Regiment: South Staffordshire Regiment 4th Battalion (Special Reserves)

4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Lichfield and then moved to Jersey.
Sept 1916 Moved to Marske and then Redcar.
June 1917 Moved to Canterbury and joined the 67th Division.
10.10.1917 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre joining the 7th Brigade of the 25th Division which engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The First Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Messines, The Battle of Bailleul, The First Battle of Kemmel, The Second Battle of Kemmel, The Battle of the Aisne.
22.06.1918 Transferred to the 25th Composite Brigade of the 50th Division
11.07.1918 Reduced to training cadre and joined the 116th Brigade of the 39th Division
06.11.1918 Disbanded in France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
149 , LIME STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
6675
       
Aged
18
BORN BORO BRIDGE, YORKS 1899. FIFTH SON GEORGE & ELIZABETH BLYTH, OF 149 LIME STREET, HULL. (CWGC ADDRESS). SON OF A HORSE DRIVER. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN AND THE YOUNGEST OF FIVE BROTHERS. LIVED IN OTLEY. ENLISTED IN KEIGHLEY, YORKS. SERVED WITH THE 4TH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT (SPECIAL RESERVE BATTALION). KILLED IN ACTION ON 10/04/1918, AG […]
2 HARROW TERRACE, HARROW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/04/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL MARCH 1899. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF CHARLES EDWARDS & LAVINIA FRETWELL. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN, LIVING AT 96 MANCHESTER STREET, HULL AND AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HIS MOTHER DIED IN 1911. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 42700, 4TH SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED ON 18/04/1918, AGED 19. HE IS BURIED AT HARLEBEKE NEW BRI […]
Wilberfoss, Yorkshire, England
       
Died on
01/05/1918
Born Wilberfoss, Yorkshire, England, 1895. Son of Peter Gaul, of Little Ouseburn, York, and the late Annie Mary Gaul. A farm Labourer, working at Great Ouseburn Kirby Hall Little Ouseburn, (1911 Census) Enlisted Harrogate, York. Served with the South Staffordshire Regiment, 4th Special Reserve Battalion. Taken Prisoner. He died of wou […]
60 , DALTRY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
23/03/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN SHEFFIELD 1898.SON OF EDMUND GREEN (1875-1952) -& HENRIETTA GREEN AT 60 DALTRY STREET, HULL. HE RESIDED AT TINSLEY, YORKSHIRE. ENLISTED SHEFFIELD. SPECIAL RESERVES BN. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 23/03/1918, AGED 20. COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 03/09/1919
HARBOROUGH, IMMINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/10/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1898. ENLISTED GRIMSBY. LIVED IMMINGHAM. SON OF RALPH RATCLIFFE (1872-1907) & BETSEY ANN MITCHELL (1875-1952). HIS MOTHER MARRIED JOHN ROBERT HANSON, A LABOURER ON GRIMSBY DOCKS. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED IN GRIMSBY AND JOINED THE 4TH SPECIAL RESERVE SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED A GERMAN PRISONER OF WAR, ON 15 […]
158 , HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/04/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SECOND SON OF WILLIAM THOMAS TINDALL (1872-1940) & SARAH ANN HEPTON (1869-1951), OF 13 ETON STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 158 HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). SON OF A BOOT MAKER. SECOND OF SIX CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 4TH SPECIAL RESERVE BATTALION, SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED OF WOUNDS […]
16 , CLYDE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/04/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN LEE, KENT, 1900. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF CHARLES & EMILY TUFFIN, HAWTHORNE AVE, OF 16 , CLYDE STREET, HULL. (HDM 05/05/1919) *