The City Treasurer, Thomas George Milner, from 283 Beverley Road, lost his son – Cpl., Thomas George Milner, RGA, died of wounds, at Calais, on the 26th September. 1918 aged 27 years.    


The Lord Mayor of Hull Alderman Gaskell, lost his only son in the war. 2nd Lt/ Reginald Robinson Gaskell, Royal Flying Corps,died on the 15th December 1916, aged 27. He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.    


Mr and Mrs Arnold. from 14 Worship Street, lost their only son John, two days before the war ended.   Private, Arthur Mowforth, 2nd East Yorkshires, died of wounds in Greece on 1st June 1917. He was the son of George & Ruth Mowforth at 40 Louis Street. He was 21 years old.


Mr Daniel and Mrs Sarah McDonald of 4 Mason Street, also lost two sons. Both, John and Joseph McDonald were aged 21 when they died. Their third son Daniel also committed suicide in 1917 aged 17.   Robert and Elizabeth Wilson, lost their son Paul of heart failure, serving with the Canadian Engineers on 22/1/17. … Read more