Attached 9th Battalion King s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Territorial Army National Service List to be Second Lieutenant 9 September 1957 with seniority 23 June 1956
2nd Battalion Second Lieutenant Headquarters Wing Mortars Officer May 1938 , 2nd Battalion Awarded General Service Medal clasp Palestine 36 to 39 on 4 April 1940 , To be Captain with effect from 29 August 1943
Medal Index Card entered Balkans 12 September 1915 , 6th Battalion B Coy January 1916 , 6th Battalion to Hospital 21 December 1916 , To be Lieutenant dated 6 October 1916 Cambridge Daily News 17 January 1917 , Transferred Sussex Yeomanry
Formerly Army Ordnance Corps 013691 – Formerly Nottingham and Derbyshire Regiment 76348 – Medal Index card British War Medal and Victory Medal – Entered France 17 March 1916 – Discharged to Commission East Yorkshire Regiment 30 April 1918 – Photo and write up killed by the explosion of a shell – Commemorated Holy Trinity Golden Book
10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment to be Temporary Second Lieutenant 29 August 1914 – Medal Index Card entered Egypt 22 December 1915 with 10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment – Entered France 8 March 1916 – 10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment to attend Lewis Gun Course at Brigade Headquarters for one week 7 April 1916 – Reported Missing – Missing casualty list Newcastle Journal 15 May 1917 – Commemorated on family stone in Manor Road Cemetery Scarborough – St Martins Church Scarborough Roll of Honour – Scarborough Olivers Mount war memorial
10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment to be Temporary Second Lieutenant 29 August 1914 , Medal Index Card entered Egypt 22 December 1915 , 10th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment rejoined from Mining Course Hocquincourt 23 March 1916
Medal Index Card entered France 16 January 1915 – CWGC has death whilst serving with 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment he served with the 2nd Battalion – Killed by shellfire on the afternoon of 4th February 1915 with the 2nd Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment – Lieutenant Oscar James Addyrnan, who was killed in action on 4th February, was born on 19th February, 1891; the second son of the late James Wilson Addyrnan, solicitor Leeds and Harrogate, and of Mrs. St. John Starbeck, Yorkshire. He was gazetted to the 1st Battalion from the Royal Military College on 25th March, 1911, and served at Aldershot and York, transferring the same year to the 2nd Battalion. His promotion as Lieutenant dates from 7th Sept., last Lieut Addyrnan was enjoying a few months leave in England when war was declared and left for India in first week of August, so his stay at Kamptee was a very short one before returning home with the Battalion – War Diary 4th February 1915
In the early morning the Germans attacked trenches to the right and left of D Coy. At about 6am B Coy was attacked on right and driven from right portion of trench losing two Machine Guns.
Later in the day the remainder of B Coy was forced to retire from the remaining portion of the trench, falling back in good order about 80 Yards. No Casualties. Casualties in the early morning retirement: – Killed 8, Wounded 28, Missing 13.
On the same evening an attempt was made to re-take the trench but failed owing to being unable to Locate the enemy in the thick wood.
In the afternoon Captain OC Wilkinson and Lieutenant OJ Addyman were killed by the same shell. Half A and B Coy were relieved on the night of 4 February 1918 by Kings Own Regiment. – Photo and write up
Previously reported Prisoner of War Now reported wounded and prisoner of War Casualty List Hull Daily News 13 August 1918
AVL Hull 1918
Former Number 9267 , Discharged to Commission East Yorkshire Regiment , General Service Medal and Clasp Iraq
Formerly East Yorkshire Regiment 10th/1065 , Wounded casualty list Newcastle Journal 03 May 1917
Reported Wounded Birmingham Daily Post 04 May 1917 , Wounded casualty list Newcastle Journal 03 May 1917
2nd Battalion Awarded General Service Medal clasp Palestine 36 to 39 on 4 April 1940
Formerly 10th/0518 East Yorkshire Regiment , AVL Hull 1918 , Discharged to Commission 25 July 1918
Formerly 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers PS/10415 – Medal Index Card British War Medal and Victory Medal – Discharged to Commission 30 April 1918 – Commemorated on the Belper War Memorial – Commemorated Alfreton War Memorial
Territorial Reserve of Army Officers having exceeded the age limit ceases to belong 9 October 1957 retaining the Honarary rank of Major
7th Battalion Second Lieutenant Photo February 1915 , East Yorkshire Regiment ceased to belong to the Army Cyclist Corp on transfer to a Service Battalion dated 29 August 1917
East Yorkshire Regiment to be Second Lieutenant dated 17 October 1915 , 3rd Line 4th Battalion A Coy South Dalton 1 January 1916 ,
East Yorkshire Regiment transferred to General List as Temporary Lieutenant for service with Trench Mortar Batteries dated 30 May 1916