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.

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55 , PORTER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/10/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF THE LATE FREDERICK & HELENA MARIE KING, AT 55 PORTER STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION & ARMY ADDRESS). A PORK BUTCHER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 09/02/1916, AGED 23 YEARS AND 3 MONTHS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 6.5 INCHES TALL, 146 LBS WEIGHT, 36.5 INCH CHEST AND 'GOOD' PHYSIQUE. TRAINED AS A TRENCH BOMBER. SENT TO FRAN […]
81 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/03/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. EX 24833 EYR. SON OF WILLIAM & MARIA KUNZIE ABOVE. 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS. KILLED IN ACTION.
7 JOHNS TERRACE, ARUNDLE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/10/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF EDWARD & MARY ANN LEADLEY, OF 7 JOHN'S TERRACE, ARUNDLE STREET (1901 CENSUS) AND 28 SHERBURN STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS). ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN. A GENERAL LABOURER AT PREMIER OIL MILLS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL ON 11/03/1912, AGED 21 YEARS AND 2 MONTHS.. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 10 INCHES TALL, 36 INCH CHEST. EX, PRIVATE, 131 […]
STRUAN HOUSE, ANLABY PARK ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/05/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1899. ELDEST SON OF GEORGE ALBERT & HARRIET LISTER. HE HAD ONE OTHER YOUNGER BROTHER. THE FAMILY AT LIVED AT 12 CROSBY STREET, CUDWORTH, NEAR BARNSLEY IN 1911. HE WORKED FOR THE HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY. HE ENLISTED IN 1915, AGED ONLY 16. SERVED WITH THE 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY.  KILLED IN ACTION, ON 28/05/1918, AGED […]
42, RYDE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/03/1918
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF BENJAMIN LOMAX (1845-1913) AND SARAH JANE SADLER (1861-1935), OF 42, RYDE STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS. HIS BROTHER, ROBERT CATLIN LOMAX (1889-1914) DIED IN HULL AGED 25, JUST BEFORE WW1 STARTED. HE WORKED AS A COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4 INCHES TALL, 3 […]
2, FLORENCE AVENUE, GRANGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. ELDEST SON OF GEORGE MADDRA (1879-1960), & LILIAN MADDRA (1878-1951), OF 2, FLORENCE AVENUE, GRANGE STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION & CWGC ADDRESS). BROTHER TO JOSEPH, LILY AND JOHN MADDRA. HIS FATHER WAS A SAPPER IN THE ROYAL ENGINEERS, SERVING IN FRANCE. THOMAS ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 14/09/1917. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 8. […]
15 , BARMSTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/10/1917
       
Aged
31
BORN BRIDLINGTON, YORKS, 1886. SON OF THOMAS & MARY MAIDENS OF HULL. HE MARRIED IN HULL ON 15/12/1916. HE MARRIED EMILY PATRICK, OF HULL, AT NEW HARTLEY, NORTHUMBERLAND, ON 15/12/1916. HIS WEDDING PHOTO APPEARS IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 18TH DECEMBER 1916. * HIS WIFE EMILY (PATRICK) MAIDENS LIVED AT 15 , BARMSTON STREET, HULL (C […]
244, SPRING BANK, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/05/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. SECOND SON OF BENJAMIN CHRISTOPHER MAJOR (1872-1949) & ANNIE RUSTON (1872-1952), OF WITHERNSEA, 54, NORWOOD STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS)  AND 244, SPRING BANK, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). SON OF A CONFECTIONARY SUGAR BOILER. HE HAD TWO BROTHERS AND ONE SISTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANT […]
8 LILLIAN'S TERRACE, BARNSLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/08/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. SON OF JOHN PROCTOR (1851-1914) AND MARY JANE PROCTOR (1857-1933), OF 3 CRACROFT TERRACE, NORNABELL STREET, HULL. (CWGC RECORDS). THE SON OF A DOCK LABOURER. YOUNGEST OF NINE CHILDREN. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND FIVE SISTERS, WHO ALL LIVED IN THE HOLDERNESS ROAD AREA OF HULL. HE LIVED WITH HIS MOTHER. THIS WAS HIS ARMY REC […]
8 , RUGBY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/08/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. SON OF CHARLES HENRY SARGESON (1855-1932) AND SARAH GRAY (1857-1913), OF 8, RUGBY STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL(ARMY ADDRESS). SON OF A FISHERMAN. HE HAD ONE BROTHERS, CHARLES AND FOUR SISTERS, EDITH, ANNIE, ELIZABETH AND HELLEN, IN DOMESTIC SERVICE. HE WORKED AS A RULLYMAN. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4 INCHES TALL, 124 LBS WEIGHT […]
1 SPRING COTTAGES, GOODWIN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/05/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN SALFORD, 1900. SON OF JOHN HENRY AND ANNIE SIMPSON, OF ANLABY ROAD, HULL. HE WORKED AS A FITTER, AND WAS EMPLOYED BY HULL'S RECKITTS, SINCE 06/07/1914. HE LIVED WITH HIS AUNTIE, MARY ELIZABETH MANEY, AT 84 BRUNSWICK AVENUE, HULL (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED AT HULL, IN 1918. SERVED IN THE 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. DIED OF WOUNDS, O […]
12, WESTBOURNE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/01/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 16/06/1889. SON OF GEORGE HENRY & AGNES MARY SMITH AT 12, WESTBOURNE AVENUE, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS) ONE OF THREE SONS. HE WAS EDUCATED AT HYMERS. WORKED AS A 'BLACK AND WHITE' ARTIST PRIOR TO THE WAR. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 12/08/1914. EX 6086 16TH CORP OF LANCERS. DESCRIBED AS 6 FOOT 1 INCH TALL, 144 LBS WEIGHT, 39 INCH CHES […]
IVY TERRACE, WALKINGTON, BEVERLEY
       
Died on
21/03/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN BRANDESBURTON, HULL 1899. SON OF THOMAS & LATE FANNY SMITH, OF IVY TERRACE, WALKINGTON, BEVERLEY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS, PRIVATE, HENRY SMITH, 77371, 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY, KILLED ON 21/03/1918, AGED 19. HIS BROTHER, STAMFORD SMITH, SERVED AS A DRIVER IN THE ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY AND DIED ON 12/05/1917, AGED 23. H […]
9, KINGSTON TERRACE, WITHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/08/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN GREAT LIMBER, LINCS 16/101899. SON OF SAMUEL SORFLEET (1863-1921) AND EMMA SORFLEET (1864-1942), OF 9, KINGSTON TERRACE, WITHAM, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE HAD ONE BROTHER AND FIVE SISTERS. A LABOURER. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4.5 INCHES TALL, 119 LBS WEIGHT, 34-36 INCH CHEST, BROWN EYES, BROWN HAIR & CHURCH OF ENGLAND RELIGIO […]
THE POST OFFICE, 69 NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/10/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1892. ONLY SON OF FREDERICK TAYLOR, AND MARTHA JANE TAYLOR, AND SISTER, EDITH, AT 69 NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL. AS PER THE HULL DAILY MAIL HE WAS AN APPRENTICE IRON MONGER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 08/12/1915, AGED 23 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS. FORMERLY, PRIAVTE, 22499, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 18/12/1916. TRANSFERRED […]
73 , SOUTHCOATES AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
10/04/1917
       
Aged
36
BORN HULL 1881. SON OF THOMAS TEASDALE (1841-1906) MARY ANN COTTON (1842), OF 239 WEST BANK, SHEFFIELD. BROTHER OF THOMAS BONNER TEASDALE, SISTERS ELIZA AND LOUISA. HE MARRIED MARRY ANN TRAVIS, AT BAKEWELL, DERBYSHIRE, ON 09/06/1913. SHE LIVED AT 73 SOUTHCOATES AVENUE (ARMY ADDRESS) EMPLOYED AS A COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOO […]
7 DE LA POLE TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/04/1917
       
Aged
30
BORN HULL 5/10/1885. SON OF SARAH ELIZA TURNER - 100 EASTBOURNE STREET. MARRIED 25/9/1906. HIS WIFE GLADYS EMILY (HARRISON) TURNER AND THREE CHILDREN LIVED AT 7 DE LA POLE TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL. PRIOR TO WAR HE WAS A FISH BUYER FOR MESSRS. T. N. TURNER, FISH MERCHANTS, HULL. HE SERVED AS SERGEANT, 15TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. KIL […]
15 , CLUMBER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/05/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF ERNEST EDWARD WALKER & EMILY ANN  PECK (1874-1929), OF 15  CLUMBER STREET, PRINCES AVENUE, HULL, (1911 CENSUS) & 57 HEXTHORPE ROAD, DONCASTER. ELDEST OF THREE CHILDREN. SON OF A TRAVELLER. HE ENLISTED IN DONCASTER. FORMERLY, PRIVATE  38621, YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT HE LATER SERVED WITH THE 15TH DURHAM LI […]
9 , FINSBURY GROVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/10/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1901. SON OF ALICE (1866-1935) & JOHN WILLIAM WHIPHAM (1837-1915), OF 37 SOMMERSCALES STREET, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND  9 , FINSBURY GROVE, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE HAD FORUR BROTHERS. GEORGE & WILLIAM WHIPHAM SERVED AT SAME ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 53RD DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY, A […]
63 , CARLTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/04/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 10/06/1890. SON OF WILLIAM & MARY ANN WHITE, OF 63 CARLTON STREET, HULL (HIS ARMY ADDRESS). ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. A SHOP ASSISTANT. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 10/12/1890, AGED 25 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS. JOINED AS 22466, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. PROMOTED TO CORPORAL, ON 26/07/1916. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 18/12/1916. TRANSFERRED TO TH […]