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 1916

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

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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 1916

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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16 October 1916 Pte James Joynt MM died on this day on the Somme

16 October 1916 Pte James Joynt MM died on this day on the Somme

16 Oct 1916

James, the second child of William (an Irishman for Limerick) and Ellen (from Gosport) was born in Derby in January 1882…

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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 1916

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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31 October 1916 Sgt James Sandeman Cunningham died on this day

31 October 1916 Sgt James Sandeman Cunningham died on this day

31 Oct 1916

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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5 November 1916 Pte Charles Illingworth killed in action on this day

5 November 1916 Pte Charles Illingworth killed in action on this …

05 Nov 1916

Born in late 1891 in Ossett Son of Andrew an Sarah After school he became a clerk working in a fell mongers. He enlis…

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27 November 1916 Joshua J Mitchell died of his wounds on this day

27 November 1916 Joshua J Mitchell died of his wounds on this day…

27 Nov 1916

Joshua was born in Ossett 24 December 1895, the youngest son of four surviving children. He enlisted in Dewsbury, joini…

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9543 Private Nicholas Joseph Mann 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

9543 Private Nicholas Joseph Mann 9th Battalion Worcestershire Re…

15 Dec 1916

Nicholas Mann was born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, resident and enlisted Pershore, Worcestershire. He was the son o…

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20 January 1917 : 7078 Pte Arthur Munro Harrison, 1/5th Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment.

20 January 1917 : 7078 Pte Arthur Munro Harrison, 1/5th Bn. Duke …

20 Jan 1917

From Earby, Yorkshire, a Wesleyan, Munro Harrison was a weaver at Spring Mill, Earby and lived on Stoneybank Road prior …

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26 January 1917 Pte John Hughes Roberts died on this day

26 January 1917 Pte John Hughes Roberts died on this day

26 Jan 1917

700707 Pte John Hughes Roberts, 16th Bn Canadian Expeditionary Force Born at Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada on 28 March 1895…

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3242 Pte Robert Spencer, 6/ (DoW) West Riding Regt.

3242 Pte Robert Spencer, 6/ (DoW) West Riding Regt.

12 Feb 1917

From Skipton, Yorks, Robert was born in 1892 and was the eldest of five. Before the war he was a warp dryer in a cotton …

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36559 Pte Robert Latham, 9/Leicestershire Regiment.

36559 Pte Robert Latham, 9/Leicestershire Regiment.

05 Mar 1917

According to his WWI Service Records, Robert, a carter by trade, lived at 8 Hilary Street, Burnley, Lancashire. He was…

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