Upload your ancestor's photograph, include a short dedication and then share with your friends and family, to increase your family tree.
British Army - Private
From Sheffield, he joined up in 1916 at the age of 19 years, serving in the York & Lancasters. Later, moved to Machine Gun Corp. He was taken prisoner in November 1917, and held in/near Minden, Germany. Honourably discharged in 1919.
Submitted by: Keith Carter
Flight Sgt No 581112.R.A.F. Bomber Command 40 Squadron, Alconbury.
Born in Aclare,Sligo,Ireland in 1919 and died on the 12th May 1941 aged 21yrs.He is proudly remembered by his family. Interred in Hamburg Cemetery.He willingly gave his young life so we can enjoy the freedoms we have today.A very special young man.
Submitted by: James Cavanagh
Great uncle luke who could not keep his head down bless you and thank you . For giving me the freedom we have today. Bless you all that gave your lives for us to have our today's. All our love always. Michael Catherine Julia x Anthony xxxx
Submitted by: Cate Morey
Private - East Lancs Regiment
Wilfrid died on 3rd Dec1917 near Broodseinde,Ypres, and is buried at the Dochy Road Cemetery. We have only just learned of your story but your family will always remember you, with love and gratitude xx
Submitted by: Jo Laurie
9th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment (Private)
My Uncle Ethelbert known by the family as Sonny. Killed in action WW1, British Expeditionary Force on 23rd March 1916. Buried at Ration Farm (La Plus Douve) Annexe, Ploegsteert. Always loved by the family.
Submitted by: Elizabeth Gorringe
not sure (served up to through to Arras where he was killed)
You was my Fathers youngest brother. You went through 1914 to 1917 sending emotional letters home, relating horrors of your experience, Killed a few months before war ended at Arras. leaving your family in despair. You are a legend for them.
Submitted by: Peter Burles
Corporal 28 th Army Brigade
Taken prisoner at Singapore escaped and joined the 14 Army Brigade in their invasion of Burma. He returned raised a family (six children) worked hard and died after reaching ninety years of age ( hard life never kill any body)
Submitted by: John Parkinson
Lance Corporal/The Hampshire Regiment
You served your country in WW2. You fought and died (29) as a war hero. Your family is so very proud of you. I know you were very much missed by your brother Ronald. Thank you. Ye angels From the stars come down And bear your soul away.
Submitted by: Lynn Walker