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15 October 1914 : Pte Arthur William Heptinstall

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Parents James (a joiner) and Ann Heptinstall. Arthur was the seventh of their children born between 1864 and 1878.  Arthur enlisted in Bradford on 10 November 1899, joining 2nd Bn Royal Scots (Infantry). He was 21. He served in South Africa from 1900 to 1902 and in India from 1902 to 1907, where he became a qualified telegraphist. He extended his …


26 December 1914 : Capt Malcolm Arthur Russell Bell F.F., I.A.

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Eldest son of the late Mr Russell Bell (died 1904), advocate, sheriff-substitute of Stirlingshire, and the late Mrs Sabina Bell (nee Radford), of The Close, Salisbury, Educated at St Salvator’s; St.Andrews; Fettes College, and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst; gazetted 2nd Lieut. King’s Own Scottish Borderers, 20 Jan 1900. Promoted Lieut.18…


18 February 1917 : Pte. John Jackson, 9th Bn. Suffolk Regt.

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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 Somme befor…