27 August 1916 : L/Cpl. Frank Hall
27 Aug 1916
Frank was the 7th of 9 surviving children of parents Charles (an engineer traveller) and Eliza Ann (née Fox) who died in…
31 August 1916 : Pte Evan May
31 Aug 1916
Evan's parents were Robert (a farm labourer) and Olive May.
At the 1881 Census Evan was the youngest of four childre…
4 September 1916 : Pte Edgar William Burn
04 Sep 1916
Son of Roger (a tailor) and Georgina Burn.
Age 16 at the 1911 England Census, Edgar was a watchmaker and apprentice d…
5 September 1916 : Father and Son, Sgt George and Cpl Robert Lee…
05 Sep 1916
6029 Sergeant George Oliver Lee
'A' Battery 156th Bde Royal Field Artillery
Husband of Frances of 16 Telfourd …
5 September 1916 : Sgt George Lee
05 Sep 1916
His parents were Frederick and Anne (née Lister). George's mother died within 2 weeks of his birth. Brothers Alexander a…
7 September 1916 : Gnr George Butt
07 Sep 1916
George, first born of Frederick (a railway signalman from Somerset) and Mary.
By the 1911 Census, George, a farm labo…
12 September 1916 : Pte William Shaw
12 Sep 1916
William lived at 61 Finsley Gate in Burnley and was married to Catherine. They had no children.
He enlisted soon aft…
22 September 1916 : Capt James Knowles Bertram
22 Sep 1916
Parents, Scottish born Dr Thomas Bertram and New York born, Scottish, Jean (née Knowles). James was their only child. …
25 September 1916 : Capt. Herbert Meakin
25 Sep 1916
Herbert Percy Meakin was born in Poona, Maharashtra, India on 10 January 1891 the son of Henry George Meakin, a brewer, …
3 October 1916 : Pte John Hargreaves
03 Oct 1916
The son of John (a coal miner) and Mary.
John became a weaver and the family lived on Bivel Street, Burnley, Lancashir…
11 October 1916 : 2nd Lt William Robert McCann
11 Oct 1916
William Robert McCann was the son of Mr and Mrs James McCann of ‘Fernagh', Whiteabbey, County Antrim.
At the 1901 Ce…
16 October 1916 : Pte James Joynt MM
16 Oct 1916
James, the second child of William (an Irishman for Limerick) and Ellen (from Gosport) was born in Derby in January 18…