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Coldstream Guards Private 22403
My uncle Ernie was very brave for his age,I never met him. At the battle of Hazerbrouck ,13th April,2-30 in the afternoon He was killed aged 18 years old. He is was defending Nieppe Forest 3rd battalion Goldstream Guards. He is on Ploegsteert Wall .
Submitted by: Freda Woolley
14685. 12th Bn., Kings (Liverpool Regiment)
Private Donald Cowap died Saturday 16th September 1916 aged 27. Buried La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Somme, France. Your Cowap family will not forget your sacrifice and we remember you with pride.
Submitted by: Sue Higginbotham
Black Watch Royal Highlanders (S/9368) Sergeant
In memory of Great Uncle Hector who died on 23rd April 1917 in the Pas de Calais and is buried at Guemappe British Cemetery. No photograph of Hector can be found but visited his grave back in 2006 which was a very moving experience. Lest We Forget.
Submitted by: Lesley Wale
Corporal, HAC 2nd Battalion
Killed in action near Ecoust St Mein, in 1917. Remembered and honoured by his family in South Africa and around the world. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. RIP Great Uncle Cyril. Submitted by; Mel Smethurst
Submitted by: Mel Smethurst
Ernest Griffin joined the Queens Regiment,18 year old joined the B.E.F 18th May 1940 then marched to a small French village got cut off and was made captive on the morning 21st May 1940, then suffered 5 years as a POW in Poland RIP Dad (2nd on Left)
Submitted by: Alan Griffin
Rifleman, 15th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles
William was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 7th July 1916. He was the youngest of five brothers who fought in WW1, and one of three who died in service. Lest we forget.
Submitted by: Laura Butler
Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery
Served WW1 and died on the Somme in one of the last battles fought around Verchain S France and died 1/11/1918 and buried in a small cemetery in Verchain-Maugre. John and David his Nephews miss the chance to meet him as do the rest of the family
Submitted by: John Robertson
Private 7th Bttn North Staffords
Remembering my Grandad who died in Mesopotamia on 20th April 1916 when my Mum, Ruth Whittaker (nee Boulton), was just 15 months old. He is remembered on the Basa Memorial (Iraq) and the Longton (Stoke-on-Trent) Cenotaph. He left a wife and 7 children
Submitted by: Michael Whittaker
Lance Corporal,16th (Royal Devon and R. North Devon Yeomanry) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment.
Killed in action Sep. 10, 1918. Son of Tom and Fanny Elizabeth Castle, of 3 Crosspark Terrace, Heavitree, Exeter. Age 23 Buried:Templeux-le-Guerard Departement de la Somme Picardie, France Plot: I. B. 1. My Great Uncle. Taken too soon. R.I.P.
Submitted by: David Taylor