Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment, (“Green Howards”), 2nd Battalion

2nd Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Guernsey and then moved to Southampton and then to Lyndhurst as part of the 21st Brigade of the 7th Division.
06.10.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Zeebrugge and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1914
The First Battle of Ypres (the Division suffered heavy losses in this battle and took the rest of the year to rebuild).
20.12.1915 Transferred to the 21st Brigade of the 30th Division;
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of the Transloy Ridges.
1917
The pursuit of the German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Battle of Pilkem Ridge.
11.05.1918 Transferred to the 32nd Brigade of the 11th Division and absorbed 21 Officers and 640 men of the 6th 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 at Goegnies Chausse north of Maubeuge, France.

Last Name
Address
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33 , BLAKE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/10/1916
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF THE LATE ALEXANDER FRASER AND MRS MARGARET FRAZER, OF 33 BLAKE STREET, HULL (HDM 23/12/1916).  YOUNGEST OF SIX CHILDREN. A SINGLE MAN. EX EMPLOYEE OF WINNS BAKERY. HE HAD A TWIN BROTHER, THOMAS FRASER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, 3/22069, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. SERVED WITH THE 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KIL […]
94 , GOULTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
31/03/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1895. DAIRYCOATES. FULL NAME WAS HAROLD ROBERT BARR FULLERTON. ELDEST SON OF WALTER FULLERTON & LUCY JACKSON, HAIRDRESSER, OF 102 WEST DOCK AVENUE, HULL (1901) & 94 GOULTON STREET, HULL. A FRUIT MERCHANT'S CLEK. HE LIVED WITH HIS GRAND PARENTS, MARK AND EMMA JACKSON, 1T 46 GREEK STREET, HULL (1911). HE ENLISTED ON 02/ […]
331 , WINCOLMLEE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
18/10/1916
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1883. ONLY SON OF THOMAS BLENKIN & JANE A. FULLERTON, OF 11 TALBOT TERRACE, TOOGOOD STREET. BROTHER TO HENRY & ELLIE. REPORTED WOUNDED AND MISSING, THEN KILLED IN ACTION, ON 18/10/1916, AGED 33. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON ST CHARLES CHURCH MEMORIAL & HULL GRAMMAR SCHOOL MEMORIAL. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAIL […]
5 MARS TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/11/1916
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF WILLIAM & SARAH ANN HANSON ABOVE ADDRESS. HIS GRANDPARENTS LIVED AT 12 FLETCHER'S TERRACE, BEAN STREET. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A SHIP ASSISATNT. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX 22478 EYR. KILLED IN ACTION ON 19/11/1916, AGED 24. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS WIDOWED MOTHER. HIS NAME IS LIS […]
68 , PRINCES AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/03/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1887. KNOW AS "JACK" HARRISON. SON OF DAVID AND MARY HARRISON, 7 OXFORD TERRACE, SOUTH PARADE (1911 CENSUS) AND ST LUKES STREET, HULL. HE WAS THE NEPHEW OF MR ENERSON, of 12 CASTLE STREET, HULL. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED FOR THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWAYS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS (ALEXANDRA, PRINCE […]
11 , MILL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK, HU1 3HR
       
       
Died on
22/10/1917
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1885. SCULCOATES, SON OF MARY HAZEL ABOVE 1901. EMPLOYED AS A DOCKER. SERVED IN WAKEFILED PRISON (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 10642, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. BURIED AT DERRY HOUSE CEMETERY , BELGIUM. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS BROTHER GEORGE, OF  30 NA […]
69 , GREAT THORNTON ST, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/04/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF HENRY JAMES JEFFREY (1872-1949) & ETHEL JEFFREY (1884-1918), OF 45 LISTER STREET, HULL. AND THE THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE WAS ONE OF THREE HULL BROTHERS KILLED IN THE WAR. HIS SURNAME IS SPELT JEFFERY AND JEFFREY WHICH CAUSES SOME CONFUSION IN THE SEARCHES. WORKED AS A HOUSE PAINTER APPRENTICE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. […]
45 , COURTNEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/06/1917
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1897. SON OF WALTER ERNEST & SARAH J KAYE AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIEMNT. DIED AT YPRES, ON 19/06/1917, AGED 20. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, SARAH. HE IS BURIED IN BELGIUM. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "IN LOVING MEMORY DIED OF WOUNDS THY WILL BE DONE FROM M […]
6 ASHLEY ROAD , LEEDS, WORTLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
15/06/1915
       
Aged
35
BORN LIVERSEDGE, YORKSHIRE 1880. ENLISTED HULL. WORKED AS A LABOURER IN LEEDS AT THIS ADDRESS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 15/06/1915, AGED 35. BURIED BELGIUM. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS SISTER, MRS ADA SEAVE.
32 , SOUTH PARADE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1894. SON OF THE LATE CHARLES KEY. BROTHER TO GEORGE, ADA, BEATRICE, LILLIAN.
9 CAMBRIDGE TERRACE, WARNE STREET, SPRING BANK, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/04/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF ARTHUR & HELENA LANCASTER OF 117 , WELBECK STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND 9 CAMBRIDGE TERRACE, WARNE STREET, SPRING BANK, HULL. SINGLE MAN. HE WORKED AS A GARDENER AND WAS EMPLOYED BY MESSRS, SHAW & CO, MALT MILLS, WINCOLMLEE, HULL, WHEN WAR BEGAN. HE SERVED WITH THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT AND WAS KILLED […]
12 , MELWOOD GROVE, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/04/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN BEVERLEY 1890. SON OF ADAM AND BELINDA LOUNT. WORKED FOR KIRBY BROTHERS, PORK BUTCHERS, LAMBERT STREET, HULL, AS A BUTCHER. HE MARRIED FLORENCE HARRIS AT SCULCOATE, HULL, IN 1913 AND LIVED AT 12 , MELWOOD GROVE, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, IN APRIL 1916. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 22548, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND YO […]
12 WILSON AVENUE, RHODES STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/11/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN BRIDLINGTON 27/10/1888. SON OF THOMAS (TOM) MACHEN (1864-1937) & MARY COULTAS (1866-1950). HE MARRIED MARY ELIZABETH GALLOWAY, AT HULL, IN 1908. 9 MELBOURNE TERRACE, BEAN STREET, HULL WAS HIS 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS. HE LATER MOVED TO 12 WILSON AVENUE, RHODES STREET, HULL. HIS FIRST JOB WAS AS A SEAMAN ON THE SS 'CALEDONIAN', ON 0 […]
7 EDOM VILLAS, MAYFIELD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
02/04/1917
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 07/071885. SON OF GEORGE EDWARD MASLIN & MARGARET MASLIN (DIED 01/12/1916) - 16 VICTORIA STREET, HULL. EDUCATED AT JESSOP SCHOLL, LAMBETH. MARRIED SCULCOATES HULL, 1912. WIFE EMILY LOWES LIVED AT THE ABOVE HDM ADDRESS - 03/05/1917. FORMER PAINTER. JOINED THE 2ND NORTHUMBRIAN RGA 0N 10/04/1908. RE-ENLISTED HULL. EX 24846 EYR […]
, DRIFFIELD, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/04/2017
       
Aged
30
BORN DRIFFIELD 1887. SON OF ROBERT CAULTON & MARY ANN MAYNARD, OF DRIFFIELD. WIFE WINIFRED ANN (LLYOD), 8 BADSLEY STREET, ROTHERHAM. ENLISTED HULL. LISTED AS A HULL CASUALTY - HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 03/05/1917. ROBERT IS ALSO LISTED ON THE ROLVENDEM WW1 MEMORIAL, KENT, WITH WILLIAM & CHARLES  MAYNARD.. MAYNARD R.H - Private 33436 R […]
16 MONTROSE AVENUE, GIBSON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/04/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1889. ELDEST SON OF ANDREW & MARY ANN McDOUGALL AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HE HAD A YOUNGER BROTHER , ANDREW, AND SIX SISTERS. EMPLOYED AS A COAL PORTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY PRIVATE, 22517, OF THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 33452, 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 0 […]
65 , PROVIDENCE ROW, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/04/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF ELIZA McMANUS (1848-1926) & THE LATE THOMAS McMANUS (1841-1901), OF 2 BLUE BELL YARD, HIGH STREET, HULL. (1911 CENSUS). ONE OF TWELVE CHILDREN. A DOCK LABOURER, LIVING AT THIS ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 22066, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 36244, 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. HE WA […]
1 ALMA AVENUE, FOLKESTONE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/10/1915
       
Aged
27
BORN LEEDS 03/10/1887. STEP SON OF JOHN MUSK ACKLAM (1851-1891) AND SARAH JANE GREEN. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. A TIME EXPIRED FORMER SOLDIER IN THE 3RD YORKSHIRE REGIMENT AND IN CIVILIAN LIFE, A PAINTER. HE MARRIED, MABEL SMITH (1891-1929), IN LEEDS, ON 04/03/1910. HIS WIFE, MABEL MUSK AND DAUGHTER ALICE, LIVED 16 BRISTOL STREET, LEEDS AND T […]
76 , NEW GEORGE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/09/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 11/12/1896. SON OF JAMES NEEDHAM (1869-1930) & SABINA LOWERY (1873-1964), OF 15 MARINER'S COURT, SYKES STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 29/09/1918, AGED 21. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOT […]
14 BELLE VUE TERRACE, ALEXANDRA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/08/1918
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1889. ENLISTED HULL AS 1435 EYR. 1918 ABSENT VOTERS. SON OF HENRY & ADA NORRIS. NB: GNR WILLIAM NORRIS, RFA - 58 COLONIAL STREET.