The Regiment raised 22 Battalions in total during the course of World War I and saw action on the Western Front, Macedonia and Italy, winning 60 battle honours including 7 Victoria Crosses. The regiment lost 12,840 men who were killed during the course of the war.
7 SYDENHAM VILLAS, STANLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF WILLIAM & ADA BOYES, THIS ADDRESS AND LATER 395 WINCOLMLEE. (HDM 26/9/19). FORMERLY PRIVATE IN THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT AND RIFLEMAN IN THE QUEEN WESTMINSTER RIFLES. BEFORE ENLISTING, HE WAS EMPLOYED BY WILLIAM HARLAND, DRAPERS, CHARIOT STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN 1914 AND HAD SERVED FOR FOUR YEARS. HE W […]
8, De Grey Terrace, Anlaby Road, Hull
Born Aston, Warwick, 14/04/1895. Third Son of Sarah and Edward William White, of 8, De Grey Terrace, Anlaby Road, Hull (War Pension address). He had three brothers and three sisters. Worked as an Electrical Engineer. Enlisted Birmingham, on 29/08/1914. Served in the 7th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps. Posted to France, on 19/05/1915. Kill […]