Brothers that died
Arthur Henry Lazenby died on the 26th November 1914 serving with the Royal Navy, aged 18. His brother Richard Lazenby was killed aged 22, at the battle of Jutland when HMS 'Invincible' sank on 31st May 1916. These were the sailor sons of Richard and Jane Ann Lazenby, living at 6 Kimberley Street, Hull. Their other son was Company Sergeant Major, Walter Lazenby who served with the Durham Light Infantry and lived at the same address.
Pte, William Arthur Lazenby, MM, 11th EYR died at St Omer on the 13th July 1918. His Younger brother, Pte Charles Lazenby, Durham Light Infantry, was killed a few weeks later, on the 9th August 1918, aged 19. They were the sons of Thomas Wilson and Annie Eliza Lazenby, 11 Church Road, North Ferriby. Another son, Staff Sgt, Thomas Lazenby, RGA, was wounded in France. Their other two sons David Lazenby of the Middlesex Regiment, and George Lazenby, fighting with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, were both discharged early with wounds and ill health. Their family story is reported in the Hull Daily Mail 19/9/18.
Throughout the UK and Commonwealth, some 328 sets of brothers died during the First World War. Their details can be found here - http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/brothers-died-in-the-great-war/
Pte, Edward Arthur Anderson, Durham Light Infantry, killed 10/9/18, and Pte, John Rodman Anderson, Machine Gun Corps, killed 10/11/16. Both were 18 years old and died in France. They were the sons of Edward and Mary Ann Anderson, 19 Tomlinson Street, Newington. They are both commemorated on the memorial inside St Mathews Church, Boulevard.
Pte, Charlie William Bridges, 11th EYR died at Arras on the 24th March 1918, aged 22. His brother, Albert Bridges served with the Australian Imperial Force, and was killed in France on the 26th April 1918. They were the sons of Ellen and William Bridges who lived at 64 Sharp Street.
The Bentley brothers Robert and Harold were the sons of Robert and Amanda Bentley who lived at 50 Sharp Street, Newland Avenue, They both served with the 11th East Yorkshire Regiment, and both died of wounds in 1918. They are buried together at Hull Western Cemetery. 141 men from Sharp Street served in World War One. Robert and Harold Bentley are both shown on the Sharp Street memorial which still survives today.
George Broadley was killed on the 23rd April 1915. His brother Thomas Broadley was killed three days later on the 26th April 1915. They had joined the East Yorkshire together and are buried together at Ypres. They were the sons of James and Catherine Broadley, 62 Clarendon Street, Hull.
Sapper, Walter Binge, East Riding Engineers, died at Ypres on 23/5/16, aged 23. He was husband of Hilda at 3 Coronation Avenue, Rustenberg Street. Her brother John Wrigglesworth was gassed in the war. Pte, Harmen Binge, of the East Yorkshire Regiment, died six months later, on 3/1/17. He was also aged 23 and is buried at Meaulte. The Binge brothers were the sons of Walter and Henrietta at 6 Marfleet Terrace, Craven Street.
Harold Bulson, killed on the 15th September 1916, at the Somme, aged 19, and his younger brother Ernest Bulson killed in action on the 1st April 1918 are both remembered on the St Mathews Church memorial, Boulevard. They were the sons of Sarah Jane and the late Tennison Bulson, who lived at 6 Gordon Street.
Pte, Percy Walter Blanchard, died with the East Yorkshires, in France on 17/6/16, aged 23. He was the son of John and Margaret Blanchard at 5 City Grove, Harrow Street. His brother, L/Cpl, Ernest Edward Blanchard, was killed with the East Yorkshires on the 20/4/17, aged 26. He lived with his wife Ellen (nee Cook) at 3 Olive Grove, Harrow Street.
Brothers, Ernest and John William Burgess are both buried in Hull Western Cemetery, Sons of Rose and the late John Burgess at 96 English Street, they are commemorated on the Walker Street, War Memorial outside St Lukes Church.
Pte, John William Blenkin, 9th Durham Light Infantry, was killed on the 14th April 1918, aged 33 years. His brother, Sgt, James Stephenson Blenkin, was killed 4 days later on the 18th April 1918, fighting for Canada, aged 35 years old. They were the sons of John and Barbara Blenkin, the Butchers Shop, 66 Sculcoates Lane. Both brothers are remembered on the stone columns of St Mary's Church, Sculcoates Lane.
Ernest Carmichael, was lost on the 20th May 1917 when the Hull steam ship 'Tycho' bound from Bombay to Hull was sank by a torpedo from UBoat 40. His brother William Albert Carmichael, was lost on the 21st December 1916 when the Hull trawler 'St Ives' was mined in the English Channel off Falmouth, Cornwall. Sailing brothers and sons of Charles and Mary Ann Carmichael, who lived at 346 Boulevard. They are remembered on the Trinity House Roll of Honour.
William Bratton lost at sea in 1915 lost 3 stepbrothers during the war. They were the four children of Thomas Cudbertson and Sarah Ann Withers at 12 Richmond Terrace, Harrow Street, Hessle Road. Twenty Eight men are known to have died in the war from Harrow Street. Although this street has now been demolished, their names are all remembered here.
Able Seaman, Charles Samuel Christtmass, Royal Navy, HMS Invincible, was killed at the battle of Jutland on the 31st May 1916. His brother Orlando Christtmass was killed fighting with the Royal Navy Division at Ypres on 31st October 1917. Both brothers were the sons of Sam and Lily Alice Christtmass, 220 Hawthorne Avenue.