23 February 1916 : 2nd Lieut. Leonard Ewbank. 5th (Territorial) Bn The Border Reg

23 February 1916 : 2nd Lieut. Leonard Ewbank. 5th (Territorial) B…

23 Feb 1916

Parents the Rev John Ewbank and Julia Helen (née Benson), of Bolton Rectory, Mealsgate, Carlise, Cumberland. 1901 liv…

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29 February 1916 : 1990 Pte Arthur Moore

29 February 1916 : 1990 Pte Arthur Moore

29 Feb 1916

The youngest son of Henry (farmer) and Elizabeth (née Whatley) Moore of Park House, Whatley, near Frome and the youngest…

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2 March 1916: Pte John Hardy Taylor

2 March 1916: Pte John Hardy Taylor

02 Mar 1916

Parents Thomas (General Labourer) and Emma Taylor. At the 1901 Census, John (age 16) was a horse keeper. He was living …

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7 March 1916 : Major Carlos B Lumsden

7 March 1916 : Major Carlos B Lumsden

07 Mar 1916

Parents Hugh G Lumsden of Auchindoir and Clova, JP and Maria Magdalena (née Gordon) of Aberdeen.  Educated at Beaumon…

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19 March 1916: Pte Cecil Hugh Peckham

19 March 1916: Pte Cecil Hugh Peckham

19 Mar 1916

Parents Joseph (a domestic gardener) and Florence. Age 5, at the 1901 Census. Cecil was living at home, Fern Cottage,…

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6 April 1916 : Pte Frank Bird

6 April 1916 : Pte Frank Bird

06 Apr 1916

Parents of John (a colliery roadman underground) and Emily (née Thewils) of 29 Doncaster Road, Ardsley, nr Barnsley.  I…

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19 April 1916: Pte Dennis Cyril Byrne

19 April 1916: Pte Dennis Cyril Byrne

19 Apr 1916

The son of John and Elizabeth Fell. At the 1901 Census the family lived on Vicarage Place, Burnley. Dennis had an older …

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21 April 1916: Louis Cloosstermans

21 April 1916: Louis Cloosstermans

21 Apr 1916

Louis was still living in his town of birth at the time of the German invasion in August 1914. After escaping to Fran…

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23 April 1916 : Charles Fernand Sylvain van Eleghem

23 April 1916 : Charles Fernand Sylvain van Eleghem

23 Apr 1916

Charles was living in Brussels when he began his military service in 1905. By 1914, Charles was serving as an officer o…

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25 April 1916: Louis Amans Jean dit Vareillese

25 April 1916: Louis Amans Jean dit Vareillese

25 Apr 1916

Louis was a farmer. Louis had completed his compulsory military service in 1907 and was, therefore, an active army re…

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26 April 1916: Arthur Pierre Joseph Ghisain Lupsin

26 April 1916: Arthur Pierre Joseph Ghisain Lupsin

26 Apr 1916

Arthur was an officer of the reserve at the time of the outbreak of war. Mobilised on 1 August 1914, Arthur saw actio…

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26 April 1916: 137/15564  Luit. Arthur Pierre Joseph Ghisain Lupsin

26 April 1916: 137/15564 Luit. Arthur Pierre Joseph Ghisain Lups…

26 Apr 1916

Born at Furfooz, Namur on 14 September 1890, Arthur was an officer of the reserve at the time of the outbreak of war. M…

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