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Leading Signalman, Royal Navy 1939-1946
My dad (back left) with his shipmates. Survived North Atlantic convoy duty (the "Russian Convoys"), having been sunk nine times and finished his service at the Methil Docks, Fife, Scotland. Came to the US with his family in 1949. He is sorely missed.
Submitted by: Michael Currie
8th Battalion Kings Royal Rifle Corps- Private
William died 29th March 1917. At rest at Warlincourt Halte, France. A brave young man, you died for us... Gone but never forgotten. And we will be with you in Warlincourt on March 29th 2017.
Submitted by: Dawn Vaughan
18950, 5th Bn., Wiltshire Regiment
Killed in Action age 22 on 05 April 1916 in Mesopotamia, Born 1894 at South Broom, Wilts I would like to honour him as he was clearly much loved and very much missed by his sister, my grandmother Martha Brown nee Raine. I wish I knew you Uncle Jack.
Submitted by: Chris Brown
Corporal , Irish guards 2nd Battalion
Left Ireland to serve in France 1915.Was reported missing in action in Cambrai Nov 27th 1917.Remembered on the Cambrai memorial.His memory and the courage and resistance of all the brave men who gave their lives will remain with us forever.
Submitted by: Rosa removed
Flight Sergeant with Royal Airforce Volunteer Reserve
In remembrance to Uncle Stan and the rest of the crew who lost their lives when their Sunderland flying boat crashed 3rd June 1944. 10 young lives lost. Gone but never ever forgotten
Submitted by: Jim Spurgeon
172 Field Regiment, Royal Artillary and was a Gunner
Uncle Fred died aged 19 on Sunday 28/02/1943 and is buried in the Beja War Cemetery in Tunisia. His life was cut short in defence of a free world and I thank him and everyone that died in the service of their country. I never met him but wish I had
Submitted by: David Gowers
raf sgt mid upper gunner 1595275
He joined in 1943, after training he went on to serve with squadron 44. He was then transferred to squadron 189 in October 1944, this was part of the Tiger force. He took part in the repatriation of troops from in Italy and was de mobbed in 1947
Submitted by: Janine Lightning
Joined 1914, sent to France 1916 with 9th Devons. Took part in Battles of Somme in July. Endured/treated for tooth rot, trench foot, herpes, scabies, Field Punishment No1. Took part in Battles of Ypres, Lys, 2nd Somme with 1st Devons. Survived war!
Submitted by: David Carter
Captain 25th Battalion Canadian Infantry
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty was awarded the Military Cross and promoted at just 23 years 11 months at the battle of Vimy Ridge. He died from wounds as the result of a direct hit by an aerial bomb on his officers hut Oct 1917.
Submitted by: Reginald Barrett