This was the first time British civilians were in the line of enemy fire during a World War.This photograph is one from those shown by Hartlepool Cultural Services that are part of The Commons on Flickr. Officers of the 4th Battalion, - 14 April 1915 (Newcastle) Officers of the 4th Battalion, - 1910 - 1920. Officers of the 1st Battalion at a Gala Dinner, 1922 This photograph is reproduced here by kind permission of the Green Howards Museum and is copyright of the Green Howards Museum. 10th Battalion, A Company, Aylesbury Camp, - 1915 Unveiling of the Richmond Memorial, - 1921.There are further details on each individual Officer in the pages devoted to the photos of individual soldiers.------------------), grandson of Private E J Rudd, has provided this photograph. 9th Battalion Sergeants' Mess, 1914 10th Battalion soldiers, Aylesbury Camp, - 1915. Soldiers of the 5th Battalion in Camp, 1913 Soldiers of the 5th Battalion in Camp (pre-1914? ), 1916 7th Battalion Soldiers, - Wareham Camp (1914) 7th (? 8th Battalion Entraining for France, 26 August 1915 8th Battalion Platoon, 1915.
Private Midwood survived the war, though was wounded twice, - once at the 1st Battle of Ypres and secondly in May 1916.
5th Battalion Band Members (date unknown) Officers of the 6th Battalion, - 1915. Soldiers of the 6th Battalion, - early 1915 (Boxing tournament) Soldiers of the 6th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment in Rugeley Camp (?
2nd Lieut Worsley, 2nd Lieut Marriage, Lieut Burbury, Lieut Palmer, Lieut Phayre, Lieut Franklyn (Front row) : Capt Rollo, Capt Moss-Blundell, Capt Walker, Major Fife, Lieut Col King, LT & Adj Forsyth, Capt Cumberbatch, Capt Marsden, Capt Levin.
One week later they were in action in the vicinity of Ypres.
Of the 29 Officers in the photograph, 14 were to loose their lives in the War, - 6 were killed in the battalion's first action.