Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Weymss

Fanny Weymss of 78 English Street, lost her husband and two sons within 18 months. Her son George was killed serving with the East Yorkshire Regiment on the 4th August 1916. Her second son Leonard Wemyss was killed with the Yorkshire Regiment on the 9th April 1917. To compound her misery, her husband William was lost at sea on the ‘Nimrod’, 18th December 1917. They are all commemorated on the Walker Street memorial.