War Memorial in Castle Bolton
St Oswald's Church: marble tablet
To the honoured memory of
Castle Bolton men, who gave their lives for their
Country during the World, Great War, 1914 - 1918.
Robert Henry Lambert, KRR Regt.
Fell on the Somme, Sept. 15th 1916, aged 21.
John Fawcett, 8th West Yorks Regt.
Fell in France, June 16th 1917, aged 37.
Fred Kilding Shields, 8th West Yorks Regt.
Fell in Belgium, Sept. 29th 1917, aged 21.
Thomas Storey, KRR Regt.
Fell in France, March 21st 1918, aged 24.
Fred Lealman, 1/5th Yorks Regt.
Fell in France, N W Merville, April 19th 1918, aged 29
George Beckwith, D of W Regt.
Died of wounds March 30th 1918, aged 19.
In his keeping.
a second plaque:
In honoured memory of
Flying Officer, DFM, RAF.
killed in action 2nd Nov. 1944,
aged 27 years.
At the going down of the sun
and in the morning
we will remember them.
Those who Fell in WW1
Private, 2nd/4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), 186 Brigade, 62nd Division. Army no 22371. He also served as Private, Army no 44645 with The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry).
He died from his wounds on Saturday 30 March 1918 at 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital. He was 19.
He was the son of William and Mary Beckwith, Redmire.
He is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension no 1.
Private, 18th (Service) Battalion (2nd Bradford), The Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment), 93 Brigade, 31st Division. Army no 40330
He died from his wounds on Saturday 16 June 1917 in the Casualty Clearing Station at Aubigny. He was 37.
He was the cousin of Annie Wade, Japonica House, Halton East, Skipton.
He is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension
LAMBERT, Robert Henry
Rifleman, 21st (Service) Battalion (Yeoman Rifles), The King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 124 Brigade, 41st Division. Army no C/12595.
He was killed in action on Sunday 17 September 1916 in the fighting on the Somme. He was 21.
He was the son of Robert and Jane Lambert, Castle Bolton.
He is remembered on The Thiepval Memorial.
Private, 1st/5th Battalion TF, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own, (Yorkshire Regiment), 150 Brigade, 50th Division. Army no 241657
He was killed in action on Wednesday 10 April 1918 in the fighting at Estaires. He was 29.
He was the son of Henry and Mary Lealman, Castle Bolton.
He is buried in Merville Communal Cemetery Extension Inscription “He Died for Freedom and Honour”
SHIELDS, Fred Kilding
Private, 8th (Service) Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own, (Yorkshire Regiment) 69 Brigade, 23rd Division. Army no 26237.
He was killed in action on Saturday 29 September 1917 at the Battle of Polygon Wood. He was 21.
He was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Shields, Castle Bolton.
He is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery Inscription Thy Will be done.
Rifleman, 7th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 43 Brigade, 14th Division. Army no C/12597.
He was killed in action on Thursday 21 March 1918 at the Battle of St Quentin. He was 24.
He was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Storey, Castle Bolton.
He is remembered on The Pozières Memorial.
Those who Fell in WW2
PARKER Edward DFM
Flying Officer/Air Gunner, 576 Squadron, Royal Air Force. RAF no 54422.
He was killed on active service on Thursday 2 November 1944. He was 27.
He was the son of James and Ada Parker and the husband of May Parker, Burnley.
He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany.
Lancaster III NE115 UL-B2 took off at 16.00 hours from RAF Fiskerton, Lincolnshire on a raid on Dusseldorf. 6 of the crew died and the other was taken as a Prisoner of War.