Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment 2/6th Battalion

2/6th Battalion Territorial Force
Sept 1914 Formed at Wolverhampton and joined the 176th Brigade of the 59th Division and then moved to the Luton area.
July 1915 Moved to St. Albans.
April 1916 Moved to Ireland in Dublin and then Curragh to assist in quelling troubles.
Jan 1917 Moved to Fovant, Salisbury Plan.
25.02.1917 Mobilised for war and landed in Havre and the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The Battle of the Menin Road Ridge, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The capture of Bourlon Wood.
During 1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Bailleul, The First Battle of Kemmel Ridge.
09.05.1918 Reduced to Training cadre and transferred to the 66th Division
31.07.1918 Disbanded in France with remaining personnel to the 1/6th Battalion.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
12 KINGS STREET, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/11/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF JOHN & JANE SMITH KIRK WHO LIVED IN COTTINGHAM. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON COTTINGHAM ROH. BROTHER JOHN WILLIAM KIRK DIED 25/8/1917 AGED 20 YEARS. HE IS BURIED AT BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION READS, "NO MORNING DAWNS OR NIGHT RETURNS BUT WE REMEMBER THEE"
24 , BRIDLINGTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/09/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF FRANK & MARY MAUD NOLAN LIVED ABOVE. BROTHER WALTER IN ASC. DIED IN GERMANY AS A POW. LISTED ON ST CHARLES' CHURCH MEMORIAL.
8 , CAVE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/03/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1898. ENLISTED HULL. FULL NAME JOHN FLOCKART ERSKINE ROBSON. ELDEST SON OF FRED & SUSAN ROBSON. BROTHERS RICHARD & FRED.
, DAY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/09/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN WITHERNSEA 1898. ONLY SON OF MARY SAY & THE LATE GEORGE STATTERS, OF DAY STREET, HULL. HE HAD TWO SISTERS, HILDA AND GLADYS. HE ENLISTED IN WITHERNSEA. SERVED WITH THE 2ND/6TH SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 24/09/1917, AGED 19. COMMEMORATED ON THE TYNE COT MEMORIAL, BELGIUM. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE WITH […]