Roll of Honour

Yarm. Methodist Archive and Research Centre (reference MA 8030 item 109)
Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes, 2018

Fifteen men are listed here, and on a memorial in this iconic chapel.

Pte. William Allsopp 4th Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. Frank Atkinson 4th Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. Arthur Bailey  Not known

Pte. Ernest Cordingley 4th Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. Harry Cordingley [90th Training Reserve Bn. King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry]

Pte. David Doughty 4th Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. Thomas J. Elcoate 3rd Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. Joseph Handley Not known

Pte. James W. Moody  Not known

Pte. Harold Walker 5th Bn. [Durham Light Infantry]

Pte. William Walker 4th Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. John T. Ward 4th Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. John C. Watson 4th Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. Albert Wastell 4th Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Pte. Ambrose Wilson 4th Bn. Yorkshire Regt.

Photographs and a description of the memorial to these men in the chapel can be found here http://www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=11155

Details of most of these men may be found in ‘The War dead of Yarm” by Peter Monck which may be downloaded here http://www.newmp.org.uk/detail.php?contentId=11099

His work illustrates the fact that the membership of Yarm Wesleyan chapel was drawn from a wider area than the town itself. It also reveals that John C. Watson and Ambrose Wilson had been Primitive Methodists in life: their joint funeral service was held at West Street PM, Yarm.

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  • Obviously I didnt know Ambrose Wilson, but I did meet his brother Stephen – he was my grandad. RIP.

    By Andrew Wilson (09/12/2019)

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