Aireborough Historical Society

1914 - 1918 Aireborough Boys Part 09 - Brown - Bateson - Moon - Young - Booth - Brown - Lupton - Bullock - Johnson - Gaunt - Hardy - Luty - Brown - Waite - Priestley - Earnshaw - Brayshaw - Towers - Stott - Dalby - Andrews



Title
Aireborough Men who fought in the First World War
Date 1914-1918
Location Aireborough
Photo ID
Taken from two scrapbooks donated to AHS plus image and text donations from individual family members:
Comment Additional information is given to us by Ken Roberts of Guiseley.
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BROWN, WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No: 25961
Date of Death: 13/04/1918
Age: 26
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
15th/17th Bn.
Grave Reference: XXVI. F. 13A.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY, BELGIUM
Additional Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Brown, of 2, Benton Terrace, Green Lane, Yeadon, Leeds.

Pte. Albert Ed Brown. Think he was born in Guiseley. No further or Military info.


BATESON, H S
Rank: Private
Service No: R/385380
Date of Death: 16/08/1918
Age: 29
Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
Grave Reference: In South part. 141.
Cemetery YEADON (ST. JOHN) CHURCHYARD
Additional Information:
Husband of Mabel Bateson, of "Sunnymead," New Road Side, Rawdon, Leeds.


MOON, CLIFFORD ABRAHAM
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 22/03/1918
Regiment/Service: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
9th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 59 and 60.
Memorial: POZIERES MEMORIAL, FRANCE.
Additional Information: Birth 3 Sep 1894 in Guiseley,
Son of Charles Moon & Minnie Maud (Murgatroyd) Moon.

YOUNG, FRED
Rank: Private
Service No: 6/2563
Date of Death: 27/08/1915
Age: 25
Regiment/Service: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
1st 6th Bn.
Grave Reference: C. 2.
Cemetery: COLNE VALLEY CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of Ben Lister Young and Maria Young, of 8, Springbank Terrace, Guiseley, Leeds.

Pte. Allan Lupton Booth. Born, 1896. Son of Simeon & Sarah Jane Booth. Of High St, Yeadon.
Can find no further info. Suspect he survived.

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It looks as if from today's boys, all but one made it back home after the war.
No doubt this was a very bad time for Mary Brown, wife of William who lived at No. 12 Kirk Lane, Yeadon.

BROWN, WILLIAM
Rank: Gunner
Service No: 140372
Date of Death: 01/08/1917
Age: 28
Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery
"D" Bty. 46th Bde.
Grave Reference: B. 21.
Cemetery KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY, BELGIUM.
Additional Information: Husband of Mary Ann Brown, of 12 Kirk Lane, Yeadon, Leeds.

All of the 5 following boys do not appear on the CWGC register so we can safely assume they came home:-

PTE. JB Brown.
Pte. GS Brown.

Pte. F Lupton.
L/Corpl. J Lupton.

Driver Charles Bullock.
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Johnson - Gaunt - Hardy - Luty

Mrs. Sarah Johnson who lived at 9 Town Street, Yeadon lost her son who had been awarded the Military Medal a year before the war ended.
All the other boys look as if they made it back home:

JOHNSON, FRED
Rank: Private
Service No: 13201
Date of Death: 17/09/1917
Regiment/Service: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
2nd/5th Bn.
Awards: M M
Grave Reference: I. F. 18.
Cemetery: FAVREUIL BRITISH CEMETERY, FRANCE.
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Sarah Johnson, of 9, Town St., Yeadon, Leeds.


Pte. Thomas Lupton Gaunt. Born. 1888. Son of Samuel & Ruth E Gaunt of 12. South View, Yeadon.
No Military info. Presume he survived.

Pte. J Hardy. No info. I have searched 5 pages of men named J Hardy. I must have looked at him but without ADDITIONAL INFO naming his family I have drawn a blank.

Pte. Laurencece Hindle Luty. Born. 1891. Son of Alfred & Martha Luty of 10, Club Row, Yeadon.
Royal Army Ordnance Corps Service number 046016
Wounded. Awarded . Silver War Badge,
No Further info.


Pte. Peter Luty, Brother of the above, born 1898.
No Further or Military info.

Pte. Sam Luty, brother to the above 2. Born. 1894. Died, 1969.
No further or Military info.

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Brown - Waite - Priestley

Details supplied to us by Ken Roberts:

BROWN, ISAAC HARTLEY
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 13034
Date of Death: 17/10/1917
Age: 35
Regiment/Service: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
9th Bn.
Grave Reference A. "C." 104.
Cemetery YEADON CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Husband of Louie Brown, of 8, Copt Royd St., Yeadon. Born at Yeadon.

Died in hospital in Leeds after discharge from Army. Probably from cancer. (from Army service record)


Pte. Jonathan Peate Brown. Born 17/1/1883. Baptised St. Oswald, Guiseley, 1/4/1883
Died 14/6/1938.

Served with West Riding Regt.,

Pte. George Thomas Brown. Born 1893. Brother of the above 2 men. Lived at 14 West View New Scarbro Yeadon. Son of George & Isabella Brown.

No further info.

Pte. Arnold Waite, born in Guiseley 1896. Residence ay 1911 census 15 Harper Terrace Yeadon. Occupation, Dyer.
No further or Military info.
And his brother:-
Pte. Herbert Waite, Born. 1898, Residence as above.
Sons of Willie & Ruth Annie Waite.

No further or Military info.

Pte. Frank Priestley. Can find no info at all. Suggest he was born away from Yeadon & moved there later.

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Earnshaw - Brayshaw - Towers - Stott - Dalby - Andrews

Pte. JW Earnshaw, Not in CWGC register. Assume he survived.

Pte. H Brayshaw, as above....

TOWERS, MORRIS
Rank: Private
Service No: 30351
Date of Death: 07/08/1917 Died of wounds.
Age: 34
Regiment/Service: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
1st/4th Bn.
Grave Reference: A. 15.
Cemetery: ADINKERKE MILITARY CEMETERY, BELGIUM.
Additional Information: Son of Joseph and Sarah Towers; husband of the late Nellie Towers.
Married Mary Ellen, (Nellie) Spires 26/3/1906, St. John, Yeadon.

Gunner ES Scott. There are 3 ES Scott’s in the CWGC, 1 from Chigwell, 1 who was a sergeant & 1 who was a Company Serjeant Major. None seem to be the man from Yeadon.


SGT. J Dalby. MM. Not in the CWGC register. Assume he survived.

SGT. E Andrews. Not on Guiseley War Memorial, or in CWGC register. Assume he survived.

 

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