28 November 1917 : James Metcalfe

28 November 1917 : James Metcalfe

28 Nov 1917

Age 17 James emigrated to Masterston, New Zealand. At the outbreak of war in 1914 he was employed as a labourer in Wh…

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29 November 1917 : 2nd. Lieut. Hugh Hutchinson

29 November 1917 : 2nd. Lieut. Hugh Hutchinson

29 Nov 1917

Hugh was a Law Clerk in a solicitor's office of Smith's Dock and Co, the shipbuilders and repairers, in the Bull Ring,…

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30 November 1917 : L/Cpl William Dewhurst

30 November 1917 : L/Cpl William Dewhurst

30 Nov 1917

William Dewhurst was living at Barnoldswick, where he was employed as a weaver at the time of his enlistment. Enlisting …

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4 December 1917: Pte Arthur Swain, 13th Bn Essex Regiment

4 December 1917: Pte Arthur Swain, 13th Bn Essex Regiment

04 Dec 1917

Only son of Henry Swain and Mary Ann (née Maden). Arthur's father Henry Swain died in 1913.  Arthur was living at 20, N…

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5 December 1917: Private Lord Edward Seymour

5 December 1917: Private Lord Edward Seymour

05 Dec 1917

On 5 December 1917 Lord Edward Seymour (on the right in the photograph shown here) died of his wounds whilst serving as …

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6 December 1917: Pte Walter Catlow

6 December 1917: Pte Walter Catlow

06 Dec 1917

An employee of Messrs Eastwood Ltd, Carriage Proprietors in Burnley, Lancashire, Walter Catlow  He enlisted into the 8th…

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7 December 1917: Pte James Shuttleworth

7 December 1917: Pte James Shuttleworth

07 Dec 1917

James Shuttleworth was living in Skipton (where he was an employee at Belle Vue Mills) at the time of his enlistment. H…

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8 December 1917: Pte John William Sugden

8 December 1917: Pte John William Sugden

08 Dec 1917

John Sugden was employed in his father's successful family drapery business prior to his conscription into the army in M…

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9 December 1917: Pte James G. Churchill

9 December 1917: Pte James G. Churchill

09 Dec 1917

James, the son of William and Rosetta Ann Churchill. 11 Livonia St, London was born 11 April 1895. His mother died in 19…

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11 December 1917:  Pte William Robert Simons

11 December 1917: Pte William Robert Simons

11 Dec 1917

Moving to Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire, William was employed as a spinning overlooker and was a keen member of a local br…

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11 December 1917: Sgt Charles Peachey MM, 1/6th Bn Duke of Wellingtons (W Riding) Regt.

11 December 1917: Sgt Charles Peachey MM, 1/6th Bn Duke of Wellin…

11 Dec 1917

From Settle, Yorkshire, a veteran of the Battle of Aubers Ridge in 1915 and the Somme in 1916, Charles Peachey (by now m…

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12 December 1917: Pte Harry Vintner

12 December 1917: Pte Harry Vintner

12 Dec 1917

At the 1911 Census, Harry is given as a 'blacksmith on a washing machine shop'. At the time he was living with his 72 ye…

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