2 September 1917 : Pte George Fieldhouse

2 September 1917 : Pte George Fieldhouse

02 Sep 1917

His parents were Charles (a foreman at a carpet works) and Elizabeth Fieldhouse. They lived at 21 Armitage St, Raventho…

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6 September 1917 : Pte Bertie Howroyd

6 September 1917 : Pte Bertie Howroyd

05 Sep 1917

Living with his parents, Ephraim and Ellen Howroyd at 93 Clarkson Street, Ravensthorpe, Bertie attended the Wesleyan C…

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10 September 1917 : Sgt Jules Tiberghien

10 September 1917 : Sgt Jules Tiberghien

09 Sep 1917

One of the three Tiberghien brothers to die in the Great War, Jules was born on 22 January 1892 and began his military s…

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11 September 1917 : Capt Georges Guynemer

11 September 1917 : Capt Georges Guynemer

11 Sep 1917

Georges Guynemer was one of the 'highest scoring' French aces of the First World War. Of slight build, Georges was init…

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14 September 1917 : Pte Robert Coates Walker

14 September 1917 : Pte Robert Coates Walker

14 Sep 1917

The youngest of five children born to Charles Walker an accountant and insurer. At the time of the 1911 Census the famil…

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19 September 1918 : Signaller John Ashworth

19 September 1918 : Signaller John Ashworth

19 Sep 1917

His parents were Joseph and Margaret Ashworth. At the 1901 Census the family comprised: sons Frank (4) and John (2) ar…

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24 September 1917 : Petty Officer (Acting) Tommy Egdell, DCM

24 September 1917 : Petty Officer (Acting) Tommy Egdell, DCM

24 Sep 1917

One of ten children, of Robert (a labourer) and Thomasina (née Blyth) five boys and five girls born between 1875 and 190…

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28 September 1917 : Pte John Dinsdale

28 September 1917 : Pte John Dinsdale

28 Sep 1917

From Garras Gayle, Hawes, Yorkshire, born around 1893. The son of stonemason, William and mother Ann (née Taylor).  J…

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1 October 1917 : Private Ernest Mackness

1 October 1917 : Private Ernest Mackness

01 Oct 1917

Ernest lost his life on 1 October 1917 not in combat, but in front of a firing squad. Mackness, a regular soldier age…

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2 October 1914 Sgt Claude Vialletelle

2 October 1914 Sgt Claude Vialletelle

02 Oct 1917

Claude was serving his compulsory military service at the time of the outbreak of war. In the first week of August, he…

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4 October 1918 Nurse Rosa Mary Rapp

4 October 1918 Nurse Rosa Mary Rapp

04 Oct 1917

Her parents were German born  Fridolin (Fred) and Mary Theresa. Rosa graduated from Louisville City Hospital, Kentuck…

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5 October 1916 Pte Nelson Pierce

5 October 1916 Pte Nelson Pierce

05 Oct 1917

Nelson was the youngest of the nine children born between 1877 and 1896 of Moses (a beekeeper) and Salome Pierce.  Ne…

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