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In Memory of
Arthur Pearson Ellis Corporal 24878
11th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment
(Known as the Hull trades regiment)
who died aged 26 on 6th September 1918
Son of Edith jane and the late Harold thornton Ellis of Sculcoates.
|Hull Daily Mail, 22nd August 1919|
Ellis - presumed dead September 6th.
Corporal Arthur P Ellis, East Yorks Regt.
only child Mrs and the late H.T.Ellis
Heathcote, Wellesly Avenue,Hull
11th (Service) Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment (2nd Hull)
Formed in Hull on 2 September 1914 by Lord Nunburnholme
and the East Riding TF Association.
Commonly known as the Hull Tradesmen's Battalion.
1914 September Raising of the Battalion Anlaby Road Cricket Ground October Training Anlaby Road Cricket Ground November Training and issue of uniform Anlaby Road Cricket Ground December Training Anlaby Road Cricket Ground 1915 January Move to Pocklington Ousthorpe Camp Pocklington February Training Ousthorpe Camp Pocklington March Training Ousthorpe Camp Pocklington April Training Ousthorpe Camp Pocklington May Training Ousthorpe Camp Pocklington June March to Ripon South Camp Ripon July Training South Camp Ripon August Training South Camp Ripon September Training South Camp Ripon October Move to Salisbury Plain, issue of SMLE rifles No2 Camp Hurdcott Fovant November Final Range Practice Hurdcott and Larkhill December 15th Overseas to Egypt HMT Grampian and Port Said 1916 January Guards and entrenching in the dessert Port said, Ballah and Point 140 February Entrenching and move to France Point 140, HMT Tunisian March Arrival in France, first trip in the line Longpre and Engelbelmer April Move to Colincamps sector May Colincamps Sector Authie, Bus, Bertrancourt, Courcells au Bois and Colincamps June Colincamps Sector Authie, Bus, Bertrancourt, Courcells au Bois and Colincamps July Battle of the Somme, move to Laventie Robecq, Fosse and Laventie. August Move to Lacouture and Festubert Lacoutre and Le Touret September Ferme du Bois Sector Lacoutre and Le Touret October Move to Vauchelles les Authie Calonne sur la Lys, Vauchelles, Sailly Dell November Hebuterne Sector, Attack Nov 13th Warnimont Wood, Sailly Dell, Coigneux Wood, Sailly and Hebuterne. December Hebuterne Sector Warnimont Wood, Sailly Dell, Coigneux Wood, Sailly and Hebuterne.
1917 January GHQ Reserve Amplier, Gezaincourt, Berteacourt les Dames. February Return to Hebuterne. Enemy's Retirement. Sailly Dell and Hebuterne. March March Northwards Hebuterne to Robecq April Move to Ecurie Robecq, Marles les Mines, Ourton and Ecurie May Attack May 3rd Oppy Rolincourt, Ecurie, Maroeuil, St Catherines. June In Line Arleux to Gavrelle July In Line Arleux to Gavrelle August Vimy Sector Mont St Eloi and Neauville St. Vaast. September Vimy Sector Mont St Eloi and Neauville St. Vaast. October Arleux Sector November Raid north of Fresnoy, Nov 8th Ecurie, Ecoivres, Mont St Eloi, Neuville St Vaast, Hudson Post. December Gavrelle Sector Ecurie, Ecoivres, Mont St Eloi, Neuville St Vaast, Hudson Post. 1918 January Arleux Sector Maroeuil, Ecurie and Mont St Eloi. February Amalgamation of units. Arleux Sector Maroeuil, Ecurie and Mont St Eloi. March Rest. By Bus to Ervillers, Mar 22nd La Thieuloye, Vieux Berquin and Merris. April Return to Rest. By Bus to Vieux Berquin. La Thieuloye, Vieux Berquin and Merris 10th Apl. May In front of Hazebrouck. Rest at Lumbres Hondeghem, Fletre, Lumbres, Blendecques, La Motte. June Return to Line. Attack 28th June July Tern Farm Attack Pont du Bricques, Grand Sec Bois. August Advancing Meteren
Advancing. Soyer Farm, Ploegsteert Wood and Bailleul.
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October Crossing of the Lys Tourcoing, Wattrelos, Linselles, Ingoyhem, Derilict. November Crossing of the Scheldt. Armistice March, Ooteghem Renaix, Flobesq. December Education and Demobilitation St Omer
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