1918

1918 Timeline

Booth, Alfred

Alfred Booth, Private 400155, 796th Area Employment Company Labour Corps, formerly 5083, Army Cyclist Corps and 12872, Cheshire Regiment. Died of pneumonia 2nd January 1918 in France, aged 30 … Continue reading

Ashley, John C

John Clough Ashley, Driver 735778, “B” Bty, 250th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery Killed in action 3rd January 1918 in Belgium, aged 21 … Continue reading

Wheelton, Fred

Fred Wheelton, Able Seaman R/4422, Hood Bn. R.N. Div., Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Died of wounds 3rd January 1918 in France, aged 34 … Continue reading

Barton, Alfred

Alfred Barton, Corporal TR3/74922, 51st Graduated Bn, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Died 7th January 1918 in Macclesfield Infirmary, aged 33 … Continue reading

Collier, William H

William Harold Collier, Rifleman 242690, 2nd/5th Bn, South Lancashire Regiment (attd. Base Supply Depot, Army Service Corps) Died of wounds 15th January 1918 in France, aged 24 … Continue reading

Herity, Frank

Francis (Frank) Herity, Private 53041, 14th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action 21st March 1918 in France, aged 19 … Continue reading

Brindley, Albert

Albert Brindley, Private 238776, Herefordshire Regiment, attached to 1/4th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry Killed in action 26th March 1918, aged 37 … Continue reading

Findlow, John

John Findlow, Private R/367253, 62nd Re-mount Sqdn., Army Service Corps Died 16th April 1918 in York Military Hospital, England, aged 41 … Continue reading

Colclough, James

James Colclough, Private 37114, 1/4th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry Killed in action 9th April 1918 in Palestine, aged 19 … Continue reading

Bailey, Arthur

Arthur Bailey, Private 53770, 2nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment Killed in action 24th April 1918 in the Somme, France, aged 34 … Continue reading

Desborough, Harry

Harry Desborough, Private 60227, Machine Gun Corps, formerly 45580, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 24th October 1918 in France, aged 29 years … Continue reading

Wiggin, Sarah A

Sarah Ann Wiggin, Red Cross (Joint War Committee) Nurse Died of pneumonia 2 November 1918 at Moor Park Military Hospital, Preston, aged 30 … Continue reading