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1/7th Royal Warwickshire Regiment Private 268546
To our great grandfather George Matthew who died fighting for his country in Belgium on the 22/08/1917 the son of Matthew and Clara Freeman husband of Ethel, father of John and George buried in Bedford House Cemetery Belguim. So proud of you x
Submitted by: Paula Thompson
Service Number 20577 3/8 Punjabis Indian Army
My father served from 1939 to 1945 in WW2. He received 1939-45 STAR, Pacific STAR,War Medal and War honor certificate from commander in chief in India ( British). He passed on January 2005. I always proud of him. Posted by: Imtiaz Ali
Submitted by: Imtiaz Ali
Service 14393855 in the Border Regiment.
My grandfather served from 1939-1945. He was apart of the chindits in burma and suffered bullet wounds twice. Passed away 30.03.2010 almost reaching his 90th milestone. Words cannot express how proud i am of this brave man. We all love and miss you!
Submitted by: Lisa Warhurst
George was reported lying in a shell hole badly wounded by Private Rooney in 23 Nov 1917, was reported missing till Jan 1918. No known grave he is commemorated at the Louveral. Forever our hero always remembered Michelle (Moore ) Butler xx
Submitted by: Michelle Butler
Private 8/9th Bn Royal Irish Rifles
George was killed in Cambrai. Reported by Private Rooney badly wounded in a shell hole 23 Nov 1917 he wasn't officially reported missing till Jan 1918. No known grave. He is commemorated in Louveral Always remember in our hearts xx
Submitted by: Michelle Butler
Henry F Thomson KOSB, 6th battalion 17760 A.F Posted as missing. Prior to war resided at Glenray, Fife previously Newtongrange. Twice wounded and killed in action on 20th September 1917. Body never found. Name on wall at Tyne Cot memorial.
Submitted by: Henry Thomson
Served in the 8th Battalion East Lancs Regiment. Sadly killed in action during WW1 on 12/5/16 which was the 7th birthday of his youngest daughter Elizabeth. Pte Hutchinson was laid to rest in Hannescamps New Military Cemetery, France.
Submitted by: Debra Malone
Corporal machine gun corps 51st Bt
I've just learned about my great uncle Thomas Steven. I feel so proud of this 20 year old hero and remembrance day from now on will be even more meaningful for me now. Thanks uncle Thomas. You'll never be forgotten. Love your niece Senga Steven xx
Submitted by: Senga Steven
Pvte Notts & Derby (Sherwood Foresters)
My father enlisted on June 11th 1917 and was discharged wounded on April 26th 1919 . I believe he was wounded at Paschendalet. He earned a long service award with the GPO and retired in 1959. He passed away on Dec 10th 1981 I was always proud of him.
Submitted by: David Greaves
Lance Corporal 7907298
Albert E. Warren M.M. served from 1939/1945 with the Royal Armoured Corps he drove tanks. At Ell Alemain he was the driver of Montgomery's white car. He was awarded the M.M. for gallantry and devotion to duty under fire.Born 18/08/19 Died 07/03/2018.
Submitted by: robert keith warren
Sgt, Gunner, Royal Artillery, 100 Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment, 305 Battery
My dad fought in Italy and Egypt during WW2. He survived the war and came to Australia in 1949 wife his wife and made a life here. I am so proud to be his daughter. He passed on the 28th Dec 2003.
Submitted by: Helen Bennett