32637 Pte Arthur Swain, 13th Bn Essex Regiment

32637 Pte Arthur Swain, 13th Bn Essex Regiment

04 Dec 1917

Born in Burnley in 1897, Arthur Swain was living at 20, North Street in the same town at the time of his enlistment (as …

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38524 Walter Harry Dyke, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wales’s, Royal Berkshire Regiment

38524 Walter Harry Dyke, 2nd Battalion, Princess Charlotte of Wal…

05 Dec 1917

Walter Dyke was born in June 1882 in Parkstone, Dorset. He married Charlotte in April 1905 in Monmouthshire and they h…

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12177 Pte Walter Catlow, 7th Bn East Lancashire Regt

12177 Pte Walter Catlow, 7th Bn East Lancashire Regt

06 Dec 1917

An employee of Messrs Eastwood Ltd, Carriage Proprietors in Burnley, Lancashire, Walter Catlow was born in Burnley in 18…

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T/358722 Pte James Shuttleworth, 109 MT Coy Army Service Corps

T/358722 Pte James Shuttleworth, 109 MT Coy Army Service Corps

07 Dec 1917

Born at Cowling, Yorkshire in 1878, James Shuttleworth was living in Skipton (where he was an employee at Belle Vue Mill…

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267063 Pte John William Sugden, 2/6th Bn Duke of Wellington's (W Riding) Regt

267063 Pte John William Sugden, 2/6th Bn Duke of Wellington's (W …

08 Dec 1917

Born in Silsden, Yorkshire in 1885, John Sugden was employed in his family business prior to his conscription into the a…

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267904 Pte William Robert Simons, 2/6th Bn Duke of Wellington's (W Riding) Regt.

267904 Pte William Robert Simons, 2/6th Bn Duke of Wellington's (…

10 Dec 1917

William Simos was born at South Wigston, Leicestershire in 1892. Moving to Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire, he was employed …

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265642 Sgt Charles Peachey MM, 1/6th Bn Duke of Wellingtons (W Riding) Regt.

265642 Sgt Charles Peachey MM, 1/6th Bn Duke of Wellingtons (W Ri…

11 Dec 1917

From Settle, Yorkshire, a veteran of the Battle of Aubers Ridge in 1915 and the Somme in 1916, Charles Peachey (by now m…

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38121 Pte Harry Vintner, 12th Bn West Yorkshire Regt.

38121 Pte Harry Vintner, 12th Bn West Yorkshire Regt.

12 Dec 1917

Born at Biggleswade, Bedfordshire in 1878, Harry Vintner was a dobby maker at Hill Brothers in Keighley before being cal…

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307477 Pte James Ormerod Tattersall, 1/7th Bn DoW (W.Riding) Regt.

307477 Pte James Ormerod Tattersall, 1/7th Bn DoW (W.Riding) Regt…

14 Dec 1917

From Stacksteads, Lancashire, James Tattersall was born in 1894. After enlisting into the West Riding territorials in B…

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204071 Private George Leonard Collins,  2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment

204071 Private George Leonard Collins,  2nd Battalion, East Lanca…

27 May 1918

In 1966, I visited for the first time, the grave of my grandfather, George Leonard Collins, in Vailly-sur-Aisne British …

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U/Offz. Otto Stadler, 4. Komp. Kgl. Bay. 28. Inf, Regt

U/Offz. Otto Stadler, 4. Komp. Kgl. Bay. 28. Inf, Regt

16 Jul 1918

Otto was a housekeeper in his civilian life. Called into service in March 1915, he saw frontline service from July 1916…

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Sgt Omer Albert Huntzinger, 15 Co, 2nd Regiment, Signal Corps

Sgt Omer Albert Huntzinger, 15 Co, 2nd Regiment, Signal Corps

17 Jul 1918

He enlisted into the army at Newcastle, Indiana on 7 December 7 1917. Trained at Fort Thomas, Kentucky and Camp Merritt…

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