Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment, (“Green Howards”), 13th Battalion

13th (Service) Battalion
July 1915 formed at Richmond as a bantam battalion and then moved to Aldershot as part of the 121st Brigade of the 40th Division.
02.04.1916 Moved to Woking and absorbed the 18th Sherwood Foresters.
06.06.1916 Mobilised for war landing at Havre and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Delville Wood, The Battle of Thiepval Ridge, The Battle of the Ancre Heights, The Battle of the Ancre.
1917
Operations on the Ancre, The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The Third Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Pilkem Ridge, The Battle of Langemarck, First Battle of Passchendaele, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
06.05.1918 Reduced to cadre at St. Momelin.
17.06.1918 Transferred to the 34th Division and then the 30th Division.
30.06.1918 Transferred to the 75th Brigade of the 25th Division and returned to England.
July 1918 Moved to Aldeburgh and reformed by absorbing the newly formed 23rd West Yorkshire Regiment.
End Aug 1918 Returned to Mytchett.
09.09.1918 The 75th Brigade became the 236th Brigade.
17.10.1918 Embarked for North Russia from Dundee arriving at Murmansk on the 27.11.1918, to support the ‘White’ Government army against the ‘Red’ Bolshevik Army at the beginning of the Russian Civil War.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
6 MAY AVENUE, BEDFORD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/03/1918
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1881. SON OF THE LATE GEORGE AND MARY ELIZABETH ANNANDALE AT THIS ARMY ADDRESS. A SINGLE MAN. RULLEYMAN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 01/04/1916, AGED 35 YEARS AND 4 MONTHS. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 12/07/1916. POSTED TO THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT ON 06/09/1916. RETURNED TO ENGLAND ON 15/04/1917. RE-POSTED TO FRANCE, ON 14/07/1917. TRA […]
5 LILY AVENUE, GRANGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
07/03/1917
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 05/11/1885. SON OF EMILY ADA CLAPPISON (1861-1935) & JAMES ANDREW CLAPPISON (1862-1906), OF THIS ADDRESS. ELDEST OF FIVE CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS A GAS STOVE FITTER. HE MARRIED ETHEL MAY FLOWERDAY (1894-1996), AT HULL, IN 1916. THEY LIVED WITH THEIR SON, WALTER LIVED AT 3 HENRY TERRACE, WEST PARADE, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE ENLIST […]
27 , NICHOLSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/04/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 18/08/1899. ELDEST CHILD OF WILLIAM HENRY ELLEY & LAURA BEATRICE HARDY & GRANDPARENTS, LIVING AT 27 NICHOLSON STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. WORKED AS A PACKER. ENLISTED AS PRIVATE, 23992 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR, BUT DISCHARGED AS UNDER AGE. HE RE-ENLISTED AT WEST HARTLEPOOL, ON 01/04 […]
11 , WESTBOURNE AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/11/1917
       
Aged
40
BORN HULL 1878. SON OF GEORGE & EMILY FEA, BRIDLINGTON. A SOLICITOR. ENLISTED IN YORK DRAGOONS OCT. 1914 & LEFT UK JULY 1915. ON HYMERS COLLEGE ROH.
219 Buckingham Street, Holderness Road, Hull
       
Died on
22/03/1918
       
Aged
20
Born Thornaby-on-tees, 1898. Only son of David and Ada Jackson, of 38, Cobden St., Thornaby-on-Tees, and 219 Buckingham Street, Hull. A single man, employed by Messrs, Hanger, Watson and Harris, Stoneferry, Hull. He enlisted August 1915. Went to France, in May 1916. Served with the 13th Yorkshire Regiment. He had recently returned to […]
24 , LAKE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/04/1918
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF ABRAHAM & ANNIE SCOTT, OF 22 WILDE STREET, DANSOM LANE, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 24 LAKE STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. EMPLOYED AS A BUTCHER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS A SERGEANT, IN THE 13TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 13/04/1918, AGED 24. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE PLOE […]
, SPRING BANK WEST, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/11/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1891. SCULCOATES. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM TINDALL (1859-1931) AND EMMA CAWKILL (1861-1930), OF CASTLETHORPE, LINCOLNSHIRE. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS A PLATELAYER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. JOINED ROYAL ENGINEERS, RAILWAYS SECTION, IN 1914. TRANSFERRED TO THE 13TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS (ALEXANDRA, PRINCES OF WALES OWN). PROMOTED TO […]