Horatio and Mary Marshall of 10 Portland Street, lost three sons in the war. Fred Marshall (25/1/1915), James Marshall (28/2/1918) and Horatio Marshall (27/5/1918). MCKEE George William McKee & his wife Sarah Harriet White, of 1 Calidare Avenue, Brighton Street, lost the following three sons. Acting Bomb, George William McKee, 755515, RFA, ‘A’ Bty, 251st … Read more


Margaret Hannah Wilson & the late James Wilson, of 115 Grafton Street, lost their three sons Herbert Wilson in 1916, Arthur Wilson in 1917 and Charles Wilson in 1919.   Mark and Annie Wilson, at 13 Nellies Terrace, Gillette Street, lost three sons. Pte. George Wilson, 1/4th EYR was killed on the 14th June 1915, … Read more


John and Sophia Lane, of 3 Morrills Buildings, Villa Place, Hessle Road, lost their sons Norman Lane, in 1917 aged 21, James Lane, in 1918, aged 19, and Harold Lane, in 1919, aged 25 years old. LAUGHTON Brothers Fred, Frank and Samuel Laughton were all killed in the war. They were the three sons of … Read more


Charles and Mary Ann Joules, of 14 Harcourt Street, Hull, lost Ernest Joules, at Ypres and Harold Joules, at sea in 1916. Their third son Sydney Joules, was killed on the 9th April 1917 also at Ypres. All their sons, died in their twenties. Mrs Joules later passed away on the 9/6/18 and Mr Joules, … Read more


George and Mary Richardson, at 10 Mary Ann Terrace, Sculcoates Lane have three sons commemorated at St Mary’s Church, Sculcoates Lane. George Richardson was killed on the 30th June 1915 serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers. Arthur Richardson, RFA, was killed on 6th July 1917 in Belgium. Elijah Richardson, 10th East Yorkshires, died on the 28th … Read more


John and Mary Blaydon, 6 Leo Terrace, Waterloo Street, Hull, lost their sons John Blaydon in April 1915, and Ernest Blaydon in June 1915. Their third son Frederick Blaydon died of wounds on the 26th January 1919, and is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.    

Bird, George

Born Hull 1889. Son of George William Bird (1853-1929) and Sarah Kemp (1855-1935), of 22 Glasgow Street, Hull (CWGC address). Served with the 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed at the Somme, on 12/09/1916, aged 28. (Note: his names is spelt “Beard” in CWGC records) He lost his eldest brother, William Bird, on 22 October 1914, aged 30, fighting … Read more