"To Keep in Memory"

Pte. J. D. Larman

Parish Summary
The War Memorial at Scholes, Location and History
Those named on Scholes War Memorial
The Scholes Roll of Service
Scholes Memorial Trees
The War Memorial at Barwick in Elmet, Location and History
Those named on Barwick in Elmet War Memorial
Barwick in Elmet Roll of Service
About the Author
Ackowledgements and Sources

Rank & Name
Signalman Douglas Clarke Larman
No. 2338218, 2 Air Formation Signal Regiment, Royal Signals
How & When Died
Accidentally Killed in a road / rail accident, 8 December 1939
Age, if known
27 years
Next of Kin details
Son of George Thomas and Ann Goodwin Larman. Husband of Joan Constance Larman, of Christon, Somerset.
Commemoration Details
Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, near Boulogne, Pas de Calais, France. Plot 19, Row B, Grave 2.
Other Information / Remarks
The death of Douglas Larman was announced in the Yorkshire evening Post in a lenghty article printed on Monday 11 December 1939. He was killed when the lorry he was travelling in stalled as it crossed a level crossing and was hit by an oncoming express freight train. The lorry was full of men who were travelling back to camp after attending a concert. Six men were killed in the accident and a further seven men injured. The dead men were buried side by side in Terlincthun British Cemetery.

Douglas Larman was the electrician with the Scholes Village Players before the war.


Remembering the Fallen of Two Villages on the Eastern Fringes of Leeds.

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