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

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.

Last Name
Address
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4 WELLINGTON MART, HUMBER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN SUTTON, HULL, 1889. SON OF JOHN JOSEPH & ELIZABETH BAYSTON, CHURCH STREET, SUTTON UPON HULL. GRANDSON OF MR & MRS MAWER AT THIS ADDRESS. GRANPARENTS RICHARD & MARY HEWSON -17 BROMLEY STREET, HULL. DIED 09/10/1917, AGED 28. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM 08/8/1916.
35 , CAMPBELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
07/08/1915
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 18/05/1887. KNOWN AS 'BOB'. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM BRANTON (1855-1914) & ALICE TOPHAM (1859-1909). ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN. MARRIED ELSIE FOSTER, IN HULL, ON 04/06/1911. WIFE ELSIE AND DAUGHTERS, ELSIE AND IVY, LIVED AT 35A CAMPBELL STREET, HULL (HDM 07/08/1916). HE WAS FORMERLY A SHIP'S, BOILER MAKER. HIS FATHER IN LAW WAS MIN […]
5 RICHMOND TERRACE, WALLER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/09/1915
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF JAMES AND THERESA BRODERICK, 65 VICTOR STREET. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN. A SHOP ASSISTANT. ENLISTED HULL. EX 26975, 8TH WELSH REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS AT ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL, ON 17/09/1915, AGED 23. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO MRS ROSANNA McGARRY. COMMEMORATED ON THE GALLIPOLI MEMORIAL, HELLES, TURKEY.
244 , ALLIANCE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/08/1915
       
Aged
30
BORN OWSTON FERRY, LINCOLN. ONE OF 4 BROTHERS. DIED OF WOUNDS AT GALLIPOLI, ON 25/08/1915, AGED 30. HIS BROTHER FRED DROWNED DURING ENEMY ACTION. HIS DEATH IS REPORTED IN THEHDM 27/08/1917 & 01/09/1917, AND IN THE HULL TIMES, ON 18/09/1915, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. * . I am grateful to Pete Bradshaw who sent the following information on […]
6 MAY TREE AVENUE, GARDEN VILLAGE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/11/1915
       
Aged
22
BORN SUTTON 1893. SON OF CHARLES H. CLARKE & RACHEL CLARKE, OF 6 MAY TREE AVENUE, GARDEN VILLAGE, HULL. EX RAILWAY CLERK FOR THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAYS AND HULL AND BARNSLEY LINE. ONE OF FOUR BROTHERS SERVING. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 11018, 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. WOUNDED AT GALLIPOLI ON 06/05/1915. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, […]
55 , WEST PARADE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
07/06/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 18/08/1899. SON OF FRED LAKEY CORNELL & MARY ANN CORNELL ABOVE ADDRESS (1901 CENSUS). THEY MOVED TO 6 YEOMAN ROAD, UPPERTHORPE, SHEFFIELD. BROTHERS, ARTHUR AND FRED AND THREE MARRIED SISTERS. A TIN SMITH AND DRAPER'S ASSISTANT. HE ENLISTED AT SHEFFIELD, ON 16/09/1916. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 1 INCH TALL, 102 LBS WEIGHT, 32 INCH C […]
5 BRIGHTON TERRACE, CUMBERLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1916
       
Aged
38
BORN BISHOPHILL, YORK, 1878. SON OF JAMES CREASER (1850-1910) & PHOEBE ELIZABETH JOHNSON (1849-1931). ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HE MARRIED CHARLOTTE HUNT, IN HULL, IN 1901. HIS WIFE CHARLOTTE, AND DAUGHTERS, PHOEBE AND DORA, LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENUS). A DOCK LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMEN […]
, CHARLES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/11/1918
BORN GOMMERSIDE, RICHMOND, YORK. ENLISTED YORK. EX 457, YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. SERVED AS COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR, 236161, 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 04/11/1918. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW, MIRRIAM ELLEANOR DAYKIN. HE ALSO LEFT HER £84 IN HIS WILL. SHE LIVED AT BELLERBY, LEYBURN, YORKSHIRE. HE IS BURIED IN […]
14 JOHNS PLACE, CHAPMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN ST BENNETTS, SUNDERLAND 1889. LIVED WITH FAMILY AS 14 JOHNS PLACE, CHAPMAN STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS). ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. WAS KILLED AT THE SOMME. ON 15/09/1916, AGED 27. HE IS RECORDED AS KILLED ON TH NORNABELL STREET, ROLL OF HONOUR (HDM 08/11/1916).   NB; PETER DUNBAR, RNR - 6 BLEN […]
, KENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF HARRY WILLIAM & MARY JANE ENGLAND, OF KENT STREET, HULL AND 83 THOMAS STREET, HEDON ROAD, HULL (HDM 23/12/1916). KNOWN AS "BEN", HE WORKED ON HULL DOCKS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. REPORTED WOUNDED AND MISSING, ON 27/09/1916. THEN KILLED ON 27/09/1916, AGED 23. COMMEMORATED […]
36 , WOODHOUSE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/08/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF JOHN GEORGE & ELIZABETH AMELIA EVERS. HUSBAND OF ROSE HANNAH EVERS. WORKED FOR MESSRS, RAYNOR AND CROOK, TRINITY HOUSE LANE, FOR SEVEN AND HALF YEARS AND THEN AS A CANTEEN MANAGER, AT MR STOREY, GROCERS, ANALABY ROAD, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WTH THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON […]
22 , MARMADUKE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/09/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN WAKEFIELD 1894. SON OF THOMAS & KATHERINE ABOVE.
, NORTH CAVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/08/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF JAMES HARRISON, NORTH CAVE. ENLISTED YORK. SERVED IN THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 27/08/1917, AGED 23. COMMEMORATED AT TYNE COT CEMETERY, BELGIUM. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WENT TO HIS FATHER JAMES.
11 RAILWAY COTTAGES, BROUGH, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/09/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1896. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF CHARLES & ELIZABETH HOLTBY, 11 RAILWAY COTTAGES , BROUGH. GARDENER. KILLED IN ACTION.
9 , WORSHIP STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/12/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF GEORGE LEONARD & SARAH ANN I'ANSON, OF 4 RUTLAND TERRACE, NORFOLK STREET, HULL AND 9 WORHIP STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). A FORMER, HULL CORPORATION WORKER. HE ENLISTED ON 22/03/1915 AND WENT TO WHITLEY BAY. HE LEFT THERE FOR THE DARDENELLES, ON 20/09/1915. HIS GRAVE READS, "FELL, DOING HIS DUTY". HIS DEATH WAS […]
, LORNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
BORN HULL. SCULCOATES. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH BATTALION, PRINCE OF WALES OWN (WEST YORKSHIRE) REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION AT GALLIPOLI, ON 09/08/1915. COMMEMORATED ON THE HELLES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. HIS NAME WAS LISTED ON HULL'S LORNE STREET MEMORIAL - (HDM 01/12/1917). SEVERAL RICHARD JACKSON'S ON HULL CENSUS RECORDS.
6 ARTHUR TERRACE, COURTNEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/09/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN 1896. ONLY SON OF WILLIAM & EDITH JUBB, OF 6 ARTHUR TERRACE, COURTNEY STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE JOINED RECKITT'S CANISTER WORKS ON 19/9/1912. ENLISTED AUGUST 1914, SERVED IN EGYPT, SALONICA & FRANCE. LISTED ON ST MARKS MEMORIAL. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 8TH NOVEMBER 1916, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH.* […]
63 , NICHOLSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/08/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF THOMAS WILLIAM LONSDALE (1863-1946) & ANN BELLARD (1865-1943), OF 37 MAY STREET, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL. HIS FATHER WAS THE CHURCH WARDEN OF ST MARY CHURCH, SCULCOATES LANE. HE HAD FIVE BROTHERS AN SISTER, CALLED IVY. FORMERLY AN APPRENTICE SIGN WRITER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIM […]
16 GEORGES TERRACE, KENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/07/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. SON OF GEORGE & MARIA MAGSON. EX RECKITT'S. WORKER. ENLISTED AT HULL, ON 01/01/1917. MEMBER OF THE RECKITT'S SPORTS BOYS CLUB. SERVED WITH THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED ON 31/07/1918, AGED 18. HE IS BURIED AT CHAMBRECY BRITISH CEMETERY, MARNE, FRANCE   NB; JOHN MAGSON, EYR - 8 CLYDE STREET, HULL;
96 , ST GEORGES ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/11/1915
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1888. ENLISTED NORWICH. DIED OF WOUNDS GALLIPOLI. SON OF ALFRED & EMMA MARSHALL, 96 ST GEORGES ROAD. HE LIVED AT 11 STRICKLAND TERRACE, STRICKLAND STREET. BEFORE THE WAR HAROLD WAS A LAWYER'S ASSISTANT. HE WAS WELL KNOWN IN FOOTBALL CIRCLES BEING A GOALKEEPER FOR RANGERS THURSDAY AFC. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAIL […]