Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers 1st Battalion

The Regiment raised 52 battalions with 29 of them serving overseas. It was awarded 67 Battle Honours and 5 Victoria Crosses, losing 16,000 men during the course of the war.

1st Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Portsmouth As part of the 9th Brigade of the 3rd Division.
14.08.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre as part of the British Expeditionary Force (B.E.F.) and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
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 1914, First Battle of Ypres.
1915
Winter Operations 1914-15, The First Attack on Bellewaarde, The Actions of Hooge, The Second Attack on Bellewaarde.
1916
The Actions of the Bluff and St Eloi Craters, The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin, The Battle of Delville Wood, The Battle of the Ancre.
1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Arleux, The Third Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of the Menin Road, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Cambrai 1917.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bapaume, The First Battle of Arras 1918, The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of Bethune, The Battle of Albert, The Second Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The Battle of the Selle.
11.11.1918 Ended the war at La Longueville east of Bavai, Belgium.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
4 SARAH ANNS TERRACE, WALKER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/07/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1895. BOARDED AT THIS (1911 CENSUS) ADDRESS. EMPLOYED AS A 'CELLAR BOY'. ENLISTED NEWCASTLE. KILLED IN ACTION, ON THE SOMME, 14/07/1916, AGED 20. HIS BODY WAS UNRECOVERED AND HE IS COMMEMORTATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. HE WAS MARRIED AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE SENT TO HIS WIDOW DOROTHY SYLVIA EXTON.
7 HARCOURT TERRACE, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/05/1917
       
Aged
38
BORN WITHERNWICK 1879. SON OF WILLIAM AND MARY BROADLEY. A FARM WAGGONER. HIS SISTER ELIZABETH H. MADDISON, LIVED AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED WITH THE 1ST NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. DIED ON 06/05/1917, AGED 38. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL. HIS NAME IS RECORDED IN THE HOLY TRINITY WW1 RECORDS.
18 BONFIELD TERRACE, WALCOTT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/03/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1884. ENLISTED HULL. MOTHER ALICE ABOVE 1901 CENSUS. NEPHEW OF J & J H SPINK. HDM 11/4/16.
12 DEIGHTON TERRACE, PORTER STREET, HULL EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/10/1914
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1886. SON OF MARK DARBY & CHARLOTTE (MASON), OF 9 MARLBOROUGH TERRACE, NORFOLK STREET, HULL,. BROTHER MARK & FIVE SISTERS. HIS WIFE LIVED 12 DEIGHTON TERRACE, PORTER STREET, HULL. WORKED AT HARGREAVES, GIPSYVILLE. A FORMER REGULAR ARMY SOLDIER. CALLED UP ON 5TH AUGUST 1914. SERVED AS A SIGNALLER IN THE 1ST NORTHUMBERLAN […]
4 DE GREY TERRACE, LORNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
07/12/1914
       
Aged
30
BORN HUGGATE, POCKLINGTON 1884. SON OF REUBEN AND ALICE DAWSON. MARRIED 1912. WIFE MINNIE GERTRUDE WILSON AND TWO DAUGHTERS, LIVING AT THIS LORNE STREET ADDRESS. BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS AN OIL MILL LABOURER. HE WAS ONE OF THE FIRST SENT TO FRANCE. DANGEROUSLY WOUNDED ON THE 10TH NOVEMBER, 1914. HE REMAINED UNCONSCIOUS UNTIL HIS DEATH. FRED […]
489 PLUMBER SHOP, ANLABY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/12/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. SECOND SON OF RICHARD EDWARDS, 6 GRANT'S TERRCE, SCARBOROUGH STREET. EMPLOYED AS A FISH DEALER. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION ON 13/12/1917, AGED 22. COMEMORATED: The Arras Memorial at Faubourg-D´Amiens Cemetery, Arras
6 GRANT'S TERRACE, SCARBOROUGH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/10/1918
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1890. ENLISTED HULL. DOW. SON OF RICHARD & BETSEY EDWARDS ABOVE 1911 CENSUS AND 10 ST ANDREWS TERRACE. MANCHESTER STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS) HE IS BURIED AT FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY, NORD, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE, READS, "MAY HE REST IN PEACE NB: NORMAN HERBERT EDWARDS, 142527, MGC - 17 PRINCES AVE.
47 , MILL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/11/1914
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF MICHAEL & ANNIE EGAN. ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 20/02/1905. A REGULAR SOLDIER - 1ST NFUS IN (1911 CENSUS). KILLED IN ACTION, ON 15/11/1914, AGED 28. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS SISTER MARY ANNIE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL TIMES, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH, ON 19/12/1914. * COMMEMORATED: Ypres (Menin Gate) Me […]
8 VICTORIA TERRACE, WILLIAMSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
23/03/1918
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1891.  SON OF SARAH J ELLERBY, OF 51 , COURTNEY STREET, HULL. A DOCK LABOURER AND THEN IN THE EMPLOYMENT OF T. SINGLETON, CARTING AGENT, DRYPOOL. HE RESIDED AT  8 VICTORIA TERRACE, WILLIAMSON STREET, HULL (HDM ADDRESS 10/05/1917). * HE ENLISTED HEXHAM. SERVED AS A LEWIS GUNNER,IN THE 1ST NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. HE HAD BEEN W […]
45 , WELBECK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/08/1918
       
Aged
36
BORN HULL 1882. SCULCOATES. ONLY SON OF JOHN KENIWELL FLOCTON (1847-1930) & MATILDA HARDY (1852-1907), OF 45 WELBECK STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE HAD THREE SISTERS, FLORENE, MINNIE AND BEATRICE. HE WORKED FOR 16 YEARS, AS A JOINER FOR G.E. KIRKWOOD, BUILDER, OF 19 VICTORIA AVENUE, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 2 […]
4 BARTON TERRACE, STUDLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/09/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF CORNELIUS GEORGE FOSTER AND MARY ANN FOSTER, 6 ELMTREE AVENUE, WESTMORELAND STREET AND ABOVE ADDRESS. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. ENLISTED HULL. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 18/09/1918. LISTED AS 'FORSTER' ON SOLDIERS DIED RECORDS, AND AS 'FOSTER' IN CWGC RECORDS. HIS ARY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER MARY ANN.
HULL BRIDGE, TICKTON, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/03/1917
       
Aged
38
BORN TICKTON 1879. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SON OF ALBERT & EMMA HORSMAN. FARM LABOURER
10 STABLE YARD, SALTHOUSE LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/10/1914
       
Aged
21
BORN BEVERLEY 1893. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF MR JAMES KAY, of BEVERLEY. WAS FORMERLY A CONDUCTOR ON HULL TRAMWAYS. HIS DEATH AND PHOTOGRAPH WERE REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 16TH NOVEMBER 1914. *
72 , PORTLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/09/1914
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1882. SON OF JOHN & ANN P LUKE, OF 9 BARMSTON STREET, HULL . ONE OF THREE SONS SERVING. HIS WIFE ADA ELLEN LUKE LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS. HE WAS REGULAR ARMY SOLDIER. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 14/09/1914, AGED 33. HIS DEATH AND PHOTOGRAPH WERE REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 17TH OCTOBER 1914, AND THE HULL TIMES, ON 24/10/1914. […]
22 , VINCENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/11/1914
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF MICHAEL JOHN & MARY A MALONEY ABOVE 1891 ADDRESS. YOUNGEST OF THREE BROTHERS. SISTER ELEANOR. A REGULAR SOLDIER. DIED IN FRANCE ON 1/11/1914. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS BROTHER MICHAEL AND ANNIE MALONEY. NB: WILLIAM THOMAS MALONEY, HMS 'IDAHO' - 22 NEWTON STREET.
115 , REGENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
21/06/1915
       
Aged
30
BORN HULL 1884. SON OF HARRY PADLEY (1861-1915) & ELIZABETH WINTER JEFFERSON (1863-1923), OF 108 HESSLE ROAD, HULL (1901 CENSUS) AND 38 SOUTH PARADE, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 115 REGENT STREET, HULL. SON OF A DOCK LABOURER. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HIS BROTHERS HARRY & ALBERT BOTH MERCHANT SEAMAN SERVED AT THE SAME ADDRESS. CHARLES P […]
55 , WITTY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1918
       
Aged
34
BORN BEVERLEY 1884. ENLISTED HULL. EX 31464 RESERVE CAVALRY REGIMENT.
8 ROWLAND AVENUE, ARTHUR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/05/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN LONDON 1894. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF MARGARET PARKINSON. KILLED IN ACTION ON 10/05/1917, AGED 22.HIS NAME IS LISTED IN HULL TRINITY CHURCH REGISTER. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER AND BROTHER JAMES. NB: 4 WINIFRED TERRACE, & 10 HILDA GROVE, SCULCOATES LANE, 4 ALMA AVENUE., FOLKSTONE STREET.
9 , MELWOOD GROVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/05/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL OCTOBER 1896. SON OF JOHN ROBERT RANGECROFT AND ISABEL WALLEY. HE ENLISTED AT YORK. EX 10091 WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 13/07/1915. TRANSFERRED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 21467, 1ST NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 09/05/1916, AGED 19. HE IS BURIED IN BELGIUM. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WENT TO HIS MO […]
6 , DENMARK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN EASINGTON 1899. SON OF FRANK LILFORD & SARAH JANE ABOVE. CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF A LIFE BOAT MAN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE,  46056 KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. HE  TRANSFERRED TO THE 1ST NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. KILLED IN ACTION ON  27/09/1918, AGED 19. HIS NAME WAS RECORDED ON HULL'S  SYMONS STREET, MEMORIAL […]