Regiment: Coldstream Guards 1st Battalion

During the First World War the Regiment gained 36 Battle Honours and 7 Victoria Crosses, losing 3,860 men during the course of the war.

1st Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Aldershot as part of the 1st (Guards) Brigade of the 1st Division.
Aug 1914 Mobilised for war and move to France as part of the British Expeditionary Force (B.E.F.) and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1914
The Battle of Mons and the subsequent retreat, The Battle of the Marne, The Battle of the Aisne, First Battle of Ypres.
1915
Winter Operations 1914-15, The Battle of Aubers, The Battle of Loos.
25.08.1915 Transferred to the 2nd (Guards) Brigade of the same Division.
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin, The Battle of Pozieres, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval.
1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
1918
The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of Bethune, The Battle of Drocourt-Queant, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of the St Quentin Canal, The Battle of Beaurevoir, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in France near Maubeuge.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
12 , SWINBURNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/03/1916
       
Aged
30
BORN WOOD GREEN, MIDDLESEX 1885. SON OF JULIA THULBOURN (1861-1925) & HARRY ANTHONY (1861-1928). THE FAMILY LIVED IN LONDON, WITHERNSEA AND AT THIS CWGC HULL ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 1ST COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 30/03/1916, AGED 30. COMMEMORATED ON THE MENIN GATE MEMORIAL, YPRES. HE LEFT BROT […]
9 LOMBARD TERRACE, WILLIAMSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/01/1915
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF JAMES BARLOW (1842-1894) AND ALICE ROASBELL HAINS ( 1861-1905). A DOCK LABOURER. HE MARRIED SARAH ELLEN HIGGINS IN HULL IN 1905. THEY LIVED AT  9 LOMBARD TERRACE, WILLIAMSON STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS ADDRESS). ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 1ST COLDSTREAM GUARDS. DIED ON 25/01/1915, AGED 28. COMMEMORATED AT THE LE […]
73 , ARUNDLE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/09/1914
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1/11/1887. SON OF SEPTIMUS & MARY JANE BILTON. MARRIED, BUT LIVED WITH WIDOWED MOTHER A 73 ARUNDLE STREET, HULL. EDUCATED AT FISH STREET COUNCIL SCHOOL. EX NER. ENLISTED 1903. SERVED FOR ELEVEN YEARS AND THEN BECAME MASTER OF THE YORK WORKHOUSE. CALLED UP AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. KILLED IN ACTION ON 16/9/1914. HIS BROTHER AL […]
Company Sergeant Major
22 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1918
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 24/02/1891. YOUNGEST SON OF GEORGE BIRD AND SARAH KEMP BIRD (1855-1935), OF 22 GLASGOW STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). A REGULAR SOLDIER. HE MARRIED ETHEL CLARA STICKLEY, IN KENSINGTON, ON 12/02/1916. THEY LIVED AT 15 WEST ROW, KENSAL ROAD, KENSINGTON, WITH THEIR SON, REGINALD WILLIAM BIRD, BEM, BORN 24/04/1917. HE SERVED, AS COMP […]
5 POPLAR PARADE, CHAPMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/03/1915
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1889. ENLISTED SEPTEMBER 1914. HE WENT TO FRONT AT THE END OF FEBRUARY 1915 AND WAS KILLED ON 12TH MARCH 1915, AGED 26. SHOT THROUGH THE HEAD. HE HAD BEEN MARRIED THREE YEARS AND LEFT A WIDOW & 3 CHILDREN AT 5 POPLAR PARADE, CHAPMAN STREET, HULL. HE WAS THE SON OF SARAH & JOHN EDWARD BLACKBURN, OF ALEXANDRA AVENUE, GRA […]
, SWINE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/03/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF JOSEPH BLENKINSOP (1853-1931) & MARY ANN KIRBY (1858-1932), OF SWINE. SON OF A FARM LABOURER. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND SIX SISTER. HE  WORKED AS A FARM HORSEMAN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 12215, 1ST COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED IN ACTION, AT RICHEBOUG, FRANCE, ON 31/03/1915, AGED 19. UNMARRIED. HIS […]
81 , DAY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
5412
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF RICHARD BOOKER, OF 81 DAY STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). A FORMER DOCK LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 25/05/1910 AND WAS A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER WITH THE 1ST COLDSTREAM GUARDS WHEN WAR BEGAN. HE ARRIVED IN FRANCE WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 25/10/1914, AGED 22. HIS DEATH AND PHOTOGRAP […]
10 DOROTHY AVENUE, CORNWALL STREET, HULL UK
       
       
Died on
27/11/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1894.  SON OF WILLIAM & ELIZA ANN, OF 10 DOROTHY AVENUE, CORNWALL STREET, HULL AND 9 PRINCES WAY, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL. SERVED IN THE 1ST COLDSTREAM GUARDS, IN THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/11/1917, AGED 22. HE LEFT WIDOW MARGARET BRAITHWAITE, AT 2 SPYVEE STREET, HULL,. FIVE BROTHERS SE […]
182 , CLEVELAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/11/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1896. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF MRS MARY McGAHEY - 3 CLARENCE AVENUE, BEDFORD STREET & THIS ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 03/02/1915. SERVED THREE YEARS WITH THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED IN ACTION AT CAMBRAI, ON 27/11/1917, AGED 21. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WENT TO HIS MOTHER MARY McGAHEY. HIS DEATH WA […]
1 FINKLE STREET, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/10/1914
       
Aged
20
BORN COTTINGHAM 1/04/1896. SON OF FRED BRUMBY (1861-1925) & ANN GRANTHAM (1860-1948), OF FINKLE STREET, COTTINGHAM. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND FOUR SISTERS. HE WORJED AS A NURSERYMAN, IN COTTINGHAM (1911 CENSUS) BEFORE JOINING THE ARMY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 1ST COLDREAM GUARD. WENT TO FRANCE WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONAR […]
6 WALTERS TERRACE, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/10/1914
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL, 1882. SON OF JOSEPH COX AND SARAH ANN MAINPRIZE, OF 43 MAPLE STREET, HULL . HE MARRIED ON 18/12/1906. HIS WIFE, EMMA JANE (PRESTON) SHARP, LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS WITH DAUGHTER OLIVE. JAMES COX WAS A REGULAR ARMY SOLDIER. SERVED IN SOUTH AFRICA. ONE OF THE FIRST TO BE SENT TO FRANCE WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. SERVED A […]
17 CORNWALL GARDENS, BRUNSWICK AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/10/1914
       
Aged
18
BORN SOUTHCOATES, HULL 1896. SON OF WILTON CURWEN & ALICE BEAUMONT, OF 17 CORNWALL GARDENS, BRUNSWICK AVENUE, HULL AND LATER 207 BRECK ROAD, LIVERPOOL. A BLACKSMITH'S STRIKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 14/08/1913. A REGULAR ARMY SOLDIER. SERVED WITH THE 1ST COLDSTREAM GUARDS, IN THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON ON […]
53 , LAMBERT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1919
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1894. ELDEST SON OF DAVID BATTY DOUGLAS & ALICE DAWSON - 94 NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE AND THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HIS FATHER WAS AN INKS WORK LABOURER. JOSEPH WORKED AS A FARM HAND IN ANLABY. ENLISTED IN THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS. BURIED AT HULL NORTHERN CEMETERY, AGED 25.
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/12/1914
       
Aged
20
BORN MOLESCROFT, YORKS 1894. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SON OF GEORGE & MARGARET DUNN.
CHURCH LANE, WITHERNWICK, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
26
Lance Corporal 13484, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 16 September 1916. Aged 26. Born Hornsea, Yorkshire, enlisted Hull. Son of George and Isabella Dunn, of Church Lane. Withernwick, Hull. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 7 D and 8 D.
446 ANLABY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/09/1915
       
Aged
38
BORN HALSHAM, YORKSHIRE, 1877.  SON OF WILLIAM JAMES FEWSON (1842-1930) & MARY INGLEBY (1850-1929), OF 19 CAMDEN STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS) AND THE BUTCHER'S SHOP AT 446 ANLABY ROAD, HULL (1911 CENSUS). LIKE HIS FATHER, HE WAS A BUTCHER. HE ENLISTED AT HULL. SERVED WITH THE 1ST BATTALION COLDSTREAM GUARDS. HE WENT TO FRANCE, ON 11/07 […]
12 IRVING TERRACE, CASTLEFORD, , WEST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/07/1917
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1884. LIVED CASTLEFORD. ONLY SON OF WILLIAM & ELIZABETH FLEMING, OF 2 IRVING TERRACE, CASTLEFORD, YORKSHIRE (PENSION LEDGER ADDRESS). ENLISTED LEEDS. SERVED WITH THE 1ST BATTALION, COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED IN ACTION ON 31ST JULY 1917, AGED 33. HIS NAME IS COMMEMORATED ON THE MENIN GATE MEMORIAL, YPRES.
SPRING BANK OPHANAGE, SPRING BANK, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
17/10/1915
       
Aged
25
BORN BATTERSEA LONDON 1891. SON OF ALEXANDER FRANCES (1857-1894) AND FANNY ELLEN MAYSTON (1857-1947). ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HE LIVED IN HULL AND WORKED AS AN ASSISTANT TEACHER AT HULL'S SEAMAN ORPHANGE, SPRINGBANK. HE LATER LIVED LEISTON, SUFFOLK. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. POSTED TO THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 17/10/1915, AG […]
95 , SPRING STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/11/1914
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 07/11/1894. SON OF THOMAS & MARGARET GORMAN- 57 WEST STREET & AT THIS ADDRESS. SON OF A LABOURER. HIS BROTHER, PTE. FRANK GORMAN, ASC ALSO SERVED AT THIS ADDRESS. ANDREW WAS EDUCATED AT ST CHARLES RC SCHOOL, HULL. HE WAS A FORMER TRAM CONDUCTOR ON THE SPRING BANK ROUTE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 29/04/1914. PROMOTED LANCE […]
40 , NEWINGTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/03/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF THOMAS RANDERSON GOULD & SARAH (CARR)- 193 HAWTHORNE AVE. WIFE LIVED HESSLE ROAD. HULL HEROES WEBSITE.