Regiment: Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment 2/4th Battalion

2/4th 2/5th & 2/6th Battalion Territorial Force
Sept 1914 The 2/4th Formed at Halifax and the 2/6th formed at Skipton.
Oct 1914 The 2/5th formed at Huddersfield.
Mar 1915 All moved to Derbyshire as part of the 186th Brigade of the 62nd Division and then moved to Thoresby Park, Ollerton and then Retford and then Newcastle.
Jan 1916 Moved to Salisbury Plain and then Halesworth, Suffolk and then Bedford.
Jan 1917 Mobilised for war and landed in France and engaged in various actions on the Western front including;
The Operations on the Ancre, The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The first attack on Bullecourt (part of the Arras offensive), The German attack on Lagnicourt (part of the Arras offensive), The Battle of Bullecourt (part of the flanking operations round Arras), The actions on the Hindenburg Line, The Cambrai Operations.
30.01.1918 The 2/5th absorbed by the 1/5th and the 2/6th disbanded in France;
The Battle of Bapaume, The First Battle of Arras 1918, The Battle of the Tardenois (part of the Battles of the Marne 1918), The Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of the Drocourt-Queant Line, The Battle of Havrincourt, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of the Selle, The capture of Solesmes, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war east of Maubeuge, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
BEECH GROVE, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK, HU5 1LY
       
       
Died on
04/11/1918
       
Aged
23
BORN BRADFORD, YORKS., 1895. SON OF ALBERT HENRY HARPER & EMILY ELLIS, 'FERNLEIGH HOUSE', BEECH GROVE, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). BROTHER OF ROLAND AND CLIFFORD HARPER, AND SISTER EMILY. HE SERVED AS AN OFFICER IN THE 1ST, 2ND AND 4TH WEST RIDING REGIMENT. HE DIED ON 4/11/1917, AGED 23, A WEEK BEFORE THE WAR ENDED. HIS NAME […]
2 JOSEPH PLACE, YORK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF WILLIAM HENRY HART AND GERTRUDE MAUD FOSTER. THE FAMILY LIVED WEST END COTTAGES, WEST GATE, BRIDLINGTON, AND 2 WALKER'S YARD, KIRKGATE, BRIDLINGTON. HE HAD TWO BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS. HIS HULL ARMY ADDRESS WAS 2 JOSEPH PLACE, YORK STREET, HULL. A FORMER OIL MILLER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 23/03/1917. ARRIVE DIN F […]
10 HEELEY GROVE, DIVISION ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/07/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF ARTHUR JACKSON AND SARAH HANNAH HUNT, OF DIVISION ROAD, HULL ADDRESS AND 16 OXFORD STREET, CLEETHORPES. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HE LIVED IN CLEETHORPES AND AT 21 SAVOK ROAD GRIMSBY, WHERE HE WORKED AS A LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN GRIMSBY, ON 31/03/1917, AGED 18 YEARS AND 95 DAYS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 7.5 INCHES TALL, […]
50 , BELMONT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/09/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1898. ELDEST SON OF GEORGE ANNIE ADELA MYERS, OF 'SILVER DENE', BAWTRY ROAD, WICKERSLEY, ROTHERHAM. ONE OF THREE CHILDREN. SON OF A BRICKLAYER. HE ENLISTED IN THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON;S WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, AT ROTHERHAM. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 30/09/1918, AGED 20. BURIED AT GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READ […]
31 , CANNING STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/05/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF JOHN & ELLEN NEAL, OF 31 CANNING STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). EMPLOYED BY CROSSLANDS & SONS, STEVEDORES, HULL HE SERVED WITH THE 2ND/4TH WEST RIDING REGIMENT FOR TWO YEARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 24/05/1918, AGED 19. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE HULL BOYS CLUB MEMORIAL, ROPER STREET, HULL. HIS DEATH WAS REPO […]
61 , CUMBERLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/11/1918
       
Aged
41
BORN HULL 1877. SISTER MRS EMILY COATES LIVED ABOVE.