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31 January 1915: Pvt Henry Arthur Nicholls

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Son of James Nicholls. Educated Highfield Road School.  29 June 1913 married Helen (nee Ware) of Camberwell. They had a daughter, Phyllis May, born 30 April 1914. Henry enlisted 30 June 1910 in the Coldstream Guards. Come the war he was called up and went to the Front with his Regiment. he  served through the retreat from Mons  (incl. Landrecie…


1 February 1915: 2nd Lieut. Harold Norton Clifton

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Son of William Edward Clifton (architect and surveyor and Isabel Clifton (nee Nelson) from Carlisle, living at 7, East India Avenue, London. 1901 age 6, with parents and 1 year old sister, and 4 domestic servants Cambridge Square. Harold was first educated St Peter’s Court, Broadstairs, Paddington. Ten years later, at the 1911 Census, Harold w…


2 February 1915: Philip Arthur Blanshard

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Parents Henry and Alice (née Hurdman). Educated at Park Road Board School, Hull and employed in the Sanitary Department of Hull Corporation. At the 1911 Census, himself 16 years of age, he is given as a ‘general labourer’ and was living with his parents, seven siblings ages 5 to 21 and his 81 year old grandmother at 4 Finsbury Grove, Fountain R…