Regiment: The Prince of Wales Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment 10th Battalion (Yorkshire Hussars)

The Regiment raised 35 Battalions and was awarded 57 Battle Honours and 4 Victoria Crosses, losing 12,700 men during the course of the war.

10th (Service) Battalion
03.09.1914 Formed at York and then moved to Wareham as part of 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 the 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.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Amiens, The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Havrincourt, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war at Fontaine S.W. of Maubeuge, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
04/09/1918
       
Aged
21
C.C, Peaker is listed on the Hull Friendly Society Memorial at Hull Minster. Believed to be Private, C.E. Peaker, 23914, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment. Wounded, on 04/09/1916, 19/11/1917 and 03/05/1918. Died 04 September 1918. Age 21 years old. Son of James Arthur and Lily Peaker, of Leeds.    
69 , LEONARD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/03/1918
       
Aged
26
BORN FIRSBY, LINCS, 1892. ENLISTED HULL. MARRIED HULL 1913. WIFE FLORENCE M (CRANE) PORTAS. HULL HEROES WEB SITE.
128 , BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
18
BORN SOUTH SHIELDS, 1898. SON OF MARGARET POWERS, OF 128 , BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL. AN APPRENTICE FOR EARLE'S SHIPBUILDING YARD. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED ON IST JULY 1916, WITH 11 OFFICERS AND 300 OTHER RANKS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 08/08/1916. *
6 ARNON VILLAS, EPWORTH STREET, HULL, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN YORK 1884. SON OF GEORGE & MARY PURCELL, AT 6 ARNON VILLAS, EPWORTH STREET, HULL. HIS WIFE BLANCHE PURCELL LIVED, 346 WHITLANDS ROAD, ASHTON UNDER LYME, LANCS. PRIOR TO WAR HE WORKED FOR ROBSON'S CEMENT WORKS, STONEFERRY AS A LABOURER. HE WAS A RESERVIST WHO HAD SERVED IN THE BOER WAR AND WAS RECALLED AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. H […]
EASTBOURNE ROAD, HORNSEA, , EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
07/11/1916
       
Aged
19
Born Hull 1897. Son of Walter Richmond and Eva Wells, of Eastbourne Road, Hornsea, Yorkshire; husband of Florence May Jones (formerly Richmond), of 34, Henry Street, Scunthorpe, Lincs. One of six children. Son of a Butcher's merchant. Educated at Hull Grammar School. He enlisted at Hornsea, as Private, 790, East Yorkshire Regiment. […]
2 DOROTHY AVENUE, CORNWALL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/12/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1889. SCULCOATES. SON OF WALTER & ELIZA ANN ROBINSON. 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS. EX 708 EYR. WORKERS AT MR SIZER'S ENGINEERS, IN CORNWALL STREET, HE WAS A TERRITORIAL RESERVE AND CALLED UP WHENWAR BEGAN. HE HAD BEEN ON ACTIVE SERVICE CONTINUALLY AND WAS PROMOTED TO LANCE CORPORAL A WEEK BEFORE HE DIED OF WOUNDS. HIS DEATH WAS REP […]
224 NEW BRIDGE ROAD, BEAUMONT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/03/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1896. DRYPOOL. EX 1174 EYR. SON OF SAMUEL & ELIZABETH ROBSON -1901 CENSUS ADDRESS. THEY LATER MOVED TO 224 NEW BRIDGE ROAD. HDM 24/3/18
81 , BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
18/11/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. SCULCOATES. SON OF EDWIN SCULPHER (1859-& 1909) AND ADA CHAPMAN (1868-1931). HE HAD AN ELDER BROTHER, HENRY, AND YOUNGER SISTER, ADA. AN ERRAND BOY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 11027, 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 18/11/1917, AGE 21. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS […]
HESSLE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/11/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HESSLE 1891. SON OF JABEZ SHARP (1860-1922) AND ROSE EMMA ATKINSON (1860-1908). HIS FATHER RAN A BUTCHER'S SHOP AT COW LANE, HESSLE. THIS WAS A FAMILY BUSINESS WHICH EMPLOYED HIS BROTHERS. HIS FATHER MARRIED RUTH ANDERSON IN 1910. HARRY WAS APPOINTED AN ASSISTANT POSTMAN, AT HULL IN 1910. HE WAS THEN A BUTCHER, AT 22 ALBION STREET, […]
12 ADA'S TERRACE, ST PAUL'S STREET, HULL, , United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN BEVERLEY, 1888. SON OF THE LATE ANNIE AND RICHARD SHERWOOD OF 6 ADELPHI STREET, DRIFFIELD AND 6 MINNIE'S GROVE, MAYFIELD STREET, HULL. A LIME STONE HEAVER. HE LIVED WITH HIS STEP MOTHER, JANE HANNAH SHERWOOD AT 12 ADA'S TERRACE, ST PAUL'S STREET. HE ENLISTED SHEFFIELD. SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, […]
8, SANDLEMERE AVENUE, SOMERSET STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/10/1918
       
Aged
25
BORN HUTTON CRANSWICK 1893. SON OF ARTHUR SMALES (1850-1937) AND MARY SMITHSON. HE HAD FIVE SISTERS AND TWO BROTHERS. A GENERAL LABOURER. HE LIVED WITH RELATE, EDWARD GILBERT SMALES AT 141 CRAVEN STREET, HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL (1911 CENSUS). HE MARRIED IN 1910, AGED 18. HIS WIFE, MRS CASSANDRA NEAL (1890-1956), LIVED AT 8, SANDLEMERE AV […]
20 NORTON TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/07/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF WILLIAM & SARAH JANE SMITH. HIS WIFE, MARGARET ELLEN (SNOW), LIVED AT 76 OXFORD STREET, 20 NORTON TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL AND 15 EAST VIEW, LEEDS ROAD, STONEFERRY, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). A FORMER OIL MILLER AND MOULDER. HE HAD TWO DAUGHTERS, HILDA AND ELSIE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS LANCE COR […]
1 BOTANIC AVENUE, CAVE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/11/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF JOSEPH BENJAMIN & BETSY STARK. LEFT BROTHER CHARLES ROLAND STARK. EX 1259 EYR. DIED OF WOUNDS.
PRESTON GATE, HESSLE, HESSLE, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
14/04/1917
       
Aged
44
BORN HESSLE,  24/12/1872.  SON OF WALTER RICHARDSON STAHER & MARY E. STATHER, HESSLE. A GARDENER. HE MARRIED FRANCES MARY RIBY IN 1899. LIVING AT 15 WESTBOURNE GROVE, HESSLE, (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL  SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 14/04/1917. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL TO T […]
16 CHESTNUT AVENUE, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/10/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF HENRY & ANNIE TAYLOR, OF 16 CHESTNUT AVENUE, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). SON OF A DOCK LABOURER, ELDEST OF TWO SONS. BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS AN APPRENTICE HAIR DRESSER, WORKING FOR MESSRS, L. A. RICHARDSONS, OF 279 HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL. HE ENLISTED WITH HIS YOUNGER BROTHER, HERBERT, IN HULL, […]
Cedar Grove, Dirleton, East Lothian
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
25
Born North Barwick, Edinburgh. Son of James and Annie Taylor, of Cedar Grove, Dirleton, East Lothian (CWGC address) He enlisted in Hull. Served as Sergeant in the 10th West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action, on 23/04/1917, aged 25.  Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France. His younger brother, Private, William Taylor, 19107, 2nd […]
ROSEFIELD AVENUE, PORTOBELLO STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
40
BORN NORTH BARWICK, EDINBURGH, 1877. SON OF JAMES AND ANNIE TAYLOR, OF CEDAR GROVE, DIRLETON, EAST LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 23/04/1917, AGED 40. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, ANNIE, FATHER, […]
69 , RUGBY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1892. SCULCOATES. ONLY SON OF JOHN TUTTLE & AMY VIRGINIA RUSHBROOK. HE HAD FOUR SISTERS, DOROTHY, VIOLET, VERA AND EDNA. THE TUTTLE FAMILY LIVED AT 69 RUGBY STREET (1911 CENUS). HE WORKED AS A LABOURER. MARRIED IN 1913. HIS WIFE WAS FLORENCE GERTRUDE BARNES, WHOSE FAMILY LIVED AT 24 HADDON STREET. THEY HAD A YOUNG SON JACK […]
76 , ETON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/04/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF HARRY PARKER & MARY J WHITFIELD - 4 GEORGES TERRACE, TADMAN STREET. EX INSURANCE AGENT FOR LIVERPOOL LIFE ASSURANCE. WIFE K WHITFIELD LIVED AT 76 ETON STREET, HULL AND LATER "AKTOI" HOUSE, PEARSON PARK, HULL. HE HAD TRANSFERRED FROM THE EYR (CYCLISTS) AND DIED OR WOUNDS RECEIVED ON 14TH APRIL 1917, AGED 27. HIS […]
102 , WESTBOURNE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/10/1916
       
Aged
35
BORN HULL 1881. SON OF JAMES RICHARDSON & ELIZA WILLFORD,  OF 421 ANLABY ROAD & 102 WESTBOURNE AVENUE, HULL. 1918 ABSENT VOTERS. ACCOUNTANTS CLERK. HE ENLISTED HULL. EX PRIVATE, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 31/10/1916, AGED 35. HE IS BURIED AT GUARDS' CEMETE […]