Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers 1/6th Battalion

1/4th 1/5th & 1/6th Battalion Territorial Force
04.08.1914 1/4th stationed at Hexham, the 1/5th stationed at Walker, Newcastle-on-Tyne and the 1/6th stationed at Northumberland Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne, both part of the Northumberland Brigade of the Northumbrian Division, on Tyne Defences.
April 1915 Mobilised for war and Landed in France where the formation became 149th Brigade of the 50th Division and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1915
The Battle of St Julien, The Battle of Frezenburg Ridge, The Battle of Bellewaarde Ridge.
1916
The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of the Transloy Ridges.
1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Capture of Wancourt Ridge, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Actions at the Somme Crossings, The Battle of Rosieres, The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of the Aisne.
15.07.1918 Reduced to cadre and moved to defend Lines of Communication in the Dieppe area.
16.08.1918 Transferred to the 118th Brigade of the 39th Division which supervised American Troop training.
10.11.1918 All Disbanded.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
53, REDBOURNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK, 1897. ONLY SON AND STEP SON OF ROBERT LEGGETT (1879-1946) & SUSANNAH ELIZABETH CROME (1877-1952), AT 4, MINNIES TERRACE, ROSAMOND STREET AND 53, REDBOURNE STREET (CWGC & WAR PENSION ADDRESS). ERRAND BOY. HE ENLISTED IN THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS, IN YORK. PROMOTED TO CORPORAL. DIED ON 27/05/1918, AGED […]
28 , BRINDLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/03/1918
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF JOHN BELL (1845-1917) & SARAH BELL (1848-1918), AT THIS ADDRESS. THE FAMILY HAD ALSO LIVED AT BRIGHT STREET (1891) AND 24 FIELD STREET (1901). A FORMER CLERK AT RANK FLOUR MILL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS AS PRIVATE, 6762, 7953, AND 267407. HE WAS KILLED ON THE SOMME, DURING THE GERMA […]
64 , HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/10/1916
       
Aged
38
BORN ROTHWELL, YORKS 24/02/1878, SON OF JOHN (1855-1950) AND FANNY BERRIDGE (1855-1950), OF ROTHWELL. A COAL MINER (1911 CENSUS) AND EX RECKITT'S WORKER. HE EMIGRATED TO AUSTRALIA IN 1901. RETURNED TO ENGLAND. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 5TH & 6TH BATTALION OF THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 01/10/1916, A […]
1 RICHMOND TERRACE, ARGYLE STREET, ANLABY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
36
BORN TIPPERARY, 04/07/1880. SON OF HANNAH TIERNEY (1848-1923) & JOHN BILLETT (1847-1917). MARRIED FRANCES RACHEL PLOUGHER, AT HULL IN 1916. THEY LIVED AT 1 RICHMOND TERRACE, ARGYLE STREET, ANLABY ROAD, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE WAS A CROSS BEARER AS A BOY AT ST CHARLES CHURCH, HULL. FORMERLY EMPLOYED AT THE NEPTUNE HOTEL AND BUT […]
KIRKHOLME COTTAGES, PRESTON, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
36
BORN PRESTON, HULL 1880. SON OF GEORGE AND MARY ANN CLARKSON, KIRKHOLME COTTAGE, PRESTON, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE SERVED IN THE NAVY AND WAS BOARDED IN BROUGH (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IAT BEVERLEY. SERVED IN THE 5TH & 6TH BATTALION OF NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, AT THE SOMME, ON 16/09/1916, AGED 36. HE LEFT £306 IN […]
21 , CECIL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/12/1916
       
Aged
40
BORN HULL 1876. SON OF ELIZABETH ANN GIBSON. HUSBAND OF ALICE & 2 DAUGHTERS (ALICE & GLADYS) LIVED HOLDERNESS ROAD. FISH BUYER.  SERVED WITH THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. DIED ON 23/12/1916, AGED 40. HE IS BURIED AT STANLEY (ST. THOMAS) CHURCHYARD, DURHAM, UK.
3 BOWER'S TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
26/10/1917
       
Aged
20
Born Hull 1897. Eldest son of George Henry Glew and Mary Hannah Glew, of 3, Bower's Terrace, Waterloo Street, Hull. Third of eight children. He was employed at a wholesale newsagents on Waterloo Street and was working for the Brittania Oil Mills, when war began. He enlisted in Hull on 05/08/1914, aged 17 years and 34 days and served w […]
13 , WYKE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
34
BORN PATRINGTON 1882. SON OF SMITH & LYDIA. BROTHER JACK IN FRANCE, SISTER ANNIE & BROTHER IN LAW ARTHUR ROWSON.
244 PARK ROW, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN COTTINGHAM, 1893. FIFTH SON OF WILLIAM FISHER HARRISON (1854-1932) AND ANNIE ALVIN HARRISON (1858-1909), AT 108 NORTHGATE, HESSLE, AND 244 PARK ROW, COTTINGHAM, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN. EMPLOYED AS A GARDENER. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SERVED WITH THE 1/6TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. REPORTED WOUNDED AND MISSIN […]
WESTGATE HOUSE, HORNSEA, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/07/1917
       
Aged
46
BORN CHADDLEWORTH, BERKSHIRE 1871. SON OF JOHN HEDLEY (1830-1866) & ANN COLLEY. HE MARRIED AT NEWCASTLE IN 1900. HIS WIFE ADA MARIE BAINBRIDGE AND TWO CHILDREN (JOAN AND JOHN) LIVED IN HORNSEA. HE WAS AN INLAND REVENUE DISTRICT VALUER AND MASONIC MEMBER. AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR HEDLEY WAS ATTACHED TO THE TERRITORIALS AND WENT TO FRANC […]
55 , MAYFIELD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/10/1916
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 1882. SON OF WILLIAM KIRBY & REBEKAH ANN (LEADLEY). HULL HEROES WEBSITE.
15 WAXHOLME ROAD, WITHERNSEA, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF FREDERICK AND CLARA ALICE LANGHORNE, OF 15, WAXHOLME ROAD, WITHERNSEA, HULL. SON OF A HUMBER MERCHANT CLERK. HE HAD ONE BROTHER AND TWO SISTERS. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED WITH THE 6TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/05/1918, AGED 21. HIS ARMY EFFECTS  WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER, FREDERICK. H […]
32 SEATON STREET, FOUNTAIN ROAD, HULL, UK
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
29
Born Hull 1887. Only son of Frederick Mace (1854-1922) and Rose Ann Bolton (1857-1938). He had one sister, Alice. Worked for Messrs. CH Pickles, Wholesale Newsagents, at 17 Jarret Street, Hull. Lived with his mother at 32 Seaton Street, Fountain Road, Hull (War Pension Address). He was a shop assistant before the war (1911 Census) He […]
71, LABURNUM AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/09/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF JAMES HARDWICK MARTIN & KATE LETTY (GILYON), AT 71, LABURNUM AVENUE, HULL CWGC ADDRESS). A PLUMBERS APPRENTICE. HE ENLISTED, NEWCASTLE. DIED OF WOUNDS, 02/09/1916, AGED 20. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WENT TO HIS FATHER, JAMES. HE IS BURIED AT PUCHEVILLIERS MILITARY CEMETERY.
LOW FARM, WILLERBY, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/09/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN ANLABY, HULL 08/07/1895. LIVED AT LOW FARM, WILLERBY, HULL - (CWGC ADDRESS). THIRD SON OF JOSEPH HEWITT & ELIZABETH EMMA MOWFORTH , BURSTWICK, HULL. FORMER FARM WORKER FOR HIS FATHER'S FARM.  HE HAD ONLY JOINED UP NINE MONTHS AGO AND ONLY RECENTLY JOINED THE FRONT LINE. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 21/09/1916, AGED 21. HIS DEATH […]
66, Hardy Street, Hull
       
Died on
10/08/1916
       
Aged
19
Born Blean, Kent 1897. Son of Edith Payne (1873-1935), of 66, Hardy Street, Hull (War Pension address). Enlisted at Newcastle. Served in the 1/6th Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action, on 10/08/1916, aged 19. Commemorated on the Ypres Menin Gate memorial, Belgium.
77, Bright Street, Holderness Road, Hull
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
25
Born Hull 1891. Son of Samuel and Emily Robinson, of 10, Ann's Place Chapman Street, Hull (1911 Census) and 77, Bright Street, Holderness Road, Hull (war Pension Address). He had four brothers and three sisters. Worked as a Labourer. He enlisted at Newcastle. Served in the 1st/6th Bn., Northumberland Fusiliers. Died of wounds, on 15/09/ […]
66, LABURNUM AVENUE, GARDEN VILLAGE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. ELDEST SON OF WILLIAM AND ELIZABETH SANDERSON, OF 66, LABURNUM AVENUE, GARDEN VILLAGE, HULL. SECOND OF EIGHT CHILDREN. EX RECKITT'S WORKER. A SINGLE MAN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 11/09/1915. SERVED WITH THE 6TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. WAS KILLED A YEAR LATER, ON 15/09/1916, AGED 25. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL M […]
17 , CHAPMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. ONLY SON OF GEORGE & SARAH ELIZABETH SHIELDS, HULL. BEFORE JOINING THE ARMY HE WORKED AT HIS FATHER'S BUTCHER'S SHOP, AT 17 CHAPMAN STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 6TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS (TERRITORIALS) REPORTED MISSING AND PRESUMED KILLED, ON 27/05/1918, AGED 18. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE […]
11, South Terrace, Church Street, Eastwood, Nottingham
       
Died on
27/10/1917
Son of Alice and Albert Taylor. He enlisted in Hull. Served with the 1/6th Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action, on 27/10/1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. his army effects were left to his mother Alice. His war pension went to his father, Albert Taylor, at 11, South Terrace, Church Street, Eastwood, Nottingham.