27 November 1916 : Pte Joshua J Mitchell

27 November 1916 : Pte Joshua J Mitchell

27 Nov 1916

Joshua was the youngest son of four surviving children. His father Arthur Mitchell was a rag trader, his mother was Su…

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15 December 1916: Pte Nicholas Mann

15 December 1916: Pte Nicholas Mann

15 Dec 1916

Nicholas was the son of a shoe maker and later cabinet maker, and former Colour Sergeant. He served in the South Afri…

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26 December 1916 : 2nd LT George Bemand

26 December 1916 : 2nd LT George Bemand

26 Dec 1916

George was the eldest of four children of Mary Ann Bemand (also known as ‘Minnie’ from Jamaica). It appears that the c…

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31 December 1916 : Staff Nurse Kate Rosina Sturt

31 December 1916 : Staff Nurse Kate Rosina Sturt

31 Dec 1916

Kate's parents were William Sturt (a retired Company Sergeant Major in the Royal Garrison Artillery) and Kate Jane Col…

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4 January 1917 : Captain Frederick Courtenay Selous

4 January 1917 : Captain Frederick Courtenay Selous

04 Jan 1917

He was the son of Frederick Lokes Selous and Ann Holgate Selous. Selous was a British explorer, officer, hunter, an…

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7 January 1917 : A/Sgt William Hoggard

7 January 1917 : A/Sgt William Hoggard

07 Jan 1917

His parents were William (a farm labourer) and Susannah (née Newlove) land they lived at 172 Ryecroft Street, Crowthor…

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8 January 1917: PTE James Tongue

8 January 1917: PTE James Tongue

08 Jan 1917

Pte 11850 J. Tongue of the 1st King's Liverpool Regiment was executed after a trial for desertion, the execution taking …

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9 January 1917 :  Major Henry Clifford

9 January 1917 : Major Henry Clifford

09 Jan 1917

He was the son of Henry James and Annie Frances (née Hilton-Green) of Frampton Court, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.  A…

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11 January 1917: Pte James Banks

11 January 1917: Pte James Banks

11 Jan 1917

His father was William and his mother, Elizabeth (née Thornberry).  James had five brothers and four sisters. Two b…

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13 January 1917: A/Cpl Francis Howard Bell

13 January 1917: A/Cpl Francis Howard Bell

13 Jan 1917

The son of Thomas Burice Bell (a commercial traveller selling rice and spices) and Elizabeth. At the 1901 Census youn…

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14 January 1917: 2nd Lieut. George Allan Exley

14 January 1917: 2nd Lieut. George Allan Exley

14 Jan 1917

He was the only son of John Exley of Farr Road, a pharmaceutical chemist, and his wife Mary Elizabeth. George was liv…

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19 June 1917 : L-Cpl Reginald John Coleman

19 June 1917 : L-Cpl Reginald John Coleman

19 Jan 1917

Parents William Coleman (an architect and building manager) and Rosena (née Jones) of The Poplars, Broadoak, Gloucesters…

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