On Friday 6th November 1914 the Bradford Daily Telegraph published a list of the first 1000 men to enlist in what was to become the 16th Battalion (1st Bradford Pals).
 
Listed here Surnames beginning T - U - V with further detail.
 
TANKARD, Herbert – Iron Moulder
 
MIC: Pte 16/96 - Dead
 
b. 1887 Listerhills, Bradford. Son of Fred and Sarah Tankard
 
1911: 3 Hannah Gate, Bradford. Age 24. Iron Moulder.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 7 Lumby Street, Bradford
 
d. 3/5/1917
CWGC: TANKARD, HERBERT
Rank: Private
Service No:16/96
Date of Death: 03/05/1917 Age: 30
Regiment/Service: "D" Coy. 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Panel Reference: Bay 4.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Sarah Holroyd, of 7, Lumby St., Manchester Rd., Bradford, Yorks.
 
TANKARD, Sharp – Drawing Overlooker
 
MIC: Pte – Sgt 16/383. Sjt North’d Fusiliers 60718
 
b. 1891 Bradford. Son of Hiram Thomas and Minnie Tankard
 
1911: 22 Raglan Street Queensbury Bradford.  Age 20.  Drawing Overlooker.
 
m. 19/6/1915 Bradford to Mabel Ellison.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 43 Poplar Avenue, Horton Bank, Bradford
 
d. 1941 Spen Valley. Age 50.
 
TARRANT, George – Gardener
 
MIC: L/Cpl – Pte 16/455 – Dead.
 
b. 1891 Catherington, Hampshire. Son of George and Elizabeth Tarrant.
 
1911: Birkin Gardens, Dorchester. Age 19. Gardener.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 12/6/1916
CWGC: TARRANT, GEORGE
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 161455 (16/455)
Date of Death: 12/06/1916 Age: 25
Regiment: 16th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).
Cemetery: BEAUVAL COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of George and Elizabeth Tarrant, of Bull's Lodge, Waterlooville, Cosham, Hants.
 
Note: Brother William James Tarrant - Sapper 44691 RE 91st Coy KIA 25/9/1915 France.
 
TATE, Randall Schofield  – Chemist
 
MIC:  Not found
National Archives: Lieutenant Randall Schofield TATE. The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment).
 
b. Cleckheaton 1894. Son of Thomas and Emma Tate.
 
1911: Railway Street, Cleckheaton. Age 17. Chemistry Student.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 12/8/1951 Claro, Yorks. Age 57.
 
TAYLOR, Albert Victor – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/460 – Northumberland Fusiliers 60940 Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Entry Damaged.
 
d. u/k
 
TAYLOR, Albert – Scale Maker
 
MIC: Pte 1044 – AOC L/Sjt 029420
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. u/k
 
TAYLOR, George Stead - Painter
 
MIC: Pte 16/505 - Dead
 
b. 1896 Bradford.
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 458 Manchester Road, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: TAYLOR, GEORGE STEAD
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/505
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
 
TAYLOR, George – Printer
 
MIC: Not found.
 
b. 1896 Bradford. Son of George Southgate and Sophina Edith Taylor.
 
1911: 116 Lumb Lane, Bradford. Age 15. Apprentice Lithographer Printing.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 1 Lilly Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TAYLOR, Herbert – Tram Driver
 
MIC: Sjt 16/458 – Class Z
 
b. 1878 Wetherby, Yorks.
 
1911: 12, Sharp Street, Wibsey, Bradford. Age 33. Electric Tram Driver.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 40 School Street, Low Moor, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TAYLOR, Hubert – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/236 Dis 6/11/1917 Wounds.
 
b. 1894 Meltham, Yorks. Son of James and Mary Emma Taylor.
 
1911: 100 Haycliffe Road, Bradford. Age 17 Dyer’s Labourer.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 94 Haycliffe Road, Little Horton, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TELFER, David – Draper
 
MIC: Not found.
 
b. 1885 Bradford. Son of George and Margaret Telfer.
 
1911: 5 Hallfield Road, Bradford. Age 26 Single Credit Draper.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 5 Hallfield Road, Bradford.
 
d. Bradford 1929. Age 44.
 
TETLEY, Gilbert – Cashier
 
MIC: L/Sgt -  Sgt 16/233 Dis.
 
b. 1891
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
m. 1918 Bradford to Esther Evelyn Williamson Atkinson.
 
d. Blackpool 26/11/1951 Age 60.
 
TETLEY, Irwin – Cabinet Maker
 
MIC: Pte 16/607 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1895.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None Found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 75 Carrington Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TETLEY, Walter – Laboratory Assistant - Belgian Croix de Guerre
 
MIC: Pte 16/320 - Dead
 
b. Bradford 1896. Son of Arthur and Mary Jane Tetley.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 50 Parkside Road, West Bowling, Bradford.
 
d. 11/5/1918
CWGC: TETLEY, WALTER
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No:16/320
Date of Death: 11/05/1918 Age: 22
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: BRAINE-LE-COMTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Croix de Guerre (Belgium). Son of Mary Jane Tetley, of 730, Manchester Rd., Bradford, Yorks, and the late Arthur Tetley.
 
(Note: Serving 15/17 West Yorks. 16 west Yorks disbanded by this time)
  
THACKRAY, Edgar – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte L/Cpl 16/225 – Dis.
Disch. 16/1/18 392 (xvi)
 
b. Bradford 1895. Son of Fred and Harriet Thackray.
 
1911: 13 Gordon Street, Clayton, Bradford. Age 16. Warehouseman.
 
Service Records:
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
m. 1918 Bradford to Hilda Hall.
 
d. Bradford 1973. Age 78.
 
THOMAS, William Leonard – Analytical Chemist & Engineer
 
MIC: W Yorks Regt. - Captain West Riding Regiment.
10 Victor Road, Manningham, Bradford.
 
b. Bradford 1889. Son of William and Mary Thomas.
 
1911: 8 Victor Road, Bradford. Age 22. Analytical Chemist.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
THOMPSON, Harold M – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/42 Dis.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 113 Maperton Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
THOMPSON, Louis – Designer
 
MIC: Sjt – WO Class 2 16/624 – Class Z
 
b. Bingley 1884. Son of William and Sarah Thompson.
 
1911: 6 Amy Street, Bingley. Age 27. Designing Worsted Cloth.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. Bradford 1961. Age 77.
 
THOMSON, Malcolm Oswold – Clerk
 
MIC: 89th Trng Bn TR/5/76579 Disch. 16/10/17
 
b. Bradford 1877. Son of
 
m. Guernsey, Channel Islands 6/4/1902 to Clara Dick.
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: 16/147 Malcolm Oswald Thomson e. 20/9/14 age 34 yrs. 278 days. Served at Home for duration. Discharged 19/2/1917 Class W for work with Low Moor Iron Company, Forge Dept. Low Moor, Bradford.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 28 Spring Gardens, Manningham Lane, Bradford.
 
d. 10/12/1947 Bradford. Age 70.
 
THOMPSON, David – Super Porter
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None Found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 390 Back Lane, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
THORNTON, Fred – Stuff Presser
 
MIC: : Pte 16/261
Disch. 392 (XVI) 19/2/19
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
THORNTON, John George – Carter
 
MIC:  Pte Yorkshire Regt. 21968
 
b. 1886 Son of Edmund and Rose Thornton.
 
m. Bradford 26/11/1905 to Florence Ellis.
 
1911: 6 Bingley Street, Bradford. Age 24. Carter.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Soldiers Who Died: 8/7/1917 1 Garrison Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment
Formerly (16/) 206 West Yorks.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 8/7/1917
CWGC: THORNTON, G
Rank: Private
Service No: 21968
Date of Death: 08/07/1917 Age: 31
Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment 1st Garrison Bn
Cemetery: MADRAS (ST. MARY'S) CEMETERY, CHENNAI
Additional Information: Son of Edmund and Rose Thornton; husband of Florence Thornton, of 19, Ingleby St., Brownroyd, Bradford, Yorks. Born at Bradford.
 
THORNTON, John Robert – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16 West Yorks – 18 West Yorks Lt – A/Capt.
11 Thorn Terrace, Thorncliffe Road, Bradford.
 
b. Bradford 1889. Son of Robert and Eleanor Thornton.
 
1911: 11 Thorn Terrace, Bradford. Age 22. Clerk.
 
Service Records: National Archive WO 339/37217.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 12 Barmouth Terrace. Capt West Yorks e.21/9/14
 
d. u/k
 
THORNTON, Walter – Assistant Manager
 
MIC: Pte 16/700 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
THORPE, Charles – Car Driver
 
MIC: Pte 16/205 Class Z 27/3/19
 
b. Bradford 1881 Son of Charles and Elizabeth Thorpe.
 
m. 1903 in Bradford to Harriett Emmatt.
 
1911: 45 North Parade, Ilkley. Age 30. Chauffer (Domestic)
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 13 Armstrong Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
THORPE, Matthew William – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/425 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 134 College Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
THORPE, Thomas – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/98 - Dis
ROLL: Dis 392 (xvi) 11/7/18
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 104 Bolton Hall Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
THORNTON, Fred – Woolcomber
 
MIC:
 
b.
 
1911:
 
Service Records:
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d.
 
TICKLE, Sydney Ronald – Window Cleaner
 
MIC: Pte 16/792 – Class Z
 
b. Tottenham 1889 Son of Digby C and Elizabeth Tickle.
 
m. Bradford 1909
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Bournemouth 1940. Age 51.
 
TILLEY, Arthur – Warehouseman
Brother of 16/472 George Tilley.
 
MIC: 16/581 (MIC states 15/581)
ROLL: Pte 16/581 Disch. 392 (xvi) 25/11/1916
 
b. Bradford 1890 Son of Harry and Annie Tilley.
 
1911: 2 Low Fold, Bolton, Bradford. Age 21. Warehouseman (Cloth)
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 2 Low Fold, Bolton Lane, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TILLEY, George – Printer
Brother of 16/581 Arthur.
 
MIC: Pte 472 – Labour Corps 654627.
 
b. Bradford 1888.  Son of Harry and Annie Tilley.
 
1911: 2 Low Fold, Bolton, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 2 Low Fold, Bolton Lane, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TILLEY, St Clair – Coremaker
 
MIC: Pte 16/503 - Z 1/4/19
 
b. Bradford 1887.
 
1911: Not found.
 
m. Bradford 1913 to Alice Boothroyd.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Bradford 1938. Age 51.
 
TINSON, Frederick – Tram Driver
 
MIC: None found.
 
b. 1872 Little Comberton/Gumberton, Worcestershire.
 
1911: 1017 South View Terrace, Leeds Road, Bradford. Age 42.  Electric Tram Driver.
 
Service Records: 16/839 e. Age 42 Years 72 days Tram Driver b. Little Gumberton, Worcs.
Transferred Yorkshire Regiment 41184.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 1017 South View Terrace, Leeds Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TOLSON, Percy – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/1024 – D of W.
 
b. Birkenshaw, Nr. Bradford 1887. Son of Ben and Hannah Tolson.
 
1911: 15 Coventry Street, Wakefield Road, Bradford. Age 26. Clerk (Commercial).
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 61 Compton Street, Dudley Hill, Bradford.
 
d. 29/9/1916
CWGC: TOLSON, PERCY
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/1024
Date of Death: 29/09/1916 Age: 29
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Grave Reference: I. J. 113.
Cemetery: CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Ben and Hannah Tolson, of Birkenshaw, Bradford; husband of Eveline Tolson, of 61, Compton St., Dudley Hill, Bradford, Yorks.
 
TOMLIN, John – Weaver
 
MIC: Pte 16/939 – Pte DLI 99414 Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
TOMLINSON, Dennis – Bandmaker
 
MIC:  Pte 16/734 K in A.
 
b. Halifax 1898. Son of John and Lavinia Tomlinson
 
1911: 27 Bouse Fold off Prospect Street, Bradford. Age 12. Mill Hand.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 8 Prospect Street, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: TOMLINSON, DENIS
Rank: Private
Service No:16/734
Date of Death:01/07/1916Age:18
Regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) 16th Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of John and Lavinia Tomlinson, of 8, Prospect St., Hall Lane, Wakefield Rd., Bradford.
 
TORDOFF, Walter – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 621 – AOC 027096
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 52 Edinburgh Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TOTTY, Ernest Arthur – Civil Engineer
 
MIC: Royal Engineers Sapper 63649 Z Res.
 
b. 1893 Granville, NSW, Australia. Son of Jonas and Amelia Totty.
 
1911: 11 Undercliffe Lane, Bradford. Age 17. Apprentice to Builder.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 11 Undercliffe Lane, Bradford.
 
m. Bradford 1920 to Florence Mary Schofield.
 
d. u/k
 
TOWNEND, Herbert – Blacksmith
 
MIC: Cpl – Sgt 16/65 – Sgt North’d Fusiliers 60771 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1884. Son of Albert and Ada Townend.
 
1911: 48 Edinburgh Street, Listerhills, Bradford. Age 27. Blacksmith.
 
Service Records: None fund.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 20 Fieldhead Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TOWNEND, James Edward – Plumber
 
MIC: Pte 16/126 Z Res 10/4/19
 
b. Bradford 1891. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Townend.
 
1911: 39 Southfield Square, Bradford. Age 20. Plumbers Apprentice.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 118 Whetley Hill, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TOWNEND, John Arthur – Traveller
 
MIC: Pte – L/Cpl 16/120 - Dead
 
b. Bradford 1893. Son of Edward and Elizabeth Townend.
 
1911: 39 Southfield Square Bradford. Age 18. Clerk in Shipping Office.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: TOWNEND, JAMES ARTHUR
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No:16/120
Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age: 23
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Edward and Elizabeth Townend, of 39, Southfield Square, Bradford, Yorks.
 
TURNER, John William – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Not found.
 
b. Rotherham 1897.
 
1911: 19 Birklea Street, West Bowling, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: John Willie –20 Emsley Street, West Bowling, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TURNER, Walter – Estate Agent
 
MIC: QMS – WO II 16/2 Class Z.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 31 Fitzroy Road, Bradford Moor.
 
d. u/k
 
TURNER, William – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Not found.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 67 Baird Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
TUSON, Thomas Wilfred George – Clerk
 
MIC: L/Cpl – Sgt 16/783
 
b. 1898 Bradford. Son of Wilfred George and Mary Tuson.
 
1911: Wibsey, Bradford. Age 12. School.
 
Service Records:
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. 1969 Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Age 71.
 
UNDERWOOD, George Frederick – Solicitors Clerk
 
MIC: 16/325 L/Cpl – Cpl Class Z (14/4/19)
 
b. York 1888. Son of  Henry W and Sarah M Underwood.
 
1911: The Hollies, Serpentine Road, Cleckheaton. Age 23 b. York 1888.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 79 Carrington Street – Pte West Yorks – Sept 14
 
d. u/k
 
UNDERWOOD, Harry – Dyer’s Assistant
 
MIC: 16/31 Cpl - Dead
 
b. Girlington 1896. Son of Thomas and Annie Underwood.
 
1911: 23 Pearson Lane, Daisy Hill, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 15 Manchester Road, - Cpl 16 W Yorks d. 1/7/1916
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: UNDERWOOD, HARRY
Rank: Corporal
Service No: 16131
Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age: 20
Regiment/Service: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
 Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Annie Underwood, of 15, Manchester Rd., Bradford, Yorks.
 
VARLEY, William Stanley – Woolsorter
 
MIC: 16/436 Pte – Trng Res L/Cpl TR/5/78017 = Discharged.
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of Sydney Smith and Elizabeth Varley
 
1911: 3 Ellercroft Road, Lidget Green.
 
Service Records:16/436 b Great Horton, Bradford. Age 21 yrs. 158 days Woolsorter Apprentice e. 21/9/14. Transferred Class P 9/7/1917 GSW Right Leg.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 219 Legrams Lane, Bradford. L/Cpl 16 West Yorks.
 
m. 25 March 1932 to Olive Isabelle Taylor (nee Batty)
 
d. Bradford 1940
 
VINTER, Norman Odell – Engineer
 
MIC: Temp Commission 10/9/15 MMGS – MGC Gnr 474 – Capt RAF.
 
b. Scarborough 1894. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Vinter.
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Leeds 1923. Age 29
  
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