Stanbury – Great War

Towns and Villages

Here are the names of those people from Stanbury village and the surrounding area who served in the Great War. It is quite likely that more men from the village served but we haven't found them all ...yet. The village is quite small but many came from local farms, of which there are many nearby.
Their names appear on some war memorials and rolls of honour held in various places in Stanbury and nearby. We have distilled the information from all of these memorials and several other archive sources into lists of those whom we know died and those we know returned from the war.
However, some names may also appear in the Haworth and Oakworth lists as they lived in Stanbury and worked in Haworth or Oakworth, so are closely connected to both villages. Some of these people were born here but moved away whilst quite young and may have lived in Haworth or Oakworth for most of their life. They were still Stanbury born though and it is for this reason that we include them here as they were connected with the village.

Stanbury and Oldfield War Memorial - in Stanbury Cemetery

Stanbury and Oldfield Great war memorial - panel list

12 people from Stanbury who died in the Great War:
Bellwood, George William
Butterfield, Lewis
Greenwood, Ira
Heaton, Jas Edward
Hollings, Rennie
Julian, Arthur
Little, Miles
Peel, George
Pearson, Joseph
Rushworth, Herbert*
Shackleton, Luke
Toase, Thomas

*born in Stanbury, but not named on the war memorial.

4 men buried in Stanbury Cemetery:
Holmes, John
Rushworth, Arthur
Tempest, Norman
Whitaker, Heaton

13 people from Stanbury who served and returned from the Great War:
Binns, Alfred
Haw, Leonard
Hey, Joseph
Hollings, Alfred
Hollings, Ben
Hollings, Harold
Hollings, Tom
Nicholson, John
Padgin, Thomas William
Parkinson, Christopher
Preston, James William
Simpson, George Hubert
Whitaker, James

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