During this year action built up to and followed on from the Battle of the Somme: 1 July – 18 November. Some of our students had joined up the previous year under the Lord Derby scheme, but by May conscription had come into force. However, all those below appear to have volunteered.

The following died:

December     Frederick Wigan Jones

November     James Hadcock O’Brien

October          William Liley Batty

September    Frederick Seed Brunton

September    John Walford Benton

May                   John Belton