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…
31 October 1916 : Sgt James Sandeman Cunningham
31 Oct 1916
James Cunningham emigrated to Canada, where he was employed as a chartered accountant in Montréal at the time of the o…
5 November 1916 : Pte Charles Illingworth
05 Nov 1916
Charles Wilton Illingworth, the son of Andrew, a fine cloth drawer and Sarah was christened on Christmas Day at South …
14 November 1916 : Pte Arthur Sharples
14 Nov 1916
His parents were William Sharples (an assistant newspaper printer) and Lucy Jane (née Pomroy).
Age 4 at the 1901 Cen…
25 November 1916 : Pte Thomas Dawson
25 Nov 1916
Thomas's father Michael was a coal miner. As the children got older they too found work in the mine, which is where…