Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

ABBEY STREETRSS

First NameJOHN WILLIAM

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BORN HULL 1893. ENLISTED HULL. ORIGINAL HULL PAL. SON OF JOHN JAMES & ELLEN BURDON. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE JOHN WILLIAM BURDON 12/236. Born in January 1893, the fourth of five children to John and Ellen Burdon of 55 Abbey Street, Holderness Roa ...

First NameHAROLD HENRY

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BORN HULL 1883. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF HUGH RICHARD AND MARY ELLEN EMPSON. WIFE ROSE ELEANOR (POTTER) LIVED AT 28 REFORM STREET (1911 CENSUS) AND 4 ABBEY STREET, HULL. WITH THEIR THREE SONS. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION ON 6/03/1917, AGED 34.HIS ARMY EF ...

First NameWILLIAM

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BORN HULL 1898 ENLISTED HULL. SON OF CHARLES & ADA FOSTER ABOVE AND 35 WALLER STREET IN CENSUS 1911. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION ON 27/09/1917, AGED 19. COMMEMORATED AT THE TYNE COT MEMORIAL.

First NameJOHN WILLIAM DRY

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BORN WATER PRIORY, POCKLINGTON, YORKS 1886. SON OF FRANCIS JOHN THOMAS FRANKISH & JANE SCRUTON. A DOCK LABOURER. LIVED AT 5 CARLTON AVENUE, DELHI STREET, MARFLEET. MARRIED OCTOBER 1909. WIFE MAUD EDITH BOSS & DAUGHTER MAUD BORN IN 1915. MARFLEET ROH. HE E ...

First NameHAROLD ARTHUR DIGBY

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BORN KINGS LYNN, NORFOLK, 1892. SON OF MARIANNE HALL, 7 WOODHOUSE AVENUE, WOODHOUSE STREET. MARRIED 4/7/1915. WIFE ETHEL (APPLEGATE) & DAUGHTER DORA LIVED 21 ABBEY STREET & LATER WITHERNSEA. WORKED AS A BARMAN. ENLISTED 8/12/1916. SENT TO FRANCE 7/9/1916. ...

First NameGEORGE

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BORN HULL 2/05/1893. SON OF THOMAS DANGERFIELD & ELIZABETH MORGAN, ABBEY STREET. HE HAD A SISTER ANNIE AND BROTHER EDWIN MORGAN. HE HAD SERVED IN THE ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE BEFORE ENLISTING. ENLISTED HULL. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, AT GALLIPOLI, ON 9/08/1915, ...

First NameRAYMOND ALFRED

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BORN HULL 1896. SON OF WALTER & EMMA JANE (DOWDY) SMITH. HIS YOUNGER BROTHER REGINALD SMITH WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 26/09/1917.

First NameREGINALD

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BORN HULL 1898. SON OF WALTER & EMMA JANE (DOWDY) SMITH. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION ON 26/09/1917, AGED 19. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER WALTER. HIS OLDER BROTHER RAYMOND FELL 3 MONTHS LATER ON 29/12/1917.

First NameGEORGE

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BORN DUBLIN, MALAHIDE, 1893. SON OF ALFRED & MARGARET SPIRES, ABOVE 1901. JOINED RECKITTS 0N 26/4/07. LISTED ON DANSOM LANE & ST MARKS ST ROH. PHOTO.

First NameCYRIL

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BORN HULL 1984. SON OF ABRAHAM & MARY JANE WATSON, 19 FIELD STREET & ABOVE. HULL HEROES WEB SITE. ADDRESS FROM CANADIAN WAR RECORDS. DIED OF WOUNDS.

First NameGEORGE OSWALD

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BORN HULL 1897. SON OF FRED & ELLEN ABOVE ADDRESS & 17 BLAKE STREET. HE WAS A GROCER BEFORE THE WAR. BEFORE THE WAR HE DAD BEEN AN ASSISTANT AT MR A HOWE'S CHEMIST, SPRING BANK. HE HAD BEEN ON FRANCE FOR ELEVEN MONTHS BEFORE HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION. HE WA ...