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Regiment
Address
Narrative
Died on
31/12/1915
Served with the Royal Naval reserve, on the HMT "Speeton". Lost at sea on 31/12/1915. His death was reported in the Hull Daily Mail, on 12/01/1916, with his photograph
Hull HU1 3RQ
       
       
Died on
22/08/1918
       
Aged
29
Lance Bombardier MASTERS, FRANK Service Number 765532 Died 22/08/1918 Aged 29 "B" Bty., 223rd Bde. Royal Field Artillery Son of Harriett Masters, of Long Riston, Holderness, Hull and the late Matthew Masters; Husband of the late Annie Masters. He is buried at Serre Cemetery no: 2, Somme, France His grave inscription, reads, "G […]
148 HUMBER ROAD, BLACKHEATH, KENT, UK
       
Died on
09/04/1917
       
Aged
28
BORN GILLINGHAM, KENT, 1889. SON OF RICARD ENOCH AND ALICE ANN DRAKE. HE WORKED AS A CLERK FOR THE HULL IDEAL BOILER COMPANY. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 7 INCHES TALL, 130 LBS WEIGHT, 37-39 INCH CHEST SIZE. HE ENLISTED HULL, ON 15/11/1915. FORMERLY, 2567, EAST RIDING YEOMANRY. TRANSFERRED TO THE 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, WHEN HE ARRIVED IN […]
7 Herberts Avenue, Balfour Street, Hull
       
Died on
11/08/1917
       
Aged
50
Born Glasgow, 1867. Husband of Emma McLean and 5 children at 9 Spring Terrace Waterloo Street Hull (1911 Census) and 7 Herbert's Avenue, Balfour Street, Hull (Pension Address). A former Hull Dock Labourer. He served in the Royal Naval Reserve, H.M. Trawler "Jay." . Lost at sea through enemy action, on 11/08/1917, aged 50.
HU2 9AP
       
CB Ward, Royal Navy, is listed on Hull's Clifton Street School Memorial. His details are unknown and I would be grateful for any any information, to help identify him?
Wetwang, East Yorkshire, UK
       
Died on
20/10/1918
       
Aged
21
Born Middleton-on-wold, Yorkshire, 1897. Son of Harry and Maud Burnett. Enlisted Hull. Resided at Wetwang. employed as a Farm Horseman, at Warter York (1911 Census). Served in the 7th East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action, on 20/10/1918, aged 21.  
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 […]
46 GREEN LANE, HULL, UK
       
Died on
11/07/1916
       
Aged
29
Lost on the steam ship "Era", on 11/07/1916, aged 29. Left wife and daughter at 46 Green Lane, Hull. His wife was daughter oh Mr S.J. Buffey, a well known Hull Fruitier. Before the war, he worked for Groves Oil Mill, Hull and served as a cook on the "Elucide". His death was reported in the Hull Daily Mail, 27/06/1916, with his photograph […]
Bishop Burton, Yorkshire
       
Died on
20/11/1918
       
Aged
25
Born Bishop Burton, 1893. Second of four sons. Son of William and Martha Hudson, of Bishop Burton, Beverley, Yorkshire. Educated at Bishop Burton Church school. Served as a Driver, in the Royal Field Artillery, "D" Bty. 95th Bde. Taken ill on the 15/11/1918. He died of pneumonia, on 20/11/1918, at the 19th Casualty Clearing station […]
Elloughton, Brough, Yorkshire, UK
       
       
Died on
15/09/1916
       
Aged
22
Born Elloughton 1894 Son of the late George William Beaulah (1857-1922) & Mary Anna Verity (1859-1921), of Elloughton, Brough, Yorkshire. Worked with his father as a Carting Labourer He had four brothers and six sisters. He enlisted in at Elloughton. Served as  Pte, George Carlill Beaulah, 3585, 1/4th Northumberland Fusiliers. Kille […]
Sigglethorne, Hull, East Yorkshire, UK
       
Died on
26/08/1917
       
Aged
26
Born Sigglesthorne, 1891. Son of Stephen Postill (1848-1943) and Lucy Sanders ( 1861-1943). He had two brothers and two sisters. Worked as a farm hand in Goxhill (1911 Census) Enlisted in Hull. Served with the 1st West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action, on 26/08/1917, aged 26. He had married Daisy Ann Clark at Hornsea, on 27/03/191 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Easington, Hull, east Riding, Hull
       
Died on
10/08/1917
Gunner Lewis Abraham Clubley, 204764, B Battery, 102nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. He was one of twelve children to George William and Mary Elizabeth Clubley and younger brother of Francis John Clubley. Born in Easington, Lewis lived at the family home on High Street before finding work as a horseman with the Ellis family of Welwick. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Died on
14/07/1916
Well known figure on the City of Hull Tramways and member of the St John Ambulance Brigade. One of 50 volunteers who helped the RAMC (Canadian contingent). Died of Cholera in the East on 14/07/1916. His home was in Ballymena, Ireland. His death was reported in the Hull Daily Mail, on 15/09/1916, with his photograph.
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), […]