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42893, Private, 10th. Essex Regiment. (Formerly 5th. V.Bn.Sussex Regiment)
Killed in action 8th.August 1918. Aged 19 years. At rest in Beacon British Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette, France. Ref: VI. A.4. My Uncle, much loved brother of my Mother Dorothy Elizabeth Sharples (nee Sparshott). Remembered always with love. Brian.
Submitted by: Brian Sharples
7th Infantry Brigade, 25th Infantry Battalion, 17th Reinforcements
Corporal George Simmons 6194. Fought bravely for his country. Returned home 1920 with wife Christina & child George Stanley onboard HMS Honorato. Father of 8 children. Loved and remembered by all his family. Submitted by: Christina Simmons
Submitted by: Christina Smith
2nd Battalion Duke of Wellingtons Regiment
Eldest Son of Mr Thomas A and Mrs Frances Kewley. Died of Wounds as a Prisoner of War 10th October 1917. He is Buried at the Niederzwehren Cemetery Cassel in Germany An inscription on his headstone reads “Worthy of Everlasting Love.
Submitted by: Maureen Kewley
Corporal, 10th bat, Essex Regiment
Died 20th July 1916 in Delville Wood. His commanding officer told his brother that he was shot in the chest while helping a wounded comrade. No known grave but remembered on the Thiepval memorial. See website for details.
Submitted by: Simon Cains
A private in the army in WW1
A beloved grandfather who served in France in WW1. He returned home but was deaf due to the noise of mortar fire His lungs were damaged because of mustard gas. He never spoke of his time in the army because of the terrible things he had experienced.
Submitted by: Elaine Peluch
Private No. 47056 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
In memory of Reginald Ashby who was killed in action in France on 15 October 1918 aged 19. He has no known grave and is named on the Memorial to the Missing in Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium. Remembered with pride by his family.
Submitted by: Hilary Ashby
2nd/4thBn.,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
To an uncle I never knew about until this year (2017). It has been my privilege to escort the Legion flag for 8 / 9 years on Pudsey's Remembrance Parade. In 2018 your name will rightfully be on the Cenotaph. You died so young aged 22 years.
Submitted by: Bryan Bonnington
139 Brigade 2/5 Leicester Regiment Service No 5389003
Herby has no known grave, wounded and captured at Kassarine Pass being shipped to Italy. Sunk by allied submarine. Named on memorial Medjez-El-bab, Tunisia and also on family grave as shown on photo. Died 18 March 1943
Submitted by: Frank Henry Morris