Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

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First NameALEXANDER

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BORN DURBAN 1888, SOUTH AFRICA. WIFE MINNIE LIVED ABOVE. LISTED ON THE NORWOOD STREET MEMORIAL. The British Navy trawler HMT Ameer was sunk on 18th March 1916 by a mine from the German submarine UC-7 (Georg Haag), off Felixstowe. 8 of the crew were kille ...

First NameTOM

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BORN HULL 7/1/1878. SON OF THOMAS ARMITAGE & HANNAH (SELLERS). ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. ENLISTED IN THE ROYAL NAVY FOR 12 YEARS ON 17/07/1897. HE WAS DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 4 INCHES TALL, BROWN HAIR, BLUE EYES AND TATTOOED. DISCHARGED ON 20/07/1909. RE-ENLISTE ...

First NameHENRY WALTER

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BORN NORTH KELSEY, LINCS, 1880. SON OF JOHN & LOUISA (FINNEY) & WIFE JANE LIVED TOGETHER AT QUEENSGATE STREET, HULL. (1901 CENSUS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 5442, 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. WAS KILLED AT THE SOMME, ON 10/09/1916, AGED 3 ...

First NameWILLIAM

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BORN HULL 1898. FOURTH SON OF WILLIAM HENRY DIBNAH & HANNAH APPERTON, AT 3 REGEGENT'S TERRACE, NORWOOD STREET AND THIS ADDRESS. HE WAS ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HIS FATHER WAS A MARNE ENGINE DRIVER. WILLIAM ENLISTED IN HULL. DIED ON 13/04/1918, AGED 19. HE W ...

First NameHARRY

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BORN HULL 31/03/1891. SON OF WILLIAM FORTH & MARY ANN (BELL) & TEN CHILDREN. NAVAL ADDRESS. EDUCATED WARNE STREET COUNCIL SCHOOL. ENLISTED IN THE ROYAL NAVY ON 15/02/1909. SERVED IN CHINA AND THE EAST INDIES. SERVED ON HMS BULWARK. KILLED ON 26/11/1914, A ...

First NameGEORGE HIGHSLIP WOODS

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BORN WILSDEN, BRADFORD, 1895. HIS FULL NAME: GEORGE HIGHSLIP WOODS GEDNEY. SON OF SAMUEL GEDNEY & EDITH AMBLER (1855-1926), OF THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF AN ENGINE DRIVE. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. EMPLOYED AS A BARMAN BEFORE THE WAR. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, ON 2 ...

First NameCHARLES NORMAN

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BORN BIERLEY, YORKS, 1897. SON OF SAMUEL GEDNEY & EDITH AMBLER (1855-1926), OF THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF AN ENGINE DRIVE. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. FORMER, PRIVATE, 2782 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED AS PRIVATE, 241926, 5TH BORDER ...

First NameHAROLD

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BORN HULL 18/12/1896. SON OF JAMES WILLIAM HAIR & SARAH JANE FENWICK. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. WORKED AS AN ERRAND BOY. ENLISTED IN HULL. HE WAS THE YOUNGEST OF THREE BROTHERS SERVING. DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 06/05/1915, AGED 18. HE WAS REPORTED WOUNDED AND MISSI ...

First NameERNEST AITKIN

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BORN HULL 1891. SON OF RICHARD BARNARD & EMMA (FOWLER), BARTON. ARMY ADDRESS ABOVE. EX 25858 EYR. DIED OF WOUNDS.

First NameFREDERICK W

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BORN HULL 1898. SON OF CHARLES F & BERTHA M HARDY. WIDOW ETHEL (OLSSON) & 2 KIDS - 11 REDCAR STREET. HDM 18/10/18.

First NameJOSEPH

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BORN HULL 1893. SON OF JOSEPH & ANNIE G MARSH. LISTED ON THE NORWOOD STREET MEMORIAL HDM - 27/10/16. ALSO LISTED ON THE BARNSLEY STREET MEMORIAL.

First NameGEORGE THOMAS

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BORN HULL 1897. SON OF THOMAS MARTINSON. GEORGE WAS KILLED IN ACTION AND LISTED ON THE NORWOOD STREET MEMORIAL. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 30TH OCTOBER 1916, WITH HIS PHOTOGRAPH.* NB: CHARLES HENRY MARTINSON, RN - 11 REGENT SQUARE, ...

First NameWILFRED

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BORN HULL 1903. SON OF JOHN CHARLES McFADDEN (1874-1950) & ELLEN MCFADDEN (1876-1952), OF 10 ST STEPHENS TERRACE, SPRING STREET, HULL. (CWGC ADDRESS). THIRD OF SEVEN CHILDREN. ORDINARY SEAMAN, ON THE STEAM CARGO SHIP, 'POLESLEY'. HE DROWNED AFTER A SUBMAR ...

First NameBENJAMIN

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BORN HULL 1900. SON OF ARTHUR RUSHOLME ABOVE ADDRESS - ARMY RECORDS. JOINED 13/1/1917

First NameWILLIAM ROYAL

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BORN HULL 1896. SON OF RICHARD SCOTT (1868-1952& JULIA CONMAN (1871-1950) OF 25 NORWOOD STREET, HULL. (1918 MILITARY VOTERS ADDRESS). SON OF A RAILWAY LABOURER. FOURTH OF SEVEN SONS. HE WORKED AS AN ERRAND BOY. ENLISTED IN HULL. PROMOTED TO SERGEANT, 2010 ...

First NameHARRY

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BORN HULL 1894. ENLISTED HULL.SON OF WILLIAM GILES SMITH (1853-1900) AND CLARA ANNIE SMITH (1858-1925), AT 58 NORWOOD STREET, HULL. ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN. EMPLOYED AS A 'VAN LAD'. ENLISTED IN HULL. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 15/05/1915, AGED 21. HIS NAME IS L ...

First NameGEORGE FREDERIC

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BORN SURREY 22/10/1885. WIFE FLORENCE ELIZABETH WELLAND ABOVE. SON OF GEORGE & SUSAN WELLAND, SURREY. DOW. HULL HEROES WEB SITE.