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Regiment
Address
Narrative
HU1 2DA
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
25
Private Henry Hodgson Appleton (1890-1916). Born Raskelf, North Yorkshire. Son of Mr. James Henry Appleton (1860-1911) and Mrs. Annie August Hodgson (1864-1944), of Raskelf, Easingwold, Yorks. One of six children. He later lived in Hull and worked as a draper's assistant. Employee of Messrs. Edwin Davis & Co., 42 Market St., Hull. H […]
Chief officer
219 MARLBOROUGH AVENUE, HULL
Chief Officer, a Franks. His death was reported in the Hull daily Mail, on 11/09/1917. Lost at sea returning to England, on HMS transports. he belonged to an old seafaring family in Hull. He was connected with the South American trades and voyages. He resided at 219 Marlborough Avenue, Hull. He left a widow and son who was serving with t […]
HU3 4AL
       
       
Died on
22/11/1918
       
Aged
36
Private, 27082, James Brown, Labour Corps, died on 22/11/1918. (HDM 23/11/1919), Son of James and Emma, of 97 Wassand Street, Hull (1911 census). A former dock labourer. Formerly served as Private, 34863, 7th Lincolnshire Regiment. James (Jim) Brown, reported as died of influenza, in France, on 22/11/1918, aged 36. His death and address […]
6 CAMPBERWELL AVENUE, BRIGHTON STREET, HULL
       
Died on
01/05/1917
       
Aged
46
James Day lost his life at sea in May 1917, aged 46. he had served for 16 months. His widow, Mrs C Day, lived at this address (Hull Daily Mail 29/05/1917) No CWWG records.
BURSTWICK, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
19/10/1919
BORN BURSTWICK, 1898. SON OF SARAH LEVITT (1871-1916) AND FRED ESCREET WALKER (1871-1937). HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS AND SERVED AS PRIVATE, 1160, 13TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. DIED OF GAS WOUNDS AT BURSTWICK, ON 14/10/1919, AGED 21 AND HIS BURIED THERE. HIS BROTHER, PR […]
Sergeant
5 Seymour Street, Hull
       
Died on
10/05/1917
Sergeant Osborne was killed in action, in France, May 1917. His widow lived at 5 Seymour Street, Hull. Since the outbreak of war, he had been a well known figure at West Park as a Drill Instructor and was billeted at Craft's shop, Hessle Road, Hull. He had served in the Boer War and gained two medals. He joined the Hull Post Office, in […]
35 Suffolk Street, Beverley Road, Hull, UK
       
Died on
14/07/1916
       
Aged
37
Born Ballymena, Northern Ireland, 27/09/1878. Son of John James Harbison (1844-1921) and McCrory (1842-1913). He had five brothers and two sisters. A well-known figure on the City of Hull Tramways and member of the St John Ambulance Brigade. He lived at 4 Sculcoates Lane (1901 Census) and 35 Suffolk Street, Beverley Road, Hull (1911 Cen […]
LOCKINGTON, BEVERLEY, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
Died on
17/04/1917
       
Aged
19
BORN ROOS, 1898. ONLY SON OF ARTHUR AND POLENA NALTON, OF 10 WORTLEY STREET, BRUMBY, SCUNTHORPE (CWGC ADDRESS).  SON OF A POLICE CONSTABLE, IN LOCKINGTON, BEVERLEY. HE LIVED IN LOCKINGTON, BEVERLEY. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED WITH THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 203RD MOUNTED MACHINE GUN CORPS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 17/04/191 […]
Died on
14/07/1916
       
Aged
25
Born Hull, 1891. Youngest son of James (1854-1931) and Elizabeth Jane Stainforth (1857-1927), of 4, John St., Hull; He was a student at the Church of England Training College, Swindon Road, Cheltenham (1911 Census). He married Ann Milner McKay (1894-1968), at Sculcoates, Hull, in 1916. Husband of Ann Milner Towle (formerly Stainforth), […]
Pembroke Lodge. Pocklington, East Yorkshire
       
Died on
11/04/1918
       
Aged
28
Lieutenant Edward Moore Robson M.C. Home at Pembroke Lodge. Pocklington, Yorks. Born at Pocklington in East Yorkshire in 1890, he became a barrister at Lincolns Inn in London. Joined the 5th Btn as a 2nd Lt at Pont de Nieppe near Armentieres on July 19th 1915 and fought in all the subsequent actions. He was killed on April 11th aged 28 […]
Aldbrough, Hull, East Yorkhsire, UK
       
Died on
20/09/1917
Born Driffield. Enslisted Beverley. resided Aldbrough. Formerly 26289, East Yorkshire Regiment. Transferred to the 10th Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action on 20/09/1917. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium and the Aldbrough Village Memorial.
Thorngumbold, East Yorkshire
       
Died on
25/05/1918
       
Aged
26
Born Thorngumbold, East Yorkshire, 1892. Son of Alfred Brown (1855-1946) and Ann Grange (1856-1928), of Far Barn, Paull, East Yorkshire. Son of a Farm Hand. He had three brothers and two sisters. He worked as a Farm Hand, on Boress Hill Paull (1911 Census). He enlisted in Beverley. Served as Private. William Brown, 33702, in the 2nd Y […]
SOUTH NEWBALD, YORKSHIRE
       
Died on
27/04/1916
       
Aged
34
Alfred John Briscol, served on HM Fleet "Messenger Hillingholme". He was killed in action, on 20/04/1916, in the North Sea. He was aged 34 and the first from the village of south Newbald to die in the war. He was married in Hull in 1911 and was well know in the merchant Navy community sailing many times from Hull. He was a member of the […]
Elm Tree Row, Front Street, Aldbrough, East Yorkshire
       
Died on
27/03/1918
       
Aged
19
Born Aldbrough, 1899. Son of Sarah Ann Pearce, of Elm Tree Row, Front Street, Aldbrough. Enlisted Beverley. Killed in action, on 27/03/1918, aged 19. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial to the Missing and the Aldbrough Village Memorial.
BORN HULL 1888. SON OF WILLIAM AND HANNAH TINDLE, OF 30 BISHOP LANE, HULL. SECOND OF FIVE SONS. A WAREHOUSEMAN. ENLISTED HULL. SERVED IN THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEERS REGIMENT. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 21/08/1917, AGED 29. BURIED AT DIVISIONAL COLLECTING POST CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, BELGIUM. HIS ELDEST BROTHER, JOHN TINDLE, SERVED IN THE […]
509, Anlaby Road, Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
       
Died on
30/11/1917
       
Aged
36
Born Seaham Harbour, Durham, 1881. Son of John and Annie Petrie; husband of Eveline Petrie, of 509, Anlaby Road Hull. He was educated at a private school. Worked as representative  S. Mordan and Co, Ltd and was well known amongst Jewellers, in Hull, London and throughout the Country. He married Everlina Johnson, at Sculcoates, Hull, in […]
53 Staniforth Place, Hessle Road, Hull
       
Died on
26/09/1920
       
Aged
20
Born Hull, 14/12/1899. Son of Francis Thompson (1876-1949) and Annie Eliza (Minnie) Butters (1878-1956), of 84 Welbeck Street, Hull (1911 Census) and 53 Staniforth Place, Hessle Road, Hull (Pension Ledger Address). Son of a Fish Dealer. He had three brothers and two sisters. He enlisted at Hull in 1916, aged 17. served as Private, No 57 […]
Died on
13/10/1915
       
Aged
29
Born Brandesburton, 1887. Son of Henry Whitelock Metcalf, and Clara Elizabeth Metcalf, of Brandesburton, Hull. Educated at Hymer's College, Hull. Worked as a Chemist's Assistant, in Barnsley, Yorkshire. Enlisted Luton, Bedfordshire. Served as Acting Sergeant, in the 1/4th Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action at Loos, on 13/10/1915, […]
Aged
46
Eldest Son of W & H Cooper, of 99 Craven Street, Hull. Second Engineer, HMT "Lady Ismay". Previous to joining the Admiralty, he was employed at the fitting shops, of Grimsby. He is pictured in the Hull Daily Mail, on 17/02/1916. *