Bombardier, Clarence Cuthbert Wetherell, 755085, RFA, was returned from Germany on 5th December 1918, as an injured Prisoner of War. He was discharged from the Army on the 8th December 1918, and died soon, after an operation at Hull Royal Infirmary. He was the son of Edward and Bessie Wetherell, 61 Balfour Street and before the war … Read more

Other Records

While many First World War records are incomplete or lost, there are regimental histories, and organizations, such as the Commonwealth War Grave Commission which can help trace those that died. Electoral records can link these men to particular streets and areas. The Absent Voters Registers 191819, can help identify a serviceman’s address at the end … Read more

Irish Casualties

Many Irish casualties were recorded on Britain’s war memorials, even when they did not live in the community. Irishmen were largely excluded from official commemorations in Ireland, and the many Irish communities throughout Britain remembered them on their local memorials. An example, is the war memorial at St Charles Borromeo, Catholic church, in Jarrett Street, Hull, which contains … Read more