7 June 1917 :  L Cpl Fred Latham MM

7 June 1917 : L Cpl Fred Latham MM

07 Jun 1917

At the 1901 Census, 2 year old Fred was living at Knowles Farm, Roby Mill along with his 32 year old father Frederick,…

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9 June 1917 : Major Chalkley Vivian Gould

9 June 1917 : Major Chalkley Vivian Gould

09 Jun 1917

Eldest son of Chalkley Gould (a photographer) and Ellen Matilda (née Vivian) and the great great grandson of Commodore P…

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13 June 1917 : Major Alfred Osborn Wraith

13 June 1917 : Major Alfred Osborn Wraith

13 Jun 1917

2nd son of George (Colliery Director, Weardale Steel, Coal and Coke Co. Ltd) and Fanny (née Osborn) Educated at North…

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15 June 1917 : Maurice Bousquet

15 June 1917 : Maurice Bousquet

15 Jun 1917

Maurice Bousquest completed his compulsory military service in October 1912 and returned to his civilian occupation of…

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17 June 1917 : Air Mechanic Frank Waddington

17 June 1917 : Air Mechanic Frank Waddington

17 Jun 1917

Parents Isabella Waddington and step-father Barker Greenwood. At the 1901 Census Frank, age 8, lived in Burnley with hi…

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18 June 1917 : Leonard Patrick Vernon M.C.

18 June 1917 : Leonard Patrick Vernon M.C.

18 Jun 1917

Parents Captain William Henry Vernon (a retired army officer and businessman) and Ireland born Elizabeth (née Sweeney)…

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19 June 1915 : Sgt Reginald Sydney Smith

19 June 1915 : Sgt Reginald Sydney Smith

19 Jun 1917

Reginald Smith saw previous service as a Lieutenant in the NSW Mounted Rifles during the Boer War. On returning to Au…

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20 June 1917: Cpl Harold Albert Bolton MM

20 June 1917: Cpl Harold Albert Bolton MM

20 Jun 1917

Harold Bolton's parents were Farris (a farmer of Irish origins and an MP in the Canadian House of Commons) and Elizabeth…

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21 June 1917 : Major Henry George Vergottini Adler

21 June 1917 : Major Henry George Vergottini Adler

21 Jun 1917

Parents Wilhelm Heinrich and Cecelia (née Virgottini) of Gloucester Crescent, London.  Educated at Army House, Neuenh…

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23 June 1917 : Pte Sidney Crossley

23 June 1917 : Pte Sidney Crossley

23 Jun 1917

Parents Herbert (a dock foreman working for a canal company) and Ellen (a cotton weaver). One of only two children at t…

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24 June 1917: Capt. William Parkinson Holt

24 June 1917: Capt. William Parkinson Holt

24 Jun 1917

Parents Richard (a surgeon) and Maggie (née Parkinson). One of three boys, at the 1901 Census the family  lived in a 14…

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26 June 1917 : Pte James F Croucher

26 June 1917 : Pte James F Croucher

26 Jun 1917

Son of James (a gold jeweller and journeyman) and Emily (née Ward). Educated at Page Green School. Age 15 at the 190…

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