War Graves

References to WANLESS, WANDLESS, WANLASS, WANLISS & WANLACE by the COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION.

Compiled by Colin& Ken Wanless. Further information at www.cwgc.org

A. WANLESS, Master, Merchant Navy. “Sir Francis”, Mercantile Marine who died on Thursday, 7th June 1917.

Alexander McBride WANLESS, Pantry Steward, S.S. “Ava” (Glasgow), Mercantile Marine who died on Friday, 26th January 1917, age 26.

Bertram Cattell WANLESS, Private 31663 9th Bn., King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry who died on Monday, 22nd October 1917. Age 33. Husband of Henrietta WANLESS of 178, Monday St., Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Edward WANLESS, Corporal 7901346 “C” Sqn., The Queen’s Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards), R.A.C. who died on Wednesday, 20th September 1944. Age 25. Son of Edward & Jessie WANLESS, of Birtley, Co. Durham; husband of Ruth WANLESS, of Birtley.

Edward James WANLESS, Private 11218 13th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died on Sunday, 26th September 1915. Age 30. Husband of Margaret E. WANLESS, of Groat House, Groat Market, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Esther WANLESS who died on Monday, 23rd December 1940. Age 64. Of 98 Leaf Street, Hulme. Wife of James WANLESS . At 98 Leaf Street. County Borough of Manchester, Section of the Civilian War Dead Register.

Frederick Woodhouse WANLESS, Fusilier 4268300 2nd Bn., Royal Northumberland Fusiliers who died on Tuesday, 21st May 1940. Age 27. Son of Thomas & Jessie Woodhouse WANLESS; husband of Mona Evelyn WANLESS, of Guildford, Surrey.

George WANLESS, Sergeant 1276 35th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F. who died on Friday, 12th October 1917. Son of Robert & Marjorie WANLESS, of Pitt Town, New South Wales.

George WANLESS, who died on Saturday, 31st May 1941. Age 30. Fireman, N.F.S. Husband of Mary Jane WANLESS, of 96 Evistones Gardens, St. Anthony’s, Walker. At Red Barnes, Crawhall Road.

George Albert WANLESS, Private 22646 12th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died on Friday, 14th July 1916. Age 26. Son of Thomas WANLESS, of 20 Cromwell Terrace, North Shields, and the late Ann WANLESS.

G.W.WANLESS, Corporal S/5505 12th Bn., Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders who died on Tuesday, 28th November 1916.

Harold WANLESS, Private 241501 5th Bn., Yorkshire Regiment who died on Monday, 23rd April 1917.

Herbert Harvey WANLESS, Volunteer 3rd City of Dundee (13th G.P.O.) Bn., Home Guard who died on Wednesday, 8th January 1941. Dundee Crematorium, Angus, United Kingdom.

J. WANLESS, Private 9747 1st Bn., Gordon Highlanders who died on Tuesday, 29th December 1914.

J. WANLESS, Private 22127 6th Bn., Royal Dublin Fusiliers who died on Friday, 10th September 1915.

J. WANLESS, Private 44312 2nd Bn., Royal Scots who died on Monday, 2nd September 1918.

James WANLESS, who died on Monday, 23rd December 1940. Age 74. Of 98 Leaf Street, Hulme. Husband of Esther WANLESS. At 98 Leaf Street. County Borough of Manchester, Section of the Civilian War Dead Register.

James WANLESS, who died on Tuesday, 7th January 1941. Age 40. Of 8 Wardle Street, South Moor, Co.Durham. Husband of Isabella WANLESS. At Eastcotes.

James WANLESS, Sapper 2186480, 994 Docks Operating Coy., Royal Engineers who died on Thursday, 17th June 1943. Age 36. Husband of Annie WANLESS, of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire.

James Joseph WANLESS, Lance Corporal 575, 4th Bn., Yorkshire Regiment who died on Saturday, 1st May 1915.

John WANLESS, Private S4/161803 Royal Army Medical Corps who died on Friday, 7th April 1916. Age 27. Son of Robert & Margaret WANLESS, of 13 Mulberry Terrace, New Kyo, Annfield Plain, Durham. Born at Catchgate.

John Ernest Alistaire WANLESS, Lieutenant QX40826 A.I.F. 1Reinf. Trg. Bn., Australian Infantry who died on Monday, 17th January 1944. Age 29. Son of Charles & Lucy WANLESS; husband of Evelyn May WANLESS, of Glass House Mountains.

John James WANLESS, Private 2613 1st Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) who died on Sunday, 9th May 1915. Age 20. Son of Mary WANLESS, of 30 Moxon St., Hull, and the late William WANLESS.

The Rev. John Thirlwell WANLESS, Chaplain 77336 Sqdn. Ldr. Royal Air Force Reserve who died on Saturday, 30th June 1945.

John William WANLESS, Private 10687 12th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died on Saturday, 25th September 1915. Age 23. Son of John & Mary WANLESS, of 15 First Single Row, North Seaton Colliery, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland.

Luke WANLESS, Corporal 14567 10th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died on Thursday, 20th September 1917. Age 36. Son of the late Luke & Elizabeth WANLESS; husband of the late Elizabeth WANLESS.

Luke WANLESS, Fusilier 4271505 1st Bn., Royal Northumberland Fusiliers who died on Sunday, 25th April 1943. Age 24. Son of John James & Elizabeth Ann WANLESS, of South Shields, Co. Durham.

P. WANLESS, Seaman 52352 H.M.S. “Egmont III.”, Royal Naval Reserve who died on Thursday, 11th May 1916. Age 21. Son of Peter & Elizabeth Strachan WANLESS, of 15 Annfield, Newhaven, Edinburgh. Native of Aberdeen.

P.W. WANLESS, Serjeant 24042 Yorkshire Regiment who died on Friday, 4th June 1920. Age 23. Son of Charles & Ann WANLESS, of Wentworth House, Middlesbrough Rd., South Bank.

R. WANLESS, Private 160119 50th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regt.) who died on Tuesday, 21st November 1916.

R. WANLESS, Private 40118 1st Bn., North Staffordshire Regiment who died on Tuesday, 31st July 1917.

R. WANLESS, Private 24515 14th Bn., Durham Light Infantry who died on Tuesday, 9th April 1918.

Robert WANLESS, Apprentice, S.S. “Mordenwood” ( Middlesbrough), Mercantile Marine who died on Friday, 18th May 1917. Age 16. Son of Robert & Edith WANLESS, of 2 Lennox St., Middlesbrough, Yorks.

Sydney WANLESS, Private 11857 2nd Bn., King’s Own Scottish Borderers who died on Sunday, 21st February 1915.

Thomas WANLESS, 27410 “A” Coy. 1st Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers who died on Monday, 9th April 1917. Age 22. Son of John & Mary WANLESS of 15, 1st Single Row, North Seaton Colliery, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland.

Thomas WANLESS, Private 3860547 6th Bn., Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment who died on Sunday, 26th March 1944. Age 28. Son of Thomas & Jane WANLESS, of Westhoughton, Lancashire.

W. WANLESS, Private 12162 7th Bn., East Yorkshire Regiment who died on Saturday, 1st July 1916. Age 21. Son of William & Mary WANLESS, of 30 Moxon St., Hull.

William WANLESS, Private 13279 9th Bn., Yorkshire Regiment who died on Thursday, 5th October 1916.

Alan WANDLESS, Private 14047048 General Service Corps who died on Monday, 16th July 1945. Age 19. Son of Joseph & Margaret WANDLESS, of North Shields.

Alexander WANDLESS, Private 21238 16th Bn., Cheshire Regiment who died on Wednesday, 19th July 1916. Age 36. Husband of Cecilia WANDLESS, of 235 Raby St., Byker, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Alexander Johnstone WANDLESS, Private 12994 25th Bn., Royal Fusiliers who died on Wednesday, 23rd June 1915. Age 35. Son of Anthony Moncaster WANDLESS & Isabella Hood WANDLESS; husband of Isabella Downing WANDLESS of 9 King’s Park Rd., Cathcart, Glasgow, Scotland. Born at Whitehaven, England.

F. WANDLESS, Private 4/7315 2nd Bn., West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales’s Own) who died on Wednesday, 20th June 1917. Age 25. Son of Frederick & Sarah WANDLESS, of Middlesbrough.

H. WANDLESS, Private 73406 8th Bn., Durham Light Infantry who died on Tuesday, 3rd December 1918. Age 37. Born at Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham.

James WANDLESS, Marine PO/X 1691 H.M.S. Dunedin., Royal Marines who died on Monday, 24th November 1941. Age 24. Son of John & Annie WANDLESS, of Shotton Colliery, Co. Durham.

John WANDLESS who died on Tuesday, 2nd September 1941. Age 27. Fireman, N.F.S. Son of Mr. & Mrs. M. Y. WANDLESS, of 43 Devonshire Place, Jesmond; husband of Muriel Louise WANDLESS, of the same address. At General Hospital. County Borough of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Section of the Civilian War Dead Register.

Keith Forrester WANDLESS, Flying Officer W.Op./Obs. 27 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died on Wednesday, 17th February 1943. Age 31. Son of William Oscar & Olive Beatrice WANDLESS, of Wanstead, Essex. B.A. (Cantab.)

Robert WANDLESS, Private 14699 1st Bn., West Yorkshire Regt., (Prince of Wales’s Own) who died on Friday, 30th July 1915. Age 44. Son of John & Charlotte WANDLESS.

Stanley WANDLESS MC, Lieutenant 145683 1st Bn., Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. who died on Wednesday, 6th January 1943. Age 27. Son of Albert & Ethel WANDLESS, of Gloucester; husband of Julie WANDLESS, of Gosport, Hampshire.

Thomas WANDLESS, Private 20/47 20th Bn., Durham Light Infantry who died on Monday, 6th November 1916.

Thomas Howson WANDLESS, Private 3302 48th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F. who died on Sunday, 6th August 1916. Age 36. Son of John Walton WANLESS & Mary Jane WANDLESS.

William Montgomery WANLASS, Gunner 134992 504th Bty., Royal Field Artillery who died on Monday, 30th July 1917. Age 28. Son of George & Grace WANLASS; husband of Lily WRIGHT (formerly WANLASS), of Artland, Saskatchewan, Canada. Native of Wallsend-on-Tyne.

Alexander WANLISS, Lieutenant Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) who died on Sunday, 9th May 1915. Age 36. 1st Bn. Black Watch. Son of James & Mary WANLISS; husband of Mary C. Greig WANLISS, of 25 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh. Born at St. Martins.

Harold Boyd WANLISS DSO, Captain 14th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F. who died on Wednesday, 26th September 1917. Age 25. Son of Newton & Margaret WANLISS, of “Rayleigh”, Point Londsdale, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria.

J. A. WANLACE, Private 184258 7th Bn. Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regt.) who died on Sunday, 8th April 1917.