Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

ADELAIDE STREETRSS

First NameJOHN WILLIAM

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BORN BRIDLINGTON 1897. SON OF FRANCES ELIZABETH AINSWORTH & THE LATE GEORGE SKIPWORTH (LOST ON THE S/S 'DIDO' ON 22/02/1916). ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. HIS SISTER ROSIE OLSSON, LIVED AT 6 CHATHAM PLACE, ADELAIDE STREET. BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS AN OFFICE BOY. H ...

First NameGEORGE

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BORN WAKEFIELD 1870. WIFE FRANCES. SON OF JANE & HENRY SKIPWORTH. SUNK BY MINE. BURIED HULL WESTERN CEMETERY. LISTED IN THE HULL MERCHANT NAVY ROH. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH ON 1ST MARCH 1916. * HIS SON JOHN SKIPWO ...

First NameJAMES WILLIAM

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BORN HULL 1887. SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM & KATE SMITH, of HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 8373, 1ST EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. AWARDED THE DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT MEDAL (DCM), ON 30/06/1915, "FOR CONSPICUOUS COURAGE AND ABILITY DISPLAYED WHILE ER ...

First NameERNEST JOHN

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Hull Pals Memorial Post. SERGEANT ERNEST JOHN WALKER 9609. Born 1890, the ninth of twelve children, to Henry and Ellen Walker of 15 Lorne Terrace, Spyvee Street, Hull. Ernest was a Dock Labourer before the war but enlisted in the fight for King and Countr ...

First NameMILWARD

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BORN MADRAS, INDIA 1882. SON OF ISSAC EVAN WALTERS AND CAROLINE MARY DOWNING. ONE OF FOUR SONS. HE MARRIED ON 26/05/1901. WIFE MARY ELLEN (TAYLOR) LIVED ABOVE. LOST AT SEA ON THE 13TH APRIL 1917. HIS DEATH IS RECORDED ON THE HULL MERCHANT NAVY ROLL OF HON ...

First NameJAMES

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BORN HULL 1881. YOUNGEST SON OF JANE & THE LATE WILLIAM WARNER WHO LIVED AT THIS ADDRESSAND 1 NELSON AVENUE, WELLINGTON LANE. BEFORE WAR HE WORKED FOR HULL CITY TRAMWAYS FOR ELEVEN YEARS. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY M ...

First NameWILLIAM WILSON

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BORN HULL 05/11/1888.SON OF HENRY AND SARAH ANN WOLFE, AT 15 GLASGOW STREET & ABOVE ADDRESS. HE MARRIED, LILLY JULIA WHITE, IN HULL AND LIVED AT 58 CHILTERN STREET (HDM 25/09/1917). BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A DOCK LABOURER, AT THE CENTRAL DRY DOCK AND ...

First NameSCOTT KERR

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BORN HULL 1894. SON OF ROBERT YOUNG & (JANE) ELIZABETH USHER. ON OF SIX CHILDREN. SISTER MARIA, NORA AND MARTHA. HIS BROTHER JOHN ALSO SERVED AND STEP BROTHER ROBERT WILLIAM USHER DIED IN 1925. THE FAMILY LIVED AT 14 NORMAN TERRACE, CAMBELL STREET AND ABO ...