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002: Autumn 1981 (September)

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021: Winter 1987

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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…


24 February 1915 : Lieut. Colin Edward Cumming

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Parents Robert (Bank Manager) and Margaret (née Duff) at Stafford, one of six children.  Educated at Royal High School, Edinburgh and Edinburgh University. An active member of the OTC and commissioned in the RFA Reserve 16 Sept 1909. He gave this up to taken an engineering cadetship in the Transvall gold-mining industry. With the outbreak of war …


9 June 1917 : Major Chalkley Vivian Gould

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Eldest son of Chalkley Gould (a photographer) and Ellen Matilda (née Vivian) and the great great grandson of Commodore Pearce RN who served under Nelson. At the 1881 England Census, only 1, the Gould family lived in Loughton, Essex. Chalkley senior was a stationer and bookseller.  At the 1891 Census, Chalkley, aged 11, was now the eldest of 5 c…