Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

NICHOLSON STREETRSS

First NameALBERT

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BORN HULL 1895. SON OF BENJAMIN & ALICE MAUD BLENKINSOP. BROTHERS, GEORGE (EYR) & SGT. JOE W. (EYR) ALSO SERVED AT THIS ADDRESS. EX BLUNDELL'S WORKER. ENLISTED IN THE 13TH EYR (HULL.PALS). SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. KILLED IN ACTION ON 18/09/1917, AGED 2 ...

First NameCHARLES FINNEY

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BORN HULL 1890. SON OF WILLIAM AND MARY ELLEN BRIDGES, AT 19 NICHOLSON STREET, HULL. (CWGC ADDRESS). ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. CHARLES WORKED AS A FLOUR MILL LABOURER IN HULL. LATER HE MOVED AND LIVED IN URMSTON, MANCHESTER, WHERE HE ENLISTED IN THE LOCAL 2/5T ...

First NameJOHN W.(WILLIE)

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Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE JOHN WILLIAM BROUGH 11/363. Born in July 1898, John was the eldest of four children to James and Emma Brough of 58 Nicholson Street, Beverley Road, Hull. A Slater by trade, he queued to enlist outside City Hall on Tuesday ...

First NameGEORGE BERTRAM

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BORN SCULCOATES, HULL, 1882. SON OF GEORGE B & SARAH DALE, OF HULL. HIS WIFE SARAH ANN SHARP (DALE) & 4 CHILDREN, LIVED AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. EX BLUNDELLS PAINT WORKER, BANKSIDE, HULL. HE ENLISTED AT HULL, IN 1914. SERVED AS LANCE BOMBARDIER, ROYAL FIELD ...

First NameWILLIAM HENRY

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BORN HULL 18/08/1899. ELDEST CHILD OF WILLIAM HENRY ELLEY & LAURA BEATRICE HARDY & GRANDPARENTS, LIVING AT 27 NICHOLSON STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. WORKED AS A PACKER. ENLISTED AS PRIVATE, 23992 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, AT THE OUTBRE ...

First NameHARRY

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BORN YORK 1892. SECOND SON OF JOHN ALEXANDER & MARY JANE GARNISS. ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN AT THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS) AND 23 BLAYDES STREET. EMPLOYED AS A MOTOR BUS GREASER. ENLISTED IN HULL. EX PRIVATE, 1311, 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO ...

First NameCHARLES

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BORN RIPLINGHAM, YORKS, 1888. SON OF GEORGE & ROSE GILBY, OF 32 RODNEY STREET, HULL & THIS ADDRESS. A FORMER CLERK. ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS SERGEANT, 201754, WITH THE 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION ON 01/10/1917, AGED 29. HE WAS A SIN ...

First NameALBERT JOHN

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BORN HULL 1894. SON OF ALFRED & MARGARET HANSON, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS A VAN DRIVER AT SISSONS & CO. A SINGLE MAN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. WAS KILLED IN ACTION, IN FRANCE, ON 03/12/1915, AGED 21. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAI ...

First NameSTANLEY

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BORN HULL 22/10/1895. SON OF WALTER & LOUISA HARE AT THIS HULL ADDRESS. EMIGRATED TO BRIGHTON, ONTARIO, CANADA IN 1911. ENLISTED IN CANADA. SERVED AS LANCE CORPORAL, WITH THE 2ND CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE. WAS KILLED AT THE SOMME, ON 07/10/1916, AGED 2 ...

First NameJOHN WILLIAM

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BORN HEMPHOLME, YORKS, 1896. SON OF ELIZA FAIRBANK (JUDGE) & TOM FAIRBANK (STEPFATHER) AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. DIED OF INFLUENZA, ON 26/10/1918, AGED 22. BURIED IN FRANCE, HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION READS, "NO ONE KNOWS HOW MUCH WE MIS ...

First NameLEONARD CHARLES

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BORN HULL 1896. SON OF THOMAS WILLIAM LONSDALE (1863-1946) & ANN BELLARD (1865-1943), OF 37 MAY STREET, BEVERLEY ROAD, HULL. HIS FATHER WAS THE CHURCH WARDEN OF ST MARY CHURCH, SCULCOATES LANE. HE HAD FIVE BROTHERS AN SISTER, CALLED IVY. FORMERLY AN APPRE ...

First NameFREDERICK HAROLD

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BORN HULL 1892. KNOWN AS HAROLD. THIRD SON OF JOHN WILLIAM LOWTHER AND ESTHER MARY ANN ELIZABETH GILL, OF 47 NEWLAND AVENUE, HULL. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. A FORMER FRENCH POLISHER. ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS A GUNNER, WITH THE ROYAL FIELD ARTILERY. HE WAS W ...

First NameCHARLES FREDERICK

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BORN HULL 1892. PAINT GRINDER AND LABOURER. HULL PAL. ENLISTED 11/09/1914. SERVED IN EGYPT. ARRIVED FRANCE 8/03/1916. KILLED IN ACTION 13/11/1916. CHARLES AND HIS BROTHER ERNEST MORLEY (BOTH EYR) WERE LISTED ON THE NICHOLSON STREET ROH. Hull Pals Memoria ...

First NameHERBERT

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BORN HULL 25/10/1896. SON OF THE LATE WILLIAM & LETICIA NOBLE. HE LIVED WITH HIS SISTER AND NEXT OF KIN, MISS ELLEN NOBLE, AT THIS ACWGC DDRESS. EMPLOYED AS A GROCER BOY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL 18/11/1915. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 7.5 INCHES TALL, 119 LBS, 33 IN ...

First NameALBERT

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BORN HULL 1874. SON OF WILLIAM (MINESWEEPER) & ANN (SPRING) PITTS - 41 NICHOLSON ST. MARRIED 1902. WIFE ROSE (WILSON) PITTS & TWO DAUGHTERS LIVED AT 195 BOULEVARD. HE WAS A FIRST MATE AND MASTER SEAMAN. DROWNED AS A RESULT OF AN ENEMY SUBMARINE ATTACK. LI ...

First NameREGINALD ALBERT

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BORN GLOUCESTER 1896. SON OF GEORGE PROWLIN. WAS A BUTCHER FOR MR W NEWTON, OF NICHOLSON STREET. HE ENLISTED IN HULL ON 14/04/1913, AND SERVED WITH THE 4TH EAST YORKSHIRE TERRITORIALS. HE RE-ENLISTED ON 5/08/1914 WHEN WAR WAS DECLARED, AGED 17 AND 7 MONTH ...

First NameGEORGE CLARENCE

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BORN HULL 08/08/1896. SON OF THE LATE JAMES & ALICE (NICHOLS) -159 FOUNTAIN RD. HIS GREAT GRAND FATHER, WILLIAM ROBINSON HAD SERVED ON HMS 'VICTORY' AND CARRIED NELSON BELOW DECKS AT TRAFALGA. GEORGE SERVED ON THE FLAG SHIP HMS 'IRON DUKE', FOR OVER FOUR ...

First NameTHOMAS CAMPBELL (TOM)

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BORN NORTH FERRIBY 1898. KNOWN AS TOM. SON OF GEORGE STRAKER & AMELIA CAMPBELL, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. AN OIL MILLER. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 3.5 INCHES TALL, 125 LBS, AND 35 INCH CHEST. ENLISTED HULL, 21/05/1916, AGED 17 AND 9 MONTHS. TRANSFERRED TO THE 1ST W ...

First NameARTHUR ALBERT CHARLES

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BORN HULL 1892. WIFE EMILY EDITH RHODA THOMPSON, YORK. HULL. EMIGRATED TO BRAIESIDE, WALLERAWANG, NEW SOUTH WALES. WORKED AS A LABOURER. ENLISTED IN THE AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE ON 20/09/1915. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 6 INCHES TALL, 137 LBS, 35 INCH CHEST, BR ...

First NameHENRY FRANCIS

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BORN HULL 1894. SON OF HARRY ANTHONY THUNDERCLIFFE & ANNIE ELIZABETH STEPHENSON, OF 31 FLEET STREET, HULL, & THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN (TWO BROTHERS AND THREE SISTERS). AN UNMARRIED LABOURER. ENLISTED HULL ON 16/11/1914. EX EAST YORKSHIRE REG ...