Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Other Hull Sportsmen

GUNNER, JAMES FRANCIS BROCKLEHURST, 10TH EYR. BORN VICTORIA, VANCOUVER 1896. ALSO KNOWN AS FRANCIS JAMES. SECOND SON OF JAMES CLARK & MARY BROCKLEHURST, 56 PLANE STREET, ANLABY ROAD. HE WAS KILLED IN THE ATTACK A SERRE ON 13/11/1916, AGED 21. HE IS LISTED AT ST MATHEWS CHURCH ROLL OF HONOUR. HE JOINED THE HULL PALS  AT THE START OF WAR AND WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE MACHINE GUN SECTION. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED IN THE FRUIT TRADE. A KEEN SPORTSMAN HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE ST ALBANS CRICKET TEAM & THE HULL & DISTRICT HARRIERS CLUB, BASED AT CALVERT LANE IN HULL. HE RAN IN THE CLUB'S, EIGHT MILE RACE, IN FEBRUARY 1914. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM ON 22/12/16 WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. HIS OLDER BROTHER WILLIAM SERVED IN THE EAST YORKSHIRE HEAVY BATTERY IN EAST AFRICA. 

THE FOLLOWING HULL RUNNERS WERE KILLED IN THE GREAT WAR:-

PTE, PERCY WRIGHT, 1/4TH EYR, 3/05/1915, YPRES, AGED 18 - 40 MORRILL STREET, HULL.

PTE, GEORGE HENRY TAYLOR, 10TH WYR, 31/10/1916, AGED 22 - 16 CHESTNUT AVENUE, BUCKINGHAM STREET, HULL.

PTE, FRED SNOWDEN, 13TH EYR, 13/11/1916, AGED 22 - 13 WINNIE'S PLACE ST LUKES STREET

CPL, FRANK SIMPKINS, RFA,  21/04/1917, AGED 24 - 16 CURZON STREET, HULL.

PTE, WALTER BARNES, 13TH EYR, 4/05/1917, AGED 34 - 34 BRECON STREET, HULL.

PTE, SYDNEY WILBURN, 1/7TH MIDDLESEX REGIMENT, 30/08/1918, AGED 30 - 1 HAWTHORNE AVENUE, PULMAN STREET.

THE GREAT WAR TOOK A HEAVY TOLL ON HULL'S ATHLETIC CLIB. IT'S SPORT'S PAVILION WAS DESTROYED IN A ZEPPELIN RAID (AND AGAIN IN WORLD WAR 2). SEVEN OF THE NINETEEN HULL HARRIERS, THAT RAN TOGETHER IN THE 8 MILE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE ON 21/02/1914, DIED IN THE GREAT WAR. (SEE RACE CARD ABOVE). OTHERS WERE WOUNDED. IT TOOK A LONG TIME FOR THE CLUB TO RECOVER. ONLY EIGHT RUNNERS TURNED OUT IN THE 'EIGHT MILE HANDICAP' RACE HELD AFTER THE WAR, ON THE 14/02/1920.

SGT, JAMES GUEST, 3RD EYR. BORN HULL, 1889. AN ORIGINAL HULL PAL. HIS WIFE FLORENCE LIVED AT 25 FALMOUTH STREET. HE WAS WELL KNOWN IN FOOTBALL CIRCLES AND ACTED AS GOAL KEEPER FOR HULL CITY JUNIORS FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS, VISITING HOLLAND TO PLAY AGAINST A DUTCH FOOTBALL TEAM. HE ALSO PLAYED FOR LAMBERT STREET CRICKET CLUB. IN CIVIL LIFE, HE WORKED AS A CLERK FOR MR E T CLARKSON, PRINCES DOCK SIDE. HE ENLISTED IN SEPTEMBER 1914 AND WAS DISCHARGED ON THE 21ST JANUARY 1919. HE SERVED FOUR YEARS AND 105 DAYS, OF WHICH TWO AND HALF YEARS WERE SPENT IN FRANCE. HE DIED OF PHEUMONIA AT HOME, LEAVING A WIDOW AND ONE CHILD. HE WAS 30 YEARS OLD. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 25TH FEBRUARY 1919, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH.

PTE, FREDERICK CHARLES CLARK, 7TH LEICESTER REGIMENT. BORN BRISTOL 1899. SON OF WALTER WILLER AND BENA CLARK, HEDON. FRED CLARK WAS A HULL CITY FOOTBALLER, WHO PLAYED CENTRE FORWARD AND SCORED BOTH GOALS IN THE THAMESMOUTH CUP. HE ENLISTED IN HULL AND TRANSFERRED TO THE LECIESTER REGIMENT. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON THE 27/5/1918, AGED 19. HE IS LISTED ON THE SOISSONS MEMORIAL WHICH REMEMBERS ALMOST 4,000 BRITISH SOLDIERS WHO DIED IN THE BATTLES OF THE AISNE AND MARNE IN 1918, WHO HAVE NO KNOWN GRAVE.

PTE, JOHN SEYMOUR LEE,  EYR. BORN IN HULL 1897, & JOINED THE HULL PALS. HE WAS THE SON OF JOHN & MARY ALICE LEE, 52 GREAT THORNTON STREET. EDUCATED AT CONSTABLE STREET SCHOOL, WHERE HE WON A SCHOLARSHIP TO BOULEVARD SECONDARY SCHOOL. WHILE THERE HE RECEIVED TWO MORE BURSARIES AND FINISHED WITH A FIRST CLASS CERTIFICATE. HE LEFT SCHOOL AT 16 TO WORK FOR MESSRS BRUNT, BUCKNALL & CO. HE ENLISTED THE DAY AFTER THE FIRST ZEPPELIN RAID ON HULL, AGED 18. HE WENT TO FRANCE IN APRIL 1916 AND KILLED IN ACTION ON 13TH NOVEMBER 1916, AGED 19. HE WAS A KEEN LOVER OF SPORT AND FOLLOWED HULL FC TO EVERY NORTHERN UNION GROUND. WHEN HE WENT TO FRANCE HE SAID "WHATEVER HAPPENS, I HAVE SEEN HULL WIN THE NORTHERN UNION CUP." HE ALSO PLAYED TWO YEARS FOR THE STUDLEY CRICKET TEAM. PLAYED IN THE FIRST DIVISION OF THE HULL WHIST LEAGUE WHERE HE WAS KNOWN AS THE 'YOUNGEN'. HIS FRIENDS REMEMBERED HIM AS "ALWAYS MERRY AND BRIGHT." HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON THE 14TH JULY 1917.

L/CPL, CHARLES FREDERICK ROWE, RE'S. BORN HULL 1892. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF DANIEL & MARY ROWE, 16 DIVISION ROAD, HESSLE ROAD. LIKE HIS LATE FATHER HEWORKED AS A SHIP RIGGER AND WAS WELL KNOWN AT ST ANDREW'S DOCK. A FORMER MEMBER OF HULL THURSDAY CYCLING ROAD CLUB. HE WAS WELL KNOWN IN CYCLING CIRCLES AND HELD THE 50 MILE AND 25 MILE CLUB RECORD. HE HAD BEEN IN FRANCE FOR ELEVEN MONTHS, WHEN HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH, IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 25TH MAY 1917. HIS TWO BROTHERS ALSO SERVED IN THE ARMY.

SGT, ARTHUR ERNEST SANDERSON, 4th EYR. BORN HULL 1897. THE ONLY SON OF WILLIAM AND ANNIE SANDERSON, 41 BRUNSWICK STREET. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 11/9/17, AGED 20. HE WAS A MEMBER OF CRANBROOK AFC AND REMEMBERED ON THE HULL TECHNICAL COLLEGE MEMORIAL, PARK STREET HULL.  

SAPPER, JOSEPH CHARLES MCDONALD, RE'S. BORN HULL 1896. SON OF DANIEL & SARAH MCDONALD. 4 MASON STREET, HULL. DIED OF GAS POISONING RECEIVED IN FRANCE. HE RETURNED HOME WHERE HE DIED ON THE 25/10/18, AGED 22. JOE HAD WON THE 9 STONE BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP OF HULL, FOUR YEARS BEFORE. BEFORE ENLISTING IN MAY 1915, HE WORKED AS A MILL HAND, FOR MR VOKES, BUILDING CONTRACTORS. HE HAD SERVED IN FRANCE FOR NEARLY THREE YEARS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 6TH NOVEMBER 1918, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. JOE MCDONALD IS LISTED ON THE ST CHARLES' CHURCH MEMORIAL HIS BROTHER SAPPER JAMES MCDONALD, RE'S, DIED 23/5/16. ANOTHER BROTHER, DAVID MCDONALD WHO WAS DUE TO ENLIST, WAS FOUND DROWNED IN BEVERLEY BECK, IN 1917, AGED 17 . IN ADDITION TO THESE THREE SONS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES. ANOTHER, WILLIAM MCDONALD LOST ONE OF HIS LEGS IN AN ACCIDENT AT THE EAGLE OILS MILLS. TWO MORE BROTHERS, SAPPER, DANIEL MCDONALD WAS WOUNDED AND CHIEF OFFICER, JOHN MACDONALD, WAS TORPEDOED TWICE. THE MCDONALD FAMILY HAD EXPERIENCED THIS EXTRAORDINARY BAD LUCK IN THE SHORT SPACE OF TWO YEARS.

SAPPER, JAMES MCDONALD, RE'S. BORN HULL 1895. SON OF DANIEL & SARAH, 4 MASON STREET. JAMES McDONALD LIKE HIS BROTHER JOSEPH WAS WELL KNOWN IN BOXING CIRCLES AND WON THE FEATHERWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP OF HULL, AT BEVERLEY ROAD BATHS, IN MARCH 1914. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON 23RD MAY 1916, AGED 21. HIS BROTHER JOSEPH WAS ALSO KILLED. BOTH ARE LISTED ON ST CHARLES' CHURCH ROH. 
PTE, JOSEPH WILLIAM ALLEN, 10TH EYR. BORN HULL 1894. ELDEST OF SIX CHILDREN TO JOHN AND DINAH ALLEN, 13 WILLIAM'S TERRACE, WOODHOUSE STREET. JOE WAS A HAIRDRESSER BEFORE THE WAR. HE WAS A RENOWNED FLY HALF AND HAD TRIALS FOR HULL KINSTON ROVER. ONE OF THE FIRST TO ENLIST IN SEPTEMBER 1914. HE MARRIED ELEANOR ANN THOMPSON, ON THE 11/10/1914, BEFORE HE WENT AWAY FOR TRAINING. HE SAW ACTION IN EGYPT, ON THE SOMME AND AT OPPY WOOD. HE WAS AWARDED THE BELGIUM 'CROIX DE GUERRE' FOR GALLANTRY. HE WAS KILLED ON THE 12/4/1918, AGED 24. HIS BODY WAS NEVER FOUND.
PTE, JAMES WATSON, 1ST EYR. KNOWN AS JERRY WATSON. HE WAS EMPLOYED BY MESSRS.BLUNDEL & SPENCE LTD, BEVERLEY ROAD. AN OUTSTANDING AMATEUR RUGBY LEAGUE PLAYER WHO PLAYED FOR THE WORKS TEAM WITH 'WILF' COLLEY. JERRY WAS DESCRIBED AS A "CENTRE THREE QUARTER OF GREAT PROMISE, BEING TRICKY AND SHARP ON HIS FEET". HE WAS A RESERVE IN THE YORKSHIRE V'S LANCASHIRE SOLDIER'S MATCH AND ALTHOUGH HE DID NOT PLAY, WAS AWARDED HIS COUNTY JERSEY. HIS LAST MATCH PLAYED FOR BLUNDELLS WAS AGAINST SISSONS IN THE 1913 ANNUAL CHARITY CUP. AND WATSON SCORED TWO TRIES. jERRY WATSON WAS ONE OF HULL'S FIRST CASUALTIES. KILLED IN ACTION ON THE 18/10/1914. HIS DEATH CAST A DARK GLOOM AT BLUNDEL'S AND WITHIN LOCAL RUGBY CIRCLES. HIS DEATH AND PHOTOGRAPH WERE PRINTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 14TH MAY 1915.  
PTE, WILFRED COLLEY, 1/4TH EYR. BORN HULL 1895. SON OF FRED & ROSE ELLEN , 46 WATERLOO STREET. HE WAS EMPLOYED BY MESSRS. BLUNDEL & SPENCE LTD, BEVERLEY ROAD. ANOTHER OUTSTANDING AMATEUR RUGBY LEAGUE PLAYER WHO PLAYED FOR THE WORKS TEAM WITH 'JERRY' WATSON.  'WILF' WAS DESCRIBED AS A "FORWARD OF ROBUST STYLE". IN THEIR LAST MATCH PLAYED FOR BLUNDELLS, AGAINST SISSONS IN THE 1913 ANNUAL CHARITY CUP, BOTH PLAYED BRILLIANTLY.  WILF WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES, ON THE 3/5/1915, AGED 19. HE IS LISTED ON THE JARRETT STREET ROH & CLIFTON STREET SCHOOL ROH's. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH, ON THE 14TH MAY 1915. 
GUNNER, REGINALD GREY, RGA.  BORN CARDIFF 1887. ENLISTED HULL 26/8/16. SON OF H & M GREY - 13 FREEHOLD STREET, HULL.HIS WIFE MRS M GREY LIVED, 21 QUEENSGATE STREET. BEFORE THE WAR REGINALD WORKED FOR THE WILSON LINE. HE PROCEEDED TO THE FRONT ON 10TH JULY 1915. HE HAD JUST RETURNED FROM HOME LEAVE, FIVE WEEKS BEFORE HE WAS KILLED. HIS COMMANDING OFFICER DESCRIBED "HIS STERLING QUALITIES, EFFICIENT AND POPULAR WITH BOTH OFFICERS AND MEN, HE MADE A VERY GOOD NCO." HE IS LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH ON 15TH MAY 1916. 
PTE, FRANK THORNTON, RASC. BORN HULL 1889. SON  OF WILLIAM CROSSLAND & ANNIE ELA THORNTON, 310 BEVERLEY ROAD. DIED OF INFLUENZA. ON SCULCOATES MEMORIAL. CLERK. LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
STEWARD, ALFRED MOORE, RNR. BORN GRIMSBY 1900. SON OF ELIZA EMMA & THE LATE JOHN MOORE, 1 ALEXANDER TERRACE, WYKE STREET, HULL. HE DROWNED WHEN THE STEAM SHIP 'WHORLTON' STRUCK A MINE, ON 1ST DECEMBER 1918. HE WAS 18 YEARS OLD. HE IS REMEMBERED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROLL OF HONOUR.
2ND LIEUT., GEORGE EDWIN QUIBELL, 4TH MIDDLESEX REGIMENT. 11 FITZROY STREET. BORN HULL 1897. ONLY ON OF EDWIN QUIBELL & SOPHIE ELIZABETH (SPRING). SISTERS ELEANOR & JOAN QUIBELL. HE WAS AN OLD HYMERIAN. PLAYED FOOTBALL FOR THE COLLEGE AND LATER OF THE CRANBROOK FOOTBALL CLUB, A SPRIGHTLY NEWLAND ORGANISATION WHO ALL ENLISTED TOGETHER AT THE START OF THE WAR. HE WAS ALSO AN EXCELLENT CRICKETER AND PLAYED FOR NORTH CAVE CC. FROM YOUTH HE WAS CLOSELY CONNECTED WITH THE NEWLAND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH AND BECAME A SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER THERE. IN BUSINESS LIFE HE WAS ON THE STAFF OF MESSRS. LATUS & CO. HIS WINNING AND CHEERFUL PERSONALITY WON HIM MANY FRIENDS. GEORGE QUIBELL WAS PART OF THE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE TO EGYPT. HE WAS OFFICALLY REPORTED KILLED ON 26TH MARCH 1917. HIS FATHER EDWIN WAS MANAGING DIRECTOR OF LOCAL BUILDERS MESSRS, QUIBELL, SON & GREENWOOD LTD WHO BUILT THE HULL CENOTAPH. GEORGE'S DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 5TH APRIL 1917, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. 
PTE, VICTOR HODSON, 4TH SCOTTISH RIFLES. BORN HULL 1/3/1896. SON OF JOHN ANDERSON & HARRIET E HODGSON & 4 SISTERS 20 WYCLIFFE ROAD, ARGYLL STREET. KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF LOOS ON 28/9/1915, AGED 19. LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, ARTHUR SAYNER YARDLEY, 1/4TH EYR. BORN PATRINGTON 1899. SON OF ALFRED & JULIA YARDLEY, 20 ARGYLL TERRACE, ARGYLL STREET. KILLED IN ACTION ON 4/8/1818, AGED 19. LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH. 
PTE, CHARLES HORSLEY, 2ND WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENTBORN HULL 1899. CHARLES LAMBERT & FLORENCE HORSLEY, 360 HAWTHORNE AVENUE. KILLED IN ACTION AT POZIERES ON 12/3/1918, AGED 19.  LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, ARTHUR FOWLER, 1/14TH LONDON (SCOTTISH) REGIMENT. BORN HULL 1885. ENLISTED LAMBETH. LIVED HERNE HILL, SURREY.  WORKED FOR MESSRS. MAW TILL & KIRKE CO, HULL. HE WAS A WELL KNOWN ATHLETE IN HULL AND HAD A REPUTATION AS A SUCCESSFUL BOWLER IN THE HULL THURSDAY CRICKET LEAGUE. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 29/3/1918, AGED 33, AFTER A LONG STINT AT THE FRONT. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 19TH APRIL 1918.
PTE, LEONARD YOUNG, 10TH EYRBORN HULL 1898. ELDEST SON OF WILLIAM & ANN MARY YOUNG, 1 DERWENT TERRACE, ALFONSO STREET, HULL. A CLERK FOR TMOMAS WILSON & SONS. ENLISTED IN THE 'HULL COMMERCIALS' ON 2/9/1914. DIED OF WOUNDS AT ARRAS, ON 25/6/1917, AGED 19. LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON THE 4TH JULY 1917, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH.
CPL, LEONARD WHITELAM, 12TH EYR.  BORN HULL 1890. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM, ASC, & M J WHITELAM, 303 BOULEVARD. BEFORE ENLISTING HE WORKED AS A FISH & ICE MERCHANT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 9/11/17, AGED 28. LISTED ON THE  HULL GRAMMAR SCHOOL ROH AND WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
CPL, PERCY EDWIN PLATT, RFABORN HULL 1896. PARENTS WILLIAM ROBERT & MARY ANN PLATT & ELEVEN CHILDREN - FAIRVIEW AVENUE, HALCYON, HESSLE. HE WAS ONE OF SIX SONS SERVING. HIS BROTHER HAROLD BEING KILLED IN ACTION IN 1916. PERCY JOINED AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR AND HAD BEEN IN FRANCE FOR TWO YEARS. HE LIVED AT 227 HOLDERNESS ROAD. WAS A MEMBER OF THE HESSLE OLD BOYS FOOTBALL CLUB AND THE HESSLE PRIMITIVE CRICKET CLUB. HE WAS AGED 21 WHEN KILLED IN ACTION. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 5TH MAY 1917.
PTE, JOHN HENRY WRIGGLESWORTH, 1/4TH EYRBORN HULL 1892. SON OF JOHN HENRY & MARY WRIGGLESWORTH, 312 HAWTHORNE AVENUE. HE WAS A SINGLE MAN. EMPLOYED AS A MESSENGER FOR THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY LINE. HIS FATHER WAS A NER GUARD AND WELL KNOWN IN DAIRYCOATES AREA OF HULL. JOHN HAD ALREADY DONE FOUR YEARS IN THE TERRITORIALS AND WAS A GOOD SHOT. HE WAS SECREATRY OF THE NEWINGTON PARISH FOOTBALL CLUB AND MEMBER OF THE NER CRICKET TEAM AND RIFLE CLUB. HE WAS KILLED AT YPRES, ON 2/5/1915, AGED 23. HIS DEATH AND PHOTOGRAPH APPEAR IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL 14TH JUNE 1915. 
CPL, CHARLES HUDDLESTONE, 2ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRYBORN BEVERLEY 2/5/1887. HE LIVED AT 7 CATHERINE GROVE, CARRINGTON STREET, HULL. FORMERLY 13/785 OF THE EYR & ORIGINAL HULL PAL. SERVED IN 'B CO, DLI. HE WAS KILLED ON 20/4/1918, AGED 31. HE IS LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
CPL, ARTHUR FREDERICK FARR, 1ST EYRBORN HULL 1880. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SON OF ARTHUR FREDERICK ELLEN ELIZABETH FARR, 11 JANE'S PLACE, PORTER STREET, HULL. DIED OF WOUNDS ON THE4/5/16, AGED 35. LEFT HIS WIDOW ADA FARNHILL TO MOURNHIS LOSS. LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
SGT, REGINALD JAMES CHESTER, 13TH EYR. BORN HULL 1888. SON OF JAMES & ANNIE MARIA CHESTER, 81 MELROSE STREET, HULL. MARRIED 1913.  WIFE GLADYS ENID THORLEY & THREE SMALL CHILDREN. HE WAS KILLED AT THE SOMME, ON 13/11/1916, AGED 28. LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, CHARLES ROWLAND INGHAM, 11TH EYR. BORN LEEDS 1887. CHARLES WAS THE YOUNGEST OF SIX CHILDREN TO STEPHEN AND EMMA INGHAM. BOTH PARENTS DIED YOUNG AND CHARLES SPENT MANY YEARS LIVING WITH HIS BROTHER, FIRST IN LEEDS WHERE HE WORKED AS A CLERK IN A CORN MILL, AND THEN IN HULL, WHERE HE RESIDED AT 5 BROOKSIDE VILLAS, GRANGE STREET. HE ENLISTED AT HULL CITY HALL ON THE 3/1/1915, ORIGINALLY IN THE 14TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, BEFORE BEING TRANSFERRED TO THE 11TH EYR AFTER ARRIVING IN FRANCE ON THE 16/4/1916. HE RETURNED TO FRANCE ON THE 21/4/1917 ND A FORTNIGHT LATER WAS KILLED IN ACTION AS THE PALS ATTACKED OPPY WOOD ON THE 3/5/1917. HIS BODY WAS NEVER RECOVERED AND HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. HE WAS 30 YEARS OLD AND REMEMBERED FOR HIS SPORT ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET AND ATHLETIC ROLL OF HONOUR.
PTE, REGINALD EDWARD SAUNBY, 1ST EYRBORN HULL 1894. HULL PAL. SON OF EDWARD S. & EMILY SAUNBY, 29 SANDRINGHAM STREET. PRIOR TO WAR, HE WORKED ON THE STAFF OF THE ELLERMAN - WILSON SHIPPING LINE. HE ENLISTED IN SEPTEMBER 1914. WAS WOUNDED IN JUNE 1916. TRAINED AS A LEWIS GUNNER FOR THE EYR. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON THE 8/2/1918, AGED 24. HE IS LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 15TH FEBRUARY 1918, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. 
ENGINEER, THOMAS SHERBURN WRIGHT, STEAM TRAWLER 'CELIA'. BORN 1893. HIS MOTHER LIVED AT 60 MARMADUKE STREET, HESSLE ROAD HE WAS LOST AT SEA ON THE 8/1/1915, AGED 21. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL TIMES ON 6/2/15,  WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. LISTED ON THE EDGAR STREET SHRINE. LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, FREDERICK MARTIN RAINE, NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. BORN HULL 1899. SON OF HENRY & RACHEL ANN RAINE - 120 CLUMBER STREET. HE DIED AT HOME ON THE 22/5/1918, AGED 18, AND IS BURIED IN HULL WESTERN CEMETERY. HE IS REMEMBERED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, THOMAS MOXON, 9TH YORK & LANCASHIRE REGIMENT. BORN HULL 1889. SON OF JOSEPH MOXON & ANN ELIZABETH (HOMER) - 20 CHURCH STREET, DRYPOOL. WIFE GERTIE (NODEN) AT 10 LYNTON AVENUE, PERTH STREET, HULL. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A MOULDER FOR MESSRS BOYD'S, HOLDERNESS ROAD. HE WAS A KEEN FOOTBALLER, CRICKETER AND SCOUT MASTER. HIS FATHER WAS WELL KNOWN WITH THE KEEL INDUSTRY AND THE FAMILY WERE ACTIVE MEMBERS OFST PETERS CHURCH. REJECTED AT THE START OF THE WAR DUE HIS SMALL STATURE, THOMAS MOXON WAS THE FIRST TO JOIN THE BANTAMS. HE SERVED IN EGYPT, FRANCE AND WAS WOUNDED ON THE SOMME. AFTER HIS RECOVERY HE WAS TRANSFERRED TO THE YORK & LANCS. REGIMENT. HE WAS THEN AGAIN SEVERELEY WOUNDED IN THE THIGH AND LEG AND DIED OF WOUNDS ON 10TH APRIL 1917. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 21ST APRIL 1917, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH.  HE WAS 28 YEARS OLD.
PTE, GODFREY WILCOCKSON, 1ST EYR. BORN HULL 1894. ONLY SON OF JOHN & ADA WILCOCKSON, 46 BERKELEY STREET, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR AND WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON THE 25/04/1918, AGED 24. HE IS LISTED ON HYMERS COLLEGE MEMORIAL AND ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROLL OF HONOUR.
CPL, SYDNEY WADE, 17TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERSBORN HEDON 1891. SON OF FRED & HELEN WADE. HE MARRIED JULY 1914 AND JOINED THE RAILWAY PALS WHEN WAR BEGAN.  PRIOR TO WAR HE WAS A NER JOINER IN HULL. HE HAD SERVED IN THE 5TH EYR CYCLISTS FOR FOUR YEARS AS A TERRITORIAL. HE WAS A WELL KNOWN AMATEUR FOOTBALLER AND CRICKETER. HE WAS SHOT IN THE ARM AND CHEST AND DIED OF WOUNDS. ON 5/2/1916, AGED 26. HIS OFFICER DESCRIBED HIM TO HIS WIFE AMY WADE AS "ONE OF THE FINEST CHARACTERS I HAVE KNOWN AND IT HAS BEEN AN HONOUR TO HAVE SUCH A MAN SERVE WITH ME." HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 17TH FEBRUARY 1916 WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. 
PTE, GEORGE ARTHUR WELLS, 10TH EYR. Hull Pals Memorial Post: Born Hull, in 1892, George was the eldest of two children and only son of George and Asenath Wells of 13 Lowther Street, Albert Ave, Hull. Educated at St. George’s Road Council School he gained a scholarship to The Boulevard Secondary School. On leaving school he went to work as a Clerk in the offices of Mssrs Dumoulin & Gosschalk Merchants and was a keen sportsman playing cricket for Newington Parish Church Team. When war came George enlisted at Hull City Hall, joining the 10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, ‘The Commercials’, 1st Hull Pals. He trained throughout 1915 at barracks in Hornsea, Beverley and Ripon before sailing to Alexandria, Egypt that December. The Pals were charged with protecting the Suez Canal from potential attack by the Turks, and spent the winter of 1915-16 in the desert. Everything changed in late February when they left Port Said for Marseilles and headed north for the trenches of the Western Front. George was killed in action on 30th March 1916 and is buried in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery; he was 24 years old. 
Private Tait recorded the incident: “…being our first time under fire many of us are in no joking mood. Directly we enter trenches we see Wells of C Company being carried out dead. This upsets us a great deal, as he is a terrible sight.”
PTE, HAROLD MARSHALL, 9TH WEST YORKS REGIMENTBORN HULL 1888. ENLISTED NORWICH. DIED OF WOUNDS GALLIPOLI, ON 20/11/1915, AGED 27. SON OF ALFRED & EMMA MARSHALL, 96 ST GEORGES ROAD. HE LIVED AT 11 STRICKLAND TERRACE, STRICKLAND STREET. BEFORE THE WAR HAROLD WAS A LAWYER'S ASSISTANT. HE WAS WELL KNOWN IN FOOTBALL CIRCLES BEING A GOALKEEPER FOR RANGERS THURSDAY AFC. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH ON 25TH FEBRUARY 1916. 
2ND LIEUT., HARRY PERCIVAL ROBINSON, RAF, BORN HULL 1900. SON OF PERCIVAL & SARAH ROBINSON - 47 WYNDHAM STREET. HE ENLISTED IN SEPTEMBER 1917 AND RECEIVED A COMMISSION FOUR AND A HALF MONTHS LATER. PRIOR TO JOINING HE WORKED FOR THE ELLERMAN, WILSON SHIPPING LINE. HE HAD RECEIVED HIS 'WINGS' ONLY THREE WEEKS BEFORE AND WAS KILLED IN AN AEROPLANE ACCIDENT. HE WOULD HAVE BEEN 19 YEARS OLD IN AUGUST. HARRY ROBINSON IS LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 28TH JUNE 1918, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. HE IS BURIED IN HULL WESTERN CEMETERY.
PTE, JOHN WILLIAM MANDERVILLE, 10TH ROYAL FUSILIERSBORN HULL 1893. SON OF JOHN JAMES & EMILY (WILKINSON) MANDEVILLE - 5 STANLEY STREET. HE MARRIED EVERLYN (TAYLOR) IN 1919 BEFORE HE DIED. BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS A SHIPPING CLERK. HE DIED AT HOME, ON 30/1/1919, AGED 26. HE IS REMEMBERED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, FRANK HERBERT JOHNSON, 10TH EYR. BORN HULL 1893. SON OF WALTER HERBERT & BELLA JOHNSON 156 ALLIANCE AVENUE. HE JOINED THE HULL PALS IN SEPTEMBER 1914. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 12/4/1918, AGED 25. A KEEN SPORTSMAN HE WAS LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUBS ROH.
PTE, GEORGE FALKINGHAM LACEY, 1ST EYRBORN HULL 1896. HULL PAL. SON OF GEORGE WILLIAM & FRANCIS ELLIE LACEY, ANLABY ROAD. KILLED IN ACTION ON 18/10/18, DAYS BEFORE THE WAR ENDED. LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 25TH MAY 1918.
PTE, ARTHUR JOHN HOLFORD, 2/6TH NOTTS & DERBY REGIMENT. BORN HULL 1898. SON OF JOHN & ALICE HOLFORD AT 6 VENTNOR STREET, NEWLAND AVENUE. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT ARRAS, ON 21/3/1918, AGED 20. HE IS LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, LESLIE CHARLES GAMBLE,  2/6TH NOTTS & DERBY REGIMENT. BORN HULL 1898. SON OF HENRY CHARLES (MERCHANT SEAMAN) & BEATRICE GAMBLE - 17 ALL SAINTS STREET , HULL. HE LIVED AT 73 DUESBURY STREET. HE WAS KILLED ON THE 27/4/1917, AGED 19. HIS BODY WAS NEVER RECOVERED AND HE IS RECORDED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. IN HULL HE IS RECORDED ON THE HULL GRAMMAR SCHOOL MEMORIAL AND ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH
2ND LIEUT., FRANK ILLINGWORTH, 2ND EYR. HE WORKED IN HULL AS A CLERK AND LIVED AT 8 VENTOR STREET, NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL. HE DIED IN GREECE, ON 15/12/1916, AGED 23. A KEEN SPORTSMAN HE WAS REMEMBERED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, DENNIS CECIL DAVIS, 4TH EYRBORN READING 1893. SON OF JOHN JAMES MOORE & AMELIA JANE DAVIS, 17 BLENHEIM STREET. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON THE 25/2/1917, AGED 25. HE IS RECORDED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, EDWARD REUBEN DUNLEY, 20TH DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY. BORN HULL 1900. ENLISTED HULL. MOTHER BEATRICE & SISTERS MINNIE, EMILY & ETHEL LIVED AT 4 SOMERSCALES STREET.  HE DIED ON 5/10/18, JUST WEEKS BEFORE THE WAR ENDED, AGED 18.  HE IS LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
 
PTE, GEORGE BLENKIN, 10TH EYR. BORN HULL 1897. ANOTHER HULL PAL. THE ONLY CHILD OF  HARRY BLENKIN & MARIA (HUDSON) AT 47 SEATON STREET, HULL. THEIR OTHER CHILDREN WILFRED & HILDA DIED IN INFANCY. HE WAS KILLED ON THE 26/6/1916, AGED 20 AND WAS LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
CPL, WALTER CYRIL BILLINGTON, 11TH EAST LANCS. BORN HULL 1894. SON OF WALTER & KATE BILLINGTON, 2 ELM VILLAS, BRAZIL STREET. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS AND WAS LATER TRANSFERRED TO THE ACCRINGTON PALS. HE WAS KILLED AT SERRE ON THE 2/7/1916, AGED 26.  LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH.
PTE, FREDERICK WALTON, 10TH EYRBORN HULL 1892. SON OF SUSAN AND JOHN HENRY WALTON, 7 CORNWALL GARDENS, BRUNSWICK AVENUE. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS, SEPTEMBER 1914. HE WORKED FOR THE WILSON LINE SINCE LEAVING SCHOOL. HE WAS KILLED AT ARRAS, ON THE 8/3/1917, AGED 25. HE WAS LISTED ON THE WILSON LINE CRICKET & ATHLETIC CLUB'S ROH. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 3RD APRIL 1917, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH.
PTE, ARTHUR RICHARD DANNATT, 1/4TH EYR. BORN HULL 11/10/1887. SON OF ALBERT & MARY JANE DANNATT - 68 YORK STREET, HULL. HE WAS A FORMER SISSONS WORKER, AT STONEFERRY & KEEN RUGBY PLAYER. ONE OF SIX SONS TO ENLIST. HIS BROTHER JOHN WILLIAM DANNATT WAS A RUGBY LEAGUE FORWARD FOR HULL KINGSTON ROVERS. ARTHUR MARRIED AMY ESTHER IN 1913 & HAD TWO CHILDREN WHO LIVED AT 33 CUMBERLAND STREET. HE NEVER SAW ONE OF HIS CHILDREN WHO WAS ONLY EIGHT MONTHS OLD. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT THE SOMME ON 24/9/1916, AGED 29. HIS DEATH WAS RECORDED ON THE KINGS HALL CHURCH ROH, SYMONST STREET.  HIS DEATH WAS ALSO REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON THE 16TH NOVEMBER 1916, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. 
PTE, JOHN RICHARD DEAN, 34TH AUSTRALIANSBORN HULL 1895. SON OF JOHN & JANE E. DEAN, HULL. KNOWN AS 'JACK'. HE LIVED AT 6 SCOTT'S SQUARE, HUMBER STREET. HE WAS BROTHER OF TOM & MARY AKA 'MADGE OF THE OLD TOWN', HULL. IN 1901 HE LEFT FOR AUSTRALIA. HE WAS PRESENTED WITH TWO GOLD MEDALS FOR LIFE SAVING. ONE FROM THE TOWN OF CARRINGTON AND PREVIOUSLY AWARDED THE ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY MEDAL IN HULL. HIS BROTHER SGT T DAN, RGA, WON THE MILITARY MEDAL 18 MONTHS BEFORE AND WAS WELL KNOWN IN SWIMMING AND ANGLING CIRCLES. JOHN'S DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 26TH DECEMBER 1917, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. 
LIEUT., GRENVILLE WYNN THOMAS, 2/4TH GURKHA RIFLESBORN LIVERPOOL 1897. ELDEST SON OF THE REVEREND LLEWELYN WYNN & HELEN PENELOPE THOMAS, THE NEWLAND VICARAGE AND WAVETREE, LANCS. HULL HE WAS EDUCATED AT OXFORD PREPARATORY SCHOOL AND OBTAINED A SCHOLARSHIP AT ROSSALL. HE CAPTAINED THE SCHOOL FOOTBALL, HOCKEY AND SWIMMING TEAMS. HE WAS THE QMS IN THE SCHOOL CADETS. IN APRIL 1915 HE SAILED TO INDIA. WAS COMMISSIONED SIX MONTHS LATER IN THE 2/4TH GURKHA RIFLES AFTER SERVING ON THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER HE WAS POSTED TO MESOPOTAMIA. HE SERVED AT KUT WAS WOUNDED AND INVALIDED BACK TO INDIA AND THEN PALESTINE HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 22ND MARCH 1918, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH. HIS BROTHER ERIC THOMAS WAS KILLED IN FRANCE IN DECEMBER 1917.
GUNNER, THOMAS PRICE, RGA 146TH HULLY HEAVY BATTERY. BORN HULL 1881. SON OF ALFRED E & HARRIET PRICE. WIFE MARY PRICE LIVED 22 COLERIDGE STREET, HULL. HE WAS A HULL POST OFFICE WORKER, JOINING AS A TELEGRAM LAD AT THE AGE OF 13 AND WAS HELD IN HIGH ESTEEM. HE WAS ALSO WELL KNOWN IN SWIMMING CIRCLES, BEING AN INSTRUCTOR AT ST JAMES SWIMMING CLUB. HE DIED OF WOUNDS AT ROUEN HOSPITAL ON THE 11/10/1916, AGED 35. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM ON 17/10/16, WITH A PHOTOGRAPH OF THOMAS AND HIS BROTHER GEORGE, A PAINTER, WHO HAD ALREADY BEEN WOUNDED TWICE WITH THE EYR AND LIVED AT 2 BOTANIC AVENUE, CONVENT LANE. 
PTE, JOSEPH WILLIAM ALLEN, CDG, 10TH WYR. BORN HULL 1894. A HAIRDRESSER BY TRADE. HE MARRIED ELEANOR ANN ALLEN ON THE 11/10/1914, BEFORE LEAVING FOR TRAINING. THEY LIVED AT 11 FLORENCE TERRCE, WATERLOO STREET. A KEEN SPORTSMAN, JOE HAD TRIALS FOR HULL KINGSTON ROVERS. HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS AND WAS AWARDED THE CROIX DE GUERRE (BELGIUM) FOR BRAVERY. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON THE 12/4/1918 AGED 24.
PTE, LEONARD FREDERICK INSTONE, 3RD COLDSTREAM GUARDS. BORN MADRAS, INDIA 1898. SON OF CSM LOUIS INSTONE, KOYLI, & CONSTANCE INSTONE - 16 TORRINGTON STREET. BOTH FATHER AND SON  WERE KILLED IN ACTION. A FORMER NEWLAND AVENUE SCHOOL PUPIL. IN 1911 LEONARD INSTONE WAS HULL'S JUNIOR SWIMMING CHAMPION AND ALSO IN THE TEAM WHICH WON THE SCHOOL'S CHAMPIONSHIP SHIELD. HE WAS REPORTED WOUNDED WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH N THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 15TH SEPTEMBER 1914. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON 1/5/1915. HE WAS ONLY 17 YEARS OLD.