Category Archives: Oakworth

Laban Feather

Corporal Laban Feather, 2/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regt. Service number 265899. [caption id="attachment_4953" align="alignnone" width="207"] Corporal Laban Feather[/caption] Laban was born on January 24, 1890 and his birth was rgeistered in Keighley in the first quarter of the year. Parents Charles and Margaret Feather. He was baptised in Oakworth on March 2…
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Norman Feather

Private Norman Feather, 42380 - 8th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, later 76798 - 2nd Battalion Tank Corps. [caption id="attachment_4942" align="alignnone" width="241"] Private Norman Feather[/caption] Norman was born on 3rd September 1896, one of eight children born to Charles and Margaret (Maggie) Feather, they lived at Low Bank, Oakworth. He was baptised in Oakworth on 20th May…
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Arthur Brown

Private Arthur Brown, 271 Company, Machine Gun Corps. Service number 86221. [caption id="attachment_4935" align="alignnone" width="211"] Private Arthur Brown.[/caption] Arthur was born in Oakworth on May 2, 1891 and baptised at Christ Church on June 14 the same year. His parents were James and Betty Brown and they lived at Goodley, just across the road from…
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John Thomas Alderson

Private John Thomas Alderson, 8th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment. Service number 32528. [caption id="attachment_4924" align="alignnone" width="300"] Inscription on the Reeth War Memorial[/caption] John was born in West Hartlepool in 1883 and his birth was registered in Hartlepool in the second quarter of the year. His parents were James and Elizabeth Alderson. He was christened…
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