Regiment: Durham Light Infantry DLI 15th Battalion

15th (Service) Battalion
Sept 1914 Formed at Newcastle as part of the Third New Army (K3) and then moved to Halton Park and join the 64th brigade of the 21st Division and then moved to Maidenhead.
April 1915 Moved to Halton Park and then Witley, Surrey
11.09.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western front including;
1915
The Battle of Loos (the Division suffered over 3,800 casualties and took the rest of the year to rebuild)
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of Le Transloy.
1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Third Battle of the Scarpe, The flanking operations around Bullecourt, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Second Battle of Passchendaele, The Cambrai Operations.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The First Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Messines, The Second Battle of Kemmel, The Battle of the Aisne 1918, The Battle of Albert, The Second Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of the St Quentin Canal, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The Battle of the Selle.
11.11.1918 Ended the war at Berlaimont, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
19 , TOMLINSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/09/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN BEVERLEY 1900. ALSO KNOWN AS EDWIN ARTHUR ANDERSON. SON OF EDWARD & MARY ANN ANDERSON, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS NEWINGTON. SON OF A HOUSE PAINTER. THIRD OF FUR CHILDREN. ENLISTED IN HULL. EX PRIVATE, 12817, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 82715, 15TH DURJHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION ON 10/09/1918, AGED 18. HIS B […]
32 , CHEAPSIDE, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK,HU8 7HE
       
       
Died on
08/11/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. YOUNGEST SON OF ELIZABETH ANN BARROW & THE LATE WILLIAM BARROW OF 32 CHEAPSIDE, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). LISTED ON ST MARKS STREET MEMORIAL. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 3RD DECEMBER 1918, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. * BURIED AT GHISSIGNIES BRITISH CEMETERY, NORD, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSC […]
34 ST GEORGES AVENUE, BOULEVARD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/10/1917
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 1883. HUSBAND OF CHARLOTTE HILDYARD BELL,OF 20 ASH GROVE, DIVISION ROAD. A FRENCH POLISHER. HE WORKED FOR MESSRS, HOLMES & MOORE'S, TERRY STREET, HULL HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 05/10/1917, AGED 34. HE WAS HIT BY A SHELL WHILE DOING GOOD WORK AS A STRETCHER BEARER. […]
3 JOHNS PLACE, OSBOURNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/04/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL OCT 1899. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF HENRY FARNSWORTH BENTLEY. ADDRESS FROM ARMY RECORDS.
2 , ANNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/09/1918
       
Aged
37
BORN LIVERPOOL 1881. ENLISTED HULL ON 01/07/16. WIFE ETHEL LIVED AT 2 , ANNE STREET, HULL. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM 06/03/1919.
42 , HODGSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/09/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. ELDEST SON OF WILLIAM & ELIZA CAMPION. 18 CRANBOURNE TER, WILLIAMSON ST- 1901. AUNT & UNCLE IN CANADA. BROTHER TO MABEL, GEORGE, CHARLOTTE, DORIS, JAMES AND IDA. A RULLYMAN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 09/02/1918, AGED 18 YEARS AND 3 MONTHS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 5 INCHES TALL, 111 LBS WEIGHT, 34 INCH CHEST, BROWN EYES AND BRO […]
20 , DURHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/04/1917
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1885. SON OF ADELA JANE COLMAN & SEA CAPTAIN, CHARLES W. G. COLMAN, OF 20 DURHAM STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE HAD A YOUNGER BROTHER WILLIAM AND TWO SISTERS, ISABELLA AND DOROTHY. A FORMER BANK CLERK. HE HAD PREVIOUSLY SERVED IN THE TERRITORIALS FOR FOUR YEARS. ENLISTED HORNSEA, 16/03/1915. EX PRIVATE, 1199 EAST YORKSHIRE REG […]
71 , HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN ELBERTHORPE, SKIRLAUGH, 1900. SON OF ROBERT & MARY COOPER, FROM SKIRLAUGH AND 71 HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 81302, 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION ON 27/05/1918, AGED 18. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS FATHER ROBERT. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON HULL'S MARFLEET MEMORIAL, THE COTTINGH […]
15 , COLERIDGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
04/10/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1894. ONLY SON OF ELIZA ANN CLIFTON (ANNIE) & THE LATE ARTHUR EDWARD DALES. HE HAD ONE BROTHER AND THREE SISTERS ETHEL, ROSE & DORIS LIVING AT 28 ELLIS STREET, HULL ( 1911 CENSUS) AND 15 COLERIDGE STREET, WESCOTT STREET, HULL (ARMY ADDRESS). EMPLOYED AS AN APPRENTICE TROUSER CUTTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 11/12/1915, AGED 22 Y […]
3 GORDON AVENUE, CANNON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/10/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. ONLY SON OF GEORGE W DENNISON (1873-1912) & MARGARET ANN DENNISON OF THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS) AND 7 NORTONS TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL. A LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 14/09/1917, AGED 18 YEARS AND 16 DAYS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4.5 INCHES TALL, 33 INCH CHEST, 108 LBS WEIGHT, "FAIR" PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. SERV […]
21 EDWARDS AVENUE, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/03/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. ELDEST SON OF JAMES (1872-1934) AND ANNIE DENT (1875-1911), OF 21 EDWARDS AVENUE, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL. SECOND OF FIVE CHILDREN. A SCHOOL NEWSBOY. EMPLOYED LATER AT EARLE'S YARD. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 31/03/1918, AGED 19. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEF […]
8 VICTORIA VILLAS, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/10/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN CASTLEFORD 1888. SON OF JOHN W & MARGARET JANE FERRY, 12 SCULCOATES LANE AND THIS ADDRESS. BROTHER JIM AND SISTERS BELLA AND JASMINE. WIFE EVA FERRY & BABY VERA BORN 24/12/1915, LIVED AT 224 DE LA POLE AVE. SISTER EMMIE DARBY (CWGC). ENLISTED HULL, 7/09/1914, AGED 26 YEARS AND 7 MONTHS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 7 INCHES TALL, 134 LBS, […]
165 , CRAVEN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/04/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. SON OF RICHARD WILLIAM FREEMAN & ADA LOUISE (MELDRUM) 8 LINDEN VILLAS, VICTOR STREET & ABOVE ADDRESS. HE IS BURIED AT ARNEKE BRITISH CEMETERY, NORD, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "AT REST IN THAT BLEST ABODE OUR BOY AWAITS OUR REUNION WITH GOD".
88 GROVE TERRACE, SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/10/1918
       
Aged
17
BORN HULL 1900. ELDEST SON OF JABEZ & AMANDA HARRISON, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. KNOWN AS 'BOB' HARRISON. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS A LIGHTERMAN ON THE RIVER HULL. HE ENLISTED ON 20/02/1918 AND WENT TO FRANCE ON 13/08/1918. POSTED TO THE 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, AGED 17. HE LEFT SISTERS ADA, ANN & GE […]
20 , WESTCOTT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1889. ELDEST SON OF SAM & SARAH ANN HEWISON, OF 20 WESTCOTT STREET, HULL. HE SERVED HIS APPRENTICESHIP AT HULL PRINTERS LTD., AND AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR WAS A PRINTER IN LIVERPOOL. HIS WIFE MIRIAM TURNER, LIVED AT PRINCES ROAD, MANCHESTER. HE ENLISTED IN THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT IN APRIL 1916, AND IN DECEMBER 1916 WAS D […]
13 MARLBOROUGH TERRACE, NORFOLK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/09/1918
       
Aged
17
BORN HULL 19/11/1900. SON OF GEORGE JOSEPH & MARY ELIZABETH HOODLESS. EDUCATED AT SCOTT STREET SCHOOL. EMPLOYED BY MESSRS, WESTMORLAND, COAL MERCHANT'S, AS AN ASSISTANT. HE ENLISTED AT COALVILLE, ON 22/02/1918. EX PRIVATE, 13006 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. SENT TO FRANCE ON 14/08/1918. TRANSFERRED TO THE 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. DI […]
30 , HUNTINGDON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/11/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF SUSAN JACKSON. HE HAD THREE BROTHER, AND FOUR SISTERS, ALL LIVING IN THE HESSLE ROAD, AREA OF HULL. A BANDAGE PACKER, FOR SMITH & NEPHEWS. HE MARRIED ON 08/04/1914, AT HULL'S HARLEY STREET, REGISTRY OFFICE. HIS WIFE MARGARET E. (BOAST), LIVED AT THIS ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS, WITH THEIR SON, JOHN HENRY (BORN 14/07/191 […]
11 ADA'S TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/05/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1898. NB: PTE GEORGE JEFFERSON, RN - 12 HATFIELD TERRACE, SPRING STREET; ARTHUR, RNRT - 11 STRICKLAND TER. 28 KINGS BENCH ST; 41 ESSEX ST.
23 , EXCHANGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/04/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF ROBERT JIBSON & KATE ELLEN BLENKIN.THE FAMILY LIVED AT 10 EBENEEZER TERRACE, WEST DOCK AVENUE (1911 CENSUS) AND MOVED TO 23 & 27 EXCHANGE STREET. HE WAS ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. SISTER LAURA. WORKED AS A TELEPHONE BOY AND LABOURER. ENLISTED HULL - 08/12/1915, AGED 20 YEARS AND 3 MONTHS. EX 22407 EYR. TRANSFERR […]
2 UNION SQUARE, NEW GEORGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
31/05/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF RICHARD AND LOUISA, 3 ALBERT'S PLACE YORK STREET AND 2 UNION SQUARE, NEW GEORGE STREET, HULL. ONE OF FOUR CHILDREN. BROTHERS WILLIAM AND JOHN, SISTER'S VIOLET AND ADA. ENLISTED HULL, 17/09/1917. TRANSFERRED TO DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY ON 03/04/1918. KILLED IN ACTION A MONTH LATER, ON 31/05/1918, AGED 18.