Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment, (“Green Howards”), 7th Battalion

7th (Service) Battalion
Sept 1914 Formed at Richmond as part of the Second New Army (K2) and then moved to Wareham joining the 50th Brigade of the 17th Division.
May 1915 Moved to Romsey.
14.07.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western front including;
1915
Holding front lines in southern area of Ypres salient.
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Delville Wood.
1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Capture of Roeux, The First Battle of Passchendaele, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
19.02.1918 Disbanded and remaining personnel transferred to the 6th 12th and 13th Battalions.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
52 , AIR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
5713
       
Aged
37
BORN HULL 1878. SON OF JOHN & ANNIE MAW BOLTON,OF HULL. LIVED IN SCARBOROUGH. HUSBAND OF ANNIE BOLTON, FLOWERS YARD, MARKET PLACE, MALTON, YORK. ENLISTED RICHMOND, YORKS. LANCE SERGEANT IN THE 7TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 13/07/1915. DIED OF WOUNDS, AT 18TH GENERAL HOSPITAL, ETAPLES, ON 22/08/1915, AGED 37. HIS ARMY EFFE […]
2 EBENEEZER TERRACE, LEE SMITH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
17/11/1915
       
Aged
23
BORN LATCHFORD, CHESHIRE, 1892. SON OF JAMES MARK & LOUISA COLMAN, AT 2 EBENEEZER TERRACE, LEE SMITH STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS ADDRESS), AND 1 EDMONTON VILLAS, CEYLON STREET, MARFLEET, HULL. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A CONCRETE MIXER AND DRIVER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 7TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. WAS DRAFTED TO FRANCE ON THE […]
5 AUSTIN TERRACE, WARWICK STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/08/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1893. SON OF EDWARD & FRANCES EDITH CORBETT OF 5 AUSTIN TERRACE, WARWICK STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS), OFF HEDON ROAD, HULL. A SAWMILL SAWYER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 12450, 7TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 28/08/1916, AGED 23. HE WAS KILLED AT 8PM IN A WORKING PARTY. HIS COMMANDING OFFICER […]
37 , SPRING BANK WEST, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/02/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF THOMAS & HANNAH FALGAN ABOVE.
CASFOSS, SIGGLESTHORNE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/07/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN SKIRLAUGH, 1891. SON OF HENRY AND ELIZABETH GREEN, MAIN STREET, BEEFORD, DRIFFIELD. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. KILLED IN ACTION, ON THE SOMME, ON 08/07/1916, AGED 26. BURIED AT GORDON DUMP CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE SIGGLESTHORNE WW1 MEMORIAL WHICH INCLUDES 75 MEN WHO SERVED AND ELEVEN WHO DIED IN WW1.
NEWBOTTLE, DURHAM, COUNTY DURHAM, NORTH EAST ENGLAND, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1895. SON OF HAROLD ROBERT HENRICKSEN AND ADA GILLAN, OF NEWBOTTLE, DURHAM, (1911 CENSUS ADDRESS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS A CORPORAL IN THE 7TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, 1ST JULY 1916, AGED 21. HE IS BURIED AT DANTZIG ALLEY BRITISH CEMETERY, MAMETZ..
, BURSTWICK, , EAST RIDING OF YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/02/1917
       
Aged
24
BORN BURSTWICK, 1893. SON OF THOMAS & MARTHA KITCHEN. ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 12454, 7TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 08/02/1917. COMMEMORATED AT THE THIEPVAL MEMORAIL NB: GEORGE ARTHUR KITCHING, EYR - 250 ST GEORGES ROAD;
27 , HEDON ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
09/03/1916
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1895. GEORGE OLDFIELD & CAROLINE (KIRKMAN), OF 27 HEDON ROAD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). THIRD OF FOUR CHILDREN. THE FAMILY LIVED WITH WITH HIS MOTHER'S PARENTS, ISSAC AND MILDRED KIRKMAN, ALSO AT THIS ADDRESS. SON OF A SAWYER AND SUB POST MASTER. HE WAS A BLACKSMITH BY TRADE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ON 13/07/1915. […]
26 , MYTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/10/1917
       
Aged
38
BORN HULL 1879. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION. SON OF THOMAS HENRY & ELLEN RILEY, BEVERLEY ROAD WORKHOUSE. SISTER FLORENCE DEYES - 40 TYNE STREET.
11 PLEASANT PLACE, GOODWIN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/09/1917
       
Aged
23
BORN 1893. ON WALKER STREET MEMORIAL. DOW. GERALD H. SQUIRES, RE'S ABOVE. NB: W SQUIRES LISTED ON HULL CITY ENGINEER DEPT. ROH. EX 843 EYR.
, ALEXANDRA ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
08/02/1917
SON OF LATE WILLIAM WARD. HULL HEROES WEB SITE. NO CWGC OR SOLDIERS DIED RECORDS.