Regiment: Coldstream Guards 3rd Battalion

3rd Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Chelsea Barracks, London as part of the 4th (Guards) Brigade of the 2nd Division.
13.08.1914 Mobilised for war and landed in 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.
08.02.1918 Transferred to the 4th (Guards) Brigade of the 31st Division.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bapaume, The First Battle of Arras, The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Defence of Nieppe Forest.
20.05.1918 Transferred to G.H.Q. Reserve.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Criel Plage S.W. of Le Treport.

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52 , WEST STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
16/02/1916
       
Aged
33
Born County Durham (South Shields according to Attestation Papers) around 1883, the son of Andrew and Bella, but was living in Hull by 1891. He enlisted in the East Yorkshire Regiment and joined the Coldstream Guards in 1901, serving in India. He married Alice Ann Barlow at St Charles on 12 Oct 1903 and they had children Robert Henry, Ca […]
27 WATERSIDE ROAD, BARTON UPON HUMBER, , NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/09/1914
       
Aged
25
BORN LINCOLN, 1889. SON OF ROBERT AND JANE BARKER, OF BARTON ON HUMBER. A REGULAR SOLDIER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 3RD COLDSTREAM GUARDS IN THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 01/09/1914, AGED 25. HE IS BURIED AT GUARDS GRAVE, VILLERS COTTERETS FOREST, FRANCE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL TIMES ON 07/ […]
4 , FINSBURY GROVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/02/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 18/09/1894. SON OF HENRY BRAND & ALICE (HURDMAN) BLANSHARD, AT 4 FINSBURY GROVE, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). EDUCATED AT PARK ROAD SCHOOL. WORKED FOR THE HULL COUNCIL SANITARY DEPARTMENT AS A GENERAL LABOURER. ENLISTED IN HULL ON 04/09/1914. ARRIVED AT THE FRONT ON 21/01/1915. WOUND BY A SHELL AT CUINCHY. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 02/02/ […]
7 PARK TERRACE, SEATON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/09/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN KEYINGHAM 1895. FIFTH CHILD OF GEORGE WILLIAM & SARAH L EDLINGTON, OF THIS CWGC ADDRESS. WORKED ON SUNK ISLAND AS A HORSEMAN IN 1911. ALSO A HULL POLICEMAN. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, N THE 3RD COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED AT THE SOMME, ON 25/09/1916, AGED 20. COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE […]
1 NORMANS TERRACE, CAMPBELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/09/1914
       
Aged
17
BORN HULL 24/01/1897. SCULCOATES. SON OF JOSEPH WILLIAM ELTON & HANNAH MARIA YOUNG. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED IN ACTION 14/09/1914, AGED 17. BURIED AT LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, MARNE, FRANCE. HE IS ALSO RECORDED ON THE BEAN STREET ROLL OF HONOUR (Hull Daily Mail 11 October 1916). HE LEFT F […]
2 WILSON AVENUE, RHODES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1897. ONLY SON OF JAMES HENRY HADDON (1872-1954) AND MARTHA EAMAN (1875-1918), OF THIS ADDRESS, OFF HAWTHORNE AVENUE, HULL. HE HAD THREE SISTERS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL IN THE THE 3RD BATTALION, COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 15/09/1916, AGED 19. COMMEMORATED AT THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, ON THE SOMM […]
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
34
John Haith was born in Warter, in 1882 and was the son of William and Mary Haith (nee Oxtoby), 6 Butt :ane, Queensgare, Beverley. Before the war John was a regular soldier in the Coldstream Guards. He lied about his age and said he was 18 years old in 1901 when in fact he was only 16 years old. That year he was stationed in barracks at t […]
8 ADA'S TERRACE, ST PAUL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/09/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1895. HOLY TRINITY. KNOWN AS 'FRED'. ELDEST SON OF WILLIAM AND JANE HIGGINBOTHAM, OF 6 , NEWTON STREET, HULL AND 8 ADA'S TERRACE, ST PAUL STREET, HULL. ONE OF FOUR SONS. APPRENTICE SHOE MAKER. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, WITH THE 3RD COLDSTREAM GUARDS. DIED OF WOUNDS AT HOME, ON 15/09/1917, AGED 23. HIS DEATH WAS R […]
66 , SEATON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/05/1915
       
Aged
17
BORN MADRAS, INDIA 1898. SON OF CSM, LOUIS INSTONE, KOYLI, & CONSTANCE INSTONE, OF 16 TORRINGTON STREET, HULL. BOTH FATHER AND SON WERE KILLED IN ACTION AND ARE LISTED IN THE HULL MINSTER GOLDEN BOOK. HE WAS A FORMER NEWLAND AVENUE SCHOOL PUPIL. IN 1911 HE WAS HULL'S JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPION AND ALSO IN THE TEAM WHICH WON THE SCHOOL' […]
45 , NORFOLK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/08/1915
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1887. DRYPOOL. ELDEST SON OF EDWARD & HARRIET JOHNSON AT 21 MERSEY STREET AND 45 NORFOLK STREET, HULL. HE WORKED AS A CHECKING CLERK ON THE SHIPS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS A LANCE CORPORAL, WITH THE 3RD COLDSTREAM GUARDS. SHOT THROUGH THE HEAD BY A SNIPER. HE WAS KILLED ON 01/08/1915, AGED 27. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED I […]
4 COBDEN TERRACE, BRIGHT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/09/1914
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF ISSAC LOCKWOOD (1846-1914) & ELIZABETH KAY LOCKWOOD (1847-1927), OF 25 UPTON STREET, HULL. ONE OF SIX BROTHERS. HE WORKED AS A LABOURER. BOARDING AT 47 COURTNEY STREET. A FORMER TERRITORIAL. HE ENLISTED IN GRIMSBY. SERVED WITH THE 3RD COLDSTREAM GUARDS. LEFT WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. DIED OF WOUNDS, […]
144 , CHILTERN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/10/1915
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF FRED & MARY ELIZABETH MATTHEWS. (1911 CENSUS ADDRESS) A BOILER MAKER'S APPRENTICE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM, ON 03/11/1915 WITH A PHOTOGRAPH. IT REPORTS THAT PTE. MATTHEWS, WAS A BOMBER, WHO HIMSELF WAS KILLED BY A BOMB BLAST DURING A GERMAN ATTACK. HE WAS WOUNDED IN THE CHEST ON THE 8TH OCTOBER AND DI […]
3 Wyndham Street, Hull
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
24
Hull City Policeman. Nephew of Mrs Mancaster, of 3 Wyndham Street, Hull. Son of George and Elizabeth Mitchell, of 7, Bridge St., York. He served with the 3rd Coldstream Guards, had been at the front for one year and eight months. Killed in action, on 15/09/1916, aged 24. His death was reported in the Hull Daily Mail, on 01/12/1916. &
48 , ST ANDREWS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/02/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. SOUTHCOATES. SON OF MRS ANNE ELIZABETH & LATE THOMAS MOODY. HE HAD RETURNED FROM WORK IN BUENOS AYRES, ARGENTINA, TO ENLIST WHEN WAR BEGAN. HE WENT TO FRANCE IN APRIL 1915. HE WAS GRANTED 11 DAYS CHRISTMAS LEAVE WHICH WAS HIS FIRST CHRISTMAS AT HOME FOR FIVE YEARS. THREE OTHER BROTHER SERVED, TWO IN THE NAVY AND ONE I […]
5 WEST VIEW, AIR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1916
       
Aged
30
BORN ALDERWASLEY, DERBYSHIRE 1887. SON OF JOHN & LUCY NEWTON, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN. WORKED AS A GAS PURIFIER. LIVED IN BARTON. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED IN THE 3RD BATTALION, COLDSTREAM GUARDS. HAD BEEN IN FRANCE FOR 6 MONTH. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 27/09/1916, AGED 30. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED […]
15 VILLA TERRACE, ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/11/1914
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1895, SOUTHCOATES. SON OF JOHN WILLIM NICHOLSON (1870-1928) AND EDITH HESSEY (1874-1943), OF THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS A GROCER'S ERRAND BOY (1911 CENSUS). ENLISTED AT HULL. SERVED WITH THE 3RD BATTALION, COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED AT ZILLEBEKE, ON 19/11/1914, AGED 19. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE MENIN […]
, LEEDS, , WEST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/09/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 13/10/1883. LIVED LEEDS. ENLISTED SHEFFIELD. KILLED IN ACTION. SON OF JOHN & ELIZABETH OCKLETON. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN. HIS BROTHER PTE, ROBERT OCKLETON, 8TH YORK AND LANCS, WAS KILLED IN ACTION FOUR DAYS LATER ON 30/09/1916. HIS OTHER BROTHER HENRY LIVED AT 14 BEECH AVENUE, GARDEN VILLAGE, HULL.
78 , SUBWAY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/03/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF WILLIAM THOMAS & RACHEL. REGISTERED AT 10 LOCOMOTIVE AVENUE, CARLTON STREET, HULL. EDUCATED AT WEST DOCK AVENUE SCHOOL. EMPLOYED AS A WOOD SAWYER FOR THE HULL & BARNSLY RAILWAY LINE, NEPTUNE STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 3RD COLDSTREAM GUARDS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 24/03/1916, AGED 19. H […]
, , HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/09/1916
BORN HULL. SCULCOATES. ENLISTED HULL. SEVERAL POSSIBLE CENSUS MATCHES. HE SERVED WITH THE 3RD COLDSTREAM GUARDS. WAS REPORTED MISSING, THEN KILLED,AT THE SOMME, ON 26/09/1916. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, CHRISTINA RICHARDSON, AT 2 ST GILES CROFT, BEVERLEY (PENSION LEDGER ADDRESS). HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
01/12/1917
BORN BEVERLEY. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SON OF ELIZA STRAKER. SERVED WITHTHE 3RD COLDSTREAM GUARDS. DIED AT CAMBRAI ON 01/12/1917 . HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE BEVERLEY WW1 MEMORIAL.