Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

2nd Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Dover as part of the 12th Brigade of the 4th Division.
20.08.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1914
The Battle of Le Cateau, The Battle of the Marne, The Battle of the Aisne, The Battle of Messines 1914.
Dec 1914 This Battalion took part in the Christmas Truce of 1914
During 1915
The Second Battle of Ypres.
04.11.1915 The 12th Brigade was transferred to 36th Division until 03.02.1916.
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Le Transloy.
During 1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Third Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle, The First Battle of Passchendaele.
During 1918
The First Battle of Arras 1918, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of Bethune, The Advance in Flanders, The Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Drocourt-Queant, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of Valenciennes.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Artres South of Valenciennes.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
16 PASTURE TERRACE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/03/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN BEVERLEY 1899. SON OF CHARLES ANDREWS & LOUISA CLARA ANDREWS, OF BEVERLEY. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. HE SERVED WITH THE 2ND LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 30/03/1918. AGED 19. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE DIVIDED BETWEEN HIS BROTHERS, JOHN, AND JOSEPH, AND SISTERS, HILDA, MARY AND IVY
114 WYNDCLIFFE ROAD, LONDON, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
11/04/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN LAMBETH GREEN, SURREY 02/05/1894. LIVED IN HULL. ENLISTED LONDON. SON OF EDWARD JAMES BOWRING (1868-1932) & MATILDA ELIZABETH FOX (1868-1923), OF 114 WYNDCLIFFE ROAD, LONDON, LAMBETH, GREATER LONDON, (1911 CENSUS). HE HAD FOUR BROTHERS AND ONE SISTER. WAS EMPLOYED AS AN ELECTRICAL MECHANIC. HE ENLISTED IN LONDON, SERVED WITH THE […]
135 , SHARP STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/04/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL JANUARY 1899. ON HULL MEMORIALS. YOUNGEST SON OF WILLIAM COLDBRIDGE & RACHEL COOK - 3 GRAFTON STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 20/04/1918, AGED 19. BURIED AT MONT-BERNANCHON BRITISH CEMETERY, GONNEHEM, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE. UNMARRIED, HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT T […]
17 MONA TERRACE, CAVE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/10/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF WALTER JAMES COOPER & KATE COOPER, AT THIS ADDRESS AND 1 THE AVENUE, PARK STREET, HULL. HE WORKED AS A POST OFFICE MESSENGER IN HULL (1911 CENSUS). HE MOVED TO CHORLTON-CUM-HARDY, LANCS. ENLISTED IN SALFORD, LANCASHIRE. SERVED WITH THE 2ND LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 23/10/1916, AGED 19. HIS ARMY EFF […]
138 , FRANCIS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN BOLTON, LANCASHIRE, 1891. ELDEST SON OF WILLIAM DAVENPORT AND MARTHA AINSWORTH, OF 24 JOSEPH LEE STREET, BOLTON. SECOND OF EIGHT CHILDREN. A PAWN BROKER'S ASSISTANT. HE ENLISTED AT BURY, IN 1909. SERVED WITH THE MANCHESTER REGIMENT AND LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS AS A REGULAR SOLDIER. AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR HE WAS APPOINTED AS DRILL INSTRU […]
147A , COLTMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/10/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1900. ELDEST SON OF WILLIAM & MATILDA JACKSON, OF 3 MAREHAM AVENUE, ENA STREET, HULL & THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN. HE WAS A NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY WORKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 57631, 2ND LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, AT CAMBRAI, ON 26/10/1918, AGED 18 . HE WAS UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY […]
, MANCHESTER, NORTH WEST ENGLAND, LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
14/09/1914
       
Aged
38
ALIAS THOMAS MALE. BORN HULL 1876. LIVED MANCHESTER. ENLISTED MANCHESTER. LEFT WIFE LILY MALE & SON BENJAMIN. SERVED IN THE BOER WAR. HULL ADDRESS UNTRACED. HE IS BURIED AT LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, SEINE-ET-MARNE, FRANCE
130 , DIVISION ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/10/1915
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF JOHN & REBECCA A MANLEY, ABOVE 1901 & THEN LIVED IN MANCHESTER. ON ST CHARLES CHURCH MEMORIAL.
Died on
07/07/1915
       
Aged
42
A reservist, who served in South Africa with the Kin's Own Royal Lancasters. He lived in Hull and worked in Manchester as a builder. Reported killed on 07/07/1915, aged 42. he left a widow and three children. at this Hull address. His death was reported in the Hull daily Mail, on 23/08/1915. *
36 HERBERT STREET, BLACKLEY, MANCHESTER, LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 30/01/1895. SON OF WILLIAM AND ELLEN WARRELL, BLACKLEY MANCHESTER. EDUCATED AT MOSTON SCHOOL. ENSLISTED IN THE 6TH MANCHESTER REGIMENT, ON 09/02/1915, IN WHICH HE ACTED AS A MACHINE GIN INSTRUCTOR. GAZETTED TO THE 5TH LANCASHIRER FUSILIERS, ON 05/08/1916. ATTACHED TO THE 2ND BATTALION, AND PROCEEDED TO FRANCE IN JANUARY 1917. T […]
73 , BRUNSWICK AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/04/1917
       
Aged
34
Born Hull 1883.  Third son of George Walter West and Alice Ann West, of 73 Brunswick Avenue. Hull. his father was a sewer foreman for the Council's works department. Husband of Annie N West (nee Johnson), of 7 Brunswick Avenue, Hull (HDM 27/04/1917). A city Engineer's Bricklayer, working in West Hull. He enlisted in Hull. Served as a Se […]