Private Walter BOLTON (West Riding Regiment)
Gunner George Henry BUTT (Royal Horse Artillery)
Private Wilfred BUTT (West Riding
Sapper Alfred Percy COOPER (Royal Engineers)
Driver Harry EVANS (Australian Field Artillery)
Private Leonard FOSTER (Machine Gun Corps)
L/Corporal John HITCHIN (Argyll & Sutherland
Lieutenant John Robinson JACKMAN (Royal Air
Private William METCALFE (West Riding Regiment)
Private John Gerald MITCHELL (West Riding
Private Geoffrey Hugo TAYLOR (West Riding
Private Joe WALKER (East Yorkshire Regiment)
L/Corporal William WARD (West Yorkshire
Gunner Herbert WATSON (Royal Garrison Artillery)
Private James Cleave Todd WOOLER (Royal
Lance Corporal Walter BOLTON Duke of
Son of Mr Mrs Bolton, Long Preston, died of
pneumonia in India 23rd November 1918
Gunner George Henry BUTT Royal Field Artillery
Son of Mr Mrs Butt, Mason Street, Long Preston,
killed in action 7th September 1916 aged 21 years.
Private Wilfred BUTT Duke of Wellington’s Regt
Son of Mr Mrs F Butt, Main Street, Long
Preston, died in hospital in France 1st August 1918.
Sapper A. Percy COOPER Royal Engineers
Of Long Preston, died in hospital in Alexandria from dysentery 6th
Driver H. EVANS Australian Artillery
Formerly of Long Preston, died of fever at
Alexandria September 1915.
Private Leonard FOSTER Machine Gun Corps
Of Long Preston, killed in action 21st
November 1918. Aged 26 years.
Private G.H. TAYLOR Duke of Wellington’s Regt
Of Nook Cottage, Long Preston, killed in action
4th December 1915. Aged 19 years.
Private Joseph WALKER Duke of Wellington’s Regt
Son of Mr Mrs D Walker, Hewitt House, Long
Preston, killed in action 25th September 1916. Aged 24 years.
Private William METCALFE Duke of Wellington’s
Late of Long Preston, died of wounds November 1917.
Lance Corporal John Gerald MITCHELL Duke of
Son of Mr W Mitchell, Stationmaster, Long
Preston, killed in action 20th July 1918.
Lance Corporal John Henry HITCHIN Argyll &
Son of Mr Mrs Hitchin, Prospect House, Long Preston, torpedoed
on board HMS Aragon off the coast of Egypt 30th December 1917.
Lieutenant J.R. JACKMAN Royal Air Force
Only son of Mr Mrs Joseph Jackman, Hughenden,
Long Preston, reported missing June 17th 1918 since presumed
killed. Educated at Sedbergh, he was in
business with his father as a wool merchant when the war broke out. He volunteered and joined Duke of
Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment, going to France in April 1915. He was transferred to RFC in 1917.
Lance Corporal William WARD West Yorks.
Headmaster of Long Preston Endowed School,
killed in action 27th June 1918.
Gunner Herbert WATSON Royal Garrison Artillery
Son of Mrs Watson, Long Preston, died of
pneumonia at Birmingham 25th March 1917. Aged 38 years.
Private James WOOLER Royal Fusiliers
Son of Mrs Whitehead, Long Preston, killed in
action 14th September 1918.
Aged 20 Years.
Allan Lane COULSON Lt 4TH Battalion Duke of Wellington’s Regiment Age 20, drowned at sea 23rd April 1882 bound from Melbourne on the ship “Shannon”. Eldest son of JE & Rhoda May Coulson of Long Preston Vicarage
Members who have an interest in the Long Preston area should also view the Delves’ Collection which can be found under our Gallery menu item.
To the glory of god & hallowed Memory of the men of this parish who laid down their lives for King and country
in the great war.
1914 ~ 1918
They won the victors crown in many lands afar they rest at home their token stands.
John R. Jackman Harry Evans John H. Hitchin Geoffrey H. Taylor Wilfred Butt William Metcalf Leonard Foster George H. Butt
James C.T. Wooler
Alfred P. Cooper
J. Gerald Mitchell
1939 ~ 1945
Thomas E. Dawson
John A. Loveridge