Title - The Barnsley Pals, 13th and 14th (Service) Battalions York and Lancaster Regiment
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The Battle for Serre
94th Brigade War Diary
Brig.-Gen. Rees
Sheffield City Battalion
Barnsley Pals
12th K.O.Y.L.I.
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14/620 Sgt. Fred Lindley14/1325 Pte. William Henry Dyson

Above left: 14/620 Sgt. Fred Lindley, killed in action on 7th May 1917. Fred voluntarily enlisted into the 14th York & Lancs. (2nd Barnsley Pals) in January 1915. At the time of his enlistment, Fred, a 32-year old colliery worker, was living with his wife Lena and their two sons, 6-year old Ronald and 2-year old Walter, at Spark Lane, Mapplewell. Photograph by kind courtesy of Fred's great-granddaughter, Ruth Sen.
Above right: 14/1325 Pte. William Henry Dyson. William survived the war, serving afterwards in both Mesopotamia and North West Persia with the 2nd York & Lancs. Photograph by kind courtesy of William's grandson, Syd Dyson.

PointerWar Diary of the 1st Barnsley Pals, 1st July 1916
PointerHeadquarters Staff, 1st Barnsley Pals
PointerWar Diary of the 2nd Barnsley Pals, 1st July 1916
Pointer14/363 Pte. Samuel (Sammy) BedfordPDFPDF (899k)
Pointer14/284 Sgt. John William Bromley, d.o.w. 17th July 1916
PointerTrench Raid of 23rd/24th December 1916

The full story of the 1st and 2nd Barnsley Pals is told in Jon Cooksey's excellent "Barnsley Pals", published by Pen & Sword Books.

Hoyland War Memorial
Biographical notes on those named on the war memorial at Hoyland near Barnsley, researched by Peter Marsden. Peter's grandfather Joseph Marsden was killed in action with the 1st Barnsley Pals on 11th April 1918.