2 March 1916: Pte John Hardy Taylor

2 March 1916: Pte John Hardy Taylor

02 Mar 1916

His parents were Thomas (a general labourer) and Emma Taylor. At the 1901 Census, John (age 16) was a horse keeper. H…

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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 Beaum…

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19 March 1916: Pte Cecil Hugh Peckham

19 March 1916: Pte Cecil Hugh Peckham

19 Mar 1916

His parents were Joseph (a domestic gardener) and Florence. Age 5, at the 1901 Census. Cecil was living at home, at…

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6 April 1916 : Pte Frank Bird

6 April 1916 : Pte Frank Bird

06 Apr 1916

His parents were John (a colliery roadman underground) and Emily (née Thewils) of 29 Doncaster Road, Ardsley, nr Barns…

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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 olde…

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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 Fr…

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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 offic…

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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: 137/15564  Luit. Arthur Pierre Joseph Ghisain Lupsin

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

26 Apr 1916

Arthur was an officer of the reserve at the time of the outbreak of war. Luit. Luspin was mobilised on 1 August 1…

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29 May 1916 : Caporal Pierre Jean Victorin Viguier

29 May 1916 : Caporal Pierre Jean Victorin Viguier

29 May 1916

Pierre was a farmer before the war.  Pierre was called into service at Rodez in late August 1914 and first saw acti…

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22 June 1916 : 2nd Lieut. Trevor Allington Crosland

22 June 1916 : 2nd Lieut. Trevor Allington Crosland

22 Jun 1916

Youngest son of Thomas (a woollen cloth manufacturer) and Charlotte (née Sykes) Age 4 at the 1901 Census Trevor was liv…

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Two soldiers of the Great War remembered on a single headstone

Two soldiers of the Great War remembered on a single headstone

30 Jun 1916

La Clytte Military Cemetery is a concentration cemetery located eight kilometres to the south west of Ypres in the vil…

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