1915

1915 Timeline

Gee, Harry

Harry Gee, Private 8021, 2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 7th February 1915 in Ypres, Belgium, aged 27 … Continue reading

Allman, George

George Allman, Private 10521, 1st Battalion Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 10th February 1915 near Dranoutre, Belgium, aged 20 … Continue reading

Pickford, Lionel

Lionel Pickford, Private 7607, A Coy 2nd Battalion Manchester Regiment Killed in action 7th March 1915 near Wulverghem, Belgium, aged 33 … Continue reading

Adkinson, Harry

Harry Adkinson, Private 486, ‘D’ Coy 1/5th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 19th March 1915 at Bailleul, France, aged 27 … Continue reading

Dale, Silvester

Silvester/Samuel Dale, Private 308, Plymouth Battalion RN Division, RMLI Killed in action 3rd May 1915 in the Dardanelles, aged 19 … Continue reading

Whitmore, Arthur

Arthur Whitmore, Private PO/16312, Portsmouth Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry Killed in action 6th May 1915 at Gallipoli, aged 21 … Continue reading

Hall, William

William Hall, Rifleman 5312, 2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade Killed in action 9th May 1915 near Neuve Chapelle, France, aged 19 … Continue reading

Luttman, Fred

Fred Luttman, Private 22075, A Coy 10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry Killed in action 21st May 1915 near Festubert, aged 27 … Continue reading

Wyatt, Fred W.

Fred William Wyatt, Private 1291, 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers Killed in action 25th May 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 25 … Continue reading

Fox, Joseph

Joseph Fox, Private 2361, 1/5th Battalion, Manchester Regiment Killed in action 28th May 1915 at Gallipoli, aged 22 … Continue reading

Dean, Peter

Peter Dean, Private 10325, 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 1st June 1915 at Ypres, Belgium, aged 19 … Continue reading

Helm, Frank

Frank Helm, 2nd Lt, 8th Battalion, Manchester Regiment Killed in action 4th June 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 34 … Continue reading

Trueman, Stanley

Stanley Trueman, Private 1670, “B” Coy. 1/6th Battalion, Manchester Regiment Killed in action 4th June 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 19 … Continue reading

Higgins, Harold W

Harold Williamson Higgins, Private 2460, “D” Coy. 1/6th Battalion, Manchester Regiment Died 6th June 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 21 … Continue reading

Green, Sydney M R

Sydney Mervin Reginald Green, Drummer 1579, “C” Coy. 7th Battalion attached 5th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 11th June 1915 in Belgium, aged 17 … Continue reading

Axson, Joseph

Joseph Axson/Axon, Private 17882, 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 14th June 1915 near Ypres, Belgium, aged 32 … Continue reading

Clancy, Victor C

Victor Clarence Clancy, Private 499, 9th Battalion Australian Infantry Killed in action 28th June 1915 at Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, aged 20 … Continue reading

Green, Thomas

Thomas Green, Private 1821, D Coy. 1/7th attached 1/5th Battalion Cheshire Regiment Died 11th July 1915 in Belgium, aged 19 … Continue reading

Bygone news: 24 July 1915 – Our Boys For The Front

News from the Macclesfield Courier and Herald of Saturday 24th July 1915. Our Boys For The Front – 256 names and addresses of 1/7th Cheshire Regiment men who left last week for service overseas – letter from ‘A Macclesfield Woman’ denouncing Macclesfield Corporation’s … Continue reading

Johnson, James F

James Frederick Johnson, Company Sgt Major 6939, “D” Coy. 9th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps Died 30th July 1915 in Belgium, aged 27 … Continue reading

Gannon, George

George Gannon, Private 2171 (later 290424), 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 9th August 1915 at Gallipoli, aged 20 … Continue reading

Sutton, Joseph

Joseph Sutton, Private 1589, D Coy. 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 9th August 1915 in Gallipoli, aged 21 … Continue reading

Bradley, John

John Bradley, Private 3337, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 10th August 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 32 … Continue reading

Dale, John H

John Henry Dale, Private 2074, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 10th August 1915 in Gallipoli, aged 26 … Continue reading

Hunt, Samuel

Samuel Hunt, Private 947, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 10th August 1915 in Gallipoli, aged 26 … Continue reading

Gilday, James

James Gilday, Private 206, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 13th August 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 29 … Continue reading

7th Cheshire Regiment War Diary: 14 Aug 1915

    In trenches. Brig.Gen COWANS & Lt.Col. FULLER in 1/7 Ches. fire trench. Lt.Col. BACKHOUSE assumed temp. command 159 Infantry Bde vice Brig.Gen. COWANS wounded. Major T.V.C. THISTLETHWAITE appointed to 1/4 Welsh Regt, with command Major W.P. READE assumed … Continue reading

Parr, Allen

Allen Parr, Private 16243, 6th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers Killed in action 15th August 1915 at Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 27 … Continue reading

Smallwood, John

John Smallwood, Private 2116, D Coy. 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 17th August 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 20 … Continue reading

Gibbon, Sydney

Sydney Gibbon, Private 2579, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 18th August 1915 at Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 22 … Continue reading

Nield, Harry

Harry Nield, L/Cpl 1759, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 18th August 1915 at sea off Gallipoli, aged 19 … Continue reading

Mellor, George

George Mellor, Private 2100, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 20th August 1915 at sea off Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 18 … Continue reading

Wardle, George

George Wardle, Private 1539, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 25th August 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 21 … Continue reading

Bayley, James E

James Edward Bayley/Bailey, Private 2850, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 27th August 1915 at sea off Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 16 … Continue reading

Cooke, William

William Cooke, Private 2487, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 3rd September 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 21 … Continue reading

Warren, Harold

Harold Warren, Private 2382, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 3rd September 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 24 … Continue reading

Walton, Francis

Francis Walton, Private 2331, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 5th September 1915 in Devonport, England, aged 20 … Continue reading

Nunn, Bert

Bert Nunn, Private 2338, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds on 9th September 1915 at sea near Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 23 … Continue reading

Wardle, George

George Wardle, Corporal 1479, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 11th September 1915 at Netley Hospital, Southampton, aged 21 … Continue reading

Rydings, Harold G

Harold George Rydings, Private 2658, 7th Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers Died 12th September 1915 at Queen Alexandra Military Hospital, Portsmouth, aged 23 … Continue reading

Camm, Ernest

Ernest Camm, Private 1874, “A” Coy, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 16th September 1915 at Devonport Military Hospital, Plymouth, aged 19 … Continue reading

Turner, John

John Turner, Private 12869, 9th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 19th September 1915 at Merville, France, aged 21 … Continue reading

Birch, Albert

Albert Birch, Corporal 14638, 9th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 22nd September 1915 at Festubert, France, aged 23 … Continue reading

Dean, Fred

Fred Dean, L/Cpl 14635, 8th Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers Killed in action 25th September 1915 in France, aged 27 … Continue reading

Smale, Leslie C

Leslie Crozier Smale, Private 14767, 5th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry Died on or after 25th September 1915 in Belgium, aged 19 … Continue reading

Woodhouse, Walter

Walter Woodhouse, Private 3407, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died on hospital ship Grantully Castle 1st October 1915 near Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 18 … Continue reading

Nadin, Harry

Harry Nadin/Naden, Private 25656, 2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 3rd October 1915 near Loos, France, aged 19 … Continue reading

Conder, George W

George William Conder, L/Cpl  2006, 1/6th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own) Killed in action 11th October 1915 in Belgium, aged 37 … Continue reading

Chapman, James A

James Albert Chapman, Private 1823, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 18th October 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 20 … Continue reading

Bancroft, Walter

Walter Bancroft, Private 21213, “A” Coy. 1st Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers Killed in action 20th October 1915 in Suvla, Gallipoli, aged 18 … Continue reading

Dobson, Frank

Frank Dobson, Private 14526, A Coy, 10th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died 18th November 1915 at Ploegsteert, Belgium, aged 21 … Continue reading

Seel, Horace A

Horace Arthur Seel, 2nd Lt, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 7th December 1915 in Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 19 … Continue reading

Hanna, James A

James Alfred Hanna, Private 5682, 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers Died of wounds 16th December 1915 at the Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich, aged 23 … Continue reading

Boothby, Robert

Robert Boothby, Private 7511, 1st Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry Killed in action 19th December 1915 in Belgium, aged 31 … Continue reading

Whittaker, Walter W

Walter William Whittaker, Private 1819, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 20th December 1915 at sea in the Mediterranean, aged 18 … Continue reading