6 October 1917 : Pte Harold Rowley
06 Oct 1917
Parents John and Sarah (née Owen).
At the 1901 Census, age 6, Harold lived with his two older siblings Louie and Owe…
7 October 1914 : Capt Marcel Rigault
07 Oct 1917
Marcel enlisted voluntarily into the 99e R.I. on 10th October 1906.
Promoted to Sergeant by the summer of 1907, he en…
8 October 1915 : Pte Robert H Reeves, 15 years old
08 Oct 1917
Robert's father Edward, had been a rage warehouseman at the 1901 Census and was a general labourer at the time of the …
9 October 1917 : Sgt Edgar Salmon
09 Oct 1917
Edgar was educated at St Mary Magdalene's School in the town before going on to study art at Burnley Technical College…
10 October 1916 : Pte Beaumont Wood
10 Oct 1917
At the 1891 Census, age 3 Beaumont was the youngest of five children to his father a 'wood sawyer' and mother Elizabet…
12 October 1917 : Pte Arthur Amos Hardisty
12 Oct 1917
Arthur was an apprentice printer and then a stationer in Barnoldswick. His mother died in 1891. in 1896 he married Oli…
13 October 1917 : Pte Clifford Haley
13 Oct 1917
His was the fifth child of Charles Haley (a leather currier) and Nancy (née) Wright.
After attending St Saviour's Bo…
14 October 1917 : Private William Haldenby
14 Oct 1917
William would have expected to be safe when, on 14 October 1917 he was returning to Dulwich Camp, near Elverdinghe aft…
19 October 1917 : Gnr. Henry Clark, 50th Bde, Royal Field Artille…
19 Oct 1917
Henry was a weaver at Queensgate Mill, Burnley prior to enlistment.
He enlisted into the RFA in Blackburn on 22nd Octob…
26 October 1917 : Pte George Towler
26 Oct 1917
The son of John (farmer) and Rose (née Thwaite) their fourth child of seven.
Age 20 at the 1911 Census George was w…
21 October 1917 : Pte Friend Whitwam
26 Oct 1917
Zachariah Friend was a card dealer at a woollen mill. Friend was baptised 25 April 1877.
Friend had two sisters, Cla…
9 November 1917 : Pte John Wood
09 Nov 1917
His father John Wood was a pit-worker and his mother Betsy a cotton weaver.
In 1901, John, age 10, lived with his fo…