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
24 , EXMOUTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/12/1917
       
Aged
38
BORN HULL 1880. SON OF GEORGE & SELINA WILSON, OF 41 RUSSEL STREET, HULL. A TRAM DRIVER, ON THE HULL SPING BANK ROUTE, FOR MANY YEARS. HE WAS PROMOTED TO INSPECTOR. HE SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. SEVERLEY WOUNDED ON 12/10/1917. DIED OF LEG WOUNDS, ON 04/12/1917, AGED 38. HE HAD BEEN IN FRANCE FOR 16 MONTHS, AND LOO […]
1 MARR TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN NEWINGTON, HULL, 1893. SON OF THOMAS WILSON (1849-1895) & ELEANOR WALKER (1850-1914), OF 1 MARR TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS. A SINGLE MAN. WORKED AS A GENERAL LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 1240, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. H […]
6, HERNBOROUGH BUILDINGS, NEW GEORGE STREET, HULL EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/12/1915
       
Aged
26
BORN PAULL 1889. RESIDED & ENLISTED IN HULL. SON OF THOMAS DALLY WINSON (1842-1916) AND ELIZA YAXLEY (1846-1938) BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A BUTCHER. LIVING AT 7, FLEET STREET, STEPNEY LANE, HULL (1911 CENSUS). HE MARRIED, LAVINIA ROSE PICKARD, AT HULL, IN 1913. THEY HAD ONE DAUGHTER, MURIEL, BORN ON 16/12/1913. HE ENLISTED IN HU […]
8 LOCKWOOD TERRACE, LOCKWOOD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/08/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN LOUTH, LINCS 1897. ELDEST SON OF CHRISTOPHER & HARRIET WRIGHT AT THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). HIS FATHER WAS A LABOURER AT A CEMENT WORKES. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS AN OIL MILL LABOURER. ENLISTED HULL. EX 1417 5TH EYR. TRANSFERRED TO THE WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 12/08/1918, AGED 21. HE LEFT AN OLDER SISTER MINNIE WRIGHT […]