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
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 1 […]
5 GALDSTONE TERRACE, BRIDLINGTON, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/04/1915
       
Aged
18
BORN HEDON, HULL 1896. ELDEST SON OF PERCY & FLORENCE ANNIE DENBY, OF 5 GALDSTONE TERRACE, BRIDLINGTON. HE HAD A YOUNGER BROTHER, CECIL. HE ENLISTED IN BRIDLINGTON. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 1924, 5TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 18/04/1915, AGED 18. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 25/04/1915, AGED 18. COMMEMORATED ON THE MENIN GATE MEMORIAL, YPRES.
307 , BOULEVARD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
25/04/1915
       
Aged
30
Born Market Weighton, 1885. Son of John Henry Elliott (1854-1938) and Eleanor Kirby (1856-1938), of 38, Baker Street, Sparkhill, Birmingham. He enlisted at Market Weighton. Served with the 5th Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action, on 25/04/1915, aged 30. He is commemorated on the Ypres Memorial to the Missing. He lived at 307 Boulevard, […]
15 PRIORY ROAD, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
26/12/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN BEVERLEY 1893. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SON OF ALBERT EDWARD & MARIA FOX, BEVERLEY. HDM 31/01/1918. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE BEVERLEY'S WW1 MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
WESTBOURNE GROVE, HESSLE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
12/07/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN SWANLAND, 1896. SON OF ARTHUR FUSSEY (1863-1938) AND ANNIE ETHELIA ATKINSON (1865-1956). HIS PARENTS LIVED AT WESTBOURNE GROVE, HULL. SON OF A FARM HORSE MAN. HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE HESSLE ROLL OF HONOUR, ALL SAINTS PARISH CHURCH. THE FOURTH OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS AN ASSISTANT SIGNALMAN AT FERRIBY […]
52 , ALBANY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
27/05/1918
       
Aged
18
BORN MOSTON, MANCHESTER, 1900. SON OF ARTHUR & ANNIE LOUISA GIBSON, MARLBOROUGH TERRACE. EX BLUNDELL'S PAINT WORKER.
56 BECKSIDE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/11/1918
       
Aged
34
BORN BEVERLEY 1884. SON OF GODFREY (1834-1907) & ANN GILLYON (1845-1903), LIVING AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HE MARRIED IN 1907. HE SERVED WITH THE 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT AND DIED  OF PNEUMONIA, AS PRISONER OF WAR IN POLAND, ON 14/11/1918. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW ALICE, AND TWO CHILDREN. HE IS BURIED AT LIDZBARK WARMINSK […]
39 MOORGATE MINSTER, BEVERLEY, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/03/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN BEVERLEY 1897. SON OF FREDRICK DALTON & SARAH JANE GILLYON ABOVE. SISTERS HARRIET, ETHEL & LIZ & BROTHER FRED ALBERT GILLYON.
107 LAIRGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
19
F. Goforth, No. 3972, Private Frederick Goforth, 1/5 th Bn. Alexandra, Princess of Wales, s Own (Yorkshire Regiment) Born: Beverley, son of Mrs Aaron Lazenby, 107 Lairgate, Beverley, and nephew of Miss S. Goforth, 6 Hinds Yard, Keldgate. Enlisted: Beverley. Died of Wounds: 16th September 1916, aged 19. Commemorated: Heilly Station Cemete […]
52 KELDGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
28/12/2017
       
Aged
23
BORN BEVERLEY. SON OF WILLIAM & MARTHA GREEN OF 52 KELDGATE, BEVERLEY.  HE IS LISTED ON BEVERLEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL WW1 MEMORIAL WITH BROTHER PHIL GREEN WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 28/03/1918, AGED 27. Lt. Frank Green (23) died of his wounds in 1918 after a shell burst in the entrance to the dugout he was in. “He was wonderfully cheerf […]
103 , MERSEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
33
BORN HULL 1884. SOUTHCOATES. LIVED HULL. ENLISTED YORK. KILLED IN ACTION. SON OF JAMES A & SARAH E HAKES AT THIS ADDRESS.
40 KELDGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
17/09/1916
       
Aged
34
E. Hardy, No. 240839, Private Ernest Hardy, 5th Battalion Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) Born: Son of Mrs. M. E. Hardy of 40 Keldgate, Beverley Enlisted: Beverley.Killed in Action: 17th September 1916, aged 34 Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, France (Pier & Face 3A & 3D) Beverley Minster (Yorkshire Regiment); Bev […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
29/04/1915
       
Aged
25
BORN BEVERLEY. SON OF GEORGE AND JANE HARE, OF BEVERLEY. A MEMBER OF THE VOLUNTEER TERRITORIAL FORCE FROM FEBRUARY 1906. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. DIED OF WOUNDS, AT YPRES, ON 29/04/1915, AGED 25. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL TIMES, ON 08/05/1915. HIS BROTHER, DRUMMER, ALFRED HARE WAS WOUNDED AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH. HIS NAME IS RECORDED […]
19 EASTBOURNE VILLAS, GROVEHILL, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
19/07/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN BEVERLEY 1892. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SON OF CHARLES & FANNY HARROD, GROVEHILL, BEVERLEY. HE WORKED WITH HIS FATHERS AS A TANNER'S LABOURER. HE HAD THREE BROTHERS AND A SISTER. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED IN THE 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 19/07/1917, AGED 25. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM 31/07/1918. HIS […]
, SCARBOROUGH, , NORTH YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/04/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF FRED W & ELLEN HUNTER, SCARBOROUGH. DIED OF WOUNDS.
27 ANDREW STREET, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
30/03/1918
       
Aged
21
BORN BEVERLEY, 1897. SON OF FRANCES ANN JACKSON AND BENJAMIN E. JACKSON, AT 27 ANDREW STREET, BEVERLEY (CWGC ADDRESS). HIS FATHER WAS A WELL SINKER. CHARLES WAS EMPLOYED AS A GLUE WORKS LABOURER. HE ENLISTED AT BEVERLEY. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 240220, 5TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 30/03/1918, AGED 21. UNMARRIED, HIS ARM […]
Manor House, Storwood, Melbourne, Yorkshire.
       
Died on
08/06/1916
       
Aged
21
Born Storwood, Yorkshire, England, 1895. Son of Thomas Jennings (1853-1885) and Jane Hannah Beal (1860-1935), of Manor House, Storwood, Melbourne, Yorkshire. He had one brother and six sisters. Worked as an Ironmongers Apprentice, at 49 Chapmangate Pocklington. He enlisted at Pocklington. Served as a Corporal, with the 5th Yorkshire H […]
55 , THORESBY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/10/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF GEORGE HENRY & LOUISA ROSETTA JENNISON, OF HULL. HIS GRANDMOTHER LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 5TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED ON 22/10/1918, AGED 20. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS GRANDMOTHER, ANNIE M JENNISON, AT THIS ADDRESS. HE IS BURIED AT MONS (BERGEN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY. HIS GRA […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
05/10/1918
ENLISTED BEVERLEY. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE BEVERLEY WAR MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
20, New St., Pocklington, Yorkshire. UK
       
Died on
26/08/1916
       
Aged
20
Son of Mrs. T. Gray, of Union Street Pocklington who was killed in action on September 26th, 1916, aged 20. Brother of Mr. E. Johnson, of 20, New Street, Pocklington, Yorkshire.