25 January 1916: 2nd Lieut Charles Percival Mattey

25 January 1916: 2nd Lieut Charles Percival Mattey

25 Jan 1917

His parents were George Mattey (farmer) and Elizabeth Mattey (nee Marden).   Age 2 at the 1891 Census Charles, the 6th …

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5 February 1917 : 2nd Lieut John Huntley Wickham Stevenson

5 February 1917 : 2nd Lieut John Huntley Wickham Stevenson

05 Feb 1917

Son of Surgeon General Henry Wickham Stevenson of Lorn House, Castletown, Isle of Man and Frances Clara (nee Skrine). …

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6 February 1917 : 2nd Lieut (Res) Leon Alfred O’Meara

6 February 1917 : 2nd Lieut (Res) Leon Alfred O’Meara

06 Feb 1917

Only son of Major Walter O’Meara of 11 Talgrath Rd, West Kensighton, former Barrister and mother Annie Mary (née Mackinn…

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7 February 1917 :  Pte Eustace Delano Fishbourne

7 February 1917 : Pte Eustace Delano Fishbourne

07 Feb 1917

Only son of Lieut-Col Joseph Fishbourne RAMC, a retired doctor (born in Ireland) and of Edith (née Brind) Fishbourne of …

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8 February 1917 :  2nd Lieut Wiliam Edgard Farthing

8 February 1917 :  2nd Lieut Wiliam Edgard Farthing

08 Feb 1917

Parents Frederick Farthing and Maud (née Gidley)  Educated at Plymouth Grammar School, age 18 William had a job as a ra…

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9 February 1917 : Pte Phinlo St. John Quirk

9 February 1917 : Pte Phinlo St. John Quirk

09 Feb 1917

Third son of Hugh Quirk (a master mariner and teacher of navigation) and his wife Anna (née Deadon) of The Hill, Armagh.…

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10 February 1917:  Pte Charles Edward Houldsworth

10 February 1917: Pte Charles Edward Houldsworth

10 Feb 1917

Age 13 Charles was a spinner in a mill. A slight man, a fitter before the war, 5ft 5/2 and weighing only 129 lbs (9 sto…

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11 February 1917: Pte David Walling

11 February 1917: Pte David Walling

11 Feb 1917

His father was a mason’s labourer, his older siblings weavers from leaving school. At the 1911 the Walling family con…

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12 February 1917: Pte Robert Spencer

12 February 1917: Pte Robert Spencer

12 Feb 1917

Robert was the eldest of five. Before the war he was a warp dryer in a cotton mill. His father Peter was a 'stationary e…

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18 February 1917 : Pte. John Jackson, 9th Bn. Suffolk Regt.

18 February 1917 : Pte. John Jackson, 9th Bn. Suffolk Regt.

18 Feb 1917

Employed as a cotton weaver prior to the war, he was conscripted into service in 1916 and initially joined the East Lanc…

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9 March 1917: Pte Edmund Hewitt

9 March 1917: Pte Edmund Hewitt

09 Mar 1917

At the 1911 Census Edmund was one of six children, including parents and a border, living across a combined 6 roomed dwe…

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17 March 1917 : Corpl Malcolm McNiven Gilchrist

17 March 1917 : Corpl Malcolm McNiven Gilchrist

17 Mar 1917

Son of the late Archibald Gilchrist and his wife Catherine (née McNiven) of 1 Whitefield Avenue, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire…

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