Regiment: Alexandra, Princess of Wales’s Own Yorkshire Regiment, (“Green Howards”), 9th Battalion

9th (Service) Battalion
26.09.1914 Formed at Richmond as part of the Third New Army (K3) and then moved to Frensham joining the 69th Brigade of the 23rd Division, then moved to Aldershot.
Feb 1915 Moved to Folkstone and then Maidstone and then Bramshott.
26.08.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1915
Trench familiarisation as part of the 20th (Light) and 27th Divisions and then taking control of the front line at Ferme Grande Flamengrie to the Armentieres-Wez Macquart road and at Bois Grenier.
1916
Relieved the French 17th Division in the Carency sector between the Boyau de l’Ersatz and the Souchez River. The German Attack on Vimy Ridge, The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Pozieres, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval, The Battle of Le Transloy, The capture of Le Sars.
1917
The Battle of Messines, The Battle of the Menin Road, The Battle of Polygon Wood, The First Battle of Passchendaele, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
13.11.1917 Moved to Italy to strengthen Italian resistance after a recent disaster at the Battle of Caporetto and took part in various actions including;
The fighting on the Asiago Plateau, The Battle of Vittorio Veneto, including the passage of the Piave and the battle of Monticano.
17.09.1918 Returned to France and joined the 74th Brigade of the 25th Division.
11.11.1918 Ended the war Bousies N.W. of Landrecies, France.

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23 , CROWLE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/10/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN HULL 1889. ONLY SON OF THOMAS COWLEY (1853-1926) & HANNAH MAUD COWLEY (1854-1922). SISTERS, (ELIZABETH ANN) LIZ & (MARY JANE) POLLY. THEY FAMILY, LIVED AS 24EMPRINGHAM STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND THIS ADDRESS. EMPLOYED AS A HOUSE PAINTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, AS PRIVATE, 22002 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN […]
Died on
14/09/1916
       
Aged
24
Born Preston, Hull 1892. Son of The Rev. E. Evers and Mrs. Evers, of 9, Eastnor Grove, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Served as Captain, in the 9th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own). Lived in Preston and at St Matthews Church Hull, until 1914. He was killed at the Somme, on 14/09/1916, aged 24. Commemorated at Thiepval, […]
, HEDON, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/10/1918
       
Aged
28
BORN SWANLAND 1891. SON OF WILLIAM FAIRBANK (1865-1918) AND MATILDA ELLEN LISTER (1871-1906). SON OF A COWMAN. SECOND SON OF FIVE CHILDREN. (FOUR BROTHERS AND ONE SISTER). LIVED IN HEDON.  WORKED AS A FARM HORSEMAN. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 05/10/1918, AGED 28. HIS FATHER HAD DIED WEEKS E […]
8 CARLISLE AVENUE, ALBEMARLE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
24/10/1918
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF ROBERT & FANNY FUSSEY. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. FIANCEE GLADYS PARKER. EX NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY WORKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX, PRIVATE, 55063, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 9TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 24/10/1918, AGED 22. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS FAT […]
127 , SUMMERGANGS ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
05/07/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN NEWCASTLE 1893. SON OF EMMA JANET (ROBSON) & THE LATE SAMUEL GIBSON ABOVE. HULL HEROES WEBSITE.
31 , PENDRILL STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/10/1917
       
Aged
29
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF CHRISTOPHER COLBORNE & MARY JOHNSTON (BREMNER) - 165 BEV ROAD & SCARBOROUGH. LT GRAHAM LEFT
1 , HASTINGS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
03/10/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF WALTER & ELIZABETH M HOBSON, OF 1 HASTINGS STREET, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS) HIS FATHER WORKED FOR NORTH EASTERN RAILWAYS. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 9TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. WAS AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL FOR BRAVERY. DIED 03/10/1918, AGED 20. HE IS BURIED AT PROSPECT HILL CEMETERY, GOUY, AISNE FRANCE.
87 , JALLAND STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
07/10/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN STOCKTON, DURHAM 1894. SON OF CHARLES & (MARGARET) ANNIE JACK, OF 50 THE AVENUE, WALLSEND, DURHAM AND THIS HULL ADDRESS. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. SON OF A DRAUGHTSMAN. HE LIVED IN HULL, WHERE HE WORKED AN AN APPRENTICE MARINE ENGINEER. HE ENLISTED IN SOUTH SHIELDS. JOINED THE 23RD DIVISION, ARMY CYCLIST CORPS. SERVED IN FRANCE, AS PRIV […]
, BEVERLEY, EAST RIDING, YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
25/02/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN 1889. SON OF ROBERT AND MARY JOHNSON, OF ROSE COTTAGE, SCARBOROUGH, NEAR BEVERLEY. HUSBAND OF JANET JOHNSON, 10 WEST STREET, THORNE, NEAR DONCASTER. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 25/02/1917, AGED 28. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW, JANET. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE BEVERLEY WAR MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL GARDENS.
31 , WALGRAVE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/07/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1898. ENLISTED SCARBOROUGH. SON OF CHARLES E & JANE L PENTITH ABOVE. DIED OF WOUNDS.
6 , SUMMERGANGS ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
04/10/1918
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 09/12/1894. SON OF WILLIAM ISSAC CHAPMAN KING POMFREY (1868-1942) & SELINA DAWSON (1868-1929). KNOWN AS ARTHUR POMFREY. THIRD OF THREE SONS. THIRD SON OF A MILLER LABOURER. HE WORKED AS A CLERK IN AN OIL MILL OFFICE. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. SERVED AS SERGEANT 11/937, IN THE 11TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. SERVED IN E […]
, HESSLE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/07/1916
       
Aged
22
BORN HESSLE, HULL 1894. SON OF EZEKIEL & ESTHER, HESSLE. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE HESSLE ROLL OF HONOUR, ALL SAINTS PARISH CHURCH. NB: WILLIAM HENRY POULTER - 13 BATES TERRACE, WEST PARADE.
1 PRINCESS WALK, CRAVEN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
10/07/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 05/05/1890. SON OF THOMAS & ELIZA SMITH, OF 8 JOHNS PLACE, YORK STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS) AND 1 PRINCESS WALK, CRAVEN STREET, HULL (PENSION LEDGER ADDRESS) . A DOCK LABOURER. HE LIVEd WITH HIS UNCLE AT CRAVEN STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. JOINED THE 9TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS (ALEXANDRA PRINCE OF WALES OWN). […]
140 , SEVERN STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
26/08/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1892. ELDEST SON OF JOHN & MARY JANE TAYLOR, OF 140 SEVERN STREET, HULL. HE DIED OF WOUNDS AT EASTBOURNE. HE FORMERLY WORKED FOR A COAL MERCHANT FOR W. TOWNEND, HOLDERNESS ROAD. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX PRIVATE, 19473 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 9TH YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DIED AT HOME, 26/08/1917, AGED 25. BURIE […]
10 , BISHOP LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
20/09/1917
       
Aged
25
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF WILLIAM & HANNAH ELLIS TINDALL (1855-1930), OF 10 BISHOP LANE, HULL. ONE OF SIX SONS AND TWO MARRIED SISTERS. BEFORE THE WAR, HE WORKED AS A WAREHOUSE LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, EX PRIVATE 253 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS LANCE CORPORAL, 33461, 9TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 20/9/1917, A […]
24 BURLEIGH PLACE, PROVIDENCE ROW, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/10/1918
       
Aged
20
BORN HULL 1898. SON OF THOMAS & BETSEY VEAL, OF 24 BURLEIGH PLACE, PROVIDENCE ROW, HULL. A PART TIME GARDENER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORRMERLY, PRIVATE, 23786, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 9TH YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. KILLED IN ACTON, ON 23/10/1918, AGED 20. BURIED AT LE CHATEAU CEMETERY, FRANCE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE […]
1 CYPRUS TERRACE, ST PAULS STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
22/09/1917
       
Aged
21
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF JAMES & ANNIE ELIZABETH WILSON - 1901 CENSUS ADDRESS. A LABOURER. ENLISTED IN HULL. EX. 19044, EYR. TRANSFERRED TO THE 9TH YORKSHIRE REGIMEMT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 22/09/1917, AGED 21. COMMEMORATED AT THE TYNE COT CEMETERY, BELGIUM. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WENT TO HIS MOTHER, ANNIE. HE ALSO LEFT BROTHERS JOSEPH […]