Regiment: Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment 9th Battalion

9th (service) Battalion
Sept 1914 Formed at Halifax as part of the Second New Army (K2) and then moved to Wareham to join the 52nd Brigade of the 17th Division, and then moved to Bovington and later Wimborne.
June 1915 Moved to Hursley, Hampshire.
15.07.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western front including;
1915
Holding front lines in southern area of Ypres salient.
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Delville Wood.
1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Capture of Roeux, The First Battle of Passchendaele, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Amiens, The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Havrincourt, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war south of Maubeuge, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
OLD RISE, SKIRLAUGH, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/12/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF GEORGE EDWIN BUCK, OLD RISE, SKIRLAUGH, HULL. HE LIVED SKIRLAUGH. ENLISTED ILKLEY. HE SERVED AS PRIVATE, 12049. WEST RIDING REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, AT YPRES, ON 19/12/1915, AGED 20. COMMEMORATED ON THE MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
52 , TADMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/04/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN HALIFAX 1893. LIVED IN HULL. SON OF ARTHUR DEAN (1873-1947) & SARAH ANN DEAN (1872-1928), OF GREENMOUNT TERRACE, HALIFAX. BROTHER TO ARTHUR AND FOUR SISTERS. HE MARRIED IN HALIFAX, ON 20/07/1914. HUSBAND OF VERA JESSIE SHINNS, OF 13 ANNS TERRACE, PARROTT STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). THEY HAD TWO SONS, AND TWIN BOYS WHO BOTH DIED IN […]
WHITE HART PUB, HIGH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
07/07/1916
       
Aged
38
BORN HULL 1878. ONLY SON OF GEORGE (PUBLICAN) & EVELINA JACKSON. THEY LIVED WITH HIS SISTER MARIA, AT THE WHITE HART PUB, HULL. EMPLOYED AS A LABOURER. MARRIED IN 1906. HE ALSO LIVED AT 14 VICTOR STREET AND IN HUDDERSFIELD WITH HIS WIFE ALICE ANN LANE, WHO RETURNED TO 13 ROWLANDS TERRACE, ST PAUL STREET, HULL. THEY HAD THREE CHILDREN […]
8 CAVE TERRACE, CAVE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/03/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF HENRY & ADA MANNING ABOVE & THEN 60 THWAITES, KEIGHLEY, YORKS. ENLISTED HALIFAX. KILLED IN ACTION.
11 , FIELD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
12/10/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 01/12/1899. SON OF FREDERICK MCWILLIAM (1865-1921) AND KATE BAILLIE (1874-1950) AT THIS ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS. A CLERK. HE HAD FOUR BROTHERS, AND FOUR SISTERS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 02/03/1916, AGED 18 YEARS AND 3 MONTHS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4 INCHES TALL, 32 INCH CHEST, "POOR" PHYSIQUE, BLUE EYES, AND BROWN HAIR. HAD SCABIES […]
38 , BEAUMONT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/10/1918
       
Aged
42
BORN GRIMSBY 1876. HUSBAND OF MARIA SMALES, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. BURIED AT MONTAY-NEUVILLY ROAD CEMETERY, MONTAY, NORD, FRANCE.