2411 Pte Samuel Nothard, 1st Bn King's Own (Ryl Lancaster Regt)

2411 Pte Samuel Nothard, 1st Bn King's Own (Ryl Lancaster Regt)

21 Mar 1915

Born at Lydgate near Todmorden in 1896, Samuel enlisted, in Burnley, into the Special Reserve in April 1914. Arriving in…

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6790  Sgt John Robert (Bannister) Lavender

6790 Sgt John Robert (Bannister) Lavender

27 Mar 1915

Robert was born in Burnley in 1880 the son of a nut and bolt maker. He had three young brothers James, Harry, Gilbert an…

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Landw Karl Herzog, 1 Komp, KK Landwehr-Infanterieregiment (Linz) Nr 2 (87 Bde, 44 Div).

Landw Karl Herzog, 1 Komp, KK Landwehr-Infanterieregiment (Linz) …

28 Mar 1915

Karl was born in Bierbach on 12 September 1885. He was cobbler from Rechberg in civilian life. He was killed in action f…

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28 April 1915: S/Lt Pierre Scheurer, 152e Regiment d'Infanterie.

28 April 1915: S/Lt Pierre Scheurer, 152e Regiment d'Infanterie.

28 Apr 1915

Born at Thann, Alsace (then part of Germany) on 18 October 1887, Pierre left Thann to engage in his compulsory military …

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28 April 1915: S/Lt Pierre Scheurer, 152e Regiment d'Infanterie. (1)

28 April 1915: S/Lt Pierre Scheurer, 152e Regiment d'Infanterie. …

28 Apr 1915

Born at Thann, Alsace (then part of Germany) on 18 October 1887, Pierre left Thann to engage in his compulsory military …

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29 April 1915: 27717 Pte Alfred Harrigan, 15th Bn CEF.

29 April 1915: 27717 Pte Alfred Harrigan, 15th Bn CEF.

29 Apr 1915

A steam fitter at the Otto Higel factory in Toronto, Alfred was born at Port Hope, Ontario on 6  September 1898. He enli…

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30 April 1915: Pte H Smith, Army Service Corps.

30 April 1915: Pte H Smith, Army Service Corps.

30 Apr 1915

A carter with the Nelson Co-operative Society pre war (in the town where he resided – at 7, Cross Street), 21 year old P…

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4 May 1915: Capt Godfrey Henry Ermen, 2/6th Bn Duke of Wellingtons (W Riding) Regt.

4 May 1915: Capt Godfrey Henry Ermen, 2/6th Bn Duke of Wellington…

04 May 1915

Godfrey was born at Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire in 1877. Before the war he was a general manager for the English Sewi…

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5 May 1915 Pte Herbert M Wightwick, 5th Bn CEF

5 May 1915 Pte Herbert M Wightwick, 5th Bn CEF

05 May 1915

Born in Hastings, Sussex on 27 August 1885, Herbert emigrated to Canada where, at the time of the outbreak of war, he wa…

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7 May 1916: SP/2101 Pte. Herbert Curran, ‘C’ Coy, 24th Bn Royal Fusiliers

7 May 1916: SP/2101 Pte. Herbert Curran, ‘C’ Coy, 24th Bn Royal F…

07 May 1915

Herbert was born at Shankhill, Antrim in 1895. He enlisted at Belfast in 1914. After training in London and Hornchurch,…

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9 May 1915: Sdt 2 Cl Jacques Eugène Valfort, 17e R I.

9 May 1915: Sdt 2 Cl Jacques Eugène Valfort, 17e R I.

09 May 1915

Born at Roanne, Loire on 21 October 1894, Jacques was in preparation for his compulsory military service when war broke …

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10 May 1915 Lt George Bargh, 1st Bn Suffolk Regt

10 May 1915 Lt George Bargh, 1st Bn Suffolk Regt

10 May 1915

George was born near Lancaster in 1890 and, in his civilian life, was a schoolteacher in Hawes, Yorkshire. Educated in H…

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