Sims

Archbald & Fred Sims both served with the Northumberland Fusiliers. They died in France within weeks of each other in early 1917. They were the sons of Elizabeth Sims, at 2 Belle Vue Terrace, Alexandra Street, Hull.

Blanchard

Pte, Percy Walter Blanchard, died with the East Yorkshires, in France on 17/6/16, aged 23. He was the son of John and Margaret Blanchard at 5 City Grove, Harrow Street. His brother, L/Cpl, Ernest Edward Blanchard, was killed with the East Yorkshires on the 20/4/17, aged 26. He lived with his wife Ellen (nee Cook) … Read more

Binge

Sapper, Walter Binge, East Riding Engineers, died at Ypres on 23/5/16, aged 23. He was husband of Hilda at 3 Coronation Avenue, Rustenberg Street. Her brother John Wrigglesworth was gassed in the war. Pte, Harmen Binge, of the East Yorkshire Regiment, died six months later, on 3/1/17. He was also aged 23 and is buried at Meaulte. … Read more

Anderson

Pte, Edward Arthur Anderson, Durham Light Infantry, killed 10/9/18, and Pte, John Rodman Anderson, Machine Gun Corps, killed 10/11/16. Both were 18 years old and died in France. They were the sons of Edward and Mary Ann Anderson, 19 Tomlinson Street, Newington. They are both commemorated on the memorial inside St Mathews Church, Boulevard.

Wilson

Boatswain, Francis C Wilson, drowned in the North sea, when the ‘Gitano’ struck a mine on 26/2/17. His brother Paul, CEF, had died of heart failure, in January 1917, at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Another Brother, John Wilson, died on the ‘San Gregorio’, in November, 1917. Their Grandsons, Sgt, Ernest Barnby, 4th EYR, was killed in action on … Read more

Francis, John and Paul Wilson

Boatswain, Francis C Wilson, drowned in the North sea, when the ‘Gitano’ struck a mine on 26/2/17. His brother Paul, CEF, had died of heart failure, in January 1917, at Halifax, Nova Scotia. Another Brother, John Wilson, died on the ‘San Gregorio’, in November, 1917. Their Grandsons, Sgt, Ernest Barnby, 4th EYR, was killed in action on … Read more

Campion

Walter and Joseph Campion, both died on the Somme, in November 1916. BORN HULL 1892. FIFTH SON OF SAMUEL GLOVER CAMPION & MARY ANNIE OLIVER, AT 7 WALLER STREET AND 3 BALFOUR STREET, HULL. ONE OF SEVEN CHILDREN AND SIX SONS. THE FAMILY WORKED ON THE HULL DOCKS AND RAILWAYS. WALTER WAS EMPLOYED AS A … Read more

Mitchell

Sgt, Laurence Mitchell, 1/4th EYR killed on 3rd May 1915 at Ypres, was followed by his brother 2nd Lieut, Tom Mitchell, 14th Northumberland Fusiliers, who died of wounds at Etaples, on 4th November 1918. They were the sons of Tom and Marie Mitchell, of 135 Francis Street, Hull.