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Served in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry/Private 28134 7th Battalion, died in the battle of Rosieres: 26/27 march 1918, aged 24. Born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, re buried in the British Cemetery Bouchoir 2 April 1919.
Submitted by: Harold Masters
Gordon Hlds. Pte
K.I.A. 20/09/1944 Italy Will always be missed by his sons David and Michael. He fought for his Country and fellow man
Submitted by: David Macdonald
Kenneth "John" Cresswell
Flt Sergeant - 1609239 - 57 Sqdn Lancaster
"John" of Gotherington, Glos was reported missing in action in April 1944. His Lancaster crashed near Paris and he and his crew were eventually presumed killed. They were reverently buried in the Clichy cemetery. He was 20.
Submitted by: Tracy Adams
Rifleman, King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Died in France in WW1 age 19. Remembered by the family of his brother George and sister Jessie
Submitted by: Diana Lightfoot
Richard Henry LYON
Sergeant, Royal Signals Reading,
20 Corps, 8 Corps, 14 India Div Signals, 17 India Div Signals, and an NCO in charge of workshops in a signals unit. We were grateful to have dad till 1978. Love from your family. Photo ..R.H.Lyon on the left
Submitted by: Pauline Lyon
242207,3rd Bn.,Worcestershire Regiment
Died 17th April 1918 Age 21. Son of the late Edward and Annie Phillips, late of Common Farm, Hatfield, Herefordshire. Remembered with Honour at Tyne Cot Memorial. We never met, but you will not be forgotten.
Submitted by: John Phillips
Ernest Albert Guy Clarke
Private/Royal Sussex Regt
Died at Doigt, France of gun shot wounds 22 Sept 1918. Married to my Great Gt Aunt Helen Livingstone Sinclair
Submitted by: Phyllis McLean
Charles Lindsay Gibson
Royal Scots/ Corporal.
Enlisted into 1st Battlion RSF on 9th Feb. 1915. as Private 17170. Entered War in France 9th July 1915. Transferred to Royal Scots as C/pl 51728. Wounded 4 times. Survived WW1. Died 13th May 1989.
Submitted by: Henry Gibson
Private 50th Battalion
William was my great uncle. He left Glasgow to serve in WW1 and died on 3rd October 1918. He is buried in Vis-En-Artois cemetery in France. He was only 19 when he was killed. Lest we forget. Linda and family
Submitted by: Linda Bell
Private 1st Battn. Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 10753
My great-uncle Harry enlisted in August 1914 at the age of 22, and was killed at Broodseinde (Third Ypres) on 4th October 1917. He has no known grave, but is commemorated at Tyne Cot. May his memory never be forgotten.
Submitted by: Derek Stavrou
Prvt Benjamin Riches Middlesex Regiment
Benjamin Riches Killed in the Battle of Passchendaele 31st July 1917 Age 21 years His body was never found and his name is inscribed on MENIN GATE MEMORIAL in YPRES Panel 49 and 51. Remembered by his grandson Nick ASHMAN
Submitted by: Nick Ashman
Andrew Kerr Henderson
Corporal, 1/9th Royal Scots Battalion.
Killed in action aged 33yrs, on 3 August 1917, when on reconnaissance patrol at the Steenbeck river near Ypres. Left behind his wife of 6 years and his young son and baby daughter. He is lovingly remembered with gratitude by his family.
Submitted by: Andrew Henderson
Leslie Joseph Gurney
2 NZEF 24th Battalion, NZ Army C Coy Div Sigs
You enlisted for WW2 in 1942 and was drafted to Div Sigs because of your background in morse code. You fought in Egypt and was wounded in Italy in the infantry, being invalided home to New Zealand in 1944. We miss you dad but are very proud of you.
Submitted by: Lesley Haldane
PTE SYDNEY J FOUNTAINE S/N 1950 9TH BATTALION AIF KIA 23 JULY 1916 unknown grave
Sydney we salute you and remember you today and every special day of fighting on the battlefields in WW 1 in lands so far away who fought so gallantly side by side with his mates you were heroic in body and name by your loving family "Lest We Forget"
Submitted by: Elaine Fountaine
Private, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Died 26th October 1917 at Passchendaele leaving a wife and 3 children.
Submitted by: John Ievers
Private 10th LINCOLNS (GRIMSBY CHUMS)
Your courage and sacrifice at the Somme on 01 July 1916 is forever in our memories. “You gave your tomorrow for our today”. Thank you and your comrades of The Grimsby Chums for their steadfastness and supreme bravery in battle.
Submitted by: Charles Ottowell
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