Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

Address: SYKES STREET

First NameWILLIAM

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BORN COTTINGHAM 1881. SON OF ELIZABETH EMBLEY, THIS ADDRESS. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED ON THE DOCKS AND WAS WELL KNOWN IN FOOTBALL CIRCLES AS "FLIP". HE ENLISTED IN THE HULL PALS. KILLED IN ACTION IN THE ATTACK ON SERRE. HE WAS MARRIED WITH THREE CHILDREN, ...

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First NameGEORGE EDWARD

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BORN HULL 1896. SON OF JOSHUA CHARLES & HARRIET ISABELLA BETTS ABOVE ADDRESS AND 12 NELSON SQUARE, GEORGE STREET. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. ENLISTED HULL IN THE 12TH HULL PALS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 5 INCHES TALL, 136LBS, 34 INCH CHEST. POSTED TO FRANCE, 09/04 ...

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First NameGEORGE W.

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BORN HULL 1890. SON OF GEORGE & ANN GARTON, THIS ADDRESS. HE LIVED AT 9 WILLIAM PLACE, MASON STREET. BROTHERS FRED & SAM ALSO SERVED AND WERE WOUNDED. HIS WIFE, ELIZABETH ADA GARTON, LIVED AT MASON STREET. BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS A COAL FITTER. HE ENLISTED ...

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First NameHENRY ALFRED (HARRY)

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BORN HULL 1888. KNOWN AS "HARRY". HE HAD BEEN IN THE ARMY FOR TWO YEARS AND TWO MONTHS. HE LEFT WIFE CATHERINE & TWO YOUNG CHILDREN. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED FOR EAGLE'S OIL MILL, CLEVELAND STREET. HARRY IS LISTED ON ST. CHARLES CHURCH ROH & ON ST MARKS S ...

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First NameJAMES

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BORN HULL 1898. SON OF JOSEPH HOCKLESS (1870-1940) & SARAH JANE DARNELL (1871-1947), AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF A OIL MILL PRESSMAN. ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN, THREE OF WHICH DIED IN INFANCY. THE FAMILY LIVED AT 12 ALBORO STREET IN 1901. JAMES HOCKLESS ENL ...

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First NameGEORGE FREDERICK

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BORN HULL 1894. ELDEST SON OF GEORGE WILLIAM THOMPSON ANDREWS & ELEANOR (MARSHALL) AT THIS ADDRESS (1911 CENSUS). ONE OF NINE CHILDREN. SON OF A DOCK LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS A BUGLER, IN THE 7TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE ...

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First NameHARRY

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BORN HULL 1894. SON OF JOSEPH HOCKLESS (1870-1940) & SARAH JANE DARNELL (1871-1947), AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SON OF A OIL MILL PRESSMAN. ONE OF ELEVEN CHILDREN, THREE OF WHICH DIED IN INFANCY. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 3/5892, 1ST EAST YORKSHI ...

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First NameROBERT CHARLES

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BORN HULL 1889. NEXT OF KIN WAS HIS SISTER MISS EMILY HAVOUR AT THE ABOVE CWGC ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED HULL. DIED OF WOUNDS, AGED 27 AT LONDON GENERAL HOSPITAL. BURIED HEDON ROAD CEMETERY. NB WALTER HAVIER, RNR - 5 MARLBORO AVE, HAMPSHIRE ST;

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First NameCHARLIE

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BORN WILNE, DERBY 27/12/1894. SON OF ARTHUR GUNN AND MARY EYRE. SON OF A GARDENER. EMPLOYED AS A LACE HAND. HE ENLISTED IN NOTTINGHAM, ON 05/09/1914. SERVED AS COMPANY SERGEANT MAJOR, IN THE 13TH NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. ARRIVED IN FRANCE IN SEPTEMBER 19 ...

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First NameJOHN

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BORN HULL 1888. SON OF JOHN & HARRIET HOUSLEY. ENLISTED HULL. EX RECKITT'S WORKER. HULL GARDENER SOCIETY. MISSING SINCE 18TH APRIL 1918. HIS WIFE WHO LIVED AT 33 VICTOR STREET APPEALED FOR INFORMATION IN THE HDM ON 21/1/19.

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First NameJOHN WILLIAM

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BORN HULL 1892. SCULCOATES. SON OF WILLIAM HENRY & ELIZABETH GRIFFIN, ABOVE 1911 ADDRESS. GROCERS ASSISTANT. ENLISTED AS A GUNNER IN THE ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY. AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL (MM) FOR GALLANTRY. DIED ON 30/07/1918, AGED 26. HIS ARMY EFFECTS W ...

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First NameJAMES

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BORN HULL 1896. HULL PAL. SON OF CHRISTOPHER & MARY E HARLAND, 1 PROVIDENCE PLACE, FAWCETT STREET, GREAT PASSAGE STREET. STEP BROTHER OF NELLIE GLENTON - BELVOIR STREET. BEFORE THE WAR HE WAS EMPLOYED AT THE GRAMOPHONE STALL, MARKET PLACE, HULL. HIS DEATH ...

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First NameGEORGE

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BORN READING, BERKSHIRE, 1895. MOTHER JULIA BURFIELD LIVED READING. ABLE SEAMAN. LOST ON HMS 'BULWARK' ON 26/11/1914, AGED 19. THIS WAS HIS NAVAL RECORDS. HIS NAME WAS LISTED ON THE SYKES STREET MEMORIAL. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON ...

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First NameTHOMAS

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BORN HULL 1882. ENLISTED HULL. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 19/06/1917, AGED 35. NO PARENTS. HIS AUNT, SARAH BEHARRELL LIVED AT THIS ADDRESS. ALSO AN UNCLE, ANGUS ROBINSON, 22, THORNEY LANE, MIDGELY, YORKSHIRE. BURIED AT MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT, FRAN ...

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First NameALBERT

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BORN HULL 1881. ON ST MARYS CHURCH, LOWGATE, ST CHARLES CHURCH & SYKES STREET ROH. Kim Semmence writes on 7/11/15: The Register of Soldier's Effects states that Albert Ralph's sole legatee was his mother, Jane. I've done some spadework and attached him ...

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First NameJOHN RICHARD

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BORN HULL 1893. SON OF FREDERICK CHARLES GOTT (1853-1936) & ELIZA LANDRICK (1859-1901), AT THIS HULL ADDRESS. HE EMIGRATED TO AUSTRALIA. WORKED AS A BUTCHER. MARRIED DORIS LILLIAN CATCHPOLE, IN QUEENSLAND, ON 09/02/1915. HIS WIFE, LILLIAN GOTT AND SON, RI ...

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First NameWILLIAM W.

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BORN BEVERLEY, 10/06/1883. SON OF HENRY PARK GILLYON (1851-1887) AND SARAH JANE RODEN (1851-1897), DYER LANE BEVERLEY. ONE OF TEN CHILDREN. AS A YOUTH GROWING UP IN BEVERLEY, WILLIAM IS FREQUENTLY IN TROUBLE WITH THE POLICE. LOCAL NEWSPAPERS REPORT THAT H ...

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First NameJOHN

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BORN HULL 1891. SON OF JOHN WILLIAM HALL. DIED OF WOUNDS ON 26/11/1917, AGED 26. BEFORE THE WAR HE WORKED AS A GENERAL LABOURER. HIS NAME WAS RECORDED ON THE WAR MEMORIAL AT ST THOMAS CHURCH, CAMPBELL STREET, WHICH WAS DESTROYED IN AN AIR RAID DURING WW2.

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First NameTHOMAS WILLIAM

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BORN SHARROW, YORKSHIRE, 1898. SON OF WILLIAM AND CLARA BROWN. ENLISTED SHEFFIELD. JOINED THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEERS. SERVED AT GALLIPOLI FROM 14/07/1915. CAPTURED AND DIED AS A TURKISH PRISONER, ON 28/01/1917, AGED 19. COMMEMORATED AT THE BAGHDAD (N ...

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First NameFREDERICK

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BORN HULL 1890. ENLISTED HULL. SON OF ELI & RACHAEL - 7 KNGSTON PLACE. LISTED ON SYKES STREET SHRINE. ON WILMINGTON ROH.

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