Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

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First NameGEORGE

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BORN WALSALL, STAFFS, 09/05/1870. SON OF GEORGE AND ELEANOR COX. SON OF A BRUSH MAKER. EDUCATED AT LAMBERT STREET SCHOLL, HULL. SERVED AS A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER. ENLISTED 09/08/1893. KINGS CORPORAL AND REPRESENTED THE NATIONAL RESERVE AT KING GEORGE V'S C ...

First NameTHOMAS

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BORN MANCHESTER 1875. SON OF WILLIAM & BRIDGET GARVEY. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION AT GALLIPOLI, ON 21/08/1915, AGED 40. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS BROTHER, WILLIAM. COMMEMORATED ON THE HELLES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. Helles Memorial, Gallipol ...

First NameERNEST

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BORN HULL 1892. Son of Thomas William Hurd & Jane Dixon Campbell; One of seven brothers and two sisters. Married in 1911. Husband of Henrietta Lough Hurd, of 7, Higson's Court, Blanket Row, Hull. Labourer. Enlsited Hull. Ex 27086, eyr. Died of wounds on 2 ...

First NameJOSEPH

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BORN SUNDERLAND, 1880. DOCK LABOURER. ENLISTED HULL, ON 12/12/1915. EX 5331 2/4TH EYR. THIS WAS HIS ARMY ADDRESS. POSTED TO FRANCE, ON 26/07/1916. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 09/04/1917, AGED 37. UNMARRIED HIS NEXT OF KIN WAS HIS SISTER, NELLIE KITCHEN, 6 WRIGHT ...

First NameJOHN

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BORN HULL 1886. SON OF THOMAS & MARY ELIZABETH LARVIN, 3 MARSH STREET AND 73 WAVERLEY STREET. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HE WAS AN ASSISTANT STEVEDORE, LIVING ABOVE. ENLISTED HULL. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 11/01/1915, AGED 29. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS SISTE ...

First NameJAMES

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BORN HULL 17/05/1877. SON OF JAMES BROGDEN & MARY MARSDEN, 50 BLANKET ROW. HIS FATHER DIED 17/10/1889 AND THIS WAS THE FAMILY PROBATE ADDRESS. JAMES MARSDEN SERVED IN ROYAL NAVY BETWEEN 1893 - 1897. HE ENLISTED IN GRIMSBY. KILLED IN ACTION ON 21ST MARCH 1 ...

First NameWILLIAM

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BORN HULL 1880. ADOPTED SON OF MARY GETHEN, A DRESSMAKER, FROM 7 SEWARD STREET, HUL. HE WORKED AS A WAREHOUSE MAN ON THE RAILWAYS & BOARDED AT THIS ADDRESS (1901 CENSUS). ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, AT YPRES, ON 03/05/1915, AGED 35. HE IS COMMEMORATE ...