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
28 , MERSEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
13/04/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN SOUTHAMPTON 17/10/1891. SON OF SAMUEL McHARD (1866-1946) & ELIZABETH CALLAGHAN (1868-1936), OF 28 MERSEY STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HIS PARENTS WERE SCOTTISH. HIS FATHER WAS A SHIP YARD COULKER, WHO WORKED IN IRELN AND AT BARROW ON FURNESS BEFORE ARRIVING IN HULL. ANDREW MARRIED AT MAIDENHAED IN 1915. HIS WIFE HILDA ETHEL EMM […]
107 , CAMPBELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/04/1917
       
Aged
30
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF EDMUND JAMES MORCOMBE (1857-1934) & MARY JANE REYNOLDS (1859-1929), OF 107 , CAMPBELL STREET, HULL & 32 BELLBROOKE PLACE, LEEDS. ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN. HE WAS A SINGLE MAN. EMPLOYED AS A TAILOR & CUTTER. HE ENLISTED IN LEEDS. EX PRIVATE, 655 WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 38492, […]
27 NAYLORS ROW, DRYPOOL, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 1882. SON OF SAMUEL & MARGARET MOSS, OF 22, WENTWORTH STREET, HULL. AN OIL MILLER. HE WORKED AT WATERLOO CAKE MILLS. MARRIED MINNIE, AT HULL, IN 1910. THEY LIVED AT 10 STRAWBERRY STREET, DRYPOOL, HULL (HDM ADDRESS 23/10/1916,) AND NAYLORS ROW, DRYPOOL (HDM & WAR PENSION ADDRESS 25/09/1917), WITH HIS TWO SONS, JOHN THO […]
3 COOK'S COURT, HODGSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/10/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 25/06/1889. SON OF MICHAEL O'CONNER (1851-1908) AND MARY DONNELLY (1855-1920). ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. EMPLOYED AS A BOILERMAKER. HE MARRIED ALICE MAY FOSTER, AT SCULCOATES, HULL, IN DECEMBER, 1907. HIS WIFE ALICE, SON AND DAUGHTER, LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FACED A COURT MARTIAL FOR DESERTION, IN HULL, ON 14/ […]
75 GEORGE STREET, GOOLE, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/03/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 14/04/1889. ELDEST SON OF THE LATE FREDERICK AND ELLEN ROBINSON - 75 GEORGE STREET, GOOLE. EDUCATED AT GOOLE BOARD SCHOOL. WORKED AS A LABOURER IN WEBSTER AND BICKERTON YARD. ENLISTED IN THE 1ST KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. SERVED IN CHINA FOR SIX YEARS, COMPLETING HIS COLOUR SERVICE IN JANUARY 1914. RE-JOINED FROM THE A […]
80 , SELBY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/10/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. OLDEST SON OF ALBERT & ELLEN ELIZA SALES AT 10 WILLIAM STREET, HULL AND THIS ADDRESS. HE HAD A YOUNGER BROTHER ALBERT AND SISTER, MINNIE MAY. ENLISTED HULL. EX. 2875, EYR. TRANSFERRED TO THE KOYLI. PROMOTED TO LANCE CORPORL. KILLED IN ACTION, 24/10/1918, AGED 18. UNMARRIED. HIS WILL AND ARMY PENSION WENT TO FATHER ALBERT. […]
17 , CHURCH LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/10/1917
       
Aged
36
BORN 1881. ENLISTED YORK. BROTHER OF MR ALBERT SHAW OF 7 , CHURCH LANE, HULL . (CWGC ADDRESS). KILLED IN ACTION, ON 04/10/1917, AGED 36. COMMEMORATED ON THE TYNE COT MEMORIAL, BELGIUM. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS THREE BROTHERS, GEORGE, DAVID AND ALBERT.
CLEVELAND STREET, MILE END, TOWER HAMLETS, LONDON, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF MR & MRS CHARLES SMITH, OF CLEVELAND STREET, MILE END, LONDON.  A NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY WORKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 4128 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 9TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTON, ON 16/09/1916, AGED 20. COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, FRANCE […]
106 , GREAT THORNTON ST, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/09/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. SON OF JAMES WILLIAM WHITE AND MARTHA HENRIETTA WRIGHT, AT 5 NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, HULL (1911 CENSUS). ENLISTED HULL. EX 13003, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 9TH KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 09/09/1918, AGE 18. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER JAMES W. WHITE.
18 NEVILLE'S TERRACE, VAUXHALL GROVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
44
BORN HULL, 1872. SON OF JAMES WRIGHT AND CAROLINE SMITH. EX DOCK LABOURER. SINGLE MAN. LIVED AT 18 NEVILLE'S TERRACE, VAUXHALL GROVE, HULL WITH HIS MOTHER (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 4016, EYR. HIS ARMY RECORDS STATE THAT HE WAS BORN IN GLASGOW. THE CENSUS RECORDS STATE THAT HE WAS BORN IN HULL. HE SER […]