowder, Ernest. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 5th Bn Private. Service No. 53566. Age 20. Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, Nord, France. 04-Nov 1918. Born in Sheffield, 1898. Son of James & Sarah Jane (nee Knowles) Crowder, 37 Stannington Road, Malin Bridge. Enlisted in Sheffield. His father was an Edge Tool Hardener. In the 1917 Whites trade directory for Sheffield, his father is a Manager. Ernest fell just seven days before the end of the war.
Earnshaw, George Godfrey. Machine Gun Corps (Inf) 34th Bn. Private. Service No. 131428. Age 20. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. 25-Oct 1918. Born 1898, in Stannington, Sheffield. Son Of George Henry and Florence (Nee Fisher) Earnshaw. His parents married in 1897. George Godfrey's father died shortly after in 1919, aged 49. Florence remarried many years later to John Brocklehurst. They lived at Nook Lane, Stannington. George Godfrey Enlisted in Sheffield.
Eyre, Charles. Royal Horse Artillery 2nd/1st (berks) Bde Gunner. Service No. 240300. Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-Les-Mofflaines, Pas De Calais, France 11-Mar 1918. Born & enlisted in Sheffield. Killed in action. The 1891 Census shows a Charles Eyre aged 3 living at Beeton Rod Farm. Son of George Alfred & Ellen Eyre. His Parents married in 1879. There were 5 sons & a daughter
Fletcher, Charles. Duke Of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 3rd Bn Private. Service No. 15808. Aged 23. Underbank, Stannington, Sheffield, England. 26-Jul 1915. Son of Sarah Christiana Fletcher and the late William Fletcher of Deer Park, Stannington. The 1881 census lists them as living at the Sportsmans Inn. The 1891 census records his father was a Scale Presser at Deer Park. Charles was the youngest of eight children. He had four brothers and three sisters. Because of the cemetery location he possibly died of wounds or illness. Born and enlisted in Sheffield, whilst living in Stannington.
Froggatt, Edwin. West Yorkshire Regiment 1st/8th Bn Rifleman. Service No. 307768. Age 21. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas De Calais, France. 27-Sep 1918. Born in Stannington 1897. Son of William and Mary E. Froggatt of Liberty Hill, Stannington. Edwin was killed in action after two years service. The Vis-en-Artois Memorial bears the names of over 9,000 men who fell in the period from 8 August 1918 to the date of the Armistice in the Advance to Victory, who have no known grave.
Gillott, William Ewart. Essex Regiment 7th Bn. Private. Service No. 36621. Aged 19. Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. 02-Nov 1917. Born in Stannington, in the District of Wortley, 1898. Son of William and Elizabeth (Nee Beard) Gillott, Rivelin Glen, Malin Bridge. His parents married in 1883. The 1891 shows the family at Knowle Top, Stannington. William's father was a Razor Grinder. The 1901 census shows William aged 3. He has a younger brother, Walter, aged 1. William has at least 5 elder sisters, Theresa, 17, Amelia, 13, Alice, 12, Ann, 9 and Ruth 4. The 1891 census also lists Emmeline, who would be 15 in 1901. The entire family were born in Stannington. He enlisted in Sheffield. The Jerusalem Memorial bears the names of 3300 men who died during operations in Egypt and Palestine, who have no known grave.
Goodison, George Henry. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 5th Bn. Private. Service No. 52470. Vaulx Hill Cemetery, Pas De Calais, France. 02-Sep 1918. In the 1901 Census there is a 2 year old George Goodison, who was born in Stannington. Born in Stannington, Enlisted in Sheffield.
Goodison, Sydney. York & Lancaster Regiment 1st/4th Bn. Private. Service No. 203408. Age 24. Potijze chateau lawn Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.. 18-Oct 1917. Born in Stannington, 1894. Husband of Margaret Goodison, Little Matlock, Stannington. Son of Joseph & Emma (Nee Stringer) Goodison. The 1901 Census lists his father, aged 59, a Pocket Knife Grinder. His mother, Emma is aged 42, Born in Wadsley. They married in 1881. 1st/4th history says that on the 18th Oct 1917, the regiment was about to go up to the front line, when two enemy aircraft attacked with bombs. Fifty men were killed. There were no other casualties that day, so Sydney Goodison was almost certainly killed in this incident.
Grayson, Ernest. York & Lancaster Regiment 2nd/4th Bn. Private. Service No. 202748. Aged 33. Marfaux British Cemetery, Marne, France. 20-Jul 1918 Son of Alfred & Laura Alice Grayson, Clod Hall, Stannington. His father was a stonemason Alfred married Laura (nee Shaw) in December 1884. Ernest enlisted in Sheffield. He died in the The Second Battle Of The Marne, which was fought 17th-20th July 1918. The 2nd/4th attacked the Commetreuil Château. 
Grayson, Ewart. West Yorkshire Regiment "B" Coy. 9th Bn. Private. Service No. 11977. Aged 24. Hill 10, Sulva Bay, Gallipoli, Turkey. 20-Nov 1915. Born 1891. Son of Alfred & Laura Alice Grayson, Clod Hall, Stannington. His father was a stonemason. Ewart lived at Uppergate, Stannington. He served in the 11th Division, 32nd Brigade. Born in and enlisted Sheffield.
Greaves, Maurice. West Riding Div. Field Coy. Royal Engineers 1st Driver. Service No. 936 Cairo, Egypt 09-Dec 1915. Born in Hillsborough on the 4th March, 1884. He enlisted in Sheffield. The 1901 census records, Maurice aged 17, a Mechanical Engineers Labourer, living with his family at 321 Holme Lane, Hillsborough, Sheffield. His father, William is aged 54, a caretaker of works, who was born in Stannington. Maurice's mother, Mary is aged 52, born in Sheffield. He had an elder brother, Frank, who was a sheep sheer blader. He also had a younger brother and sister, Allan and Bena. Maurice married Sarah Jane (nee Wood) in 1907 and they had a daughter, Mary. Maurice, aged 31, died of Dysentry whilst serving in the Gallipoli campaign. Maurice Greaves was an employee of Cammell Laird & Co. Ltd. He is remembered on their roll of honour, which is on display at Kelham Island museum, Sheffield.
Green, Benjamin. York & Lancaster Regiment 8th Bn Private. Service No. 21871. Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuile, Somme, France. 01-Jul 1916. Son of Mary Elizabeth (Nee Green) and William Henry Thompson who married in Wortley, 1895. Born in Stannington, March 1893, Killed in action on the first day of the Somme. Enlisted in Sheffield. Benjamin was in the 23rd divisions attack on Ovillers. They attacked with the 8th KOYLI. They took the 1st German line & entered the 2nd, but were forced to withdraw. They suffered 635 Casualties.
Hallam, John Arthur. Manchester Regiment 2nd Bn. Private. Service No. 3512947. Aged 22 Basra, Iraq 24-Jul 1920. Son of Thomas and Mary Hallam, 188 Stannington Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield.
Hammond, Frederick. Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Scottish) 23rd Bn. Private. Service No. 37982. Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainault, Belgium. 11-Feb 1917. Born in Hollow Meadows June 1894, in the parish of Bradfield. Son of Frederick and Rhoda Hammond. Frederick had two elder brothers, Henry and Arthur. He had two sisters, Margaret E. and Rhoda M. His father was a farmer. His mother was born in Whitwell, Derbyshire. Frederick enlisted in Sheffield. He was approx. 21 when he was killed in action. The Ploegsteert Memorial stands in Berks Cemetery Extension, it commemorates more than 11,000 men who died in the during the First World War and have no known grave. Frederick's name is also listed on a war memorial in Hollow Meadows Methodist Chapel.
Hardman, George, Lawrence. Worcestershire Regiment 10th Bn. Private. Service No. 42337. Aged 19. Soissons, Aisne, France 18-Jun 1918. Died of wounds. Son of Joel and Edith Alice (nee Cooke) Hardman of 7 Carlby Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield. They got married in 1898. Grandson of George & Ann Hardman. Born and enlisted in Sheffield. George's father Joel is listed as a 'Forge Carter' in the 1901 census, aged 28. His mother, Edith is also 28. The 1917 Whites trade directory for Sheffield lists his father as a Labourer. The Soissons Memorial bears the names of almost 4,000 men who died during the battles of the Aisne and the Marne, who have no known grave.
Hickinson, Alfred. Northumberland Fusilliers 8th Bn. Private. Service No. 16775. Aged 30. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. 12-Oct 1915. Born 1885. Son of Joseph and Maria (Nee Furness) Hickinson, Town end, Fowd, Stannington, Sheffield. His parents married in the District of Wortley, 1887. The 1911 census lists his father as a 47 old Spring Knife Cutler who worked at the Alpha Works in Stannington. Alfred was also a Spring Knife Cutler. He served in the 11th Division, 34th Brigade. Born and enlisted in Sheffield. The Helles Memorial bears more than 21,000 names of men who died in the Gallipoli campaign and have no known grave.
Hinchliffe, Charles Wilfred. York & Lancaster Regiment 13th Bn. Private. Service No. 32048. Aged 31. Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. 30-Jun 1917. Son Of Charles & Ruth Hinchliffe, Rivelin House Farm, Sheffield. He was a labourer. Born in Sheffield, 1885. He enlisted in Sheffield, 11/12/1915. Killed in action.
Holmes, Hubert Godfrey. West Yorkshire Regiment 1st/7th Bn. Rifleman. Service No. 54025. Aged 18. Naves, Nord, France. 13-Oct 1918. Son of Mrs Lily Agnes Howson of 59 Herbert Street Ardwick, Manchester. Born and enlisted in Sheffield. He would have lied about his age because you weren't allowed to serve overseas until you were 19. He Joined in November 1917 and went to France in 1918. He was in action during the retreat & advance of 1918. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals. In the 1881 census, Huberts mother is listed as Lily A Holmes, aged 6, Greenside, Stannington. Hubert retained her maiden name, so he was probably born out of wedlock.
Housman, Arthur. H.M. S/M, Royal Navy. HMS E15 Able Seaman J/6914. Aged 23. Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England. 18-Apr 1915. Born in Sheffield, 9th March 1892, Son of Maria (nee Bamforth) & Sam Robins Housman, 64 Stannington Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield. The 1917 Whites trade directory for Sheffield lists his father, Sam as a Silver Chaser. Arthur's parents married in 1881. Arthur served on the submarine, HMS E15. It ran aground near Kephaz point. The turks fired on it and killed Arthur, his commander, Brodie and 5 other ratings. The rest of the crew surrendered. The stricken craft was later destroyed by the British to prevent it falling into the hands of the enemy. Portsmouth Naval Memorial commemorates 9,667 sailors of the First World War who have no known grave, the majority of deaths having occurred at sea.
Ibbotson, Alwyn. West Yorkshire Regiment 12th Bn. Lance Corporal.  Service No. 12491 Corbie Communal Cametery Extension, Somme, France. 19-Jul 1916. Alwyn of Hill Top, Stannington, died of wounds. Prior to the war he was a member of the Sheffield United Harriers. Corbie, was a medical centre approx. 20 kilometres behind the front line. The extension that Alwyn is in, was filled with officers and men who died from wounds in the 1916 battle of the Somme. Alwyn Ibbotson does not appear on the war memorial, but does appear in a list of names inside Stannington Christ Church he was born, 1892 in the parish of Bradfield and enlisted in Sheffield. He would have been approx. 24 when he died.
Jones, Arthur. Royal Engineers 150th Field Coy. Company Sergeant Major. Service No. 52942. Aged 48. Esquelbecq Military Cemetery, Nord, France. 01-May 1918. Husband of Annie Jones, of 20 Malin Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield. Arthur was born in Leicester. Enlisted in Sheffield. The 1917 Whites trade directory for Sheffield shows he was a Bricklayer. Arthur was awarded the DCM (distinguished conduct medal) serving as 24870, 2nd Corporal, Royal Engineers in the Sudan 1898-1899. He was awarded the DCM on the 2nd September 1898, in the battle of Omdurman. When the first world war started he enlisted on the 26th September 1914.
Keen, Frederick. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 5th Bn. Private. Service No. 34413. Aged 20. St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France. 20-Nov 1918. Son Of Anne Keen, 47 Stannington Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield Born and enlisted in Sheffield. Frederick died of wounds.
Keen, William. Royal Garrison Artillery 31st Anti-Aircraft Coy. Gunner. Service No. 127395. Aged 24. City Road Cemetery, Sheffield, England. 26-Jun 1918. Died at home. Born and enlisted in Sheffield. William must have worked in the steelworks of Sheffield because his name appears on a memorial casting at the main gate of Sheffield Forgemasters. At the time of the war the company was called Vickers.
Kitching, Herbert. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Bn. Private. Service No. 20687. Aged 29. Ypres, Menin Gate, Belgium. 07-May 1915. Husband of Emma E. Kitching, 16 Wood Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield. They married in Sheffield, 1909. Son of Thomas & Eliza Kitching. Thomas was a Mill Wright. With Rivelin & Loxley valley full of water Mills, Thomas would be in demand. Born in Pitsmoor, Sheffield. In the 1901 Census 15 year old Herbert is listed as a Sheep Shear Maker. He has an elder brother, Arthur 17 and a younger sister, Ethel 9. The 2nd K.O.Y.L.I. was a regular battalion. Herbert enlisted in Sheffield. The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 men whose graves are not known. Herbert was killed at Hill 60, Ypres, Belgium.The hill was not a natural feature, it was made from the spoil removed during the construction of a nearby railway line.
Lawson, Harry. West Yorkshire Regiment 9th Bn. Private. Service No. 12053. Aged 19. Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey. 09-Aug 1915. Born in Stannington. Son of Benjamin & Sarah (nee Shaw) Lawson, Nook Lane, Stannington, Sheffield. His parents married in 1887. Harry enlisted in Sheffield and was killed in action. The Helles Memorial bears more than 21,000 names of men who died in the Gallipoli campaign and have no known grave.
Leach, Owen Timothy. Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Private. Service No. 48104. Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 08-May 1918. Born in 1898. Son of Timothy Owen and Lucy (Nee Ormerod) Leach. His parents married in 1892. His father was a labourer in the local brickyards. They lived at Rowell Bridge. Owen enlisted in Sheffield. He formerly served as 5/276266, 7th T. R. Batt. Owen was approx. 20 when he was killed in action.
Limbert, John Albert. West Yorkshire Regiment 21st Bn. Lance Sergeant. Service No. 21/1065. Age 24. Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 14-Oct 1917. Husband of Rhoda (Nee Cousins) Limbert, Damflask, Bradfield, Sheffield. They married in 1915. In 1901 John Albert Limbert, aged 7 was living with his family in Garforth, where he was born. John enlisted in Halifax and Died of wounds.
Makison, Frederick. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Bn. Private. Service No. 8818. Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. 31-Oct 1914. Fred Makison is listed as a 14 year old Silver Buffer when the 1901 Census was taken. Son of Joe and Sarah Makison. Fred was born at St Georges, Sheffield. He enlisted in Pontefract and was killed in action. The 2nd K.O.Y.L.I. was a regular battalion. Over 13,000 names are listed on the memorial of men who fell in the area before 25 September 1915 and who have no known grave.
Marsden, Arthur. Royal Engineers 106th Field Coy. Sapper. Service No. 103471. Beaurevoir British Cemetery, Aisne, France. 08-Oct 1918. Arthur was killed in action. 
Marsh, Thomas William. York & Lancaster Regiment 10th Bn. Private. Service No. 13765. Serre Road Cemetery No.1, Somme, France. 19-Nov 1916. Son of James and Ann Marsh. Thomas was born in Wadsley, he married Millicent Womack in 1903. Thomas a pocket knife grinder would have been approx 23. Millicent a domestic servant would have been approx. 20. The 1901 Census shows Thomas and his family living at Roscoe Cottages. He had three brothers Enos, James and Charles. He had four sisters, Louisa, Bertha, Emily and Lucy. Thomas enlisted 08/09/1914 in Sheffield and went to France on the 10th Sept 1915. He was killed in action aged approx. 36.
Morris, Allen. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 11th Bn. Lance Corporal.  Service No. 14154. 28-Jul 1916. Pozieres British Cemetery ,Ovillers La Boisselle, Somme, France. Son of Albert and Annis (nee Greaves) Morris. Allen was approx 25 years old when he was killed in action. His parents married in the district of Wortley, 1886. The 1891 Census shows the family living at Clod Hall, Stannington. Albert is a brick maker. Allen was born in Bradfield, 1891 and enlisted in Sheffield. His last address was Meredith Road, Hillsborough, Sheffield.
Mould, John William. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 5th Bn. Private. Service No. 242900. Age 37. Cabaret-Rouge, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France. 28-Mar 1918. Son of Joshua & Marie Mould. Husband of Emma Dodd (Formely Mould), 213 Stannington Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield John Mould was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, he was 20 when the 1901 census was taken and is listed as a House Painter in Sheffield. His Father Joshua was also a painter. John was killed in action.
Nell, Henry. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st Bn. Private. Service No. 21464. Age 20. Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. 30-Sep 1915. Son of Henry (Snr) & Lyzzetta Nell, 11 Carlby Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield. In the 1901 Census, Henry (Jnr) is aged 5, Born in Lincolns, Sheffield. His Father, aged 27 is listed as a Sheep Shear Grinder and his mother, Lyzzetta is aged 26. The Whites trade directory for Sheffield shows the family is still at the same address in 1917. The 1st K.O.Y.L.I. was a regular battalion. Henry's name also appears on a memorial tablet in Loxley Methodist Church. The Loos Memorial commemorates over 20,000 officers and men who have no known grave, who fell in the area. Henry was killed in action.
Nettleton, John William. York & Lancaster Regiment "D" Coy. 9th Bn. Private. Service No. 11821. Age 24. Ovillers, Somme, France. 01-Jul 1916. Adopted son of John & Ann E. Wright, Nethergate, Stannington. The 9th York and Lancs were a new army battalion of South Yorkshire miners. Born and enlisted at Aldershot, whilst living in Sheffield. John was in the 23rd divisions attack on Ovillers. They followed the attack of the 8th KOYLI and the 8th York & Lancasters. The war diary records out of 25 officers & 736 other ranks, just 180 returned..
Nichols, Harry. Durham Light Infantry 1st/9th Bn. Private. Service No. 77987. Ruyaulcourt Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. 12-Sep 1918. Born & enlisted in Sheffield.
Oates, Alfred. 1st Tunnelling Company, Canadian Engineers. Sergeant. Service No. 501002. Aged 32. Etaples, Pas de Calais, France. 21-Apr 1918. Born 15/02/1886. Son of Alfred and Ellen Oats (Nee Crookes) of 116 Myers Grove Lane, Stannington, who were married in 1867. Husband of Mary J. Oates, Dain Avenue Welland, Ontario, Canada. In the 1901 Census, fifteen year old Alfred is a file cutter, his father aged 54 is a Cutler & Spiral Cutler. His mother Ellen is aged 56. Alfred enlisted on the 9th Aug 1915 at Welland. He gave his trade as a miner. He was a member of the 44th militia regiment. He was 5ft 7ins with Brown hair. He gave his religion as Church of England. The regimental war diary states he died of wounds on the 16th April, which is different to the date given by the War graves commision and other records.
Pond, Henry G. H.M.S. Penarth, Royal Navy Petty Officer 201045. Age 35. Underbank, Stannington, Sheffield, England. 04-Feb 1919. Son of the Rev. W. J. Pond & Gertrude Pond (formerly Dodd), 5 Mill Street Whitchurch, Salop. Born at Saffron Waldren. H.M.S. Penarth was a Hunt class minesweeper of 800 tons. It hit a mine and was sunk clearing the North Sea minefields. 2 officers and 33 ratings died in the sinking. Two additional ratings later died of wounds.
Priestley, John Clifford. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Anson Bn. R.N. Div Able Seaman R/2878. Aged 29. Solferino Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. 29-Nov 1917. Son of John and Sarah Priestley (Nee Goodison), who married in 1886. Husband of Edith Priestley of 1 Council Houses, Grindleford. He enlisted in Bakewell on the 30th November 1915. John was killed when Murat camp was targetted by enemy artillery. A shell fell in the middle of the camp, wounding 4, killing John and Charles parker, service no. R/1741. J C Priestley does not appear on the war memorial, but does appear in a list of names inside Stannington Christ Church. The 1891 Census shows the Priestley's at Load Brook Cottage. John Clifford is aged 2. His Father, John, aged 24 is a farm labourer, born in Hathersage, Derbyshire. his mother, Sarah is aged 23. The 1901 Census lists his father as a 'Horseman on farm'. John Clifford is 12 and has a brother, Leonard aged 7.
Revitt, Harry. Royal Field Artillery 227th Bde Driver. Service No. 219650. Aged 28. Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Chennai, India. 21-Oct 1918. Son of George & Bertha Revitt, Pond House, Stannington, Sheffield. Harry is buried at Trimulgherry Cantonment Cemetery, but his name is remembered on the Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, along with over 1,000 other servicemen. 
Revitt, Matthew. West Yorkshire Regiment.9th Bn. Private. Service No. 12287. Age 29. 18-Sep 1916. Puchevillers British Cemetery, Somme, France. Son of George & Bertha Revitt, Pond House, Stannington, Sheffield. Puchevillers was the site of casualty clearing stations from June 1916. Matthew was a casualty of the Somme Offensive.
Sanderson, Alfred. Coldstream Guards 1st Coy, 1st Bn. Lance Corporal. Service No. 15930. Aged 31. Bleuet Farm, Ypres, Belgium. 25-Jun 1917. Son of Albert and Elizabeth Sanderson. Husband of Harriet Sanderson of Greenside, Stannington, Sheffield. Born at Stannington. Enlisted in Sheffield. Bleuet Farm was a dressing station during the 3rd Ypres 1917 Allied offensive. The cemetery began in a corner of the farm and was in use from June to December 1917.
Simpson, Clifford Elijah. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 8th Bn. Private. Service No. 3/1455. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. 01-Jul 1916. Son of Henry and Sarah Ann Simpson. Born in Hillsborough and enlisted in Sheffield. Killed in action. He is also remembered on a family grave in Wadsley Church Grave Yard with his brother, Issac. The inscription reads, "They sleep not in their native land, but in a hero's grave they lie". The 8th KOYLI were at Ovillers on the 1st July 1916 (First day of the Somme) and they suffered 539 casualties. Clifford was in the 23rd divisions attack on Ovillers. They attacked with the 8th York & Lancaster Regiment . They took the 1st German line & entered the 2nd, but were forced to withdraw. Clifford's name is on the Thiepval Memorial which bears the names of more than 73,000 men who at one time had been listed as missing and have no known grave. 
Simpson, Issac. Coldstream Guards 2nd Bn. Private. Service No. 6797. Essex Farm Cemetery, Boesinghe, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres, Belgium. 31-Mar 1916. Essex Farm was used as a dressing station cemetery from 1915 to 1917. It was in this cemetery that Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae wrote the poem 'In Flanders Fields'. Issac was born 1897, There is an Issac Simpson listed in the 1881 Census at Woodland View, aged 2, son of Harry and Sarah Ann Simpson. His father was a steel forger. In the 1901 census there is a 21 year old Issac, an iron forger. He is also remembered on a family grave in Wadsley Church Grave Yard with his brother, Clifford. The inscription reads, "They sleep not in their native land, but in a hero's grave they lie".
Smalley, Edgar. West Yorkshire Regiment 10th Bn. Private. Service No. 59963. Aged 19. Englefontaine British Cemetery, Nord, France. 04-Nov 1918. Born in Stannington, 1899. Son of George & Julia Smalley, Townend, Stannington, Sheffield. George Smalley married Julia Shepherd in 1886. Edgar was born in 1899 at Stannington. The 1901 census lists his father, George Smalley aged 41, born in Ughill, Bradfield, a navvy in a gannister quarry. Julia was 38 and born in Loxley, Sheffield. Edgar has 2 Elder brothers. Frederick, aged 20, born in Loxley, a Brickyard Carter and Tom, aged 14, born in Worrall, a Farm Labourer. He had a sister, Dinah, aged 9, born in Worrall.
Smith, Fred
Sorsby, Albert. York & Lancaster Regiment 10th Bn. Private. Service No. 13663. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. 21-Apr 1917. Born in St John's Park, Sheffield. Son of William and Emily Sorsby of 49 Low Road, Malin Bridge, Sheffield. Albert enlisted in Sheffield on the 4th September 1914. He was a Brass Caster. He went to France on the 27th August 1915, but he returned to England in 1916 to recover from a gun shot wound to his right arm. Albert was initially reported missing, later assumed dead. The Arras Memorial bears the names of 35,000 men whose graves are not known.
Steane, Herbert Henry. Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 8th Bn. Private. Service No. 1274. Aged 21. Berks Cemetery Extension, Ploegsteert, Belgium. 29-Jun 1916. Herbert was an Orchardist from Riverside, Horsham. Son of Charles Steane and Sarah Ann Coggins, (formerly Steane), of Fairbarn Road, Stannington, Sheffield. Born at Warrington, England. Died of Wounds received in action. Enlisted 5th October 1914 at Horsham, Victoria, Australia. (AKA Harry Steane). He embarked from Melbourne on the Troopship A46 "Clan Macgillivray", 2nd February 1915. Herbert was wounded in the shoulder and buttock at Galipolli. 17/05/1915. He was sent to England to recover at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley on the 'Euripedes'. Herbert rejoined his battalion on the 11th March 1916. He was awarded the 1914-15 because he served 5th August 1914 and 31st December 1915. He also received the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Stephenson, Francis. York & Lancaster Regiment 1/5th Bn. Private. Service No. 241970. Aged 40. Tyne Cot, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 16-Apr 1918. Son of Thomas Stephenson of Haywood Gate House, Askern, Doncaster. Enlisted in Sheffield. The Tyne Cot Memoral bears the names of almost 35,000 officers and men whose graves are not known.
Taylor, Charles. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 10th Bn. Lance Corporal. Service No. 18025. Ypres, Menin Gate, Memorial, Belgium. 02-Mar 1916. Charles was killed when the 17th Division recaptured 'The Bluff' a narrow ridge on the banks of the Ypres Canal. The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 men whose graves are not known.
Taylor, Ernest Edward. West Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Bn. Private. Service No. 12592. Aged 22. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. 07-Mar 1917. Son of Ernest & Mary Taylor, 2 Colly Place, Fairbarn Road, Stannington, Sheffield. In 1917, his father was listed as a labourer in the 1917 Whites trade directory for Sheffield. Ernest was born in Stannington and enlisted in Sheffield. Ernest's name is on the Thiepval Memorial which bears the names of more than 73,000 men who at one time had been listed as missing and have no known grave.
Thorpe, Frank. North Staffordshire Regiment 8th Bn. Private. Service No. 14886. Aged 23. Merville Communal Cemetry, Nord, France. 21-Aug 1915. Son of William & Ellen (nee Ibbotson) Thorpe. William was a cutler of Hann Moor, Stannington, Sheffield Born 17th August 1892. A memorial in Underbank Chapel says he died of wounds received at the battle of Ypres. Frank was a musician and composer of the hymn 'Spout Cottage'. Enlisted in Beighton, whilst living in Stannington. Frank was actually the first man in the 8th Bn. to die since they landed in France. The war diary suggests that Frank was wounded during a Minenwefer bombardment
Thorpe, Harry. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 5th Bn. Private. Service No. 24628. Aged 28. Bouilly Cross Roads, Marne, France. 20-Jul 1918. Son of William & Ellen (nee Ibbotson) Thorpe. William was a cutler 0f Hann Moor, Stannington, Sheffield Born 23rd April 1890. A memorial in Underbank Chapel says he was killed in action. Probably fell in the Battle of the Marne, which started on the 18th Jul 1918
Twigg, Alfred. Coldstream Guards 2nd Bn. Private. Service No. 16523. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. 14-Sep 1916. Son of Alfred & Mary Twigg of Upperlaithe Farm, Hollow Meadows, Bradfield. Born in Stannington, 1896. Alfred was approx. 20 when he was killed. The Thiepval Memorial bears the names of more than 73,000 men who at one time had been listed as missing and have no known grave.
Vickers, Arnold. Leicestershire Regiment 7th Bn. Private. Service No. 41981. Aged 19. Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France. 27-May 1918. Son of Walter & Mary A. Vickers, Fairbarn Road, Stannington, Sheffield. Walter was a Scale presser. The 1891 Census records they lived at Han Moor, Stannington Arnold was Born in Sheffield, 1899. Enlisted in Sheffield. The Soissons Memorial bears the names of almost 4,000 men who died during the Battles of the Aisne and the Marne in 1918 and who have no known grave.
Vickers, Ernest. Durham Light Infantry 13th Bn Private. Service No. 245254. Aged 20. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 10-Jul 1917. Son of Walter & Mary A. Vickers, Fairbarn Road, Stannington, Sheffield. Walter was a Scale presser. The 1891 Census records they lived at Han Moor, Stannington. Ernest enlisted, aged 19 in Pontefract on the 10th October 1916, his occupation was a Packer. He went to France on the 16th June 1917. He originally served with the 5th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers, he transferred to the Durham Light Infantry on the 1st July 1917. The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 men whose graves are not known.
Vickers, Herbert. Royal Army Medical Corps 33rd Coy. Private. Service No. 32889. Aged 29. Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. 27-Nov 1918. Son of Walter & Mary A. Vickers, Fairbarn Road, Stannington, Sheffield. Walter was a Scale presser. The 1891 Census records they lived at Han Moor, Stannington
Walker, Arthur. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 1st Bn. Lance Corporal. Service No. 13399. Aged 22. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 08-May 1915. Son of John & Mary E. Walker, Rowell Bridge, Sheffield. On the 4th June 1915, The Sheffield Daily Independent reported he had been killed in action at Ypres. It also said, He was one of several members of Loxley Wesleyan bible class who had joined up together and he was regarded as the chaplain of the group. Arthur's name also appears on a memorial tablet in Loxley Methodist Church. The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 men whose graves are not known. 
Walker, Bernard. York & Lancaster Regiment 13th Bn. Private. Service No. 27243. Aged 20. Mont Huon, Le Treport, France. 06-Dec 1916. Son of John & Mary E. Walker, Rowell Bridge, Sheffield. Born June 1896 at Adwick-on-Dearne. Enlisted at Mexborough 12th December 1915. Bernard went to France on the 29th August 1916. Le Treport was a hospital centre. Bernard died of gunshot wounds to the head, leg and arm received on the 10th November 1916. He died in the no. 16 General Hospital at Le Treport. Bernard's name also appears on a memorial tablet in Loxley Methodist Church. The 13th Bn. Were the 1st Barnsley battalion, often called the Barnsley Pals.
Wingfield, Arthur. York & Lancaster Regiment. 6th Bn. Service No. 26840. Son of Ernest and Mary Jane (Nee Howe) Wingfield of Hill Top Farm, Dungworth, near Sheffield. They married in 1888. They also had two daughters, Edith and Mary Ethel. Arthur enlisted on 2nd February 1916. He was discharged from the forces after a period in Bradford War Hospital recovering from gun shot wounds to his arm and shoulder. He also suffered appendicitis. Arthur died at home after discharge, aged 28.
Wood, John Albert. Durham Light Infantry. 1/7th Bn. Private. Service No. 376509. Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainault, Belgium. 13-Apr 1918. John enlisted in Sheffield. The Ploegsteert Memorial stands in Berks Cemetery Extension, it commemorates more than 11,000 men who died in the during the First World War and have no known grave.
Yates, Arthur. York & Lancaster Regiment 2/5th Bn. Private. Service No. 241898. Metz-En-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension, Pas de Calais, France. 20-Nov 1917. Born & Enlisted in Rotherham, Died of Wounds

Remembered in the Wesleyan Chapel, Stannington

Burkinshaw, Herbert. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 9th Bn. Private. Service No. 30847. Aged 28. Cojeul British Cemetry. St Martin-Sur-Cojeul, Pas de calais, France. 9th April 1917. Husband of Harriet (Nee Horsfield) Burkinshaw. Father of Winifred. 22 Thoresby Road, Sheffield. They married in Sheffield, 1915. Killed on the first day of the 'Battle of Arras', Easter Monday.
Mallinson, Frank. Canadian Infantry, Alberta Regiment 10th Bn. Private. Service No. 426239. Age 25. Albert Communal, Somme, France. 11-Sep 1916. Born 19th June 1891. Son Of Charles and Mary Ellen (nee Wright) Mallinson of 35 Vere Road, Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield, Born in Stannington. Formerly a teacher at Oughtibridge Council School before he emigrated to Canada. His parents married in 1888. Frank signed up on 2nd January 1915. He gave his trade as 'Teaching School'. His sign up papers say he was 5ft 9ins with dark brown hair. It also says he had previously done 3yrs service with the Royal Engineers Territorial's. He gave his religion as Church of England. Frank died of wounds received from an exploding bomb. The Mallinson brothers are also remembered on the Wadsley Bridge Wheel Cross War Memorial on Penistone Road North.
Mallinson, James. Canadian Infantry, Saskatchewan Regiment 5th Bn. Private. Service No. 907096. Age 23. AIX-Noulette, Pas de calais, France. 15-Sep 1917. Born 15th October 1893. Son Of Charles and Mary Ellen (nee Wright) Mallinson of 35 Vere Road, Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield. Born in Stannington. James was killed in action. His parents married in 1888. James was a Teamster when he joined up on the 19th February 1916 at Regina Sask. His address is given as the Grand Hotel, Regina Sask. His sign up papers say he was 5ft 6 1/2 inches with dark brown hair. He gave his religion as Methodist. The Mallinson brothers are also remembered on the Wadsley Bridge Wheel Cross War Memorial on Penistone Road North.
Tattersall, John. Royal Engineers, 184th Tunnelling Company No. 4 Section. Sapper. Service Number 79224. Age 27. Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Stannington, Sheffield, England. 30-Oct 1919. Son of Joseph & Sarah (nee Wragg) Tattersall. John was born in Stannington. He enlisted, September 1914, in the West Yorkshire Regiment and served in France. John was gassed during the war and this contributed to his death. His mother Sarah, died in 1900 aged 31. Joseph & Sarah married in 1893. The 1901 census lists Joseph Tattersall, aged 35, a widower employed as a Labourer In a Paper Mill. John is aged 7, they are living at Greenside, Stannington with Mary Wragg (Sarah's mother). John was born in the 3rd quarter of 1893.

Remembered in the Underbank Chapel, Stannington

Stanmore, I. William Henry. 199th Training Squadron, Royal Air Force 199th Private. Service No. 82309. Age 20. Underbank, Stannington, Sheffield, England. 22-Dec 1918. Born 1898 in Walkley. Son Of William H. & Elizabeth (Nee Oates) Stanmore, 1/6 Capel Street, Owlerton, Sheffield. The 1901 census shows the family living at 56 Owlerton Green. His father, aged 29 is a Navvy, born Oxford, Watlington. His mother is 26, born in Stannington. William had an elder sister, Elizabeth and a younger sister Annie. His parents married in the district of Henley, Oxfordshire, 1891. William died from 'Spanish Flu' at Oxford. His mother Elizabeth insisted that William was brought up to Stannington to be buried in the family plot with full millitary honours.
Beachell, Ernest. York & Lancaster Regiment 13th Bn. Private. Service No. 26776. Aged 28. La Targette Cemetery, Neuville-St Vaast, Pas de calais, France. 6-Sep 1917. Born in Norton, August 23rd 1889. Only Son of Revitt William and Annie (Nee Milnes) Beachell. His Parents married in 1883. Ernest enlisted 12th December 1915 at Sheffield, aged 26. Lived at 269 Bramall Lane, Sheffield. He stated his trade was ‘Examiner’. Ernest must have worked in the steelworks of Sheffield because his name appears on a memorial casting at the main gate of Sheffield Forgemasters. At the time of the war the company was called Vickers. The 13th Bn. Were the 1st Barnsley battalion, often called the Barnsley Pals. Ernest went to France from Folkstone on the 29th August 1916 and was killed in action.
Goodison, Joseph. R.N. Depot (Crystal Palace), Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Ordinary Seaman Tyneside Z/13203. Aged 18. Underbank, Stannington, Sheffield, England. 8-Oct 1918. Born at Load Brook. Son of George Henry and Dinah (Nee Revitt) Goodison, of 32 Vernon Terrace, Manchester Road, Sheffield. His parents married in 1888. They were both born in Stannington. The 1891 census shows the family living at Load Brook Cottage. The 1901 Census (their name is transcribed Goodson) lists his father as a coachman. Joseph is just 8 months old. 

 Remembered in Stannington Christ Church

Dyson, Thomas. York & Lancaster Regiment "A" Coy. 1st/4th Bn. Lance Corporal. Service No. 200665. Age 19. Suffolk Cemetery, Heuvelland, Belgium. 26-Apr 1918. Son of Levi & Edith (Nee Jackson) Dyson, North Leverton, Retford, Notts. Native to Sheffield, he enlisted on the 9th Sept 1914. He was under age. He was born in 1899 so he was approx. 15. His mother Ada Dyson (Nee Earnshaw) was married & died in the same year as he was born. Edith was his stepmother The 1891 Census shows his father, Levi aged 23 a boarder with the Earnshaw family at Stopes. He is listed as a Traction Engine Labourer. Ada is aged 17 living with her family. When Thomas died his father was a Detective Inspector in the Sheffield City Police, he lived at 7, The Dale, Woodseats. Regimental history says that on the day Thomas was killed, the 1st/4th had attacked the 'La Polka' Vierstraat line. The attack failed and they were forced to withdraw. Casualties in the attack were 17 killed, 9 missing and 75 wounded.
Donohoe, Daniel. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Bn. Private. Service No. 12243. Age 19. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. 18-Nov 1916. Son Of the Late D. Donohoe & Alice Donohoe, 2 Kirkstone Road, Hillsborough. Daniel must have worked in the steelworks of Sheffield because his name appears on a memorial casting at the main gate of Sheffield Forgemasters. At the time of the war the company was called Vickers. Daniel's name is on the Thiepval Memorial which bears the names of more than 73,000 men who at one time had been listed as missing and have no known grave. Daniel was killed in action.
Green, Benjamin, Aged 23, Killed in action 1-July 1916, France. Son of William H. and Mary Elizabeth Thompson

Born/Lived in Stannington

Beal, Harvey. King's Royal Rifle Corps 8th Bn. Rifleman. Service No. A/542. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. 15-Sep 1916. Born 1880 in Stannington. Son of Frederick and Ann Elizabeth. Beal. The 1881 census shows the family living on the Rails. Harvey Died of Wounds, he was approx. 34 years old. Harvey's name is on the Thiepval Memorial which bears the names of more than 73,000 men who at one time had been listed as missing and have no known grave.
Glossop, Ernest. Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 9th Bn. Lance Corporal. Service No. 19710. Age 21. Le Peuplier Military Cemetery, Caestre, Nord, France. 3-Jun 1918. Son of Ernest and Mary Ann (Nee Potts) Glossop who married in 1890. His father, Ernest, was a Sheep Shear Grinder. Ernest was Killed in Action.
Gregory, Clifford. Suffolk Regiment 2nd Bn. Private. Service No. 51788. Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. 15-Jun 1918. Clifford was born in Stannington, Sheffield. He was killed in action. He Formerly served in the Royal Army Service Corps, Service No. M/321296.
Guite, Edward. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd/4th Bn. Lance Corporal. Service No. 47779. Age 34. Prémont British Cemetery, Aisne, France. 20-May 1918. Born in Stannington, 1884. Son of John and Sarah (Nee Marsden) Guite, of Sheffield. Husband of Clara (Nee Shaw) Guite, of 8, Layton Avenue, Blackpool. Edward married Clara in Sheffield, 1912.
Harper, Austin. King's Royal Rifle Corps 9th Bn. Rifleman. Service No. 9754. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 12-Feb 1916. Born in 1891. Son of William and Lucy Harper. The 1891 census shows the family living at Hill Top. Austin was Killed in Action, aged approx. 25. The Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 men whose graves are not known.

 

Remembered in Hollow Meadows Methodist Chapel
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This That A Man Lay Down His
Life For His Friends
 
Ballard, George. Royal Warwickshire Regiment 14th Bn. Private. Service No. 1071. Age 29. Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 05-Oct 1917. Born in Pinvin, 1887. Son of Thomas and Adelaide (nee Huband) Ballard. His parents married in Pershore, Worcestershire 1887. Thomas was an Agricultural Labourer, born 1865. George appears as the step-son of Thomas Ballard on the 1891 Census, with the surname Huband. He had two sisters, Mary born in 1889 and Gertrude born in 1893, and two brothers, Thomas born in 1894 and Redvers born in 1900. They were all born in Pinvin. The Tyne Cot Memoral bears the names of almost 35,000 officers and men whose graves are not known. The 14th (Service) Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment were known as 'The Birmingham Pals'.
Bellairs, Arthur Horace. York and Lancaster Regiment 2nd/4th Bn. Private. Service No. 202560. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. 12-Mar 1917. Born in Peterborough, 1896. Son of John and Louisa Jane (Nee Godfrey) Bellairs. His parents married, 1887 in Peterborough. The family home was at 11 Star Road, Peterborough. Horace was a baker,  confectioner and cook at the Industrial School, Hollow Meadows. He had three sisters, Ethel, Frances and Dorothy. His younger brother, Frank served in the 4th Bn., The King's (Liverpool Regiment) and his elder brother, George served in the Navy. Horace enlisted in Sheffield and was killed in action, aged approximately 21. He is listed, with his Brother George in the Peterborough First World War book of Remembrance. The Industrial School at Hollow Meadows was originally a Truants school, one of the first set up in the country. It became an Industrial school in 1910. The Thiepval Memorial bears the names of more than 73,000 men who at one time had been listed as missing and have no known grave.
Carter, Audsley Ralph. Royal Air Force 1st Wing Major. Age 24. Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France. 28-Aug 1918. Son of Godfrey and Harriette Louise (Nee Grant) Carter, of Bell Hagg Cottage, Manchester Rd., Sheffield. Audsley was a native of Ilkley. His parents married in 1887.
Dolman, T
Hammond, Frederick. Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Scottish) "C" Coy. 23rd Bn. Private. Service No. 37982. Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainault, Belgium. 11-Feb 1917. Born in Hollow Meadows 1894, in the parish of Bradfield. Son of Frederick and Rhoda Hammond. Frederick had two elder brothers, Henry and Arthur. He had two sisters, Margaret E. and Rhoda M. His father was a farmer. His mother was born in Whitwell, Derbyshire. Frederick enlisted in Sheffield. He was approx. 23 when he was killed in action. The Ploegsteert Memorial stands in Berks Cemetery Extension, it commemorates more than 11,000 men who died in the during the First World War and have no known grave. Frederick's name is also listed on the Stannington War Memorial.
Hinchliffe, Charles Wilfred. York & Lancaster Regiment 13th Bn. Private. Service No. 32048. Age 31. Aubigny, Pas de Calais, France. 30-Jun 1917. Son Of Charles & Ruth Hinchliffe, Rivelin, Sheffield Born in Sheffield, Enlisted in Sheffield. Killed in action