Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment, (“Green Howards”), 6th Battalion

6th (Service) Battalion
25.08.1914 Formed at Richmond as part of the First New Army (K1) moved to Belton Park, Grantham joining the 32nd Brigade of the 11th Division.
April 1915 Moved to Witley Camp, Godalming.
03.07.1915 Mobilised for war and embarked for Gallipoli from Liverpool via Mudros.
06.08.1915 Landed at Suvla Bay and engaged in various actions against the Turkish Army including;
The Battle of Sari Bair.
18.02.1916 At Imbros.
07.02.1916 Evacuated from Gallipoli to Alexandria due to severe casualties from combat, disease and harsh weather, took over part of the Suez Canal defences.
Jun 1916 Attached to the 11th Division and moved to France arriving at Marseilles and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
The capture of the Wundt-Werk, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Thiepval.
1917
Operations on the Ancre, The Battle of Messines, The Battle of the Langemarck, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The Battle of Broodseinde, The Battle of Poelcapelle.
15.05.1918 Reduced to cadre and remaining personnel transferred to 2nd battalion. Cadre transferred to the 66th Division.
29.06.1918 Transferred to the 75th Brigade of the 25th Division.
30.06.1918 Returned to England arriving at Folkstone and then moved to Mytchett, Aldershot
July 1918 Moved to Margate and absorbed the new 19th Battalion.
End Aug 1918 Returned to Mytchett.
09.09.1918 The 75th Brigade became the 236th Brigade
17.10.1918 Embarked for North Russia from Dundee arriving at Murmansk on the 27.11.1918, to support the ‘White’ Government army against the ‘Red’ Bolshevik Army at the beginning of the Russian Civil War.

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126 , CAMPBELL STREET, HULL, EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
29/09/1916
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF HARRY AND MARY ANN BIGGINS, OF 126 CAMPBELL STREET, Hull, AND 103 DAY STREET, HULL. SON OF A DOCK LABOURER. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS A STORE PACKER. WAS A WELL KNOWN AMATEUR FOOTBALLER WITH HULL OLD BOYS AND THE COTTINGHAM TEAM. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. JOINED THE 6TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS (ALEXANDRA PRINCES OF W […]
95 , COURTNEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
06/05/1920
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1899. SON OF JAMES CONLON (1856-1933) & ANN MARIA (MARY) SUDDABY (1857-1927), OF 95 COURTNEY STREET (CWGC ADDRESS). BROTHER TO JAMES, MARY ANN WHITE & ELSIE M CONLON. SON OF A DOCK LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS LANCE SERGEANT, WITH THE 6TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. DISCHARGED AS DISABLED ON 10/05/1919. AWARDED SILV […]
Died on
22/08/1915
       
Aged
23
Born Leven, 1892. Son of William (1850-1931) and Clara Jane Cooper, of Bankhouse, Wetwang, East Yorkshire. He had three brothers and six sisters, some which died in infancy. Employed as a Farm Foreman, at Milbanks House Thorpe Bassett Rillington York (1911 Census) Enlisted at Scarborough. Served in the 6th Yorkshire Hussars (Alexandra, […]
83 MINSTER MOORGATE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
29/09/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN SCAMPSTON, YORKSHIRE, 1895. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM AND JANE ANN DICKENSON, OF 83, MINSTER MOORGATE, BEVERLEY. HE ENLISTED AT MALTON. SERVED WITH THE 6TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 29/09/1916, AGED 21. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON BEVERLEY'S "MEMORIAL HALL" ROLL OF HONOUR. HIS NAME IS ALSO LISTED ON THE BEVERLEY'S WW1 MEMORIAL, […]
66 , MANCHESTER STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1894. RESIDED IN SCARBOROUGH. SERVED WITH THE 6TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 09/10/1917, AGED 23. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO MISS JOSEPHINE HORSFIELD.
1 ELM AVENUE, LIVERPOOL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/09/1916
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1879. SON OF WILLIAM ELLAM (1839-1903) AND ANN MARIA HERBERT (1840-1887). HE ENLISTED IN THE ARMY IN 1898. MARRIED LOUISA MARTHA KEMP (1880-1970), IN 1906. THEY HAD FIVE CHILDREN, LIVING AT 1 ELM AVENUE, LIVERPOOL STREET, HULL. THIS WAS HIS WIFE'S FAMILY HOME, WHERE HE WAS HOUSE KEEPER FOR HER PARENTS (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLIS […]
18 CLAREMONT TERRACE, DAY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
21/08/1915
       
Aged
22
HULL 1893. SON OF JOHN T & FANNY FENTON. WELL KNOWN IN AMATEUR FOOTBALL CIRCLES. PLAYED FOR THE HULL OLD BOYS CLUN AND THE COTTINGHAM TEAM. HE ENLISTED IN HULL AND SERVED WITH THE 6TH YORKSHIRES. HE WAS REPORTED MISSING IN THE DARDENELLES AND LATER CONFIRMED KILLED THERE, ON21/08/1915, AGED 22. HIS PHOTOGRAPH APPEARED IN THE HULL DA […]
SKELTON, CLEVELAND, TEESIDE, NORTH RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/08/1915
       
Aged
42
BORN COTTINGHAM, YORKSHIRE, 1873. LIVED SKELTON, CLEVELAND. ENLISTED RICHMOND, YORK. WIFE ELIZABETH FREEMAN LIVED SKELTON, CLEVELAND, TEESIDE, NORTH RIDING OF YORKSHIRE. A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER. KILLED IN ACTION, AT GALLIPOLI, ON 10/08/1915.
, NORNABELL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/09/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. KNOWN AS THOMAS HILLARY HEARY. SERVED WITH THE 6TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED ON 14/09/1916, AGED 23. BROTHER OF MR W. COATS OF BROWNTION LOW ROAD, RICHMOND, YORKSHIRE. HIS NAME IS LISTED AS "HENRY", ON NORNABELL STREET MEMORIAL.(HDM 08/11/1916). BURIED AT LONSDALE CEMETERY, AUTHUILLE, SOMME, FRANCE
30 , COLTMAN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/09/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. EX 11TH EYR. SON OF CHARLES ALFRED HURST & ALICE GERTRUDE HAPPEY, ABOVE ADDRESS. ONE OF THREE CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS A CASHIER AND BOOK KEEPER FOR LEADING CORN MERCHANTS ON THE HULL HIGH STREET. EDUCATED AT HYMERS COLLEG HULL. HE WAS MEMBER OF THE OFFICER CADETS. LEADING MEMBER OF THE CHOIR AND SOLOIST. BEFORE JOINI […]
CHANTRY LANE, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
15/10/1917
       
Aged
38
BORN BEVERLEY 1879. SON OF JOHN JUDE (1840-1927) AND HARRIET BALES (1845-1886), OF CHANTRY LANE, BEVERLEY (CWGC ADDRESS). HE HAD NINE BROTHERS AND SIX SISTERS. EMIGRATED TO MONTREAL, CANADA IN 1906. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SERVED WITH THE 6TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. DIED OF WOUNDS AT 47TH CASUALTY CLEARING STATION, BELGIUM, ON 15/10/1917, AGED 38 […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
09/10/1917
BORN GRIMSBY. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE BEVERLEY WAR MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
5 WOLFRETON ROAD, ANLABY, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Area
       
Died on
22/08/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN KIRK ELLA, 1897. SON OF ALBERT JAMES & MARY ANNIE LANG AT 5 WOLFRETON ROAD, ANLABY, HULL. A COW LAD, ON WOLVRETON FARM. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE ANLABY WW1 MEMORIAL, ST PETER'S CHURCHYARD, WILSON STREET, ANLABY. HE WAS REPORTED MISSING IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 03/07/1919, WITH ANY INFORMATION DIRECTED TO NURSE LAND AT THE […]
12 , RIPON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/10/1915
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1886. DRYPOOL. . SON OF THOMAS & ANN J. PALMER - 1891 CENSUS ADDRESS ABOVE. EMPLOYED AS A BOLIER MAKER. MARRIED MARY JANE POLLARD (1887-1944), AT GOOLE, IN 1905. HE ENLISTED IN GOOLE. EX 19697 KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY. TRANSFERRED TO THE 6TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 26/10/1915, AGED 29. BURIED […]
7 MODEL AVENUE, TEMPLE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/12/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN SOUTHCOATES, HULL 13/04/1894, AT 15 COURTNEY STREET, HULL. SON OF PAUL ROBERT PENTON (1866-1940) AND ANNIE BEKIELEWSKI (1868-1901), OF 7 MODEL AVENUE, TEMPLE STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) & 2 ARGLYLE STREET, HULL. HIS FATHER WAS BORN IN NORWICH. HIS MOTHER CAME FROM POLAND. HE HAD TWO BROTHERS. WORKED AS A PAPER MILL CROPPER. ENL […]
19 , PROVIDENCE ROW, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/09/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1890. LIVED SKELTON IN CLEVELAND. ENLISTED THIRSK. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM & THE LATE EMMA RUDD, HULL.
70 , MAYFIELD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/09/1916
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1889. SON OF ARTHUR & AGNES WALKER OF MAYFIELD STREET, HULL AND LATER 9 OAK ROAD, SCARBOROUGH. MEMBER OF THE HULL GARDENER SOCIETY. HE ENLISTED AT MALTON. SERVED WITH THE 6TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 11/09/1916, AGED 27. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MOTHER AGNES. HE IS BURIED ON THE SOMME, AT BLIGHTY V […]
150 , MARLBOROUGH AVENUE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/08/1915
       
Aged
19
BORN HULL 1895. YOUNGEST CHILD OF THE LATE WILLIAM WHITE AND ADA CHERRY. HIS ELDER BROTHER JAMES WHITE LIVED AT150 , MARLBOROUGH AVENUE, HULL & 229 BOULEVARD. EMPLOYED AS A CORN MERCHANT'S CLERK. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 6TH (ALEXANDRA, PRINCE OF WALES OWN) YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, AT GALLIPOLI ON 22 […]