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Let those who come after see to it that these people be honoured and their hardships not forgotten
Only know he was p.o.w for japans
Will never forgot. My dad or the many more like him as p.o.w of the japs
Submitted by: Lorraine Callaghan
Pte 7923 Ox & Bucks L.I.
Holder of the M.M. he died of wounds in Paddington Hospital and is buried at Kensal Green where he has a commemoration stone. He was born at Headless Cross,Redditch was married in Aug 1914 to my wife's Grandmother and has no known family.
Submitted by: owen james
Serjeant T2/9501 - 107 Coy. Army Service Corps attchd 29 Field Ambulance RAMC
War Diary 30/11/15 - Party went to YPRES to collect rubble. On the way back, 1 Sjt. killed, 9 men wounded by the explosion of a shell. 5 horses and 1 pony killed. Born Llanwnda, Caernarvon. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery www.lijssenthoek.be. Er cof
Submitted by: Inez Rowlands
Frederick Charles Sutton
1911-1917 Essex Yeomanry No 709; 10th Tank Corps 1917-1918 Private No 305535
To my uncle who died 8 September 1918 in royal Victoria Hospital, Hampshire from battle wounds he received while serving his country with the 10th Battalion Tank Corps in France. He is buried in the churchyard of Melton Old Church, Melton, Suffolk.
Submitted by: Sue Whyte
Simeon Thomas ( Tim) Daly
RSM, 12th West Yorks regiment.
Died on Friday 13th April 1917, 9 months after his brother John, near Wancourt, 1st battle of the Scarpe, Battle of Arras. See family website for more details. Grave visited by his sister in 1920, my family in 1999 and again by more of us in 2014.
Submitted by: Simon Cains
Private, Queens Royal West Surrey
Died of his wounds in 1919 and laid to rest in Koln Germany, aged 18. An uncle that I never got to know. R.I.P for you are loved and forever in or hearts
Submitted by: Patrick Whitelaw
WW I Private
I found two medals in my Grandfathers collection of hat badges he had saved during the second World War. The edges were engraved with a name.unit numbers. I traced the numbers through the UK and discovered he was my Great Great Grandfather.
Submitted by: Rick Williams
53rd btn queens royal west surrey
Dies of his injuries in 1919, laid to rest in Koln Germany aged 18. An uncle I never got to know, but still remembered for who he was and for the sacrifice he gave for one so young. R.I.P for you are loved and forever in our hearts
Submitted by: Patrick Whitelaw
Rifleman Kings Liverpool Regiment
Steward on steamships sailing to USA my Grandfather spent several horrific years fighting & planting explosives with 177 Tunneling Co. in France WW1. Wounded & POW at age 21, family never knew his suffering which later affected as Dissociated Fugue
Submitted by: Michael George
In memory of my great uncle Tommy who died in Mesopotamia in the First World War. He is buried in Basra. He was in the Highland Light Infranty. Xxlol
Submitted by: Marilyn Johnson
Archibald Albert Brown
Private, 4th Royal Sussex
Like many, my father joined the army under age (15 years old). It was found he was under age and was demobbed at the request of his mother after serving one year one month. He re-enlisted and served until after WW1 and got mentioned in dispatches.
Submitted by: Archie Brown
Arthur George Courtice
Lieutenant - 4th East Kent Regiment ( The Buffs)
My father served in France WW1 was wounded, survived and later married and raised a family. He eventually died in 1976 Submitted by John Courtice
Submitted by: John Courtice
Private 10622 7th Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment
Killed in action in France on 27/08/1916, aged 38 years. Buried at Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, France. Born in Walsall 1878, husband to Sarah, father to Ann, Lily, Mary Jane and Ernest. Remembered with pride.
Submitted by: Gary Pearce
Private Worcester Regiment
Frank Brookes aged 21 of 4 Northwick Walk, Worcester. 'My uncle Frank was successfully evacuated from Dunkirk but died from polio on the 12th Aug at Truro, Cornwall. Caused by standing for hours in the dirty water waiting to board a ship .
Submitted by: Antonia Davis
Neville Field Smith
My great uncle killed on the Somme 24 January 1916, my birthday 32 years later. His C.O. wrote: " We have lost a first rate officer, one of the last who came out to France with us. His coolness under fire was an inspiration to everyone."
Submitted by: Robin Field-Smith
George E lloyd
27224 R W Kent regiment
To my grandfather who enlisted at the age 37 in world war 1
Submitted by: judy harling
Private kings Own S.B.
My Grandad Served in WW1 Awarded the Belguim Croix De Guerre. Presented by the King of Belguim and Mentioned in dispatches, for bravery on the battle field.
Submitted by: maria webb
R.E.M.E. Craftsman 7616267
Died in Changi POW camp in April 1943, a brave soldier who died before I was born but still remembered with admiration and love. Brother to the late Arthur Badman who landed with the Devonshire regiment on D Day.
Submitted by: Mike Hodgson
R19983 Sign'r 16th KRR's awarded the Military Medal on 13 October 1918.
A great dad still missed by his remaining dwindling family.
Submitted by: Joan Thornber
7737 Sgt D Bratt, B Company 1st Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment
Birth : 2 February 1887, fulltime soldier 1st Battalion South Staffords travelled from Transvaal prior to disembarking 4Oct1914, died 30Oct1914 Zonnebeke, Ypres. Submitted : C Pugh-Bevan
Submitted by: Chris Pugh-Bevan