16 May 1917 : Pte Tom Spencer

16 May 1917 : Pte Tom Spencer

16 May 1917

Tom was part of a large family, the sixth child of his father James (a farm bailiff) and his mother Kezia. According to …

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17 May 1917 :  Gnr Dennis Albert Holgate

17 May 1917 : Gnr Dennis Albert Holgate

17 May 1917

Son of Joseph Holgate (a limestone quarryman) from Yorkshire and Elizabeth. At the 1901 Census three-year-old Dennis …

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18 May 1917 : Richard John Grandin

18 May 1917 : Richard John Grandin

18 May 1917

Parents Elias Grandin and Louise (née Alix). Richard was educated first at Victoria College, Jersey and on the Tr…

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20 May 1917 :  Pte James Ewart

20 May 1917 : Pte James Ewart

20 May 1917

Parents John Ewes of 6 Romilly Road, Cardiff, a Jeweller’s Manager and Charlotte (née Ireland). One of four children,…

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21 May 1917 : Capt. John Wilson Tailford M.C.

21 May 1917 : Capt. John Wilson Tailford M.C.

21 May 1917

Parents Robert (a Tynemouth Engineer) and Sarah (née Wilson)  Age 8 in 1901 John was at home in North Shields. His mo…

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22 May 1917 Private Herbert Killian

22 May 1917 Private Herbert Killian

22 May 1917

Herbert Killian was born in Burnley in the second quarter of 1898. Age 13, in 1911, Herbert was employed in a nut and …

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23 May 1917: Sgt John Hudson

23 May 1917: Sgt John Hudson

23 May 1917

The son of Wilkinson (a dairy farmer) and Mary Hudson. At the 1901 census John was at home in Bradleys Both with his 7 …

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25 May 1917 : Pte Charles Henry Gill

25 May 1917 : Pte Charles Henry Gill

25 May 1917

Parents Amos (a warp dresser) and Annie. At the 1911 Census the family were living at 49 St John St, Silsden, nr Keighl…

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28 May 1917 :  Robert Hilary Lockhart Whitelaw

28 May 1917 : Robert Hilary Lockhart Whitelaw

28 May 1917

From Monkland, Nairn, the son of William and Gertrude Whitelaw, their home in 1901 was in Kensington. The Census that A…

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2 June 1917 : L/Cpl James McCoubrey

2 June 1917 : L/Cpl James McCoubrey

02 Jun 1917

Protestant parents James and Margaret McCoubrey At the 1901 Census James was at home with his parents and younger bro…

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3 June 1917: Lieutenant Leonard Davies

3 June 1917: Lieutenant Leonard Davies

03 Jun 1917

Parents, the Reverend Owen Davies of Newly and Alice (née Hollingdrake) One of ten children. At the 1891 Census, the p…

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5 June 1917 : Gunner Herbert Howard Gandy

5 June 1917 : Gunner Herbert Howard Gandy

05 Jun 1917

Son of John Ripley of Hove and Agnes Elizabeth (née Page) of Brighton. At the 1891 Census the 8 month old Herbert was a…

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