Keith

Hull Pals and brothers Herbert and Arthur Keith, from 79 Arundel Street, died within 6 months of each other in 1917. Check their names on the Arundel Street memorial and map on this website.   LAZENBY Arthur Henry Lazenby died on the 26th November 1914 serving with the Royal Navy, aged 18. His brother Richard … Read more

Grahn

Another set of brothers from Wellsted Street were John William Grahn and his brother Fred Grahn. They were killed in 1917 & 1918 respectively, Their father was German and they were raised by their Auntie at 4 Francis Avenue, Wellsted Street. Their names are recorded together in the Holy Trinity Church book of remembrance.

Venus

Gunner, 1817, Albert William VENUS, Royal Field Artillery, 2nd Northumbrian Brigade, was killed at Bellewaarde Ridge, on the 24th May 1915, aged 22. A German shell hit his battery killing most of the other gun crew. Although the Battalion Diary & the Hull Daily Mail reported his death at the time, he was not officially remembered … Read more

Moisey

Deckhand, Harold Moisey, died at sea on 16th March 1915, aged 28. His younger brother, Pte, John Moisey, Manchester Regiment, died a few weeks later on 4th June 1915, at Gallipoli, aged just 18 years old. They were the sons of Mr Albert Henry and Mrs Louisa Ann Moisey, 28 Commerce Lane, Hessle Road, Hull.

Porter

Cpl, John Ernest Porter, 1/4th EYR lived at 5 Clifton Gardens, St Georges Road. He had been a Hull Policeman before the war and was killed in action on the 27th May 1918, aged 25. His younger brother, Robert Henry Porter had previously been killed in action on the 10th May 1916, aged 17. They … Read more

Sleight

Pte, Ernest Sleight, 9th York and Lancaster Regiment died 9th June 1917 at Ypres, aged 21. His brother Pte, George Sleight, 10th East Yorkshires was killed on the 12th April 1918 aged 29 years. Their father Thomas was a Shopkeeper who lived at 351 Holderness Road.

Carmichael

Ernest Carmichael, was lost on the 20th May 1917 when the Hull steam ship ‘Tycho’ bound from Bombay to Hull was sank by a torpedo from UBoat 40. His brother William Albert Carmichael, was lost on the 21st December 1916 when the Hull trawler ‘St Ives’ was mined in the English Channel off Falmouth, Cornwall. … Read more