Arthington St. Peter’s Church War Memorial

Spanish Civil War

Died in Spain acting as Reuters correspondent 31 Dec 1937


Henry Metcalfe Appleton Capt., 1st Kings Dragoon Guards d 26 Jan 1918
Percy Buckborough, West Yorkshire Regiment d 13 June 1917
Clifford Cardington, Royal Field Artillery killed 20 Oct 1916
Obed Samuel Dobbie, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry d 15 Nov 1915
Jabez Buckle Drake, 7th East Yorkshire Regiment missing 12 May 1917
Harry Edmundson, Coldstream Regiment of Footguards killed 15 Sept 1916
George Marllborough Fearnley, Seaforth Highlanders d 10 April 1918
Ernest Frank Gains, West Yorkshire Regiment d 1 Jan 1917
Tom Gains, Kings Royal Rifles killed 15 Sept 1916
James Hartley, 21st Divisional Cyclists Corps killed 25 Jan 1916
John Day Marshall, Duke of Wellington West Riding Regiment d 13 April 1918
John Edward Myers, Royal Field Artillery d 30 Jan 1917
Thomas Wrightson Myers, 2nd Lt 1st Northamptonshire Regt d 19 Nov 1917
William Arthur Sands, Royal Garrison Artillery Gibraltar d 15 Mar 1917
Arthur Spence, Royal Field Artillery d 28 Jul 1918
John Lawson Tempest, 3rd West Yorkshire Regiment killed 3 May 1917
Stanley Tempest, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry killed 1 Jul 1916
Horace Todd, Lancashire Fusiliers killed 25 Mar 1918
Richard Croft Ward, Royal Engineers d 25 April 1916


In Loving Memory of John Eric Parkinson, Lieut. Queen’s Own Yorkshire Dragoons killed whilst serving 27 Mar 1943 aged 26 lies buried at Sfax Tunisia

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