19 October 1917 : Gnr. Henry Clark, 50th Bde, Royal Field Artillery

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…

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26 October 1917 : Pte George Towler

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…

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21 October 1917 : Pte Friend Whitwam

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…

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9 November 1917 : Pte John Wood

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…

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10 November 1917 : Theodor Schwarzmuller

10 November 1917 : Theodor Schwarzmuller

10 Nov 1917

A book-keeper before the war, Theodor was called into service in the Autumn of 1914 and saw frontline service as from …

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12 November 1917 : Vormeister August Ölz

12 November 1917 : Vormeister August Ölz

12 Nov 1917

Called into service in mid-1915, August was, after a spell in Serbia, destined to spend the remainder of his war as pa…

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15 November 1917 Oswald Chambers, Christian Minister and Teacher

15 November 1917 Oswald Chambers, Christian Minister and Teacher

15 Nov 1917

The infant Oswald moved from Aberdeen with his father Rev. Clarence Chambers, a Kent born baptist minister (without ch…

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16 November 1917 : Pte Joseph Williams

16 November 1917 : Pte Joseph Williams

16 Nov 1917

Joseph was a carter employed by Barnoldswick Council prior to enlistment. He was conscripted into service at Halifax…

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17 November 1919 : Lieutenant Roland MacGray

17 November 1919 : Lieutenant Roland MacGray

17 Nov 1917

Roland MacGray was a West Point graduate of the Class of 1918. After training at Fort Sill, Camp Funston and Camp Ta…

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19 November 1917 : Sgt James William Blake

19 November 1917 : Sgt James William Blake

19 Nov 1917

Of 1 King Street, Burnley, James enlisted into the 5th Bn East Lancs (Regtl. Number 2991) on 15 October 1914. A book-…

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20 November 1917 : Pte Stephen Carroll

20 November 1917 : Pte Stephen Carroll

20 Nov 1917

The son of Luke Carroll (a brick maker) and Amelia Ann (née Walsh).  Stephen enlisted into the Special Reserve on 20 …

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21 November 1917 : Pte George Wilson

21 November 1917 : Pte George Wilson

21 Nov 1917

George worked on his father's dairy farm at Bank House, Steeton before the war.  He enlisted into the West Riding Ter…

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