Regiment: 11th East Yorkshire Regiment (Hull Tradesmen)

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
3 BRECON AVENUE, BRECON STREET, HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/06/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN NOTTINGHAM, 1883. SON OF WALTER TOWNSEND (1857-1910) & ANN MARIA (MARY) SENESCALL (1861- ), OF SOUTHWELL NOTTINGHAMSHIRE. HE WAS A BAKER, BOARDING AT 89 CUMBERLAND STREET, (1911 CENSUS). HE MARRIED AT HULL IN 1914. HIS WIFE LOTTIE (REED), LIVED AT 106, SIR JAMES RECKITT AVENUE, GARDEN VILLAGE HULL AND 3, BRECON AVENUE, BRECON […]
11 DITMAS AVENUE, HULL ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/07/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN KIRKELLA, 1896. SON OF DANIEL TOWSE. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE ANLABY WW1 MEMORIAL, ST PETER'S CHURCHYARD, WILSON STREET, ANLABY. Hull Pals Memorial Post. CPL HAROLD TOWSE MM 11038. Born in Kirkella in 1896 Harold was the son of Daniel and Margaret Towse of 11 Ditmas Avenue, Anlaby Common, Hull. His dates suggest he was either alrea […]
5 CHAPEL TERRACE, CARLTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/08/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1896. ORIGINAL HULL PAL. KIA. SON OF TOM & ELIZABETH TURNER, of 5 CHAPEL TERRACE, CARLTON STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS ADDRESS) AND LATER 28 CARLTON STREET, HULL. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE THOMAS FREDERICK TURNER 11/1389. Born in October 1895, Thomas was the eldest of three and only son of Tom and Elizabeth Turner of 28 […]
60, FOLKESTONE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/04/1918
       
Aged
35
Corporal, WILLIAM ERNEST USHER 11/241. Born in Rise, East Yorkshire in 1883 William was the youngest of three children to Thomas and Elizabeth Usher. He had a brother, William and sister, Lilian. He was a Hull Corporation Tram Driver by trade. He married Florence Jane Dickinson, on 9th June 1904 and the couple lived at 60, Folkestone St […]
50 PROVIDENCE ROW, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
25
Private BRIAN VAREY 11/283, 11th East Yorkshire Regiment. Born Hull in 1890, Brian was the youngest of seven children to Harry and Annie Varey of 9 Walters Terrace, Providence Row, Beverley Road, Hull. He worked for Messrs, Holmes & Moore, Terry Street, Upholsterers. He enlisted at City Hall on 10th September 1914 joining the 11th B […]
34 , GEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/09/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1898. YOUNGEST SON OF CHARLES WILLIAM VARLEY & GERTRUDE BRISTOW, OF 34, GEE STREET, HULL. ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 06/09/1918, AGED 20. LEFT PARENTS, SISTERS, BROTHER (IN FRANCE) AND FIANCEE, PHYLLIS BARKER. (HDM 25/10/1918) Hull Pals Memorial Post. L/CPL RUPERT WARD VARLEY, 225330. Born in October 18 […]
BARROW ON HUMBER, NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
12/04/1918
       
Aged
21
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE THOMAS EDWARD WALKER 12/1272. Born in 1897 in Barrow-upon-Humber Son of the late Thomas Edward Walker (deceased). Thomas was brought up be Mrs Shepherdson. He was a labourer, living at Thornton Street, Barrow-upon- Humber. His army records describe him, as 5 foot, 6 inches tall, 34.5 inch chest size, 133 […]
7 BURKETON BUILDINGS, WILLIAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/07/1916
       
Aged
26
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE JOHN WALSH 12/1267. Born Hull in 1889, John had an unmarried wife, Ethel May Boileau, and a son, Jack Walsh Boileau, who lived at 75 Alicia Street in Hull. A Labourer by trade, John appears to have been a hard man to nail down and was certainly not your classic follower of orders. Following his enlistment […]
3 PRINCESS TERRACE, ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
35
Hull Pals Memorial Post. SERGEANT JOHN FRANCIS WALTON 11/1015. Born in 1881 in Cairo, Egypt John's early life is a mystery due to him being absent from Census records until 1911. At some stage he settled in Hull for he married Clara Knaggs there in 1908 and the couple resided at 3 Princess Terrace, Alexander Street where they raised two […]
12 BUCKINGHAM CRESCENT, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL., EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/06/1916
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1882. SON OF JOHN R. WARD (DOCK LABOURER), OF 6 EBENEEZER'S TERRACE, LEE SMITH STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS). HE WAS MARRIED AND LIVED AT 12 BUCKINGHAM CRESCENT, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE 2ND HULL PAL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 16/06/1916, AGED 33. HE LEFT A WIDOW, FLORENCE,  AND TWO CHILDREN. HIS DEATH AND ADDRESS WA […]
CORNWALL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
Area
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
26
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE ALLEN WARD 11/936. Born in Canning Town, Middlesex in 1890, Allen was the son of Ellen Ward. A Labourer by trade, he travelled north after the death of his mother, settling in Hull. When war came he enlisted at City Hall, on 10th September 1914, joining the 11th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, 'The Tra […]
87 , ETON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/06/1915
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1882. ORIGINAL HULL PAL. DIED OF PNEUMONIA. BROTHER FRED 50 WASSAND STREET ALSO SERVED IN FRANCE. ON ST MATHEWS CHURCH ROH. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE FRANK WARD 11/428. Born in 1892, Frank was the second of four children to Mary Ward of 50 Wassand Street, Hull. His father had died when he was a child and his mother had t […]
2 KINGSTON TERRACE, ESCOURT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
43
BORN HULL 1873. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM WARD AND MARGARET ENGLAND. MARRIED FRANCES AND LIVED WITH DAUGHTER, ALICE, AT 5 ST STEPHEN'S SQUARE, HULL. BOARDED AT ABOVE ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS) HIS OCCUPATION WAS A DOCK LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. KILLED IN ACTION, AT SERRE, ON 13/11/1916, AGED 43. COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL T […]
15 Wentworth Avenue, Field Street, Hull UK
       
Died on
12/04/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN FORT WILLIAM, INVERNESS 20/01/1894. LIVED IN HULL. A HULL PAL. KILLED IN ACTION. SON OF ROBERT WARNES & ANN HARRISON HOPE, OF EARLES COTTAGE, EAST HALTON, LINCOLNSHIRE . HIS BROTHERS ROBERT & FREDERICK WARNES ALSO DIED DURING THE WAR. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 12/10/1918. * Hull Pals Memorial Post. […]
CARDIGAN AVENUE, BRIDLINGTON, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/10/1918
       
Aged
26
BORN 1892. THIRD SON OF JOHN WATTS 'DEONIA' HOUSE, OF HULL AND BRIDLINGTON. SON OF AN OIL BROKER. EDUCATED AT HULL GRAMMAR SCHOOL. HE WAS A PARTNER, IN HIS FATHER'S BUSINESS IN HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, WHEN WAR BEGAN. WENT TO FRANCE IN APRIL 1916, AS A SECOND LIEUTENANT. PROMOTED TO STAFF CAPTAIN IN THE 92ND B […]
8 ROSEMOUNT AVENUE, WYNDHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/06/1918
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF THOMAS & LYDIA MARIA WEBB ABOVE - HDM ADDRESS. BROTHER CYRIL ALSO FELL. 1918 ABSENT VOTERS ADDRESS. BURIED AT ANZAC CEMETERY, SAILLY-SUR-LA-LYS, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "WORTHY OF EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE". Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE SYDNEY WILLIAM WEBB 22472. Born in Septemb […]
72, HARDY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
Area
       
Died on
24/03/1918
       
Aged
29
BORN WOODFORD, ESSEX 1889. SON OF CHARLES STANLEY & LILLY WEBB. AN AUCTIONEER'S CLERK. LIVED 22, DRAGON ROAD, HARROGATE (1911 CENSUS). HIS WIFE ANNIE ELIZABETH LANGTHORNE, LIVED AT 72, HARDY STREET, HULL (PENSION LEDGER ADDRESS). THEY HAD FOUR CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE HULL PALS, IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. SURVIVED THE […]
6 ROLAND AVENUE, ARTHUR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
08/09/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF ROBERT WILLIAM & EDITH LOUISE WELLS AND SISTERS EDITH & FLORENCE, OF 6 ROLAND AVENUE, ARTHUR STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL.PALS. SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE, WITH THE 11TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED AS A PRISONER OF WAR, ON 08/09/1918, AGED 19. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN HDM 02/10/1918. NO CWGC RE […]
5 HENRY'S TERRACE, WASSAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/06/1916
       
Aged
42
BORN COLNE 1874. WIFE ADA (RANCH) ABOVE. SON OF ROBERT & BETSY WELLS, COLNE, LANCS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 26/06/1916, AGED 42. (1918 ABSENT VOTERS. ADDRESS) Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE WILLIE WELLS 11/1393. Born in 1874 in Colne, Lancashire Willie was one of eight children to Robert and Betsy Wells. Moving to Hull where he worked […]
78 , ENGLISH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/08/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1894. SECOND SON OF WILLIAM WEYMESS (1856-1917) & FANNY MARIA LONG (1859-1934), OF 78, ENGLISH STREET, HULL. SON OF A SCOTTISH, SEA CAPTAIN. THE FOURTH OF FIVE CHILDREN. ELDER SISTERS, JANE AND EDITH WHO LIVED AT 78 ENGLISH STREET. OLDER BROTHER, WILLIAM WHO WORKED IN SCUNTHORPE. YOUNGER BROTHER STANLEY, WHO LIVED AT 2 HALL […]