Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI), 9th Battalion

9th & 10th (Service) Battalion
Sept 1914 Both formed at Pontefract as part of the Third New Army (K3) and then moved to Berkhamsted to join the 64th Brigade of the 21st Division and then moved to Halton Park, Tring.
Nov 1914 Moved to Maidenhead.
April 1915 Returned to Halton Park and then on Witley.
Sept 1915 Mobilised for war and landed in France and engaged in various actions on the Western front including;
1915
The Battle of Loos (the Division suffered severe 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.
13.02.1918 The 10th disbanded in France. The 9th continued to engaged in various actions;
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 moving to Limont Fontaine N.E. of Aulnoye, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
SOUTH PARADE, LEVEN, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN EAST MERSEA, ESSEX 1897. ONLY SON OF CHARLES HENRY & LUCY ANN APPLEBY, OF SOUTH PARADE, LEVEN, (1911 CENSUS ADDRESS). ENLISTED DRIFFIELD. EX 3213 YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION 16/09/1916, AGED 19. HIS BODY WAS NEVER FOUND. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS FATHER. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVA […]
22 , REDBOURNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/12/1916
       
Aged
40
BORN HULL 1876. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF THE LATE THOMAS & ELIZA BOYLE. LISTED IN ST BARNABAS BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE
129 WHARNCLIFFE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/04/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. ONLY SON OF EMMANUEL & ELIZABETH BROOKS OF 129 WHARNCLIFFE STREET, HULLS. AN APPRENTICE BUTCHER AT MARKET HALL, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. HE WAS CALLED UP IN JUNE 1917 AND HAD ONLY BEEN IN FRANCE FOR A MONTH WHEN HE WAS KILLED ON 21/04/1918, AGED 18. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL , ON 22/05/1918
4 Charlotte Street, Hull
       
Died on
22/04/1918
       
Aged
27
Son of Samuel and Agnes Burges, of Froxfield, Woburn, Beds. Husband of Mrs May Burges, of 4 Charlotte Street, Hull. He was the Store Manager of Fabricotti's, Dock Street, Hull. Served as a Sergeant, in the 9th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action, on 22/04/1918, aged 27. His death was reported in the Hull Daily Mail, […]
171 , BLENHEIM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/08/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN ROTHERHAM 1896. ONLY SON OF CHARLES AND MARIA CARD, OF 81 HENLY GROVE ROAD, ROTHERHAM. A FORMER MINER. HE ENLISTED AT HARROGATE. SERVED IN THE 9TH KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. DIED OF WOUNDS, AS A PRISONER OF WAR, ON 25/08/1918, AGED 22. HE HAD MARRIED EDITH C MASON, IN HULL, IN 1918. HIS WIFE EDITH, BABY, AND MOTHER IN LAW L […]
140 , HESSLE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/04/1918
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 03/01/1893. ONLY SON OF LEWIS CHADWICK (1867-1947) & ELIZABETH CHADWICK (1869-1938), OF 'OAK VILLA', HULL ROAD, HESSLE. BROTHER TO MABEL CHADWICK (1891-1980). HIS WIFE, RUTH, LIVED AT 140 HESSLE ROAD (1918 MILITARY VOTERS ADDRESS) AND 5 CLOVELLY AVENUE, DE LA POLE AVENUE HULL (HDM 22/09/1919). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, […]
86 , KENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
37
BORN BARTON 1879. SON OF HUTTON AND SOPHIA CHAMBERS OF 75 CLIFTON STREET, HULL. SON OF A CORN MERCHANT CLERK. HE WAS EMPLOYED BY THE LONDON & MANCHESTER INSURANCE COMPANY.  HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX 5486, YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 34867, 9TH KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. HE WAS KILLED AT THE SOMME, ON 16/09/1916 […]
6 COTTAGE, MOXON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
12/02/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF FRED AND MARY JANE DAVIDSON, OF 6 COTTAGE, MOXON STREET, HULL (HDM 05/05/1917). A CARTER FOR THE HULL CORPORATION AND RAILWAY WORKER. HIS HOME WAS 3 VINE TERRACE, BARNSLEY STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. JOINING THE 9TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. HE WAS WOUNDED IN 1915 (HDM 29/05/1915). KILLED IN ACTIO […]
10 VICTORIA TERRACE, LORNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/10/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF JOSEPH & ISABEL DAWSON, OF 11 WALTER'S TERRACE, NORNABELL STREET, HOLDERNESS ROAD. SON OF A LIGHTERMAN. ELDEST OF FIVE CHILDREN. EMPLOYED AS A DUSTMAN. HIS WIFE FLORENCE CROWTHER (FORMERLY DAWSON), LIVED AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 02/09/1914, AGED 22 YEARS AND 10 DAYS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 7 INCH […]
, DRIFFIELD, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
28/01/1916
BORN DRIFFIELD. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 13394, 9TH KING'SOWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 28/01/1916. BURIED AT CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES, NORD, FRANCE.
, DONCASTER, , SOUTH YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. LIVED IN DONCASTER. SON OF HARRY & MARTHA HARSLEY, OF 10 CALTON ROAD, DONCASTER. HIS WIFE HELEN, LIVED AT  205 WHEATLEY LANE, DONCASTER. HE ENLISTED AT DONCASTER. SERVED WITH THE 9TH KING'SOWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED ON 01/07/1916, AGED 25. COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, TO THE MISSING ON THE SOMME.
MAIN STREET, THEARNE, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
18
BORN TICKTON 1899. SON OF WILLIAM AND ALICE ANN JOBSON, OF MAIN STREET, THEARNE, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 3217, YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 9TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 16/09/1916, AGED 18. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE WOODMANSEY. THEARNE. BEVERLEY PA […]
17 MARY'S TERRACE, ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. ELDEST SON OF WILLIAM & MARIA RUFFORD JOHNSON AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE WAS A FORMER CARRIAGE CLEANER WITH THE NER IN HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, SERVED WITH THE 10TH KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON THE 1ST JULY 1916, AGED 23. HE LEFT A BROTHER ERNEST LEOPOLD JOHNSON AND SISTERS, ALICE AND CLARA […]
7 ALEXANDRA TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM JUDE (1871-1958) & MARY ANN JUDE (1872-1963), OF THIS 1901 CENSUS ADDRESS. SON OF A BREWER. THE FAMILY LIVED IN BEVERLEY AND LIVERSEDGE, YORKSHIRE. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. AN IRON SPINNER CALKER. HE ENLISTED AT CLECKHEATON, DEWSBURY. SERVED IN THE 9TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. WAS KILLED IN AC […]
59 , REGENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/10/1917
       
Aged
39
BORN HULL 1878. WIFE ADA LARRARD, OF 59 , REGENT STREET, HULL. SON OF THOMAS AND AMY LARRARD. HE WAS WOUNDED IN THE RIGHT ARM BY SHELL FIRE, ON THE 4TH OCTOBER, CARRYING A WOUNDED OFFICER TO THE DRESSING STATION. HIS ARM HAD TO BE AMPUTATED AT BOULOGNE GENERAL HOSPITAL.  HE DIED OF HEART FAILURE TWO DAYS AFTER THE OPERATION, ON 10/10/1 […]
BELMONT TERRACE, THORNE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/04/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN THORNE 1895. SON OF WILLIAM HENRY & EMMA (TUKE), OF THORNE, NEAR DONCASTER, YORKSHIRE. A BUTCHERS ASSISTANT. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX. PRIVATE, 22371 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE9TH KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 26/04/1918, AGED 22. HE IS COMMEMORATED AT TYNE COT CEMETERY. SOLDIERS DIED RECO […]
2 CARLISLE TERRACE, FERRIES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN YORK 1896. SON OF ALFRED & JANE ANN LUPTON. WIFE IVY (TATE) ABOVE IN HULL. HULL HEROES WEBSITE. DIED OF WOUNDS.
1 OAK VILLAS, DIVISION ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
26/04/1918
       
Aged
30
BORN STOCKPORT, CHESHIRE 1888. SON OF THOMAS & MARTHA MADDOCK. LEFT MRS HARDY AT THIS ADDRESS. ENLISTED PONTEFRACT. A REGULAR SOLDIER WHEN WAR BEGAN. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 15/01/1915. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 8804, 9TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 26/04/1918, AGED 30. COMMEMORATED ON THE TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO […]
, NORWOOD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF JOSEPH & ANNIE G. MARSH. SERVED WITH THE KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, 1ST JULY 1916, AGED 23. HE WAS RECORDED AS KILLED ON THE NORWOOD STREET, ROLL OF HONOUR, (HDM 27/10/1916). HE IS ALSO LISTED ON HULL'S BARNSLEY STREET MEMORIAL.
28 , MERSEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
13/04/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN SOUTHAMPTON 1891. SON OF SAMUEL & ELIZABETH McHARD, OF 28 MERSEY STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HIS PARENTS WERE SCOTTISH. HIS WIFE HILDA McHARD, LIVED AT 25 MOFFAT STREET, MAIDENHEAD, BERKSHIRE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVING WITH THE 9TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. HE WAS KILLED AT THE SOMME, ON 13/04/1916. AGED 26. BURIE […]