Henry Edwin Bown, Private, Royal Fusiliers, 23rd Battalion, fell in action on January 24th 1916. He was born at Boston Spa in 1882 and came to Bootham between 1896 and 1899.
He is buried in Brown’s Road Military Cemetery, Festubert, (near Béthune), France.
Joseph Thorp Waite, Lieutenant, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment), fell in action outside Kut, January 21st 1916. He was part of the relief force trying to get to Colonel Townshend at Kut (in modern-day Iraq) during the Mesopotamian campaign.
He was born in Halifax in 1870 and came to Bootham between 1883 and 1886.
He is buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.