Steward, William Oaktree, sank with the Steam ship ‘Hazlewood’ on the 19th October 1917, aged 19. His brother Frederick Oaktree, died the same day on a different Steam Ship called ‘Sten’, aged 22. They lived with their parents, Peter and Augusta Oaktree, at 3 Ryders Terrace, Strickland Street, Hessle Road.
Brothers Herbert and Arthur Wise died together on the 15th June 1915, when the Hull Steam Ship ‘Argyll’ struck a mine from the German submarine UC11 in the North Sea. They lived at 3 Ebor Avenue, Eastbourne Street, Hessle Road and died with 6 other crewmen, who all lived in Hull
Stoker Joseph Malcolm, 2681, Royal Navy Reserve, is listed in the Book of Remembrance at Hull’s Holy Trinity Church. He died on the same day as his two brothers when HMS Queen Mary was sunk on the 31st May 1916 at the Battle of Jutland. All Stokers, Joseph Malcolm, aged 29 years, John Robert Malcolm, … Read more
Pte. Leonard Blanchard, 29766, and Pte, Walter Blanchard, 602, both served with the 11th EYR and were killed on the 12th April 1918. Their parents lived at 6 Ash Grove, Dalton Street, Hull.
Pte. George Ernest Reed, 131357, 13th EYR, aged 26, died on the 30th July 1917, the same day as his brother, Driver, Alfred Reed, 15626, RFA, 232nd Brigade, ‘B’ Battery. Their mother Clara Reed lived at 8 Nelson Square, New George Street, Hull.
Father and son, Leonard William Cooper, Snr, aged 52, and his son Leonard William Cooper,Jnr, aged 32 years, both died at sea on the 16th November 1916, when their steam ship ‘Vasco’ was sunk. They both left widows at 8 Byron Street, Westcott Street and 182 Mersey Street
Father and son, Francis Robert Postle, Snr, (42 years) and Francis Robert Postle, Jnr., died on the 12th April 1917 when the ‘St Andromache’ (GRIMSBY) was sunk by an enemy submarine. Their wife and mother Gertrude (nee Cressey) lived at 21 Harrow Street, Hull
Fireman, James White Hardy, (46 years), and Fireman Joseph Edward Hardy, (29 years), were brothers lost on the Steam ship ‘TORRO’ (HULL) on 12th April 1917. They were the sons of Henry and Mary Ann Hardy, 3 Woodhouse Street, Hedon Road, Hull.
Brothers, Charles Oliver Robinson and Ernest Victor Robinson, both Privates in the 12th East Yorkshire Regiment died in the same attack on Serre on the 13th November 1916. They were the sons of John Alfred and Ada Robinson, 18 Salisbury Street, Hessle.
Corporal, Henry Beanland, (aged 23), died on the same day as his brother Private Arthur Beanland, (aged 28). They both served in the 13th East Yorkshires and were killed in action on the 13th November 1916. They were the sons of Benjamin and Lydia Beanland, 11 Alexandra Avenue, Arundle Street.