Regiment: Duke of York's Own East Yorkshire Regiment

Aspinall, William – Corporal

DCM Citation: “For conspicuous gallantry during a raid on the enemy’s trenches. Though wounded in two places the day before he insisted on taking part in the raid, and displayed great dash in the enemy’s trenches, inflicted loss on the occupants.” (LG 20.10.16)

Brady, Edward – Private

Of 22, Lower Leigh Road, Daisy Hill, Westhoughton, Lancashire. Formerly 43790, Manchster Regiment. Prisoner of War.

Dawson, George Arthur – Corporal

Son of George and Annie Dawson, 206 Chapel Street, Salford, Lancashire. George was a plumber before he attested 19 June 1916 into the Manchester Regiment as private 51013 aged 18. He had two brothers Ralph and William and a sister Emily. His I.D. disc and two photographs were the only personal effects to be returned to his parents. Formerly 51013, Manchester Regiment.

Gorman, Frank – Private

Son of Mary Alice Crowther (formerly Gorman), of 4, Jennings’ Terrace, Warwick Street, Hull, Yorkshire, and the late James Gorman.

Horrocks, John – Lieutenant (Quartermaster)

Son of John Redford Horrocks and Lydia Horrocks, of 98, Bradford Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mary Horrocks, of 286, The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand. Served in the South African Campaign and in India.

Jones, Harry – Private

Son of Alfred and Clara Jones, of 25, Rochester Avenue, Pendleton, Lancashire. Formerly 8852, North Staffordshire Regiment.