Regiment: 1st East Yorkshire Regiment A Company

1st Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at York as part of the 18th Brigade of the 6th Division.
08.08.1914 Moved to Edinburgh and then to Cambridge.
10.09.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at St. Nazaire and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1914
The actions on the Aisne heights.
During 1915
The action at Hooge.
26.11.1915 Transferred to the 64th Brigade of the 21st Division and continued to engage in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of Le Transloy.
During 1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The First and Third Battles of the Scarpe, The flanking operations around Bullecourt, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Second Battle of Passchendaele. The Cambrai Operations.
During 1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The First Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Messines, The Second Battle of Kemmel, The Battle of the Aisne 1918, The Battle of Albert, The Second Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of the St Quentin Canal, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The Battle of the Selle.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Berlaimont.

Last Name
Address
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4 SPRING TERRACE, SPRING STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/12/1914
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 15/09/1894. SON OF ALFRED BARRASS & GERTRUDE BROWN - 9 COBDEN COTTAGES, WESTMORELAND STREET & 4 SPRING TERRACE, SPRING STREET. HIS DECEASED FATHER BELONGED TO THE 3RD EYR. HIS WIDOWED MOTHER LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS. EDUCATED AT WARNES STREET BOARD SCHOOL, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY ON 23/06/1911. PLACED ON RESERVE AND […]
45 , PARK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/06/1918
       
Aged
19
Born Blyth on 01/03/1899. Son of Walter Morgan Brabyn (1861-1923) & Mary Hannah Brabyn (1875-1962), of 13, Wensleydale Terrace, Blyth, Northumberland. He had just started work as a postal clerk, when war began. He enlisted in Middlesbrough. Served as Lance Corporal, in 'A' Company, of the 1st East Yorkshire Regiemnt. He was captured on 2 […]
Company Quarter Master Sergeant
LIME TREE AVENUE, SUTTON ON HULL, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/10/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN SUTTON 1892, SON OF HENRY COATES (1862-1910) & HESTER MARY COATES (1867-1929). ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. SERVED AS QUARTER MASTER, SERGEANT, "A" COMPANY, 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 20/10/1916, AGED 24. HE IS BURIED AT SUTTON AND HIS NAME IS LISTED ON SUTTON VILLAGE MEMORIAL. HIS ARMY E […]
41 , NEW GEORGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 04/08/1893. SECOND SON OF EDWARD FOSTON (1867-1914), A DOCKSIDE LABOURER, & SARAH ANN PICKETT (1874-1940), AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS, 11 GROTTO SQUARE, NEW GEORGE STREET AND 29 CHRISTOPHER STREET,HULL. SON OF A DOCKSIDE LABOURER. ONE OF SEVEN BROTHERS AND YOUNGEST SISTER. THEY LOST THREE OF THEIR SEVEN SONS IN THE WAR. EMPLOYED […]
111 , SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF WALTER CHARLES JACKSON AND ELIZABETH ANN WARHURST OF 111 SPYVEE STREET (CWGC ADDRESS). ONE OF TEN CHILDREN LIVING AT 111 SPYVEE STREET. HIS FATHER DIED IN 1914, AGED 41. EMPLOYED AS A GENERAL LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 17/09/1914. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 12TH EYR (HULL PALS). SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. TRANSFERR […]
51 , JAMES RECKITT AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/07/1917
       
Aged
40
BORN BOSTON, LINCS 1878. HUSBAND OF FANNY LILLEY, OF 32 VICTOR STREET (ARMY ADDRESS), AND 51 , JAMES RECKITT AVENUE, HULL. BEFORE THE WAR, HE WORKED FOR THE HULL CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY AND THEN AT THE ROYAL LONDON INSURANCE OFFICE. SERVED WITH THE 1ST EST YORKSHIRES. TAKEN PRISONER ON 09/04/1917. DIED OF WOUNDS IN GERMANY, ON 06/07/1917 […]
10 LAUREL GROVE, ETON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1886. SON OF JAMES HARDY & STELLA PETCH, OF 10 LAUREL GROVE, ETON STREET, HULL. HE WORKED FOR THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWASY AT HULL DOCK.. LIVING AT 34 CHILTERN STREET. ALSO A FORMER RESERVIST WHO HAD SERVED SIX YEARS IN INDIA. HE REJOINED THE 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE BATTALION, AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 09 […]
14 EBOR PLACE, PORTER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
04/10/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF ELIZABETH BROCKWELL, OF 50 RUGBY STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL. HIS FATHER DIED WHEN HE WAS YOUING AND HIS MOTHER MARRIED WILLIAM BROCKWELL. HE WAS HUSBAND OF ANNIE PINDER. (NEE BOOTH) AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. A BOX MAKER. HE MARRIED ANNIE PINDER, AT HULL REGISTRY OFFICE, ON 21/01/1911, AND HAD THREE CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED […]
7 HUNTS TERRACE, WEST PARADE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/08/1917
       
Aged
33
BORN LANGTOFT, YORKS, 1884. SON OF GEORGE & ELIZABETH ROBSON.  HE LIVED AT TIBTHORPE EAST YORKSHIRE. WORKED AS A FARM ASSISTANT FOR ROBERT GARDINER , AT CARNABY FARM, NEAR BRIDLINGTON, EAST YORKSHIRE. HE MARRIED IN DECEMBER 1904. HIS WIFE DINAH ELEANOR MORRIS, LIVED AT 7 HUNTS TERRACE, WEST PARADE, HULL. HE JOINED THE POLICE FORCE […]
7 HAMPDEN TERRACE, LOCKWOOD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF JAMES TOALSTER AND MARY ANN CLEARY, OF 2 KINGS BUILDINGS, NEW GEORGE STREET AND 7 HAMPDEN TERRACE, LOCKWOOD STREET, HULL. ONE OF TWELVE CHILDREN. HIS FATHER DIED IN 1913. THE FAMILY WERE ROMAN CATHOLIC. BEFORE THE WAR JOHN LIKE HIS BROTHERS WAS AN OIL SEED MILLER.  HE WAS EMPLOYED BT H & F LEE SMITH OILMILLER […]
Bolton Lane Wilberforce, East Riding, UK
       
Died on
17/04/1917
       
Aged
19
Born Wilberfoss, Yorkshire, 25 May 1897. Son of Charles Walker (1871-1935) and Anna Maria Walker, of Wilberfoss, Yorkshire. A Farm Servant. Described as 5 foot, 3.5 inches tall, 115 lbs weight, 34-36 inch chest, He had seven brothers and one sister. Enlisted Beverley, on 18/05/1915. Served in the 1st East Yorkshire Regiment. Received […]