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7 September 1916 : Gnr George Butt

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George, first born of Frederick (a railway signalman from Somerset) and Mary. By the 1911 Census, George, a farm labourer, his parents and five siblings, were living in Long Preston, Hawes.  The year before enlisting George's sister Elsie died of a short illness.  In January 1916 he went to Settle to enlist. He joined the Royal Horse Artillery…


28 September 1917 : Pte John Dinsdale

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From Garras Gayle, Hawes, Yorkshire, born around 1893. The son of stonemason, William and mother Ann (née Taylor).  John was their only child until as second boy was born in 1906.  John was a tailor's apprentice before the war. he enlisted in the Yorkshire Hussars (Alexandra, Princess' of Wales Own).  He was sent to France in July. Invalided…


10 May 1915 : George Bargh

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Parents Isaac Bargh and Helen (née Cumming). At the 1891 Census, George, age 1 was the youngest of Isaac and Hellen's five children: Hannah (11), Samuel (9), Ben (6) and Sibella (4). They lived at Proctor's Farm, Wray with Botton and two servants: a farm and general servant.  George was educated in Halifax and at Reading University. Before the …


22 May 1918: Gnr John Moore

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Growing up he and his brother Edward went on to help their father who was a Coal Merchant. By the 1911 Census parents Joseph and Elizabeth had eight children: Edward, Hilda, John, Mary Jane, Agnes, Joseph and Florence Marjorie. They lived at Lion House, Hawes.  With the outbreak of war John attempted to enlist immediately in August 1914 but was tu…


29 October 1914 : Fred Cockett

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Fred was son of Elizabeth Cockett and (it is presumed) Joseph Moore (they married in 1891). Frederick was the eldest brother of Gunner John Moore, who is also recorded on this site, who died from his wounds in 1918. In the 1891 Yorkshire Census, Fred, aged 4 years, was living with his grandparents, John and Mary Cockett (nee Constantine). John was…