Regiment: 1/4th East Yorkshire Regiment, C Company

1/4th Battalion Territorial Force
04.08.1914 Stationed at Hull as part of the York & Durham Brigade of the Northumbrian Division and then moved to South Holderness and then on to Darlington and then Newcastle.
07.04.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne where the formation became the 150th Brigade of the 50th Division which engaged in various action on the Western Front including;
During 1915
The Battle of St Julien, The Battle of Frezenburg Ridge, The Battle of Bellewaarde Ridge.
During 1916
The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of the Transloy Ridges.
During 1917
The First and Second Battles of the Scarpe, The Capture of Wancourt Ridge, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
During 1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Actions at the Somme Crossings, The Battle of Rosieres, The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of the Aisne.
15.07.1918 Reduced to cadre and moved to defend the Lines of Communication in Dieppe.
16.08.1918 Transferred to the 116th Brigade of the 39th Division.
07.11.1918 Demobilised at Cucq.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
36 PORTLAND PLACE, PROSPECT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1881. SON OF SAMUEL BARKER (1851-1891) AND MARY JANE ROWLAND (1858-1893). HE MARRIED NELLIE BELLAMY (1884-1975), IN MARCH 1900, AT HULL. HIS WIFE NELLIE & SIX CHILDREN, LIVED AT 61 QUEENS STREET (1911 CENSUS) AND THIS CWGC ADDRESS. A HULL POST OFFICE WORKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. AS 200178 EYR. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 17/04/19 […]
45 EDINBURGH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/04/1915
       
Aged
17
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF EDITH FRANCES THORNTON (1866-1905) & SAMUEL BRAMHELD CARR (1863-1917), OF 45 EDINBURGH STREET, HULL. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS. WORKED FOR EARLS SHIPYARD. LIVED WITH HIS BROTHER AT ELDER HOUSE, CRAVEN STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE TERRITORIALS, AT HULL, ON 13/01/1914. SERVED WITH THE 1/4TH EAST YOR […]
88 , BRUNSWICK AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/09/1918
       
Aged
27
Born Hull 1892. Son of George Henry Cross (1867-1940) & Elizabeth Wrate (1864-1937), at 88 Brunswick Avenue, Hull (CWGC Address). He in enlisted in Hull Pals, joining the 13th East Yorkshire Regiment, known as the Hull Sportsman Battalion. He transferred to 'C' Company in the 1/4th East Yorkshire Battalion. He was captured in action […]
700 , HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
13/04/1918
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF THOMAS HENRY ELVIN & LILLIAN ALICE MARY ELVIN (1860-1931), OF 30 PEMBERTON STREET, HULL AND 700 HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL. HE HAD ONE BROTHER AND ONE SISTER. EMPLOYED AS A MERCHANTS CLERK. ENLISTED HULL. A FORMER PRIVATE IN THE EAST RIDING YEOMANRY. POSTED TO FRANCE ON 11/05/1917. PROMOTED TO SECOND LIEUTENANT, "C" […]
2 THOMAS PLACE, COTTINGHAM ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/05/1915
       
Aged
35
BORN HULL 1879. SON OF MARIA HEBDEN, OF 6 QUEEN'S TERRACE, TERRY STREET, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL. A TERRITORIAL SOLDIER. RECALLED AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. WENT TO FRANCE WITH COLONEL SHAW. SERVED IN "C" COMPANY, THE 4TH EAST YORKSHIRES. REPORTED MISSING ON 3RD MAY 1915. HIS DEATH AND PHOTOGRAPH APPEAR IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 3RD SEPTEMB […]
5 GEORGES TERRACE, TADMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/06/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 01/01/1898. YOUNGEST SON OF JOHN HENRY JOHNSON & HARRIET (GREEN) JOHNSON (1858-1922) AT THIS 1918 ABSENT VOTERS ADDRESS. HE WORKED AS A NEWSBOY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS ACTING LANCE CORPORAL, IN THE 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, 'C' COMPANY'. KILLED IN ACTION ON 06/06/1918, AGED 21. COMMEMORATED ON THE SOISSONS MEMORIAL […]
39 , BLENHEIM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1915
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM BLAKESTONE & LATE MARY ANN KIDD, OF 58 BLENHEIM STREET. HE WAS EMPLOYED IN THE DAIRYCOATES ENGINE SHEDS BEFORE THE WAR. A MEMBER OF THE HULL & DISTRICT DRUIDS ORDER WHICH HAD 1,096 MEMBERS SERVING IN THE WAR. HIS BROTHER JOHN KIDD LIVED AT 37 HADDON STREET, HAWTHORNE AVENUE. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION […]
5 EDGECUMBE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1896. SECOND SON OF ROBERT & ANNA KIRK, of 5 EDGECUMBE STREET, HULL. HE LIVED AT 23 PRINCES STREET, WITHERNSEA. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH ON 19TH DECEMBER 1918. * BURIED AT VENDRESSE BRITISH CEMETERY, AISNE, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "HE GAVE HIS ALL".
129 , WINCOLMLEE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
29/07/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF THOMAS MALTON MEADLEY (1864-1922) & MARGARET ANN TAYLOR (1868-1942), AT 129 WINCOLMLEE, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). ENLISTED HULL. POSTED TO FRANCE, ON 17/04/1915. HE SERVED IN "C" COMPANY, 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, 29/07/1915, AGED 19, AT PLOEGSTEERT. UNMARRIED. HE LEFT SIBLINGS JANE AND GEORGE […]
15 , EAST STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/05/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1898. SECOND SON OF CHARLES FRANCIS NIX & ANNIE MALTSON RHOADES, OF 15 EAST STREET, DRYPOOL, HULL. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A RIVETT HEATER, AT EARLES SHIPYARD, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, IN 1914 AGED ONLY 17 YEARS OLD.  POSTED TO FRANCE IN 1915. WOUNDED 26/09/1916. INAVLIDED TO ENGLAND UNTIL 18/01/1917. WHEN HE REJOIN […]
74 , NORTHUMBERLAND AVE., HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. AKA HARRY. SON OF MOSES STARKEY & ANNIE (BOWMAN) STARKEY & 12 CHILDREN ABOVE ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ARRAS, ON 23/04/1917, AGED 21 NB: CPL. HARRY STARKEY, MM, RE'S - 9 PARK ROAD, HULL.
EMMELINES TERRACE, ST PAULS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/04/1915
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 23/01/1885. SON OF TOM STOCKDALE (1856-1916) & RUTH LONGSTAFF (1856-1909), OF 50 BEVERLEY ROAD AND 105 HAVELOCK STREET, HULL. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. A PICTURE WORKER APPRENTICE. HE MARRIED IN 1911. HIS WIFE, EMILY CRAWFORD, LIVED CARR LANE, WILLERBY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 17/04/1915. "C" COMPANY, 1/4TH EAST […]
21 , LOCKWOOD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF WILLIAM & ANNIE ELIZABETH TOCK, OF 21 LOCKWOOD STREET, HULL. PRIOR TO ENLISTING HE WORKED FOR MESSRS CHAMBERS & FARGUS. ENLISTED HULL. SERVING WITH THE 4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE HAD BEEN IN FRANCE FOR SEVENTEEN MONTHS WHEN HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 23/04/1917, AGED 20. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON TH […]
5 RICHMOND TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/04/1915
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 23/12/1893. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM WIGGLESWORTH (1859-1919) AND ADA EDWARDS (1866-1910). BROTHER OF WILLIAM ARTHUR WIGGLESWORTH, LIVED AT 5 RICHMOND TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE ALSO LIVED WITH HIS SISTER, AT 14 ADA'S TERRACE, SEATON STREET, HULL. HE WAS A TRAM WAY STORE KEPPER FOR HULL CORPORATION. HE ENLISTED I […]
11 , ESCOURT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/04/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN DERBY 1895. ELDEST SON OF DANIEL HILIKER WILCOCKSON & SARAH WILCOCKSON, LIVING AT THIS ADDRESS. SON OF A BOOK BINDER. WORKED AS AN APPRENTICE MARINE FITTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 2482, "C" COMPANY, 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 17/04/1915 TO DEFEND THE YPRES CANAL. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 2 […]