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Let those who come after see to it that these people be honoured and their hardships not forgotten
DAVID INNES DALGETTY
PRIVATE 4th BATALLION SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
At Armistice time, as I do every year, I will quietly visit the War Memorial in Gilmerton Churchyard and pay my respects to my eternally young cousin and namesake who I never knew and whose name I bear with humility and gratitude.
Submitted by: David Dalgetty
Ernest Frederick Charles Matthews
R A F Pilot Officer Flight Engineer
Killed on an attack on Berlin 24th August 1943. Newly commissioned he gave up his commission leave to make up a crew.
Submitted by: Bob Rust
Stoker - 1st Class, HMS Cressy
Born 23rd April 1888 in Deepfields, Bilston, Staffordshire, James was 26 years old when his ship (HMS Cressy) was torpedoed and sunk off the Dutch coast early in the morning of 22nd September 1914. More about James here: http://bit.ly/2fdUB4q
Submitted by: Paul Watton
HARRY ARNOLD EVERSON
PRIVATE 4500 NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILLERS
HARRY ENLISTED ON THE 14TH APRIL 1916 AND DIED ON THE SOMME ON THE 15TH SEPTEMBER 1916. RIP GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
Submitted by: Michael Giles
Private 3509 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
In memory of Henry Strachan from Pelton Fell, Co Durham. Died 7th November 1918, aged 20, in Quedlinburg POW camp, Germany. At rest in Niederzwehren Cemetery. He was enlisted with his brother Robert Strachan (3508). A brave young man gone too soon.
Submitted by: Linda Thomas
Sapper,160393, Royal Engineers, 227th Field Company (Stockton on Tees)
This is a man who will forever be in our thoughts and will be forever. Great Grandsons and future generations will never forget him nor his sacrifice for the benefit of all of us.
Submitted by: Graham Wright
John Kelvie Palmer
Cheshire Regiment, Private
Served in WW1, fought at the Battle of the Somme. Was wounded in the leg at Salonica, and returned to the UK. Survived the war and was a great husband and father.
Submitted by: Derek Palmer
Gunner, Royal Artillery, WW2
My uncle Peter survived the hardships of WW2, only to die mysteriously a few days after returning home.
Submitted by: Michael Currie
Private, North Staffordshire Regiment 1st/5th Bn
Served in WW1, fought for his country and died on 13th October 1915 aged 21 at the Battle of Loos. Much loved son of Thomas and Elizabeth Sufflebotham of Newcastle, Staffordshire.
Submitted by: Michael Gibbons
Sergeant 17th Batallion Prince of Wales' Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) - killed in action 09.10.1917
Dedicated to a Grand uncle who served his country and was killed in atrocious conditions near Passchendaele in Flanders, Belgium aged 25 years. He fought for our freedom and we will not forget his sacrifice.
Submitted by: Steve removed
Henry Joseph Hoare
2nd leutentent london reg
R.i.p served ww1 fought an died leading his men into action Aug 15th in galliopi a much loved son brother grandson friend to many . A war hero , writer, taken to soon
Submitted by: Angela Morris
Henry WJ Price
Lance Corporal 233rd Field Company
Served in WW1. Sadly lost his life on 14th September 1918 at Ypres, Belgium. Never forgotten.
Submitted by: Trevor Price
"C" Battery 53rd Bde., Royal Field Artillery
A great uncle who I never met, one of two brother lost in the Great War
Submitted by: William Featherstone
Private 40682 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Killed in action 15th November 1916 at The Battle of the Somme Remembered with honour Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 5 A and 6C Son of James & Eliza Vanes 8 Crockett St,Dudley
Submitted by: Jean Thompson
Leonard "Lenny" Sherman Sherman
Sgt. Leonard "Lenny" Sherman 1919-2011 "Regimental Depot Staff" Proudest possession-his Welsh Guards blazer. Brother (Sgt ) Alfred Australian 2/5th. Ind.Commando. Dad Ruben British machine gunner WW1.
Submitted by: David Sinclair
Private Hampshire Regiment
This is my Grandfather who I never met because at the age of 41 he died in the service of his country leaving a young family behind. My Mum was only 5 years old.
Submitted by: susan donohoe
Nelson Alfred Spencer
Flt/Lt Volunteer Reserves Royal Air Force
WWI - Served in the !8th Battalion Tank Corps as a Private. WWII - Served in the Volunteer Reserves Royal Air Force Administrative & Special Duties Branch. Died in 1987 aged 88, buried in Kilmore Cemetery County Wexford Ireland with his wife Betty
Submitted by: Peter Spencer
Thomas William Jones
Missing in action in France. Never forgotten.
Submitted by: Jayne Cage
Private 13 Middlesex Regiment
Horace W Millman WW1 Great Uncle who died on the 10/02/16 age 27 for his country.
Submitted by: Denise Moth
Private 2nd Suffolk Regiment
Killed 9th April 1917 first day of battle of Arras. 2nd Suffolks had sheltered in the Wellington Quarries prior to attack. Walter came from Hemingstone in Suffolk left a wife and daughter.
Submitted by: richard turner