Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

MARKET WEIGHTONRSS

First NameALBERT EDWARD

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BORN BECCLES, SUFFOLK 1891. SON OF ROSINA ASHLEY. ENLISTED MARKET WEIGHTON, ON 08/09/1914. SERVED WITH THE 7TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. PROMOTED TO CORPORAL, ON 18/05/1915. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 13/07/1915. AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL (MM) FOR BRAVERY. PRO ...

First NameWILLIAM JOSEPH

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BORN HULL 1875. SON OF AUSTIN FINN, A STEVEDORE, AND CATHERINE CONLY, FROM DRYPOOL, HULL. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. WILLIAM WAS A ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST FROM SANCTON, NEAR MARKET WEIGHTON. HE DIED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE GALLIPOLI LANDINGS, SERVING WITH THE D ...

First NameHUGH

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BORN MARKET WEIGHTON, 1888. SON OF HUGH & ANN ABOVE. WORKED ON THE MARKET WEIGHTON POSTAL STAFF. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE HUGH LOFTUS 21921. Born 1888, the youngest of eight children to Hugh and Annie Loftus of Market Weighton, East Yorkshire. Hu ...

First NameJOHN WILLIAM

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DIED OF FLU IN GRAVESEND, KENT ON WAY HIS WAY TO BE DISCHARGED. BODY RETURNED BY TRAIN & BURIED AT HOME. SON OF GEORGE W SILBURN ABOVE. ENLISTED HULL 26/12/14. BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS A SHEPHERD.