Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI), 1/5th Battalion

1/5th Battalion Territorial Force
04.08.1914 Stationed at French Gate, Doncaster as part of the 3rd West Riding Brigade of the West Riding Division and then moved to Doncaster and then on to Gainsborough.
Feb 1915 Moved to York.
12.04.1915 Mobilised for war and landed in France.
12.05.1915 Formation became the 148th Brigade of the 49th Division which engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1915
The Battle of Aubers Ridge, The defence against the first Phosgene attack.
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Pozieres Ridge, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette.
1917
Operations on the Flanders Coast (Hush), The Battle of Poelcapelle.
1918
The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Messines, The Battle of Bailleul, The First Battle of Kemmel Ridge, The Second Battle of Kemmel Ridge, The Battle of the Scherpenberg, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of Valenciennes.
11.11.1918 Ended the war at Leforest north of Douai, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
326 , ST GEORGES ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/08/1918
       
Aged
40
BORN HULL 1878. HIS WIFE GERTRUDE AND CHILDREN, LIVED AT 67 WINCOLMLEE, 35 NEWTON STREET, AND THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HIS MOTHER, LIVED AT 51 MADELEY STREET, HULL. A MEMBER OF THE HULL DISTRICT GARDENER SOCIETY. HE WORKED AS A LAMP LIGHTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. POSTED TO THE 2/5TH KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 01/08 […]
1 , PRYME STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL JAN 1892. SON OF MARK ATKINSON & MARGARET ANN OVERMAN (1862-1945), AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS AN OIL MILLER. THE FAMILY LIVED AT 23 QUEEN STREET HULL (1911 CENSUS), HE ENLISTED AT HULL. SERVED IN THE 5TH KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/03/1918, AGED 27. COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL. UNMARRIED. HIS A […]
13 , HULL ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/08/1915
       
Aged
27
BORN ANLABY COMMON, YORKSHIRE, 1888. THIRD SON OF GEORGE HENRY BRODDLE (1860-1926) & EMMA ELIZABETH BRODDLE, OF 13 HULL ROAD (CWGC ADDRESS). HE SERVED WITH 5TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 23/08/1915, AGED 27. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE ANLABY WW1 MEMORIAL, ST PETER'S CHURCHYARD, WILSON STREET, ANLABY. HIS DEATH […]
32 , MERSEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/06/1918
       
Aged
35
BORN HULL 1883. SON OF GEORGE & ELIZABETH BROWN, OF CHEETHAM, MANCHESTER. HUSBAND OF BLANCHE BROWN & CHILDREN AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ENLISTED IN HULL, AS PRIVATE, 26383, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 5TH KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 18/06/1918, AGED 35. BURIED AT ETRETAT CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, SEI […]
39 , VICTOR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/07/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN MARFLEET, HULL 1884. SON OF WILLIAM AND ELIZA GRANTHAM AT 91 CRAVEN STREET, HULL. HE LIVED AT 39 VICTOR STREET, HULL AND WAS EMPLOYED AS A MOULDER. HE ENLISTED AT DONCASTER. SERVED IN THE 1/5TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. HAD BEEN AT THE FRONT FOR FOUR MONTHS WHEN HE WAS BADLY WOUNDED, ON 01/07/1916. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, AT C […]
8 HOPWOOD TERRACE, BRIGHT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/07/1915
       
Aged
41
BORN HULL 1877. HE LEFT HULL TO LIVE IN PONTEFRACT, IN 1906. HE ENLISTED IN THE TERRITORIALS IN 1907. MARRIED MARY ELLEN MOSELY IN PONTERFACT, ON 19/12/1908. THEY LIVED IN PONTEFRACT AND THEN AT, 8 HOPWOOD TERRACE, BRIGHT STREET, HULL. HE WORKED AS A BRICKLAYER IN NEWINGTON. HIS SISTER LIVED AT 4 DIVISION ROAD, HULL. HE WAS WELL KNOWN AN […]
8 BEECH GROVE, DALTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/09/1918
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF JOHN & HARRIET JARVIS 1901 CENSUS ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL. EX 5005 EYR.
52 KINGSTON PLACE, WITHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 1883. SON OF FREDERICK & JANE LORD - 1891 ADDRESS. LIVED BELVEDERE, HORNSEA, DOW. LEFT
WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
19
Son of Frederick John Marson (1857-1926), and Sarah Ann Mitchell. He had seven brothers and sisters, living at 50 Cherry Terrace Lane Beverley Beverley, (1911 Census). William Tindell Marson was one of three brothers killed in the war. He enlisted in Beverley. Formerly, Private, 82028, T.R. Battalion. Transferred to the 5th King's O […]
18 , HEREFORD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/09/1918
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF EMMA CATHERINE NIELSON, 753 DAIRYCOATS. ON TRINITY NAVAL ROH. APPRENTICE SEAMAN. CERTIFICATED ON 18/03/1913. ENLISTED IN EYR. ATTACHED TO THE KOYLI. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 2/09/1918, AGED 26. BURIED AT VAULX HILL AUSTRALIAN FIELD AMBULANCE CEMETERY. THIS IS HIS PROBATE AND 1918 VOTERS ADDRESS. HE LEFT £93 IN HIS WILL TO […]
46 , STRICKLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/09/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF WILLIAM HENRY & JANE CATHERINE PETTY. HULL HEROES WEB SITE.
2 , RAYWELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/07/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. ENLISTED HULL. EX 82699 TR BN. SON OF EMMA S PORTER - 2 ANNS PLACE, WORSLEY ST & ABOVE. 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS.
1 STATION AVENUE, CANNING STREET, HULLEAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/03/1918
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1889. SON OF WILLIAM & MARY SMITH. ENLISTED HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 25642 EYR. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE 1/5TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 26/03/1918, 29. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIFE PHOEBE SMITH, AND SONS, SYDNEY AND SAMUEL, AT 1 STATION AVENUE, CANNING STREET, HULL AND EASINGTON. HE I […]
8 CHURCHILL CRESCENT, FLINTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
BORN HULL. ENLISTED GOOLE. SISTER LIVED ABOVE IN HULL.
HOLYROOD HOUSE, HEDON, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
36
BORN HEDON 1881. SON OF THE LATE JAMES WATSON (1848-1909) AND MARGARET YETTS RUTHERFORD (1855-1920), of HOLYROOD HOUSE, HEDON, HULL. SON OF A SOLICITOR OF MESSRS, WATSON, CARRICK & SONS, PARLIAMENT STREET, HULL. HE BELONGED TO A FAMILY WELL KNOWN IN HULL AND HOLDERNESS. HE WAS EDUCATED AND TRAINED FOR A MILITARY CAREER AND HAD SEEN S […]
14 SOMERSET TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/09/1918
       
Aged
18
Born Grimsby 1900. Son of John William Wrightham (1868-1947) and Jane Eliza Balch (1868-1941). Son of a Cooper. He had four brothers and one sister. Enlisted Hull. Served with the 5th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action, on 12/09/1918, aged 18. He is commemorated on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Unm […]