Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

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First NameWILLIAM

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William was born in 1886, he was the son of Henry Ash and Hannah Ash and brother of Fred, Charles, George, Harriet and Alfred. Also living with the family in 1911 was a niece called Ada May. They lived in a cottage, now demolished, on East End which would ...

First NameHAROLD GEORGE

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The Ashton family worked at Walkington Hall during the time of the Ferguson-Fawsitts and following retirement from their service on the death of John Daniel Fawsitt, Harold’s father and mother, Thomas and Beatrice lived at the White House, East End (oppo ...

First NameJOHN WILLIAM

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John was born in Walkington in 1881, he was the son of Thomas Storey Blades of Walkington and Sarah Elizabeth of Nafferton, he had an elder sister Mary Elizabeth who earned her living as a dressmaker, also living with the family in 1911 was Harold Legard, ...

First NameGEORGE EDWARD

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George Boynton was born in 1898, he was the son of John and Eliza Boynton and brother of Eva. The 1911 census shows George as living with his parents and sister on West End and assisting on the farm. This is now the ‘Old Barn’ on West End. Eliza his mothe ...

First NameALBERT WILLIAM

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Stoker 2nd class Royal Navy: Service number k/37221: British War Medal, Victory Medal. The 1911 census shows Albert working as a Waggoner at Bishop Burton; the family had been brought up at Halfpenny gate cottage on the Risby estate and had lived in Wal ...

First NameJOHN (JACK)

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John who was born in 1899 was the son of Robert Edward Cross who had been born in Middleton, and Emily Cross born in Lund, brother of Walter, Thomas Edward, Ada, Hilda and Harold. In 1911 they were living on East End next door to Mr. T. Oliver. And Jack w ...

First NameFRED

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Fred was born in Walkington in 1896, the son of William Jackson Dinsdale and Mary Dinsdale who were both born in Walkington and lived in a cottage on East End, almost next door to other men who had lost their lives. (Cross, Oliver, Dinsdale). Fred enliste ...

First NameHARRY NEWMARCH

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Harry was born in Driffield and in 1911 he was living with his grandmother Emma Duggleby in Walkington; he was working at that time as a general labourer at the Whiting works. He enlisted on 11th December, 1915 and died just 7 months later after being sh ...

First NameCHARLES PERCY

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Charles was born in Rowley and lived at Keepers Cottage, Risby Lane, opposite Halfpenny Gate Cottages, his family would have been neighbours with Albert Collinson. His father, George Dunn was the gamekeeper to Stanley Wilson on the Risby Estate and he gr ...

First NameHARRY

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Harry (William Henry) Ezard was the son of George and Jane (nee Gilbank). His mother was born in Walkington and father in Newbald: on the 1911 census he is aged 12 and living on Northgate. He was married to Mabel who was to be left a widow at a very young ...

First NameERNEST ARTHUR

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Ernest Farrow was born in 1893, he lived with his parents Edwin (born in Brantingham), mother Sarah and elder sister Rose as near neighbours of the Binningtons. In 1911, Ernest was an apprentice joiner working for Mr. George Blanchard at Lund. He enlisted ...

First NameJOHN WILLIAMSON

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John Gilbank was born in 1893, the son of Mathew Gilbank of Bielby, Howden and Mary Gilbank of Walkington; Mathew Gilbank worked for Timothy Oliver, father of Tim Oliver, Coldstream Guards, and on the 1911 census John Gilbank is aged 17 years and working ...

First NameJOHN

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John Haith was born in Warter, in 1882 and was the son of William and Mary Haith (nee Oxtoby), 6 Butt :ane, Queensgare, Beverley. Before the war John was a regular soldier in the Coldstream Guards. He lied about his age and said he was 18 years old in 190 ...

First NameBETHELL

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Hull Pals Memorial Post. PRIVATE BETHELL HAYTON 33228. Born 1898 in Walkington, the second of three children to Robert and Sarah Hayton of Molescroft, Beverley. Bethell was from farming stock, his father a Shepherd and his elder brother a Farm Labourer, h ...

First NameFRANK
First NameFRANK

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BORN WALKINGTON, EAST YORKSHIRE 1899. FIFTH SON OF TOM & SARAH ANN HAYTON, NORTH GATE, WALKINGTON. ENLISTED AGED 16 YEARS OLD. WAS RECALLED BY PARENTS & RE-ENLISTED AGED 18. HDM 12/4/18. EX 26498 EYR. HE IS PHOTOGRAPHED WITH HIS SERVING FIVE BROTHERS AND ...

First NameHARRY

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Harry was born in Walkington; the 1911 census shows him living on East End with his father Roger, mother Ada, sister Kathleen and brother Francis. His father was the village joiner and wheelwright and in 1911 he was still at school and most probably sat n ...

First NameWILLIAM TINDALL

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His father Fred, mother Sarah Ann and seven brothers and sisters lived in Beverley. His older brother Frank Tindall Marson, 8th EYR had been killed on 14/07/1916, aged 21

First NameFRANK TINDALL

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His father Fred, mother Sarah Ann and seven brothers and sisters lived in Beverley. Following this he worked as a chauffeur for Mr. A. Plimpton (father of Captain Robert Plimpton), at Walkington Park. Frank enlisted into the 8th Battalion East Yorkshire R ...

First NameALAN

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Alan was born in Walkington in 1895 and the 1911 census shows him living with his family at Towers farm (this is now Northlands farm). His father Frank, is listed as the farmer with his mother Hannah and five Mathison children; also on the farm were his g ...

First NameTOM

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Tom was born in Burton Agnes and lived for a time in Harpham where his father was a shepherd. On the 1911 census he is working on John Hodgson’s farm at Burton Agnes as a fifth lad. There was a strict hierarchy on farms with the Waggoner being the top man ...