Regiment: Coldstream Guards 2nd Battalion

2nd Battalion
04.08.1917 Stationed at Windsor as part of the 4th (Guards) Brigade of the 2nd Division.
13.08.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre 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 Festubert, The Battle of Loos.
20.08.1915 Transferred to the 1st (Guards) Brigade of the same Division.
1916
The Battle of Delville Wood, The Battle of the Ancre, Operations on the Ancre.
1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Arleux, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Cambrai.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bapaume, The First Battle of Arras 1918, The Battle of Albert, The Second Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Havrincourt, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The Battle of the Selle.

Last Name
Address
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117 , ROSMEAD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN CORNWOOD, DEVONSHIRE 1892. LIVED HULL AND 56 CHURCH ROAD, ULVERSTON, MANCHESTER (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). ELDEST SON ON HENRY JOHN & HARRIET MARIA ANDREWS & EIGHT CHILDREN OF 117, ROSMEAD STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS ADDRESS). AN APPRENTICE FITTER. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION ON 15/09/1916, AGED 25. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT […]
22 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/10/1914
       
Aged
30
BORN NEWINGTON, 1884. SON OF GEORGE BIRD (1853-1929) AND SARAH KEMP BIRD (1855-1935), OF 22 GLASGOW STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). EX HULL POLICEMAN ON THE HULL MIDLAND STREET & PORTER STREET PATROL AND FORMER SOLDIER. HE MARRIED ELSIE K PORTER, AT HULL IN 1914. HE WAS RECALLED TO THE 2ND COLDSTREAM GUARDS ATH THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. POS […]
5 EASTBOURNE TERRACE, ARUNDLE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/10/1915
       
Aged
22
BORN BARROW IN FURNESS, LANC 1893. SON OF ALEXANDER & ELIZABETH CAMPBELL, AT 12 YORK TERACE, PELHAM STREET HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 5 EASTBOURNE TERRACE, ARUNDLE STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). SON OF A BOILER MAKER. HE WORKED AS A HEATER. HUSBAND TO ANNIE MAUD McGOWAN, AT 14 MARVEL STREET, DRYPOOL, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN T […]
87 , COURTNEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/11/1914
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 12/08/1880. SCULCOATES. SON OF THOMAS CHIPCHASE AND SARAH LEADLEY, OF SCOTT STREET, HULL, EDUCATED AT HULL'S CHARTERHOUSE LANE BOARD SCHOOL. HE WAS A PROFESSIONAL SOLDER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 19/08/1901, JOINING THE 2ND BATTALION, COLDSTREAM GUARDS. HE ARRIVED FRANCE, WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, ON 12/08/1914. KILL […]
Company Sergeant Major
11 , TEMPLE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/08/1918
       
Aged
33
BORN DOVER 1885. SON OF ELEANOR JANE DIXON (1863-1929) & EDWARD JARVIS CHRISTIAN (1856-1927), OF 11 TEMPLE STREET, HULL. HIS FAMILY HAD MOVED TO HULL, IN 1901 AND KEPT A DOGS HOME. 'BILLY' BECAME A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER. SERVED AS COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR, 5867, 2ND BATTALION, COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED AT BULLECOURT, ON 27/08/1918, AGE […]
5 , NILE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/07/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN NEWPORT, YORKS 1898. SON OF TOM & JANE CUNNINGHAM. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 10832, 2ND COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 31/07/1917, AGED 19 HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 08/09/1917.
18 , WYNBURG STREET, NEW BRIDGE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/06/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF GEORGE BELL DAWS (1856-1911) AND  SUSANNAH ELIZABETH BRAY (1854-1948), OF 44 SYMONS STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 18 , WYNBURG STREET, NEW BRIDGE ROAD, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). A BUTCHER'S APPRENTICE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH 2ND BATTALION, COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 19/06/1916, AGED 20. CO […]
7 PARK TERRACE, SEATON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/08/1918
       
Aged
24
BORN KEYINGHAM 1894. SON OF GEORGE WILLIAM & SARAH L EDLINGTON, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. A WAGGONER & HULL POLICEMAN. HE ENLISTED HULL. SERVED AS LANCE SERGEANT IN THE 2ND COLDSTREAM GUARDS. AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL (MM) FOR BRAVERY. KILLED ON 27/08/1918, AGED 24. HE IS BURIED AT CROISILLES BRITISH CEMETERY. HIS BROTHER, GEORGE ED […]
9 WILBERFORCE TERRACE, PROVIDENCE ROW, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/11/1914
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1885. SON OF THOMAS ESCREET (1856-1922) AND MARY ANN ROBINSON (1861-1893), OF 9 WILBERFORCE TERRACE, PROVIDENCE ROW, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL. HE HAD A BROTHER, GEORGE AND FOUR SISTERS. HE LIVED AT TUFNELL PARK, MIDDLESEX. MARRIED AMELIA FRANCES CURSON (1887-1969) AT TUFNELL PARK, ON 10/05/1913. A REGULAR ARMY SOLDIER. SENT TO FRAN […]
WITHOUT, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. LIVED COTTINGHAM WITH GRANDPARENTS - JOHN & ELIZA HATFIELDS. ENLISTED LIVERPOOL. KILLED IN ACTION.
13 ANSLEY TERRACE, SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/10/1916
       
Aged
28
BORN BARROW ON HUMBER 1888. REGULAR SOLDIER. BASED AT WALTHAMSTOW, ESSEX. SON OF CHARLES AND MARY FISH, 55 CHURCH STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL. DIED OF WOUNDS AT CARDIFF GENERAL HOSPITAL, ON 02/10/1916, AGED 28. BURIED AT HEDON ROAD CEMETERY, HULL. HIS WIFE ANNIE FISH LIVED AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HS BROTHE […]
SWEEP ROW, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
10/01/1915
       
Aged
30
BORN BEVERLEY 1885. SECOND SON OF NEIL AND MARY ANN GALLAGHER. RESIDED AT BEVERLEY MINSTER AREA. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN AND SIX SONS. HIS FATHER WAS FROM COUNTY MAYO AND WORKED AS A TANNER'S LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND COLDSTREAM GUARDS. DIED OF WOUNDS AT NO:13 GENERAL HOSPITAL, BOULOGNE, ON 10/01/1915, AGED 30. HIS […]
FULHAM, LONDON, FULHAM, HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
27/08/1918
       
Aged
30
BORN HULL 1888. LIVED FULHAM. ENLISTED BATTERSEA, LONDON. SERVED AS "COBB". KIA.
WEST GREEN, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/11/1914
       
Aged
22
BORN COTTINGHAM 1892. SON OF ALBERT & MARTHA (ADKINS) GRANTHAM ABOVE. LISTED WITH AARON ON THE COTTINGHAM WAR MEMORIAL. HIS PHOTOGRAPH WAS PRINTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 26TH OCTOBER 1914. * Joshua Grantham (born 1892) was the son of Albert, a labourer, and Martha Grantham, who lived at West Green. They had another son, George, […]
1 BROOKLYN AVENUE, PERTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
28/09/1914
       
Aged
26
BORN BEVERLEY 1888. SON OF ROBERT HENRY & ELIZABETH HALDENBY, HULL. HIS FATHER WAS A POLICE INSPECTOR IN BEVERLEY. ALBERT WAS A MARRIED MAN, LIVING AT 1 BROOKLYN AVENUE, PERTH STREET. HE HAD FINISHED HIS SEVEN YEARS SOLDIERING AS A REGULAR AND WAS ABOUT TO START FIVE YEARS AS A RESERVE WHEN WAR STARTED. HE HAD JUST GOT HIS NEW HOME F […]
118 , HODGSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/11/1914
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 15/11/1894. DAIRYCOATES. SON OF HARRY AND MARY ANN HARDING, OF 17 RHODA'S TERRACE, STRICKLAND STREET, HULL. EDUCATED AT DALTRY STREET BOARD SCHOOL. ENLISTED 02/09/1911. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 10/08/1914, WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. SERVED AS A BUGLER IN THE 2ND COLDSTREAM GUARDS. WOUNDED NEAR YPRES, ON 26/10/1914. DIED […]
34 , BEETON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/12/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF RICHARD ABOVE 1911. AN APPRENTICE IRON MOULDER. ENLISTED IN HULL. SEREVED WITH THE 2ND COLDSTREAM GUARDS. DIED ON 11/12/1916, AGED 21. HE IS BURIED AT GUARDS' CEMETERY, COMBLES, SOMME, FRANCE.
3 VINE TERRACE, SYMONS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/01/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1891. SCULCOATES. SON OF RICHARD & SARAH JEWISON, OF 13 FRED'S TERRACE, ST PAULS STREET. LEFT 2 SISTERS, DAISEY & LILLY. HE WAS A FORMER NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY PLATER. A RESERVIST. HE WAS CALLED UP ON 04/08/1914 AND JOINED THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS IN FRANCE. HE WAS SEVERELY WOUNDED IN BOTH LEGS, HIS FOOT AND ARM, AND DIED O […]
6 YORK AVENUE, ST MARKS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
       
Aged
36
BORN HORNSEA 1881. SON OF ROBERT KEITH (1846-1891) AND MARY SMITH KEITH (1844-1925), OF MERE SIDE, HORNSEA. ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN. WORKED AS A RULLYMAN. HE MARRIED AT HULL, IN 1906. HIS WIFE, BEATRICE KEITH AND THREE CHILDREN, LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND COLDSTREAM GUARDS. WAS KILLED IN […]
15 LEPANTO AVENUE NORNABELL STREET, HULL
       
Died on
08/10/1915
       
Aged
25
BORN BURTON CONSTABLE, YORKS 1889. SON OF ARTHUR AND ELIZA MCKEE, OF 15 LEPANTO AVENUE, NORNABELL STREET, HULL. HIS FATHER WAS A DOCK LABOURER. GEORGE ENLISTED IN HULL. A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER. HE RESIDED IN ERITH, KENT. HE SERVED IN FRANCE AS A LANCE CORPORAL, 2ND BATTALION, COLDSTREAM GUARDS. HE WAS ACCIDENTALLY KILLED INSTRUCTING BOMB […]