Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers 16th Battalion (Newcastle)

16th (Service) Battalion (Newcastle)
Sept 1914 Formed by Newcastle & Gateshead Chamber of Commerce at Newcastle.
Nov 1914 Moved to Alnwick then Cramlington, Northumberland.
Jun 1915 Moved to Catterick and join the 96th Brigade of the 32nd Division then moved to Codford St. Mary.
22.11.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin, The Battle of the Ancre.
1917
Operations on the Ancre, The pursuit of the German retreat to the Hindenburg Line.
07.02.1918 Disbanded at Elverdinghe, remaining personnel transferred to the Territorial Forces Battalions of the 50th Division.

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16 KINGSLEY TERRACE, NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR, NORTH EAST ENGLAND, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
02/07/1916
       
Aged
22
Born Elswick, 02/08/1894. Son of Henry Thompson Chapman and Mary Agnes Chapman, of 41, Kingsley Terrace, Newcastle-on-Tyne. A Lance Sergeant in the 16th Northumberland Fusilers. He died of wounds, received on the Somme, on 02/07/1916, aged 22. He left £106 in his will to his father, Henry, who was a Saddler. He died in Hull and is burie […]
14 DITMAS AVENUE, ANLABY, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
Area
       
Died on
06/08/1916
       
Aged
24
BORN ANLABY, HULL 1892. SON OF HARRY AND ALICE COLLINE, OF 14 DITMAS AVENUE, ANLABY COMMON AND THE POPLARS, POCKLINGTON. SECOND OF SIX CHILDREN. HE WAS A WAGONER ON RAWDALES FARM, WILLERBY AND PRIOR TO WAR A NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY WORKER, AT THE BOTANIC GARDENS DEPOT, SPRING BANK, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 19/04/1915, AGED 22 YEARS A […]
134, PORTER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
20/09/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN LATVIA, 1898. MYER WAS FROM LIBAU, LIEPAJA, LATVIA. ELDEST CHILD OF HARRY HESSELBERG. LIVING AT 134, PORTER STREET, HULL. LIKE HIS FATHER, MYER WORKED AS A BOOTMAKER AND REPAIRER. MYER'S FATHER, HARRY, CAME TO ENGLAND IN THE EARLY 1900'S, LEAVING HIS WIFE, SHEINA ARONOVICH, IN LATVIA WITH HIS CHILDREN. THIS WAS NOT UNUSUAL. IT IS CO […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
17/09/1917
       
Aged
30
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF HENRY AND ELIZABETH HOBBS, OF THEARNE, BEVERLEY. A FARM LABOURER. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. KILLED IN ACTION 17/09/1917, AGED 30. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND HIS AR,Y EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS FATHER HENRY. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE WOODMANSEY, THEARNE AND BEVERLEY PARKS MEMORIAL. BURIED: COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY, BELGIUM.
8 Vincent Terrace, Norwood Street, Hull.
       
Died on
09/05/1918
       
Aged
26
Born Hull 12/05/1891. Son of Thomas Livingston (1855-1902) and Mary Ann Robinson (1855-1908), of 8 Vincent Terrace, Norwood Street, Hull. He married Ethel C McCarthy at Sculcoates, Hull, on 15/04/1911. They had two children. He enlisted at Newcastle-on-Tyne. Served as Sergeant, 1st/6th Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. Died on 09/05/1918, a […]
1 WINDSOR ROAD, NEWBIGGIN BY SEA, NORTHUMBERLAND, UK
       
       
Died on
23/11/1916
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 1882. SON OF CHARLES MILFORD (1852-1935) AND MARGARET DILLON. HE WAS ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS FROM BATH, SOMERSET AND RETURNED THERE SOON AFTER CHARLES WAS BORN. CHARLES MILFORD WORKED AS A MINER, IN NORTHUMBERLAND. HE MARRIED AT MORPETH, IN 1909 - WIFE JANE DANCE (1890-1943), LIVED AT 1 WINDSOR ROAD, NEWBIGGIN BY […]
7 , LONGDEN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/02/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF ARTHUR PLUMMER (1848-1914) & MRS EMMA NEWSOME (1857-1930), OF, 49, ENGLISH STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS), 98, PAISLEY STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 7, LONGDEN STREET, NEWINGTON, HULL. HE HAD FOUR BROTHERS AND FIVE SISTERS. WORKED AS A SHOEING SMITH. HE ENLISTED IN HULL FORMERLY, TROOPER, 31481, GENERAL SERVIC […]
10 , MYTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/07/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 30/01/1895. SON OF MR ISSAC ROSENTHALL (1853-1930) & FANNY ROSENTHAL (1858-1929), AT  10, MYTON STREET, HULL & 44 GRAFTON STREET, LEEDS. ONE OF TWELVE CHILDREN. HIS FATHER RAN A TOBACCONIST SHOP. EMPLOYED AS A TAILOR. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 01/09/1914, AGED 20 YEARS AND 8 MONTHS. HIS ARMY RECORDS DESCRIBE HIM AS 5 F […]
13 LIME TERRACE, CROWLE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/04/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF ARTHUR SPOONER (1853-1939) & MARY ANN BUTTERS (1855-1936), OF 17 FLINTON STREET, HESSLE ROAD HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE HAD ONE BROTHER AND SIX SISTERS. BEFORE THE WAR, HE WORKED AS A DOCK LABOURER (1911 CENSUS) AND WAS EMPLOYED WITH HIS BROTHER, BY THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY COMPANY. HIS ADDRESS WAS 13, […]
ENDYKE LANE, NEW VILLAGE, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/05/1917
       
Aged
32
BORN COTTINGHAM 1885. FOURTH SON OF JOSEPH & SARAH THOMPSON, OF ENDYKE LANE, COTTINGHAM (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). TELEGRAPH DEPARTMENT LABOURER. FORMERLY EMPLOYED BY THE GENERAL POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS, HULL DISTRICT, FOR SEVEN YEARS. SERVED IN THE 16TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. DIED OF PYERNIA, ON 29TH MAY 1917, AGED 32. HIS DEATH WAS […]
6 CARISBROOK AVENUE, MONTROSE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/12/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF ALFRED B & ELIZABETH WALSH, OF, 75, LOWGATE, HULL, & 47, PARK STREET (CWGC ADDRESS). LIVED WITH HIS SISTER, MRS BARROW AT 6, CARISBROOK AVENUE, MONTROSE STREET, HULL. BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS AN APPRENTICE MARKET GARDENER AT MRS HOWELLS, PRESTON. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 16TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUS […]
163 , WOODCOCK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
02/12/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF JOHN WELTON (1857-1941) & ALICE BLANCHARD, OF, 163, WOODCOCK STREET (1911 CENSUS & WAR PENSION ADDRESS). ONE OF TEN CHILDREN. HE WAS SON OF A RAILWAY ENGINE DRIVER. EMPLOYED AS A 'CORN MAN' AND FARM WORKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 2ND DECEMBER 1917, AGED 26. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WER […]