Regiment: 6th East Yorkshire Regiment Pioneers

6th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers)
27.08.1914 Formed at Beverley, Yorkshire as part of the First New Army (K1) in the 32nd Brigade of the 11th Division, then moved to Grantham.
Dec 1914 Became a Pioneer Battalion.
April 1915 Moved to Witley Camp Godalming.
01.07.1915 Mobilised for war and embarked for Gallipoli from Avonmouth via Mudros.
07.08.1915 Landed at Suvla Bay and engaged in various actions against the Ottoman Empire.
17.12.1915 Evacuated to Mudros due to heavy casualties from combat, disease and severe weather.
04.02.1916 Moved to Alexandria to defend the Suez Canal.
10.07.1916 Moved to France landing at Marseilles and the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1916
The capture of the Wundt-Werk, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Thiepval.
During 1917
Operations on the Ancre, The Battle of Messines, The Battle of the Langemarck, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle.
During 1918
The Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of the Drocourt-Quant Line, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Hergies north of Bavai.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
14 LILLIES GORVE, KENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF JAMES & CATHERINE (KATE) CONROY (1871-1951), OF 126 HODGSON STREET, HULL. ELDEST OF SIX SONS. AN OIL MILLER. RESIDNG AT 14 LILLIES GORVE, KENT STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. POSTED ABROAD ON 14/07/1915. SERVED WITH THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEER BATTALION. HE WAS KILLED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 09/08/1915, TAKING T […]
5, DERBY TERRACE, CLARENDON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1918
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1892. THIRD SON OF JOHN WILLIAM BORTHICK CONWAY (1862-1941) & THE LATE ELEANOR MARGARET GILL (1860-1911), OF 27, JAMES STREET, HULL AND 5, DERBY TERRACE, CLARENDON STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). FOURTH OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS A BLACKSMITHS STOKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 10667, 6TH EAST YORKSHI […]
4 REGENTS COURT, UPPER UNION STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/03/1917
       
Aged
30
BORN HULL 19/10/1887. SON OF THE LATE HANNAH AND GEORGE HURST SUTTON, FROM HODGSON STREET, HULL. BOTH PARENTS DECEASED. BROTHER, TO JOHN & ROBERT COOK, AT 4 REGENTS COURT, UPPER UNION STREET, HULL. HIS SISTER, MRS ADA MARSHALL, LIVED AT 8 ETTY'S TERRACE, STRICKLAND STREET, HULL. HE WORKED AS A LABOURER. ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY, ON 19/10 […]
440 BUTCHERS SHOP, HESSLE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/09/1916
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1889. SON OF JOHN GEORGE COPEMAN (1854-1930) & SUSANNAH AUGUSTA SALLABANK (1861-1934), OF THIS ADDRESS. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND SIX SISTERS. THE FAMILY MOVED TO 27 COLEPSO MOUNT, HOLBECK, LEEDS. A SINGLE MAN. HE WORKED AS A FOREMAN. HE ENLISTED IN LEEDS, ON 12/09/1914, AGED 26 YEARS AND 180 DAYS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 7.5 […]
3 VALLANCE PLACE, BLANKET ROW, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
44
BORN WALSALL 09/05/1871. SON OF GEORGE COX AND ELEANOR ALICE GREEN. SON OF A BRUSH MAKER. EDUCATED AT LAMBERT STREET SCHOOL, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL ON 09/08/1893. PROMOTED TO KINGS CORPORAL. SERVED IN THE BOER WAR & MENTIONED IN DISPATCHES (MID) BY LORD KITCHENER. OBTAINED HIS DISCHARGE. SERVED IN THE RESERVES. REPRESENTED THE N […]
12 LABURNHAM GROVE, WESTMORELAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/09/1916
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1888. MARRIED 1908. ENLISTED AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR AND SERVED IN EGYPT AND THE DARDENELLES BEFORE ARRIVING IN FRANCE IN MARCH 1916. BEFORE ENLISTING HE HAD WORKED AT SISSONS, STONEFERRY, SINCE HE WAS 14. HE LEFT A WIFE MARGARET (GRIFFIN) & TWO CHILDREN ABOVE ADDRESS AND 12 LABURNHAM AVENUE. SON OF JAMES & JESSIE LOUISA […]
12 LOCOMOTIVE AVENUE, DAIRYCOATES, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
22/08/1915
       
Aged
36
Born Miltrip, Westmoreland, 1879. Husband of Mrs. Margaret Robinson (formerly Cummings), of 12, Locomotive Avenue, Dairycoates, Hull (CWGC address). An ex dock labourer, he enlisted at the outbreak of war. Joined as Private, 10609, 6th East Yorkshire Regiment. Left England on 14/07/1915. Killed in action, at Gallipoli, on 22/08/1915, a […]
28 , CHEAPSIDE, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/03/1918
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1891. HULL PAL. SON OF WILLIAM DADDY (1854-1928) & FRANCIS A. FOSTER (1857-1912). SON OF A OIL PRESSMAN. BROTHER OF GEORGE, JOHN, EDITH, HANNAH, JANE AND EDWARD - 28 CHEAPSIDE, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL. HE ALSO RESIDED WITH HIS SISTER MRS BENTLEY AT 12 CHAPMAN STREET. A LABOURER. PRIOR TO WAR HE WORKED FOR BON ACCORD OIL MI […]
54 , WALCOTT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/08/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF JOHN DAWSON (1848-1904) & MARY ANN DAWSON, OF 54 WALCOTT STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND A SISTER. HIS FIANCEE WAS LILLY. LIVED WITH BROTHER, WILLIAM, AT 56 WALCOTT STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS). A GROCER'S ASSISTANT AND FORMER 5TH EAST YORKSHIRE TERRITORIAL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 11/12/1915, […]
5, SYDNEY TERRACE, GRANGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF WALTER DEAKIN (1859-1903) & SARAH ELIZABETH DEAKIN (1860-1934), of 69, GIBSON STREET, SYKES STREET, HULL & 5, SYDNEY TERRACE, GRANGE STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE LOST HIS FATHER WHEN HE WAS 12 YEARS OLD. HE HAD FOUR BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS. HIS BROTHERS GEORGE WILLIAM, ALFRED, WALTER, CHARLES H DEAK […]
12 SOUTHCOATES PARADE, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
22/08/1915
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1889. SECOND SON OF CHARLES D DEARING (1855-1936) & EMMA HARGREAVES (1856-1922), AT 12 SOUTHCOATES PARADE, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEERS. KILLED IN ACTION AT GALLIPOLI ON 22/08/1915, AGED 26. HE LEFT BROTHER, GEORGE AND SISTERS, EMILY, ETHEL AND KATE. HIS DEATH W […]
61 , LIDDELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1885. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM DICK (1860-1940) & SARAH AMELIA DICK, OF 52 TRINITY STREET (1911 CENSUS) AND 6 WARNE STREET, SPRING BANK, HULL. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS A WATER INSPECTOR FOR THE COUNCIL FOR 26 YEARS. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A PAWN BROKER MANAGER. HE WAS HUSBAND OF LILLIAN, AT 2 CRYSTAL TERRACE, SUTTON […]
78, MANCHESTER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/09/1916
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF JOHN ROBERT DIXON (1853-1921) & CHRISTINA DIXON (1854-1931), AT 78 MANCHESTER STREET (CWGC ADDRESS). ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN. EMPLOYED AS A HORSEMAN. HE SERVED IN EGYPT AND THE DARDENELLES, BEFORE ARRIVING IN FRANCE IN MARCH 1916. HIS TWO BROTHERS ALSO SERVED IN THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT AND HIS BROTHER ERN […]
16 , CORNWALL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/08/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1895. ELDEST CHILD OF WILLIAM EDWARD DIXON (1865-1927) & FANNY ELIZABETH DIXON (1868-1940) AT THIS ADDRESS (1901 CENSUS). ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, WITH THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEER BATTALION. KILLED IN ACTION, ATTACKING THE TEPPE TEKE HILL, AT GALLIPOLI, ON 22/08/1918, AGED 20. UNMARRIED, HIS ARMY EFFECTS […]
26 , WILLIAMSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/10/1915
       
Aged
42
BORN HULL 31/08/1874. SON OF RUEBEN DRINKALL (1849-1914) & HANNAH FORREST (1847-1927), OF 26 WILLIAMSON STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). JOINED THE ROYAL NAVY, ON 01/12/1896. HE ENLISTED AT HULL WHEN WAR BEGAN. SERVED WITH THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEERS. LEFT ENGALND FOR GALLIPOLI, ON 14/07/1915. SAW ACTION AT TEKE TEPPE, ON THE 08/08/ […]
3 DEVON GROVE, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/07/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF MATTHEW DRIVER (1858-1931) & THE LATE ADA LOUISE BODILLY (1860-1906) OF THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. BROTHER TO FRANK, MINNIE, MATTHEW HENRY, WILLIAM AND ROBERT DRIVER. HE WAS KILLED AT YPRES ON 09/07/1917, AGED 19. HE IS BURIED AT BRANDHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAI […]
12 , ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/11/1915
       
Aged
35
BORN HULL 1880. YOUNGEST CHILD OF JOHN & ELIZABETH DUNLIN, OF 61, WALKER STREET, HULL. OLDER BROTHERS TOM AND ARTHUR. SISTERS LAURA AND ELIZABETH. HIS FATHER DIED WHEN HE WAS YOUNG. A TANNER BY TRADE, AT HULL'S HOLMES FACTORY. HE MARRIED IN 1899. HIS WIFE MARY ELIZABETH CUSWORTH & THEIR SIX CHILDREN LIVED AT 12, ALEXANDRA STRE […]
9 WEST PARADE, LONDESBOROUGH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
01/09/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 24/02/1894. ELDEST SON OF THOMAS DUNN AND LUCY STAMFORD, AT 9 WEST PARADE, LONDESBOROUGH STREET, HULL. EDUCATED AT HULL'S DAY STREET SCHOOL, HULL. SON OF A NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY RULLYMAN. HE WORKED HIMSELF AS A MOTOR MECHANIC. HE MARRIED AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH IN 1915. HIS WIFE, KRISTINE MARIE WICKSTROM WAS FROM NORWAY. THEY […]
6 WALTER TERRACE, BRIGHTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
22/08/1915
       
Aged
26
BORN BARMBY MOOR, YORKS 1889. SON OF JOHN DURKIN AND ELLEN S. HARMAN, OF 10 POTTER HILL BEVERLEY. ONE OF FOUR BROTHERS AND A SISTER MARY. HIS FAMILY WERE AGRICULTURAL WORKERS, WORKING AROUND BARNBY MOOR AND POCKLINGTON. WILLIAM WAS ONE OF THREE BROTHERS KILLED IN THE WAR. HE MARRIED ELIZABETH BRUCE, IN 1911 AND LIVED AT 1 MINSTER MOOR […]
1 WESLEY TERRACE, LIME STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1887. ELDEST SON OF JAMES EGAN AND CATHERINE (KATE) LYNCH, OF 13 POPLAR STREET, CHAPMAN STREET, HULL. HE HAD FOUR BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS. EMPLOYED WITH HIS FATHER, AS AN OIL MILLER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEERS. LEFT ENGLAND ON 14/07/1915. DIED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 09/08/1915, AGED 28. HIS ADD […]