28 January 1916 Dvr Thomas Spurr

28 January 1916 Dvr Thomas Spurr

Born in Batley, Yorkshire in 1889, Thomas was living at 33, Barden Lane, Burnley, Lancs at the time of his enlistment. …

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26 January 1917 : Pte John Hughes Roberts

26 January 1917 : Pte John Hughes Roberts

Born at Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada on 28 March 1895, John was employed as a farmer prior to his enlistment into the CEF a…

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20 January 1917: Pte Raymond William Combs

20 January 1917: Pte Raymond William Combs

Son of Jonathan B. and Anna Sparks Combs. Living in Zionsville, Boone County, Ind., when Raymond enlisted in U.S. Regul…

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19 January 1916 : Pte Albert Edward Waddington

19 January 1916 : Pte Albert Edward Waddington

The eldest of five, Albert married Margaret Alice Lines (known as Martha) when he was just 20 in July 1891. He worked as…

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19 November 1917 : Sgt James William Blake

19 November 1917 : Sgt James William Blake

Of 1 King Street, Burnley, James enlisted into the 5th Bn East Lancs (Regtl. Number 2991) on 15 October 1914. A book-ke…

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