- George and Nancy Leathers are married.
- Charlie Corbishley is wounded at the Battle of the Somme and dies in hospital. Ralph Makepiece is also killed in the battle.
- Vic and Robert Piggott, also fighting in the war, are killed when their dugout is hit by a bomb.
- Alfie Marsh abandons his common-law wife Mo and takes up with Rovers barmaid Sarah Bridges. Mo finds out that her husband is a bigamist and throws herself into the canal.
- Sidney Hayes is sent before a tribunal for refusing to sign up to the army. He is sent to prison for the duration of the war.
- Fred Hayes dies from diphtheria.
- June - Alice Buck gives birth to a son, Ben. Alice's dad Ned throws them out of the house as Alice is unmarried.
- 9th December - Leonard Swindley is born.
- 16th December - Ida Leathers is born.
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