30 April 1915: Pte A H Smith

30 April 1915: Pte A H Smith

30 Apr 1915

A coal-carter with the Nelson Co-operative Society pre war (in the town where he lived:7, Cross Street), 21 year old Pte…

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2 May 1915 : James Reynolds

2 May 1915 : James Reynolds

02 May 1915

He was the eldest son of James Reynolds (a solicitor) and Annie Delesia (née Lowe) in a family of three.  In 1901, …

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4 May 1915: Capt Godfrey Henry Ermen

4 May 1915: Capt Godfrey Henry Ermen

04 May 1915

His father Francis Ermen was a cotton manufacturer born in Germany, died in 1896. His mother Johanna was also born in Ge…

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5 May 1915 : Pte Herbert M Wightwick

5 May 1915 : Pte Herbert M Wightwick

05 May 1915

Herbert emigrated to Canada where, at the time of the outbreak of war, he was employed as a clerk in Red Deer, Alberta…

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9 May 1915: Jacques Eugène Valfort

9 May 1915: Jacques Eugène Valfort

09 May 1915

Jacques was in preparation for his compulsory military service when war broke out in 1914. Called up into the 17th …

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10 May 1915 : George Bargh

10 May 1915 : George Bargh

10 May 1915

Parents Isaac Bargh and Helen (née Cumming). At the 1891 Census, George, age 1 was the youngest of Isaac and Hellen…

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11 May 1915: Captain George Clarence Gliddon

11 May 1915: Captain George Clarence Gliddon

11 May 1915

His parents were John Gliddon and Mary née (Baker) A graduate of St Thomas College and the University of Toronto wh…

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12 May 1915: Musk Josef Abberger

12 May 1915: Musk Josef Abberger

12 May 1915

Already a serving soldier at the outbreak of war, he transferred to the newly expanded Lehr Infantry Regiment at Potsd…

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22 May 1915: Sergt John Lawton, 170e Régiment d'Infanterie

22 May 1915: Sergt John Lawton, 170e Régiment d'Infanterie

22 May 1915

From Stockport, Cheshire, John was born (of English parentage) on 3 January 1887. A clerk in a hat factory in Stockport…

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24 May 1915: Harold Strachan Price

24 May 1915: Harold Strachan Price

24 May 1915

Son of Edward Price, the major forestry and paper company  in Canada) and Henrietta.  1891 age 9 Harold lived with …

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4 June 1915: Capt Henry Worthington Whalley

4 June 1915: Capt Henry Worthington Whalley

04 Jun 1915

His father was John James Whalley - a mill furnisher Henry was educated at Blackburn Grammar School, Holmwood Schoo…

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18 June 1915: L/Cpl. Charles Burrell

18 June 1915: L/Cpl. Charles Burrell

18 Jun 1915

He had served for seven years in the volunteers before the war and attained the rank of sergeant which facilitated his p…

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