22 November 1917 : Pte Alexander McNab

22 November 1917 : Pte Alexander McNab

22 Nov 1917

His parents were Alexander (a blacksmith from Argylshire) and Janet (née Wardrop and from Stirlingshire) McNab. At …

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23 November 1917 : Pte Joseph Hoole

23 November 1917 : Pte Joseph Hoole

23 Nov 1917

His parents were Edward and Mary Ann (neé Hodson).  At the 1891 Census, age 2, Joseph ('Jos') lived at home (44 Bow L…

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24 November 1917 : Gefr Georg Adelsberger

24 November 1917 : Gefr Georg Adelsberger

24 Nov 1917

From Wartenberg, Saxony, Georg was a holder of the Iron Cross 2nd Class and had been wounded at least once during his …

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26 November 1917 : Unterjäger Bernard Halbeisen

26 November 1917 : Unterjäger Bernard Halbeisen

26 Nov 1917

Bernard was a builder before the war. He enlisted into the army in July 1914 and saw his first actions against the Rus…

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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 was the son of Thomas (a cotton mill engineer) and Ann (née Bielby). All the children become weavers, probably…

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4 December 1917: Pte Arthur Swain

4 December 1917: Pte Arthur Swain

04 Dec 1917

He was the only son of Henry Swain and Mary Ann (née Maden). Arthur's father  died in 1913.  Arthur was living at…

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5 December 1917: Private Lord Edward Seymour

5 December 1917: Private Lord Edward Seymour

05 Dec 1917

Edward's parents were Hugh de Grey Seymour Sixth Marquis of Hertford and Countess Mary Hood; he was their seventh chil…

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6 December 1917: Pte Walter Catlow

6 December 1917: Pte Walter Catlow

06 Dec 1917

The son of Jonathan and Mary Catlow (née Naylor). At the 1881 Census, age 15, Walter lived at home with his seven sibl…

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7 December 1917: Pte James Shuttleworth

7 December 1917: Pte James Shuttleworth

07 Dec 1917

James was born in Cowling, Yorkshire to parents John (a worsted weaver) and Ann. He was one of 13 children, 10 of whom…

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8 December 1917: Pte John Sugden

8 December 1917: Pte John Sugden

08 Dec 1917

His parents were William Sugden (linen draper) and Eleanor (née Booth)  The five children, two boys and three gi…

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