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7 August 1915 L/Cpl Harold Owen, 1/8th Bn Manchester Regt.

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Harold Owen was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire to parents William (then 59) and Rebecca (40) in the August 1888 and christened that September. The parents and older siblings worked in silk weaving. Both his father and mother died 3 1/2 years later in April 1891. Having much older siblings it would appear they raised him. Twenty years later, age 23,…


13 August 1915 Pte Arthur Moore, 2/2 East Lancs FA, RAMC.

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Born in 1895 to parents James and Lettice Anne, at the 1911 Census Arthur was living with his extended parents and his extended family at 58, Baron Terrace, Healey Wood, Burnley. 8 of them, parents, three sons, son in law, daughter and their son Alexander lived in a 4 roomed dwelling. Age 16, Arthur was a cotton weaver,  Arthur was also a member o…


14 August 1915 : 2265 Pte Samuel Quinn, 1/5th East Lancashire Regiment

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From Burnley, Lancashire where he was still resident (Anne Street) at the time of his enlistment, Samuel was born in 1894. After enlisting into his local territorial battalion in the early days of the war, he landed at Gallipoli in May 1915 and fought in two of the Battles of Krithia. Wounded in August 1915, Samuel died at sea whilst on board the …


4 June 1915 Capt Henry Worthington Whalley, 1/4th Bn East Lancashire Regt.

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Born at Whernside, Blackburn, Lancashire on 4 February 1896, Henry was educated at Blackburn Grammar School, Holmwood School, Formby and Sedbergh. A keen sportsman, he was also a member of the OTC at Sedbergh and was gazetted as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 4th East Lancashire Regt (TF) in February 1913. Promoted to Lieutenant in November 1914, Henry w…