Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Suicides

Private, Willam Lee, cut his throat in Billet on Beverley Road on the 19/10/15. He was a Hull man aged 36. He served as 23186, in 3rd Battalion of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. His wife lived at 53 Luke Street, Liverpool. (Hull Daily Mail 20/10/15)

Robert Hume, a discharged soldier from Hull, cut his throat at the Royal Bathing Spa, Scarborough, aged 53. (HDM 25/6/17)

2/Lt., Henry Croom Jackman, cut his throat at Shoreham in Kent. He died on the 28/11/15, aged 20. (HDM 2/12/15)

2/Lt., Theordore Hamilton Beit, 1st King's Dragoon Guards, found dead by a sporting rifle, in his room on 26/1/17. A string was attached to the trigger, the other end to the deceased man's boot. He was 18 years old and the son of Baron Otto Beit and Lady Beit, 49 Belgrave Square, London. (HDM 3/2/17)

Lieutenant, Arthur Franklin, found dead lying in a pool of blood in the waiting room at Worthing Station. He had a single bullet wound to the head. (HDM 19/12/19)