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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
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
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
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
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
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
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