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.

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8, WORKINGTON AVENUE, NORNABELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/07/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 20/05/1898. SON OF GEORGE MAGSON (1861-1950) & MARIA DENMAN (1860-1936), OF 16, GEORGES TERRACE, KENT STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 8, WORKINGTON AVENUE, NORNABELL STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE HAD TWO BROTHERS AND FOUR SISTERS. EX RECKITT'S WORKER. MEMBER OF THE RECKITT'S SPORTS BOYS CLUB. ENLISTED AT HULL, ON […]
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 […]
2 SKIRROW STREET, BRADFORD, , WEST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/08/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1890. LIVED THORNTON, BRADFORD ABOVE. ENLISTED BRADFORD. SON OF ALFRED & ANNIE ELIZABETH MILNES, HEWORTH, YORK. GARDENER. SERVED IN THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE, FROM 22/12/1915. KILLED IN ACTION, AT LANGEMARK, BELGIUM, ON 27/08/1917, AGED 26. HIS YOUNGER BROTHER, EDGAR MILNES, ALSO DIED IN 1 […]
, SKIDBY, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/11/1918
       
Aged
29
BORN CARLTON, NOTTS, 24/02/1889. SON OF GEORGE MORRIS (1866-1949) & EMMA MORRIS (1865-1947), NOTTINGHAM. A BRICKLAYERS LABOURER. HE MARRIED LAURA MAY RUDD (1893-1940), AT HUNSLET, YORKSHIRE, IN 1912. HIS WIFE LAURA, LIVED IN SKIDBY. ENLISTED LEEDS. SERVED AS ACTING SERGEANT, WITH THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON […]
120 , YORK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/09/1916
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF ROBERT OFFICER (1842-1892) AND ANNIE OFFICER (1861-1912) OF NEW GEORGE STREET, HULL. BEFORE ENLISTING HE WORKED FOR FOULSTON'S GLASS WORKS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 12438, 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 02/09/1915. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON 14/09/1916, AT 5TH CASUALTY CLEARING STATION […]
160 NORWOOD, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN BEVERLEY 1895. SON OF WILLIAM & MARY JANE PEARSON, OF 160 NORWOOD, BEVERLEY. SON OF A FARM LABOURER. HE WORKED AS A LABOURER. HE HAD FIVE BROTHERS AND SIX SISTERS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. LEFT FOR THE DARDENELLES, ON 11/07/1915. KILLED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 09/08/1915, AGED 20. HIS NAME I […]
14 AUCKLAND TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/12/1916
       
Aged
36
BORN HULL 1880. SON OF JOHN (1827-1911) & ANN ELIZABETH PINDER & 11 CHILDREN, HULL. HIS BROTHER JAMES PINDER LIVED AT THISADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 12265, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 45733, 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 04/12/1916, AGED 36. HE IS BURIED ON THE SOMME, AT CONTA […]
13, Faulkner's Alley, Benjamin Street, London
       
Died on
14/10/1917
Born Holborn, London. Son of George Richards, of 13, Faulkner's Alley, Benjamin Street, London (War Pension address). He enlisted in Hull. Served with the 9th West Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds, on 14/10/1917. His army effects were left to his sister, Mary Ann Rapp.
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 […]
7 LION TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1878. SON OF RICHARD TARBOTTON AND MARTHA HOLROYD, OF 6 JOHNSON'S BUILDINGS, GREEN LANE, HULL. YOUNGEST OF EIGHT CHILDREN. A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. LEFT FOR THE DARDENELLES, ON 11/07/1915. KILLED IN ACTION, AT GALLIPOLI, ON 09/08/1915, AGED 37. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEF […]
5 PRETORIA AVENUE, EDINBURGH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/08/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1895. DRYPOOL. SON OF JOSEPH & EMILY TOWLE, OF 43 GREEN LANE, HULL. WOUNDED AND MISSING AT GALLIPOLI. HE IS PICTURED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 24/09/1915. *
109 , ST GEORGES ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/08/1915
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1897. THIRD SON OF BENJAMIN TOZER & FLORENCE CHAPMAN. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN AT 109 ST GEORGES ROAD, HULL. (1911 CENSUS ADDRESS). BEFORE THE WAR, HE WAS AN APPRENTICE WITH MESSRS, C.D. HOLMES & COMPANY AND LIVED AT 109 ST GEORGES ROAD, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION […]
14, Hulland Street, Hunslet, Leeds
       
Died on
29/08/1917
       
Aged
31
Born Hunslet, Leeds. Son of Mary Wake, of 14, Hulland St., Hunslet, Leeds, and the late Austin Wake. He enlisted in Hull. Served with the 9th West Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds, on 29/08/1917, aged 31. His grave reads, ETERNAL REST GIVE TO HIM O LORD AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON HIS SOUL O LORD
MILL HOUSE, YORK, YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/11/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN SCARBOROUGH 23/06/1886. YOUNGEST SON OF CAPTAIN, EDWYN M. WALKER , 15TH HUSSARS, (1838-1919) & ELIZABETH BETHELL (1851-1915), OF MILL HOUSE, YORK. HE WAS EDUCATED AT LEEDS UNIVERSITY AND QUALIFIED AS AN ELECTRICAL ENGINEER IN 1911. A KEEN CRICKETER HE PLAYED FOR THE WELLINGTON SCHOLL XI. HE WORKED IN LEEDS AND THE NORTH EAST […]
228 , PARK AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/09/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1893. ONLY SON OF PHILIP HENRY WARD (1855-1927) & MARGARET ELIZABETH WARD, OF 87, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 228, PARK GROVE, HULL. HE HAD AN OLDER SISTER EDITH. HE WAS EDUCATED AT HULL GRAMMAR SCHOOL. LIKE HIS FATHER, HE WORKED AS A HOUSE DECORATOR AND PAINTER. WENT TO ST JOHN'S HALL, DURHAM UNIVERSITY AND TRA […]
13 WALKER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF MARY JANE WARDELL, OF 13 WALKER STREET, HULL. HIS WIFE CLARA AYLIFFE, (FORMERLY WARDELL), LIVED AT 12 RAIKE STREET, CHURCH STREET, IN DRYPOOL, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A CHAIN LAD FOR THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWAYS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. L […]
6 QUEENS TERRACE, GILLETT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/08/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1895. SCULCOATES. ENLISTED HULL. STEPSON OF GEORGE & ELLEN TAYLOR AT THIS 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS AND 5 SUBWAY STREET, HULL (PENSION LEDGER ADDRESS). PRIOR TO THE WAR HE WORKED AS A BOILER CLEANER. HE ENLISTED IN THE WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT WITH HIS FRIEND CHARLES GOODEVE, BOTH WERE DRUMMERS AND WERE KILLED TOGETHER, AT GALLI […]
5 , GRAFTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/08/1915
       
Aged
31
BORN STILLINGTON, DURHAM, 1884. SON OF RICHARD WOOD & HENRIETTA MILNER, AT THE CWGC ADDRESS. A STAGE CARPENTER. ENLISTED IN HULL. CORPORAL IN THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. LEFT FOR THE DARDENELLES, ON 11/07/1915. KILLED AT GALLIPOLI, ON 22/08/1915, AGED 31. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER, RICHARD. HE LEFT SISTER, ELIZABETH, […]
17 BRANCH ROAD, ARMLEY, LEEDS, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
07/08/1915
       
Aged
26
BORN ARMLEY, LEEDS, 03/02/1889. SON OF JAMES WORSNOP AND ELIZABETH RINGROSE, OF 15, SKIRBECK STREET, NEW WORTLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE. EMPLOYED BY THE HULL CORPORATION AS A TEACHER. FORMER HULL GRAMMAR SCHOOL MASTER WHERE HE TAUGHT ENGLISH AND GERMAN. HE MARRIED LOUISE POWIS (1887-1981), IN BRAMLEY, ON 12/04/1915. HIS FAMILY MOVED TO 17 BRA […]
212 , DIVISION ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
15/08/1915
       
Aged
23
BORN NEWINGTON, HULL 14/04/1892. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM YOUNG (1850-1894) & FRANCES KITCHING (1852-1937) - 1901 CENSUS ADDRESS AND 225 ALBERT AVENUE, HULL (1911 CENSUS). AN ASSISTANT CASHIER.. HE MARRIED, MURIEL FLETCHER SMITH (1893-1941), AT HULL, IN APRIL 1915. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS A CORPORAL IN THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIM […]