Regiment: 8th East Yorkshire Regiment B Company

8th (Service) Battalion
22.09.1914 Formed at Beverley, Yorkshire as part of the Third New Army (K3) in the 62nd Brigade of the 21st Division, then moved to Tring.
Aug 1915 Moved to Witley Camp, Godalming.
09.09.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including; The Battle of Loos.
16.11.1915 Transferred to the 8th Brigade of the 3rd Division which engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1916
The Actions of the Bluff and St Eloi Craters, The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin, The Battle of Delville Wood, The Battle of the Ancre.
During 1917
The First, Second and Third Battles of the Scarpe, The Battle of Arleux, The Battle of the Menin Road, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Cambrai 1917.
17.02.1918 Disbanded in France, remaining personnel formed the 10th Entrenching Battalion with the 12th West Yorkshire Battalion.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
63 , BRUNSWICK AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/09/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF WILLIAM BENJAMIN AND MARY JANE BEST, - 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS.
28 , DERBY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/09/1915
       
Aged
34
BORN HUDDERSFIELD 1878. SON OF LATE CHARLES ROBERT & SARAH JANE COE. WIFE VIOLET MABEL COE & ONE CHILD, LIVED AT 28 , DERBY STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE WAS REPORTED MISSING AT LOOS (HDM 16/10/1915). LATER CONFIRMED AS KILLED, ON 26/09/1915, AGED 34. HE LEFT A WIDOW AND CHILD. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON […]
6 EUGENIE TERRACE, KENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/11/1914
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1882. YOUNGEST SON OF JOHN CRABB AND THERESEA THOMPSON (1854-1925), OF HULL. A DOCK SIDE LABOURER (1911 CENSUS) AND WAS WORKING AS A BOOKSELLER WHEN HE ENLISTED. HUSBAND TO MARY JANE CRABB, AT 6 EUGENIE TERRACE, KENT STREET, HULL, (CWGC ADDRESS). THIER DAUGHTER, HARRIET WAS BORN ON 19/11/1909. THEIR SON JOHN ROBERT CRABB, WAS B […]
8 WALTHAM TERRACE, WALKER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. PARENTS JOHN WILLIAM & HARRIET CREDLAND, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. SON OF A TRAVELLING BASKET MAKER. HE WORKED AS AN APPRENTICE BASKET MAKER. HIS BROTHERS, JOHN WILLIAM & GEORGE ARTHUR CREDLAND ALSO SERVED IN THE WAR AT THIS ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 17/10/1915. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 1.5 INCHES TAL […]
10 VIRGO TERRACE, WESTMORELAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/03/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1884. SON OF JAMES WILLIAM HALL (1857-1940) AND MARY JANE KAVANAGH (1861-1906), OF CANNON STREET, HULL (1901) AND 41 CAROLINE PLACE, CHARLES STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 24 POPLAR AVENUE, POPLAR STREET, HULL (ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS). ONE OF NINE CHILDREN, HE HAD FOUR BROTHERS AND FIVE SISTERS. HE MARRIED ALICE SARGENT, AT ST […]
110 , SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1890. SECOND SON OF WILLIAM JAMES & MARY ELIZABETH MCCANN AT 110 , SPYVEE STREET, HULL (ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS). SON OF A CARPENTER. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS. EMPLOYED AS AN APPRENTICE BLACKSMITH. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4 INCHES TALL, 36-38 CHEST SIZE, GOOD PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. HE ENLISTE […]
10 BELLE VUE TERRACE, ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/11/1917
       
Aged
31
BORN HORNSEA 1886. SON JOHN WILLIAM NORMAN (1863-1906) & ADA ELIZABETH BARR (1867-1908), OF HORNSEA,EAST YORKSHIRE. A MARKET GARDENER. HE MARRIED FLORENCE ELLEN WELLS, AT SKIRLAUGH, IN 1905. HE WIFE FLORENCE NORMAN (1884-1966) LIVED AT 10 BELLE VUE TERRACE, ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL. THEY HAD THREE CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED […]