Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

SWANLANDRSS

First NameWILLIAM

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William Barber is the only non-Yorkshireman on the Swanland war memorial and the only person who was married. He was born in Patricroft, part of Salford, Lancashire, on 18 April 1893. His parents were William, a ship canal labourer, and Jane Barber. By 19 ...

First NameWILLIAM HENRY

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BORN ELLOUGHTON 1875. ENLISTED HESSLE. LIVED SWANLAND. WIFE ANNIE BINNINGTON & 2 CHILDREN. FARM LABOURER. REPORTED AS A HULL CASUALTY IN HDM 19/2/18. William Henry Binnington was born in Elloughton on 21 January 1885 to Henry, a farm labourer, and Jane B ...

First NameLOUIS

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BORN HULL 1893. ENLISTED BEVERLEY. SON OF WILLIAM FARMERY FROM SWANLAND, HULL. The Farmerys were a long established Swanland family having lived in the village since, possibly, before 1830. Louis was born on 7 December 1891 to William, a gas man, and A ...

First NameARTHUR

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Arthur was a Corporal in the 1st/4th Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment and is the only serviceman on the Swanland War Memorial who is not a Private. He was born in Harswell, near Market Weighton, on 17 March 1896, the fIrst child of Arthur John, a ...

First NameARTHUR WILLIAM

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BORN PICKERING, YORKS, 17/5/1890. ENLISTED QUEBEC 20/9/14. SON OF MITCHELL & CHARLOTTE HOLTBY, SWANLAND. SINGLE MAN. FARMER.

First NameRICHARD HENRY

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BORN WALTHAM ABBEY 1884. WIFE MAY WATSON SMITH LIVED SWANLAND. PARENTS WILLIAM & ANNIE SMITH, WALTHAM ABBEY, MIDDLESEX. HULL HEROES WEB SITE.