Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

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First NameGEORGE JAMES

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BORN GRIMSBY 26/05/1888. SON OF ROBERT JAMES AND MARY ANN CRESSEY OF 11 SHAW STREET, HULL. HIS WIFE LILLY GRAY, LIVED AT CLEE, LINCOLNSHIRE. SERVED IN THE ROAYL NAVAL RESERVE. LOST AT SEA, ON THE TRAWLER, 'HERMIA, ON 01/08/1916, AGED 28. HIS FATHER WAS ...

First NameROBERT JAMES

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BORN BLOOMSBURY, MIDDLESEX, 1864. SON OF WILLIAM CRESSEY (1830-1873) AND FRANCES ANN BILLINGTON (1832-1910). A FISHERMAN. HE MARRIED MARY READING (1864-1954), IN CAISTOR, LINCS, IN APRIL 1895. AGED 20. THEY HAD SEVEN CHILDREN, SOME OF WHICH DIED IN INFANC ...

First NameWALTER

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BORN GOOLE 1884. SON OF SAMUEL HARRISON & HARRIET (TAYLOR). HIS WIFE ALICE LILLIAN (SOAMES) LIVED HERE. EMPLOYED AS A SHIP'S BOILER CHECKER. HE SERVED AS A STEWARD. LOST AT SEA, ON 24/10/1916, AGED 33. HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, JOHN RICHARD HARRISON, 22426, 6 ...

First NameGEORGE LAWRENCE

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BORN HULL 1896. HULL PAL. PARENTS LIVED ABOVE. KIA. NB: JOSEPH LEONARD, RGA - 108 BEVERLEY ROAD. HULL GARDENER SOCIETY.

First NameJAMES

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BORN HULL 1894. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF JOHN LILLEY & FRANCES SARAH B CAWTHORNE. JAMES STREET, HULL. EX 1546 EYR.

First NameJOHN ERNEST (JACK)

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BORN HULL 1895. SON OF JOHN & HANNAH MERCER AT THIS ADDRESS. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN THE FAMILY ALSO LIVED AT - 29 CHRISTOPHER STREET, AND 12 BARNSLEY STREET, HULL.. JOHN, ALSO KNOWN AS 'JACK', WAS ONE OF FOUR SONS KILLED IN THE WAR. HIS PARENTS MARRIED AT ...

First NameALFRED

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BORN HULL 1892. SON OF JOHN & HANNAH MERCER, 36 SHAW STREET, HOLDERNESS ROAD. PRIOR TO ENLISTING ALFRED WAS A DOCK LABOURER. HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION AT YPRES, ON 27TH MAY 1916, AGED 25. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE RETURNED TO HIS MOTHER. HIS BROTHERS, JACK, GEO ...

First NameGEORGE

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BORN HULL 1900. SON OF JOHN & HANNAH MERCER, THIS ADDRESS IN HULL.ONE OF FOUR SONS LOST IN THE WAR. THE MERCER FAMILY LIVED AT 89 BARNSLEY STREET (1901 CENSUS) AND 12 BARNSLEY STREET (1911 CENSUS). HIS FATHER WORKED AS A LIGHTER MAN AND WAGGON DRIVER ON ...

First NameJAMES TADMAN

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Born Hull 1889. Son of John and Hannah Mercer, of Hull who lost four sons in the war. Husband of Annie Elizabeth (Rimmington) of 53, Jenning Street, Groves, Hull. Died in Germany as a Prisoner of War. Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE JAMES TADMAN MERCER ...

First NameGEORGE

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BORN HULL 1886. HULL PAL. PARENTS WILLIAM & EMILY MORFITT ABOVE. REPORTED MISSING HIS BODY WAS FOUND MEAR ST EMILE, FRANCE IN 1919. (HDM 7/8/19)

First NameFRANK

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BORN HULL 1892. SON OF THOMAS SMITH SOUTHWICK (1850-1902) & SUSAN ANN WHITESIDE (1851-1936). A BAKERS APPRENTICE.HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE TYNESIDE SCOTS. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 05/06/1917, AGED 26. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS MO ...

First NameHORACE

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BORN HULL 1896. SON OF HERBERT & MARY ANN WRIGHT ABOVE 1901 CENSUS.