Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

MORPETH STREETRSS

First NameWALTER

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BORN HULL 1896. SON OF WILLIAM MORTIMER EDMONDS AND THE LATE ELIZA HARRISON, LIVING AT THIS ARMY ADDRESS. A CLERK. ENLISTED HULL, ON 06/11/1915. ARRIVED FRANCE, 05/05/1916. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 14/07/1916, AGED 20. HE HAD SERVED FOR 252 DAYS. UNMARRIED. H ...

First NameHARRY

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BORN HULL 1882. SON OF JAMES & ELIZA FANTHORPE, 61 MORPETH STREET. HIS MOTHER HAD DIED. BROTHER JAMES AND THREE SISTERS. ENLISTED IN THE 10TH HULL PALS, 5/10/1914. HE WAS 5 FOOT, 11 INCHES TALL, 150 LBS WEIGHT, DARK COMPLEXION, BROWN EYES AND DARK BROWN H ...

First NameHENRY CHAPMAN

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BORN CURRAGH CAMP- 28/12/1897. ONLY SON OF CAPTAIN, WILLIAM HENRY GOLDIE & EMILY GOLDIE, HESSLE. HIS FATHER WAS A SQUADRON LEADER IN THE EAST RIDING YEOMANRY. HENRY ENLISTED IN HULL. EX 2597, 2/1ST EAST RIDING YEOMANRY 1915. DIED OF WOUNDS IN EGYPT, ON 0 ...

First NameWILLIAM HENRY (HARRY)

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BORN NEWRY, NORTHERN IRELAND, 24/11/1884. SON OF JOSEPH McGAFFIN AND JANE BRADFORD, THE COTTAGES, CROBANE, NEWRY. HIS FATHER DIED IN 1893 AND HE WAS RAISED BY HIS WIDOWED MOTHER, JANE EX HULL DAILY MAIL NEWS REPORTER, LIVING AT THIS ARMY RECORDS ADDRESS. ...

First NameERNEST

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BORN HULL 1886. SON OF TOM & ELLEN (WALKER) SHANKS, 44 LEONARD STREET. A WAREHOUSE LABOURER. ENLISTED HULL. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 07/11/1918, AGED 33. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS MOTHER, ELLEN. THIS WAS HIS 1918 ABSENT VOTERS ADDRESS. HE ...

First NameCHARLES HENRY

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BORN HULL 1894. ONLY SON OF JOHN M & ELLEN STORRY, LIVING AT 249 WINCOLMLEE (1901 CENSUS), 8 DALES TERRACE, PELHAM STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) & 22 MORPETH STREET. A SHIPBUILDING LABOURER. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 10/09/1916, AGED 22. HIS DEATH ...