25 October 1914 : Pte Charles Dixon
25 Oct 1914
Charles originally joined the Army in early 1904 and was a reservist still living in the town (37 Old Hall Street…
29 October 1914 : Pte John Bradley
29 Oct 1914
Living at 113 Sandygate, Burnley at the time of his re-enlistment in August 1914, John had originally seen boy service w…
29 October 1914 : Fred Cockett
29 Oct 1914
Fred was son of Elizabeth Cockett and (it is presumed) Joseph Moore (they married in 1891). Frederick was the eldest bro…
30 October 1914 : Sdt Claude Thomas Charrondiere
30 Oct 1914
Claude recalled reservist in August 1914, he initially re-joined his original unit (90e RI) before being transferred to …
3 November 1914: Pte Joshua Crossley
03 Nov 1914
Parents John (a farmer) and Mary.
At the 1911 Census Joshua, age 12, was at Cottams Grindleton, the family home with …
6 November 1914 Carl Hans Lody was shot as a spy on this day
06 Nov 1914
6 November 1914, broke cold, foggy and bleak, and at a very early hour Lody was brought from his cell, and the grim proc…
7 November 1914 : Sdt Claudius Descotes
07 Nov 1914
Joseph Claudius was living at 33, Quai du Bassin, Roanne, Loire at the time of his enlistment.
Due to embark on his c…
8 November 1914 : Sgt Martin Brennan
08 Nov 1914
Son of Martin and Elizabeth Brennan, he came from a large family.
Age 17 months in 1881 the infant Martin lived with h…
23 November 1914: Capt Kunwar Indrejit Singh
23 Nov 1914
Son of Raja Sir Harman Singh K.C.I.E. Prisicilla Golaknath. One of 11 children.
Educated at school in the Punjab, Indi…
13 December 1914: Cpl Jean Claud Corraud
13 Dec 1914
Jean Corraud was a member of the territorials at the time of the outbreak of war.
He transferred to the 168th Regim…
20 December 1914: 820 Marsouin Simon Chantelot
20 Dec 1914
Simon Chantelot had just begun his compulsory military service with the 6th Colonial Infantry at Lyon at the time of t…
21 December 1914 : A/Cpl Simon Bennett
21 Dec 1914
After a number of years as a coal miner, Simon Bennett had enlisted into the army in 1904. After spending most of his …