2 October 1914 Sgt Claude Vialletelle died on this day

2 October 1914 Sgt Claude Vialletelle died on this day

02 Oct 2017

Born at Busieres, Puy de Dome on 12 April 1891, Claude was serving his compulsory military service at the time of the ou…

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3 October 1916 Pte John Henry Hargreaves died on this day of his wounds

3 October 1916 Pte John Henry Hargreaves died on this day of his …

03 Oct 2017

A weaver from Burnley, Lancashire, John was also a keen footballer and secretary of the Burnley and District Junior Foot…

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4 October 1918 Nurse Rosa Mary Rapp died of pneumonia

4 October 1918 Nurse Rosa Mary Rapp died of pneumonia

04 Oct 2017

Born at Jeffersonville, Indiana on December 6th 1894, Rosa graduated from Louisville City Hospital, Kentucky. She volun…

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5 October 1916 Pte Nelson Blake Pierce died on this day

5 October 1916 Pte Nelson Blake Pierce died on this day

05 Oct 2017

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 2017

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

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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 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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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11 October 1916 Lt William Robert McCann died of his wounds on this day

11 October 1916 Lt William Robert McCann died of his wounds on th…

11 Oct 2017

William Robert McCann was the son of Mr and Mrs James McCann of ‘Fernagh', Whiteabbey, County Antrim. He proceeded to th…

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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 2017

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 2017

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 2017

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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