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Little Smeaton War Memorial

in the grounds of St Martin's in the Parish of Womersley

In Memory of Those of Womersley who Fell in The Great War 1914 - 1918


Names Additional information where known
Bernard Moore Blakeston  
Sidney Buxton  
Bramley Dobson Bradley was the son of William and Annie Dobson of Womersley. William worked in the local lime quarry. Bradley who in the 1901 census is transcribed as Bramby. The 1911 census shows Bramley with his 4 siblings. The two eldest boys, including Bramley, now worked in the lime quarry with their father as burners. The family were still in womersley where the family of 7 lived in a 5 roomed house. Bramley enlisted in Pontefract where he joined the WY Regt and became 21329, after 1916 transferring to the MGC and changing his army no. to 106609. Bramley died of wounds on 5th April 1918 aged 25. He rests in Varennes Military Cemetery. In the Pontefract area in 1916 Bramley married Annie Mitchell, who, c1920 was living in Jarrow.
Additional information supplied by V Mullen
George Codbold  
Herbert Codbold  
Charles Jakeman  
Gwynn Lewis Broadhurst James  
Walter Markham  
William Edward 5th Earl of Rosse William Edward Parsons, 5th Earl of Rosse (1873 - 1918) was elected a Representative Peer in 1911. The famiy home of the Earl's of Rosse is Birr Castle in County Offaly, Ireland.
Philip Gamm Scott  
Ralph Scott  
Arthur Simpkin  
Walter Douglas Taylor  
William Henry Thompson  
Richard Croft Ward  
William Wheeldon  


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