ADDY, James Carlton


Rank: Captain (Temporary Major)

Year of death:

Date of birth: 19 Oct 1890

Date of death: 3 May 1917

Place of death: Oppy Wood in the Battle of Arras

Service number:

Regiment: 10th Bat East Yorkshire

Medals: Military Cross (LG/ 3/4/17)

Cemetery location: Terraces near Woodlands Ravine/Manor Road

Where remembered?:
He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial Bay 4 and 5. (CWGC)

He is named at the memorial at St Martin’s Church, Scarborough. (Photo dated 25 9 2014 found on Flickr. Copyrighted.) and Roll of honour at St Martin’s

Named on roll of honour at Bramcote School, Filey Road, Scarborough. (Now closed. Roll is now at Scarborough College, Filey Road.)

Also on Tryptich on west wall St Saviour’s Church, Scarborough (with All Saints) Belle Vue Street/Gladstone Lane.

Also on war memorial Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge (north wall).

Book Hull Pals by David Bilton.

Biographical Information

Elder son of James Jenkin Addy and Mary Addy.  Born South Heindley, near Barnsley. Brother Roland born 1891 Died 1963 Scarborough. Address 1911 census, Carlton, Holbeck Hill, Scarborough

Educated Shrewsbury School and Trinity College, Cambridge.

Previously served with 3rd KOYLI.

Served in Egypt.

Died at Oppy Wood in the Battle of Arras.

Photo of Oppy 1917 website (copyright unknown).


In loving memory of/James Jenkin Addy/Born January 9th 1950/died June 28th 1927/and of James Carlton Addy/elder son of/James Jenkin Addy and Mary Addy/born October 19th 1890/Killed in action at Oppy Wod Farance/May 3rd 1917/and of/ Mary Addy/Born May 3rd 1850/died January 23rd 1937

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