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7 September 1916 : Gnr George Henry Butt

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George, first born of Frederick (a railway signalman from Somerset) and Mary, was born in Hawes, Yorkshire, in July/Aug/Sept 1895. By the 1911 Census, George, a farm labourer, his parents and five siblings, were living in Long Preston, Hawes.  The year before enlisting George's sister Elsie died of a short illness.  In January 1916 he went to Set…


10 May 1915 : George Bargh

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Educated in Halifax and at Reading University, before the war  George Bargh was a schoolteacher in Hawes, Yorkshire. he was commissioned into the King's Liverpool Regiment (reserves) in February 1914 and called into full time service in August of that year. Promoted to lieutenant on 11 March 1915, George was attached to the 1st Bn Suffolk Regt. but…


22 May 1918: Gnr John Moore

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Growing up he and his brother Edward went on to help their father who was a Coal Merchant. By the 1911 Census parents Joseph and Elizabeth had seven children: Edward, Hilda, John, Mary Jane, Agnes, Joseph and Florance Marjorie. They lived at Lion House, Hawes.  With the outbreak of war John attempted to enlist immediately in August 1914 but was tu…


29 October 1914 : Fred Cockett

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Fred was son of Elizabeth Cockett and (it is presumed) Joseph Moore (they married in 1891). Frederick was the eldest brother of Gunner John Moore, who is also recorded on this site, who died from his wounds in 1918. In the 1891 Yorkshire Census, Fred, aged 4 years, was living with his grandparents, John and Mary Cockett (nee Constantine). John was…