Regiment: 8th East Yorkshire Regiment

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
3 CARTWRIGHT'S PLACE, SPRING BANK WEST, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/01/1917
       
Aged
39
BORN HULL 1878. SON OF ELIZABETH ALLEN AT 3 CARTWRIGHT'S PLACE, SPRING BANK WEST. HE WAS EDUCATED AT HULL'S HYMERS COLLEGE. HIS WIFE ELSIE HILDA ALLEN & TWO CHILDREN LIVED WETWANG, NEAR MALTON. HE HAD SERVED IN THE BOER WAR AND HAD A MEDAL WITH FIVE BARS. HE CIVILIAN LIFE HE WAS A CAB DRIVER AND ENLISTED THREE WEEKS AFTER THE START O […]
BALKHOLME COTTAGE, HOWDEN DYKE, BROUGH, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/08/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. ENLISTED HULL. LIVED IN BROUGH, EAST YORKSHIRE. SON OF JOHN CHARLES ALLOTT, OF BALKHOLME COTTAGE, HOWDEN DYKE, YORKSHIRE. A FARM SERVANT. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 9 INCHES TALL, 161 LBS WEIGHT, 38 INCH CHEST, BLUE EYES, BROWN HAIR, WESLEYAN RELIGION. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 28/08/1915. SERVED IN THE 5TH CYCLISTS AND THEN THE […]
32 , SOMERSCALES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/08/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF MARY ANNETTE FORD (1865-1938) & WALTER JOHN ANTHONY (1852-1926), OF 257 WATERLOO STREET, HULL AND 32 SOMERSCALES STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). SON OF A FURNITURE UPHOLSTERER. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN. A TIMBER MERCHANT'S CLERK, AND FORMERLY OF MESSRS, SANDERSON AND FERENS SOLICITORS, PARLIAMENT STREET, HULL. HE ENLIS […]
BRITISH PETROL HOUSE, DAIRYCOATES, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/06/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF JOHN EDWARD APPLEBY (1870-1915) & MARY AGNES APPLEBY. THEIR HULL DAILY MAIL ADDRESS WAS THE DAIRYCOATES PETROL HOUSE, NEWINGTON STREET, HULL. HIS FATHER WAS AN ENGINEER FOR THE PETROL COMPANY. GEORGE APPLEBY WORKED AS A BUTCHER (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX 2342 EAST RIDING YEOMANRY. TRANSFERRED TO THE […]
37 , CANNING STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN BARTON UPON HUMBER, 06/08/1894. ONLY SON OF WALTER APPLEYARD (1869-1929) & SARAH ALICE NAYLOR (1870-1952), OF HULL. ENLISTED IN HULL. KILLED IN ACTION WITH THE 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT ON 03/05/1917, AGED 23. COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL. HE WAS REPORTED MISSING IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 20/07/1917. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WE […]
5 , PRIORY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/07/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF THOMAS WILLIAM ATKIN & BETSEY ATKIN, OF 5 PRIORY STREET, CHURCH STREET, DRYPOOL, HULL (NOW DEMOLISHED). BROTHER TO GEORGE AND FIVE SISTERS. A LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN THE 11TH EYR (HULL PALS) ON 08/11/1915, AGED 21 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS. TRAINED AT RUGELEY CAMP. POSTED TO FRANCE ON 06/05/1916, WITH THE 7TH EAST YORKSH […]
Died on
21/07/1916
       
Aged
19
Born Hull, Worked for Homco Mills, Stoneferry. Served with the 8th EYR, Killed on the Somme, on 21/07/1916, aged 19. His mother lived at 9 Richards terrace, Barnsley Street, Hull. His death was reported in the Hull Daily Mail, on 04.09.1916
15 , SPRING STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/04/1917
       
Aged
32
BORN RIBSTONE, WETHERBY, 1885. SON OF THE LATE JOHN ROBERT ATKINSON AND HARRIET ATKINSON. A GENERAL ASSISTANT. HE ENLISTED AT HULL, ON 12/12/1915, AGED 30 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS. THIS WAS HIS HULL ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT AND 6.5 INCHES TALL, 136 LBS WEIGHT, 34 INCH CHEST. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 09/07/1916. SERVED AS LANCE C […]
3 GLADYS GROVE, COURTNEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
36
BORN HULL 1881. SON OF THE ROBERT BACON, A CRIMEA WAR VETERAN WHO DIED IN 1911 AND MRS BACON, 155 HODGSON STREET, HULL. HIS WIFE NELLIE & 2 DAUGHTERS LIVED AT 62 HIGH STREET. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A HULL DOCKER. HE ENLITED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE WAS KILLED […]
33 , ADELAIDE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/07/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN LIVERPOOL 1897. STEP SON OF MAX & SON OF ANNE PEARMENT, OF 7 PORTER STREET, AND 33 ADELAIDE STREET, HULL. AN APPRENTICE BOOT REPAIRER. HE HAD FOUR YOUNGER STEP BROTHERS, DAVID, SAMMY, JACOB AND ISAAC. HE ENLISTED IN HULL AT THE START OF THE WAR, UNDERAGE. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 06/03/1915. POSTED TO THE 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMEN […]
91 , ALBERT AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/07/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF LATE JAMES BARTON (1859-1907) AND FANNY ELIZABETH BONNETT (1863-1938), AT THIS ARMY ADDRESS. A TELEPHONE CLERK. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY, ON 28/09/1915, AGED 19 YEARS AND 5 MONTHS. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 30/03/1916. JOINED THE 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT IN THE FIELD. KILLED IN ACTION, AT THE SOMME, ON 14/07/1916, AGE […]
140 , SHARP STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF HARRY PAUL BATEMAN (1863-1949) & MINNIE EDWARDS (1864-1940) AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. EMPLOYED AS A WAREHOUSE MAN. HE ENLISTED AS A GUNNER IN THE EAST RIDING TERRITORIALS, RGA, ON 07/03/1910, AGED 18 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS. HE WAS CALLED UP ON 07/03/1916, AND ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 26/07/1916. TRANSFERRED TO THE 8TH EAST Y […]
214 , DANSOM LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/06/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. YOUNGEST SON OF ANN ELIZABETH COATES & JOHN BECKETT, WHO LIVED AT 214 DANSOM LANE. (CWGC ADDRESS). HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND FIVE OLDER SISTERS. A FORMER RECKITT'S WORKER, JOINING THE FIRM ON 27/02/1911. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 10/12/1915. HE HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN REJECTED TWICE BY THE ARMY, BUT JOINED UNDER THE DERBY […]
34 , WYNBURG STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF WILLIAM HENRY BEE & SARAH (SCOTT) BEE - 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS. WAS A GROCER'S ERRAND LAD. ENLISTED AT HULL CITY HALL, ON 11/11/1915. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 17/01/1917. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/09/1917, AGED 22. COMMEMORATED AT THE TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. UNMARRIED. HIS MOTHER RECEIVED HIS ARMY EFFECTS. HE L […]
12 , SWANN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1880. SON OF LATE WILLIAM & EMMA BELL. HE HAD WORKED AT RECKITTS FROM 20/03/1911. ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. KILLED IN ACTION ON 03/05/1917, AGED 37. COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL. HE LEFT A WIDOW MARTHA (BIELBY) BELL & 2 CHILDREN, ADA AND NELLIE, AT 12 CARLISLE GROVE, NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, HULL. HIS NAME WAS ALSO ON THE […]
24 MIDDLEBURG STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/08/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1894. ENLISTED HULL. LIVED WITH GRANDPARENTS & MOTHER ADA BELL AT 3 LOUISA TERRACE, ST PAULS STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS). EMPLOYED BY LAVERACK & GODDARD, HULL. HE RESIDED AT 24 MIDDLEBURG STREET, HULL. HE  ENLISTED IN THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, IN HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 24/08/1917, AGED 23, BURIED AT THE LEBUCQUIER […]
1 CRYSTAL GROVE, PULMAN STREET, HULL, HU3 6LN
       
Died on
18/08/1916
       
Aged
36
BORN HULL 1879. WIFE ANNIE & DAUGHTER ENID LIVED ABOVE -1911 CENSUS. ADDRESS FROM THE HULL DAILY MAIL 04/09/1916 & 15/09/1916. SHE LATER MOVED TO 14 ROSAMOND STREET. BEFORE THE WAR HE HAD BEEN A REGULAR SOLDIER FOR 17 YEARS AND WORKED AS A LABOURER FOR MESSRS C D HOLMES, ALFRED STREET AND ALSO FOR THE NER. HE WAS WELL KNOWN ON TH […]
82 , BRIGHTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/05/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN LEEDS, 1890. SON OF ALBERT & ANNIE BELLERBY. HE WAS A DOCK LABOURER AND LIVED WITH HIS BROTHER AT 19 MARK TERRACE, PEASE STREET, 6 DUKE'S PLACE, PORTER STREET AND 82 , BRIGHTON STREET, HULL,. ENLISTED HULL 1909. SERVED FIVE YEARS WITH THE 3RD EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT BEFORE THE WAR. POSTED TO FRANCE WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY […]
4 CARLTON PLACE, FRANCIS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF JOSHUA CHARLES & HARRIET ISABELLA BETTS, OF 12 NELSON SQUARE, GEORGE STREET, HULL. HE MARRIED IN 1911. HIS WIFE MARGARET & TWO CHILDREN LIVED AT 9 SPRING TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL AND 4 CARLTON PLACE, FRANCIS STREET, HULL. SERVED WITH THE 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ATTACHED TO THE MACHINE GUN SEC […]
33 , PELHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF JOHN ALBERT BIBBY AND ELIZABETH NEVET. THIRD OF TEN CHILDREN, LIVING AT 29 WARWICK STREET, HEDON ROAD, HULL. LABOURER. ENLISTED BEVERLEY, 24/03/1915. KILLED IN ACTION 13/11/1916, AGED 21.