July 1917

Worrall, John H.

John Henry Worrall, Private 13644, 6th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment Accidentally drowned 14th July 1917 in Mesopotamia (now Iraq), aged 21 … Continue reading

Clegg, James

James Clegg, Private 39272, 8th Royal Welsh Fusiliers Died of heatstroke 16th July 1917 in Mesopotamia (Iraq), aged 35 … Continue reading

Travis, Harold J

Harold Jardine Travis, Lance-Corporal 33031, 3rd Battalion, Cheshire Regt Died of illness 16th July 1917 in Wallasey, England, aged 21 … Continue reading

Welch, Joseph

Joseph Welch, Private 116334, 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (1st Central Ontario Regt) Died of wounds 17th July 1917 in France, aged 25 … Continue reading

Murray, Francis S W

Francis Samuel Wilkins Murray, Gunner 77394, “C” Bty. 71st Bde. Royal Field Artillery Killed in action 27th July 1917 near Ypres, Belgium, aged 22 … Continue reading

Passchendaele: 31 July to 10 November 1917

At least sixty Macclesfield men died in the Battle of Passchendaele, or Third Battle of Ypres, which took place between 31st July and 10th November 1917. Many more casualties came from the surrounding villages. Read about the Battle of Passchendaele on … Continue reading

Green, Joseph

Joseph Green, Private 244966, 1/4th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Killed in action 31st July 1917 in Belgium, aged 19 … Continue reading

Roome, Frank

Frank Roome, Private 49177, 17th Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Killed in action 31st July 1917 in Belgium, aged 29 … Continue reading

Scragg, Arthur L

Arthur Leonard Scragg, Lance-Corporal 55559, 10th Battalion, Welsh Regiment Killed in action 31st July 1917 near Ypres, Belgium, aged 31 … Continue reading

Steele, Joseph

Joseph Steele, Lance-Corporal 267379, 1/6th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders Killed in action 31st July 1917 near Ypres, Belgium, aged 23 … Continue reading