Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One


George Skipworth, the father died on the 26 February 1916 Age 46. His ship the SS 'Dido', hit a mine at the mouth of the river Humber. George's son, John William Skipworth 1st/4th Bn., East Yorkshire Regiment, died on 23 April 1917, Age 20, at Calais in France. They both lived within the Adelaide St area, Hull.