Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Taylor, William Henry – Private

Son of Joseph Henry Taylor, of 7, Alexandra Buildings, Denaby Main, Rotherham, Yorkshire. Formerly 22422, York and Lancaster Regiment.

Wall, James – Private

Son of Joseph and Mary Wall; husband of Mary Agnes Wall, of 55, Second Avenue, Verdun, Montreal, Quebec Canada. Born at Bolton, Lancashire.

Warwick, J – Second Lieutenant

Of 52, Shepherd Cross Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly Civil Service Rifles, Royal Fusiliers. Commissioned 14 January 1914.

Welch, Robert – Private

Son of Mr. G. S. and Mrs. H. Welch, of 6, Kooba Street, Leeton, New South Wales, Australia. Formerly Tr/3/18030, Traning Reserve Battalion.

Wood, Henry – Private

Of 26, Burnaby Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Enlisted November 1914. Formerly 3375, K.O.Y.L.I. Service number recorded incorrectly as 340813 on CWGC, and 540455 on Bolton Roll of Honour.

Yate, Charles Allix Lavington – Major

Son of the Rev. George Edward Yate, Vicar of Madeley, Shropshire and Prebendary of Hereford; husband of Florence Helena. Brother of Mrs. Robertson, wife of Dr. Robertson, of Bolton, Lancashire. Served in the South African Campaign. VC Citation: Le Cateau, France, 26 August 1914. When in trenches, with all his fellow officers either killed or wounded, and his men out of ammunition, he led a charge of the 19 survivors against the enemy. He was severely wounded and taken prisoner by the Germans, subsequently shot in the back during his third escape attempt at Torgau, near Berlin, Germany.