Regiment: Durham Light Infantry DLI 2nd Battalion

2nd Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Lichfield as part of the 18th Brigade of the 6th Division and then moved to Dunfermline and moved to Cambridge.
10.09.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at St. Nazaire and engaged in various actions on the Western front including;
1914
The actions on the Aisne heights.
1915
The action at Hooge
1916
The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of Le Transloy.
1917
The Battle of Hill 70, The Cambrai operations
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bailleul, The First Battle of Kemmel Ridge, The Second Battle of Kemmel Ridge, The Advance in Flanders, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of the St Quentin Canal, The Battle of Beaurevoir, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Selle.
11.11.1916 Ended the war at Busigny, France

Last Name
Address
Narrative
21 WAXHOLME ROAD, WITHERNSEA, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/07/1918
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF GEORGE CARR & EMMA ARKSEY. AT 21 WAXHOLME ROAD, WITHERNSEA (1911 CENSUS). BROTHER TO ROBERT, GEORGE AND HAROLD. SISTERS, MINNIE, IDA AND ANNIE. WORKED AS A HORSEMAN, AT CLIFF FARM, WAXHOLME. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY, ON 23/04/1917, AGED 21 YEARS AND 8 MONTHS. EX 38285 3RD EYR. HE ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 20/08/1917 […]
23 , NEWINGTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/04/1918
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1885. ELDEST SON OF WILLIAM AND SARAH ARNOLD, OF 23 NEWINGTON STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). BROTHER TO ERNEST AND ALICE. HE MARRIED SARAH ELLEN WILSON, IN HULL, IN 1907. THEY LIVED AT 11 IVY GROVE, PULMAN STREET, HULL, WITH THEIR TWO CHILDREN, ARTHUR AND DORIS. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A GOODS MANAGER FOR THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWAYS. […]
, GATESHEAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/10/1914
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 1880. ENLISTED NEWCASTLE. LIVED IN GATESHEAD. SENT TO THE RAGGED AND INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL IN CUMBERLAND IN 1891. A FORMER LABOURER. HE JOINED THE ARMY ON 06/02/1901. WAS SERVING AS A REGULAR SOLDIER IN THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY, ON THE OUT BREAK OF WAR. ARRIVED IN BELGIUM, ON 08/09/1914, AS PART OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE […]
6 WORCESTER TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/03/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF THE LATE EDWARD BELL, AT 6 WORCESTER TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX 17344, 9TH WEST RIDING REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. REPORTED MISSING AND KILLED IN ACTION ON 21/3/1918, AGED 31. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER ANN WATERMAN. HE IS BURIED […]
149 , LIME STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
6770
       
Aged
28
BORN CATTAL, YORKSHIRE, 1889. SON GEORGE & ELIZABETH BLYTH, OF 149 LIME STREET, HULL. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HIS WIFE GERTRUDEAMELIA BLYTH, LIVED AT 56 MIDWAY GROVE, NORTH ROAD, HULL. A GENERAL LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX PRIVATE, 205132, EYR. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 14/07/1918, AGE […]
7 MAYE GROVE, PERTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
6694
       
Aged
38
BORN BEVERLEY 1881. SON OF RICHARD BOLTON & FANNY GREENSHAW, OF HULL. HE LIVED IN SCARBOROUGH. WORKED AS A GROCERS ASSISTANT. MARRIED IN LEVEN, HULL, ON 26/12/1907. HUSBAND TO SARAH JANE (GRANTHAM). THEY LIVED WITH THEIR TWO SONS AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, SERVED AS SERGEANT, 79312, 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN A […]
1 ST LUKE'S TERRACE, ST LUKES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/09/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. TWIN SON OF THE LATE GEORGE AND MRS FM BRIGGS, AT 1 ST LUKE'S TERRACE, ST LUKES STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). (HDM 18/10/18 & 24/09/1919). ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION ON 14TH SEPTEMBER 1918, AGED 18. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE CLIFTON STREET SCHOOL ROLL OF HONOUR. HIS DEA […]
, ST MARKS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/05/1918
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1894. THIRD SON OF JAMES FIRTH DAWSON (1849-1913) & ELIZABETH ANN DAWSON, OF 9 HAWTHORNE VILLAS, BALFOUR STREET, HULL. SON OF A CRANE DRIVER IN THE LOCAL SHIPYARD. HE WORKED AS A SAW BACKER IN THE TIMBER YARDS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 13/425, 13TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFA […]
10 ELM GROVE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/03/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1898 SON OF WILLIAM & ADA MARIE DOBBS & 6 CHILDREN AT SAME ADDRESS. SECOND OF SIX CHILDREN. A SAW MILL LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 16/02/1916, AGED 18. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 1.5 INCHES TALL, 33 INCH CHEST. THIS WAS HIS ARMY ADDRESS. SERVED WITH THE 2ND BATTALION, DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. PROMOTED CORPORAL. KILLED IN ACTION […]
3 BEAULAH GROVE, WOODHOUSE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/09/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1897. ONLY SON OF HARRY & ADA EDWARDS, OF 3 BEAULAH GROVE, WOODHOUSE STREET, HULL, HE ENLISTED IN HULL, AS PRIVATE, 1114 13TH EYR. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. HE DIED OF WOUNDS AT BASE CAMP, ON 23/09/1918, AGED 21, HAVING SERVED FOR THREE YEARS AND TEN MONTHS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MA […]
44 , ST ANDREW'S STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
29/09/2018
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF GEORGE CHRISTOPHER & ADA FLORENCE ELLIOTT. BEFORE ENLISTING IN 1915, HE WORKED FOR SELLE'S TOY FACTORY, HESSLE ROAD. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 3RD DECEMBER 1918, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. * HIS BROTHER AND FATHER ALSO SERVED.
82 , GREEK STREET, HAWTHORNE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/11/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF MR WILLIAM THOMAS BARNES HOLMES (1872-1941) & MRS SABRINA NEEDHAM HOLMES (1867-1952), of 17 CECIL STREET, HAWTHORNE AVENUE. HE HAD ONE BROTHER AND THREE SISTERS. A LAMP MAN FOR THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 12/10/1916. CALLED UP FOR SERVICE, ON 30/05/1917, AGED 18. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4.5 […]
14 RYDAL TERRACE, ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/03/1918
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 7/11/1888. SON OF JOHN HOLROYD & MARY (WILSON). BROTHER JAMES KIA 14/7/1916.
7 CATHERINE GROVE, CARRINGTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/04/1918
       
Aged
28
BORN BEVERLEY 1890. SON OF ANNE HUDDLESTON. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A SHIP OWNER'S CLERK. MARRIED ETHEL FISH, AT THE BOULEVARD UM CHURCH HALL, IN HULL, ON 15/07/1910. THEY HAD THREE CHILDREN, JOHN, GEORGE AND ENID. THEY LIVED AT RINGROSE STREET (1911 CENSUS) AND AT 83 HUNTINGDON STREET, HULL (ARMY ADDRESS). HIS ARMY RECORDS DESCRIBE HIM AS 5 […]
11 CHURCH ROAD, NORTH FERRIBY, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1918
       
Aged
18
Private Charles Lazenby was called up for service on the 12th December 1917 with the 53rd (Young Soldiers) Batallion Durham Light Infantry, but was later transferred to the 51st Battalion Durham Light Infantry. His Regimental number was 92051. Charles was born on the 12th November 1899 in Beverley, Yorkshire. He was killed in action on t […]
31 , FALMOUTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/05/1918
       
Aged
42
BORN HULL OCT 1875. SON OF HENRY & BETSY (KNOTT) - 39 HARDWICK STREET. MARRIED AT ST JUDES, HULL, ON 02/09/1903. HIS WIFE ALICE ANN (GUEST) & SON, NORMAN LIVED AT 31 FALMOUTH STREET, HULL (ARMY ADDRESS). A FORMER GRAIN CLERK. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 23/03/1916, AGED 40. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4.5 INCHES TALL, 127 LBS WEIGHT, 35 INC […]
56 , LEONARD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/09/1918
       
Aged
38
BORN HULL 1880. ONLY SON OF WILLIAM POTTS AND LUCY ANNIE WESTOBY (1855-1907), OF 1 ST MARK'S SQUARE AND 56 LEONARD STREET, HULL. HE HAD FOUR SISTERS. EMPLOYED AS A PLUMBER (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 6120 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 93051, 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 25/0 […]
55 , MARLBOROUGH AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/06/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF ALFRED & HARRIET EMILY ROBINS ABOVE ADDRESS & 28 LINNAEUS STREET IN 1911. EX 12/198 EYR. APPRENTICE.
41 , ROSE STREET, FOUNTAIN ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/05/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF MARY & THE LATE CHARLES FREDERICK SMITH. A CLERK. LIVING AT 41 ROSE STREET, FOUNTAIN ROAD, HULL (ARMY ADDRESS). DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 11 INCHES TALL, 34 INCH CHEST, 112 LBS WEIGHT, "POOR" PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. HE ENLISTED ON 25/05/1916. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 10/12/1916. SERVED WITH THE 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. […]
4 VICTORIA TERRACE, WILLIAMSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/06/1917
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1880. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM & JANE ELIZABETH THISTLETON. MARRIED 1904. WIFE SARAH ANN (HARRISON) & 3 CHILDREN, LIVED AT 4 VICTORIA TERRACE, WILLIAMSON STREET, HULL . AN OIL MILL WORKER. HE SERVED WITH THE 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. BURIED AT PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRI […]