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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 […]
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.  
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]
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), […]
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 […]
HU5 1PN
       
       
Died on
26/02/1916
       
Aged
34
Born Hull, 1882. Son of John Edward Tadman (1857-1897) and Rhoda Elizabeth Kirkwood. a Merchant Seaman. He married Ethel Margaret Kilvington, at Hull, in 19109. they lived at 49 Washington Street, Hull (HDM 28/02/1916). The Dido Steamship was a British Merchant steamer of 4,769grt. On the 26th February 1916 when on route from Hull for In […]
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 […]
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 […]
80 Grimston Street, Hull
       
       
Died on
26/02/1916
       
Aged
34
Fireman on the s/s 'Dido'. sunk on 26/02/1916, aged 34. lived at 80 Grimston Street, Hull (HDM 28/02/1916). he is not listed on CWGC records. DIDO SS was a British Merchant steamer of 4,769grt. On the 26th February 1916 when on route from Hull for India she hit a mine when 4 miles Nne from Spurn Light Vessel, North Sea. 28 lives were lo […]
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. *
66 Manchester Street, Hessle Road, Hull, HU3 4TX
       
Died on
31/10/1917
       
Aged
29
Born at Settrington, Malton, Yorks. Son of William Smith; husband of Florence Smith, of I, Claremont Avenue, Scarborough St., Hessle Rd., Hull. Reported as died of wounds, on 31/10/1917, aged 29. Served in the 49th Battery, 40th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. He left a widow and three children. Son of Mrs Smith - 66 Manchester Street, […]
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 […]
13 Ventnor Street, Newland, Avenue,  Hull
       
Died on
13/11/1916
       
Aged
22
Born Armagh, Northern Ireland, 1896. Son of Martina Long, of 4 Parkend Street, Belfast. A Tram Conductor. Enlisted Hull.  Lived at 13 Ventnor Street, Newland, Avenue,  Hull (army Records Address). Served with the Hull Pals, in Egypt and France. Killed in action, at Serre, on 13/11/1916, aged 22.