John Rumble, was skipper of the fishing vessel “Jersey”, lost at sea, on 5th November 1915, aged 27. His brother, Lance Corporal, Watson Burnham Rumble, 6th East Yorkshire Pioneers was killed at Gallipoli, on 9th August 1915, aged 20. Another brother, James Henry Rumble was a deckhand in the Royal Naval Reserve, and died in Hull on 19th … Read more


Samuel Wass, 20th Hussars, George William Wass, 2/5th West Riding Regiment, James Wass, 6th east Yorkshire Piioneers, and John Wass, 8th East Yorkshire battalion, were four Hull brothers all dead within 16 months of the war. They were the only children of Luke James Wass and his wife, Clara, at 4 Robinson Place, Princess Street, … Read more


Arthur Septimus & Harriet Perry, of 81 Hessle Road lost: Stoker, ARTHUR WILLIAM PERRY, Royal Navy – 26/12/1918, Aged 21. Private,JOHN THOMAS PERRY, 6TH EYR, on 6/09/1916, Aged 24. Private, HAROLD JAMES PERRY, 19TH Middlesex regiment, on7/10/1918, Aged 19. Priavte, JOHN WILLIAM O’NEIL, EYR, killed in action at Oppy Wood, on 3/05/1917, Aged 20, was the cousin of the above brothers. All thier … Read more


Kate and John Hedges, of 16 Goodrick Terrace, Cave Street, lost their three sons.  Noel Victor Hedges died of wounds recieved on the Somme, on 8th July 1916, aged 19. their eldest son, Mark Ellis Hedges, died at Ypres on 26th September, 1917, aged 27. Their other son Frank Arthur Hedges, died on the Menin Road, after only one month at … Read more


The three Diglin brothers (photo below) were George Diglin, East Yorks Regt, service no 13/505, killed 13/11/1916, Walter Diglin, York and Lancaster Regiment Service no 203159, killed 24/0/1917 and William Diglin, East Yorkshire Regiment 7th Battalion, Service No. 3/33418, killed 25/04/1917. A 4th brother who served – Ernest Diglin, Kings Royal Rifle Corps 6th Battalion Service No: Y624 was discharged from … Read more