Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Betts

Pte. George Edward Betts, 12th EYR, (20 years) and brother, John Betts, 8th EYR, (24 years), were killed on the 13th November 1916. Both were sons of Joshua & Harriet Betts, 6 Lucas Square, Sykes Street, Hull.
John Betts lived with his wife Margaret & their two children nearby, at 4 Carlton Place, Francis Street, Hull.
Incidentally, Pte. William Betts, 598, 13th EYR was also killed on the same day. He was also born in Hull and before the war worked as a porter on the North Eastern Railway in Hull.