Search results for Mouquet Farm.

31 August 1916 : Pte Evan May


Evan's parents were Robert (a farm labourer) and Olive May.  At the 1881 Census Evan was the youngest of four children, the oldest two, age 15 and 12 were working in turn as a domestic servant and a ploughboy.  By the 1891 Census the older children had left home. Evan, not yet 11, was the middle son of  three, ages 14, 11 and 8 George, Evan, Wi…

29 August 1916 : Pte Albert Amos Howes


His parents were Arthur (who had emigrated from England in 1890) and Sarah Howes. Before the war Arthur was a machinist and lived with the family on Stuart Street, Granville.  Albert enlisted 11 May 1915 - he was 22.  On the morning of 29 August 1916, the 13th (NSW) Battalion made an attack on Fabeck Graben and Mouquet Farm, known by the men…

7 June 1917 : L Cpl Fred Latham MM


  At the 1901 Census, 2 year old Fred was living at Knowles Farm, Roby Mill along with his 32 year old father Frederick, his 67 year old uncle Abraham, a 25 year old cousin Sarah Cliff (a housemaid) and his 72 year old grandmother Alice. His mother Ellen had died in November 1900. His father remarried in 1904 and Fred gained a brother and two sist…