Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment, (“Green Howards”), 1/4th Battalion

1/4th & 1/5th Battalion Territorial Force
04.08.1914 The 1/4th stationed at Northallerton as part of the York & Durham Brigade of the Northumbrian Division then moved to Newcastle and then Hammersknott Park, Darlington.
04.08.1914 The 1/5th stationed at Scarborough as part of the York & Durham Brigade of the Northumbrian Division then moved to Hull and then Hammersknott Park, Darlington.
Oct 1914 Both moved to Newcastle.
18.04.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and formation became 150th Brigade of the 50th Division.
1915
The Battle of St Julien, The Battle of Frezenburg Ridge, The Battle of Bellewaarde Ridge.
1916
The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of the Transloy Ridges.
1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Capture of Wancourt Ridge, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Actions at the Somme Crossings, The Battle of Rosieres, The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of the Aisne.
16.07.1918 Reduced to cadre and moved to defence the Lines of Communication at Dieppe areas.
16.08.1918 Transferred to the 116th Brigade of the 39th Division.
06.11.1918 Demobilized.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
19 BECKSIDE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
25/04/1917
       
Aged
35
SON OF RIBY BIRCH AND MARY ELIZABETH BIRCH, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SERVED IN THE 4TH YORKSHIRE REIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 25/04/1917, AGED 35. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON BEVERLEY'S WW1 MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
14 BEAVER ROAD, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
01/11/1918
       
Aged
26
ENLISTED THEARNE, BEVERLEY 1892. SON OF FRED AND ANNIE DAGGITT, OF 14 BEAVER ROAD, BEVERLEY (1911 CENSUS). HE WAS A RIVET HEATER. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 240578, 4TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. HE DIED WHILST A PRISONER OF WAR AT QUEDLINBURG CAMP. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER, FRED. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON […]
15 RANDOLPH TERRACE, CHURCHILL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
26/03/1918
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1884. WAS A BOARDER AT VARIOUS ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 1/4TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS (ALEXANDRA, PRINCE OF WALES OWN). HE WAS KILLED DURING THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVE, ON 26/03/1919, AGED 32. COMMEMORATED ON THE POZIERES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW, ADA DIXON AT THIS ADDRESS […]
9 BECKSIDE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
19
ENLISTED BEVERLEY 1898. SON OF THOMAS & ANNE HOLIDAY, OF 9 BECKSIDE, BEVERLEY (CWGC ADDRESS). SON OF A TANNER'S LABOURER. HE WAS EMPLOYED AS AN ERRAND BOY AND A JOINER'S APPRENTICE. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. SERVED WITH THE 4TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 23/04/1917, AGED 19. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL HIS DE […]
29 LITTLE MASON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1893. SCULCOATES. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF HENRY & EMMA HUMPHREY -OF 33 SEWART STREET, HEDON ROAD AND 29 LITTLE MASON STREET, HULL.HE WAS SERVING AN APPRENTISHSHIP AS A RIVERTER, AT EARLES SHIPYARD. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, WHEN WAR BEGAN AND WAS WITH THE ORIGINAL BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. HE WAS WOUNDED AT THE SOMME ON 1ST J […]
18 OUTHAM TERRACE, RODNEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1897. ONLY SON OF JAMES IRELAND (1865-1904) AND ANNIE ELIZA RUSTON (1862-1911). HE HAD ONE SISTER. A TAILOR'S ERRAND BOY. HE  BOARDED WITH HIS STEP BROTHER AND SISTER, AT 60 WYNBURH STREET, NEW BRIDGE ROAD, HULL. (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE EAST YORKSHIRE AND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENTS. WAS KILLED IN ACTIO […]
36 , ALBEMARLE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/10/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN HULL 1900. EX BLUNDELLS WORKER. SON OF GEORGE AND MARY JANE JOHNSON. YOUNGEST OF SIX CHILDREN. ENLISTED HULL. FORMERLY Tr/5/110352, 87TH T.R. BATTALION TRANSFERRED TO YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. DIED AS PRISONER OF WAR. HIS BROTHER HPTE, HAROLD JOHNSON, 11TH EYR DIED OF WOUNDS IN 1916, AGED 25.
Died on
14/02/1917
Born Hull, 11/04/1889. Son of William Joseph King and Jane Ann Smith. Resided Beadle, Northampton. Enlisted at Northallerton. Served with the 4th Yorkshire Regiment. Died on  14/02/1917, aged 27. Buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Hos first wife died in 1913. he remarried and had three children.
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
25/04/1917
BORN BEVERLEY. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. DIED OF WOUNDS. LISTED ON BEVERLEY MEMORIAL HALL ROH. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE BEVERLEY WAR MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
4 CHAPEL PLACE, SCOTT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
32
BORN HULL 1885. ENLISTED CANNING TOWN. SOLDIERS DIED RECORDS. SON OF ROBERT MATHEWS & JANE ELIZABETH (REID) ABOVE 1901 & CUSTOM HOUSE, LONDON.
9 SCOTT SQUARE, SCOTT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
22/03/1918
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 26/06/1893. ONLY SON OF THE LATE EDWARD & M A McNULTY, OF 9 SCOTT SQUARE, SCOTT STREET, HULL AND HALIFAX. HE HAD FIVE SISTERS. HE ENLISTED AT NORTHALLERTON. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 201979, 4TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 22/03/1918, AGED 25 HIS NAME IS LISTED ON ST CHARLES' CHURCH BORROMEO MEMORIAL, HULL. BURIED ON THE S […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/02/1917
ENLISTED BEVERLEY. DIED AT HOME. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE BEVERLEY WAR MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
108 LAIR GATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
22
ENLISTED BEVERLY. HIS PARENTS LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS. KILLED IN ACTION. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE BEVERLEY WAR MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
THE HILL, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/05/1919
       
Aged
37
BORN BRENT KNOLL, SOMERSET, 1881. SON OF WILLIAM AND CAROLINE SKERSTON, OF THE GRANGE, CHURCH LANE, SOMERSET. ATTACHED TO THE KING'S AFRICAN RIFLES. HE DIED AT WYNBERG, SOUTH AFRICA, ON 27/05/1919, AGED 37. HIS HOME ADDRESS WAS THE HALL, BEVERLEY.  IN 1901 AND 1911 HE WORKED AS A BUTLER FOR ADMIRAL CHARLES FRANCIS WALKER, OF THE HILL, BE […]
CLEETON, SKIPSEA, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/04/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN NORTH FRODINGHAM, 1898. SON OF SAMUEL & JANE SKELTON. HULL HEROES WEB SITE.
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
BORN BEVERLEY. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. KILLED IN ACTION AT ARRAS. LISTED ON BEVERLEY MEMORIAL HALL ROH. HIS NAME IS ALSO RECORDED ON THE BEVERLEY WAR MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
114 , LEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
19/07/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN PRESTON 1890. SON OF ARTHUR SPROXTON (1854-1925) & ALICE MOORE (1852-1946), OF 114 LEE STREET, HULL. SON OF A DAIRY FARMER. HE RECEIVED A BA HONS DEGREE FROM CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY.HE SERVED DURING THE WAR AND A CAPTAIN, IN THE 4TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 17/04/1915. AWARDED THE MILITARY CROSS (MC) FOR BRAVERY. HE […]