Hull Pal, Pte, William Henry Newlove, was killed at Serre on the 13th November 1916. His brother George Newlove, Yorkshire Regiment, died of wounds at home on the 26th March 1918, and is buried in the Hull Northern cemetery. They were both aged 19 years old. Their parents Fred and Emma Newlove lived at 98 … Read more


David and Joseph Douglas were two more brothers lost in the war. They were the sons of David Batty and Alice Douglas at 53 Lambert Street, Newland Avenue. They were remembered on the Kings Hall Church, Roll of Honour at Symons Street until this was bombed in the Second World War.


Pte., John Robert Trowell, Northumberland Fusiliers, died in Greece, on 15th September 1916. His brother Pte., George Robert Trowell, was killed at Arras, on the 23rd April 1917, fighting with the East Yorkshire Regiment. They were the sons of Robert and Charlotte Trowell who lived at 81 Laburnum Avenue. Before the war both John and George Trowell worked … Read more


Harold Percy Tutton and his brother John Henry Tutton were both lost in the war. Their father George Tutton, a stone mason, lived at 204 Bean Street. Next door at number 206 Bean Street, the Grantham brothers Tom and William Grantham also became war casualties leaving their parents William and Minnie Grantham.


Ernest Newell & his brother Hilyard Newell were both sailors lost at sea on different ships in 1916. They were the sons of James and Ada Newell, of 9 Camberwell Avenue, Brighton Street, Hessle Road. George, Herbert and William NOEL, were three brothers, lost at sea, on different ships. They were the sons of George … Read more


Arthur and Herbert West, from 6 Kings Cross Terrace, Bean Street, are two more brothers commemorated on the same memorial. They are just two of the 91 men that died in Bean Street during the First World War.


Harold Bulson, killed on the 15th September 1916, at the Somme, aged 19, and his younger brother Ernest Bulson killed in action on the 1st April 1918 are both remembered on the St Mathews Church memorial, Boulevard. They were the sons of Sarah Jane and the late Tennison Bulson, who lived at 6 Gordon Street. … Read more


Brothers, Ernest and John William Burgess are both buried in Hull Western Cemetery, Sons of Rose and the late John Burgess at 96 English Street, they are commemorated on the Walker Street, War Memorial outside St Lukes Church.  


The Bentley brothers Robert and Harold were the sons of Robert and Amanda Bentley who lived at 50 Sharp Street, Newland Avenue, They both served with the 11th East Yorkshire Regiment, and both died of wounds in 1918. They are buried together at Hull Western Cemetery. 141 men from Sharp Street served in World War … Read more