Regiment: 7th East Yorkshire Regiment A Company

7th (Service) Battalion
16.09.1914 Formed at Beverley, Yorkshire as part of the Second New Army (K2) in the 50th Brigade of the 17th Division, then moved to Wareham.
May 1915 Moved to Romsey.
14.07.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Delville Wood.
During 1917
The First and Second Battles of the Scarpe, The Capture of Roeux, The First and Second Battles of Passchendaele.
During 1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Amiens, The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Havrincourt, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of the Sambre. 11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Aulnoye.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
11 VILLA PLACE, HESSLE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/11/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN LINCOLN 1895. SON OF JAMES JOHN ADAMS & ELIZABETH ADAMS. EMPLOYED AS MINERAL WATER BOTTLER. ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 03/09/1914. POSTED TO FRANCE, ON 13/07/1915. KILLED AT YPRES, ON 09/11/1915, AGED 20. HE HAD SERVED FOR 1 YEAR AND 68 DAYS. HIS ARMY RECORDS DESCRIBE HIM AS 5 FOOT 6 INCHES TALL, 35 INCH CHEST, 129 LBS WEIGHT, DARK HA […]
46 , CLEVELAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/07/1916
       
Aged
30
BORN HULL 1886. SON OF JOHN GALLOWAY (1848-1912) & SARAH ANN GALLOWAY, OF 46, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL. SON OF A PAINT GRINDER FROM DUBLIN. ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN AND THREE BROTHERS LOST IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR. HE WORKED AS A GENERAL LABOURER. A MARRIED MAN. HIS WIFE GERTRUDE, LIVED AT 58 CLEVELAND STREET (1911 CENSUS), AT 7 MARION'S […]
ASHLEY VIEW, MARFLEET LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/05/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1897. YOUNGEST SON OF PETER & LAURA PARTINGTON, OF "ASHLEY VIEW", MARFLEET LANE, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE WAS A SHIP'S BUTCHER & WORKED WITH HIS FATHER WHO WAS ALSO A BUTCHER. THIS WAS HIS ARMY RECORD'S ADDRESS. HE SERVED WITH "A" COMPANY, IN THE 7TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 13/05/1917, AGED 20. […]
8 WILFRED'S TERRACE, WESTBOURNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/05/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF THOMAS EDGAR & JANE ANN SIMONS - 3 DUKE TERRACE, MARMADUKE STREET (1911 CENSUS) AND 8 WILFRED'S TERRACE, WESTBOURNE STREET, HULL. A FORMER CRANE DRIVER. HE ENLISTED AT THE START OF THE WAR AND HAD ALREADY BEEN WOUNDED TWICE, THE LAST TIME IN JULY AT THE SOMME. HE HAD ONLY RETURNED FOR 8 WEEKS WHEN HE WAS WO […]