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

Harrop, John E

John Edward Harrop, Rifleman 88564, 2nd/6th Bn. The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Killed in action 27th January 1918 in France, aged 37 … Continue reading

Millward, Lewis

Lewis Millward, Private M2/204315, Army Service Corps, attd. 24th Heavy Artillery Group Accidentally killed 17th February 1918 in Italy, aged 28 … Continue reading

Harding, George A

George Albert Harding, Able Seaman R/4438, Anson Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Killed in action 19th February 1918 in France, aged 28 … Continue reading

Carter, George A

George Alfred Carter, Lance Corporal 7094, “D” Coy. 5th Reserve Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers Died 9th March 1918 in Scarborough, aged 24 … Continue reading

Booth, Harry

Harry Booth, Private 291000, 1st/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 10th March 1918 in Palestine, aged 30 … Continue reading

Boyle, J E Percy

Joseph Edwin Percy Boyle, Private 35630, 111th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps Killed in action 21st March 1918 in France, aged 31 … 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

Piggott, George F

George Frederick Piggott, Lieutenant 202346, 5th Bn (attached 13th Bn) Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 23rd March 1918 in France, aged 25 … 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

Pack, John E

John Ernest Pack, Private 243862, “A” Coy, 1st/6th Bn. Cheshire Regiment Killed in action 28th March 1918 in France, aged 38 … Continue reading

Wilkinson, John

John Wilkinson, Private 26498, “A” Coy, 6th Bn. King’s Shropshire Light Infantry Killed in action 28th March 1918 in France, aged 23 … Continue reading

Tayton, John H

John Henry Tayton, Quartermaster Sergeant 267116, 1st Bn. Royal Warwickshire Regiment Killed in action 29th March 1918 in France, aged 34 … Continue reading

Wildman, Harry

Harry Wildman, Driver T/11832, 4th Div. Train Army Service Corps Died 5th April 1918 in Hurdsfield House Hospital, Macclesfield, aged 24 … Continue reading

Norton, John

John Norton, Private 49170, 1st/6th Bn. The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Died of wounds 6th April 1918 in France, aged 20 … 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

Rose, Dan

Dan Rose, Private 202521, 1st/4th Bn. South Lancashire Regiment Killed in action 11th April 1918 in France, aged 27 … Continue reading

Swaine, Sidney

Sidney Swaine, Private 39548, 42nd Bn. Machine Gun Corps Died of wounds 12th April 1918 at No 14 General Hospital, Wimereux, France, aged 23 … Continue reading

Floy, John T

John Thomas Floy, Private 291825, 1st/7th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers Died of pneumonia 13th April 1918 in No. 17 General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, aged 28 … 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

Kirk, William

William Kirk, Private 79177, 4th Bn. The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Killed in action 16th April 1918 in France, aged 32 … 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

Albinson, William A

William Arthur Albinson, Second Lieutenant, 7th Bn. The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Killed in action 26th April 1918 in France, aged 21 … Continue reading

Frost, Arthur

Arthur Frost, Gunner 131235, “J” Anti-Aircraft Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery Died of wounds 27th April 1918 in France, aged 31 … Continue reading

Martin, Philip

Philip Martin, Private 300597, 17th Bn. The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Killed in action 29th April 1918 in Belgium, aged 19 … Continue reading

Start, Frank

Frank Start, Lance-Corporal 291771, 1/6th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment Died of wounds 8th May 1918 at Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot, aged 35 … Continue reading

Heapy, Frank

Frank Heapy, Private 99378, 1st/5th Bn. The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Died of wounds 14th May 1918 at Etaples, France, aged 26 … Continue reading

Lockett, George

George Lockett, Private 290167, 1st/7th Bn. Cheshire Regiment Died of illness 10th June 1918 as a prisoner of war in Turkey, aged 21 … Continue reading

Broadhurst, William C

William Charles Broadhurst, Chief Motor Mechanic MB/939, (Motor Boat Reserve) H.M.M.L. “No. 545.” Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Died of pneumonia 26th June 1918 in Gibraltar, aged 25 … Continue reading

Booth, John J

John James Booth, Private 3041, 13th Bn. Cheshire Regiment Formerly (TR3/10156) 50th Bn. Training Reserve Died of influenza 7th July 1918 in Macclesfield, aged 27 … Continue reading

Burgess, Frank

Frank Burgess, Able Seaman R/4423, Anson Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Killed in action 15th July 1918 in France, aged 26 … Continue reading

Milne, Ashley A

Ashley Albert Milne, Rifleman 17/2247, A Coy 15th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles Died of illness 19th July 1918 while a prisoner of war in Germany … Continue reading

Challener, John

John Challener, Private 52021, “A” Coy. 2nd Bn. King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Killed in action 11th August 1918 in France, aged 18 … Continue reading

Downes, John H

John Henry Downes, Private 219861, 50th Bn. Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regt) Died of illness 20th August 1918 in Colchester, Essex, aged 21 … Continue reading

Williams, Harry

Harry Williams, Private 15262, 10th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, attd. “Hood” Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Killed in action 21st August 1918 in France, aged 28 … Continue reading

Rose, William H

William Henry Rose, Private 92717, “C” Coy. 13th Bn. Royal Welsh Fusiliers Killed in action 16th September 1918 in France, aged 18 … 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