Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers 12/13th Battalion

12th & 13th (Service) Battalion
Sept 1914 Formed at Newcastle as part of the Third New Army (K3) then moved to Halton Park and joined the 62nd Brigade of the 21st Division, then moved to Aylesbury area.
May 1915 Moved to back to Halton Park and then Witley, Surrey.
Sept 1915 Mobilised for war and landed in France and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1915
The Battle of Loos (the Division suffered over 3,800 casualties and took the rest of the year to rebuild)
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of Le Transloy.
1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Third Battle of the Scarpe, The flanking operations around Bullecourt, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Second Battle of Passchendaele, The Cambrai Operations.
10.08.1917 Amalgamated with the 13th Battalion forming the 12/13th Battalion.
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 near Berlaimont, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
69 , QUEEN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/06/1918
       
Aged
38
BORN MIDLOTHIAN, 1880. SON OF ROBERT TILSON ASHWELL (1845-1898) & MARTHA ANN ASHWELL (1852-1926), OF HULL. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. HIS BROTHER LIVED AT 69 , QUEEN STREET, HULL. A REFRESHMENT HOUSE KEEPER. HE RAN AN OYSTER SHOP FROM 69 QUEEN STREET AND WAS POPULARLY KNOWN AS "BILL STONES". HE WAS THE HUSBAND OF ANNIE ASHWELL, OF 61 ART […]
16 , HEREFORD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/04/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL OCT. 1898. SON OF WALTER & ROSE BINKS, 5 ELM STREET, BEVERLEY ROAD. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. ENLISTED HULL. EX 29949, E.R.Y. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON 20/04/1918, AGED 19. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER WALTER. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM ON 31/05/1918 NB: BINKS LIVING AT 5 DEVON AVENUE, GILLETT ST;
8 GROVE TERRACE, SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
21/03/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN ST LUKES, CHELSEA, LONDON 1898. ELDEST SON OF JOHN WILLIAM BRANNAN AND CHARLOTTE ALICE BRANNAN, 8 GROVE TERRACE, SPYVEE STREET, HULL. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS A SHIP'S FIREMAN. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION ON 21/03/1918, AGED 19. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER. NOTE: THE SURNAME IS SOMETIMES SPELT BRANNON.
4 ANSLEY TERRACE, SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/05/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. FOSTER SON OF WILLIAM & CHARLOTTE BROWN AT 4 ANSLEY TERRACE, SPYVEE STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). EMPLOYED BY MESSRS, LEE SMITH'S, OIL AND CAKE MILLS, WINCOLMLEE HULL. ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. DIED ON 29/05/1918, AGED 19. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 31/07/1919 […]
83 , SWANN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1887. ELDEST SON OF EDWARD BURNHAM & MARY ANN STAINFORTH OF 83 SWANN STREET, HULL ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. A FORMER RULLYMAN FOR THE NORTHEASTERN RAILWAYS. HE ENLISTED AT NEWCASTLE. SERVED IN THE 12TH/13TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. HE WAS KILLED RESCUING A WOUNDED COMRADE, ON 27/05/1918, AGED 31. AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL FOR […]
67 , MIDDLETON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/10/1917
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1880. SON OF HENRY AND FRANCES S. COOKE, OF BICESTER. ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN. HE MARRIED IN 1908. WIFE ANNIE CALEY- LIVED 30 EAST PARK AVENUE, HULL, 36 CHEVERTEN AVENUE, WITHERNSEA. THEY LIVED AT 67 MIDDLETON STREET, HULL WITH THEIR THREE CHILDRE. (1911 CENSUS). EMPLOYED IN HULL AS A BREWER'S CLERK. ENLISTED HULL. EX 6113 ARTILLE […]
53 , NORWOOD STREET, SPRING BANK, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/04/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. FOURTH SON OF WILLIAM HENRY DIBNAH & HANNAH APPERTON, AT 3 REGEGENT'S TERRACE, NORWOOD STREET AND lLATER 53 NORWOOD STREET. HE WAS ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS A MARNE ENGINE DRIVER. WILLIAM ENLISTED IN HULL. DIED ON 13/04/1918, AGED 19. HE WAS UNMARRIED. HIS WAR PENSION WENT TO HIS FATHER WILLIAM. HE LEFT BR […]
47 , HOLLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1900. SON OF WILLIAM DOWELL (1861-1927) & JOAN DOWELL (1862-?), OF 19 BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL AND THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF A DOCK LABOURER. HE WAS THE FIFTH OF SIX CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH 12/13TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/09/1918, AGED 18. HE IS BURIED IN FRANCE, AT GOUZEAUCOURT […]
4 , STAINIFORTH PLACE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/04/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF FREDERICK & BETSY ANN FOSTER. HIS STEPFATHER JOHN KIRBY LIVED AT 4 STAINIFORTH PLACE, HULL,. HE WORKED FOR MESSRS HAWKSHAWS, SPENCER STREET, HULL AND THEN AT RYMERS, CAVE STREET, HULL. HE SERVED WITH THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. HE HAD BEEN IN FRANCE, FOR FIVE MONTHS, WHEN HE WAS KILLED, ON 12/04/1918, AGED […]
42 , SYKES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
23
BORN WILNE, DERBY 27/12/1894. SON OF ARTHUR GUNN AND MARY EYRE. SON OF A GARDENER. EMPLOYED AS A LACE HAND. HE ENLISTED IN NOTTINGHAM, ON 05/09/1914. SERVED AS COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR, IN THE 13TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. ARRIVED IN FRANCE IN SEPTEMBER 1915. WAS WOUNDED ON THE SOMME IN JULY 1917. ON RECOVERY, THE FOLLOWING JULY, HE RETUR […]
5 SALTBURN AVENUE, FOLKESTONE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/03/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF CHARLES FREDERICK HARDY & BERTHA MARY POYSER. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN, 5 DOVER TERRACE, NORWOOD STREET. ON ABSENT VOTERS ELECTORAL REGISTER AT THIS ADDRESS. ENLISTED AT YORK. SERVED IN THE 17TH NFUS RAILWAY PALS BATALLION. DIED ON 13/03/1918, AGED 21. COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING ON THE SO […]
94 , ESCOURT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/03/1918
       
Aged
33
BORN ABEFORD, YORKS 1885. SON OF SAMUEL & LOUISA HUNTER. A SHIPYARD GLAZIER. MARRIED IN 1910. HIS WIFE ANNIE GEORGINA PHILLIPSON AND DAUGHTER, DOROTHY LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS. ENLISTED GARFORTH, YORKS. EX 177173 RE'S. DIED ON 21/03/1918, AGED 33. UNMARRIED. HE LEFT £80 IN HIS WILL TO HIS FATHER SAMUEL WHO WAS A JOINER. COMMEMORATED ON THE […]
18 , CAMDEN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN THORNE, YORKS 1899. SON OF ANN & ARTHUR JOHNSON, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HOWDEN. SERVED WITH THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. DIED ON 27/05/1918, AGED 18. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER, ARTHUR. HE IS BURIED AT BERRY-AU-BAC FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY, AISNE, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "LOVED AND REMEMBERED".
, WALKINGTON, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/09/1918
       
Aged
18
Harry was born in Walkington; the 1911 census shows him living on East End with his father Roger, mother Ada, sister Kathleen and brother Francis. His father was the village joiner and wheelwright and in 1911 he was still at school and most probably sat next to Frank Hayton. The Northumberland Fusiliers were often known as the ‘fighting […]
16 , LAKE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/04/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF HENRY & EMMA MARKWELL - 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS. LABOURER
BACK STREET, EASINGTON, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/09/1918
       
Aged
39
BORN EASINGTON 1879. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF JOHN & ELIZABETH MARRITT, EASINGTON. HULL HEROES WEBSITE.
7 WILLIAM TERRACE, SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/11/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 03/12/1898. SON KNOWLES METCALF & KATE VIOLET METCALFE, 1 BLACKFRIARGATE, QUEENS STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND THIS ADDRESS. YOUNGEST OF THREE BROTHERS AND ONE SISTER. HIS FATHER WAS A HAWKER AND CONVICTED THIEF. WILLIAM ATTENDED SALTHOUSE SCHOOL, HULL. HE WAS DESCRIBED AS UNTRUTHFUL AND LEADER OF A YOUNG GANG OF THIEVES. […]
171 , ST GEORGES ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/04/1918
       
Aged
25
BORN WOLVES 1893. SON OF WILLIAM & ADA OXLEY. HUSBAND OF DOROTHY OXLEY, OF 171 , ST GEORGES ROAD, HULL. HE WORKED EIGHT YEARS, FOR MESSRS, DALTON, LAMBERT & CO, KINGSTON CHAMBER, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL COMMERCIALS, IN SEPTEMBER 1914. EX 542, 10TH EYR. SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE AND WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE 12TH/13TH NORTHUM […]
1 BROOKLYN AVENUE, PERTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/10/1918
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1886. SON OF WALTER & CLARA STANING, 455 ANLABY ROAD, HULL. HIS SISTER MURIEL DIED ON 13/03/1908, AGED 23. SERVED IN THE 1ST EYR FROM 7/01/902 TO 31/08/1908, REACHING THE RANK OF CSM. HE THEN ENLISTED IN THE 5TH EYR TERRITORIALS FOR 1 YEARS, BEFORE GOING TO CANADA ON 31/03/1910. HE WAS THEN A CLERK FOR MESSRS WHITE AND SONS, CU […]
8 BRAMWELL TERRACE, GREY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/08/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL1897. SON OF GEORGE HENRY AND PRISCILLA WALKER, 1 BARNSLEY TERRACE, WOODHOUSE STREET AND THIS ADDRESS. ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS A STORE KEEPER FOR THE WILSON LINE. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION ON 22/08/1918. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER PRISCILLA. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM, ON 22/08/1919