Regiment: 11th East Yorkshire Regiment Machine Gun Section

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
7 Leonards Avenue, Courtney Street, Hull, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/05/1916
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1887. WIFE HARRIET & THREE CHILDREN ABOVE. SON OF CHARLES & JEMIMA, OF 4 LEONARD'S AVENUE, COURTNEY STREET, HULL . A PAINTER & PAPER HANGER. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS.  HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 27TH MAY 1916 WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. * HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON HULL'S COURTNEY STREET ROLL OF HO […]
21 PROSPECT PLACE, CHURCH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/03/1918
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1893. ENLISTED 28/9/14. SON OF JOHN & ANN WHISKER ABOVE. ONE OF 5 CHILDREN (3 SONS). HE WON THE MILITARY MEDAL KEEPING HIS GUN IN ACTION, UNDER HEAVY FIRE. HIS PHOTOGRAPH APPEARS IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 22ND MARCH 1918. HE WAS ENGAGED. Hull Pals Memorial Post. L/CPL HARRY WHISKER MM 12/698. Born in 1893, Harry was the y […]