Charles Wakerley married in 1915. He was drowned on the 5th November 1915 when the steam Trawler ‘Jersey was lost at sea. He left his widow Ethel (Wharton) at 61 Haverlock Street, Hessle Road. His mother Mary Jane Wakerley also died in 1915. His brother Joseph Wakerley, was later lost with all hands, on 27th … Read more
Private, John Backmore, 13th EYR, from 28 Naburn Street, was killed on the 25th March 1918, aged 23. He was engaged to Annie Williamson at the time of his death.
Sgt, George Ernest Atkinson, 1st EYR, ‘B’ Company was engaged to be married when he was killed on the 25th April 1918. He was 41 years old and lived at 32 Colonial Street, Hull. Private, Sidney Marritt, from the Machine Gun Corps, was killed on 10th January 1917. He was 22 year old and … Read more
Arthur Colby, from 6 Wassand Street, was another early casualty in the War. He had been married only 4 months before he died of wounds at Bordeaux on 22nd October 1914. Ernest Sidney Waine, a ship’s carpenter for the Wilson Line, drowned in 1914. He had only been married for three months. Tom … Read more