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Stoker 1 Class
In memory of my Great Uncle , Edmund B True Born in 1898, in Liverpool ,He was a 1st class stoker HMS Hampshire she was sunk with Lord Kitchener on board on way to Russia.737 men lost their lives that fateful day, His body was never found
Submitted by: Carol Lamb
Sapper, Royal Engineers, 260th Field Company, 43rd (Wessex) Division
Remembering with great pride, our Grampy. He was awarded the Military Medal for bravery in Arnhem for outstanding leadership carried out under shell and small arms fire and his devotion to duty enabled 2400 airborne men to be safely brought back.
Submitted by: Full Member
Royal Fusiliers (London Regiment) Private 25820
Born: 1884 Walton-on-Thames, Elmbridge Borough, Surrey, England. Son of Mr. W. and Mrs. F. Spearink, of 74, Danbrook Rd., Streatham, London. Killed in action 22nd March 1918, aged 34. Buried in Saint Souplet British Cemetery. Plot I. G. 8.
Submitted by: Andrew H
Private 1716 B Coy 10th Battalion Highland Light Infantry
In memory of my great uncle from Peinchorran Skye KIA on 25th Sept 1915 aged 23 fighting in the trenches east of Cambrin at the Battle of Loos. Murdoch has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial at Dud Corner Cemetery. Rest in peace.
Submitted by: William MacLean
Private G/42315, 21st Bn., Middlesex Regiment
Aged only 23, he was killed in action at Cambrai on 24 November 1917, his body never found. Remembered always by his wife and the son and daughter who never knew him, and by his grandchildren.
Submitted by: Josie Norris
Able Seaman C/LD/X 5602, H.M.S. Jervis Bay, R.N.V.R.
In remembrance of an uncle we never had an opportunity to know. Harry joined the R.N.V.R. in anticipation of war and died on 5 November 1940 when the poorly armed passenger liner "HMS Jervis" Bay made its heroic stand against a German battleship.
Submitted by: Josie Norris
Driver RFA - Horse Battery
My grandfather. Service number from his medals - 921. I haven't yet found his service record. The main (?only) theatre he served in was France/Belgium. At some point he was gassed and remained disabled by his injuries for the rest of his life.
Submitted by: Graham Houghton
240656 Private Herbert Clover - Royal Sussex Regiment
2713 Private Clover would have served with the Home Counties Division. Likley to be deployed to Gallipoli landing at Suvla Bay on 9th August 1915. 240656 Pte Hebert Clover joined the 5th Battalion under the command of 48th (South Midland) Division.
Submitted by: Lee Austin