Private J Rawson, 4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, prisoner of war returned from Germany in an emaciated condition, taken prisoners on 27th May 1918 and then sent out to work on railway buildings behind the German lines until rendered too sick for privations to continue work, when he was sent to Langensabra, until returned to England.

Private J Rawson, Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment, prisoner of war…

Some of the thousands of men who volunteered for the "Pals" battalions of the East Yorkshire Regiment in Hull.

Some of the thousands of men who volunteered for the "Pals" battalions of the East Yorkshire Regiment in Hull.

Troops of the 10th (Service) Battalion (1st Hull), East Yorkshire Regiment, marching to the trenches. Near Doullens, 28th June 1916. WW1, Battle of the Somme. ©IWM (Q 741)

Troops of the (Service) Battalion Hull), East Yorkshire Regiment, marching to the trenches. Near Doullens, June Battle of the Somme. ©IWM (Q

WWI. Aerial photograph of Oppy Wood, Arras area. ©IWM Q 56605

Q Aerial photograph of Oppy Wood Arras area.

Officers of the East Yorkshire Regiment wash, shave and dress in their dugout. Q 10623

Officers of the East Yorkshire Regiment wash, shave and dress in their dugout. Q 10623

Oct 5 1917 8th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment going up to the line near Frezenberg during Third Battle of Ypres…

British soldiers moving forward during the Battle of Broodseinde. Photo by Ernest Brooks.

WWI, Oppy Wood. Aerial photograph, Lantern slide T.13 from Cpt Frost's collection. ©IWM Q 43219

Aerial photograph, Lantern slide from Cpt Frost's collection. ©IWM Q 43219

1st Battalion crossing No Man's Land at Thiepval 1916

Battalion crossing No Man's Land at Thiepval 1916

WWI, Shell damaged trees in Oppy Wood, Oct 1919. Pilgrimage to the Western Front ©IWM HU 109151

HU Shell damaged trees in Oppy Wood October

Recruitment poster for the East Yorkshire region

The East Yorkshire Regiment: From the West Indies to the Western Front - Hull Museums Collections

Oppy under shell fire during the Battle of Arras, May 1917. (c) IWM (Q 37358).

Oppy under shell fire during the Battle of Arras, May (c) IWM (Q

Joe & Elsie Crawforth

Joe & Elsie Crawforth

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East Yorkshire Regiment-Bantams or Bttn?

Survivors of the original 10th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment ( the Hull Pals) taken at St Omer in December 1918. Originally the battalion would have had 1,007 men. (c) Hull Museums.

Survivors of the original Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment ( the Hull Pals) taken at St Omer in December Originally the battalion would have had men. (c) Hull Museums.

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