1916

1916 Timeline

Jones, Edward

Edward Jones, Private PLY/878S, 2nd R.M. Bn., R.N. Div. Royal Marine Light Infantry Killed in action 6th January 1916 at Gallipoli, Turkey, aged 22 … Continue reading

Bygone news: 12 Feb 1916 – The Macclesfield Courier

News from the Macclesfield Courier of 12th February 1916. Commercial Classes for Women – Opening of new Gas Plant – Macclesfield man’s success in Australia – Our Soldiers in Bedford – Cheshire Prisoners of War

Mason, John

John Charles Mason, Private 10514, 8th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 9th April 1916 in Mesopotamia (Iraq), aged 35 … Continue reading

Bailey, James

James Bailey, Sergeant 11039, 8th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 13th April 1916 in Mesopotamia (Iraq), aged 39 … Continue reading

Bygone news: 15 Apr 1916 – The Macclesfield Courier

News from the Macclesfield Courier of 15th April 1916. Licensee and customer fined – Local trade dispute – Call to Youths of 18 – Wounded soldiers entertained – Hurdsfield House Hospital – Macclesfield Football Club’s Closure

Slack, Thomas

Thomas Slack, Private 11179, 8th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 17th April 1916 in Mesopotamia (Iraq), aged 29 … Continue reading

Wetton, James A

James Allan Wetton, Sapper 1765, 2/3rd North Midland Field Coy, Royal Engineers Died of pneumonia 17th April 1916 in Macclesfield Infirmary, aged 22 … Continue reading

Nisbett, James

James Nisbett, Private 1252, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment Died of enteric fever 30th April 1916 in Mesopotamia (Iraq), aged 25 … Continue reading

Bygone news: 13 May 1916 – The Macclesfield Courier

News from the Macclesfield Courier of 13th May 1916. Escaped from Handforth – Last Groups Called Up – New Duty Imposed on Firms – Rural District Tribunal: Cheshire Wives Very Disappointing – Local Tribunal – Employment of Women in Agriculture – Macclesfield Football Club’s Liabilities

Widdows, James

James Widdows, Private 14705, 17th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers Killed in action 13th June 1916 in France & Flanders, aged 34 years … Continue reading

Gee, Thomas

Thomas Gee, Gunner L/3434, “B” Bty. 66th Bde, Royal Field Artillery Died 27th June 1916 in Mesopotamia (Iraq), aged 38 … Continue reading

Bulger, John W

John William Bulger/Boulger, Private 1988, 7th attached 5th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 1st July 1916 in Somme, France … Continue reading

Mellor, Roy

Roy Mellor, Lieutenant, 22nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment Killed in action 1st July 1916 in Somme, France, aged 21 … Continue reading

Yates, Arthur G V

Arthur Gerald Vavasour Yates, 2nd Lieutenant, 1/16th Battalion, London Regiment (Queen’s Westminster Rifles) Killed in action 1st July 1916 in Somme, France, aged 29 … Continue reading

Parr, Charles

Charles Parr, Lance Sergeant 14530, 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 4th July 1916 in Somme, France, aged 35 … Continue reading

Cooper, James E

James Ezekiel Cooper, Private 15306, 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment Killed in action 10th July 1916 in the Somme, France, aged 37 … Continue reading

Miller, Philip

Philip Miller/Millar, L/Cpl 8776, 7th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry Died of wounds 12th July 1916 in the Somme, France, aged 25 … Continue reading

Potts, Joseph

Joseph Potts, Private 3519, C Coy., 2/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died 19th July 1916, Southill Park, Bedfordshire, England, aged 18 … Continue reading

Chadwick, Henry

Henry Chadwick, Private 10478, Depot Battalion, Cheshire Regiment attd. 3rd South Lancs Died of pneumonia 22nd July 1916 at Crosby, Lancashire, aged 52 … Continue reading

Clowes, James

James Clowes, Private 11509, 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment Killed in action 23rd July 1916 in the Somme, France, aged 37 … Continue reading

Lovett, George

George Lovett/Lovatt, L/Cpl 21735, 23rd Battalion, Manchester Regiment Killed in action 25th July 1916 in the Somme, France, aged 23 … Continue reading

Smith, Alfred

Alfred Smith, Private 30644, 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 30th July 1916 in the Somme, France, aged 33 … Continue reading

Bailey, Alfred

Alfred Bailey, Private T/3329, 1/6th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 2nd August 1916 in the Somme, France, aged 26 … Continue reading

Johnson, James

James Johnson, Private 33379, 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 9th August 1916 in Somme, France, aged 23 … Continue reading

Bailey, Charles

Charles Bailey, Private 357297, 1/10th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment Killed in action 16th August 1916 in the Somme, France, aged 22 … Continue reading

Keogh, Thomas

Thomas Keogh, L/Cpl 12903, 10th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 17th August 1916 at Stourbridge, Worcestershire, aged 26 … Continue reading

Shepherd, Frank

Frank Shepherd, Rifleman B/2905, C Company, 7th Battalion, Rifle Brigade Killed in action 25th August 1916 in the Somme, France, aged 23 … Continue reading

Cundiff, Harry

Harry Cundiff, Private 34678, 8th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of dysentery 26th August 1916 in No 3 British General Hospital, Basra, aged 22 … Continue reading

Moore, James

James Moore, Private 15344, 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment Killed in action 29th August 1916 in the Somme, France, aged 31 … Continue reading

Barratt, Cyril H

Cyril Harold Barratt, Gunner 108725, V.3. Trench Bty. 21st Bde, Royal Field Artillery Died 4th September 1916 in Somme, France, aged 22 … Continue reading

Tatton, Albert

Albert Tatton, Private 27720, 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment Died of wounds 7th September 1916 in Somme, France, aged 34 … Continue reading

Norton, Robert

Robert Norton, Sgt 23777, 3rd Battalion, Manchester Regiment Died 7th October 1916 at the 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester, aged 56 … Continue reading

Davies, Ernest

Ernest Davies, Acting Sgt 14613, 13th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 10th October 1916 in Somme, France, aged 19 … Continue reading

Birtles, Sam

Sam Birtles, Private 6407, 1/8th Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Killed in action 22nd October 1916 in Belgium, aged 27 … Continue reading

Wardle, Eldred

Eldred Wardle, Private 31675, 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment Died of wounds 12th November 1916 in Pas de Calais, France … Continue reading

Moss, Dennis

Dennis Moss, Private 26315, 7th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry Died 13th November 1916 in Somme, France … Continue reading

Rose, Thomas F

Thomas Frederick Rose, L/Cpl 31761, 7th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment Killed in action 14th November 1916 in Somme, France, aged 23 … Continue reading

Brocklehurst, Charles

Charles Brocklehurst, Private 3881, ‘C’ Coy. 1st Bn attd 12th T.M. Bty, King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regt) Died 17th December 1916 in Somme, France, aged 44 … Continue reading