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
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 […]
21 PROSPECT PLACE, CHURCH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
26/03/1918
       
Aged
24
Born Hull 1893. Son of John William Whisker (1851-1925) and Ann Hare Shann (1861-1928), of 21 Prospect Place, Church Street, Hull. He had three brothers and five sisters. A Saw Mill Labourer. Described as 5 foot, 11 inches tall, 147 lbs weight, 35-37 inch chest.  Enlisted Hull, ON 28/09/1914, aged 21. Trained at Dalton, Ripon and Salis […]
6 RICHMOND TERRACE, HARROW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/11/1917
       
Aged
21
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE GEORGE WHITELEY 22356. Born in October 1896, George was one of ten children to Walter and Elizabeth Whiteley of 6 Richmond Terrace, Harrow Street, Hessle Road, Hull. A Rullyman by trade, he enlisted at Hull City Hall on 9th December 1915, just days before the passing of the dreaded Conscription Act meanin […]
33 , CRAVEN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. SON OF JOHN & MARY ANN WHITTY, NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE & ABOVE ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). HE SERVED WITH THE HULL PALS. IS BURIED AT LE GRAND HASARD MILITARY CEMETERY, MORBECQUE, NORD, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "HE DIED THAT THOSE HE LOVED MIGHT LIVE". Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE THOMAS ARTHUR WHITTY […]
4, MATLOCK VILLAS, ESTCOURT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF EDWARD THOMAS WILCOX (1854-1930) & THE LATE ELIZA LEE (1854-1909) OF 15, ESTCOURT STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 4, MATLOCK VILLAS, ESTCOURT STREET, HULL. SON OF A DOCK STEVEDORE. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS. HE WAS AN APPRENTICE MOTOR MECHANIC. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS, ON 11/12/1914. TRAINED […]
4 MATLOCK VILLAS, ESCOURT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1888. FOURTH  SON OF EDWARD THOMAS WILCOX (1854-1930) & THE LATE ELIZA LEE (1854-1909), OF 15, ESTCOURT STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 4, MATLOCK VILLAS, ESTCOURT STREET, HULL. SON OF A DOCK STEVEDORE. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS. HIS MOTHER, DIED ON 28/12/1909. HE WORKED AS A DOCK LABOURER. HE WAS 5 FOOT TALL, […]
29, HOPWOOD STREET, SPRING BANK, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/03/1918
       
Aged
37
Hull Pals Memorial Post. CORPORAL, THOMAS ABBOTT WILDE, MM, 25089. Born in the summer of 1880, Thomas was the fourth of six children to William Henry Wilde (1850-1906) and Elizabeth Abbott (1852-1926), of 29 Hopwood Street, Hull (CWGC address). He had four sisters and one brother. His entry into the world was already tinged with tragedy. […]
2 BILSBY TERRACE, DURHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
23
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE GEORGE WILLIAM WILLEY 11/1222. Born in September 1893, George was the only child of William Richard Willey and Sarah Willey. His father died when George was just a toddler so George and Sarah lived with his Grandad at 2 Bilsby Terrace, Durham Street, Hull. A Clerk before the war, George enlisted on 12th […]
15 , BEACONSFIELD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/03/1918
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1884. SON OF THOMAS WILMOT (1851-1929) & EMMA THOMPSON (1851-1947), OF 15 , BEACONSFIELD STREET , QUEENS ROAD, HULL. HUSBAND OF ADA THORP (1884-1961), OF HULL AND LATER 8 WAXHLME ROAD, WITHERNESEA. PRINT WORKER & WAREHOUSEMAN. ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 28/03/1918, AGED 33. Hull Pals Memorial Post. P […]
79 , REDBOURNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
21
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE ERNEST JAMES WILSON 22348. Born in January 1894, Ernest was the second of five children to James and Lydia Wilson of 79 Redbourne Street, Hull (War pension address). A Railway Clerk by trade, he enlisted at Hull City Hall on 18th November 1915 originally in the 14th (Reserve) Battalion East Yorkshire Re […]
33 , ROSAMOND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1886. SON OF WILLIAM & ANNIE WILSON (LAUNDRESS), OF 30 NEWTON STREET, HULL. HIS WIFE, LILLY WILSON, LIVED AT 33, ROSAMOND STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 7, DURBAN STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). A TIMBER YARD, DEAL CARRIER. ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. KILLED ON 27/03/1918, AGED 31. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE HESSLE ROL […]
40 , LEONARD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/08/1918
       
Aged
23
BORN HESSLE 1895. SON OF GEORGE ROBERT & SARAH MARTHA WOODALL. ENLISTED IN HULL PALS. ACCIDENTALLY KILLED ON 08/08/1918, AGED 23. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "DEATH DIVIDES STILL MEMORY CLINGS" Hull Pals Memorial Post. CPL WILLIAM HENRY WOODALL 13/295. Born in Hessle, Yorkshire in 1895 William was the eldest of five children to Geo […]
62 , ALEXANDRA ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/08/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1889. SON OF JAMES WRIGHT (1847-1905)AND EMMA WRIGHT (1857-1918), OF 97 NEWLAND AVENUE AND 62, ALEXANDRA ROAD, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE HAD FIVE BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS. PRIOR TO ENLISTING, HE WAS A BARMAN FOR TEN YEARS AT THE CRITERION PUB, HESSLE ROAD, HULL AND ALSO WORKED AS A MOTOR DRIVER. UNMARRIED. LIVED AT 62 P […]
9 PLEASANT PLACE, WALKER STREET, HULL, UK
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
19
PRIVATE SAMUEL ESMOND WRIGHT 10/1370. Born Hull, 1897, Samuel was the youngest of five children, to Samuel (1858- 1986) and Lily Hodgson (1864-1929), of 9, Pleasant Place, Walker Street, Hull and 8, Pretoria Avenue, Edinburgh Street, Hull (War Pension address). He enlisted at City Hall, originally in the 10th Battalion before being trans […]
28 , PULMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/04/1918
       
Aged
19
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE GEORGE WILLIAM YARROW 30510. Born in March 1899, George was the fourth of five children to William and Emma Yarrow of 28 Pulman Street, Hull. A Cleaner when he came of age, William enlisted in Beverley on 21st May 1917 and from there I will hand you over to the written testimony of a very brave man. Brace […]