Regiment: Lincolnshire Regiment 8th Battalion

8th (Service) Battalion
Sept 1914 Formed at Lincoln as part of the Third New Army (K3) and then moved to Halton Park, Tring as part of the 21st Brigade of the 21st Division and then moved to Leighton Buzzard.
April 1915 Moved back to Halton Park and then Witley.
10.09.1915 Mobilised for war landed at Boulogne and the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1915
The Battle of Loos
08.07.1916 Transferred to the 63rd Brigade of the 37th Division and continued to engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1916
The Battle of the Ancre.
During 1917
The First and Second Battles of the Scarpe, The Battle of Arleux, The Battle of Pilkem Ridge, The Battle of the Menin Road Ridge, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle, The First Battle of Passchendaele.
During 1918
The Battle of the Ancre, The Battle of the Albert, The Battle of Havrincourt, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of Cambrai, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Neuville S.W. of Le Quesnoy.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
19 , GRANGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/04/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN GRIMSBY 1899. SON CHARLES & SUSANNAH BAXTER - 10 LILY'S TERRACE, FINSBURY STREET -1911. ADDRESS - HDM 9/5/18.
Macauley Street, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UK
       
Died on
20/04/1917
       
Aged
26
Born Hull, 1891. Known as Robt Bell, Son of John Bell (1861-1914) and Martha Dixon(1864-1937). He had five brothers and five sisters. He enlisted in Grimsby, where he worked as a dock labourer. Served as Private,  12546, 8th Bn. Lincolnshire Regiment. Died 20/04/1917, aged 26. He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial. His army effects […]
76 , LOWGATE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/07/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN GRANTHAM, LINCS, 1897. SON OF WILLIAM & MARY CALTON LEE, DUDLEY HOUSE, DUDLEY ROAD, GRANTHAM & 76 , LOWGATE, HULL. THE SEVENTH OF EIGHT CHILDREN. SERVED AS SECOND LIEUTENAT, IN THE 8TH LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 31/07/1917, AGED 19. HE LEFT £543 TO HIS FATHER WILLIAM AND ELDEST BROTHER, ROTHWELL LEE (BOTH MERC […]
6 HOPE AVENUE, CORNWALL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/05/1916
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1879. WIDOW FLORENCE MOORE. SON OF JOHN & ALICE MOORE. DIED OF WOUNDS
41 VICARAGE, ST MARKS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/12/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN GLENTHAM, LINCS. ENLISTED LINCOLN. LIVED HULL. SON OF GEORGE & MARY ANN PARKIN.
LORDS LANE, BARROW ON HUMBER, , NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/04/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1897. ONLY SON OF JOHN THOMAS RAYTON (1871-1906) & ANN ELIZABETH LAMMING (1869-), OF LORD'S LANE, BARROW ON HUMBER. HE HAD TWO SISTERS, EDITH AND DORIS. WORKED AS A SHIP BUILDER'S ERRAND BOY AND THEN AS A "CRANE LAD" ON THE GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY. HE ENLISTED AT HULL, ON THE 24TH JULY 1916 AND SERVED WITH THE 8TH LINCOLNS. […]
RAILWAY INN, THORPE ON HILL, NORTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE, EAST MIDLANDS
       
       
Died on
13/10/1915
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF SAMUEL STOCKS (1852-1925) & MARTHA HEMPSALL (1857-1935), OF RAILWAY INN, THORPE ON HILL, LINCOLNSHIRE. SON OF AN INNKEEPER. HE WORKED AS A RAILWAY PORTER. HE ENLISTED IN LINCOLN. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 11741, 8TH LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 13/10/1915, AGED 22. UNMARRIED HE LEFT SIBLINGS, EDITH MARY AN […]
198 , BLENHEIM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/02/1917
       
Aged
35
BORN KILLINGHOLME, 14.6.1881. WIFE MARY ALICE WISEMAN & 5 CHILDREN ABOVE. SON OF ROBERT & EMMA, SOUTH KILLINGHOLME. HULL HEROES WEB SITE.