7th Battalion Green Howards

The Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment), frequently known as the Yorkshire Regiment until the 1920s, was a lineinfantry regiment of the British Army, in the King's Division. Raised in 1688, it served under various titles until it was amalgamated with the Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire and the Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding), all Yorkshire-based regiments in the King's Division, to form the Yorkshire Regiment (14th/15th, 19th and 33rd/76th Foot) on 6 June 2006.

 

During the Second World War, the regiment was again increased in size, although not to as large an extent as in the 1914–1918 conflict. In all, twelve battalions saw service: the 1st, with 15th Infantry Brigade of the 5th Infantry Division, and 2nd regular army Battalions, the 4th and 5th Territorial Army Battalions, both serving with the 150th Infantry Brigade of the 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division, the 6th and 7th Battalions (both formed as 2nd Line duplicates of the 4th and 5th, when the Territorial Army was doubled in size in 1939, served with 69th Brigade, originally with the 23rd (Northumbrian) Division but later the 50th Division.

Name: Hannah, Arthur

Rank: Private

Age: 19

No. 14565935

Unit: 

Missing since: 29-09-1944

Next of Kin: Son of William Hendy and Jane Ann Hannah.

Groesbeek Panel: 3

KIA Information: Known to have been killed  Aam area.(Elst)

 

 

 


Name: Bentley, George Rowland

Rank: Corporal

Age: 24

No. 4615682

Unit: 

Missing since: 01-10-1944

Next of Kin:

Groesbeek Panel: 3

KIA Information: Known to have been killed  Aam area.(Elst)

 

 

 


Name: Pybus, John William

Rank: Private

Age: 32

No. 4396178

Unit: 

Missing since: 01-10-1944

Next of Kin:Son of James and Margaret Ann Pybus, of Lythe, Yorkshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 3

KIA Information: Known to have been killed  Aam area.(Elst)

 

 

 

Name: Jones, George Ross

Rank: Private

Age: 19

No. 14638097

Unit: 

Missing since: 29-09-1944

Next of Kin:Son of Harry and Edith Jones, of Bedington, Cheshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 3

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in Aam area.(Elst)


Name: Midworth, John Arthur

Rank: Private

Age: 24

No. 305387

Unit: 

Missing since: 01-10-1944

Next of Kin:Son of John Arthur and Elizabeth Midworth, of Newark, Nottinghamshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 3

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in Aam area.(Elst)

 


Name: Wareing, James

Rank: Private

Age: 33

No. 14690293

Unit: 

Missing since: 01-10-1944

Next of Kin:

Groesbeek Panel: 3

KIA Information: Known to have been killed  Aam area.(Elst)

 

 

 

Name: Ashworth, Dixon Lynn

Rank: Private

Age: 23

No. 3353213

Unit: 

Missing since: 01-10-1944

Next of Kin: Son of Christopher and eliza Ashworth, of Belmont, Co Durham.

Groesbeek Panel: 3

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in Aam area. (Elst)

 

 

 


Name: Moon,Henry

Rank: Private

Age: 21

No. 4399678

Unit: 

Missing since: 01-10-1944

Next of Kin: Son of  Herbert and Ann Moon of, Speeton, Yorkshire.

Groesbeek Panel: 3

KIA Information: Known to have been killed in Aam area. (Elst)