Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

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First NameWILLIAM

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BORN HULL 1899. SON WILLIAM HOLLINGSWORTH BLAND & ISABEL COLE SEWARD ABOVE CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. TRAINEE BUTCHER. ENLISTED HULL 07/06/1915. EX 2/4TH EYR & TRANSFERRED TO 238419, LABOUR CORPS DUE TO HIS AGE. DIED OF TUBERCULOSIS, COTTINGHAM ...

First NameHORACE EDWARD

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BORN GLOUCESTER 1894. ENLISTED HULL. ELDEST SON OF RICHARD & EMILY LIVED AT 6 SORENTO AVENUE, WOODHOUSE STREET (1911 CENSUS) AND AT THIS ADDRESS. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. SON OF AN IRON FOUNDRY WORKER. EMPLOYED AS AN APPRENTICE. ENLISTED HULL. PROMOTED SERG ...

First NameBENJAMIN

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BORN BEVERLEY 1885. SON OF BENJAMIN GILLYON & ANN GRASBY, BEVERLEY. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. A BRICKLAYER BY TRADE. MARRIED IN BEVERLEY 1907. WIFE JANE (SHAW) GILLYON LIVED AT 64 LAIRGATE, BEVERLEY AND AT THIS ADDRESS. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED ON THE SOMME, 14/ ...

First NameGEORGE FREDERICK

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BORN HULL 1887. SON OF SARAH WILKINSON & THOMAS HARDCASTLE. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES, 10/12/1915, AGED 28. HIS BODY WAS NEVER FOUND AND HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. UNMARRIED. HIS WILL WAS SHARED EVENLY BET ...

First NameWILLIAM LEVETT

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BORN HULL 05/09/1885. SON OF WILLIAM HENRY JOSEPH HUNTER AND ISABEL DUGDALE, 50 FRANCIS STREET AND AT THIS ADDRESS. A FISHERMAN. ENLISTED IN THE ROYAL NAVY RESERVE. SERVED AS SECOND HAND ON THE TRAWLER, 'COTSMUIR'. PRESUMED LOST 02/02/1917, AGED 32. 2 ...

First NameJOSEPH CHARLES

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BORN HULL 1896. SON OF DANIEL & SARAH MCDONALD ABOVE. DIED OF GAS POISONING RECEIVED IN FRANCE. HE HAD BEEN IN BERMONDSEY HOSPITAL SINCE AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY, AND WAS RETURNED TO HIS PARENTS HOME. HE WON THE 9 STONE BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP OF HULL, IN 1914 BEF ...

First NameJAMES

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BORN HULL 1895. SON OF DANIEL & SARAH ABOVE ADDRESS. JAMES McDONALD, LIKE HIS BROTHER JOSEPH, WAS WELL KNOWN IN BOXING CIRCLES AND WON THE FEATHERWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP OF HULL, AT BEVERLEY ROAD BATHS IN MARCH 1914. HE DIED OF WOUNDS ON 23RD MAY 1916 ...

First NameGEORGE WILLIAM

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BORN HULL, 1865. SON OF SOPHIA J MITTON. WIFE EMMA MITTON LIVED AT THIS CWGC & PROBATE ADDRESS. MARRIED EMMA JANE BROWN, ON 25/03/1888, AT ST JAMES' CHURCH, HULL. THEY LIVED AT 11 BARMSTON STREET WITH THEIR FOUR CHILDREN (1911 CENSUS). A LONG SERVING, POL ...

First NameJOHN

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BORN HULL 1899. ELDEST SON OF JOHN & JANE ANN O'CONNER - 2 MARVEL COURT, MARVEL STREET. ENLISTED HULL. EX 8193, CAMBRIDGE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 1/4TH KOYLI. KILLED IN ACTION ON 02/11/1918, AGED 19. HE WAS UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY PENSION WENT TO HIS FAT ...

First NameJOHN JOSEPH MOXON

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BORN KIDBY,LINCS, 1890. SON OF RICHARD AND ANNIE SCHOFILED, 12 WILLIAM TERRACE, MASON STREET. A LABOURER. ENLISTED GOOLE, 07/06/1915. POSTED TO FRANCE 21/12/1915. GIVEN 7 DAYS FIELD NO:1 PUNISHMENT FOR MISCONDUCT ON 15/02/1916. WOUNDED IN RIGHT THIGH BY A ...

First NameHENRY

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BORN HULL 10/2/1894. ELDEST SON OF ELIZABETH SHAW - 5 WILLIAM SQUARE, MASON STREET. WORKED AS A WATER MAN. SERVED IN THE RNR DURING THE WAR. ON 03/06/1918, HMT 'ST JOHN H81' WAS CAPTURED BY UB-105 AND SUNK BY GUNFIRE, 45 MILES NORTH OF TORY ISLAND. FOUR ...

First NameJESSE AINTHORPE

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BORN HULL 1885. SECOND SON OF HENRY SMITH & JANE ELIZABETH HOLMES., AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF THREE SONS. HE WAS A SHIPPING LABOURER LIVING AT 18 RODNEY STREET, HULL, IN THE 1911 CENSUS. ENLISTED HULL 29/08/1914. KILLED IN A RAILWAY ACCIDENT, BEVERLEY, ...

First NameARTHUR ERNEST

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BORN HESSLE, HULL 1897. SON OF HENRY & FRANCES KATE WOODWARD. ARMY ADDRESS. BROTHERS HENRY, CHARLES & WILLIAM WOODWARD - 31 MASON STREET. WORKED AS AN ERRAND BOY AND COMPOSITOR IN A PRINTING WORKS. ENLISTED HULL, 04/12/1916. POSTED TO FRANCE 02/07/1916 TO ...

First NameHARRY THOMAS

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BORN BARTON ON HUMBER, 1891. SON OF HENRY & FRANCES KATE WOODWARD, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. HIS BROTHER ARTHUR ERNEST WOODWARD, DIED OF WOUNDS ON 20/01/1920, AGED 23, AND IS BURIED IN HULL WESTERN CEMETERY.