22 October 1916 Rfm Percy Spreadborough was killed during a counter attack from the Schwaben Redoubt

22 October 1916 Rfm Percy Spreadborough was killed during a count…

22 Oct 2017

Percy was born on 25 January 1894 in Islington. By 1901 the family had moved to Walthamstow and from 1902-1908, Percy at…

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23 October 1918 Pvt Edward M Beneker died on this day

23 October 1918 Pvt Edward M Beneker died on this day

24 Oct 2017

A farmer from Franklyn County, Indiana, Edward was born at South Gate on 20 September 1895. He was drafted into service …

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24 October 1918 Pte John S Lamberton killed in action on this day

24 October 1918 Pte John S Lamberton killed in action on this day…

24 Oct 2017

From Stewarton, Ayr, John was a cabinet maker in the employ of Messrs W Mackenzie & Co prior to the war. In January …

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25 October 1914 Pte Charles Dixon died on this day

25 October 1914 Pte Charles Dixon died on this day

25 Oct 2017

Born in Burnley, Lancs in 1886, Charles originally joined the Army in early 1904 and was a reservist still living in the…

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26 October 1917 Pte George Towler died on this day

26 October 1917 Pte George Towler died on this day

26 Oct 2017

Born at Horton in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire on 22 April 1891, George was a grocery clerk in Calgary, Alberta at the time of…

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27 October 1918 Pte Reginald Smith died of pneumonia on this day

27 October 1918 Pte Reginald Smith died of pneumonia on this day

27 Oct 2017

Born in Leeds in 1898, Reginald was a twister in a weaving mill prior to the war. He was conscripted into service in Feb…

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29 October 1914 Pte John Bradley killed in action on this day

29 October 1914 Pte John Bradley killed in action on this day

29 Oct 2017

Living at 113 Sandygate, Burnley at the time of his re-enlistment in August 1914, John had originally seen boy service w…

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30 October 1914 Sdt Claude Thomas Charrondiere died on this day

30 October 1914 Sdt Claude Thomas Charrondiere died on this day

30 Oct 2017

From Roanne, Loire, Claude was born on 26 December 1886. A recalled reservist in August 1914, he initially re-joined his…

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31 October 1916 Sgt James Sandeman Cunningham died on this day

31 October 1916 Sgt James Sandeman Cunningham died on this day

31 Oct 2017

Born at Broughty Ferry, Scotland on 4 May 1885, James emigrated to Canada, where he was employed as a chartered accounta…

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1 November 1918 Pte Carl Watson died of illness on this day

1 November 1918 Pte Carl Watson died of illness on this day

01 Nov 2017

Born in Earby, Yorkshire in 1889. Carl was employed as a twister in a cotton mill in Barnoldswick at the time of his en…

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2 November 1917 Smn Joseph James Schultz died on this day

2 November 1917 Smn Joseph James Schultz died on this day

02 Nov 2017

Born in Poland on 30 May 1894, Joseph emigrated to the USA and was living at Fort Wayne, Indiana when he enlisted into t…

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3 November 1914 Pte Joshua Crossley died of measles during training

3 November 1914 Pte Joshua Crossley died of measles during traini…

03 Nov 2017

From Bolton-by-Bowland, Yorkshire, Joshua was a farmer at his parents' farm prior to the war. Enlisting under-age in the…

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