Girlington, in the Bradford (Manningham) Wesleyan Circuit, seated 850 and had 25 ancillary rooms. It is no longer in use, but a distinctive war memorial has been saved, and may be viewed here. Girlington Methodist
The forty-two men who died were:
[Rifleman] Norris Bairstow  [1/8th Bn. West Yorkshire Regt.]
[Pte.] Cecil Choppen  [South Staffordshire Regt.]
[Pte.] John E. Collinson [18/1491] [18th Bn. West Yorkshire Regt.]
Pte. Ernest Crabtree 6707 1/5th Bn. West Riding Regt.
Pte. Guy Carter 40327 West Yorkshire Regt.
Act. Serg. Milton Dyson 95794 10th Bn. Royal Fusiliers
Pte. Harry Downs 5592 [1/6th Bn.] Duke of Wellington’s Regt.
[Pte.] Clifford Dracup  [6th Bn. Border Regt.]
[Pte.] Herbert Froggatt 270121 16th Bn. Royal Scots
Pte. William Fowler 40695 23rd Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers
[Serg.] Sydney Featherstone  [1/6th Bn.] West Yorkshire Regt.
Pte. George Garnham 5936 1st Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers
Pte. William Greenwood 816 21st Bn. West Yorkshire Regt.
Sergt. Albert Helliwell 240687 5th Bn. West Yorkshire Regt.
[Pte.] Edwin Holdsworth 6431 Northumberland Fusiliers
[Pte.] Arthur Key  [2/6th Bn. West Riding Regt.]
Serg. John W. Mason 21321 1st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers
[Pte.] Arthur Pedder  [25th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers]
[Pte.] Malcolm E. Rhodes 20/141 12th Bn. West Yorkshire Regt.
[Pte.] Leonard Parkin 36842 5th Bn. King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
[Pte.] Maurice Priestley  [2/4th Bn. York and Lancaster Regt.]
[Cpl.] George H. Rhodes 110386 5th Bn. Tank Corps
[2nd Lt.] John Arthur Rhodes [6th Bn. West Yorkshire Regt.]
[L/Cpl.] George Rushton  [9th Bn. Leicestershire Regt.]
John Robert Shackleton
[Pte.] Walter Sefton 24687 9th Bn. Duke of Wellington’s Regt.
[Pte.] Walter Scott 28598 2nd Bn. West Yorkshire Regt.
Frederick William Simmons
Charles F. Widdop
Note on regimental nomenclature. The West Yorkshire Regiment and the West Riding Regiment were two different units. The latter’s full title was the Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment). The compilers of this list have used both elements of that name.
Additional source: Commonwealth War Graves Commission