Regiment: The Prince of Wales Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 2/5th Battalion

2/4th & 2/5th Battalion Territorial Force
04.09.1914 The 2/4th formed at Northallerton.
Sept 1914 The 2/5th formed at Scarborough.
Early 1915 Both moved to Benton, Newcastle as part of the 189th Brigade of the 63rd Division
July 1915 Moved to Cramlington and then Gainsborough.
July 1916 the 63rd Division broken up and the 189th Brigade moved to Catterick.
09.11.1916 Moved to Blackpool and transferred to the 220th Brigade of the 73rd Division.
Jan 1917 Moved to Chelmsford, then reduced in strength.
21.12.1917 The 2/4th disbanded and the 2/5th disbanded 29.03.1918.

Last Name
Address
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3 , LINCOLN STREET, WINCOLMLEE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/07/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF MR WILLIAM HENRY APPLEBY & MRS EMMA GOWER - 34 BARMSTON STREET & 3 LINCOLN STREET, HULL.  ONE OF FOUR CHILDREN. HE WORKED FOR MESSRS, KEIGHLEY & SONS OIL MILLS. ENLISTED HULL. HE WAS WOUNDED AND PRESUMED KILLED 20/07/1918, AGED 19. HIS DEATH AND PHOTOGRAPH WERE REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 4TH […]
75 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/05/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN ST MARY'S, KENT 1898. SON OF ROSA & WILLIAM BEDFORD AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS, AND THREE SISTERS. A SINGLE MAN. WORKED AS A LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 22/02/1917, AGED 17 YEARS AND 364 DAYS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4.5 INCHES TALL, 36 INCH CHEST, 110 LBS WEIGHT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 09/10/1917. SERVED WITH THE […]
BROOMFLEET LANDING, BROOMFLEET, BROUGH, EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/11/1917
       
Aged
18
BORN BROOMFLEET, YORKSHIRE 1899. SON OF GEORGE RANDELL COULTISH AND MINNIE COULTISH, OF BROOMFLEET LANDING, NEWPORT, BROUGH. SON OF A BRICKYARD LABOURER. BROTHER OF FRED , ALBERT AND EMILY LEIGHTON. A FARM LABOURER. HE ENLISTED BEVERLEY, ON 15/08/1917, AGED 18 YEARS AND 6 MONTHS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 3 INCHES TALL, 122 LBS WEIGHT, 34.5 […]
9 , DURHAM STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/11/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN SPALDING, LINCOLNSHIRE, 1895. SON OF FREDERICK HENRY PICK AND SARAH ANN PICK AT THIS HULL ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). SON OF A CARETAKER. HE WORKED AS A GROCER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/11/1917. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER FREDERICK. HE IS COMMEMORATED AT THE C […]
, SAXIBY MILLS, LINCOLN, LINCOLNSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/02/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF ARTHUR & LOUISA POCKLINGTON. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. HE LIVED IN SAXIBY MILLS, LINCS. AN ASSISTANT IN MILL. HE ENLISTED IN LINCOLN. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 4432, 2/5TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMEN. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 15/02/1917, AGED 26. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL.
100 NORTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
10/04/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN SCARBOROUGH 1887. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2/5TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, AT ETAPLES, ON 10/04/1918, AGED 31. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON THE 14/05/1918. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW, LAVINIA AT 100 NORTH STREET HULL (PENSION LEDGER ADDRESS) AND THEN TO JOHN CRAVEN,