Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

VICTORIA AVENUERSS

First NameARTHUR JAMES

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BORN HULL 20/11/1889. ENLISTED HULL. ELDEST SON OF ARTHUR BROOKS & LUCY MOSES ABOVE ADDRESS & ALSO NO:18 VICTORIA AVENUE. HIS FATHER WAS A MERCHANT ACCOUNTANT. EMPLOYED AS A CORN MERCHANT CLERK. EDUCATED AT HULL GRAMMAR SCHOOL. ENLISTED HULL IN THE RFA ON ...

First NameROBERT BURTON

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BORN PETERBOROUGH 1894. ONLY SON OF THE REVEREND, ROBERT EDGAR CLEGG & ADA EMILY CLEGG, OF 65 MARLBOROUGH AVENUE (1911 CENSUS) AND 95 VICTORIA AVENUE, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). BROTHER TO NELLIE CLEGG. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A BANK CLERK. HIS FATHER WAS P ...

First NameGILBERT

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BORN HULL 1889. ELDEST SON OF THOMAS CRANSWICK (MERCHANT) & ANNIE REID, OF 106 VICTORIA AVENUE, HULL. HIS TWO BROTHERS WERE FRANK AND NELSON. HE WAS AN OIL MANUFACTURER CLERK. HE ENLISTED AT THE START OF THE WAR, AND WAS COMMISSIONED. SERVED AS SECOND LIE ...

First NameCEDRIC

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BORN SUTTON 1898. SON OF ERNEST HAWORTH & MARY EARLE. ON ST MARYS CHURCH, LOWGATE ROH & HOLY TRINITY PLAQUE. NB: CYRIL - 74 BEVERLEY ROAD Hull Pals Memorial Post. SECOND LIEUTENANT CEDRIC EARLE. Born in January 1898 in Sutton, Hull Cedric was the younges ...

First NameCECIL

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BORN HULL 1895. SON OF STEPHEN FAWCETT (1865-1948) & ADA THISTLETON, OF 76 VICTORIA AVENUE, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). CECIL WAS AN OLD HYMERIAN AND ACTIVE MEMBER OF ST AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH. EMPLOYED AS A CLERK, IN A SHIPPING OFFICE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL AT THE OU ...

First NameWILLIAM RICHARD

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BORN HULL 1894. ENLISTED HULL 8/9/1914. SON OF HERBERT GEORGE & MARTHA MAUD GARDNER ABOVE. REQUESTED TO REJOIN MERCHANT SERVICE 27/8/16 BEFORE KILLED. Hull Pals Memorial Post. CORPORAL WILLIAM RICHARD GARDNER 11/344. Born in 1894, the eldest of three chi ...

First NameARTHUR FRANCIS

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BORN HULL SEPT 1894. SON OF ELI HENRY GOLDTHORPE (1861-1936) & MATILDA WETHERELL (1859-1959), OF 10 ALBANY STREET, HULL AND THIS ADDRESS. ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN. SON OF A HM CUSTOM OFFICER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. BECAME TEMPORARY ACTING LIEUTENANT, WITH THE 7 ...

First NameRICHARD CLIFFORD

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BORN HULL 1898. ELDEST SON OF WALTER THOMAS & ANNIE HARRISON, 227 VICTORIA AVENUE. SON OF A MARINER. ENLISTED HULL. KILLED IN ACTION ON 01/12/1917, AGED 19. UNMARRIED. HE LEFT HIS ARMY EFFECTS TO HIS FATHER, WALTER. HE WAS BROTHER TO HILDA, EVELY, AND WAL ...

First NameJOHN ROBERT

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BORN HULL 1889. SON OF RICHARD (MASTER MARRINER) & EDITH MARY LAWSON ABOVE ADDRESS - 1901 CENSUS. ENLISTED HULL. DIED OF WOUNDS, 02/03/1916, AGED 27.

First NameGEORGE

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BORN HULL 1892. SON OF HARRY WHITE MATTHEWS (1868-1932) & KATE BATTY, AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN. HE WORKED AS A BUSINESS ASSISTANT IN DRIFFIELD. ENLISTED IN THE HULL 'COMMERCIALS', THE 10TH EAST YORSHIRE REGIMENT. HE SERVED IN EGYPT, BELG ...

First NameWILLIAM THOMAS

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BORN WEST BROMWICH, STAFFS, 1889. SON OF THOMAS AND HANNAH PARTRIDGE, AT THIS ADDRESS. A CLERK. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT 10.5 INCHES TALL, 165 LBS, 39.5 INCH CHEST, BROWN EYES AND DARK BROWN HAIR. ENLISTED HULL 14/09/1914. SERVED IN EGYPT AND FRANCE. DISCHARGE ...

First NameFRANK WILLIAM

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BORN YORK 20/11/1882. SON OF WALTER & MARY JANE STEAD. LISTED AS LIVING AT 80 VICTORIA AVENUE IN THE HDM 05/11/1919, BUT NUMBER 89 IN CWGC RECORDS. ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. A SHIPPING CLERK. ENLISTED 12/12/1915. CALLED UP 10/04/1916. ARRIVED FRANCE, 12/07/1 ...

First NameHARRY ALDEN

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BORN HULL 1889. SON OF STAFFORD BEESTON WHITBY (MBE) & HETTIE WHITBY, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL, OTTAWA, CANADA. HE WAS AN ASSISTANT SCHOOL MASTER IN SOMERSET IN 1911. HE WAS ACTING CAPTAIN WHEN KILLED IN ACTION AT CONSTALMISON, ON 10/07/1916, AGED 27. H ...

First NameHORACE

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BORN HULL 1897. ONLY SON OF NED JESSOP WILSON & RHODA (HAWLEY) WILSON. SISTERS MABEL & DORIS. LIVED 95 MIDDLETON STREET IN 1911. ARTIST APPRENTICE. ENLISTED MARYLEBONE, MIDDLESEX. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 04/05/1917, AGED 20. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HUL ...