Regiment: Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment 2nd Battalion

2nd Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Dublin as part of the 13th Brigade of the 5th Division.
16.08.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1914
The Battle of Mons and subsequent retreat, The Battle of Le Cateau and the Affair of Crepy-en-Valois, The Battle of the Marne, The Battle of the Aisne, The Battles of La Bassee and Messines 1914, The First Battle of Ypres.
1915
The Second Battle of Ypres and the Capture of Hill 60.
14.01.1916 Transferred to the 12th Brigade of the 4th Division.
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Le Transloy.
1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Third Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle, The First Battle of Passchendaele.
10.02.1918 Transferred to the 10th Brigade of the 4th Division;
1918
The First Battle of Arras 1918, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of Bethune, The Advance in Flanders, The Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Drocourt-Queant, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of Valenciennes.
11.11.1918 Ended the war at Preseau S.E. of Valenciennes, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
6 GRANBY VILLAS, HEDON ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/05/1915
       
Aged
22
BORN OLDHAM 1893. LIVED HULL. ENLISTED KEIGHLEY. SON OF CHRISTOPHER BELL & SARAH TONG AT THIS ADDRESS AND THE BOULEVARD. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 05/05/1915, AGED 22. HE LEFT A WIDOW, LIVING AT NEWBRIDGE ROAD. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL TIMES, ON 27/03/1915. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE MARFLEET ROLL OF HONOUR.
19 WESLEY SQUARE, GOOLE, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/05/1915
       
Aged
40
BORN LEEDS 1876. A REGULAR SOLDIER WHO ENLISTED IN THE 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, ON 26/11/1894. HE LIVED AT 2 ALBERT AVENUE, VAUXHALL GROVE, HESSLE ROAD, HULL. (ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS). DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 6 INCHES TALL, 126 LBS, 37 INCH CHEST, WAIST 34 INCHES, BROWN HAIR, BROWN EYES AND SCAR ON FOREHEAD. HIS SISTER, SARAH, LIVED AT 49 […]
13 ASHBOURNE GROVE, SPRING BANK WEST, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/10/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1897. KNOWN AS "CHARLEY" BRINHAM. SON OF ADA FRANCES JACKSON & THE LATE WILLIAM HENRY BRINHAM of 13 ASHBOURNE GROVE, SPRING BANK WEST, HULL. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. HE WORKED WITH HIS BROTHER AT HULL'S IDEAL RADIATOR COMPANY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 1731 EYR. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND WEST RIDING REGIMENT. K […]
, LEEDS, , WEST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/08/1915
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF SOLOMAN BYWOOD (1868-1948) & SARAH ANN BYWOOD, AT 71 MACAULEY STREET, LEEDS. SHOE APPRENTICE. HE ENLISTED IN LEEDS. SERVED IN THE 2ND WEST RIDING REGIMENT. TAKEN PRISONER. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, IN GERMANY, ON 12TH AUGUST 1915, AGED 23. BURIED BERLIN SOUTH-WESTERN CEMETERY, BRANDENBURG, GERMANY. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE L […]
77 DOCANE ROAD, KINGS HEATH BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom
       
Area
       
Died on
31/03/1918
       
Aged
32
BORN ARMLEY, LEEDS, 1886. A CLERK/MANAGER. ENLISTED BIRMINGHAM. SERVED AS CORPORAL IN THE 2ND WEST RIDING REGIMENT. KILLED ON 31/03/1918, AGED 32. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW, ANNIE ELIZABETH FILEDING,AT 77 DOCANE ROAD, KINGS HEATH BIRMINGHAM. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE HULL TECHNICAL COLLEGE ROH. THIS IS THE ONLY CWGC RECORD. […]
8 IRENE AVENUE, DURHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/02/1917
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1885. SON OF DENTON AND MARY GARDHAM. HIS PARENTS WERE BOTH DECEASED WHEN THE WAR BEGAN. HE HAD BROTHERS, HERBERT AND WILLIAM DENTON GARDAM AND SISTERS, FLORENCE, ANNIE AND ADA. EMPLOYED AS A MERCHANT'S CLERK. HE MARRIED ON 15/03/1910, AT HARLEY STREET REGISTRY OFFICE. HIS WIFE EDITH HORNER AND THEIR THREE CHILDREN, LIVED AT 8 […]
MAYFIELD FARM, HILSTON, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN GRIMSTON, YORKS, 1897. SON OF ROBERT GOFORTH (1869-1953) & JANE ELIZABETH DICKINSON (1871-1945), HATFIELD PARVA, SKIRLAUGH, HULL. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS, LIVING AT CLIFF HOUSE FARM, HOLMPTON, WITHERNSEA. A FARM HORSEMAN. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4.5 INCHES TALL, 34-36 INCH CHEST, 122 LBS WEIGHT, A DISTINCTIVE MOLE ON […]
, SOUTH CAVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/03/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN SOUTH CAVE 1897. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF ROBERT & MARJ & 7 CHILDREN.
108 , CHILTERN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
07/07/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898.  THE ONLY SON OF JAMES WILLIAM HARRISON & ANN DIXON, OF 108 , CHILTERN STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS) & 6 HIRD STREET, SHIPLEY, BRADFORD (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE HAD FIVE SISTERS. HE WORKED WITH HIS FATHER, AS A BOBBIN CARRIER IN WORSTED SPINNING ROOM. HIS SISTER WERE "TWISTERS" IN THE COTTON INDUSTRY HE ENLISTED HA […]
31 , JALLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/08/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF JOHNATHAN WILLIAM & CAROLINE ALBERTA JACKSON OF 31 JALLAND STREET, HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. HE FATHER WAS A CLERK FOR THE CITY ENGINEERS. WILLIAM WORKED FOR MESSRS, SANDERSON AND FERENS, PARLIAMENT STREET, HULL, AS A SOLICITOR'S CLERK.HE WAS DEVOTED TO THE BRUNSWICK WESLEYAN […]
100 , CLARENDON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1892.SON OF HERBERT MCDONALD JESSOP & JANE JESSOP - 51 CLARENDON STREET (1911 ADDRESS) & ABOVE ARMY ADDRESS. FISHMONGER. HDM 9/4/18. NOTE: JOHN HENRY JESSOP, HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT - 7 JOHN STREET
, ST MARKS STREET, LEVEN, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/02/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL MARCH 1897. SON OF JOHN HENRY FOSTER KNAGGS (1867-1946)  & ANNIE ELIZABETH GREEN (1871-1946),  OF MILL HOUSE, LEVEN, HULL. HE HAD TWO BROTHERS, AND SEVEN SISTERS. A FARM FOREMAN. HE RESIDED AT SIGGLESTHORNE, BRANDSBURTON, EAST YORKSHIRE. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 9 INCHES TALL, 36.5 INCH CHEST. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY, ON 03/06/ […]
, COTTINGHAM, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
12/10/1916
       
Aged
25
Born Beverley 1891. Lived Bradford. Enlisted Pontefract. Listed on the Cottingham WW1 Memorial, Hallgate, Cottingham. Son of William S Lawton and Mrs. Mary Ellen Corble (formerly Lawton), of 22, Clayton Place, Barkerend Rd., Bradford, Yorks. Killed in action on 12/101/1916.
9 BEESTON STREET, GRIMSBY, , NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/08/1918
       
Aged
38
BORN HULL. ENLISTED LEEDS. SON OF JOHN & ANNIE ELIZABETH LEAKE. WIFE ALICE ANN (HUGHES) ABOVE.
31 ARNSIDE ROAD, BRADFORD, , WEST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/02/1917
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 1883. SON OF JOHN VENABLES LIGHT (1859-1918) AND EMMA COUPLAND (1858-1923). HIS WIFE SARAH BEAL & SON JACK, LIVED 31 ARNSIDE PLACE, WEST BOWLING, BRADFORD. HE ENLISTED AT HALIFAX. SERVED IN THE 2ND WEST RIDING REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 03/02/1917, AGED 34. BURIED ON THE SOMME, AT FINS NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, SOREL-LE-GRAND.
25 Clifton Street, Hull, UK
       
       
Died on
01/05/1917
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1887. AKA GODFREY MIDGLEY. SON OF JOAH SCOTT MIDGLEY (1847-1919) AND LOUISA HORSFALL (1855-1935), OF 154 WALKER STREET, HULL AND ANLABY, HULL. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS. HE MARRIED PHOEBE EVELINE BINGHAM, IN APRIL 1907. HIS WIFE PHOEBE & 3 CHILDREN, LIVED AT 5 OLIVE VILLAS, KIMBERLEY STREET, HULL. WORKED IN A […]
2 HALIFAX LANE, HALIFAX, LUDDENDEN, WEST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/07/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN LUDDENDEN, YORKSHIRE 1896. ONLY SON OF MARY HANNAH O'DELL. HE LIVED IN HALIFAX (1911 CENSUS). HE HAD A SISTER CALLED BEATRICE. WORKED AS A MILL HAND AND WOOL FEEDER. ENLISTED IN HALIFAX, ON 20/10/1915, AGED 19 YEARS AND 266 DAYS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 7.5 INCHES TALL, 142 LBS WEIGHT, 36 INCH CHEST, "GOOD" PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. ARRIVE […]
90 , ADELAIDE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/04/1919
       
Aged
24
BORN NOTTINGHAM 1895. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM PARSONS & MARY ELIZABETH EBBUTT, OF 70 CANNING STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) & 90 , ADELAIDE STREET, HULL (ARMY ADDRESS). ONE OF TWO CHILDREN. HIS ONLY BROTHER JOHN WILLIAM SERVED IN MESOPOTANIA. A FORMER BLUNDELL'S PAINTER APPRENTICE. ALBERT ENLISTED BEFORE THE WAR ON 08/05/1912. SENT TO F […]
DAIRY FARM, ANLABY, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
30/08/1918
       
Aged
23
BORN ANLABY 1895. SON OF FANNY & THE LATE JOHN RAILTON. FARMER'S SON WORKING ON DAIRY FARM. BURIED IN THE SAME GRAVE AS JAMES FRAZER, 2ND WYR. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE ANLABY WW1 MEMORIAL, ST PETER'S CHURCHYARD, WILSON STREET, ANLABY.
, , HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/05/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1895. LIVED IN HULL. AND LEEDS. SON OF MARY ANN STEBBING AND JOHN THOMAS SIMON. STEPSON OF GEORGE HENRY DEEMING, OF 3 NORTH ROW, MEADOW LANE, LEEDS. A PICTURE FRAME MAKER. HE ENLISTED IN LEEDS AND SERVED WITH THE 2ND DUKE OF WELLINGTONS, WEST RIDING REGIMENT. DIED AS PRISONER OF WAR, AT GARDELEGEN, GERMANY, ON  12/05/1915 , AGE […]