Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Binks

Henry Binks, who had survived France for three and half years as a Driver in the Royal Field Artillery, died of influenza in France on the last day of the war. He is one of at least eight Hull who men died on the 11th November 1918, the day the war ended.

Driver, John Leonard Jipson, served with the Royal Field Artillery, in France, from 1914. After three years and five months of active service, he was taken ill and died of influenza at home on 16th February 1919. He left his parents John & Alice, and his wife Ann who he married in 1918. He is listed on the Cottingham War Memorial and was 29 years old when he died of flu.