5 October 1916 Pte Nelson Blake Pierce died on this day

5 October 1916 Pte Nelson Blake Pierce died on this day

05 Oct 1917

Born at Ailsa Craig, Ontario on  4 May 1896, Nelson was the youngest son of Moses and Salome Pierce. An apiarist by trad…

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6 October 1917 Harold Rowley died of his wounds on this day

6 October 1917 Harold Rowley died of his wounds on this day

06 Oct 1917

Born in Priorslee, Shropshire in 1895, Harold worked as the secretary of the Skipton Co-Operative Society prior to enlis…

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7 October 1914 Capt Marcel Rigault was killed in action on this day

7 October 1914 Capt Marcel Rigault was killed in action on this d…

07 Oct 1917

Born at Poitiers, Vienne on 13th February 1886, Marcel voluntarily enlisted into the 99e R.I. on 10th October 1906. Pro…

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8 October 1915 Pte Robert H Reeves, 15 years old, died on this day

8 October 1915 Pte Robert H Reeves, 15 years old, died on this da…

08 Oct 1917

Robert Reeves was born in Edmonton, Middlesex and enlisted, probably in 1914, in Shoreditch, whilst only fourteen years …

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9 October 1917 Sgt Charles Edgar Salmon died on this day

9 October 1917 Sgt Charles Edgar Salmon died on this day

09 Oct 1917

Born at Albany Terrace, Burnley in January 1896, Edgar was educated at St Mary Magdalene's School in the town before goi…

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10 October 1916 Pte Beaumont Wood died of his wounds on this day

10 October 1916 Pte Beaumont Wood died of his wounds on this day

10 Oct 1917

Beaumont Wood was born in Thornhill in 1888 and before the war worked in the dyehouse at Marshall Kaye and Marshall's mi…

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12 October 1917 Pte Arthur Amos Hardisty died on this day

12 October 1917 Pte Arthur Amos Hardisty died on this day

12 Oct 1917

Born at Long Drax near Selby, Yorkshire in 1873, Arthur was a stationer in Barnoldswick before emigrating to Wellington,…

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13 October 1917 Pte Clifford Haley died on this day

13 October 1917 Pte Clifford Haley died on this day

13 Oct 1917

Clifford Haley was born in Gomersal, West Yorkshire in 1898 to Mr and Mrs Charles Haley. After attending St Saviour's Bo…

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14 October 1917 Private William Haldenby died on this day

14 October 1917 Private William Haldenby died on this day

14 Oct 1917

William would have expected to be safe when, on 14 October 1917 he was returning to Dulwich Camp, near Elverdinghe after…

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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 1917

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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9 November 1917 Pte John Wood was killed in action on this day

9 November 1917 Pte John Wood was killed in action on this day

09 Nov 1917

Born and resident in Burnley, Lancashire, John enlisted into the Lancashire Fusiliers in Burnley in December 1915 and ar…

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10 November 1917 Theodor Schwarzmuller died of his wounds on this day

10 November 1917 Theodor Schwarzmuller died of his wounds on this…

10 Nov 1917

A book-keeper from Sagstetten, Bavaria, Theodor was born in 1894. He was called into service in the Autumn of 1914 and …

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