October 7, 2016

Lance Corporal LEIGH RICHMOND ROOSE, MM – kia 7 October 1916

Lance Corporal LEIGH RICHMOND ROOSE, MM Service No:                         PS/10898 Age:                                       38 Regiment/Service:          9th Royal Fusiliers Memorial:                           THIEPVAL MEMORIAL   Roose was born in Holt, near Wrexham […]
October 6, 2016

Lance Corporal ALFRED FRANK GRATTON – died 6 October 1916, one of 4 brothers to die in the war

Lance Corporal ALFRED FRANK GRATTON, Service No:                                         3/6619 Age:                                                       22 Regiment/Service:                          2nd Devonshire Regiment Cemetery:                                          PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE I. G. 11.   Private THOMAS JOHN […]
October 5, 2016

Private MARTIN FENLON – died 5 October 1916 aged 62 on active service

Private MARTIN FENLON Service No:                                         G/196 Age:                                                       62 Regiment/Service:                          1st Garrison Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers Memorial:                                           KIRKEE 1914-1918 MEMORIAL   Formerly he was with the Royal […]
October 4, 2016

Major Henry Kelly VC, MC & Bar – VC won 4 October 1916

  Major Henry Kelly VC, MC & Bar was born on 10 July 1887 in Collyhurst, Manchester. He was a temporary 2nd Lieutenant in the 10th […]