Charles Edward Simpson

Charles Edward Simpson

07 Mar 1917

Charles Edward Simpson. Deckhand, age 30. Only son of Joseph and Louisa Simpson, of Grimsby. HM Trawler Vivanti a hired…

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22187 Pte James Knowles, 11/East Lancashire Regiment.

22187 Pte James Knowles, 11/East Lancashire Regiment.

08 Mar 1917

Of Nuttall Street, Accrington, Lancashire, James worked at Kay & Grimshaw (Wine and Sprit Merchants) and was a me…

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42635 Pte Edmund Hewitt, 1/5th King's Own (Ryl Lancaster) Regt.

42635 Pte Edmund Hewitt, 1/5th King's Own (Ryl Lancaster) Regt.

09 Mar 1917

Married to Caroline on 8 August 1914, Edmund Hewitt was living at 27 Milton Street, Burnley, Lancashire, when he enliste…

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20737 Pte William Herbert Wigglesworth, 1st Bn.Northumberland Fusiliers

20737 Pte William Herbert Wigglesworth, 1st Bn.Northumberland Fus…

20 Mar 1917

Of  West Street, Burnley, William was 23 years old when he was killed during a trench raid near ‘Saps 11 and 12' on the …

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Serg-vrijw Edward and Frans Van Raemdonck , 6 Bn, 24th Line (infantry) Regiment, Belgian Army

Serg-vrijw Edward and Frans Van Raemdonck , 6 Bn, 24th Line (infa…

26 Mar 1917

Born at Temse on 8 Oct 1895 (Edward) and 24 January 1897 (Frans) the brothers voluntarily enlisted together, served toge…

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Second Lieutenant George Orme Smart, No 60 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps.

Second Lieutenant George Orme Smart, No 60 Squadron, Royal Flying…

07 Apr 1917

The Red Baron was the most famous pilot of the Great War. On 7 April 1917 he shot down his 37th victim. Second Lieutena…

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10 April 1917 219503 Pte Moses Johns, 50th Bn CEF

10 April 1917 219503 Pte Moses Johns, 50th Bn CEF

10 Apr 1917

Born as St Regis, Quebec on 21 December 1891, Moses was employed as a labourer prior to enlistment. He enlisted into the…

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5170 Pte John Joseph Shanley, 6th Bn East Lancashire Regt.

5170 Pte John Joseph Shanley, 6th Bn East Lancashire Regt.

15 Apr 1917

A pre-war reservist, John was born in Burnley, Lancashire in 1893. He was called into full time service in August 1914 a…

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29211 Cpl-Pilote Edmond Charles Clinton Genet, Escadrille 124 (‘Lafayette' or ‘Americaine').

29211 Cpl-Pilote Edmond Charles Clinton Genet, Escadrille 124 (‘L…

16 Apr 1917

Born at Ossining, New York on 23 November 1893, Edmond (the great-great grandson of ‘Citizen Genêt', the French Ambassad…

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17 April 1917 : 1536 Sgt.Fourier Maurice Alphonse Laniel, 1er Régiment de Marche de Tirailleurs

17 April 1917 : 1536 Sgt.Fourier Maurice Alphonse Laniel, 1er Rég…

17 Apr 1917

Born at Tiranges, Haute-Loire on 2 August 1878, Maurice entered the army on 5 November 1899 and served for three years w…

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24 April 1917: GS/51615 Pte Edward Harwood, 13th Bn Royal Fusiliers.

24 April 1917: GS/51615 Pte Edward Harwood, 13th Bn Royal Fusilie…

24 Apr 1917

Born in Blackburn, Lancashire in 1887, Edward was living at 25,Coultate Street in Burnley at the time of his enlistment.…

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25 April 1917: GS/51615 Pte Edward Harwood, 13th Bn Royal Fusiliers

25 April 1917: GS/51615 Pte Edward Harwood, 13th Bn Royal Fusilie…

25 Apr 1917

Born in Blackburn, Lancashire in 1887, Edward was living at 25,Coultate Street in Burnley at the time of his enlistment.…

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