17 April 1917 : 1536 Sgt.Fourier Maurice Alphonse Laniel, 1er Régiment de Marche de Tirailleurs

17 April 1917 : 1536 Sgt.Fourier Maurice Alphonse Laniel, 1er Rég…

17 Apr 1917

Born at Tiranges, Haute-Loire on 2 August 1878, Maurice entered the army on 5 November 1899 and served for three years w…

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17 April 1917: Captain Reginald George Gregson-Ellis

17 April 1917: Captain Reginald George Gregson-Ellis

17 Apr 1917

Elder son of Clarke (Barrister) and Mildred (née Scholefield) Educated Horris Hell preparatory school and Eton College …

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20 April 1918: Lieut Juan Manuel Aldana

20 April 1918: Lieut Juan Manuel Aldana

20 Apr 1917

Son of Abelardo Aldan of Porthcawl, South Wales, Consul of Colombia, Chile, Venezuela and Ecaudor and Eliza (née Hallada…

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21 April 1917: Pte David John Rees

21 April 1917: Pte David John Rees

21 Apr 1917

Youngest son of Samuel Rees (a farmer in 1901 who died later that year) and Margaret (née Haries)  Educated Mydrim Coun…

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24 April 1917 : Pte George Kemp

24 April 1917 : Pte George Kemp

24 Apr 1917

Third son of Peter Kemp (a farm manager) and Isabella (née Sellar) and one of five boys and two girls.  George was Po…

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25 April 1917: GS/51615 Pte Edward Harwood, 13th Bn Royal Fusiliers

25 April 1917: GS/51615 Pte Edward Harwood, 13th Bn Royal Fusilie…

25 Apr 1917

Born in Blackburn, Lancashire in 1887, Edward was living at 25,Coultate Street in Burnley at the time of his enlistment.…

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27 April 1917: Pte James Wormwell

27 April 1917: Pte James Wormwell

27 Apr 1917

James was employed as a weaver at J J Duckworth & Co before joining the army in August 1914. At the 1901 Census he …

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29 April 1917 : 2nd Lieut. John Guy Campbell

29 April 1917 : 2nd Lieut. John Guy Campbell

29 Apr 1917

Only son of John (an accountant) and Agnes (née Guy) of 48 Granville Park, Blackheath. At the 1901 Census, John and his …

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3 May 1917 Lieutenant Robert Grierson Combe VC

3 May 1917 Lieutenant Robert Grierson Combe VC

03 May 1917

Robert was the youngest of six children of Presbyterian parents James and Elizabeth Combe. On 24 April 1906, Robert emi…

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Pte Peter Mahon, 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

Pte Peter Mahon, 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

07 May 1917

Peter Mahon’s family originated in Co. Roscommon in Ireland. His great-grandparents emigrated to Cheshire in the 1840’s …

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8 May 1917: Pte Arthur Chatterton

8 May 1917: Pte Arthur Chatterton

08 May 1917

Son of Jabez, an agricultural labourer and Maria (née Brant) Chatteron, born into a family of boys: Arthur had four olde…

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12 May 1917 : Lieut. Philip Martin Blake Collcutt

12 May 1917 : Lieut. Philip Martin Blake Collcutt

12 May 1917

Youngest son of Thomas (President of the Royal Society of Architects) and Emily Collcutt. At the 1881 and 1891 Census…

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