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Lance Corporal 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards
He died on 25 September 1916 Age 25. Son of Dennis and Elizabeth Donovan, of Nottingham; husband of Elizabeth Donovan and father to Albert, Phillip, Frederick and Mabel. Remembered with Honour Guards' Cemetery, Les Boeufs in the Somme
Submitted by: Malcolm Donovan
15th (County of London) Battalion, London Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own, Civil Service Rifles) 140
Died, on 15/9/1914 in the successful but costly attack on High Wood, "for a dream, born in a herdsman's shed, and for the secret Scripture of the poor"
Submitted by: Pól Ó Duibhir
RASC Cpl to Captain
My father joined the RASC in1936 aged 18 serving as a Regular Soldier in the Middle East 1939- 44, Following which he remained in the Army until his retirement reaching the rank of Captain. He served his country with dedication and pride.
Submitted by: Pauline Lee
Private, 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment
Wounded in combat on July 29 1917. Died for his country on his 20th birthday, August 2 1917. Honoured in 2015 to visit his grave in Lijssenthoek Cemetery Poperinge Belgium. A brave young man gone too soon. Remembered by your Canadian family.
Submitted by: Heather Wiley
Acting Corporal West Riding Regiment
Joined up in January 1914. Went to France in May 1915. He was badly injured at the Somme in July 1916. He was one of the lucky ones he came home. He died in 1938 at the age of 60 and is buried in the war graves in Huddersfield cemetery.
Submitted by: Gail Milton
Private 1st Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Killed in action at Gallipoili on 29 June 1915 aged 39. Remembered with honour at the Helles Memorial. Born in Co Mayo, lived in Hapton, Lancs leaving his wife and 3 young children (one being my granddad). Rest in peace. x
Submitted by: Pauline Pickard
Private 3508 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
In memory of Robert Strachan from Pelton Fell, Co Durham. Died 9th January 1916, aged 20, from wounds. At rest in Pelton Fell Cemetery. He was enlisted with his brother Henry Strachan (3509). A brave young man gone too soon.
Submitted by: Linda Thomas
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