Private Ernest Hotchkin,1225, 12th East Yorkshire Regiment, and his brother Private Fred Hotchkin, 1226, 12th East Yorkshire Regiment, joined together and also died together on the 13th November 1916. They were the sons of Mark and Minnie Hotchkin, who lived at 7 Sophia’s Terrace, Spyvee Street, Hull. They were aged 28 and 22 years respectively.
Pte. George Edward Betts, 12th EYR, (20 years) and brother, John Betts, 8th EYR, (24 years), were killed on the 13th November 1916. Both were sons of Joshua & Harriet Betts, 6 Lucas Square, Sykes Street, Hull.John Betts lived with his wife Margaret & their two children nearby, at 4 Carlton Place, Francis Street, Hull.Incidentally, … Read more
L/Cpl. William Thorley Allenby (20 years), & his brother George David Allenby (25 years), both 7th CEF, Columbia Regiment, died at Vimy Ridge on the 8th July 1916. Their parents David & Ellen Allenby, lived 31 Mayfield Street, Hull.
Brothers George and David Galloway, Privates in the 7th EYR were both killed on 17th January 1916. They were the sons of John & Sarah Ann Galloway – 46 Cleveland Street, Hull. Another brother Thomas Galloway, 1st EYR (24 years) was killed on the 16th September 1916.
Skipper, William Darby Coates Snr. (59 years) and his son 3rd Hand, William Darby Coates Jnr. (20years), were both lost on the steam trawler, Earle (HULL) on 21st January 1916. They lived at 6 Empringham Place, Daltry Street, Hull.