Category Archives: Haworth

Sergeant John Benjamin Woodcock

Sergeant. 1/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment. Service number 159. Early life: John was born at Ranskill in Nottinghamshire in 1879. His parents were John and Sarah. John was a general labourer and Sarah a mill operative. John Benjamin was twelve in the 1891 census and at school. They were living at 22,…
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Private Fred Wright Greenwood

Private Fred Wright Greenwood, Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment. Service no. 5340 and 7080. [caption id="attachment_10224" align="alignleft" width="296"] Fred's photo in the Keighley News from 1916.[/caption] Early life: Fred was born in Haworth in 1880, his birth was registered in Keighley in the third quarter of the year. His parents were James Wright Greenwood…
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Private Abraham Sugden

Private Abraham Sugden, 11th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Service number 46638. [caption id="attachment_10125" align="alignleft" width="221"] Abraham in his British Army uniform, his cap bears the badge of the Northumberland Fusiliers. (Photo supplied by his family)[/caption] Early life: Abraham Sugden was born at Lees, Cross Roads on 5th April 1882, registered at Keighley. His parents were Murgatroyd…
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