Addingham War Memorial


ASHTON, THOMAS Private 28050 6th Bn., Border Regiment who died on
Thursday, 4th October 1917. Age 20. Son of Mr. J. E. and Mrs. J. Ashton, of 14,
James St., Earby, Colne, Lancs. Native of Addingham, Ilkley, Yorks.

ATKINSON, CHARLES, J. Corporal 6/4546 1st/6th Bn., Duke of Wellington’s
(West Riding Regt.) who died on Friday, 18th August 1916.

BAILEY, GEORGE, West Riding Regiment, son of Mrs T. Bailey Addingham,
Died of wounds Battle of the Somme

BECK, NORMAN South Staffs Regiment, 19 yrs, Grandson of Mrs. Clarke,
Main St, Killed in Action 14 Jun 1918.

BELL, FRANCIS,N, HMS Glasgow, son of Mr & Mrs Bell, Addingham, died
22nd November 1917

BELL, FREDERICK, West Riding Regiment, son of Mr. & Mrs. Bell,
Chapel St, Killed in Action 3rd Sep 1916 Battle of the Somme

BLACKBURN, WILFRED, Sgt. Duke of Wellingtons Regiment, 23 yrs, nephew Mr Thomas B1ackburn of West Hall Farm, Addingham, K.I.A France July 1916 Battle of the Somme

BROWN, JOHN HENRY, Sgt. Wharfedale Howitzer Volunteer Brigade, 27 yrs,
son of Mr. T. Brown1 42 main St, Killed in Action France 13 March 1917.

BROWN, PHILIP. Bombadier. Royal Field Artillery. son of Mr. T. Brown, 42
Main St, died from burns, 11 May 1917.

CLARKE, CHARLES. PRIOR, Royal Navy 32 yrs, drowned at the sinking (1914)
of HMS GOOD HOPE at the Battle of Coronel

CLARKE, JOHN. Lance Serjeant 8840 2nd Bn., King’s Own Yorkshire Light
Infantry who died on Wednesday, 26th August 1914. Retreat to the Marne

DIXON, W. Cpl., Duke of Wellingtons Regiment. son of Mr. &Mrs. W.
Dixon, Died of wounds. Italy, 27 October 1918.

DOVE, JAMES. Private 15707 9th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died on
Tuesday, 8th August 1916. Age 22. Son of Thomas and Frances Dove, of 49, High
St., Steeton, Yorks. DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ, Somme, France I. C. 39. Mametz is a village about 8 kilometres east of the town of Albert. The Cemetery is a little east of the village on the north side of the road, D64, to Montauban. Battle of The Somme

DOVE, MATHIAS. Private 15706 10th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died
on Wednesday, 4th October 1916. Age 25. Son of Thomas and Frances Dove, of 49, High St., Steeton, Keighley. Native of Addingham, Yorks.

ELLIS, CHARLES, Trooper, Yorkshire Hussars. 29 yrs. son of Mr. &
Mrs. Lister Ellis, Crag House Farm, Addingham Moorside, Killed in Action 24th
May 1915.

ELLIS, WILLIAM JAMES, Durham Light Infantry, 22 yrs, son Mr. & Mrs.
Lister Ellis, Crag House Farm, Addingham Moorside, Died of wounds France 9 Nov 1918.

EMMOTT, A, Royal Marines, Chatham, 35 yrs, (formerly Addingham}, Killed
in Action 21 March 1918.

EMMOT, WALTER, L,Cpl. West Riding Regiment, 22 yrs, Killed in Action.
France 20 Mar 1915.

FAWCETT, CLIFFORD, East Lancashire Regiment, 21yrs, Killed in Action.
9th May 1915 grandson of Mr & Mrs T Myers (on Craven records but not on memorial).

FISHER, FRED, West Riding Regiment, 21 yrs, son Mr & Mrs T Fisher,
Bolton Rd, Died of wounds. France 1916.

FOSTER, ARTHUR, West Riding Regiment, 37 yrs, formerly of Cockshott
Fold, Died of wounds. 31 Dec 1917

GALE, W, Staff Sgt, Royal Field Artillery 31 yrs Swan Hotel, Killed in
Action 1st October 1918.

GOULDING, JOHN WILLIAM, Private, 14319. 8th Bn., Duke of Wellington’s
(West Riding Regiment). 21 August 1915. HELLES MEMORIAL (Gallipoli)

HADLEY S. K., Canadian Regiment, 22 yrs, son of Mr. S.C. Hadley Station
Master at Addingham, Died of wounds 18 Oct 1917.

HODGSON, THOMAS MM, Private, 32385. 6th Bn., King’s Shropshire Light
Infantry. 30 November 1917. Age 35. Son of Annie Hodgson, of 12, Claremont
Terrace, Nelson, and the late James Hodgson; husband of Emma Hodgson, of 67,
Albert Rd., Colne, Lancs. CAMBRAI MEMORIAL Panel 8 and 9

HOLGATE, DENNIS, Gunner, Royal Field Artillery, 19 yrs, son Mr J
Holgate, Main St, Died of wounds. 17 May 1917.

HOLMES, NORMAN, Serjeant, 265024, 2nd/6th. Bn., Duke of Wellington’s
(West Riding Regt.) who died on Tuesday 27 November 1917 age 25. Cemetry:
Cambrai Memorial, Louverval Nord, France. His name also appears on the memorial
plaque inside St. Peter’s Church in Addingham (details from Barry Holmes, son
of Norman Holmes who was named after him by his brother Frank Holmes).

HOLMES, WILFRID. West Riding Regiment, 20 yrs son of Mr William Holmes,
Addingham, Killed in Action 27th April 1917.

HOLMES, WILFRED. 16th Battalion W Yorks Regt (Prince of Wales’s Own) and
was killed on 1 July 1916 at the battle of The Somme, aged 28.He was born in
Addingham but lived in Keighley with his wife Margaret at the time of his
death.His only child, Betty, married Fletcher Wall. The Walls were well known
in Addingham and Fletcher’s father represented Addingham on Skipton Rural
District Council for many years. Fletcher and Betty had two sons, Trevor(who
now lives in Eire) and Beverley(now sadly deceased). Recorded on CWGC website (

HOOD, CHARLES, Private, 4886. 1st/5th Bn., Duke of Wellington’s (West
Riding Regt.). 3 September 1916. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. Pier and Face 6 A and 6 B

HORSMAN, WILLIE, Royal Scots Guards, son of Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Horsman, Southfield Terr, Killed in Action. 26 Sept 1917.

HUSTWICK, PERCY., Private, 1155. 1st/6th Bn., West Yorkshire Regt.
(Prince of Wales’s Own). 1 July 1916 . THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D

JONES, PERCY, Durham Light Infantry, 18 yrs, son of Mr. Noah Jones,
Killed in Action. 26 Mar 1918.

KIDD, E J C, 21yrs.,Second Lieutenant. Royal Flying Corps and West
Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales’s Own). Son of Mr. W. Kidd, Headmaster
National School, Accidentally killed 10 April 1918. ADDINGHAM (ST. PETER)

LEACH, H, West Riding Regiment, 38 yrs. first Addingham man to enlist in
Kitcheners Army, Died of wounds. 2 March 1916.

LISTER. J. Duke of Wellingtons Regiment, 38yrs. son of Mrs Lister,
School Lane, Addingham. Died of wounds, 1st September 1918

LISTER. JAMES, Yorkshire Regiment. son of Mr. James Lister, 8 Cragg
View, Killed in Action. 2nd April 1917.

LISTER, JOHN, East Yorkshire regiment, 29 yrs, son of Mrs Lister, the
Green, Killed in Action. 26 Aug 1918.

MAUDSLEY, GEORGE N., 32yrs.,Private. 7651. 2nd Bn., Yorkshire Regiment.

McRINK, Staff. Sgt. Royal Field Artillery, 32 yrs, son of Mr. Stephen
McRink Died of wounds 8 Sep 1918.

McSHEE, PATRICK, Sapper, 83839. 210th Field Coy., Royal Engineers. 31
March 1918. Age 43. Husband of Edith McShee, of Parkinson Fold, Addingham,

MOULDING, C. S. – Duke of Wellingtons Regiment, 22 yrs, son of Mr &
Mrs. W.C. Moulding. School House, Lazenby, Killed in Action. France 1916.

OGDEN, WILLIAM, West Yorkshire Regiment, 21 yrs, son Mrs. T. Barnes,
Main St, Killed in Action. 26 Sep 1914.

RICHARDSON, HEDLEY, West Riding Regiment, 24 yrs, son of Mrs.
Richardson, formerly of Addingham, Killed in Action. France Jul 3rd 1916 The
Battle of the SommeRYDER, A. P, Duke of Wellingtons Regiment, 19 yrs, Killed in
Action. France 23 Aug 1914. The Battle of Mons

RYDER, FREDERICK, Rifleman, (attached Kings Royal Rifles) 26 yrs,
brother of Mrs. J. T. Robinson, Low Mill Lane, missing 5th May 1915, death
presumed 1916.

SMITH, RALPH., West Riding Regiment, son of Mr. Mrs. Smith, Died of
wounds. 11 Jun 1917.

SMITH, RUEBENS, Private, 13601. 10th Bn., Duke of Wellington’s (West
Riding Regt.) 11 June 1917 . Age 23. Son of Frederick and Emily Smith, of 6,
Adelaide Terrace, Addingham, Ilkley. LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY XV. G. 16A.

SMITH, W. Yorks & Lancs Regiment, son of Mr. & Mrs. F. Smith,
Church St, Killed in Action. 2 Sep 1918.

SPENCER, FRANK, West Riding Regiment, son of Mr. & Mrs. John
Spencer, Bolton Rd, Died of wounds. Aug 1915.

SUTCLIFFE, TED, Air Mechanic, R.A.F, son of Mr. B. Sutcliffe, Skipton,
Killed in Action. Italy 30 Aug 1918.

TIFFANY, ALFRED, Lance Corporal, 39368. 2nd/4th Bn., King’s Own
Yorkshire Light Infantry. 20 July 1918. Age 41. Son of Mrs. M. Tiffany, of 10
Rose Terrace, Addingham, Yorkshire. BOUILLY CROSS ROADS MILITARY CEMETERY I. D. 33.

TOPHAM, WILLIAM T., Driver, 44463. 9th Div. Signals H.Q., Royal
Engineers. 23 April 1917. Son of Mrs. G. Topham, of Ivy House, Church Street,

TOWN, HARRY, Army Service Corps, 23 yrs, son of Mr. & Mrs. Town, Low
Mill Lane, died of pneumonia, Methley, 19 Mar 1917.

TOWNSON, BEN, Duke of Wellingtons Regiment, 27 yrs, formerly of Addingham, Killed in Action. France 2 Mar 1916.

TOWNSEND, JAMES. West Riding Regiment, 22 yrs, son Mrs Townson,
Southfield Terr, Killed in Action. 3 Jul 1916. The Battle of the Somme

WAGGITT, JOHN GEORGE, Driver, Canadian Field Artillery, 23 yrs, son of
Mr. John Waggitt, Moorside Farm, drowned Ilkley 31 Jul 1917.

WAGGITT, W. Duke of Wellingtons Regiment, son of Mr J.J. Waggitt,
Farmer, Addingham Moorside, Killed in Action. France October 1916. The Battle
of the Somme

WHITAKER, Trumpeter, Duke of Wellingtons Regiment, 26 yrs, Died of
wounds 14th May 1915.

WHITAKER, WILLIAM., Private, 20547. 6th Bn., East Lancashire Regiment. 5
February 1917. BASRA MEMORIAL Iraq.

WHITEOAK, CHARLES BUCKLEY, Private, 45316. 1st/4th Bn., York and
Lancaster Regiment. 13 April 1918. Age 22. Son of Craven Buckley Whiteoak, of
High House Farm, Addingham, Ilkley, Yorks. TYNE COT MEMORIAL

WOOD, TOM. Gunner, Royal Field Artillery (795226), 23 yrs, son Mr. K. Wood, Ling Park, Nessfield, fatally gassed and died 11 Nov 1918. Presumed Passchendaele.

Listed below are names taken from the Memorial in the village but are not registered by Craven council or the Commonwealth War Graves Commission



Died 1939- 1945

Brace, Lt. Eustace F.
Dickson, George
Drake, James
Ecan, Laurence M.
Foster, C. William
Hillman, Neville
Milburn, Dennis C.
Melville, John S.
Newton, Stephen
Oddy, Geoffrey N.
Perkins, L Cpl Thomas
Stapleton, Jack
Turnpenny, Ernest
Wall, Hubert
Woodfield, James H.

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