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