13 May 1918: Trumpeter Johnnie Whitaker

13 May 1918: Trumpeter Johnnie Whitaker

13 May 1918

His parents were Jonathan (a labourer from Holbeck) and Emily (a housekeeper from Ruthin, North Wales). Johnnie was t…

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15 May 1918: L.Sgt John Gregson

15 May 1918: L.Sgt John Gregson

15 May 1918

At the 1901 Census John, age 21 was living with his 21 year old wife Gertrude at 1 Hughes Street, Wrexham A decade lat…

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19 May 1918 : Pte Benjamin Jackson

19 May 1918 : Pte Benjamin Jackson

19 May 1918

His father was Andrew Jackson (a cotton weaver, and a British subject born on Rhode Island, US), his mother was Sarah …

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22 May 1918: Gnr John Moore

22 May 1918: Gnr John Moore

22 May 1918

Growing up he and his brother Edward went on to help their father who was a Coal Merchant. By the 1911 Census parents Jo…

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24 May 1918 : Lieut. Charles Edward Reynolds, Royal Air Force

24 May 1918 : Lieut. Charles Edward Reynolds, Royal Air Force

24 May 1918

2nd son of the late James (solicitor) and Annie (née Lowe) Age 5 at the 1901 Census, Charles was living at home with hi…

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26 May 1918: Pte William James Archbold

26 May 1918: Pte William James Archbold

26 May 1918

William, a farmer, enlisted, age 18 into the Australian Imperial Force on 21 February 1916 and embarked from Sydney (f…

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27 May 1918 : Pte George Leonard Collins

27 May 1918 : Pte George Leonard Collins

27 May 1918

His father James died in 1900, his mother Frances Sophia Collins was from Ireland, died in 1912. In 1966, I visited f…

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27 May 1918 Jäger Remo Denicolo, K.K. 2. Rgt. d. Tir. K.J.

27 May 1918 Jäger Remo Denicolo, K.K. 2. Rgt. d. Tir. K.J.

27 May 1918

Jäger was born at Castelnuovo, Trentino, Austria (now part of Italy) on 31 June 1897. He was a general labourer before t…

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30 May 1918 : Dvr. Francis Brunt

30 May 1918 : Dvr. Francis Brunt

30 May 1918

Francis Brunt was a hairdresser in business on Trafalgar Street, Burnely. He lived with his young family at 58 Nairne …

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31 May 1918 : Geoffrey Philip Ellis

31 May 1918 : Geoffrey Philip Ellis

31 May 1918

Youngest son of Robert (a railway booking clerk) and Violet Eliza (née Beck) of Bury Street, Lower Edmonton. At the 190…

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1 June 1918 : Captain Hewson Street MC & Bar

1 June 1918 : Captain Hewson Street MC & Bar

01 Jun 1918

His parents were George Street (the local blacksmith) and Eliza Dixon Street (née Thorpe)  Hewson was raised in Woodh…

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6 June 1918 : Sgt James Lucas

6 June 1918 : Sgt James Lucas

06 Jun 1918

James was a farmer from Reddington, Jackson County, Indiana He enlisted into the US Regular Army at Laredo, Texas on …

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