Regiment: 10th East Yorkshire Regiment (Hull Commercials)

10th (Service) Battalion (1st Hull) and 11th (Service) Battalion (2nd Hull)
02.09.1914 The 11th formed and the 10th formed on 29.08.1914 both by Lord Nunburnholme and the East Riding Territorial Force Association at Hull, then moved to Hornsea.
June 1915 Both moved to Ripon and joined the 92nd Brigade of the 31st Division.
01.09.1915 The 11th taken over by the War Office and the 10th on 11.09.1914 and then both moved to Salisbury Plain.
15.12.1915 Mobilised for war and embarked for Egypt from Devonport, Plymouth.
30.12.1915 Arrived in Port Said to defend the Suez Canal.
Mar 1916 Moved to France and the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of the Ancre.
During 1917
Operations on the Ancre, The Third Battle of the Scarpe, The Capture of Oppy Wood.
During 1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bapaume, The First Battle of Arras, The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Defence of Nieppe Forest, The attack at La Becque, The capture of Vieux Berquin, The Battle of Ypres, The action of Tieghem.
11.11.1918 The 10th ended the war in Belgium, near Flobecq east of Renaix.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
9 , SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1894, SCULCOATES. SON OF THOMAS HENRY ABBA (1855-1920) & THE LATE ELIZABETH JOHNSON (1860-1908), AT THIS ADDRESS. SON OF A CABINET MAKER. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. WORKED AS A JUNIOR CLERK AND JOINED THE "HULL COMMERCIALS", 1ST PALS BATTALION. HE ENLISTED IN  HULL, ON 03/09/1914. SERVED WITH THE 10TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, 'A […]
10 , GREEK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/09/1914
       
Aged
30
BORN DERBY 1884. LIVED HULL. SON OF THOMAS & ALICE ADAMS & 6 CHILDREN ABOVE ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). DIED OF BRAIN FEVER. SINGLE MAN. ORIGINAL HULL PAL. A PRINTER BY TRADE. BURIED HULL WESTERN CEMETERY, AGED 30. Hul Pals Memorial Post: Thomas was born in Derby in 1884, the eldest son of Thomas and Alice Adams of 10 Greek Street, Hull. A Fi […]
HOLBECK HILL, SCARBOROUGH, , NORTH YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
26
Hull Pals Memorial Post. CAPTAIN JAMES CARLTON ADDY MC. Born 1890 in Hemsworth, Yorkshire James was the second of three children to James and Mary Addy of 'Carlton', Holbeck Hill, Scarborough. Living in Hull when war broke out at 'Almora' House, Beverley Road, James enlisted in the 10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment and served in Egy […]
11 FLORENCE TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/04/1918
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1894. HULL PAL. WIFE ELEANOR ANN ALLEN ABOVE. SON OF J T ALLEN, 13 WILLIAM TER., WOODHOUSE ST. DOW. WON CROIX DE GUERRE (BELGIUM). From John Fenton, 23/2/2014 - Joseph William Allen Pt.10/478 EYR - Hull Pals. Joe was a gents hairdresser by trade - Eleanor his wife was a nurse at the old Hull Sanitorium on Hedon Road Hull - he w […]
7 CARRINGTON AVENUE, DE LA POLE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL JUNE 1888. SON OF EDMUND WILLIAM ANNIS AND ELIZABETH MONKTON. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. MARRIED 1910. WIFE BLANCHE KYNMAN, LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). SHE DIED IN 1915. EMPLOYED AS A NER RULLYMAN. ENLISTED IN HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 03/05/1917, AGED 29. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON ST MATHEWS CHURCH, BOULEVARD. HIS DEATH WAS […]
15 ST SILAS TERRACE, SWANN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/03/1918
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF WILLIAM & MARY ANN ARKSEY. WIFE ADA ARKSEY ABOVE. EX CARRIER. HDM 18/05/1918 & 03/06/1919 PHOTO. Hull Pals Memorial Post. L/CPL ALBERT ARKSEY 220017. Born 1890, the youngest of five children, to William and Mary Arksey of 6 Wilde Street, Hull. Albert was killed in action on March 25th 1918 in the trenches w […]
2 SELINA CRESCENT, ROSMEAD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/09/1918
       
Aged
25
BORN DRIFFIELD 1892. SON OF JOHN & MARY, OF 2 SELINA CRESCENT, ROSMEAD STREET, NEW BRIDGE ROAD, HULL. EMPLOYED AS A CHAINER AND ROPER BY THE HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAYS, ALEXANDRA DOCKS, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 04/09/1918, AGED 25. HE HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN WOUNDED FOUR […]
34 , FARRINGTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
07/06/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN THORSENFIELD, CUMBERLAND 1894. ENLISTED HORNSEA. SON OF JOHN CLIFFORD & MARY ATKINSON, NEWLAND, HULL. ADDRESS FROM ARMY RECORDS. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 04/06/1916. Hull Pals Memorials write: Born in 1894 in Thurstonfield, Cumberland John was the son of John and Mary Atkinson of 34 Washington Street, Hull. A Ship’s Cook before the war […]
79 LINNAEUS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF GEORGE BAILEY & EDITH LOUISE BAILEY, OF 5 WALKER STREET AND 79 LINNAEUS STREET. HE WAS A TRUSTED EMPLOYEE, OF MESSRS, AMOS & SMITH, ENGINEERS, WHERE HE WORKED FOR THREE YEARS. HIS ONLY SISTER MURIEL LVED AT 52 LINNAEUS STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE 'HULL COMMERICIALS'. SERVED WITH THE 10TH EAST YORKSHIR […]
67 , CUMBERLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN CAISTOR, LINCOLNSHIRE 1888. SON OF NICHOLSON BANCROFT (1847-1920) & MARY ANN PARKER BANCROFT (1848-1909). A GROCER'S ASSISTANT. HE BOARDED AT 40 VANE STREET, SPRINGBANK WEST (1911 CENSUS). HE MARRIED MARY ELLEN KIRBY ON 11/12/1913. THEY LIVED AT 8 CEDAR GROVE, EXCHANGE STREET AND AT THIS ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS, WITH THEIR DAUGHTER, EL […]
3 BETHEL PLACE, WITHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
04/09/2018
       
Aged
33
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE FRED BARRETT 25597. Born in Halsham, Yorkshire in 1885 Fred lost both his parents when young though he had two brothers and a sister for company. He was married to Elizabeth Alice Barrett and the couple lived at 3 Bethel Place, Witham, Hull. Fred enlisted on 11th December 1915, like so many men desperate […]
14 RUSSELL TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/02/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN YORK 1890. SON OF CHARLES HENRY BATCHELOR (1837-1891) AND LOUISA COPLEY (1857-1917). ONE OF 12 CHILDREN. HE WAS A SAILOR AND WORKED AS A LIGHTERMAN. JAMES MARRIED ELSIE GERTRUDE DIXON, ON 28/06/1914, AT ST MATTHEWS CHURCH. THEY LIVED AT 14 RUSSELL TERRACE BEAN STREET (ARMY ADDRESS). THEY HAD TWO CHILDREN. THEIR SON JAMES REGINALD BA […]
8 PRINCESS TERRACE. ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF JOHN & ANN VIRGINIA BAXTER - 19 WILLIAM TERRACE, ALEXANDRA STREET - 1911 CENSUS. A LABOURER. KILLED AT OPPY WOOD WITH THE 10TH HULL PALS, 03/05/1917. LEFT WIDOW ETHEL, & 2 CHILDREN (ETHEL AND JOHN), AT 8 PRINCESS TERRACE. ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL (PENSION ADDRESS).
61 , HAWTHORNE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/03/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF FREDERICK BELL AT 61 , HAWTHORNE AVENUE, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). A FORMER NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY WORKER. HE WAS WELL KNOWN IN BROUGH, WHERE HE WORKED ON HIS FATHER'S FARM AND TOOK AN INTEREST IN FOOTBALL AND CRICKET. HIS THEN ASSISTED HIS FATHER, WHO WAS A BAKER IN HAWTHORNE AVENUE, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE 10TH EYR […]
6 JAMES PLACE, NEW GEORGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
39
BORN HULL- 1879. SON OF EDWARD AND SARAH BELLAMY,OF 6 JAMES PLACE, NEW GEORGE STREET, HULL . EX OIL MILLER. HIS WIFE MARY ANN ELIZABETH BELLAMY LIVED AT 14 LORNE STREET WITH THREE CHILDREN. CENSUS. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/03/1918, AGED 39. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW MARY ANN AND CHILDREN. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON […]
85 , ENGLISH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/09/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SECOND SON OF JAMES LEONARD BIGGS & THEODOCIA (DORNAN), OF 85 , ENGLISH STREET, HULL. BEFORE THE WAR, WAS AN APPRENTICE, TO MR GEORGE H. SCORRER LTD, 9 ST LUKE'S STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 10/09/1918, AGED 19. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE FREDERICK BIGGS 51171. Born i […]
131 , FOUNTAIN ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/11/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1897. HULL PAL. DIED OF PNEUMONIA. SON OF WILLIAM & MARY BILBE ABOVE ADDRESS. SERVED IN EGYPT & WESTERN FRONT. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE CLARENCE BILBE 10/923. Born July 1897, Clarence was the fifth of six children to William and Mary Bilbe of 131 Fountain Road, Hull. One of the original Pals, he enlisted for t […]
6 , GIBSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/03/1918
       
Aged
24
BORN SOUTH CAVE 1894. ENLISTED SOUTH CAVE. WIFE KITTY & 2 CHILDREN LIVED ABOVE. HDM 25/5/18. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE RICHARD BLACKER 23878. Born 1893, the third of eight children, to Thomas and Harriet Blacker of 42 Church Street, South Cave, East Yorkshire. Richard had followed in his father’s footsteps and was a Shoemaker by t […]
6 ITLINGS LANE, HESSLE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/09/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HESSLE 1899. LIVED HESSLE. ENLISTED HULL. EX 51549 EAST RIDING YEOMANRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 29/09/1918, AGED 19. SON OF TOM & ELIZABETH BLAGG. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE HESSLE ROLL OF HONOUR, ALL SAINTS PARISH CHURCH. HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, ARTHUR BLAGG, SERVED WITH THE 12TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED AT OPPY WOOD, ONN 0 […]
9 KING'S CROSS TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/06/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN LEEDS 1897. ORIGINAL HULL PAL. HE WAS THE FIRST TO JOIN THE 10TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED AT HIS POST ON 04/06/1916, AGED 19. POPULAR WITH HIS UNIT AN AUCTION WAS HELD AND A £1 POSTAL ORDER WAS SENT TO HIS GRIEVING FAMILY. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE BEAN STREET, AND ST MATHEWS CHURCH ROLL OF HONOUR, BOULEVARD. HIS DEATH WAS […]