8 May 1917: Pte Arthur Chatterton
08 May 1917
Arthur was the son of Jabez, an agricultural labourer and Maria (née Brant) Chatteron. He was born into a family of bo…
12 May 1917 : Lieut. Philip Martin Blake Collcutt
12 May 1917
He was the youngest son of Thomas (President of the Royal Society of Architects) and Emily Collcutt.
At the 1881 and …
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 t…
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 …
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 …
19 May 1917 : American Nurses Helen Burnett and Edith Ayne
19 May 1917
On 19 May 1917 two American nurses Helen Burnett and Edith Ayne were killed. They were aboard the transport ship SS Mong…
20 May 1917 : Pte James Ewart
20 May 1917
His parents were John Ewes of 6 Romilly Road, Cardiff, a jeweller’s manager and Charlotte (née Ireland).
James was …
21 May 1917 : Capt. John Wilson Tailford M.C.
21 May 1917
His parents were Robert (a Tynemouth Engineer) and Sarah (née Wilson)
Age 8 in 1901 John was at home in North Shie…
22 May 1917 Pte Herbert Killian
22 May 1917
Age 13, in 1911, Herbert Killian (or variously Killiven or Killioen) was employed in a nut and bolts works. He lived w…
23 May 1917: Sgt John Hudson
23 May 1917
John was the son of Wilkinson (a dairy farmer) and Mary Hudson.
At the 1901 census John was at home in Bradleys Both …
25 May 1917 : Pte Charles Henry Gill
25 May 1917
His parents were Amos (a warp dresser) and Annie.
At the 1911 Census the family were living at 49 St John St, Silsden…
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…