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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359 , ANLABY ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1886. GRANDPARENTS LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS. HE MARRIED HANNAH MAUD LORD IN 1912. HIS WIFE WAS FROM 62 GORDON STREET AND MANAGERESS OF A DRAPERY STORE. ENLISTED HULL. EX PRIVATE, 23669, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, 09/04/1917, AGED 31. HE LEFT £165 IN HIS WILL TO HIS WIDOW, […]
16 BENVISTAS AVENUE, WOODCOCK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/11/1916
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF CHRISTOPHER SUMMERS ROBINSON & ANNIE GREAVES, OF 16 BENVISTAS AVENUE, WOODCOCK STREET, HULL HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX. 23659, EYR. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 26/11/1916, AGED 28. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER, CHRISTOPHER. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL […]
2 FERN GROVE, CAVE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
29/09/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1896. NEWINGTON. ONLY SON OF WILLIAM HERBERT ROTHWELL (1862-1916) & ALICE MAUDE CLEMENSON (1869-1930), OF 2 FERN GROVE, CAVE STREET, HULL. SON OF A STONE MASON. HE HAD TWO SISTERS. HE WORKED AT THE NEEDLER'S SWEET FACTORY, BOURNEMOUTH STREET, HULL AND LIVED AT FOLKESTONE STREET, HULL HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE TH […]
11 , SOUTH PARADE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/03/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1887. 1918 ABSENT VOTERS ADDRESS. WIFE LUCY. GROCER WAREHOUSEMAN. NB: JOSEPH, RMLI - 9 PROVIDENCE SQUARE, SPRING STREET. LEWIS - 31 PEEL ST.
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/10/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN BEVERLEY 1894. SON OF THE LATE PETER & ELIZABETH SELVIDGE, BEVERLEY. LIVED BEVERLEY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX 975 EYR. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 36277, 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 14/10/1916, AGED 22, AT 37TH FIELD AMBULANCE, 15TH CORPS. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE BEVERLEY WAR MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS. HE IS BURIED AT […]
4 LORNE TERRACE, WYKE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/10/1916
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF JOHN HENRY TAYLOR & SARAH ELIZA TAYLOR, BEVERLEY AND THE ABOVE ADDRESS. A PAPER HANGER. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. EX 21848 EYR. TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 17/10/1916, AGED 24. COMMEMORATED AT THIEPVAL. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER, SARAH E.
31 , TERRY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
02/04/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN WHITEHAVEN, CUMBERLAND 1889. ENLISTED HULL. EX 22449 EYR. SON OF JAMES F & SARAH TRAYNOR ABOVE ADDRESS. HDM 12/5/17. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN.
GLASSHOUSE ROW, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/11/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF JOHN FRANSIS & ELIZABETH (BREWSTER) TRIPP FROM MILLHOUSE, OF GLASSHOUSE ROW, CLEVELAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE . AN APPRENTICE ENGINEER. HE SERVED IN THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED ON 19/11/1916, AGED 25. BURIED AT BAILLEULMONT COMMUNAL CEMETERY, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "THE […]
, SIGGLESTHORNE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/07/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN AND LIVED SIGGLESTHORNE. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SON OF MARY ANN TURNER, LITTLE BURTON, BRANDESBURTON, HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 08/07/1916, AGED 32. BURIED AT BERNAFAY WOOD BRITISH CEMETERY, MONTAUBAN, SOMME, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, "A LOVING SON, TRUE AND KIND A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY LEFT BEHIND"
7 DE LA POLE AVENUE, BALFOUR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
15/06/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF THOMAS WALES AT of 47 LANDSDOWNE STREET, HULL AND 7 DE LA POLE AVENUE, BALFOUR STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). ENLISTED MIDDLESBROUGH. SERVED WITH THE 2ND GREEN HOWARDS. KILLED IN ACTION ON 15TH JUNE, AT GIVENCHY, FRANCE, AGED 19. HE WAS A PIANO POLISHER BY TRADE AND EMPLOYED BY MESSRS GRAY, KING EDWARD STREET, HULL. […]
78 , ENGLISH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF WILLIAM & FANNY WEMYSS ABOVE. EDUCATED AT TRINITY HOUSE NAVIGATIONAL SCHOOL. A FRUIT BROKER'S CLERK. ENLISTED IN THE ARMY AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. KILLED IN ACTION AT ARRAS ON 9/04/1917, AGED 21. HIS FATHER WILLIAM & BROTHER GEORGE WERE BOTH LOST AT SEA DURING WAR.LEONARD WEMYSS IS LISTED ON THE TRINITY HOUSE WW1 MEMORIAL.
, SKIRLAUGH, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
08/05/1918
       
Aged
40
Name: Henry West Rank: Coy Sergeant Major Regiment Yorkshire Regiment Birth Date: 19 Sep 1878 Birth Place: Thornton, near Lincoln Educated Skirlaugh school Marriage Date: 1 Dec 1908 Marriage Place: Skirlaugh Enlistment Date: 28 Sep 1914 Served for 7.5 years and in the Boer War Death Date: 8 May 1918 Death Place: Ridgewood, Ypres Fathe […]
TORNE COTTAGE, HULL ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/12/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL, STONEFERRY 1892. SON OF THOMAS GROVES WESTERDALE (1865-1938) & SARAH ELLEN (1865-1963), OF 10 GARBUTT, STONEFERRY, HULL. A FORMER CLERK. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 9/22094, OF THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIENT. HE MARRIED ELIZA BURKITT (1893-1976) AT HULL IN 1916. HIS WIFE ELIZA WESTERDALE ABOVE. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE 2 […]
, , MIDDLESBROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
13/02/1915
       
Aged
38
BORN MIDDLESBOROUGH 1877. ENLISTED MIDDLESBOROUGH. LIVED IN HULL. DIED 13/02/1915, AGED 38. BURIED SOUCHEZ, FRANCE
10 EBENEEZER TERRACE, LEE SMITH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
18/10/1916
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF WILLIAM & HARRIET WILSON. EX DOCK LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX, PRIVATE. 22377 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 36294, 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 18/10/1916, AGED 29. REPORTED MISSING, IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 14/09/1917.
13 , RUSKIN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/07/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN GRIMSBY 1895. SON OF GEORGE & MARY ANN WILSON, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL IN THE 10TH EYR, HULL PALS BN. KILLED IN ACTION ON 23/07/1916, AGED 21. LISTED ON ST MATHEWS CHURCH ROH, BOULEVARD. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE HULL GRAMMAR WW1 MEMORIAL.
40 , EDGECUMBE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/11/1918
       
Aged
41
BORN PETERBOROUGH 1877. SON OF GEORGE & HARRIET WINTER OF 40 EDGECUMBE STREET. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS A SERGEANT, WITH THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED ON 06/11/1918, AGED 41. HE IS BURIED AT BETTRECHIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY, NORD FRANCE. HIS GRAVE  INSCRIPTION, READS, "DEARER TO MEMORY THAN WORDS CAN TELL" HIS NAME IS RECORDED […]
4 ROWLAND TERRACE, ST PAULS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/04/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF CATHERINE GRIMES & JOSEPH NEVET WOOD. THE FAMILY LIVED AT 5 PROVIDENCE PLACE, SPRING STREET (1901 CENSUS), 17 HOPE TERRACE, WALKER STREET (1911 CENSUS) AND THIS CWGC ADDRESS. A FORMER PAINT WORKS LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE 595, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS 36267, OF THE 2ND YORKSHIR […]
62 LEIGHTON STREET, WESTOE, SOUTH SHIELDS, UK NE33 3BT
       
       
Died on
18/06/1918
       
Aged
31
BORN HULL 1887. SON OF HENRY & RUTH WRIGHT, OF HULL. HARRY HUMBERSTONE WRIGHT WAS A MARRIED MAN. HIS WIFE HARRIET WRIGHT LIVED AT 62 LEIGHTON STREET, WESTOE, SOUTH SHIELDS. HE ENLISTED IN SOUTH SHIELDS. SERVED WITH THE 2ND YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED ON 18/06/1918, AGED 31. BURIED AT PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE, PAS DE CA […]