Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers 24th Battalion (1st Tyneside Irish)

24th (Service) Battalion (1st Tyneside Irish) & 27th (Service) Battalion (4th Tyneside Irish)
14.11.1914 The 24th formed at Newcastle by the Lord Mayor & the City and the 27th in Jan 1915.
Mar 1915 Both moved to Woolsington and joined the 103rd Brigade of the 34th Division.
27.08.1915 Taken over by the War Office and then moved to Salisbury Plain.
Jan 1916 Mobilised for war and landed in France and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Pozieres Ridge, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette.
1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Arleux, The fighting at Hargicourt, The Third Battles of Ypres.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Bailleul, The First Battle for Kemmel Ridge.
10.08.1917 Amalgamated with the 27th Battalion forming 24/27th Battalion.
26.02.1918 Disbanded in France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
10 PENZANCE GARDENS, CORNWALL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN 1888 GOVAN, SCOTLAND. SON OF EBENEEZER AND ELIZABETH CALDERWOOD. HE MARRIED MARY ELIZABETH PREST, IN HULL, IN 1915. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX PRIVATE,. 25568 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 24TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 09/04/1917, AGED 29. HE LEFT A PREGNANT WIDOW AND DAUGHTER. BURIED: ROCLINCOURT MI […]
33 , THORESBY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/04/1917
       
Aged
34
BORN HOLBORN, LONDON 1882. A SHIPPING CLERK. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. HIS WIFE LILLY (HEWITT) AND TWO SONS, LIVED AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HIS PARENTS LIVED AT 106 FINSBURY PARK, LONDON. HE SERVED WITH THE 24TH TYNESIDE IRISH. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 17/04/1917, AGED 34. BURIED AT ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "JUST AS I A […]
28 CHURCH STREET, DRYPOOL, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF ELI HUNTER (1852-1902) & RACHAEL ANN SONLEY (1856-1934), OF 8 KINGSTON VILLAS, ESTCOURT STREET, HULL. THE SIXTH OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HIS FATHER DIED WHEN HE WAS 14 YERS OLD AND HIS MOTHER RAN AT PIE SHOP AT 79 CUMBERLAND STREET, HULL HERBERT MARRIED MAUD SHOSUN (1888-1930) AT HULL, IN 1910. LIVING AT 374 BOWLBY' […]
5 YORK TERRACE, MARMADUKE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/12/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN ULCEBY, LINCS, 1889. SON OF JOHN ALFRED & EMILY LIDGETT, OF ULCEBY, LINCS. HE MARRIED AT HULL, IN 1912. HIS WIFE ETHEL (WAUDBY) LIVED AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS AND 27 ST JAMES STREET, HULL. PRIOR TO WAR, HE WAS A TAXI DRIVER FOR THE HUMBER TRANSPORT COMPANY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 24TH TYNESIDE IRISH. HE WAS KILLED BY S […]
13 ENDSLEIGH VILLAS, REYNOLDSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
28/04/1917
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 1883. SON OF CHRISTIAN HENRY FREDERICK LIMBACH (1850-1892) MARY BELLIS (1854-1928). ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS BORN IN GERMANY. HUSBAND OF FLORA & 3 CHILDREN, AT 2 FRED'S TERRACE, FINSBURY STREET & THIS ADDRESS (HDM 08/12/12). A COACH PAINTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, 159400, R.E. HE TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 478 […]
15 DUNCAN STREET, THE GROVES, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/11/1916
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1883 SON OF EDWARD & MARY ANN LYONS, HULL. HIS PARENTS WERE FROM IRELAND. HIS FATHER WAS A BRICKLAYER. EDWARD LYONS WORKED A DOCK LABOURER, BOARDING AT 43 HULL STREET (1901) CENSUS,  WHIXLEY HOSPITAL, HARROGATE" (1911 CENSUS). AGAIN WORKING AS A GENERAL LABOURER. HE ENLISTED AT WALLSEND ON TYNE. JOINING THE 24TH TYNESIDE IR […]
12 , BROOK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/03/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF WILLIAM HENRY AND MARY ELIZABETH MOSES, 243 HESSLE ROAD. IRISH FAMILY. A FORMER CABINET MAKER. ENLISTED HULL EX 23623, EYR. DIED OF WOUNDS, 10/03/1917, AGED 20. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW MARY JANE MOSES. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON ST VINCENT CHURCH ROH, QUEENS ROAD, HULL. BURIED: Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery
12 NORTHUMBERLAND VILLAS, FOUNTAIN ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/04/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1892. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM & MARY ELLEN NALTON ABOVE. DIED ARRAS. WAREHOUSEMAN.
7 ADDERBURY CRESCENT, ADDERBURY GROVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/04/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN DONCASTER 1895. SON OF THOMAS LEONARD NEEDHAM (1858-1952) AND REBECCA LILLEY, OF 116 WORTHING STREET (1911 CENSUS) AND THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF A BOOT REPAIRER. HE WAS A WAREHOUSE LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 24TH TYNESIDE IRISH BATTALION. KILLED IN ACTION AT ARRAS, ON 28/04/1917, AGED 22. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON TH […]
7 IVYDENE, PARROT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
37
BORN STAMFORD BRIDGE, YORKS, 1880. WIFE GERTRUDE & 4 CHILDREN ABOVE ADDRESS - 1911. ON ST MATHEWS CHURCH ROH, BOULEVARD. NER PLATE LAYER.
21 , ST LUKES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/04/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF ALFRED & LAURA ROBINSON, HULL. WIFE LILY B. ROBINSON LIVED ABOVE. IRISH FAMILY & LISTED IN WW1 CASUALTIES.
Scawby Brook, Brigg, Lincs
       
Died on
23/10/1917
       
Aged
26
Son of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Thompson, of Scawby Brook, Brigg, Lincs. PC, 496 , Arthur Thompson was a Hull Policeman, joining on 03/06/1912 and working at the Norfolk Street, Division. He enlisted in the Coldstream Guards, on 06/05/1915, and saw much action in France. In June 1916, he was recommended for a commission in the field a […]