Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

ROSMEAD STREETRSS

First NameHENRY JOHN

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BORN CORNWOOD, DEVONSHIRE 1892. LIVED HULL AND URMSTON, MANCHESTER. ELDEST SON ON HENRY JOHN & HARRIET MARIA ANDREWS & EIGHT CHILDREN ABOVE 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS. AN APPRENTICE FITTER. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION ON 15/09/1916, AGED 25. HIS ARMY EFFECTS ...

First NameGEORGE

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BORN DRIFFIELD 1892. SON OF JOHN & MARY ABOVE, NEW BRIDGE ROAD. Hull Pals Memorial Post. SERGEANT GEORGE ARNELL 12/574. Born in Driffield in 1892, George was the eldest of seven children to John and Mary Ann Arnell of 2 Selinas Crescent, Rosemead Street ...

First NameHERBERT

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BORN WOOTON, LINCS 1885. ELDEST SON OF RYLATT AND CHARLOTTE BAILEY, WOOTON, LINCS. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED FOR WOLANS HOUSE FURNISHING STORE, WITHAM. ENLISTED HULL, JUNE 1915. DIED OF WOUNDS TO RIGHT LEG & BOTH FEET, RECEIVED IN APRIL 1917. HE LEFT HIS W ...

First NameFRED

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BORN HULL 1895. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF FRED & ADA M. CAWKWELL. hIS PHOTOGRAPH WAS PRINTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 3RD MARCH 1917 AFTER HE HAD BEEN WOUNDED IN THE KNEE. * Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE FRED CAWKWELL 21563. Born March 1896, Fred was the ...

First NameHAROLD

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BORN HULL 07/04/1890. SON OF FREDERICK & CHARLOTTE COOKE. WIFE ETHEL COOKE LIVED ABOVE. HE WON THE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL FOR MINE SWEEPING OPERATIONS. DIED OF FLU ON 21/10/1918, AGED 28. BURIED HULL WESTERN CEMETERY.

First NameGEORGE SIMPSON

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BORN HULL 1893. SON OF JAMES & ALICE CROPPER, 60 ROSMEAD STREET. ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. NER WORKER. WIFE LIZ & CHILDREN. ENLISTED HULL. DIED OF WOUNDS 18/09/1918, AGED 25. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER JAMES CROPPER. HIS OLDER BROTHER PTE, WILL ...

First NameWILLIAM GEORGE

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BORN BRIGHTON, SUSSEX 1880. LIVED HULL. SON OF WILLIAM COWAN & MARGARET MATHILDA. WIFE MARIE LIVED ABOVE. BROTHER ROBERT W CURRIE ALSO DIED 1918.

First NameWILLIAM

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BORN THORNE 1884. SON OF WILLIAM & LIZ, DIGLIN 10 HIGH STREET. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED IN SENERS AND HARRISON'S WAREHOUSE, HULL. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, OCTOBER 1916. ARRIVED FRANCE IN JANUARY 1917. KILLED IN ACTION 25/4/1917, AGED 33 ...

First NameERNEST

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BORN HULL 1890. ELDEST SON OF WILLIAM FILBY & PRISCILLA PICKERING. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN, LIVING AT 72 ROSMEAD STREET (1911 CENSUS). HE WORKED AS A LABOURER FITTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL AND DIED OF WOUNDS ON 13/07/1917, AGED 27. HE IS BURIED IN BELGIUM. ...

First NameROBERT

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Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE ROBERT FISHER 201258. Born 1887, the second of four children to Robert and Annie Fisher of 92 Rosmead Street, Hull. Robert was a Timber Foreman prior to enlistment at Hull City Hall on 4th November 1915. Further details ar ...

First NameJAMES WILLIAM

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BORN FORT WILLIAM, INVERNESS 1893. LIVED IN HULL. SON OF WILLIAM & J LANGHORNE ABOVE. ORIGINAL HULL PAL. DIED OF WOUNDS. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE JAMES WILLIAM LANGHORN 11/737. Born in Fort William, Scotland in 1893 James was the eldest of three ...

First NameGERALD PITTS

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BORN HULL 1891. LEFT MINNIE & 2 CHILDREN. SON OF ROBERT & DINAH FROM IPSWICH. EX RECKITT'S WORKER. KIA WHILE FEEDING HIS HORSE.

First NameEDWIN

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BORN HULL 1876. WIFE LILLIE (HYDE) LIVED ABOVE. HULL MERCHANT NAVY ROH. The Umba was built as Adelheid Menzell (Construction No. 287) in 1903 at the Neptun shipyard in Rostock, Germany. She was a schooner rigged screw steamer with a gross tonnage of 1501 ...

First NameWALTER

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BORN HULL 1895. SON OF JOHN ROBERT & ELIZABETH REDHEAD ABOVE ADDRESS. THEY LATER MOVED TO BRIDLINGTON. WALTER HAD BEEN IN FRANCE SEVEN MONTHS BEFORE HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 16TH OCTOBER 1916, WITH HIS PHOT ...

First NameWILLIAM BERTRAM

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BORN LEEDS 1894. HIS PARENTS WERE DECEASED AND HE WAS AN ONLY CHILD. WORKED AS A BARMAN. MARRIED 26/4/1915. HIS WIFE ANNIE MARIA READ & SON WILLIAM (BORN 29/10/1915) LIVED AT THIS ARMY ADDRESS. ENLISTED 6/11/1914. SERVED EGYPT. WAS IN HOSPITAL AT MALTA ...

First NameSYDNEY

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BORN HULL 1899. SON OF CHARLES & MARY STOUT. HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY WORKER. NB: THOMAS, EYR - 65 GROSVENOR ST.

First NameGEORGE

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BORN WILLERBY 1890. ENLISTED HULL. WIDOW ABOVE. HDM CABINET MAKER.

First NameWILLIAM HENRY

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BORN HULL 17/2/1876. SON OF WILLIAM HENRY UPFOLD (1850-1908), A ROYAL MARINE COLOUR SERGEANT & HIS WIFE MARIA DURHAM (B. 1859) , ST PAUL'S STREET, HULL. WILLIAM WAS AN ONLY CHILD AND THE FAMILY MOVED FREQUENTLY AS PART OF HIS FATHER'S ROYAL MARINE DUTIES. ...

First NameMAURICE VICTOR

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BORN HULL 1897. SON OF JAMES & SARAH ANN (DRESSER) WHITTLE, 54 ROSMEAD STREET. HIS FATHER WAS A FORMER SOLDIER AND MAURICE WAS ONE OF FIVE SONS SERVING. (ONE IN THE 4TH EYR, TWO SONS IN THE RE'S, AND THE OTHER LATER DISCHARGED TO WORK IN MUNITIONS). THEY ...