Regiment: Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment 2/5th 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.

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Address
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28 , DALTRY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/09/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. ONLY SON OF JOHN HENRY & EMMA VILLERS BARTON ABOVE CWGC ADDRESS. SISTER FLO. EX BLACKSMITH FOR MR DUNSWELL, HIGH STREET, HULL. HE WAS KILLED AT CAMBRAI, AGED 18. HIS PHOTOGRAPH WAS PRINTED IN THE HDM ON 2ND APRIL 1919. * HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE
120 CRAMPTON STREET, LONDON, NEWINGTON BUTTS, SOUTHWARK, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
27/08/1918
       
Aged
21
LIVED HULL. ENLISTED SKELTON, YORKS. WIFE ANNIE S. LUCOP - 120 CRAMPTON ST, NEWINGTON BUTTS, LONDON.
6 , EMPRINGHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/09/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. SON ERZA WILLIAM & LOUISA ABOVE 1901 CENSUS. BROTHER OF  WILLIAM, GEORGE, HERBERT & LOUISA. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE HULL PALS. DIED ON 12/09/1918, AGED 18. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 24/09/19 18. HE IS BURIED AT HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE
36 LAIRGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/11/1918
       
Aged
19
Born Beverley 1899. Son of Thomas Edward and Sarah Ellen Charlton, of 36, Lairgate, Beverley, Yorks. He enlisted i Hull. Served with the Duke of Wellington's, 2/5th West Riding Regiment. Died on 16/11/1918, aged 19. Buried in France. His grave inscription, reads, "LOVED AND REMEMBERED"
70 , SPRING STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1889. SON OF HENRY WILLIAM COLEMAN (1857-1930) & SARAH ANN (DRAKE) COLEMAN (1862-1942). SON OF A CAB DRIVER. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN AT THIS 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS. NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY RULLYMAN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX, PRIVATE, 33185, EYR. HE MARRIED HELEN STUBBINS, AT ST STEPHENS, HULL, IN 1915. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE TO THE 2 […]
14 , BELLAMY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/05/1917
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1885. SON OF ELIJAH COLLINGWOOD (1851-1901) & HARRIET COLLINGWOOD (1856-1935), OF 36 BRIGHT STREET, HULL AND 14 , BELLAMY STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). A FLOUR WAREHOUSEMAN. HE ALSO WORKED FOR ROBINSON'S CANNISTER WORKS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVING WITH THE 2/5TH WEST RIDING REGIMENT. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, AT BOULOGNE HOSPI […]
638 , HESSLE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1890. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED AT OPPY WOOD, 03/05/1917, AGED 37. MARRIED HULL 1905. WIFE ALICE EMILY FITZ-JOHN. 1918 ABSENT MILITARY VOTERS ADDRESS.
51 , COURTNEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/07/1918
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF ISSAC & JANE HOFFMAN, OF 92 AND 51 COURTNEY STREET, HULL . A GLAZIER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. POSTED TO THE 2/5TH DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S (WEST RIDING) REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 20/07/1918, AGED 27. COMMEMORATED ON THE SOISSONS MEMORIAL, FRANCE. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW DORA. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON […]
4 VICTORIA PLACE, WAVERLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/11/1917
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1880. SON OF THE LATE THOMAS HUDSON (1852-1892) AND ANNIE ELIZABETH HUDSON (1857-1928), OF 7 HODGSON SQUARE, LORNE STREET, HULL. HE WAS A HULL DOCK LABOURER, RESIDEING AT 2 WALTER'S AVENUE, DANSOM LANE HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND A FORMER  'MESSRS. LEE SMITH' MILLS WORKER, AT WINCOLMLEE. HE ENLSITED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND/5TH W […]
5 SALISBURY CRESCENT, NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN EDINBURGH 1889.  SON OF WILLIAM & SARAH LAMB, OF 5 SALISBURY CRESCENT, NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL. HE ENLISTED & LIVED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND/5YJ WEST RIDING REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 3RD MAY 1917, AGED 28. COMMEMORATED AT THE ARRAS MEMORIAL. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS WIDOW ROSE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE H […]
LORDS LANE, BARROW ON HUMBER, , NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/07/1918
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF MR & MRS DIANA PARKER. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL WITH THE 2ND/5TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED WHILE PRISONER OF WAR, ON 21/07/1918, AGED 25.  HIS WAR PENSION WAS LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, DIANA, PARKER, OF WALK HOUSE COTTAGES, LORDS LANE,BARROW ON HUMBER (PENSION LEDGER ADDRESS). HE IS BURIED AT VALENCIENNES (ST. R […]
4 ALBERT TERRACE, SUTTON ON HULL, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
36
BORN SUTTON ON HULL 1881. SON OF WILLIAM PINKNEY (1823-1894) & ANN ROBSON (1847-1903), 6 ROSE VILLA, MIDDLEBURG STREET. EMPLOYED AS A MILL HAND. HE MARRIED MARGARET LOUISA (GILL) IN 1902 AND THEY LIVED IN SUTTON. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. KILLED AT ARRAS ON 03/05/1917 , AGED 36. HE LEFT A WIDOW AND SEVEN CHILDREN. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON TH […]
20 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/06/1918
       
Aged
34
BORN 1884. ENLISTED HULL.SON OF GEORGE & ELIZABETH SAUL FROM BLACKBURN. HE MARRIED IN HULL 1914. LATE WIFE ALICE M (TINDALE) SAUL. ADDRESS FROM 1918 VOTERS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND WEST RIDING REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 05/06/1918, AGED 34. BURIED AT BIENVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE.
23 , LAKE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF WILLIAM & MARY HANNAH SHAW ABOVE 1911 & 1 MAIN STREET, HULL. SINGLE MAN. A GROCER (1911 CENSUS). HE WAS EMPLOYED BY MESSRS, ROBINSON'S, DRUM & KEG MAKERS, LOCKWOOD STREET, HULL, WHEN WAR BEGAN. HIS HOME ADDRESS WAS 23 LAKE STREET, HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND/5TH WEST RIDING REGIMENT. REPORTED MISSING AN […]
4 ROBINSON'S PLACE, PRINCESS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/03/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1889. SON OF LUKE JAMES WASS (1868-1922) & CLARA LOFT (1865-1944), OF THIS ADDRESS. SON OF A DOCK LABOURER. ONE OF FOUR SONS WHO ALL DIED IN THE WAR. A TINNERS LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 242784, WITH THE 2/5TH WEST RIDING REGIMENT. HE DIED ON 16/03/1917, AGED 28. HE IS BURIED AT QUEENS CEMETERY, BUC […]