Regiment: The Prince of Wales Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 2nd Battalion

2nd Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Malta.
14.09.1914 Embarked for England arriving at Southampton and moved to Hursley Park, Winchester to join the 23rd Brigade of the 8th Division.
05.11.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1915
The Battle of Neuve Chapelle, The Battle of Aubers, The action of Bois Grenier.
1916
The Battle of Albert.
1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The Battle of Pilkem, The Battle of Langemarck.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The actions at the Somme crossings, The Battle of Rosieres, The actions of Villers-Bretonneux, The Battle of the Aisne 1918, The Battle of the Scarpe, The Final Advance in Artois.
11.11.1918 Ended the war at Tertre west of Mons, Belgium.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
16 SARAH ANN'S TERRACE, SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/08/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF EMMA AGAR. BEFORE ENLISTING WORKED FOR KIRKPATRICK & CO. REPORTED MISSING ADDRESS FROM HULL DAILY MAIL 1/12/17. LISTED ON ST MARKS STREET MEMORIAL. NB: WILLIAM & FRANCES AGAR - 5 BARTON TERRACE, STANLEY STREET; DOUGLAS - 11 CHOMLEY ST.
11 GRANVILLE TERRACE, CHURCHILL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
Area
       
Died on
19/12/1914
       
Aged
24
BORN YORK 1890. ENLISTED YORK, SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM GEORGE BARCLAY (1837-1902) AND ELIZABETH SARAH BARCLAY (1848-1917), LIVING IN HULL. HIS MOTHER IS BURIED IN HULL. HE SERVED AS PRIVATE, 7117, 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT WITH HIS BROTHER. HE CAME FROM A MILITARY FAMILY. HIS FATHER SERVED 37 YEARS WITH THE WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. S […]
11 GRANVILLE TERRACE, CHURCHILL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
Area
       
Died on
21/11/1914
       
Aged
23
BORN YORK 1892. SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM GEORGE BARCLAY (1837-1902) AND ELIZABETH SARAH BARCLAY (1848-1917), LIVING IN HULL AND YORK. HIS MOTHER IS BURIED IN HULL. HE SERVED AS A PRIVATE AND MUSICIAN AND THEN AS LANCE CORPORAL, 8183, IN THE 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, WHICH WAS HIS FATHER'S BATTALION. HE CAME FROM A MILITARY FAMILY. S […]
4 FLORENCE TERRACE, WASSAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/07/1917
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF MARGARET A & THE LATE PLATO BRINKLEY ABOVE ADDRESS & 45 GREEN LANE IN 1911. NB: 15 CYPRUS WALK, ALEXANDRA STREET.
30 , WESTMINSTER AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/05/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF HERBERT BURTON & KATE (HYDE) - 8 VERONA TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET & ABOVE CWGC ADDRESS. BURIED AT ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE READS, "PEACE PERFECT PEACE". HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM 30/05/1918
SARAH ANN TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/04/1915
BORN ST JOHNS, DURHAM. LIVED & ENLISTED IN HULL. LISTED AS DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY, ON THE WATERLOO STREET MEMORIAL.. 35 PEOPLE SERVED FROM THIS TERRACE. (HDM 09/09/1916).
8 CROMPTON VILLAS, ESCOURT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/07/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN BARRY, CARDIFF 1892. SON OF PETER CHRISTENESEN & SARAH ANN GALSWORTHY, LIVING AT THIS 1911 ADDRESS. HE LIVED IN MIDDLESBOROUGH IN 1901. EX CRANE FIREMAN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX PRIVATE, 8871, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERREDAS PRIVATE, 235503, 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 31/07/1917, AGED 25. UNMARRI […]
50 , SEATON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/05/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 02/03/1892. SON OF WALTER CONKERTON (1860-1919) & EMMA LEACH (1863-1939), OF 50 SEATON STREET, HULL. THIRD OF FIVE CHILDREN. SON OF A PAINTER. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS A KEG & DRUM MAKER. HE MARRIED LILLY DAVEY (1895-1977) AT SCULCOATES CHURCH, ON 23/05/1914. THEY HAD ONE SON, ALBERT LOUVAIN CONKERTON (1914-1968), AND LIVED A […]
5 EBENEEZER TERRACE, SYMONS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/08/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF WALTER & HELEN CORNWELL, OF 5 EBENEEZER TERRACE, SYMONS STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS A RAILWAY CLERK , FOR THE HULL & BARNSLY LINE, AT THE SCULCOATES DEPOT. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 42508, 2ND PRINCE OF WALES OWN, (WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT). KILLED IN ACTION, ON 16/08/19 […]
12 GLASSHOUSE ROW, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/06/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1890. FIRST SON OF GEORGE WILLIAM & ANN ELIZABETH DAY, OF 12 GLASS HOUSE ROW, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS). ONE OF THREE CHILDREN. ELDEST CHILD WAS THEIR SISTER AGNES. THE FAMILY MOVED TO 164 UNION STREET, HARGREASE SQUARE, SHIPLEY YORKS. HE MARRIED MABEL BAXTER, IN NORTH BIERLEY, IN 1909. THEY LIVED AT BETHEL STREET, E […]
10 ROSAMOND TERRACE, ROSAMOND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/04/1918
       
Aged
28
BORN NEWINGTON, 1890. WIFE ANNIE EDWARDS. ALSO REGISTERED AS A PTE. AT 3 GLASGOW STREET IN 1918 VOTERS.
30 NELSON STREET, BRIDLINGTON, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
16/08/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN FLAMBOROUGH 1898. SON OF LATE CHRISTOPHER FENBY (1863-1900) AND SARAH ANN MARTIN (1861-1940), OF 30 NELSON STREET, BRIDLINGTON (PENSION LEDGER ADDRESS). HE HAD FIVE BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS. HE LIVED IN HULL, AND  ENLISTED IN HULL. ADDRESS NOT FOUND? SERVED AS SERGEANT, IN THE 2ND WEST RIDING REGIMENT. HE WAS PRESUMED KILLED ON 16/0 […]
22 , ESCOURT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/05/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN BEVERLEY 1889. SON OF JOSEPH & ELIZABETH GORBERT. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 17/04/1917. SENT TO FRANCE 21/01/1918. SERVED WITH THE 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 29/05/1918, AGED 19. LISTED ON THE DANSOM LANE STREET MEMORIAL. UNMARRIED. HE LEFT BROTHER JOHN AND SISTERS, ROSE AND ISABELLA AT 22 ESCOURT STREET, HULL..
10 ST ANDREWS AVENUE, ST MARKS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/04/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM & LOUISA BOLLINGHAM HARRISON AT THIS 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 24/04/1918, AGED 19. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, LOUISA. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE ST MARKS STREET MEMORIAL. HIS BROTHER GEORGE WILLIAM HARRISON, 4TH EYR DIED OF WOUNDS RECEIVED AT YPRES. HIS STE […]
15 FLEMINGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN BEVERLEY 1889. SON OF WILLIAM HELM AND STEP SON OF JANE LEADBETTER. THE FIFTH SON OF NINE CHILDREN. HIS MOTHER, HANNAH BERISFORD, DIED A YEAR AFTER HE WAS BORN. HE WAS A TANNERY LABOURER AND BOARDING AT THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). ENLISTED YORK. SERVED WITH THE 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMEN. KILLED IN ACTION 1ST JULY 1916. UNMARRIED. […]
, WITHERNSEA, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/07/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1884. SON OF DICK & ELIZA, WITHERNSEA.  WORKED FOR BRITISH OIL AND CAKE MILLS. ALSO A RESERVIST WITH THE 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ENLISTED SCARBOROUGH. SERVED WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE IN FRANCE FROM SEPTEMBER 1914. HE WAS REPORTED MISSING ON 31/07/1917, AGED 23. HE IS BURIED AT HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY, BELGIUM […]
360 , HAWTHORNE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/03/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. ELDEST SON OF CHARLES LAMBERT HORSLEY & FLORENCE HEAD ABOVE ADDRESS. BROTHERS LEONARD AND HAROLD AND SISTER FLORENCE. ENLISTED HULL 21/05/1917. POSTED TO FRANCE ON 19/01/1918.REPORTED WOUNDED AND MISSING ON 25/3/1918, AGED 19. BEFORE THE WAR, EMPLOYED AS A CLERK. LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
3 ROCHFORD AVENUE, BEDFORD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/04/1918
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF FRED & MARGARET A INGRAM ABOVE. HULL HEROES WEBSITE.
6 ETHELS GROVE, BRIGHTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
30/10/1914
       
Aged
27
BORN SCARBOROUGH 1887. A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER. ENLISTED SCARBOROUGH. KILLED IN ACTION, AT YPRES, 30/10/1914, AGED 27. HIS WIDOW LIVED AT THIS HULL ADDRESS. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER GEORGE EDWARD IRELAND. HIS DEATH, ADDRESS & PHOTOGRAPH WERE REPORTED IN THE HDM 13/0/2/1915, AND IN THE HULL TIMES, ON 17/04/1915. * His […]
2 ALBERT TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/07/1918
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1889. SON OF JOSEPH BRANTON JACKSON (1863-1943) & SARAH JANE MARRIES (1856-1926), OF 10 WESTBOURNE TERRACE, WESTBOURNE STREET, HULL. A SHIP'S PAINTER. HE MARRIED MINNIE WILLOUGHBY, AT ST PETER'S CHURCH, HULL, ON 25/12/1911. THEY LIVED WITH THEIR SON JOSEPH (1918-2005) AT THIS 1918 MILITARY VOTERS ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. E […]