Regiment: 12th East Yorkshire Regiment (Hull Sportsmen)

12th (Service) Battalion (3rd Hull) and 13th (Service) Battalion (4th Hull)
03.11.1914 The 13th formed and on the 11.08.1914 The 12th formed, 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 12th taken over by the War Office and then on the 27.08.1915 the 13th 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.
08.02.1918 The 13th disbanded in France at Ecurie.
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
2 BREAMAR TERRACE, WALCOTT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1884. ONLY SON OF ROBERT WILLIAM ALCOCK & THE LATE ALICE ALCOCK, OF THE ABOVE ADDRESS. SON OF A WELL KNOWN BOILER MAKER, ON HESSLE ROAD. HE HAD TWO SISTERS EMILY & ALICE. HIS GRANDPARENTS MR & MRS FLEMMING, LIVED AT 14 BREAMAR TERRACE, WALCOTT STREET, HULL. HE WAS WELL KNOWN ON HESSLE ROAD. WORKED AS A LABOURER, FOR […]
81 , ROSAMOND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 04/10/1897. SON OF HERBERT & EMILY MARY ALTOFT HIS FATHER WAS A MARINE ENGINEER. HAROLD WAS LISTED AS A SHOEMAKER'S APPRENTICE IN THE 1911 CENSUS. HE THEN WORKED AT EARLES SHIPYARD WITH HIS BROTHER GEORGE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, IN JANUARY 1916. HE WAS KILLED AT BEAUMONT HAMMEL ON 13/11/1916, AGED 20. UNMARRIED. HIS BROTHER, […]
87 , BARNSLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/08/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. FOURTH SON OF AARON/SARAH ANDERSON, OF 87 BARNSLEY STREET, HULL AND  12 HARCOURT STREET, HULL. EX CANSTER WORKER AT RECKITTS. ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS IN DECEMBER 1914. SERVED IN EGYPT & FRANCE. KILLED BY A SNIPER. PHOTO IN THE HDM 01/09/1916. * Hull Pals Memorial. PRIVATE GEORGE ANDERSON 12/1155. Born in 1893, Georg […]
83 CHARLES AVENUE, KENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF AARON ANDERSON (1862-1918) AND SARAH ELIZABETH STOCKDALE (1860-1914), OF 87 BARNSLEY STREET, HULL. AN OIL MILLER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 12/12/1914, AGED 19 YEARS AND 2 MONTHS. JOINED THE 12TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT (3RD HULL PALS). SERVED IN EGYPT, FRANCE AND BELGIUM. KILLED IN ACTION AT OPPY WOOD, ON 03/05/1917 […]
19 , BALFOUR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1884. ORIGINAL HULL PAL. EX NER WORKER. HIS ADDRESS IS FROM THE HULL DAILY MAIL WHERE HE WAS REPORTED MISSING ON 6TH JANUARY 1917. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE JAMES WILLIAM ANDREWS 12/1141. Hard to be certain due to number of men in Hull with this name of military age, but I believe our James was born in 1884 the eldest so […]
134 , NEWSTEAD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/06/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN COTTINGHAM 1897. LIVED IN HULL AT THIS ADDRESS. SON OF ABEL & ELIZA ARCHBUTT, COTTINGHAM. ORIGINAL HULL PAL. DOW. ERRAND BOY. CENSUS PHOTO. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE JOHN HENRY ARCHBUTT 10/1441. Born in Cottingham in 1896, John was the youngest of three children and only son of Abel and Eliza Archbutt, of Cottingham. John […]
19 WAINWRIGHT ROAD, LEEDS, , WEST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
31
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE EDWARD ARMITAGE 17408. Born Whiehaven, Cumberland in 1885, Edward was one of four children, and the only son of James Armitage and Sarah Ann Tempest of 19 Wainwright Row, Hunslet, Leeds. A Miner by trade he married his wife Elizabeth Smith, on 10th November 1911 and the couple had a son, Edward Jnr, who w […]
20 , ST LUKE'S STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
13/11/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1889. SON OF WILLIAM HENRY BARKER AND THE LATE ELLEN BARKER, OF 20 ST LUKES STREET. HE HAD SIX BROTHERS, FOUR OF WHOM WERE MARRIED, AND TWO SISTERS, BOTH IN AMERICA. EMPLOYED AS A SOLICITOR'S CLERK. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS, ON 26/09/1914, AGED 24 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS. HIS ARMY RECORDS DESCRIBE HIM AS 5 FOOT, 7 INCHES TALL, […]
110 , WHEELER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/06/1917
       
Aged
36
BORN STOCTON ON TEES, 1881. ENLISTED HULL. JOINED THE 1ST EYR 'C' COMPANY. WENT TO FRANCE IN JANUARY 1915. SON IN LAW OF MR & MRS ANDREWS, 110 WHEELER STREET. FORMERLY EMPLOYED AT EARLE'S SHIPBUILDERS. HE WROTE A POEM TO HIS WIFE AT THIS ADDRESS, WHICH WAS PUBLISHED WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH, IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 3RD JUNE 1915. * HIS […]
2 ROSE VIEW, COURTNEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/06/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF ROBERT & ANN BARNES, OF 44 NORNABELL STREET (1901 CENSUS) & 18 BERKSHIRE STREET, HOLDERNESS ROAD. ONE OF THREE BROTHERS KILLED IN THE WAR. HIS WIFE EDITH BARNES LIVED AT 2 ROSE VIEW, COURTNEY STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. SERVED IN EGYPT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 28/12/1915. KILL […]
16 YORK TERRACE, BARNSLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1884. SON OF JOSEPH BARON (1863-1911) & SARAH ANN JACKSON (1864-1954). ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. EMPLOYED AS AN OIL MILLER'S PRESSMAN. MARRIED ST SILAS HULL, 26/12/1908. HIS WIFE MARY COTTINGHAM AND FOUR CHILDREN LIVED AT 65 SPYVEE STREET AND THIS ADDRESS. SHE DIED WITH DAUGHTER LILLIAN IN 1915, AND HE REMARREID EMMA CATTIE HAR […]
, SOUTH CAVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
39
BORN WELTON, YORKS,1877. SON OF GEORGE WILLIAM & ELIZABETH BARRATT. ENLISTED HULL. LIVED SOUTH CAVE. HULL PAL. KILLED IN ACTION. Hull Pals Memorial Post. L/CPL GEORGE WILLIAM BARRATT 12/1297. Born in Welton, East Yorkshire in 1887 George was one of five children and the only son of William and Elizabeth Barratt of Elleker, South Cave […]
21 DRAPER STREET, NOTTINGHAM, GRIMETHORPE, EAST MIDLANDS, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
23/11/1916
       
Aged
32
Day 1389. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE LEWIS JOHN BARWELL 34776. Brace yourselves as this is a sad one with a horrific ending so look away now if you're predisposed to nightmares. Lewis was born on 11th October 1879 in Ram Yard, Parliament Street, Nottingham. He was one of six children to Samuel and Johanna Barwell of 21 Draper Stree […]
32 , WITTY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN GASCOIGNE, YORKSHIRE 1896. SON OF WILLIAM & ANN MARIA BATTY, 77 BRIGHTON STREET (1911) AND 67 MANCHESTER STREET (1915). HIS BROTHER WILFRED SERVED IN FRANCE AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL. SENT TO FRANCE ON 26/05/1916. WOUNDED ON 23/07/1916. KILLED IN ACTION ON 13/11/1916. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM ON 3/03/1917, 4/06/19 […]
4 , HAWORTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/04/1916
       
Aged
36
BORN MIDDLESBROUGH, 1880. LIVED IN HULL. WIFE EDITH C. (HOUGHTON) & FATHER JACK BOTH RESIDED, OF 4 , HAWORTH STREET, HULL. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON SUTTON VILLAGE MEMORIAL. SGT., ALBERT BAYSTON, 12/508. Born in 1880 in Middlesbrough, Albert was one of two sons to Robert and Elizabeth Bayston of Church Street, Sutton. A Woodman by trade […]
53 , WALLIKER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/02/1915
       
Aged
47
BORN CROMER, NORFOLK 1869. SON OF CHARLES & ANN BEASY, WITHERNSEA. HUSBAND OF HARRIET A. BEASY, AT 53 WALLIKER STREET, ANLABY ROAD, HULL. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE JOHN BEASY 12/604. Born in Cromer, Norfolk on 15th December 1868 John was the seventh of twelve children to Charles and Ann Beasy. A Railway Agent by trade he lived […]
32 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/05/1916
       
Aged
26
Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE FRED BECKETT 12/14. Born 1890, Fred was the third of six of children to Alfred Sharpe and Henrietta Beckett, of 6 Trinity Grove, Ella Street, Hull. A Grocer's Assistant by trade he married Gladys Sabrina Dodson at St. Marys on 24th May 1913. He was 23. It had been quite a life. He may have been a simple g […]
61 , ROPER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
36
BORN SCARBOROUGH 1880. SON OF JOHN BENN AND ANNIE McFARLANE. MOVED TO HULL IN 1891. HIS PARENTS AND BROTHERS ARTHUR, FRED, HENRY, WALTER, JOHN AND SISTER ELIZA. LIVED AT 61 ROPER STREET. HE WAS MARRIED WITH CHILDREN. ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. KILLED IN ACTION AT SERRE 13/11/16, AGED 36. HE LEFT HIS ARMY EFFECTS TO HIS BROTHERS AND NEICE […]
7 PRINCES TERRACE, ADELAIDE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/09/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF EDWARD & MARY BENTLEY. BROTHERS EDWARD AND HARRY BENTLEY - 1901 CENSUS ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL. SENT TO FRANCE 13/07/1915. KILLED IN ACTION ON 16/09/1917, AGED 20. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER.
6 LUCAS SQUARE, SYKES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF JOSHUA CHARLES & HARRIET ISABELLA BETTS, OF 6 LUCAS SQUARE, SYKES STREET, HULL AND 12 NELSON SQUARE, GEORGE STREET, HULL. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. HE WORKED FOR BON ACCORD OIL MILLS. HE ENLISTED AT HULL. TRANSFERRED TO THE 12TH EYR (HULL PALS). DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 5 INCHES TALL, 136 LBS WEIGHT, 34 INCH CHEST. PO […]