Regiment: 1/4th East Yorkshire Regiment D Company

1/4th Battalion Territorial Force
04.08.1914 Stationed at Hull as part of the York & Durham Brigade of the Northumbrian Division and then moved to South Holderness and then on to Darlington and then Newcastle.
07.04.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne where the formation became the 150th Brigade of the 50th Division which engaged in various action on the Western Front including;
During 1915
The Battle of St Julien, The Battle of Frezenburg Ridge, The Battle of Bellewaarde Ridge.
During 1916
The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of the Transloy Ridges.
During 1917
The First and Second Battles of the Scarpe, The Capture of Wancourt Ridge, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
During 1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Actions at the Somme Crossings, The Battle of Rosieres, The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of the Aisne.
15.07.1918 Reduced to cadre and moved to defend the Lines of Communication in Dieppe.
16.08.1918 Transferred to the 116th Brigade of the 39th Division.
07.11.1918 Demobilised at Cucq.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
4 AITKINS ENTRY, MYTON GATE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/02/1916
       
Aged
31
BORN SHIPLEY 1885. HULL PAL. SON OF FREDERICK & ELLEN HEWITT, HULL. WENT TO FRANCE ON 24TH OCTOBER 1915. DIED OF WOUNDS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 17TH FEBRUARY 1916 WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. * NB: FRED HEWITT, 1ST BEDFORDS, 2 SOMERSET TERRACE, GILLETT STREET.
41 , HADDON STREET, HAWTHORNE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/06/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF SAMUEL (1849-1929) & ELIZABETH ANN NEWBURY (1850-1921), OF THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS AN ENGINE CLEANER, FOR THE HULL AND BARNSLEY RAILWAY LINE. HE HAD ENLISTED IN THE HULL TERRITORIALS, ON 29/02/1912 AND ENLISTED WHEN WAR BEGAN ON 05/08/1914. POSTED TO FRANCE, ON 17/04/1915. SERVED […]
6 RICHMOND TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/10/1915
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1897. ELDEST SON OF JOHN AND ANNIE WALDBY, OF THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). SON OF A PAINT GRINDER. PRIOR TO WAR WAS AN ATTENDANT AT BEVERLEY ROAD BATHS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 04/08/1914. SERVED IN "D" COMPANY, 1/4TH TERRITORIALS AND WAS CALLED ON THE 4TH AUGUST 1914 WHEN WAR BEGAN. HE ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 17/04/1915, WITH THE […]
57 , SPRING STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/08/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1884. SON OF MRS CHARLOTTE ANN (WALKER) & THE LATE ROBERT WILSON WATTS, OF 14 TADMAN STREET, HULL AND 1 CROMWELL TERRACE, WEST PARADE, SPRING BANK, HULL . ELDEST OF FOUR CHILDREN. WAS AN ENGINEER EMPLOYED BY MESSRS, MAJOR OF WILMINGTON AND AN EX HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY WORKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH "D" COMP […]