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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Luther McKechnie

Fitter Luther McKechnie of "A" Battery, 156 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery No. 88759 [caption id="attachment_4998" align="alignnone" width="270"] Fitter Luther McKechnie.[/caption] Luther was born on the 29th April 1893 and baptised on the 9th September at St Michael and All Angels Church in Haworth. He was the youngest of eight children of James William McKechnie, a…
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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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