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Fusilier, 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers
Remembering my Uncle Jimmy, killed in action May 1942 Battle of Diego Suarez, Madagascar. Married just 7 weeks earlier & served with the 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers. God bless them all, we must never forget them for what they have sacrificed.
Submitted by: David Finnigan
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve/leading Seaman
To a great uncle I nether got to meet. He served on the S.S. Arabistan. Was killed action on the 14th august 1942, aged 34 during the battle of the south Atlantic. May his soul continue to rest in peace. from his great nephew James Parkin
Submitted by: James Parkin
WWI Private - Australia 3rd Light Horse Regt & Imperial Camel Corps; WWII Sgt 29 Employment Coy
My grandfather who served in both World Wars. A gentle man who never spoke about war but never missed an ANZAC Day March. Died 1960,
Submitted by: Elaine Palmer
Flt. Lt. RAF
Remembering my father who died in a flying accident (Avro York) in November 1946 while serving in Egypt. I am proud of his service with the RAF until his untimely death at age 26. He and his crew are remembered as heroes for their service.
Submitted by: Robin O'Carroll
Private, 1st Bn, Seaforth Highlanders, S/4305
William Campbell, my great uncle, was born at Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland on 19 Jul 1892. He was killed in action on 22 Aug 1915 near Laventie, Pas-De- Calais, France and is buried at the Rue Du Bacquerot No. 1 Military Cemetery.
Submitted by: John Campbell
3rd Battalion London regiment private 264293
ITo the Grandfather I never knew you survived the war but died so young leaving 6 children .So proud and honoured to read all your letters to your wife my ( my Nan) from France she kept them all.god bless always remembered.
Submitted by: John Barrett
Private soldier, Royal Sussex Division
My Great Grandfather gave his Life along with 14:000 others that day in the battle of Loos, he was a son, a brother and husband to Minnie, Father to Joyce my Gran and Grt Gran, he died in terrible circumstances, was the first time they used gas.
Submitted by: Joanne Jordan
Sapper 1918660 Royal Engineers (Volunteered into TA, Pontypridd)
Badly injured at Dunkirk when bomb fell near his fox hole. Saved by his brother when he fell into the sea while boarding boat. Deafened and had severe nose bleeds over his short life. My Dad lived to make a good husband & father. Died aged 48 in 1961
Submitted by: Peter Davies
Royal Artillery 3 Bty - 4 HAA Regt.
From Cannock Staffs. Son, brother, uncle, friend. Killed in action 28 May 1940. Buried in the village of Bray-Dunes with 5 of his comrades. “Sunshine passes, shadows fall but love and memories outlast all” RIP.
Submitted by: ernest young
Squadron Leader RAF Medical Service
Dad, always thinking of you at this time, sorry time was short to know you more, as I was a young girl when you passed away. I do remember your cheeky smile and to hear great and funny stories about your time in service. Loved and never forgotten.
Submitted by: Deborah Tierney
W2983 Stoker 2nd Class
To my Uncle Tom, much loved son and brother and uncle. Though I never got to meet you, my mum, your sister, made you come alive in my mind! It is with love, respect and honor we remember you. You will never be forgotten.
Submitted by: Gaye Marks