Regiment: Border Regiment 2nd Battalion

2nd Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Pembroke Dock and then moved to Lyndhurst to join the 20th Brigade of the 7th Division.
06.10.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Zeebrugge and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1914
The First Battle of Ypres.
Dec 1914 This Battalion took part in the Christmas Truce of 1914.
During 1915
The Battle of Neuve Chapelle, The Battle of Aubers, The Battle of Festubert, The second action of Givenchy, The Battle of Loos.
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin and the attacks on High Wood, The Battle of Delville Wood, The Battle of Guillemont, Operations on the Ancre.
During 1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The Arras offensive, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle, The Second Battle of Passchendaele,
Nov 1917 Moved to Italy to strengthen the Italian resistance.
04.11.1918 Ended the war in Italy, Pozzo east of Pordenone.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
Hull HU1 3RQ
       
       
Died on
12/12/1914
       
Aged
31
Captain Miles Radcliffe 2nd Bn. Border Regiment, 2nd Bn. attd. 1st Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers 12th December 1914, aged 31. Special Memorial 2. Son of Henry Miles and Eva Bertha Radcliffe; husband of Dorothy Kathleen Radcliffe, of "The Laurels" Hull Road., York. KEMMEL CHURCHYARD, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. His Grave reads, "PEACE PERFECT PEACE"
59 LEE SMITH STREET, HEDON ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/10/1914
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF THE LATE EDWARD & ANNIE LEVITT, OF 59 LEE SMITH STREET, HEDON ROAD, HULL. HIS FATHER WORKED FOR THE HULL CORPORATION. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A SHIP STEWARD. HE LIVED AT  5 FRANCIS PLACE, WAVERLEY STREET, HULL, (1911 CENSUS). HE JOINED THE ARMY IN 1912 AND SERVED WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. HE WAS KILLED I […]
2 PRIMROSE AVENUE, UPTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/10/1914
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF EDWARD & ANNIE E LEVITT. MOVED TO WELNWICK, PATRINGTON. Brother of Mrs Alice Wood, of 2, Primrose Avenue, Upton St, Hull.
36 BECK BANK, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/11/1918
       
Aged
25
BORN BEVERLEY 1891. SON OF JONATHAN AND ALICE O'CONNELL. THIRD OF FOUR SONS. A FARM WORKER. HUSBAND OF ETHEL O'CONNELL, OF 36 BECK BANK, COTTINGHAM (CWGC ADDRESS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 4881 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND BORDER REGIMENT. HE DIED IN ITALY, ON 14/11/1918, AGED 25, THREE DAYS AFTER T […]
76 KINGS STREET, BATLEY, KIRKLEES, WEST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/03/1915
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1889. HUSBAND OF CLARA ROBERTS, OF 76 KING STREET, BATLEY. EX PRIVATE, 1596 NFUS. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND BORDER REGIMENT. DIED ON 10/03/1915, AGED 26. BURIED IN FRANCE, AT AUBERS RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY, AUBERS. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "TO MEMORY EVER DEAR".
57 , VENTNOR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/05/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF GEORGE ARTHUR & ELLEN BEATRICE SMITH - 1911 ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 15/05/1918, AGED 19. BURIED AT GIAVERA MEMORIAL, ITALY.