Pte., John Bernard Clark, 10th EYR, was killed in action on 29th September 1918. His father Pte., Herbert Taylor Clark, 2nd EYR, was killed at Ypres on 5th February 1915. They are remembered on the memorials at Tyne Cot and Menin Gate respectively. They lived with Mary Clark at 4 Phoenix Court, Waterloo Street, Hull.
Master Mariner, Frank Boyle sank with ‘Campania’ on 20th February 1918. He had lost his son, the previous year,- 2nd Lieutenant, Charles Boyle, of the 4th East Yorkshire Regiment, killed on the 23rd April 1917. His brother George Lawrence Boyle, had died with the 1st East Yorkshire Regiment, on the 3rd November 1914. Frank left his wife Annie at 116 Park … Read more
Master Mariner, John Henry Ridsdill, skipper of the Trawler ‘Strymon’ sank with his ship on the 27th October 1917. He was aged 56 and lived with his wife Sarah (Lamb) and had 12 children at 26 Gillett Street. On the 1st June 1918, his son William Henry Ridsdill, was also lost at sea on the … Read more
Fred Lindo, Senior., was lost on the Hull ship ‘Khartoum’, on 26th March 1916. His son Fred Lindo, Junior, died seven months later, on the trawler ‘Lord Roberts’ on 26th October 1916. Their wife and mother was Jane Rebecca Lindo, 8 Blanche Grove, Brighton Street.
Robert James Cressey, Skipper of the ‘Stirling’ sank with his steam ship on the 24th February 1915. His son George James Cressey, died on the Trawler ‘Hermia’ on the 1st August 1916. They were the Husband and son of Mary Cressey who lived at 11 Shaw Street, Holderness Road.
Second Officer, Alfred Buchacan Cheetham, sank with the Steam Ship ‘Prunelle’ on the 22nd August 1918. It was sunk on a voyage from London to Dundee carrying a cargo of Jute when it was torpedoed by the U-Boat 112, 2 miles South East of Blyth. He left a widow Eliza and daughter Carrie at number … Read more
THOMAS MOOR LEACH WAS BORN IN HULL ON 25/12/1867. SON OF WILLIAM ALLEN & ELIZA LEACH. HIS WIFE EMMALINE LEACH, LIVED AT 6 SARAH TERRACE, ROSAMOND STREET, HULL. A MERCHANT MARINE, FIREMAN. HE DIED OF DISEASE ON 15/04/1915, AGED 49 AND IS BURIED AT HULL’S HEDON ROAD CEMETERY. HIS SON, ALLAN LEACH, DIED AT SEA, ON … Read more
Charles Crosby Johnston, Snr, was lost at sea on the Steam ship ‘ Sappho’ on the 27th December 1915. His son also called Charles Crosby Johnston, died fighting with the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Ypres on 19th April 1916. They lived at 199 Hessle Road.
Pte William Rees Nanney, died at Gallipolli on the 20th August 1915, serving with the Welsh Fusiliers. His son John Halford Nanney of the South Wales Borderers was killed on 31st July 1917, aged 20 years old and is commemorated on the Menin Gate at Ypres. They were the husband and son, of Catherine Nanney, … Read more
Skipper, George Hillam, commanded the Trawler ‘Numitor’ which was lost at sea on 20th April 1918. His 16 year old son George Hughs Hillam, had previously been killed serving with the Royal Navy, on HMS Cornwallis, on 25th April 1915