Regiment: The Prince of Wales Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 9th Battalion C Company

9th (Service) Battalion
25.08.1914 Formed at York as part of the first New Army (K1) and moved to Belton Park, Grantham as part of the 32nd Brigade of the 11th Division.
April 1915 Moved to Witley Camp, Godalming
03.07.1915 Embarked for Gallipoli from Liverpool via Mudros.
06.08.1915 Landed at Suvla Bay and engaged in various actions against the Turkish Army including;
The Battle of Sari Bair.
20.12.1915 Evacuated from Gallipoli to Egypt due to severe casualties from combat, disease and harsh weather.
07.02.1916 Arrived in Egypt and took over part of the Suez Canal defences.
01.07.1916 Moved to France landing at Marseilles and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
The capture of the Wundt-Werk, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Thiepval.
1917
Operations on the Ancre, The Battle of Messines, The Battle of the Langemarck, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle.
13.11.1917 Absorbed 400 men of all ranks from the Yorkshire Hussars to become the 9th (Yorkshire Hussars Yeomanry) Battalion.
1918
The Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of the Drocourt-Quant Line, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war Bettignies north of Maubeuge, France.

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95 , GLASGOW STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/08/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN DRIFFIELD 1894. SON OF HENRY & ANNIE E HODGSON, OF 95 GLASGOW STREET, HULL. SON OF A JOINER. ELDEST OF FIVE CHILDREN. LATE EMPLOYEE OF THE CITY ENGRAVING COMPANY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 10/08/1915, AGED 21. A SINGLE MAN. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, ANNIE […]
9 ALBERT SQUARE, ELLA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
07/08/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 13/05/1894. SON OF THOMAS WILLIAM HUDSON & ANNIE PARKER. EDUCATED AT NEWLAND AVENUE COUNCIL SCHOOL. A KEEN SPORTSMAN. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE ST JUDES FOOTBALL TEAM, THE HULL CITY SWIMMING CLUB AND THE HULL HARRIERS RUNNING CLUB. IN 1913, HE WON THE BRONZE MEDAL FOR A STUDY IN LETTERING AT THE HULL SCHOOL OF ART.HE WAS EMPLO […]
Spring Head House Easingwold, Hull
       
Died on
14/09/1916
       
Aged
32
Born Kennington, Surrey, 1884. Son of Alfred Ernest Robinson (1854-1909) and Alice Maud Poletti. He resided with his Grandparents at Spring Head House, Easingwold. He lived in Humbleton and worked as a Bank Clerk. He served as Lieutenant, in the West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own), 13th Bn. attd. 9th Battalions. Killed on th […]