Attested 27 August 1915 at City Hall Hull – Medal Index Card British War Medal and Victory Medal to join 13th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment – Entered France 16 April 1916 – Posted 8th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment 15 May 1916 – Documents Available – Effects to mother Harriet A Huffey – Commemorated East Yorkshire Regiment War Memorial Beverley Minster East Yorkshire – War Diary –
14th to 20th July 1916.
Holding our new position. Heavy bombardments by enemy of our trenches and back area. Gas and Lachrymatory Shells. Many Casualties. Special attention paid by enemy to QUARRY, roads leading from the QUARRY, and MONTAUBAN.
Night 20th/21st July 1916
Relieved from front line by Kings Own Scottish Borderer’s, and went back to trenches just NORTH of the QUARRY.