Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment, (“Green Howards”), 1/5th Battalion

The Regiment raised 25 Battalions and was awarded 52 Battle Honours and 10 Victoria Crosses during the course of the War.
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
2 LILAC AVENUE, HARDY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/05/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF JOHN ROBERT & LOUISA ALLEN - 57 GRAFTON STREET AND 67 EDGECUMBE STREET. EX SLATER. ENLISTED HULL. EX 3150, R.F.A. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 16/05/1917, AGED 29. LEFT WIDOW JESSIE & CHILDREN AT THIS HDM ADDRESS.
37 , SOUTHCOATES AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/10/1915
       
Aged
18
BORN POCKLINGTON 1896. SON OF CHARLES HENRY & SARAH JANE ALLINSON. APPRENTICE PLUMBER. LIVED IN HULL. ENLISTED SCARBOROUGH, AS PER SOLDIERS DIED RECORDS. HE WAS KILLED ON DUTY, ON 10/10/1915, AGED 18. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS FATHER CHARLES. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL TIMES, ON 16/10/1915, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. * […]
BENNINGHOLME GRANGE, SKIRLAUGH, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/07/1916
       
Aged
18
BORN SKIRLAUGH 1898. LIVED IN HULL. ENLISTED DARLINGTON. SON OF WILLIAM AND ROSE APPLETON, SKIRLAUGH. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS A TAILOR AND DRAPER. KILLED IN ACTION WITH THE 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT ON 22/07/1916, AGED 18. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE MENIN GATE MEMORIAL. HIS BROTHER, WILLIAM APPLETON, WAS A HULL SCHOOL TEACHER A […]
3 MUSGRAVES YARD, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
6105
       
Aged
22
BORN 1894. SON OF MARY & THE LATE ROBERT BLYTH, OF 3 MUSGRAVES YARD, TOLL YARD, BEVERLEY (CWGC ADDRESS). AN APPRENTICE JOINER. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED AS A PRIVATE IN THE 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 17/09/1916, AGED 22. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOWED MOTHER. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE BEVERLEY MEMORIAL H […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/07/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN ROTSEA, DRIFFIELD, YORKSHIRE,  1893. SON OF JAMES WILLIAM BOYNTON (1863-1943) & JANE BURKES ROE (1867-1946). HE HAD EIGHT BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS. A HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY WORKER. HE RESIDED IN BEVERLEY. ENLISTED IN DRIFFIELD, SERVED WITH THE 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS AT THE SOMME, ON 22/07/1916, AGED 23.HIS […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
09/05/1915
BORN BEVERLEY. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE BEVERLEY'S WW1 MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
28/10/1916
SON OF MARY BRYAN. RESIDED LOWTHORPE, YORKSHIRE. ENLISTED DRIFFIELD. EX EYR. TRANSFERRED TO THE 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 28/10/1916. BURIED ON THE SOMME. HIS NAME IS LISTED AT BEVERLEY MEMORIAL HALL.
EASTGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
24
Lance Corporal Arthur Edward Buck (1892-1916) of Beverley. Arthur Edward Buck was born in 1892. He was son of William and Mary Buck. He was one of three brothers who took part in the conflict. Prior to WW1 Arthur was a printer employed by the Beverley Guardian newspaper, he enlisted in the Yorkshire Regiment and was promoted to Lance Cor […]
MYTON HOUSE, VILLA PLACE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/10/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN BEVERLEY 25/02/1895. SON OF SAMUEL & RACHAEL CHAPMAN - 34 WALKERGATE, BEVERLEY. EDUCATED AT MINSTER SCHOOL, BEVERLEY. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. JOINED THE 4TH EYR, TERRITORIAL FORCE IN 1914. SERVED IN FRANCE FROM APRIL 1915. WOUNDED AT PASCHENDAELE. DIED AT NO:4 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION, ON 28/10/1917, AGED 22. A FRIEND OF HIS WROTE, […]
81 , LIME STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/10/1918
       
Aged
35
BORN HULL 1882. SON OF ALBERT COCKERILL (1842-1922) & EMILY COCKERILL (1842-1914). ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN OF 81 LIME STREET, HULL. THE FAMILY ALSO LIVED AT 74 LIME STREET, HULL. SON OF A LABOURER. HE WORKED AS A COALMAN FOR THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWAYS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 240035, 5TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. CAPTURED AND […]
25 MINSTER MOOR GATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
26/06/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN BARTON 1892. SON OF GEORGE & MARY CONSTABLE, OF 25 MINSTER MOORGATE, BEVERLEY. A GENERAL LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. SERVED WITH THE 6TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. HE WAS KILLED AT ARRAS, ON 26/06/1917, AGED 24. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON HULL'S MARFLEET ROLL OF HONOUR. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE BEVERLEY'S WW1 MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
29 WILBERT LANE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
07/11/1915
       
Aged
20
BORN DRIFFIELD 1895. SON OF GEORGE ROBERT COOPER (1872-1936) AND MARY REBECCA COLLINSON (1873-1943). HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. SERVED IN THE 5TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS (ALEXANDRA PRINCES OF WALES OWN). HE DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 07/11/915, AGED 20 SHOWN AS T. COOPER, ASC ON BEVERLEY MEMORIAL HALL. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE BEVERLEY'S WW1 MEMORIAL […]
39 SCARBOROUGH ROAD, DRIFFIELD, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/04/1918
       
Aged
35
BORN HULL 1883. A SHEPHERD AND FARM SERVANT. LIVED AND WORKED IN DRIFFIELD. HE JOINED THE ARMY ON 19/07/1913. SERVED AS A WAGGONER IN THE ARMY SERVICE CORPS. HE MARRIED IN DECEMBER 1916. HIS WIFE, ELIZABETH ANN ARNELL (1879-1962) & 4 CHILDREN, LIVED AT THIS ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 8 INCHES TALL, 140 LBS WEIGHT, 39 INC […]
NORTH BAR STREET, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
29/05/1918
       
Aged
26
BORN BEVERLEY. SON OF WILLIAM COULBECK. HUSBAND OF GERTIE E COULBECK, OF 3 PEEL PLACE, NORTH BAR STREET, BEVERLEY. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED WITH 5TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION ON 29/05/1918, AGED 26. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE BEVERLEY'S WW1 MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS. HE IS BURIED AT VAILLY BRITISH CEMETERY. HIS GRAVE INS […]
, CAMPBELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
18/10/1914
       
Aged
22
BORN BRIDLINGTON 1892. SON OF FRED CREASER, OF 54 ST JOHN'S WALK, BRIDLINGTON. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HE MARRIED MINNIE WRAY IN HULL ON 11/04/1911 AND HAD A YOUNG DAUGHTER DOROTHY (BORN 07/07/1912). THEY LIVED AT CAMPBELL STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN BRIDLINGTON. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 1272, 5TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. HE DIED AT HOME, ON 18/10/1 […]
125 KELD GATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
27/10/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN BEVERLEY 1893. SON OF GEORGE CROSS (1849-1920) AND MARY ANN CROSS (1856-1900), OF 125 KELD GATE, BEVERLEY. A LABOURER. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 3630, 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 27/10/1916. COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, SOMME, FRANCE. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS SISTER, EMILY PUTTMAN. […]
2 COBDEN TERRACE, BRIGHT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/06/1918
       
Aged
35
BORN HULL 1883. DOCK WORKER. BOARDER ABOVE - 1911 ADDRESS. DIED 15/09/1916. SON IN LAW OF MR & MRS RHODES, OF SWANN STREET, HULL. HDM 05/12/1916. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE OLD TOWN MEMORIAL IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL.
10 TRINITY LANE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
16/02/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN BEVERLEY 1893. SON OF THOMAS AND ELIZA DAVISON, OF 10 TRINITY LANE, BEVERLEY. A COAL PORTER. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 2028, 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 16/02/1916, AGED 22. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MTHER, ELIZA. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE BEVERLEY'S WW1 MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS. HE IS BU […]
5 LADYGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
20/09/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN BEVERLEY 1893. SON OF FRANK AND ELIZA BETSY DAWSON (1868-1946), OF 5 LADYGATE, BEVERLEY, (CWGC ADDRESS) ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. WORKED AS A PLATER. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 1348, 5TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 20/09/1916, AGED 21. HE IS BURIED AT DERNACOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO […]
14 ST ANDREW STREET, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
29
BORN BEVERLEY 1887. SON OF CHARLES HENRY TANN (1857-1917) AND FANNY DAY. HE MARRIED DAISY MAY WELBURN (1893-1968), AT BEVERLEY, IN 1910. THEY LIVED AT 14 ST ANDREW STREET, BEVERLEY, WITH THEIR SON, EDMUND. EMPLOYED AS A TANNER'S LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN BEVERLEY. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 1507, YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 15 […]