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26 January 1915: Pte Simeon Sharratt


Simeon was the son of Simeon (a felt hat maker) and Elizabeth Ann and they lived at 1 High Fields Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire. Simeon was one of six children.  At the 1901 Census he was at home with his parents and three siblings Elizabeth (10), Herbert (8) and William (1). At the 1911 Census he was at home, 47 John Street, Nuneaton with pare…

18 February 1917 : Pte. John Jackson


He was employed as a cotton weaver prior to the war, he was conscripted into service in 1916 and initially joined the East Lancashire Regiment (as 28410) in Preston before being transferred to the 11th Bn. Suffolk Regiment for active service. Serving on the Western front from mid-1916, John saw action in the latter stages of the Battle of the So…