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Royal Engineers, Staff Sergeant
Served in the Middle East (including Egypt, East Africa, Western Desert, Sudan, Greece, Crete, Syria & Tobruk) in WWII. My father, who taught me to love and cherish books, to seek knowledge and ask questions.
Submitted by: Wendy Chamberlain
Lance Corporal/ 79948/ 176th Tunnelling Company/ R.E.
Killed in Action by a grenade on the 14th September 1915 aged 26 years at Ypres. He is buried at the Gorre British & Indian Cemetery. He was one of fifty seven Cheslyn Hay men to die during World War 1.
Submitted by: Robert Brevitt
48th Heavy Battalion Royal Garrison Artillery/ Gunner
Son of George & Ann Harding of Aylesbury Road, Wendover, Bucks. Died of wounds, aged 30, on 29th November 1917, at 52 Field Ambulance, Canada Farm dressing station, Belgium. We shall remember him.
Submitted by: Graham Pare
My granddad was killed at approx. 2pm on 1st Nov 1918 at Atrez France. It was the last time his regiment saw action, He was a stretcher bearer, collecting a wounded soldier, he himself was struck by a piece of shrapnel just above the left eye.
Submitted by: George Frost
Corporal 2nd Bn Royal Norfolk Regiment
Remembering my Grandad Corporal Amos Hornby who, alongside his Brothers in arms, gave his life to save others on the 27th may 1940 aged 30. He rests in peace at Le paradis war cemetery. Le strem. Northern France. RIP.
Submitted by: James Hornby