Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Battalion

1st Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Karachi, India then moved to Aden, Yemen.
Dec 1914 Embarked for England arriving at Avonmouth in 02.01.1915 and moved to Nuneaton to join the 86th Brigade of the 29th Division.
16.03.1915 Embarked for Gallipoli via Alexandria and Mudros.
25.04.1915 Landed at Gallipoli and the Division engaged in actions at the Battles for Krithia and the Achi Baba heights on the Gallipoli Peninsula.
02.01.1916 Evacuated to Egypt due to the severe casualties from combat, disease and harsh weather.
Mar 1916 Embarked for France landing at Marseilles on the 29.03.1916 and the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including; The Battle of Albert, The Battle of the Transloy Ridges.
During 1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Second and Third Battles of the Scarpe, The Battle of Langemarck, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle, The Battle of Cambrai.
During 1918
The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Messines, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of Bailleul, The Action of Outtersteene Ridge, The capture of Ploegsteert and Hill 63, The Battle of Ypres, The Battle of Courtrai.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in Belgium, Moen S.E. of Courtrai.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
6 LEO TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/06/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF JOHN HENRY BLAYDON (1856-1929) & MARY HANNAH SHARP (1862-1904) OF HESSLE AND HULL. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN AND FOUR SONS, THREE OF WHICH DIED IN THE WAR. A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER, LIKE HIS BROTHERS, AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. HE ENLISTED IN MANCHESTER. LIVED WITH HIS SISTER MRS SMITH AT 6 LEO TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, H […]
1 NORTHFIELD, HESSLE, HESSLE, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
17/10/1918
       
Aged
25
BORN WILLERBY 1893. SON OF ANNIE ELIZABETH KENNINGTON (1857-1926) & WILLIAM HENRY COLLISHAW (1853-1904) OF 1 NORTHFIELD, HESSLE. SON OF A GARDNER. YOUNGEST OF FOUR BROTHERS, WHO ALL SERVED IN THE WAR. A BRUSH MAKER. HE ENLISTED IN HESSLE. FORMERLY, GUNNER, 140775, ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY. HE TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 26166, 18TH AND 1ST […]
, WARRINGTON, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
07/11/1915
       
Aged
18
BORN WARRINGTON 1897. RESIDED IN HULL ACCORDING TO SOLDIERS DIED RECORDS. SON OF PATRICK & MARGARET LYDON OF 25 HOWLEY LANE, WARRINGTON. A BAKER'S ASSISTANT. HE ENLISTED IN BURY, LANCASHIRE. SERVED WITH THE 1ST LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. MARRIED MARION CADDEN AT HULL IN 1915. SERVED AT GALLIPOLI. DIED OF NO 17 GENERAL HOSPITAL, MALTA, ON 07/1 […]
, BOLTON, , LANCASHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/05/1915
       
Aged
39
BORN HULL 1876. ENLISTED HORWICH, LANCS. SON OF JOHNATHAN & EMILY MORRIS, HORWICH, BOLTON
25 HUMBER ROAD, PATRINGTON, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/11/1915
       
Aged
25
BORN WELWICK, NEAR PATRINGTON, YORKS 1890. ENLISTED HULL. BURIED AT ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, EGYPT.
, ST GEORGE'S ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
15/04/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN SOUTHWARK, SURREY, 11/02/1890. SON OF BENJAMIN SKIDMORE (1864-1920) & EMMA DUNNING (1865-1897). A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER - 1911 CENSUS. HE ENLISTED IN LONDON. SERVED IN INDIA. PROMOTED TO CORPORAL, WITH THE 1ST LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 15/04/1917, AGED 27. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW, IVY CASS. HIS NAME I […]
, MANCHESTER, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/08/1915
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1893. ENLISTED MANCHESTER.
14 DERBY TERRACE, CLARENDON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
25/04/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN BELFAST 1894. HUSBAND OF EDITH HARRISON WHO HE MARRIED IN HULL IN 1914. THEY LIVED AT 14 DERBY TERRACE, CLARENDON STREET, HULL, AND HAD A SON NAMED ALEXANDER. HE ENLISTED MANCHESTER. WHILE WORKING IN OLDHAM POOR HOUSE. SERVED AS A LANCE CORPORAL IN THE 1ST LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. KILLED IN ACTION ON 25/04/1917, AGED 23. HIS DEATH WA […]