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Corporal, Buffs (East Kent) Regiment
1st Battalion. Killed in action 24 June 1917 aged 27. Buried at PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY, MAZINGARBE. My Great Grandfather and family hero. May he rest in peace. We are all very proud of his bravery and service to his country. God Bless xxx
Submitted by: JEANETTE WALSH
1st Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment
Joined Royal Sussex Regiment 1935 and served until medical discharged in 1946 from wounds recieved at El Alamein. Went to Palastine 1936, Jerusalem 1937, Egypt 1938-43 returned to England late 43 on hospital ship to recover. Survived the war,RIP dad
Submitted by: Nigel Bean
L/Cpl, No. 23510, 3 Bn Grenadier Guards,
My Grand Uncle was lost in the Cambrai offensive on 27 Nov 1917, and his body was never found. He is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial at Louveral. This was a Memorial card made by my Maternal Grandmother to her adored older brother.
Submitted by: Michael Dodd
2nd Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles
My Mums Uncle who she never got to meet as died in 1944 at age of 22, in WW2, presumed missing but was found. He and all the other Service men out there is why we wear the Poppy in Honour of their Bravery.
Submitted by: Toni Walsh
L/Cpl S/14807 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders
William enlisted in October 1915 and fought in the Battle of the Somme. In September 1917 he fought in the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) he was KIA on 26/10/1917 near Gheluvelt and his body was never recovered. Remembered on Tyne Cot Memorial.
Submitted by: Jon Bond
Private, Lewis Gunner
Dad you recovered from the gas attack and lived to be 87, you would be horrified to see the country you fought for in its current state. The men of your generation fought the most brutal and unecessary war in world history.
Submitted by: Xarifa Cooper
67 Field Regiment Royal Artillery; Lance Bombardier
In Memory of my Great Uncle Victor . Victor James Worrall, Killed in action May 31, 1940 in Dunkirk, Nord-Pas-de-Calais , France aged 24. Victor was buried in Les Moeres Communal Cemetery Row B. Grave 24., France.
Submitted by: Samantha Waddington