Silsden St James Church WM

WW1

Benjamin HODGSON died 23 Feb 1915 Duke of Wellingtons Private France

Edward LUND died 17 Aug 1915 Royal Garrison Artillery Gunner Germany

William GILL died 21 Aug 1915 Duke of Wellingtons Private Germany

Ernest HUSTWICK 21 Aug 1915 Duke of Wellingtons Private Germany

Nelson HOLMES 16 Dec 1915 Duke of Wellingtons Private Belgium

Robert READ 19 Dec 1915 Duke of Wellingtons Private Belgium

John GILL 1 July 1916 West Yorkshire Regiment Private France

Herbert HARPER 1 July 1916 Duke of Wellingtons Private France

TS WRIGGLESWORTH 5 July 1916 Duke of Wellingtons Private France

John BALDWIN 7 July 1916 Duke of Wellingtons Sergeant France

Rowland HILL 9 Aug 1916 Duke of Wellingtons Sergeant France

WH SUTCLIFFE 17 Nov 1916 Royal Field Artillery Gunner France

John M LAMBERT 19 Mar 1917 Northumberland Fusiliers Private France

Fred HARDY 28 Apr 1917 Lancashire Fusiliers Private France

Norman PHILLIP 28 Apr 1917 North Staffordshire Regiment Private France

C Wm NEWNES 3 May 1917 Duke of Wellingtons Sergeant France

Harry WADE 4 May 1917 West Yorkshire Regiment Private France

WJ SADDINGTON 12 May 1917 Duke of Wellingtons Bandsman France

JW BALDWIN28 May 1917 Duke of Wellingtons Private England

Jonas GILL 11 July 1917 West Yorkshire Regiment Private France

CH HEMMINGWAY 15 Jul 1917 Northumberland Fus. Private Mesopotamia

Harry SYKES 18 July 1917 Border Regiment Lance Corporal France

Thos. H FORT 31 July 1917 Duke of Wellingtons Private France

Ernest HARDCASTLE 21 Sept 1917 Duke of Wellingtons Private France

Harry BARRETT 12 Apr 1918 Northumberland Fusiliers Private France

Tom Dixon STOCKS 16 Apr 1918 Duke of Wellingtons 2nd Lieutenant France

Ormond CLARKSON 24 Apr 1918 Royal Engineers Driver Mesopotamia

J BANCROFT DCM MM 4 May 1918 Duke of Wellingtons Sergeant France

Albert WADE 21 Sept 1918 Duke of Wellingtons Private France

John H RILEY 8 Aug 1918 Lancashire Fusiliers Private Germany

Sam BANCROFT 11 Aug 1918 Royal Engineers Sapper France

TH GILL 11 Aug 1918 Duke of Wellingtons Signaller France

Wm RAWLING 11 Oct 1918 Duke of Wellingtons Private France

Amos CLARKSON MC 24 Oct 1918 Trench Mortar Batt. Captain France

Harry TILLOTSON 21 Dec 1918 RNAS Air Mechanic Scotland

Elijah SUTCLIFFE 12 Feb 1919 Royal Engineers Pioneer Belgium

Isaac E ATKINSON 17 Feb 1919 Royal Army Service Corps Private France

Silsden War Memorial

In Grateful Memory of the Men of Silsden Who Laid Down Their Lives For Liberty, Honour and Justice and in Defence of
King and Country In the Great War 1914-1919

Isac Edward Atkinson
Willie Atkinson
Herbert H Bailey
John Baldwin
John William Baldwin
Joe Bancroft
Sam Bancroft
Frank Barrett
Harry Barrett
Ronald William Benson
Colin Beresford
Charlie Blaythorne
Frank B Booth
Albert J Bradley
Alfred E Broadhead
Cecil E Brook
Ernest Brook
Philip Brown
John Fell Burn
William Burton
Frank Carter
Joseph Chapman
John Clark
Amos Clarkson
Ormond Clarkson
Wilfred Clarkson
Pliny Drake Clarkson
Joseph Coates
Frank Dawson
Charles R Earle
William Jackson
Nicholas Sawley

Dan Faulkner
Edward Faulkner
Job Faulkner
Thomas Henry Fort
Edgar Fortune
Charles Henry Gill
John Gill
Jonas Gill
Tom Harry Gill
William Gill
Norman K. Gregory
Ernest Hardcastle
Fred Hardy
Herbert Harper
Charles H. Hemingway
Rowland Hill
Benjamin Hodgson
Charles E. Holdsworth
Nelson Holmes
William Holmes
Ernest Hustwick
Joshua Inman
Arthur Key
John M. Lambert
Percy Lambert
James Lee
Bernard Locker
Garnett Longbottom
Edward Lund
David Mason
George H. Metcalfe
Alfred Morley
C. William Newns
Norman Philip
Sydney Plumb
Charlie Pollard
Charlie Fort
David Elder

  • Edgar Raw
  • William Rawling
  • Robert Read
  • William Richmond
  • John Hartley Riley
  • Joshua Roberts
  • William J. Saddington
  • Joseph Smith
  • Harold Snowden
  • Rhodes Spence
  • Ernest Spencer
  • William Spencer
  • Nicholas R. Stephens
  • Tom Dixon Stocks
  • John W. Sugden
  • Elijah Sutcliffe
  • W. Hartley Sutcliffe
  • Harry Sykes
  • Fred Taylor
  • William H. Teale
  • George Harry Tillotson
  • Harry Tillotson – son of Joshua Tillotson
  • Harry Tillotson – son of J.T. Tillotson
  • John Robert Town
  • J. Harold Townson
  • Henry James A. Tunstill
  • Thomas Upton
  • Albert Wade
  • Harry Wade
  • Isaac Wade
  • James Wade
  • John Watson
  • Samuel Whittingham
  • T. Stanley Wrigglesworth
  • Wilfred Naylor
  • John Walton Wrench

Joseph Askew
Joseph Barker
Arnold Breare
Frank Clark
Joseph W. Clarkson
Thomas D. Clough
Walter Cockshott
Arthur Cooper
Robert K. Edmondson
Wilfred H. Emmott
Harry Farrar
David Ferguson
Desmond Fretwell
Thomas H. Hargreaves
Leslie Haskey
Eric Holmes
Thomas Inman
Kenneth H. Ion
Fred Jackson
William A. Martin
Eric Mudd
Douglas Pritchard
Geoffrey Raymond
James Riding
Edgar Roden
John Rothwell
Irwin Shackleton
Herbert W.J. Shepherd
James Spencer
Leonard Stott
Fred Sugden
Jack Tattersall
Sydney R. Tattersall
Bill Taylor

The main picture and first thumbnail image was kindly supplied by Jarlath Bancroft (Member # 288).  His Bancroft From Yorkshire Blogs details the lives and involvement of several Bancrofts who served in the great war, some of which are remembered on this memorial.

Other pictures courtesy of http://www.yorkshireindexers.info