20 January 1917 :  Pte Arthur Munro Harrison

20 January 1917 : Pte Arthur Munro Harrison

20 Jan 1917

His parents John William Harrison and Elizabeth lived at Ivy Cottage, Stoney Bank, Earby, nr Colne. Arthur became a we…

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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 (née Marden).   Age 2 at the 1891 Census, Charles, the 6…

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5 February 1917 : 2nd Lieut. John Stevenson

5 February 1917 : 2nd Lieut. John Stevenson

05 Feb 1917

John was the son of Surgeon General Henry Wickham Stevenson of Lorn House, Castletown, Isle of Man and Frances Clara (…

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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

He was the only son of Major Walter O’Meara of 11 Talgrath Rd, West Kensighton, former Barrister and mother Annie Mary…

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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 o…

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8 February 1917 :  2nd Lieut. William Farthing

8 February 1917 :  2nd Lieut. William Farthing

08 Feb 1917

Parents Frederick Farthing and Maud (née Gidley)  Williams was educated at Plymouth Grammar School. Age 18 William he…

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9 February 1917 : Pte Phinlo St. John Quirk

9 February 1917 : Pte Phinlo St. John Quirk

09 Feb 1917

Phinlo was the second son of Hugh Quirk (a master mariner and teacher of navigation) and his wife Anna (née Deadon) of…

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10 February 1917:  Pte Charles Edward Houldsworth

10 February 1917: Pte Charles Edward Houldsworth

10 Feb 1917

Charles was one of six children of Henry (a nail maker) and Ann Houldsworth.  Age 13 Charles was a spinner in a mill.…

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11 February 1917: Pte David Walling

11 February 1917: Pte David Walling

11 Feb 1917

He was one of six children. His father was a mason’s labourer, his older siblings weavers from leaving school. At the…

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12 February 1917: L/Cpl Robert Spencer

12 February 1917: L/Cpl Robert Spencer

12 Feb 1917

Robert was the eldest of five Peter and Martha Spencer. Before the war he was a warp dryer in a cotton mill. His fathe…

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18 February 1917 : Pte. John Jackson

18 February 1917 : Pte. John Jackson

18 Feb 1917

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

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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 six roomed…

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