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21 November 1917 : Pte George Wilson was reported missing in action on this day

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266366 Pte George Wilson, B Coy, 2/6th Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regt The eldest¬†, George worked on his father's dairy farm at Bank House Steeton before the war.¬† He enlisted into the West Riding Territorials in January 1915 and was sent overseas to join the 62nd Division on the Western Front in February 1917. After taking part in th…


30 November 1917 L/Cpl William Dewhurst died on this day

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Born in Helmshore, Lancashire in 1885, William was living at Barnoldswick, where he was employed as a weaver at the time of his enlistment. Enlisting into the 4th Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (as 5841) at Keighley in August 1916, when he was 31 and 11 months old, William was transferred to the Machine Gun Corps in November of the same yea…


4 December 1917: Pte Arthur Swain, 13th Bn Essex Regiment died on this day

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Arthur Swain was living at 20, North Street, Burnley at the time of his enlistment (as 23399 in the East Lancashire Regiment) in early 1916. Transferred to the 13th Bn Essex regiment after arrival in France in October 1916, Arthur took part in actions on the Ancre, at Arras and Cambrai. He was wounded during sporadic shell fire and posted missing…