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/
Brothers George and John Thomas Clare, died in 1917 & 1918 respectively. They were the sons of Thomas and Margaret Clare in Humber Street, Hull.
Another set of brothers from Wellsted Street were John William Grahn and his brother Fred Grahn. They were killed in 1917 & 1918 respectively, Their father was German and they were raised by their Auntie at 4 Francis Avenue, Wellsted Street. Their names are recorded together in the Holy Trinity Church book of remembrance.
Cyril and Sidney Webb
Brothers Cyril and Sidney Webb, from 8 Wyndham Street, died within weeks of each other in 1918 as did Archbald & Fred Sims who both served with heNorthumberland Fusiliers.
John Rowland Isley died with the 9th Warwickshire Regiment in Iraq, on the 25th January 1917. His brother William Alfred Isley, had been killed the previous year, fighting for the Australians at Villers Bretoneux on the 14th November 1916. They were the sons of Alfred and Lilley Isley who lived at 200 Newbridge Road, Hull.
Pte, Harold Dixon. 6th EYR, killed 1916 and his brother Pte Ernest Dixon, 10th EYR, killed in 1917, both had lived with their parents at 78 Manchester Street, Hessle Road. Thirty Two men died in the Great War from Manchester Street.
Pte, Alfred Fenton Johnson, 7th EYR was killed at Arras on 21/3/1918, aged 21. His brother, George Edward Johnson had died at sea on the 17th May 1917, aged only 15 years old. They were the sons of Mr Christopher Bacon and Mrs Louisa Johnson and lived at 426 Beverley Road
Brothers Alfred and James Dodsworth, both casualties of World War One are similarly buried in Hull Cemeteries. Their parents were Frederick and Jane Dodsworth who lived at 248 Wincolmlee.
Two more teenage brothers, Arthur William Johnson aged 15, and John Edward Johnson aged 17 died together on 21st May 1915, when the Hull Trawler 'Sabrina' struck a mine in the North Sea. They were the sons of John Edward and Florence Ada Johnson, who lived at 343 Hawthorne Avenue.
David and Joseph Douglas were two more brothers lost in the war. They were the sons of David Batty and Alice Douglas at 53 Lambert Street, Newland Avenue. They were remembered on the Kings Hall Church, Roll of Honour at Symons Street until this was bombed in the Second World War.
More Johnson brothers include, Private, Clifford Hardy Johnson, DLI was lost in action on 25th October1918, aged 19 years old. He is buried at Tyne Cot cemetery along alond with nearly 12,000 others. His brother, Sgt, Fred Walter Johnson, 3rd EYR, died at Archangel on the 19th February 1919. He is commemorated here with 229 other British Officers and men that died in the Russian campaign. They were the sons of Frederick and Eleanor Jane Johnson who lived at 242 Newland Avenue.
Francis, John and Paul Wilson
Boatswain, Francis C Wilson, drowned in the North sea, when the 'Gitano' struck a mine on 26/2/17. His brother Paul, CEF, had died of heart failure, in January 1917, at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Another Brother, John Wilson, died on the 'San Gregorio', in November, 1917. Their Grandsons, Sgt, Ernest Barnby, 4th EYR, was killed in action on 23/4/16, and Pte, Francis Barnby, killed in action in September 1915.
James and Charles Joys, both soldiers, died in France within 8 weeks of each other. They were the sons of James Henry and Clara Ann Joys who lived at 12 Wellsted Street, Hessle Road