Regiment: The Prince of Wales Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment 7th Battalion (Leeds Rifles)

7th (Service) Battalion
Sept 1914 Formed at Richmond as part of the Second New Army (K2) and then moved to Wareham joining the 50th Brigade of the 17th Division.
May 1915 Moved to Romsey.
14.07.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western front including;
1915
Holding front lines in southern area of Ypres salient.
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Delville Wood.
1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Capture of Roeux, The First Battle of Passchendaele, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
19.02.1918 Disbanded and remaining personnel transferred to the 6th 12th and 13th Battalions.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
Bishop Burton, Beverley, UK
       
Died on
16/04/1918
       
Aged
19
Burton, Beverley, 1897. Second son of John Curtis (1866-1946) and Mercy Renwick (1867-1947)  He had two brothers and five sisters. Worked as a Farm labourer and Horseman. Enlisted Beverley.  Served as Private, Harold Curtis, 42833, 7th West Yorkshire regiment, was killed in action, on 16/04/1918, aged 19 and is commemorated on the Tyn […]
TICKTON, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
04/02/1918
       
Aged
22
Born Weel, Yorkshire, 1896. Son of George Davison Dean and Martha Frances Dean, of Weel, Beverley. He worked as a Farm Waggoner. He enlisted at Beverley. Served with the Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment, 1st 8th Battalion. Died at Home, on 04/02/1918, aged 22. He is buried in Tickton St Pauls Churchyard and commemorated o […]
8 ASHWORTH STREET, LEEDS, , WEST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/09/1916
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF VIOLETTA GREGG AND FREDERICK HEMINGBROUGH, OF 8 ASHWORTH STREET, LEEDS. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. ENLISTED LEEDS. SERVED IN THE 1/8TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 3RD SEPTEMBER 1916, AGED 24. HE WAS BURIED N THE SOMME. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOWED MOTHER VIOLETTA.
60 , SHARP STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/07/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN LEEDS 1899. ONLY SON OF JANE BROOK (1871-1939) & THE LATE JOSEPH DIXON KIRKWOOD (1867-1919), 18 BULLER GROVE, HAREHILLS, LEEDS. A CLERK. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON THE 12/09/1916, AGED 17 YEARS AND 5 MONTHS. HIS ARMY ADDRESS WAS 60 SHARP STREET, HULL. HE WAS CALLED UP ON 27/04/1917. TRAINED AT RUGELEY CAMP. POSTED TO THE WEST YORKSHIRE […]
7 COLERIDGE STREET, WESTCOTT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 01/01/1883. SON OF JOSEPH MARKHAM (1845-1910) & SARAH ANN HANSLEY (1844-1899). A CLERK AND FORMER RECKITTS WORKER. HE MARRIED ELEANOR MATCHELL (1883-1940), AT HULL, ON 30/11/1907. THEY LIVED AT 7 COLERIDGE STREET, WESTCOTT STREET, HULL, WITH THEIR THREE CHILDREN HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, GUNNER, 151704, ROYAL FIELD […]
17 , AUCKLAND AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
18/04/1918
       
Aged
29
BORN WINTERTON, LINCS, 1889. SON OF THOMAS (1831-1893) AND MARTHA RHODES (1847-1922), OF 166 NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. A GROCER. HE MARRIED GERTRUDE BRADLEY AT SCULCOATES IN 1913. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 1/7TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 18/04/1918, AGED 29. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEF […]
166 , NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
18/04/1918
       
Aged
29
Arthur was born on 27th May 1888, King Street, Winterton, Lincolnshire, and was the son of Thomas & Martha RHODES. The 1891 census shows that he was living with his parents in King Street, Winterton and by 1901 had moved to Sculcoates, Hull. In 1911 Arthur was living with his mother at 166 Newland Avenue, Hull. Arthur’s service record ha […]
, TADCASTER, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
       
Aged
34
BORN HULL 1883. KILLED IN ACTION. LIVED IN TADCASTER. SON OF GEORGE & SARAH E. ROBINSON.
26 , PRINCES AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/09/1916
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1883. ENLISTED HULL. HE WAS A WELL KNOWN HAIRDRESSER IN HULL.HE LEFT A WIDOW AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 16TH OCTOBER 1916, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH.*
2 BURGATE, BARTON UPON HUMBER, , NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1918
       
Aged
26
BORN BARTON ON HUMBER, 1892. SECOND SON OF FRED AND SARAH ANN TAYLOR. SON OF A GROCER. HE HAD TWO BROTHERS. WORKED AS A NURSERY GARDENER. ENLISTED IN BARTON ON HUMBER. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 307647, IN THE 7TH LEEDS RIFLES. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/09/1918, AGED 26. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WENT TO HIS MOTHER, SARAH ANN, AND FIANCEE, SARAH E NAYLOR. […]