Regiment: Border Regiment 1st Battalion

The Regiment raised a total of 16 Battalions and was awarded 5 Victoria Crosses during the course of the war.
1st Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Maymyo, Burma at the outbreak of war.
09.12.1914 Embarked for England from Bombay landing at Avonmouth.
10.01.1915 Moved to Rugby to join the 87th Brigade of the29th Division.
17.03.1915 Mobilised for war and embarked for Gallipoli from Avonmouth via Alexandria and Mudros.
25.04.1915 Landed at Gallipoli and engaged in various actions against the Turkish Army.
09.01.1916 Evacuated to Mudros due to heavy casualties from combat, disease and severe weather, and then moved to Alexandria.
Mar 1916 Moved to France and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of the Transloy Ridges.
During 1917
The First, Second and Third Battles of the Scarpe, The Battle of Langemarck, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle, The Battle of Cambrai.
During 1918
The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Messines 1918, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of Bailleul, The Action of Outtersteene Ridge, The capture of Ploegsteert and Hill 63, The Battle of Ypres 1918, The Battle of Courtrai.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in Belgium near Celles S.W. of Renaix.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
88 CLIFTON TERRACE, DAY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/07/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF THE LATE ALFRED ERNEST COOK & THE LATE ANN COOK. HIS WIFE MARY ANN AND DAUGHTER IVY (BORN 24/01/1917) LIVED AT 88 & 93 CLIFTON TERRACE, DAY STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE WORKED AT THE CITY WINDOW CLEANING COMPANY, BASED IN BOND STREET. HE ENLISTED HULL, ON O7/06/1915. EX 4331, 2/4TH EYR. HE WAS DESCRIBED […]
16 WHITE AVENUE, CENTRAL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/11/1916
       
Aged
38
BORN HULL 1878. SON OF JOHN (1842-1898) AND ELIZABETH EDMUNDS (1850-1935), OF HIGH GATE, BEVERLEY. A DOCK LABOURER. HE BOARDED AT 16 WHITE AVENUE, CENTRAL STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 4184 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 30097, 1ST BORDER REGIMENT. KILLED AT THE SOMME, ON 1 […]
1 Carlton Avenue, Victor Street, Hull
       
Died on
12/11/1923
       
Aged
37
Born Goole, 1886. Son of William and Bridget Gibbins. Second of ten children. Employed like his father, as a sheet metal worker. He enlisted in Hull. Served as Private, 10104, 1st Border regiment. Awarded Silver Wound Badge Number 8825. Died of wounds on 12/11/1923, aged 37. His army effects were left to his mother, Bridget, at 1 Carlto […]
55 STREET, NEPTUNE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/06/1915
       
Aged
24
BORN EAST HULL 1891. SON OF JOHN TOMAS & ANNIE GIBBONS ABOVE. LIVED ATTERCLIFFE, SHEFFIELD. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION. BUTCHER.
44 , MIDDLETON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1918
       
Aged
45
BORN HESSLE 1873. SON OF SAMUEL & MARY EDWARDS IRELAND, THORN COTTAGE, HULL ROAD, HESSLE. LIVED AT 6 PRINCES WALK, CRAVEN STREET AND RECORDED AS WIDOWED. SECOND MARRIAGE - WIFE LAURA SHARPE LIVED ABOVE (PROBATE ADDRESS). LIEUTENANT AND QUARTERMASTER. SERVED IN INDIA. MACHINE GUN CORPS AND 1ST BORDER REGIMENT. DIED AT BROOKLANDS, HOSP […]
1 OLIVE GROVE, FLINTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/11/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1894. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF CHARLES & ELIZA KELLITT ABOVE.
10 ALEXANDRA AVENUE, GRANGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. KILLED IN ACTION, AT YPRES, ON 03/05/1915. HE LEFT A WIDOW & A 16 MONTH OLD CHILD AT THIS ADDRESS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL TIMES, ON 12/06/1915, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. * HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE ST CHARLES CHURCH MEMORIAL. THERE ARE NO SOLDIERS DIED RECORDS OF HIS DEATH