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
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4 ROBINSON'S PLACE, PRINCESS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/09/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF LUKE JAMES WASS (1868-1922) & CLARA LOFT (1865-1944), OF THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF A DOCK LABOURER. ONE OF FOUR SONS WHO ALL DIED IN THE WAR. AN OIL MILL LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, AS PRIVATE, 10348, 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEERS. SERVED IN GALLIPOLI, FRANCE AND BELGIUM. HE WAS KILLED NEAR YPRES, ON 17/09/1 […]
62 , BALFOUR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL, 1896. SON OF ESTHER JANE WATSON, OF 47 SOMERSET STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS). WORKED AS AN ERRAND BOY. RECORDED AS KILLED ON THE BALFOUR STREET MEMORIAL (HDM 06/10/1916). ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. LEFT ENGLAND ON 14/07/1915. DIED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 09/08/1915, AGED 19. COMMEMORATED ON THE HELLE […]
38 , RUSTENBURG STREET, NEW BRIDGE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF GEORGE AND MARY ANN WESTOBY, OF 38 , RUSTENBURG STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS) AN ELECTRICAL MACHINIST. HE WORKED FOR THE NORTH EAST RAILWAY LINES. ENLISTED AT HULL, JOINING THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEERS. DIED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 09/08/1915, AGED 20. COMMEMORATED ON THE HELLES MEMORIAL. HIS AR,Y EFFECTS WERE […]
6 WEST PARADE, WOODCOCK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/12/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF JOHN THOMAS & MARY (KING) WHEELER, OF 4 KATES TERRACE, ROSAMOND STREET, IN (1911 CENSUS) AND 6 WEST PARADE, WOODCOCK STREET, HULL. (CWGC ADDRESS).  HE HAD TWO BROTHERS AND FOUR SISTERS. WORKED AS A DOCK LABOURER, HE ENLISTED IN HULL. POSTED TO GALLIPOLI WITH THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, ON 04/12/1915. DIED […]
LOWGATE, SUTTON ON HULL, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN SUTTON ON HULL, 1896. SECOND SON OF JAMES HERBERT & ELIZABETH WILLIS, OF LOWGATE, SUTTON ON HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). PRIOR TO WAR HE WAS PARTNER IN HIS FATHER'S MARKET GARDENING BUSINESS (1911 CENSUS). HE ALSO WORKED AT SISSONS FACTORY, STONEFERRY AND WAS MEMBER OF THE SISSONS SILVER PRIZE BAND. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. LEFT F […]
89 , NEW BRIDGE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/08/1917
       
Aged
24
Private Percival Charles Wilson (1892-1917) Percival Charles was born in 1892 in Beverley, the sixth son and seventh of 8 children born to wheelwright, William Wilson of Keldgate and his wife Ann Eleanor (nee Pinder), of 87 Keldgate, Beverley. He enlisted in the East Yorkshire Regiment in November 1914 and served in the 6th Battalion wh […]
7, LIME TREE AVENUE, GARDEN VILLAGE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 03/01/1890. SON OF CHARLES WING (1837-1919) & MARY JANE RUNNALLS (1844-1911), OF 122, CLARENDON STREET, HULL, AND 7, LIME TREE AVENUE, GARDEN VILLAGE, HULL. UNMARRIED. HE LIVED WITH HIS FATHER, A NAVLA PENSIONER, AT THIS ADDRESS. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN. HE HAD FIVE BROTHERS AND FOUR SISTERS. HE WORKED AS A PLUMBER AND GAS FI […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
28/09/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN ANLABY, HULL 1895. SON OF JAMES AND ELIZA WISE, OF BEVERLEY. LIVED WOODMANSEY. FARM SERVANT. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. DIED OF WOUNDS. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE WOODMANSEY. THEARNE. BEVERLEY PARKS MEMORIAL.
11 CRYSTAL AVENUE, WHARRAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/08/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1893. LIVED BEVERLEY. SON OF ROBERT WITTY (1859-1922) & ELIZABETH USHER (1867-1905), OF 11 CRYSTAL AVENUE, WHARRAM STREET, HULL. (1901 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE BATTALION. LEFT ENGLAND ON 14/07/1915. DIED AT GALLIPOLI. OM 22/08/1915, AGED 21. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS SISTER, G […]
15 PRINCE OF WALES TERRACE, STANIFORTH PLACE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/08/1915
       
Aged
23
BORN BARBADOS, WEST INDIES, 29/01/1892. SON OF JOHN EDWARD & THE LATE BEATRICE WOOD, OF 15 PRINCE OF WALES TERRACE, STANIFORTH PLACE, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS) A HULL BREWERY WORKER. HE ENLISTED HULL. FORMERLY OF THE 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 6TH PIONEER BATTALION. LEFT ENGLAND ON 14/07/1915. HE WAS KILLED I […]
6 EXMOUTH BUILDINGS, QUEENS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1892. ELDEST SON OF GEORGE THOMAS & GERTRUDE WOODBRIDGE AT 53 RODNEY STREET (1911 CENSUS) AND MARY ELLEN'S TERRACE. HE WAS THE ELDEST OF EIGHT CHILDREN. SON OF A CABINET AND CHAIR MAKER. HE WORKED ON HULL'S CENTRAL DRY DOCK AND WAS MEMBER OF THE R.A.O.B. HIS WIFE ANNIE ELIZABETH (ROWE) AND THEIR TWO CHILDREN, LIVED AT TH […]
2 ZION TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
39
BORN BRIDLINGTON 1877. SON OF JOHN & JANE ANN WROOT. HE MARRIED FLORENCE ADA ROGERS, IN 1901. WORKED FOR THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANY SINCE 1910 IN WEST HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH DISTINCTION AT GALLIPOLI. SUFFERED FROM YELLOW JAUNDICE IN GREECE. WAS KILLED IN FRANCE, ON 15/09/1916, AGED 39. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE […]
6 JOHNSON'S PLACE, PORTER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF THE LATE LUCY YOULTON, (WHO DIED 06/06/1915). A SINGLE MAN. HE LIVED WITH HIS LATE MOTHER AT 6 JOHNSON'S PLACE, PORTER STREET, HULL. HE WAS AN EMPLOYEE OF MESSRS F. PLUMMER & LATTERLY ON HULL DOCKS. HE SERVED WITH THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEERS. LEFT ENGLAND ON 14/07/1915. KILLED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 09/08/1915 […]