Category Archives: Cross Roads

Charles Robertshaw

Private Charles Robertshaw, 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, Service no. 28872. [caption id="attachment_5393" align="alignnone" width="222"] Private Charles Robertshaw.[/caption] Charles was born on July 25 in 1879. Parents John and Mary Ann Robertshaw. Baptised on August 31 at St Michael and All Angels Parish Church. Living at Lees. John was an engine tenter. In 1881 Charles…
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Fitter Luther McKechnie

This man is a candidate for addition to Keighley's Supplementary Volume under the proposal to add further names in 2024, the centenary of the original roll of honour. Click here to go to the Main page Supported by the National Lottery's Heritage Fund, our project intends to submit about 120 names for peer review to…
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Horatio Claughton

Private Horatio Claughton of the 8th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. No. 21960. [caption id="attachment_4991" align="alignnone" width="224"] Private Horatio Claughton[/caption] Horatio was born in late 1890 in Yeadon, to parents Harry and Edith Claughton. He was baptised on 15th February 1891 at St John's Church, Yeadon. His father Harry was a Tin plate worker. They were living…
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