Remembrance Day – Thornton Heroes

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.

On remembrance day we take the time to remember the heroes who put their country first to protect our future. Below is a list of 150 heroes who are honoured on the war memorials throughout Thornton.

  • Arthur Ackroyd
  • Harold Ackroyd
  • Wille Ackroyd
  • James Alder
  • John T. Ackroyd
  • Joseph Ackroyd
  • Robert Richardson Alston
  • Alfred Ambler
  • Clement Ambler
  • John A. Ambler
  • Harold Andrews
  • Benjamin Sydney Appleyard
  • Harry Armstrong
  • Alfred Ashcroft
  • George Edward Ashcroft
  • Herbert Ashton
  • Willie Austin
  • Alfred Bairstow
  • Hartley Bancroft
  • Clarence O. Barker
  • Thomas Vivien Barker
  • Wilfred Barker
  • Harry Barnard
  • Francis Bates
  • John Battersby
  • C. Bean
  • Edmund R. Beecroft
  • George Nicholson Beetham
  • Herbert Bentham, (also known as Harry)
  • Joseph Edward Bentham
  • George W Bentley
  • Edward Binns
  • Albert Birch
  • Percy Birch
  • Wesley Birch
  • Granville Bishop
  • Harold Blake
  • Reginald Booth
  • Jonas Stansfield Bower
  • Ernest Box
  • George A. Brian
  • Frank Briggs
  • Miles Briggs
  • (James) Edgar Brock
  • Alfred Brook
  • Sowden Bulmer
  • Harry S. Burke
  • Oates Burrows
  • Aaron Butson
  • Fred Butterfield
  • Harry Butterfield
  • Herbert Butterfield
  • Laurie Butterfield
  • Ambler Carter
  • F. Chapman
  • Harry Clay
  • Thomas Clay
  • Leslie A. Clayton
  • Willie Clayton
  • John Wallace Clegg
  • Harry Coates
  • Herbert Coleman
  • James Coles
  • Alfred Collier
  • Herbert Collier
  • Joseph Conroy
  • Harry Cook
  • Willie Cook
  • Clive Coulson
  • William Coulson
  • James Coulton
  • Ernest Craven
  • Harry H. Craven
  • Laurie Crossland
  • Arthur Crossley
  • Frank Dalby
  • John Dalby
  • Morris Daniel
  • James Davis
  • Willie Dean
  • Allen Dixon
  • Clarence Dixon
  • Granville Dixon
  • Eli Dobson
  • Ernest Dobson
  • Fred Downs
  • James Downs
  • John Downs
  • William Downs
  • Patrick Doyle
  • Arnold Drake
  • Edwin Drake
  • John Harold Drake
  • Joseph Drake
  • Maurice Drake
  • Norman Drake
  • Percy Drake
  • Vernon Drake
  • Harold Ernest Drasdo
  • Alfred Archer Driver
  • Archie Driver
  • Edgar Driver
  • Arthur Duckett
  • Harry Dugmore
  • James Dunn
  • Sampson Edmonson
  • Jack Egaar
  • Richard H. Ellis
  • Lewis Ellwood
  • Willie Emmett
  • Charles Farrar, D.C.M.
  • Clarence Farrar
  • Harold Farrar
  • John Farrar
  • Clement Feather
  • Daniel Feather
  • Edgar Feather
  • Jack Feather
  • Lewis Feather
  • Sam Feather
  • Frank Fielding
  • James Fielding
  • Arthur Fletcher
  • John Fletcher
  • Walter Ernest Fletcher, DCM, C de G
  • Ernest Frankland
  • Bernard Gill
  • William Gillbanks
  • Ewart Gledhill
  • Edmund Goodison, M.M.
  • Dennis Greaves
  • Clifford Greenwood
  • John Greenwood
  • Lancelot Greenwood
  • Sam Greenwood
  • Edgar Haggas, M.M.
  • Traverra Haggas
  • Jack Hainsworth
  • J. Alfred Hainsworth
  • Frank Hallyburton
  • Frank Hanlon
  • James William Hannam
  • Maurice Hanson, likely to be (John) Morris Hanson
  • Fred Hardcatle
  • Fred Hardy
  • Harold Hardy
  • Joseph Hardy
  • John H. Hare
  • Edgar Harker
  • Herbert Overend Harker

This list has kindly been complied by Clive Richardson, for the full list of those remembered at the Thornton war memorials please visit his website

https://thorntonbd13.wordpress.com/thornton-war-memorials-roll-of-honour-and-war-graves/

Promoted by John Robertshaw on behalf of Bradford Conservatives Both of Merchants House, Peckover Street, Bradford. BD1 5BD

Promoted by John Robertshaw on behalf of Bradford Conservatives Both of Merchants House, Peckover Street, Bradford. BD1 5BD

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