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Francis Joseph Waldron
Warrant Officer RAF
In memory of our brave uncle Frank, who sadly we never knew. From his nephew, Mike and his nieces, Angela and Maria.
Submitted by: Michael Waldron
JOHN (JACK) COLLINS, VC DCM
SGT ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS
Born West Hatch Somerset 1877. Lived in Merthyr Tydfil South Wales from 1889. Served in Boer War; South Africa and India. Re-enlisted in 1914. Was at Anzac Cove and Palestine against Turks. VC awarded at Beersheba 1917.DCM Palestine 1918. Died 1951.
Submitted by: Anthony removed
James (Tubby) clayton
Enlisted 1940 as A C 2 RAF discharged Sqd. Ldr. 1945 Served ww2 in India and Burma, Imphal . Was C O SEAC fire fighting and mines and booby trap school in India. Returned to be the greatest father a boy could have ,forever missed.
Submitted by: Colin Clayton
Robert Owen Arthur
10902 Pvte: 9th Btln Royal Fusiliers
Robert Owen Arthur 1883-1966. Grandfather to the three Lawrence boys Hugh, Kingsley and Piers. Fought with honour at home and overseas. Discharged in 1917 after sustaining a gunshot wound to the face. Rest in peace with all your comrades.
Submitted by: Piers Lawrence
Alfred James Upton
Born 1897, died of wounds 13 October 1918 aged 21 near Arras. Of the Prince of Wales Own West Yorkshire Regiment. Buried in Bucquoy Cemetery in France and remembered on his home War Memorial in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottingham. We have no photograph.
Submitted by: Alison Bucklow
Chas (Charles) Coull
310944 Merchant Navy
Died 5th July 1942 @ 21:05 on the SS River Afton which was torpedoed by German U boat 703. This took place during the PQ17 Artic Convoy on it's way to Murmansk and Archangel. Remembered with honour and pride from the family.
Submitted by: John Phillips
William Charles Waller
Kings Royal Rifles/Private
My Grandad, father to William and Lydia. Died only after three months in Service. Thought about often, never forgotten. You are our hero. You never knew your daughter Lydia but she spoke about you often. Our hero Love Rita
Submitted by: Rita Lott
William Carlyle Swann
37928, L/Cpl. 12th Battalion Kings Liverpool Regiment.
Granddad Swann Was killed in action on the Somme in WW1. on 7th October 1916 Fighting for King and country. " He was never found. " Our hero is loved and missed very much by all the family. " Rest in peace " Granddad.
Submitted by: Brian Wade
Sargeant 7407 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters
Husband of Martha A Hopkinson of Brampton Chesterfield Killed 31 July 1916 Battle of the Somme. One hero that never returned, Remembered with Pride RIP.
Submitted by: Peter Booth
my gt grandfather killed in action & missing on the somme 29th july 1916 served in the south staffs regiment also served in the Gallipoli campaign missed and loved by all of his family
Submitted by: Kevin Harris
Alfred Isaac Bishop
Private, Seaforth Highlanders
Was attached to the Seaforth Highlanders, killed in action on or around October 28th 1918 , burried at the Aulnoy community cemetery, Left 2 children Alfred(my father) and a Daughter Phyllis
Submitted by: Clive Bishop
Lance Corporal. A.I.F. 43rd Battalion
Frank died on 26 August 1918 near the village of Suzanne on the Somme . He followed his younger brother Sydney who was killed flying for the RFC in March 1918. A great loss to the family who have remembered him ever since. See www.family-ough.co.nz
Submitted by: Martin Ough Dealy
Leading Stoker HMS Fiji
Leading Stoker aboard HMS Fiji. Killed in action when eh ship sank at the Battle of Crete 23/3/194. Buried at El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.
Submitted by: Vicky Snow
Lance Corporal 33322 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers
My Great Uncle, born 6th December 1895 Tregare Mon Killed in Action Ypres 4th July 1917 He lived in Tredegar Mon until his death. Buried at Bard Cottage Cemetery Ypres. Loved dearly by his Mother Gertrude, his Sister Maud and all the family circle.
Submitted by: Gareth Jones
William Henry (Harry) Johnson
Gunner Royal Garrison Artillary
A Great Uncle I never got to meet. Injuryed on active service during World War 1. A much loved uncle by his niece, my mother. who along with your wife my Great Aunt told me so much about you.
Submitted by: Marie Songhurst
Rank: L.A.C., Service Number: 713775, Station: RAF Croft
Thanks to my Dad and all the others who fought to defend our freedom.
Submitted by: Lorna Nelson
william Henry cozens
20111 Private 8th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment
Uncle Bill, Missing 26th September, 1917, Named on the Memorial to the Missing, Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, Vijfwegestraat, 8980 Zonnebeke, Belgium.
Submitted by: Margaret Dyson
Gerald E Geeves
No. 405 (RCAF) Pathfinder Sqdn, Bomber Command, Airgunner
In memory of my uncle, F/O Gerald Edward Geeves, DFC, Africa Star with Clasp, who lost his life 02 Jan. 1945 on a mission to bomb Nuremberg. His first tour was in North Africa where he survived four crashes, Buried Durnbach War Cemetery.
Submitted by: alastair watt
Royal welsh fusillier
Killed in action in Germany aged 19 yrs in April 1945 buried in becklingen war cemented near Celle this is his great niece visiting his grave side
Submitted by: Carol Karagandre
Private. Kings Liverpool regiment. 86789
In your 19th year far too young for war. Not forgotten x Born 1899 died 9th April 1918
Submitted by: Christine Moysey