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Driver RFA 72 Brigade C Battery 15 Division
My grandfather who proudly severed in WW1 from 1914 - 1919 . He was in France for over 1 yr when he was wounded in one of the battles for the Somme on Aug 1916 then sent back to England. we are so proud of what he did for us all .
Submitted by: Glen Barker
Pte. 1716 B Coy 10th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
KIA 25th September 1915 at the Battle of Loos aged 23 years. Born 1 Peinchorran Braes Skye 11th November 1891 son of Donald and Mary Nicolson. No know grave but remembered on the Loos Memorial, Memorial Portree Skye & Persie & Glenshee Church tablets
Submitted by: William MacLean
Photo was taken on his wedding day just after he returned from his stint in North Africa from 1941-1943 before he was sent to Belgium where he received the injury that hospitalized him for the rest of the war. A brave man, always remembered. R.I.P
Submitted by: carolyn Dilena
52138 L/Sgt. King's (Liverpool Regt) 19th Battalion B company
My greatuncle L/Sgt Herbert Henry Bushill was killed in the trenches at the Battle of Passchendale at Ypres on the 20/12/1917, aged 21. Whilst holding the line a rifle grenade fell into the trench and Herbert and three others were killed.
Submitted by: Stuart Kennard
Pte.235768 8th Btn. York and Lancaster Reg.
Born March 1882 Gateley, Great Ryburgh Fakenham Norfolk England. Died October 12th. 1917, Zonnebeke, West-Vlanderen, Belgium John Betts is commemorated on Stone 126 of the Tyne Cot Memorial. My hero great uncle.
Submitted by: Kenneth Potter
16006, Lance Corporal
my great-great-uncle fought in world war 1 in the 10th Cameronians, originally from The Scottish Borders, he drafted while living in England, he was apart of the Battle of Loos where he was sadly killed in action.
Submitted by: Amie Blake
3302 C/SERGEANT, 1st Battalion, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consorts Own)
This is my grandfather who won a D.C.M. at Grootvlei, South Africa in 1900. He went on to fight in WW1 and retired in 1919 after 26 years in the army. He then became head steward at the army school of equitation in Weedon. He sadly died in 1934 (54)
Submitted by: Gary Brocklebank
Lance Corporal, Portsmouth Bat, R.M.L.I.
Picture is from the Coventry Herald of July 9th 1915.In honour of my great uncle who served in the Gallipoli campaign during WW1.He died of enteric fever on 27th June 1915 aged 28 in Alexandria and is buried in Chatby Military Cemetery, Egypt.
Submitted by: Joyce Hlatki
Second Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
My grandfather was captured by the Germans on November 18,1944 and held at Stalag 11b, Fallingbstel until his release on May 5,1945. He died in October 1972. I was very young but still feel a great love when I think of him. So many lost years.
Submitted by: Gillian Buergin
Corporal / Royal Warwickshire Regiment
In Honor of my Great Grandfather Thomas James Williams Reg. #267194 who was a POW in WWl. He was held in Dulmen POW camp in Germany. Finally released and landed back in England in July of 1918. Love you DAD, you lil Marcie
Submitted by: Michelle Willis
Rank: Flying Officer Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force Service Number: J23136
Date of Birth: 16 Sep 1921 Date of Death: 11 Apr 1944 Incident: The aircraft crashed at Achiet-le-Petit. There were no survivors. John was my 2nd cousin once removed. His father was born in Norfolk England United Kingdom
Submitted by: Kenneth Potter
14595719 Infantry Suffolk Reg 2nd Battalion Formerly Royal Scots
killed in action April 1944 on Pidonnu 'pimple' hill, Imphal while serving the Burma Campaign. Far from home but never far from our hearts, he lives on in us. We will forget you not our young auld da. Our hearts are still broken you didn't come home
Submitted by: Sharon Gibson
282037 2/7th Lancashire Fusiliers
My grandfather who served with the 2/7th Lancashire Fusiliers. Captured on the 21st March 1918 at Hargicourt and spent the rest of the war as a prisoner of war in Gustrow POW camp. He died in September 1968.
Submitted by: Andrew schofield
Northumberland Fusiliers Battalion 27th Transfer to/from To 25th,1/4th Bns & N.F.Depot
To our Grandfather was wounded in August 1916 but survived WW1 after spending 3 years fighting on the Western front. He enlisted 22/12/14 to serve his country. Passed away in 1924 in Vancouver, BC.
Submitted by: Sandra Roberts