Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Hull in WW1

Clergymen

The following names were Clergymen and sons lost in the war;

2nd Lt., Arthur Charles Vaughn Smith, West Yorks Regiment, killed 19/10/17, from the Sculcoates Vicarage.

2nd Lt., Percival Ram, Manchester Regiment, killed 1st July 1916, from the St Mary's Vicarage, Lowgate.

Lt., Eric Thomas, West Yorkshire Regiment, killed 8/12/17, and his brother, Lt., Greville Thomas, 4th Gurkha Rifles, killed 10/4/18, both from the Newland Vicarage, Hull.

Captain, William Reginald Dibb, MC, RFA 37th TMB, died of wounds 27/5/18 in Thailand, aged 42. He was the fourth son of the Reverand Ashton & Mary Dibb of Hull.

Pte., James Aaron, MM, 8th Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, killed 1st July 1916. Son of James Aaron, Hull Western Synagogue.

Lt., William Edmund Wigfall, MC, 8th East Yorkshire Regiment, died 19/8/16, from Beverley Minster.

Lt., Reginald Blencowe Bayliss, Manchester Regiment, killed 18/11/16, the Beverley Wesleyan Chapel.

L/Cpl., Thomas Wilfred Fisher, Border Regiment, died of pneumonia on 21/2/17, from the Pocklington Vicarage.

2nd Lt., Lionel William Halse, 12th Gloucester Regiment, died 17/10/18. Son of the Rev. William George Halse, Holy Trinity Church, Bridlington.

Trevor Ernest Wilberforce, killed on the 14/11/16. Son of Rev., George Wilberforce Trevor from the Beeford Rectory.

Sub Lt., Edgar Claude Donovan, Royal Navy, who died 26/4/17, from the Garton in Holderness, Vicarage.

2nd Lt., Walter Sherburn Phillips, East Yorkshire Regiment, killed 16/9/16, from Skirlaugh Vicarage.

Major, Sydney Herbert Goodall, 16th Canadian Expeditionary Force, killed 8/10/16, from Howden Vicarage.

Lt. Col., Bernard Barton, 1st Worcester Regiment, killed 11/8/18, aged 39, son of Revd. Haycroft Barton, from Fridaythorpe, Malton.

Sub. Lt., Norman Nesbitt, Royal Naval Division died on 21/8/18 from the Elloughton Vicarage.

Father, Joseph William Finn, MC, born Hull 1875 and who served as Chaplain 4th Class in the Army Chaplain's Department. Father Finn was a Roman Catholic Priest, who died on the first day of the Gallipoli campaign, 25th April 1915, while landing on 'V' Beach, with the Dublin and Munster Fusiliers. He was awarded the Military Cross for attending to the wounded on the beach unarmed.

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