Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

WEST DOCK AVENUERSS

First NameWILLIAM ERNEST

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Born Hull 1875, served as Second Officer on the 'Sappho'. Died of exposure. aged 40. During August 1914 the Hull cargo steamer SAPPO was detained at Hamburg by the Germans on the outbreak of war and 100 tons of sugar compulsorily unloaded before being re ...

First NameSTEPHEN FREDRICK

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BORN RAMSGATE 1886. WIFE BERTHA LOUISA AVERY (NEE LIKINS). SON OF ROBERT & THE LATE FLORENCE AVERY. SHIP STRUCK A MINE 36 MILES N.E. OF SPURN POINT. Eros, built by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley in 1903 and owned at the time of her loss by Great Northe ...

First NameJAMES ALFRED

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BORN HULL 1896. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF MRS BROUGHTON ABOVE. NEPHEW OF MARY DIXON - 9 WALCOTT AVE, WALCOTT STREET.

First NameHARRY

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BORN HULL 1889. LIVED WITH UNCLE WILLIAM & ELIZABETH BLEWETT ABOVE 1901. LOST BY ENEMY ACTION. HULL MERCHANT NAVY RECORDS.

First NameHAROLD

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BORN HULL 1888. SON OF GEORGE CALVERT -54 ALEXANDRA ST. WIFE ELIZA SIBBIE (MARSHALL) ABOVE 1911 & THEN SCARBOROUGH. EX NER FIREMAN & WOOD BOX MAKER.

First NameHERBERT

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BORN HULL 1882. SON OF JOHN CAPES (1850-1934) & SABINA HIRST (1851-1905), OF THIS ADDRESS. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN. A FISHERMAN. HE ENLISTED IN THE 11TH EYR, (HULL PALS) ON 07/09/1914. HIS ARMY RECORDS DESCRIBE HIM, AS 5 FOOT 5.5. INCHES TALL, 171 LBS WEIGHT, ...

First NameGEORGE ERNEST

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BORN 1895. SON OF JAMES & CHARLOTTE COLLINS OF 2 WEST DOCK STREET, HESSLE ROAD (CWGC ADDRESS). SERVED AS PRIVATE, 9618, 1ST LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE WITH THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, ON 13/08/1914. HE SAW ACTION AT THE 1ST AND 2ND BATT ...

First NameFRED

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BORN BEVERLEY 1881. A GENERAL LABOURER. HE MARRIED AT ST MATTHEWS CHURCH, BOULEVARD, ON 12/04/1903. HIS WIFE LILY HOLMES & 5 CHILDREN, LIVED AT 10 PLEASANT PLACE, NEPTUNE STREET (1911 CENSUS); 10 PRINCES TERRACE, WEST DOCK STREET, HULL AND LATER 12 FIRST ...

First NameCHARLES

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BORN HULL 1877. HE LIVED WITH HIS WIFE ELIZABETH AND THREE CHILDREN ABOVE. A FISHERMAN HE JOINED THE AUXILLARY FLEET SONN AFTER THE OUTBREAK OF WAR. HE WAS MATE OF THE 'ONWARD', WHICH WAS BLOWN UP BY A SUBMARINE. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY M ...

First NameROBERT

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BORN NOTTINGHAM, 03/05/1878. SON OF THOMAS AND SARAH ANN FISHER. WAS LIVING IN HULL BY 1901. SERVED IN THE ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE. HE MARRIED HETTY ROBINSON, IN HULL, IN 1915. SERVED ON HMS 'PEMBROKE 11' AND AS AN ENGINE MAN ON THE DRIFTER 'LEONARD'. LOST AT ...

First NameWILLIAM EDWARD

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BORN HULL 22/7/1890. MOTHER LIVED ABOVE. NAVAL RECORDS.

First NameSEPTIMUS

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BORN HULL 1895. SON OF HENRY WALLIS & ELIZABETH FRANCIS - 89 ROSAMOND STREET & THIS ADDRESS. MARRIED HULL 1917. ERRAND BOY. DROWNED. HMT Egret. launch Date 30/09/1898; Originally a Hull registered trawler (H.21) and owned by Great Northern Steamship Fish ...

First NameCLARENCE

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BORN HULL 1896. SON OF THOMAS & EDITH GILL.

First NameTHOMAS

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BORN HULL 1875. WORKED FOR MANY YEARS FOR HELLYER'S FISHING SMACKS. HAD BEEN SERVING ON MINESWEEPER FOR TWO YEARS, WHEN HE WAS LOST AT SEA. THOMAS GRINLAW LEFT A WIFE MAUD GRINLAW AND SIX CHILDREN. HE LEFT £94 TO HIS WIDOW. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE H ...

First NameCHARLES WILLIAM

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BORN HULL 1885. WIFE HENRIETTA LIVED ABOVE OFF HESSLE ROAD. ON MASSEY STREET SHRINE. NB: THOMAS RNR - 91 ETON ST.

First NameMATHIAS POPERWELL

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BORN HULL 1892. SON OF MARK FAIRBOURNE HYDES (1850-1941) AND MARY ANN POPPERWELL (1849-1931) OF THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). A FISH PACKER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX PRIVATE, 13/350 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 29/12/1915. TRANSFERRED TO T ...

First NameERNEST

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BORN HULL 1894. SON OF JOHN & ELIZABETH MATSON ABOVE. NB: JOSEPH MATSON, RNR - 7 ETON STREET. FISH HOUSE LABOURER.

First NameH

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LISTED ON THE LOST TRAWLERMEN OF HULL RECORDS. NAME UNTRACED. On 29/09/1916 the Hull steam trawler TERRIER (H171) was wrecked on Wrecher Head, Scotland whilst homeward bound to Hull. CREW LOST ON TERRIER (H171), wrecked, at Rattray Head, 2nd October, ...

First NameROBERT GUTHRIE

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BORN NORTH SHIELDS, 8/12/1886. WIFE JANE NIXON & SON LIVED AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF JOHN & MARY ANN NIXON - 8 Aberdeen Terrace, West Dock Avenue, Hessle Road,

First NameJOHNNY

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BORN HULL 1902. LOST AT SEA. SON OF JOHN & MARY ABOVE. HDM 23/4/19.