Other Hull Sportsmen

LANCE CORPORAL, ARTHUR GIBSON, 13/1431, 8TH EYR. BORN HULL 1891. YOUNGEST SON OF WILLIAM THIRSK & ELIZABETH GIBSON, OF ENDYKE LANE, HULL. A FORMER TEACHER AT ADELAIDE STREET BOYS SCHOOL. HE WAS A PROMINENT SPORTSMAN, HAVE PLAYED CRICKET FOR SEVERAL SEASONS WITH THE HULL X1 AND ALSO FOOTBALL FOR GOOLE TOWN AFC. HE ENLISTED IN THE … Read more

Hull Rugby League Players

SECOND LIEUTENANT, FREDERICK LEONARD PERRETT, 17TH WELSH FUSILERS. AN OUTSTANDING WELSH INTERNATIONAL, RUGBY PROP FORWARD, WHO ALSO PLAYED RUGBY LEAGUE FOR HULL FC. FRED WAS BORN IN NEATH, ON THE 9TH MAY 1891. HE LIVED WITH HIS WIFE NORA GLADYS PERRETT, AT 118 ST GEORGES ROAD, HULL, NOT FAR FROM THE RUGBY GROUND. AT THE … Read more