Pte, Raymond Millington, left the Reckitt’s factory in Hull to join the Durham Light Infantry in 1914. He was discharged with a weak ankle, but later rejoined the Army Service Corp in 1915. He was killed by a bomb dropped from an aeroplane on his supply column, on the 1st September 1917. He lived with … Read more


George Richard Pickering, 18 Massey Street, died of wounds in Ireland, aged 17. Lieutenant, Edward M. Thompson, 5th Yorkshire Regiment, killed 22/2/16, aged 28. Son of Frederick & Adeline Thompson at 113 Stepney Lane.


Driver, Gerald Pitts Parker was killed while feeding his horse. He was born in Hull in 1891 and before the war had worked at Reckitts. He left a widow Minnie and two children at 101 Rosmead Street.      


Sgt, Ernest Marritt, 11th EYR from 24 Montrose Street, was killed on the 8th November 1917, capturing a machine gun. He received the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his actions.  


Albert Arksey, MM & Bar, lived at 23 Pulman Street and served for only 10 months. He enlisted in the 3rd East Yorkshires on the 1st November 1917, aged 19. He had won a Military Medal on the 28th June 1918 and had been promoted to Sergeant. He was killed by a sniper on the … Read more