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2nd Lieutenant, Leicestershire Regiment, 4th Bn
Was killed on the 13th October 1915 aged 19 on the first day of the attack on the Hohenzollern Redoubt at the Battle of Loos. His name is on panel 42/44 at the Loos Memorial, Loos-en-Gohelle. Lovingly remembered by the Mogridge family.
Submitted by: Mark Mogridge
11th Battalion Royal Scots
My Great Grandfather who served in the first world. It is his birthday today he would be 130 years old as he was born 6th November 1886 New Kilpatrick. Without your bravery we wouldn't be here now. submitted by Rosina Baird Clarke.
Submitted by: rosina clarke
Private, Princess Pat's Canadian Light Infantry
To my grampa who fought and gave his life at the second Battle of the Somme, and to thank him for giving me a caring and beautiful Mum (and granny). Through your sacrifice our countries were saved and remained free for generations to come. Elma x
Submitted by: Elma Hanna
Worcestershire Regiment, 10th Brigade
Serving in France, Harvey was captured and endured brutality and starvation as a PoW. Repatriated at the armistace he died in hospital in Edinburgh Jan 1919. A full military funeral in St Ives, Cornwall with a memorial raised by public subscription
Submitted by: Daphne Price
Sir I never met you, you passed too young serving your country torpedoed and drowned as my Grans Brother missed by family Bless you Chris never forgotten you had no chance for a life and family but you died so others could bless you!
Submitted by: David McNamara
Yeoman of Signals RN
Grandpa saw service in WWI and returned to the Colours to fight for his country in the WWII - despite having married and raised a family. His sons, Uncles Harry and Roy and my father Charles also saw action in WWII - thankfully they all survived.
Submitted by: colin ridgers