Regiment: York And Lancaster Regiment 1/4th (Hallamshire) Battalion

The Regiment raised 22 Battalions in total during the course of World War 1 and recruited approximately 57,000 men during these years, 72 out of every 100 men were either wounded or killed. The Regiment was awarded 59 battle honours including 1,190 gallantry awards four of which were Victoria Crosses. 8,814 men of this Regiment died during the course of the war.
1/4th (Hallamshire) Battalion Territorial Force and 1/5th Battalion Territorial Force
04.08.1914 The 1/4th stationed at Sheffield and the 1/5th stationed at Rotherham, both as part of the3rd West Riding Brigade of the West Riding Division and then moved to Doncaster then Gainsborough and York.
14.04.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne where the formation became the 148th Brigade of the 49th Division and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
During 1915
The Battle of Aubers Ridge, The first Germen attack on Phosgene.
During 1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Pozieres Ridge, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette.
During 1917
Operations on the Flanders Coast, The Battle of Poelcapelle.
During 1918
The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Messines, The Battle of Bailleul, The First and Second Battles of Kemmel Ridge, The Battle of the Scherpenberg, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of Valenciennes.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Leforest north of Douai.

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Address
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59 CALEDONIA STREET, SCARBOROUGH, , NORTH YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/09/1916
       
Aged
18
Born Hull 1898. Son of John Thompson Barker and Ann Barker, of 59, Caledonia St., Scarborough. He enlisted in Scarborough. Formerly, 6549, the Yorkshire regiment. He served as Lance Corporal, with the 1/4th York and Lancaster regiment. Died in action, on 14/09/1916, aged 18. His army effects were left to his mother. Unmarried. He left si […]
BURGESS YARD , BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/10/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN BEVERLEY, 1897. ONLY SON OF KATE BRADY, OF BURGESS YARD, BEVERLEY. ELDEST OF THREE CHILDREN.  HIS MOTHER WAS FROM DUBLIN, IRELAND AND A WIDOWED CHAR WOMAN. HE WORKED AS AN APPRENTICE BRICKLAYER (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 2330 YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 1/4TH YORK AND LANCASTER […]
10 MELBOURNE TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
12/04/1918
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1895. ELDEST SON OF THOMAS & MARY COOPER, AT 212 BEAN STREET, HULL. EMPLOYED AS A  MINERAL PORTER FOR THE GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY, ON THE HULL CORPORATION PIER. ENLISTED AS PRIVATE, 22361, 11TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, IN HULL, ON 10/12/1915, AGED 20 YEARS AND 1 MONTH. TRAINED AS A BOMBER. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 20/01/1916. […]
4 CROFTON AVENUE, EGTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/07/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN THORNE 1896. SON OF WILLIAM & ELIZABETH ANN DIGLIN, OF  10 HIGH STREET, HULL AND 7 NORTH FIELD VILLAS, ROSEMEAD STREET, HULL. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED FOR BANKS LTD FLOUR MILLS. HE ENLISTED HULL IN 1915, JOINING THE YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT. HE LIVED WITH HIS BROTHER, GEORGE AT 4 CROFTON AVENUE, EGTO […]
KING STREET, COTTINGHAM, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
08/09/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN COTTINGHAM 1897. ONLY SON OF GEORGE FIELD (1869-1924) AND KATE SCOTT (1870- 1965), OF NEW VILLAGE ROAD, COTTINGHAM. SON OF A PORK BUTCHER. HE WORKED IN HIS FATHER'S SHOP. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 7.5 INCHES TALL, 151 LBS WEIGHT, 36 INCH CHEST, "VERY GOOD" PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. ENLISTED AT COTTINGHAM, ON 28/03/1816. POSTED TO FRANCE ON 0 […]
8 , TYNE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/07/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN PRESTON, HULL, 1892. SON OF MARY JANE LOADES & THE LATE WALLIS GREEN (1845-1910), AT 8 , TYNE STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS).  BEFORE ENLISTING, HE WORKED AT SEA IN THE MERCHANT NAVY AND IN MUNITIONS.  EMPLOYED AS A SHELL TURNER FOR MESSRS. AMOS & SMITH LTD. ENGINEERS, AT HULL'S ALBERT DOCK. HE LIVED AT 129 ST GEORGES ROAD, H […]
9 MONTROSE AVENUE, GIBSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/11/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. ARMY ADDRESS ABOVE. NB: JOSEPH & WILLIAM HIRST - 8 HYMERS AVE. CYRIL & EDWARD - 57 PARK ST. EDWIN, RGA - 13 WEST PARADE.
2 HOGGARDS YARD KELDGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
26/04/1918
       
Aged
37
E. Kennedy, No. 203406, Lance Corporal, Edward Kennedy, 1/4th Bn. (Hallamshire (T.F.) York & Lancs Regiment. Formerly: No. 2858 Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) Edward Kennedy, the son of George and Ann Kennedy of Hoggards Yard, Keldgate, was born in Beverley in 1889. He enlisted at Beverley on 9 November 191 […]
99 , WALTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/10/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF WALTER JAMES & EVA LEADLEY, OF 6 KIRBY ST, LOCKWWOD STREET, HULL. AND 6 RHODES STREET, HAWTHORNE AVENUE, HULL (ARMY ADDRESS). THIRD OF SEVEN CHILDREN. A CABINET MAKER. HE ENLISTED AT HULL, ON 03/10/1916, AGED 17. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 6 INCHES TALL, 35 INCH CHEST, 118 LBS WEIGHT, AND "FAIR" PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. […]
62 TRINITY LANE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
       
Aged
19
SON OF DANBY H & MARTHA LONGHORN., THIS ADDRESS. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. EX 3181 YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. LISTED ON BEVERLEY MEMORIAL HALL ROH.
LUND , BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN MIDDLETON ON THE WOLDS, DRIFFIELD, 1897. ELDEST SON OF DAVID BRADLEY SOANES (1859-1960) AND ETHEL FRANCES HODGSON (1871-1951), OF MIDDLETON ON THE WOLDS, DRIFFIELD. SON OF A SAND MERCHANT. HE HAD ONE YOUNGER BROTHER, CALLED ROY WHO WAS 13 YEARS HIS JUNIOR. ENLISTED DRIFFIELD. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 2622, YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERR […]
16 EASTGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
07/09/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN BEVERLEY 1889. SON OF GEORGE FERN & JUNE ELIZA SOUTHWICK, OF 16 EASTGATE, BEVERLEY. SON OF A TANNER'S LABOURER. ONE OF TWELVE CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS A WARHOUSEMAN. HE ENLISTEDAT BEVERLEY. EX PRIVATE, 2622, YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. POSTED TO FRANCE. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE 1/4TH YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 07/ […]
DALTON HOLME, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
12/06/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HOLME ON THE WOLDS, EAST RIDING, 07/07/1895. SON OF WILLIAM TEAL (1858-1929) AND MARGARET ELIZA THURL0W (1858-1918). SON OF A BLACKSMITH. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS. A SINGLE MAN. HE RESIDED BEVERLEY. EMPLOYED AS A JOINER FOR MESSERS HOTHAM, BEVERLEY. HE ENLISTED AT DRIFFIELD, ON 02/02/1915. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 8.5 I […]