Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

SPROATLEYRSS

First NameREGINALD THOMAS

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BORN SPROATLEY 1899. LIVED HULL. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SON OF JOSEPH & FANNY ATKINSON, OF SPROATLEY. EX 1873 YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 4TH ROAYL SCOTS REGIMENT. DIED AT HOME. ON 24/06/1917, AGED 18. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON THE SPROATLEY VILLAGE ...

First NameGEORGE BERNARD

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Born Wyton, Hull, on 12th May 1891. Son of George Coates and Eleanor Mason, of 14 Windsor Terrace, Hexham. Son of a Gardener. Brother to Thomas and Elsie Coates. He attended Sproatley Endowed School, Sproatley, Yorks. Served for some time in the Halifax ...

First NameERNEST

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Private 30720. 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment, formerly 46490 Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 28th May 1918, aged 33 years. Son of James and Mary Fairbank of Winter Hill, Sproatley, Yks. Husband of Emily Dann (formerly Fairbank) of Winter Hil ...

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First NameWILLIAM

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Gunner 2392. 1st (East Riding) Battery, 2nd (Northumbrian) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 14th February 1916, aged 25 years. Husband of Ethel M Fox. Commemorated Railway Dugouts Burial Ground. III.A.7. His name is listed on the Sproatley ...

First NameWILLIAM JAMES

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Born Marton, Yorkshire, 1897. Son of William Hodgson (1862-1913) and Isabella Sweeting (1862-1904). Son of a gardener. One of eight children. He enlisted at Stockton-on- Tees, Yorks. Served as Private, 35406, William James Hodgson, 1st/7th Northumberland ...

First NameJOHN EDWARD

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Born Marton, Yorkshire, 1891. Son of William Hodgson (1862-1913) and Isabella Sweeting (1862-1904). Son of a gardener. One of eight children. An apprentice brick layer. He enlisted Middlesbrough, Yorks. Served as Sapper 40366. 62nd Field Company, Royal E ...

First NameHENRY CECIL

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Sproatley gravestone has mention of Sergeant Henry Cecil Horner, 325th Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died 23rd January 1919, aged 36 years. Fourth son of Henry S and Mary E Horner of Sproatley, Yorkshire. Born Sproatley, and present Sproatley 1901 censu ...

First NameJOSEPH THOMAS

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BORN BILTON 1894. SON OF JOHN THOMAS LAVERACK (1858-1938) & ANN BALNCHARD (1863-1942), OF SPROATLEY. ONE OF FIVE SONS. HE WORKED AS A HORSEMAN ON A FARM IN PRESTON. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 39876, OF THE 22ND DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY PIONEERS. ...

First NameGEORGE ROBERT

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Private 52619. 22nd Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, formerly 24634 East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 4th March 1917, aged 19 years. Son of Robert and Rose Peckitt of New Lodge, Sproatley, Yks. Born Patrington, enlisted Hull and resident Sproatle ...

First NameARCHIE

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Private 8789. 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 24th December 1914, aged 24 years. Son of Robert H and Rosa R Riley. Husband of Edith Mary Dann (formerly Riley) of 2089, 48th Avenue West, Vancouver, Canada. Born Swine (as SDGW) or Sproatley ...

First NameJOHN HERBERT

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His name is recorded on Sproatley WW1 village memorial. Possibly John Herbert Wharram, born 1892 Langtoft, Yks, the son of William Henry and Alice Wharram and present West Newton with Burton Constable in 1911 census, but unable to identify as casualty and ...