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 W - Z with further detail.
 
WADDILOVE, Norman – Gentleman
 
MIC: 16/313 Pte - Dead
 
b. Bradford 20/2/1897. Son of Albert and Annie Waddilove.
 
1911: 3 Easby Road, Bradford. Age 14.
(Note: Next door neighbour to 16/433 Reginald Oxtoby)
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WADDILOVE, N
Rank: Private
Service No:16/313
Date of Death:01/07/1916
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS
 
WADE, Frederick Rowland – Weaving Overlooker
 
MIC: Pte 9845 Army Cycl Corps – 27302 East Lancs - K in A
 
b. Bradford 1886. Son of Joseph John and Annie Wade.
 
1911: 1 Birk Lea Street, West Bowling, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None Found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 14 Hastings Place, Marshfield.
 
Soldiers Who Died: 27302 11 Bn Pte East Lancs formerly 16/407 West Yorks.
 
d. 2/7/1916
CWGC: WADE, F R
Rank: Private
Service No:27302
Date of Death:02/07/1916
Regiment: 11th Bn. East Lancashire Regiment
Cemetery: EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS
 
WADKIN, Frank – Gardener
 
MIC: Pte 16/790 – Dis.
(Discharged 17/9/19 – 392 XVI)
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WAINWRIGHT, Sam Fritz – Apprentice Wool Trade
 
MIC: Sam F Wainwright Pte 16/402 – Dis’d
(Discharged 14/10/18 – 392 (xvi)
 
b. Keighley 18/6/1895. Son of Frederick and Hannah Wainwright.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Bradford 1995. Age 100.
 
WAITE, Wilfred – Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/1036 – K in A
 
b. Guiseley. Son of Annie Elizabeth Waite.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 11A Westbourne Road, Manningham, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WAITE, WILFRED
Rank: Private
Service No:16/1036
Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age:18
Regiment: "C" Coy. 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Waite, of 11A, Westbourne Rd., Manningham, Bradford, Yorks.
 
WALKER, Gordon – Designer
 
MIC: Pte 16/604 – Class Z
(Reserve Z 19/3/19)
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Gordon William 64 Leamington Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WALKER, Horace Robert – Traveller
 
MIC: Possibly - WOII 21/207 West Yorks – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 4 Ferndale Grove, Frizinghall. RQM Sgt 21 West Yorks E. 21/9/14
 
d. u/k
 
WALKER, Percy – Clerk
 
MIC: L/Sgt 16/169 - Dead
 
b. Manningham, Bradford.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 4 Whites Terrace.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WALKER, P
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No:16/169
Date of Death:01/07/1916
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: EUSTON ROAD CEMETERY, COLINCAMPS
 
WALKER, Peter – Woolcomber
 
MIC: None found
 
b. Son of Thomas Walker.
 
1911: 1 Birkshall Lane. Age 20 – Carding Hand (Woolcomber)
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 32 Birkshall Lane, Leeds Road. Sgt 1 West Yorks
 
d. u/k
 
WALKER, William – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/975 Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None Found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WALLBANK, Cyril – Clerk
 
MIC: L/Cpl 16/434 – Trng Res Cpl TR/5/76086 – A/Sgt - Disch to Commission 2 Lt West Yorks.
Address: Ivy House, Lidget Green, Bradford.
 
b. Bradford 11 July 1895. Son of Fred and Sarah Ann Wallbank
 
1911: 22 Necropolis Road, Bradford. Age 15 Office Boy.
 
Service Records:
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Ivy House, Necropolis Road. Lt 3 West Yorks.
 
d. Bradford 1978. Age 82.
 
WALLBANK, John William – Lay Preacher
 
MIC: Pte 16/710 – North’d Fus 60692 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1885.
 
1901: 47 Earl Street, Manchester Road, Bradford. Age 16
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 22 Earl Street, Manchester Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WALLER, Frank – Cloth Finisher
 
MIC: L/Cpl – Cpl 16/59 – Dis’d
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
WALLER, George Arthur – Engineer
 
MIC: None Found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: 4 Oxford Road. Apprentice Turner Age 17.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 4 Oxford Road, Undercliffe, Bradford
 
d. u/k
 
WALLIS, Edward Kenneth – Plate Glass Cutter
 
MIC:  Possibly Yorkshire Regt. Cpl 21947
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 111 Whitby Road, Manningham, Bradford. Sgt 16 West Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
WALLIS, John William – Furnishers Salesman
 
MIC: Not Found.
 
b. Bradford 1885.
 
1911: 12 Nurser Lane, Bradford. Age 26 Furniture Salesman
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 37 Hampden Place, Little Horton, Bradford. CQM Sgt 16 West Yorks
 
d. Bradford 1941. Age 56.
 
WALMSLEY, Arthur – Draper’s Assistant
 
MIC: Pte – L/Cpl 16/380 - KIA
 
b. Bradford 1896. Son of Walter and Amy Walmsley.
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 379 Thornton Road, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WALMSLEY, ARTHUR
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No:16/380
Date of Death:01/07/1916 Age:20
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Walter and Amy Walmsley, of 379, Thornton Rd., Bradford, Yorks.
 
WALSH, John – Warehouseman
 
MIC: 1051 West Yorks Durham LI 46245 & 92299
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
WARHURST, Ernest – Electrician
 
MIC: Pte 16/186 – K in A
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 9/10/1917
CWGC: WARHURST, ERNEST
Rank: Private
Service No:16/186
Date of Death:09/10/1917
Regiment: 1st/5th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
 
WASTENEY, George Arthur – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/709 – Class Z
 
b. Rotherham 1897. Son of Herbert and Lillie Wasteney.
 
1911: 161 Paley Road, Bradford. Age 13 Errand Boy in Woollen Warehouse.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Blackpool 1960. Age 62
 
WATERWORTH, Leslie – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/752 – Dis’d
Discharged 392 (XVI) 2/11/1918.
 
b. Son of John and Ada Waterworth.
 
1911: 4 Stone Hall Road, Bradford. Age 15. Occupation Tyer In (Millhand)
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 4 Stone Hall Road, Eccleshill, Bradford
 
d. Wharfedale 1972. Age 72.
 
WATSON, Albert John – Stationer’s Assistant
 
MIC: Sjt 16/798 –Dis’d to Comm. W Yorks - Lt MGC
29 Southfield Square, Manningham, Bradford.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 29 Southfield  Square, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WATSON, Charles Arthur – Inspector GPO
 
MIC: CSM – WO II 16/73 - Dead
 
b. Baildon
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WATSON, CHARLES ARTHUR
Rank: Company Serjeant Major
Service No:16/73
Date of Death:01/07/1916
Regiment: "A" Coy. 16th Bn. Panel West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) Reference: Pier and Face 2 A 2 C and 2 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Husband of Nellie Watson, of 4, East Parade, Baildon, Shipley, Yorks.
 
WATSON, Frank – Engineer’s Draughtsman
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 29 Oakroyd Terrace, Manningham.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WATSON, FRANK
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death:01/07/1916
Regiment: 18th Bn. attd. 93rd T.M. Bty. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
 
WATSON, Lewis – Drapers Assistant
 
MIC: Pte – L/Cpl 16/24 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 167 Paley Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WATSON, Lionel Cassels – Assistant Engineer
 
MIC: None found.
 
(Commissioned in to 18th W Yorks at Ripon (RAW)).
 
b. Scotland 1891. Son of James and Lizzie Cassels.
 
1901: 10 Park Drive, Heaton, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 10 Park Drive, Heaton.
 
d. u/k
 
WATSON, Maurice – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte – Sgt 16/89 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 28 Queens Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WATSON, Norman – Butcher
 
MIC: Cpl 18/625 – Disc.
 
b. Bradford 1895. Son of John William and Ellen Bell Watson.
 
1911: 4 Westbury Street, Bradford. Age 16 Factory Hand.
 
Service Records: e. 22/9/14 Age 19 years 361 days. Butcher. b Bradford.
Transferred 18th Bn 14/3/1915.  GSW Left upper arm active service overseas.
Transferred 89 Trng Bn. TR/5/77116
Discharged.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 23 Dudley Street, Tyersal, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WATSON, William Edward – Plasterer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 478 – Yorks and Lancs 45231
Roll. (Discharged 6/2/20 No longer physically fit.)
b. Bradford 1877. Son of Edwin Watson.
 
m. 1902 to Florence Hartley.
 
1911: 33 Garfield Avenue, Bradford. Age 34. Temporary Postman.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 33 Garfield Avenue, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WEDGBURY, Walter – Window Cleaner
 
MIC: Pte 16/352 – Dis’d
Roll: Discharged 392 (XVI) 14/3/18
b. 1881 Son of Alfred and Esther Verity Wedgbury
 
1911: 48 Royd Street, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 14 Bengal Street, West Bowling, Bradford.
 
m. Keighley 27/12/1920. Hannah Brown.
 
d. u/k
 
WELDON, Alfred – Grocer
 
MIC: Pte 16/54 – Class Z
Roll: Reserve Z 26/2/19
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WETHERELL, Leonard – Shop Assistant
 
MIC: None found. Did not serve overseas.
 
b. Gomersal 1891. Son of Thomas and Emma Wetherell.
 
1911: 29 Swinton Place, Great Horton, Bradford.
 
Service Records: 16/923.  e. 24/9/1914 Age 24 years 34 days - Shop Assistant b. Gomersal.
Discharged 19/3/1915 T.B.
Father Thomas 80 Arncliffe Terrace, Bradford.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. u/k
 
WHALLEY, James Arthur – Mason
 
MIC: Pte 16/322 – D of Wds
 
b. 1909 Denholme. Son of Charles and Sarah Alice Whalley.
 
m. Denholme 23/1/1909 to Annie Metcalfe.
 
1911: 10 Bond Street, Denholme, Nr Bradford. Age 29 Stone Mason.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. 21/10/1916
CWGC: WHALLEY, J A
Rank: Private
Service No:16/323  (Note incorrectly transcribed by CWGC)
Date of Death: 21/10/1916
Regiment: 12th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: COUIN BRITISH CEMETERY
Additional Information: Husband of Mrs. A. Marcham (formerly Whalley), of 16, Long Lane, Harden, Bingley, Yorks.
 
WHARRAM, William Stephenson – Farm Pupil – DCM
 
MIC: Pte 16/1068 – 2 Lt West Yorks
The Beeches, Cliffe, Selby, Yorks.
 
b. Abt 1896
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not Found
 
DCM Citation: 16/1068 Pte W. S. Wharram.
For conspicuous gallantry in action. In the company of one officer he bombed down an enemy trench and assisted in the capture of 100 prisoners (25/11/16)
 
m. Whitby 1922 to Dorothy C Banks
 
d. Scarborough 1964. Age 68.
 
WHARTON, Timothy – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/61 - Dead
 
b. 1884 Son of Samuel and Mary Wharton
 
m. 15/10/1904 to Mabel Pickhard.
 
1911: 4 Cavalier Street, Bradford. Age 26. Wood Sawyer.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 4 Cavalier Street, Otley Road, Bradford.
 
d. 29/7/1918
CWGC: WHARTON, TIMOTHY
Rank: Private
Service No:16/61
Date of Death: 29/07/1918 Age: 34
Regiment: 15th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of the late Sam and Mary Wharton, of Bradford; husband of Mabel Wharton, of 4, Cavalier St., Otley Rd., Bradford.
 
WHEELWRIGHT, Edgar – Signwriter
 
MIC: None found – No Overseas Service.
 
b. Bradford 3/2/1895
 
1911: 358 Manchester Road, Bradford. “Yorkshire Divan”
 
Service Records: 16/650 e. 22/9/14 Age 19 years 231 days b. Bradford. Signwriter.
Mother Martha Ellen 358 Manchester Road.
Deserted 7/8/1915
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Bradford 1973. Age 78.
 
WHELAN, William – Waiter
 
MIC: L/Cpl 16/645 – Pte RDC 80212
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 30 Globe Fold, Whetley Hill, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WHITAKER, Charles Frederick – Clerk
 
MIC: Sjt 16/677 – 3rd West Yorks 2 Lt – Dis to Comm.
6 Beanlands Parade, Ilkley, Yorks.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WHITAKER, Irvin – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/394 – Dis’d
Roll: Discharged 392 (xvi) 7/2/1918
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WHITAKER, Richard Edmondson – Pattern Room Weaver
 
MIC: 1. Pte 16/146 Dis’d  2. Whitaker, Richard Edmondson 16/146 dis 2/8/1917 Wds.
Roll: Discharged 392 (xvi) 2/8/1917
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found
 
d. u/k
 
WHITAKER, Samuel – Clerk
 
MIC: L/Cpl 16/311 – Dis’d to commission West Riding Regt.
ROLL: a/Col Sgt Discharge to Comm 3rd West Riding Regt. 28/5/1918
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: Not found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WHITE, Tom – Assistant Surveyor
 
MIC: Pte – Cpl 16/544 – Royal Engineers 246371 Z Res 18/1/19
 
b. 27/51891 Bingley. Son of Henry Kirk and Margaret White.
 
1911: 8 Amy Street, Bingley. Age 19. Surveyor Pupil.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
m. 4/2/1918 to Marjorie Tomlinson.
 
d. Worth Valley 1974. Age 82.
 
WHITEHEAD, John – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/748 – Class Z
ROLL: Reserve Z 10/4/1919
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: (Jack) 110 City Road, Bradford. Pte 16 West Yorks.
 
d. u/k
 
WHITEHEAD, Walter – Spinner’s Clerk - MM and DCM
 
MIC: Pte – Col/Sjt 16/231 – C/Sjt - CQM Sgt - 40904 Northumberland Fusiliers – Class Z 17/2/19. DCM.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: Not found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 59 Westfield Road, Bradford. QM Sgt 16 West Yorks DCM & MM.
 
DCM Citation: Sjt (A/CQMS) W. Whitehead, M.M. North’d Fus. (Bradford) (LG 3/10/1918)
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Under the most difficult circumstances he maintained communication both by telephone and visual throughout his battalion, and with the units on his flank as well. The way in which he organised his signallers and controlled the working and repairing of lines for whole days and nights under never ceasing shell fire won for him the admiration of all.
 
d. u/k
 
WHITEHOUSE, George Richardson – Chauffeur
 
MIC: Possibly Pte 58760 Kings Liverpool Regiment – RASC M/397985
 
b. 15/2/1878 Hornsey, London. Son of Thomas and Mary Whitehouse.
m. Bradford 16/1/1909 to Helen Sophie Thompson.
 
1911: 9 Cranmer Road, Bradford. Age 33. Chauffer For Bradford Corporation.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 77 Fitzroy Road, Bradford.
 
m. Bradford 4/2/1920 to Henrietta Foster
 
m. 1943 to Ida Holmes.
 
d. Worth Valley 1959 Age 81.
 
WHITELEY, Edgar – Mechanic
 
MIC: Not found.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found
 
Service Records: Not found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WHITESIDE, John William – Turner
 
MIC: No Overseas Service
 
b. Leeds 1890. Son of William and Mary Ann Whiteside.
 
1911: 3 Upper Moscar Street, Bradford. Age 21. Iron Turner.
 
Service Records: 16/958 e. 24/9/14 Age 25 yrs. 156 days. Engineers turner b. Hunslet, Leeds.  Attached duty to Armstrong Whitworth 1/6/15. Discharged “surplus to military requirements” not having suffered impairment 10/1/19
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d.  u/k
 
WHITLEY, John E – Insurance Assistant Superintendant
 
MIC: Sjt – A/WOII - 16/321 – Labour Corps 656089
 
b. Leeds 1882. Son of David and Caroline Whitley
 
m. Bradford 28/1/1905 to Emily Raynor.
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: 16/321 e. 21/9/14 Age 31 years 359 days b. Bradford.
Wife Emily Raynor  m. 28/1/1905.
Wounded 2/7/1916 Shell Wound left hand.
Posted to 10 West Yorks 18/7/1916.
Transferred Labour Corps 6/11/1918
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: John Edward 22 Maperton Road, Bradford.
 
d. Pateley Bridge 1967. Age 84.
 
WHITLEY, William Oddy – Draughtsman
 
MIC: No overseas service.
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of James and Edith Ann Whitley
 
1911: 24 Heidelberg Road, Manningham, Bradford. Age 16. Warehouse Boy.
 
Service Records: 16/777 e. 23/9/14 age 20 years 98 days b. Manningham Bradford. Draughtsman.  Discharged 24/4/1915 Defective Eyesight “unlikely to become an efficient soldier”
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WHITWORTH, Thomas Percy – Draper’s Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/9 – Class Z
 
b. Halifax 1894. Son of Thomas and Mary H Whitworth
 
1911: 30 Wellington Street, Laisterdyke, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 975 Leeds Road, Bradford. Age 16. Millhand Warehouse.
 
Emigration: Arrived in Canada 1924
 
d. u/k
 
WILD, David – Foreman Wireman GPO
 
MIC: 1054 West Yorks – RE A/Sjt 89199
 
b. Bradford 1879.
 
1911: 264 Heaton Road, Manningham. Age 32. Telephone Worker.
 
Service Records: Not found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WILDSMITH, Reginald Victor – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/63 – Lt 3 West Yorks
Cliffe House, Farnley Tyas, W Huddersfield.
ROLL: Discharged to commission 3 West Yorks 29/1/1918
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WILKINSON, Arthur – Butcher
 
MIC: Pte 16/1017 – Dis’d
 
b. Halifax 1879. Son of Joseph and Harriet A Wilkinson
 
1911: 23 Burlington Terrace, Bradford. Age 32. Butcher
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour:
 
d. u/k
 
WILKINSON, Arthur – Seal Finisher
 
MIC: Pte 16/201 - Dead
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Wilkinson.
 
1911: 151 Priestman Street, Manningham, Bradford. Age 17. Seal Finisher.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 151 Priestman Street, Bradford.
 
d. 22/11/1917
CWGC: WILKINSON, ARTHUR
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/201
Date of Death: 22/11/1917
Regiment/Service: 2nd/5th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
 
WILKINSON, Clarence – Traveller - Military Medal
 
MIC: Cpl – WOII 16/351 M.M. Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 420 Livingstone Road, Bradford. Co Sgt Maj 16 West Yorks. Military Medal.
 
d. u/k
 
WILKINSON, Harry – Tramway Messenger
 
MIC: Pte 16/189 – Pte RDC 65094 Dis.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 104 Prospect Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WILKINSON, Joe – Painter
 
MIC: Pte 16/816 – ASC M/403111
 
b. Bradford 1878. Son of Fred and Adeline Wilkinson.
 
m. Abt 1900 to Priscilla.
 
1911: 8 Tork Street, Bradford. Age 33 House Painter.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WILL, John William – Draper
 
MIC: Pte 16/87 - Dead
 
b. Leeds son of George and Catherine Will.
 
m. Bradford 15/4/1908 to Elma Bateson.
 
1911: 3 Exeter Street, Bradford.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 13 Wightman Street, Bradford.
 
d. 3/5/1917
CWGC: WILL, JOHN WILLIAM
Rank: Private
Service No:16/87
Date of Death:03/05/1917
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
 
WILLIAMSON, Tom Garnett – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/297
ROLL: Reserve Z 10/4/19
 
b. Bradford 1893. Son of Thomas and Mary Anne Williamson.
 
1911: 4 Primrose Terrace, Bradford. Age 18. Butcher’s Assistant.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Tom G 14 Oxley Street, Bradford.
 
m. Bradford 20/9/1919 to Marie Haste
 
d. Bradford 1966. Age 73.
 
WILLIS, Edgar – Yarn Merchant
 
MIC: Pte 16/614. Presumed Dead.
 
b. Bradford 1894.  Son of Herbert and Sarah Hannah Willis,
 
1911:  89 Great Horton Road, Bradford. Age 19. Yarn Warehouseman.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Great Horton Road, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WILLIS, EDGAR
Rank: Private
Service No:16/614
Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age: 24
Regiment: "A" Coy. 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Herbert and the late Sarah Hannah Willis, of 89, Great Horton Rd., Bradford.
 
WILLIS, Harold – Traveller
 
MIC: Pte 16/541 – North’d Fus 40907 – Dis’d 392 (xvi)
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WILLIS, William Henry – Overlooker
 
MIC: Sgt 16/1059 – Z 14/3/19
 
b. Halifax 1885.
 
m. Bradford 27/7/07 Florence Sharp.
 
1911: 31 Arcadia Street, Bradford. Age 26. Overlooker.
 
Service Records: 16/1059 e. 27/9/14 Age 29 yrs. 230 days b. Halifax. Overlooker.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 31 Arcadia Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WILSHIRE, Herbert Overend – Clerk
 
MIC: No overseas Service.
 
b. 1888 Eccleshill, Bradford. Son of James Braithwaite and Sarah Wilshire.
 
1911: Fern Cottage, Idle Road, Bradford. Age 23. Cotton Dyer’s Clerk.
 
Service Records: 16/245 e. 21/9/14 Age 27 yrs. 29 days b. Idle, Bradford. Clerk.
Transferred 89 Trng Bn TR/5/76013 CQMS. Discharge surplus to military requirements 1/4/19.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Bradford 1946. Age 58.
 
WILSON, Edgar – Chemist
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WILSON, Frank – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/327 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d.  u/k
 
WILSON, George Francis – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 16/646 – North’d Fus 60952 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not confirmed.
 
d. u/k
 
WILSON, George – Window Cleaner (Master)
 
MIC: Pte – L/Cpl 16/82 - Dead
 
b. Bradford 1888.
 
m. Abt 1910 to Elizabeth.
 
1911: 11 Arcadia Street, Bradford. Age 23. Brewer’s Labourer.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 11 Arcadia Street, Manningham.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WILSON, G
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No:16182 (Note: Incorrectly transcribed CWGC)
Date of Death:01/07/1916
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: QUEENS CEMETERY, PUISIEUX
 
WILSON, Gilbert Henry – Warehouseman
 
MIC: No overseas service.
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of Charles William and Bertha Wilson.
 
1911: 133 Wilmer Road, Heaton, Bradford. Age 16 Stuff Warehouse boy.
 
Service Records: 16/557 e. 22/9/14 Age 20 yrs. 19 days Warehouseman b. Bradford.
Father Charles William Wilson. Royd Cliff, Highgate, Heaton, Bradford.
Medical Discharge: Chronic inflammation of knee joint “unlikely to become and efficient soldier”. 19/3/1915.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WILSON, Leonard – Wool Merchant’s Apprentice
 
MIC: Pte – Sgt 16/439 – K in A
 
b. Abt 1894. Son of George and Clara Wilson.
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 103 Garfield Avenue, Bradford.
 
d. 10/10/1918
CWGC: WILSON, LEONARD
Rank: Serjeant
Service No: 16/349
Date of Death: 11/10/1918 Age: 23
Regiment: 1st/6th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: IWUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of George and Clara Wilson, of 103, Garfield Avenue, Manningham, Bradford, Yorks.
 
WILSON, Samuel – Seal Finisher
 
MIC: Pte 16/644 – MGC L/Cpl 22750 Died 21/3/1918
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 124 Aberdeen Place, Bradford.
 
d. 21/3/1918
CWGC: WILSON, SAMUEL
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 22750
Date of Death: 21/03/1918
Regiment: 59th Coy. Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL
 
WILSON, William Ewart – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte 16/919 – Dis’d
ROLL: Discharged 392 (xvi) 6/8/1917
 
b. Wibsey, Bradford 1893. Son of John and Ruth Wilson.
 
1911: 18 Tennyson Road, Wibsey, Bradford. Age 18. Municipal Office Clerk.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WISE, Alfred – Clerk
 
MIC: Pte – Cpl 16/1071 – Class Z
ROLL: Reserve Z 18/3/19
 
b. Hammersmith, London 1893. Son of Alfred William and Mary Ann Wise.
 
1911: 20 Welland Terrace, Barkerend Road, Bradford.
 
Service Records: 16/1071 e. 12/10/14 age 21 yrs. 281 days b. Hammersmith, London. Shipping Clerk. Dis’d Res Z 18/3/19.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 996 Leeds Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WOMERSLEY, Harry – Iron Moulder
 
MIC: Pte 16/641 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1883. Son of John and Serina Womersley.
 
1911: 29 Copley Street, Southfield Lane, Little Horton, Bradford. Age 28. Iron Moulder.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 29 Copley Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WOOD, Albert – Weftman
 
MIC: Cpl 12/266 - T Bn TR5/77974
 
b. Hunslet, Leeds 1894. Son of James and Rhoda Ann Wood.
 
1911: 194 Ripon Street, Bradford. Age 13. Bobbin Layer.
 
Service Records: 16/266 e. 21/9/14 age 19 yrs. 62 days. Weftman b. Leeds.
GSW Left Leg (severe) Transferred 89th Trng Res. Bn..
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 202 Exeter Street, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WOOD, Gordon – None
 
MIC: Not confirmed.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WOOD, Herbert Morris – Textile Designer
 
MIC: Pte 16/75 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 28 Spring Place, Horton Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WOOD, John Leslie – None - Military Cross
 
MIC: 2 Lt 18 West Yorks – Lt Royal Corps Signals – Lt West Yorks – Military Cross.
Manorley, Woodlands, Harrogate.
(RAW – Commissioned in 18 Bn from Skipton).
 
b. Bradford 1893.
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
Military Cross Citation (London Gazette 17/4/17) Temp. Lt. John Leslie Wood, W. York. R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On several occasions he personally went out under very heavy fire in order relay and repair his lines. He set a splendid example of courage and determination throughout the operations.
 
d. u/k
 
WOOD, John Thomas – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/793 – Trng Bn TR5/77010
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 30 Woodhall Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WOOD, Mark Allen Stanley – Textile Designer
 
MIC: Cpl – L/Sgt 16/132 – Disch to commission.
2 Lt West Riding Regt. 
204 Lilycroft Road, Bradford.
 
b. Bradford 1890. Son of John William and Florence Wood.
 
1911: 25 Newport Terrace, Manningham. Age 21 Stock-room man.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Wood, MAS, 204 Lilycroft Road, Bradford. Lt Duke of Wellington – Military Cross.
 
d. Bradford 1961. Age 71.
 
WOOD, Thomas Stanley – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/355 – K in A
 
b. Scarborough.
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 25 Copthorne Street, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WOOD, THOMAS STANLEY
Rank: Private
Service No:16/355
Date of Death:01/07/1916
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
 
WOOD, Willie Smith – Upholsterer
 
MIC: Pte – Cpl 16/1005 – Class Z
 
b. Queensbury, Bradford 17/4/1893. Son of Jacob and Martha A Wood.
 
1911: 13 West End, Queensbury, Bradford. Age 17. Upholsterer.
 
Service Records: 16/1005 e. 25/9/14 Age 21 yrs. 161 days. Upholsterer b. Queensbury, Bradford.
Reported missing 3/5/1917. Confirmed POW Dulman.
To England 19/12/18
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Halifax 1980. Age 87.
 
WOODCOCK, Herbert William – Electrical Engineer
 
MIC: Not found
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WOODHALL, George Edward – Driver
 
MIC: Pte 16/262 Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1895. Son of John Robert and Sarah Ann Woodhall.
 
1911: 85 Edderthorpe Street, Leeds Road, Bradford. Age 16. Greengrocers Carter.
 
m. Bradford 1/5/1915 to Martha Elizabeth Dalby.
 
Service Records: None fund.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 262 Bolton Road, Bradford.
 
d.  u/k
 
WOODHEAD, Ernest – Woolcomber
 
MIC: Pte 16/469 – K in A
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of Herbert and Florence Louisa Woodhead.
 
1911: 15 Stowell Mill Street, Bradford. Age 16. Worsted Spinner.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 13 Stowell Mill Street, Little Horton, Bradford.
 
d. 26/6/1916
CWGC: WOODHEAD, ERNEST
Rank: Private
Service No:469
Date of Death:26/06/1916Age:21
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: BERTRANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Additional Information: Son of Herbert and Florence Louisa Woodhead, of 13, Stowell Mill Street, Little Horton, Bradford.
 
WOODHEAD, James – Warehouseman
 
MIC: No Overseas Service
 
b. Bradford 1890. Son of Walter L and Lydia Woodhead.
 
1911: 6 Copthorne Road, Bradford. Age 21. Shipping Clerk.
 
m. Bradford 10/4/16 to Janet Holmes
 
Service Records: 16/743 e. 23/9/14 Age 24 yrs. 233 days. Warehouseman b. Bradford.
Posted 89 Trng Bn. As TR5/76114 1/9/16. Transferred Army Reserve. Employed by Messrs. Armstrong Whitworth, Newcastle.
“wound of skull – kicked by horse when on military duty. Disch. 22/2/17 no longer physically fit etc.,”
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 15 Copthorne Road, Bradford.
 
d. u/k
 
WOODHEAD, Tom Ernest – Draper
 
MIC: Pte 16/877 – Class Z
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WOODHOUSE, Francis John – Patternman
 
MIC: Cpl 16/106 - Dead
 
b. Pontefract 1890. Son of Charles Rance and Sarah Elizabeth Woodhouse.
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 59 Manor Row, Low Moor, Bradford.
 
d.  22/7/1916
CWGC: WOODHOUSE, FRANCIS JOHN
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Service No:16/106
Date of Death: 22/07/1916 Age: 27
Regiment: 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Cemetery: ST. POL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Additional Information: Husband of Lilian Woodhouse, of 59, Manor Row, Low Moor, Bradford.
 
WOODHOUSE, Walter – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte 16/69 – Dead.
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of Fred and Mary Ann Margaret Woodhouse.
 
1911: 153 Pollard Street, Bradford. Age 16. Herbalist Clerk.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 153 Pollard Street, Bradford.
 
d. 1/7/1916
CWGC: WOODHOUSE, WALTER
Rank: Private
Service No: 16/69
Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age: 22
Regiment: "B" Coy. 16th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Woodhouse, of 153, Pollard St., Bradford, Yorks.
 
WOODHOUSE, William Knowles - Sailor
 
MIC: Pte – Sjt 1034 – Sgt MGC 148340 - Z
ROLL: Class Z 21/4/19
 
b. Bradford 1894. Son of Herbert and Mary Hettie Woodhouse.
 
1911: Not confirmed.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 1 Collins Street, Bradford.
 
m. Great Horton Bradford 20/8/1918 to Harriet Elizabeth Hardy.
 
d. 1972 Dewsbury. Age 77.
 
WORSNOP, John William – Solicitor’s Clerk
 
(Note: Commissioned in 18 Bn from Skipton (RAW))
 
MIC: West Yorks Regt. 2 Lt - missing 30/6/1916
Father E. Worsnop Esq, 16 Redburn Road, Shipley.
 
b. Bradford 1893. Son of Edwin and Ellen Worsnop.
 
1911: 26 Cambridge Street, Great Horton, Bradford. Age 18. Solicitors Clerk.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. 30/6/1916
CWGC: WORSNOP, JOHN WILLIAM
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Death: 30/06/1916  Age: 23
Regiment: 18th 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 Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Worsnop, of 16, Redburn Rd., Shipley, Bradford, Yorks.
 
WRAITH, Edmund – Apprentice Compositor
 
MIC: Pte 16/477 – Class Z
 
b. Bradford 1896. Son of John William and Alice Wraith.
 
1911: 207 Manchester Road, Bradford. Age 15. Compositor.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 207 Manchester Road, Bradford.
 
d. Blackpool 1960. Age 64.
 
WRIGGLESWORTH, Charles Edward – Wool Merchant
 
MIC: Not found.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not found.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. u/k
 
WRIGHT, Louis – Grocer’s Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte West Yorks 822 – South Wales Borderers A/Sgt 62613 Class Z 1/4/19
ROLLS: 16 W Yorks 822.
b. Bradford 1898. Son of Charles E Wright.
 
1911: 7 Newark Street, Bradford. Age 13. School
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 7 Newark Street, Bradford.
 
m. Bradford 1920 to Florence Stewart.
 
d. u/k
 
WYLD, Arthur – Warehouseman
 
MIC: Pte West Yorks 432 – Lab Corps 451449 Class Z 2/4/19
ROLL: 16 West Yorks 432
 
b. 1894 Rawtenstall, Lancashire. Son of Richard and Eliza Wyld.
 
1911: Amesley School House Horton Lane Bradford. Age 17. Stuff Warehouseman.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 1 Clough Street, Birch Lane.
 
m. Bradford 22/8/18 to Lillian Rose. (shown as Private 451559 946 Area Employment Company)
 
d. Bradford 1964. Age 70.
 
YEADON, George Stables – Carpet Planner
 
MIC: Pte 932 – RFC 78028
George S Yeadon.
 
b. Harrogate 1886. Son of Alfred J and Mary A Yeadon.
 
1911: 3 Springfield Mount "Woodside" Horsforth Leeds. Age 25. Carpet Planner and Fitter.
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: Not found.
 
d. Bradford 1955. Age 69.
 
YEADON, John – Dyer’s Labourer
 
MIC: Pte 21978 York R.
 
b. u/k
 
1911: Not confirmed
 
Service Records: None found.
 
Bradford Roll of Honour: 16 Great Russell Street, Bradford.
 
d. 8/10/1916
CWGC: YEADON, JOHN
Rank: Private
Service No:21978
Date of Death:05/10/1916
Regiment: 1st Bn. Yorkshire Regiment
Cemetery: AHMEDNAGAR GOVERNMENT CEMETERY
  
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