Saturday 21 August 2021

Not Forgotten T, U, V, W, Y



George William Tate Lance Sergeant 23135 York and Lancaster Regiment  Killed in Action  9 April 1917 Born in Wombwell, his parents lived in Wath after the war.. Remembered at Wath upon Dearne.  

John William Tattersley 11468 York and Lancaster Regiment
Killed in Action 13 August 1915
From Winn Street, Barnsley

Edward Taylor Private 3/2808 York and Lancaster Regiment
Died of Wounds 7 February 1915
Born Fenton, Staffordshire, enlisted in Barnsley

Frederick Taylor

George Taylor

George Taylor

George Henry Taylor Private 3012 York and Lancaster Regiment  Killed in Action 13 March 1917 Born in Worsborough, he had married and was living in West Melton.  Remembered at Wath upon Dearne and Brampton Bierlow.  

John William Taylor Acting Stoker/Petty Officer 7738 Royal Australian Navy
Died of Illness (Influenza) 24 February 1919 Gosport, Hampshire
Born in Barnsley, family lived in Gosport 1901 & 1911.
Next of kin, his mother, Sarah Ann Taylor, in Gosport.
CWGC buried Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery

John William Taylor Private 14/1433 2nd Battalion York and Lancaster Rgt
He was originally 14th Battalion (2nd Barnsley Pals)
Killed in Action 12 September 1916
Born in Barnsley, lived Wood Street.
Mother predeceased him, only child. Father moved to Rotherham.
Next of kin was his aunt (?cousin) Sarah Woodward also of Wood Street.
CWGC buried Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France

Joseph Taylor

Leonard Taylor

Thomas Taylor Private 21242  King's Own Scottish Borderers
Killed in Action 15 September 1916
Born Stairfoot, Barnsley  

Thomas Henry Taylor

Walter Taylor

William Taylor

William Henry Taylor

Albert Teale

David Henry Teasdale

William John Telford

Herbert Terry

John Thacker

Herbert Thickett

Samuel Isaiah Thomas

George Ewart Thompson

George Henry Thompson

John Thompson

Robert Pannett Thompson

William Thompson

Stanley Thorne 1782 Highland Light Infantry
Killed in Action 25 September 1915
Born Dodworth, lived in Barnsley

William Thornley

Joseph Fairgrieve Thornton

John Charles Thorpe

John Thomas Thorpe 3257 York and Lancaster Regt
Died of wounds 20 April 1918
From Wilfred Terrace, Princess Street, Barnsley

Arthur Tilson

William Tolley

Harry Tordoff Private 11212 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in Action 19 July 1915. Born in Barnsley Q3 1892. Remembered at St Helen's, Hemsworth. Brother of Frank.  

Frank Tordoff Private 10858 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died of Wounds whilst a Prisoner of War 6 December 1914. Born in Barnsley Q3 1895.  Remembered at St Helen's, Hemsworth.  Brother of Harry. 

Fred Townend

Thomas Townend

Thomas Triplett Acting Sergeant 104360 Royal Engineers
Killed 22 July 1917
From Spencer Street, Barnsley

James Trueman

Alonza James Turner

Tom Turpin

John William Turton

Arthur Twibey  (aka Slack)


John Edward Utley

Silvester Utley


Joe Vallance

William Bell Vardy Private 54665 Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Killed in Action 23 February 1917
From South Shields, Durham, lived in Barnsley

Joseph Varley
Arthur Vellensworth 60373 West Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in Action 4 August 1918
Lived Pindar Oaks Street, Barnsley


Walter Wade 14/583 York and Lancaster Regiment
Killed in Action 18 April 1918
From Beech Street, Barnsley

John Wadsworth

Richard Wagstaff

Thomas Henry Wagstaff

Percy Waite

Walter David Purvis Wale 200648 York and Lancaster Regiment
Killed in Action 27 November 1917
Born Cambridgeshire, lived Racecommon Road, Barnsley 

Joseph Wales

Joseph Lewis Walker

John Mark Waller

Edward Barlow Walsh

Thomas Walsh

Edward Ward

Matthew James Ward 104419 Royal Engineers
Killed in Action 21 September 1918
Lived Somerset Street, Barnsley

Evan Webster 266340 Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Killed in Action 28 May 1918
From Seth Terrace, Doncaster Road, Barnsley

Matthew Weldrick 2179 Royal Munster Fusiliers
Killed in Action 16 August 1915
Born Mapplewell, lived Blucher Street, Barnsley

Henry Wathey

Arthur Watson

Ernest Watson

Luke White 242474 Notts and Derby Regt (Sherwood Foresters)  
Died of Wounds 4 Oct 1918
From Commercial Street, Barnsley

Evan Webster

Arthur Weldrick

Matthew Weldrick

Charles Wheat Sapper 255841 Royal Engineers Railway Operating Division Died of wounds 4 September 1917 Born in Barnsley in October 1886. Father predeceased him. Next of kin, mother Anne, who died in 1929, then sister Ethel. Family lived 469 Queen's Road, Heeley, Sheffield. Remembered St Barnabas Church Highfields, Sheffield,  Roll of Honour and the Victoria Hall Methodist Roll of Honour, Sheffield.  

Frederick White Private 58945 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Died of Wounds 8 November 1918 in France.   Frederick was born in Carlton, near Barnsley, in 1892. His parents were Charles White and Rebecca (nee Wake). His mother died in 1896 and is buried at Carlton. His father later went to live Wombwell with his married daughter. Frederick married Margaret Barraclough in 1914 at St George's, Barnsley. They had three daughters, but one died in infancy and is buried in Barnsley Cemetery.  Margaret received a pension for herself and two daughters of 25/5 (£1 5s 5d) a week and did not remarry until her daughters were both over 20 years old. In 1938 she married James F Cushworth, himself an ex-servicemen. Margaret died in 1972. Frederick is not remembered on any war memorial in Barnsley that we know of. 

Thomas Whitaker Private 23212 York and Lancaster Regiment
Killed in Action 7 January 1917
Born Stairfoot, Barnsley. Lived Glassworks Lane, Denaby Main
Remembered on the war memorial at Conisborough.

William Whittaker

Walter Whittle 76037 Durham Light Infantry
Killed in Action 23 April 1918
From Hawthorne Street, Barnsley

Walter Whitworth

Bernard Wilby

Harry Willcock Sapper 69319 Royal Engineers  Killed in Action 27 March 1918 Born in Broomhill, Wombwell and later married and lived at Denaby Main. Remembered at Wath upon Dearne and Brampton Bierlow.  

James Edward Wildblood 15912 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Killed in Action 25 April 1918
Born Royston, lived Heelis Street, Barnsley

Stanley Wildblood

George Wilde

Arthur William Wildsmith

John Wilford

Charles Wilkinson

Horace Wilkinson

Thomas Wilkinson

Elias Williams

George Williams

Richard Williams

Thomas Valentine Williams 21593 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Killed in Action 18 November 1916
Born Monk Bretton, Barnsley (remembered in Gedling, Nottinghamshire)

William Williams

William Williamson

Joseph Wilmot

George Wilson

George Wilson

George Arthur Wilson

Joseph Wilson

Joseph Christopher Wilson

Walter Wogan 39703 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Killed in Action 4 Oct 1917
From Clifton Street, Barnsley

James Wood

John William Wood

Richard Wood

Bruce Woodcock

John Brierley Woodcock

Lot Woodcock
Robert Woodhead Sapper 104506 228th Field Coy Royal Engineers
Killed in Action 25 March 1918
From Union Street, Barnsley

Robert Woodhead

Abraham Woodhouse

John William Woodhouse

Percival William Brookfield Woodruff

Thomas Worth

Josiah Worton

Harry Wright

Joseph Wright

Ernest Wrigley

Michael Wynn


Edward Nelson Youel Private 303710 Manchester Regiment
Killed in Action 29 November 1917
Born Higham, Barnsley, lived Manchester 


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