Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment 1st Battalion

The Regiment raised a total of 19 battalions and was awarded 58 Battle honours and 3 Victoria Crosses but lost 8,800 men who died during the course of the war.

1st Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Portsmouth as part of the9th brigade of the 3rd Division. (A contingent of The Bermuda Rifle Volunteer Corps of 2 Officers and 125 men also joined the Battalion.)
14.08.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre where the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1914
The Battle of Mons and the subsequent retreat, The Battle of Le Cateau, The Battle of the Marne, The Battle of the Aisne, The Battles of La Bassee and Messines, First Battle of Ypres.
During 1915
Winter Operations 1914-15, The First and Second Attack on Bellewaarde, The Actions of Hooge.
14.11.1915 Transferred to the 62nd Brigade of the 21st Division and again engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of Le Transloy.
During 1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The First and Third Battles of the Scarpe, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Second Battle of Passchendaele, The Cambrai Operations.
During 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 in France, Aymeries north of Aulnoye.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
29 Queens Avenue, Barton, Lincolnshire
       
Died on
22/07/1917
       
Aged
25
Private ATKINSON, C Service Number 6972 Died 22/07/1917 1st Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment Born Barton-on-Humber, 20/04/1892. Son of  Edmund Atkinson (1865-1917) and Hannah Maria Summers (1865-1920), of 29, Queens Avenue, Barton-on-Humber, Lincolnshire. He had five brothers and three sisters. He was a Professional Soldier serving with the […]
4 GRANTS TERRACE, SCARBOROUGH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/07/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF WILLIAM & ELIZABETH ATKINSON, AT THIS CWGC HULL ADDRESS. HE MARRIED ALICE EMMA AISTHORPE, AT ST ANDREWS CHURCH, GRIMSBY, ON 14/01/1916. HIS WIFE LIVED AT 42 CASTLE STREET, GRIMSBY. HE ENLISTED IN GRIMSBY, SERVING WITH THE 1ST LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON 14/07/1916, AGED 19, AT NO:9 GENERAL HOSPITAL, […]
, WALKER STREET AREA, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/04/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN CLEETHORPES 1897. ELDEST SON OF ALFRED & BETSY WHO ALSO LIVED IN CLEETHORPES, LINCS. ENLISTED 05/08/1914. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 4 INCHES TALL, 34 INCHEST CHEST OF 'FAIR' PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. DISCHARGED WITH BAD CHEST ON 17/02/1915, BUT RE-MOBILIZED FOR SERVICE. KILLED IN ACTION ON ON 11/04/1917, AGED 20. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE W […]
44 , PARK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/01/1915
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF WILLIAM ALEXANDER BIRRELL AND MARTHA ELLEN BIRRELL, OF 44 PARK STREET, HULL.(CWGC ADDRESS). SON AN ENGINEER. HE ENLISTED IN LIVERPOOL. SERVED AS A SERGEANT, IN THE 1ST LINCOLNSHIRE REGIEMENT. KILLED AT YPRES, ON 02/01/1915, AGED 28. COMMEMORATED ON THE MENIN GATE MEMORIAL. HIS BROTHER, 2ND LIEUTENANT, ALBERT BIRREL […]
232 , BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/08/1918
       
Aged
44
BORN HULL 1874. SON OF HENRY & JANE BLACKBURN. ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN BROTHERS, ALBERT & WILLIAM A BLACKBURN ANDFAMILY IN BRIGHTON. ENLISTED HULL. EX 190I LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 1ST LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 22/08/1918, AGED 44. BURIED IN FRANCE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 22/08/1919.
10 KINGSTON AVENUE, LIVERPOOL STREET, HULL, EAST RIDING, UK
       
Died on
29/08/1916
       
Aged
28
Born Hull, 1888. Son of Robert Edward Bratton (1856-1919) and Martha Ann Stennett (1859-1933). He played Half Back for West Hull Rugby Club and married the Jane Ellen Williams, the second daughter of Mr Williams, the Secretary of the Hull Recreation Amalgamation. They lived at , of 10 Kingston Avenue, Liverpool Street, Hull (pension Le […]
5 SPENCER BUILDINGS, GAINSBOROUGH, , LINCOLNSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/11/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1894. NEPHEW OF MARY JANE ROBINSON, 5 SPENCER BUILDINGS, MORTON, GAINSBOROUGH. WORKED AS AN IRON TURNER. ENLISTED AT GAINSBOROUGH, ON 24/06/1913. REGULAR SOLDIER WHEN WAR BEGAN. SERVED WITH THE 1ST LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON 28/11/1915, AGED 21, AT EASTBOURNE HOSPITAL. BURIED IN SUSSEX. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LE […]
13 NORWOOD GROVE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/02/1915
       
Aged
30
BORN BEVERLEY 1885. ENLISTED HULL. WIFE LILLY ABOVE - 1911 CENSUS. KILLED IN ACTION. DAIRYMAN
, SUNK ISLAND, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/06/1916
       
Aged
31
BORN WEETON, LEEDS 1885. SON OF LATE GEORGE COCKERLINE & LEAH (MALLETT), SUNK ISLAND, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 15616, 1ST LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 26/06/1916, AGED 31. BURIED ON THE SOMME. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "THY WILL BE DONE" NOTE COCKERLINE FAMILY AT 33 BOURNEMOUTH STREET, HULL.
6 , WASSAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/08/1914
       
Aged
25
BORN LINCOLN 1889. SON OF ALEXANDER RANDOLPH COLBY AND ELIZABETH FISH, OF 21 MORTON STREET. A FORMER TIMBER YARD WORKER, ON HESSLE ROAD. HE ENLISTED IN LINCOLN, ON 13/04/1907. SERVED SEVEN YEARS WITH THE 1ST LINCOLNS (FOUR YEARS IN INDIA). ARRIVED IN BELGIUM WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 8803, 1ST LINCOLNSHIRE […]
93 , DE LA POLE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/03/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN GREAT COATES GRIMSBY 11/01/1899. SON OF THOMAS DRURY COLLINGWOOD & HANNAH TAYLOR, OF 11 FOX STREET, SCUNTHORPE. SON OF A BLACKSMITH. EDUCATED AT ST JAMES SECONDARY SCHOOL, GRIMSBY. WAS A CORRESPONDENCE CLERK. ENLISTED IN THE LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT ON 27/02/1917 SCUNTHORPE. SERVED WITH THE BEF IN FRANCE FROM 13/02/1918. REPORTED MISSI […]
18 GRANVILLE AVENUE, WEST DOCK AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/02/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN 1895. SON OF JAMES & CHARLOTTE COLLINS OF 2 WEST DOCK STREET, HESSLE ROAD (CWGC ADDRESS). SERVED AS PRIVATE, 9618, 1ST LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, ON 13/08/1914. HE SAW ACTION AT THE 1ST AND 2ND BATTLES OF YPRES. HE WAS SHOT FOR DESERTION IN THE FIELD. ON 15TH FEBRUARY 1915, AGE […]
3 IVY VILLAS, ROSMEAD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/03/1918
       
Aged
39
BORN BRIGHTON, SUSSEX 1880. LIVED HULL. SON OF WILLIAM COWAN CURRIE & MARGARET MATHILDA DRYSDALE, 179 NEW BRIDGE ROAD, HULL. A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER SERVING WITH THE 17TH LANCERS. MARRIED MARIE ALLINE REVELL (1883-1961), ON 27/02/1907, AT COLABA, BOMBAY INDIA. HIS WIFE MARIE LIVED AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS IN HULL. HE SERVED AS A SECOND LI […]
117, Lovett Street., Cleethorpes, Lincs.
       
Died on
22/10/1914
       
Aged
30
Born Grimsby, 12/11/1886.  Son of Ernest John and Emily Donkersloot, of 61, Tunnard St., Grimsby; His father was from the Netherlands. Husband of Essie Donkersloot, of 117, Lovett St., Cleethorpes, Lincs. His name is listed on the Hull Gardener's Society War Memorial, at Hull Minster
, SCUNTHORPE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/04/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN ST GEORGES, HULL 1894.SON OF CHARLES AND THE LATE MARGARET GIBSON, 3 FRANCIS STREET, HULL. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HE LIVED IN SCUNTHORPE, LINCS. MARRIED. WIFE LIZZIE & SON JOHN. WAS A PLATE LAYER'S LABOURER. ENLISTED BEFORE THE WAR ON 28/08/1913. SENT TO FRANCE ON 13/08/1914. HOSPITALISED WITH FROSTBITE TO THE FEET. JOINED 2ND BN O […]
4 VICTORIA TERRACE, DRYPOOL, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/06/1919
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL, 1890. SON OF BIANCA MAUD ADELAIDE HUTSON HARRISON & JOHN THOMPSON HARRISON AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. DIED IN INDIA, ON 29/06/1919, AGED 29. HIS BROTHER FRED W HARRISON DIED IN AUSTRALIA IN 1919.
10 VICTORIA TERRACE, LORNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/07/1916
       
Aged
35
BORN HULL 1881. BELIEVED TO LIVE IN GAINSBOROUGH. NAME APPEARS ON THE ST CHARLES CHURCH MEMORIAL. NB: 3 HEADS SERVED FROM 75 SPRING STREET
1 CARTON PLACE, SOUTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/06/1915
       
Aged
30
BORN HULL 1885. SON OF FRED & ELIZA LEEMAN, OF PORTLAND PLACE, HULL. NEPHEW OF MRS CARRICK, 14 VICTORIA AVENUE, WELLSTED STREET, HULL, WHERE HE RESIDED. A REGULAR SOLDIER. HE ENLISTED IN GRIMSBY. SERVED WITH THE 1ST LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 20/06/1915, AGED 30. HIS DEATH AND PHOTOGRAPH WERE REPORTED IN THE HULL DAIL […]
BRIGG ROAD, BARTON UPON HUMBER, , NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
14/09/2014
       
Aged
37
Son of Walter Leeman; husband of Ellen Leeman, of Brigg Rd., Barton-on-Humber.
, GRIMSBY, , NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/12/1918
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1889. LIVED GRIMSBY. ENLISTED LINCOLN. DIED AS POW IN GERMANY.