Service Number
4th/2423
Rank
Private
Firstname
William
Lastname
Pattison
Battalion
1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment
Notes

Attested 31 August 1914 4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment at Londesborough Street Barracks Hull – re-numbered 200598 – Medal Index Card Entered Boulogne France 17 April 1915 with 1/4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment – A Coy Admitted to hospital 29 April 1915 – Wounded April or May 1915 Casualty List Hull Daily News 28 September 1915 – Write up wounded in the back by shrapnel in hospital in Liverpool – Wounded casualty list 26 October 1916 Hull Daily Mail – East Yorkshire Regiment Posted wounded Snapper February 1917 – Posted 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment – Effects to Widow and sole legatee Mary E – Photo and write up – Commemorated East Yorkshire Regiment War Memorial Beverley Minster East Yorkshire – Commemorated Crook County Durham War Memorial
WAR DIARY
29th April 1917
7.30am The Enemy attacked block held by B Coy and caused B Coy to withdraw, an immediate counter attack recaptured the block. The enemy captured the Block twice again but on both occasions was immediately driven out. Enemy Artillery shelled all our trenches heavily during the day. From 5-7pm our “Heavies” carried out a bombardment for which it was necessary to withdraw out posts 200x. During the afternoon C Coy changed places with A Coy and D Coy with B Coy. 2nd Lt FC Tonkin rejoined from 3rd Army School. 2nd Lt JA Richardson joined the Battalion. Casualties 2nd Lts JF Gresham, HW Sheffield and GS Mansfield wounded 7 OR killed 1 Other Ranks missing 45 Other Ranks wounded.

Age
37
Birthplace
Scarbrough
Enlisted
Hull
Residence
Hull
How Died
Killed in Action
Memorial
Commemorated on Arras Memorial Bay 4 & 5 France.
Next of Kin
Son of John Pattison of Scarborough. Husband of Mary E. Pattison of 1 Perseverance Terrace West Dock Avenue Hessle Road. Hull
Date Died
29 April 1917