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C/1416 Rifleman, Kings Royal Rifle Corps
In memory of Great Uncle Laurence. Killed in Action on September 3rd 1916, Battle of the Ancre Valley, Battle of the Somme. Buried in Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel. We Will Remember Them
Submitted by: Jean Ellwood
Private in 1/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers
I wish to remember my Great Uncle James brother to my Granny Esther who died in WW1 on 27th May 1918. His body was never found so there was no separate grave just a name on the The Soissons Memorial Aisne France. We will remember him.
Submitted by: margaret marquiss
Pilot Officer Royal Air Force 234th Squadron WW II
Killed in an air collision February 21 1940, England. Age 23 Born in Canada. Enlisted in England Buried Torquay Cemetery Devon England A much loved son, brother, nephew, fiance. Would have loved to have known you
Submitted by: Heather Wiley
Private 610674 / 19th Bn., London Regiment
Enlisted on September 21st 1914. Died Sunday 21st July 1918 aged 42, in a prisoner of war camp. Buried at Köln Southern Cemetery. Was survived by his wife and 11 children. Now celebrated by his own huge army of descendants, with gratitude.
Submitted by: Philip Leader
Private Army 4th Battalion Worcestershire regiment
My Great Grandad Edwin Jesse Toy was killed on 15th.November aged 35 in the latter stages of the Battle of the Somme, he fought in France and Flanders as well. R.I.P Great Grandad Toy forever in my memories xxxx
Submitted by: Wendy MacDonald
Enlisted RMLI as a boy bugler 1909, Private in 1913. Served on HMS Euryalus during the Dardanelles campaign . April 1917 to the W Front as L/Cpl RND: wounded 09 May 1918, died 10 May – buried in Doullens cemetery
Submitted by: GEOFF LOVELOCK
Welch Regiment Sargent
A regular soldier in the Welch Regiment from 1911. served in France and Belgium. Wounded in action and honourably discharged in 1917. A much loved father and grandfather who was lucky enough to survive this terrible conflict.
Submitted by: Margaret Litchfield
Private. Princess Patricias Canadian Light Infantry.
Emigrated to Canada 1901. Enlisted Ottawa, August 1914. Joined newly formed regiment and classified as an "Original". Killed 8th May, 1915 at the battle of Frezenburg, where critically, the Canadians "held the line". Commemorated on the Menin Gate.
Submitted by: Brian Riches
9th Lancers (Queens Royal)
K.I.A. 26th September 1914 when a stray shell hit cavalry billets in Longueval-Barbonval. Buried in village cemetery with 19 of his comrades killed in the same blast. Sweetheart of Esther Edith Wilson of York. Never forgotten.
Submitted by: Michael Barton
Private, Highland Light Infantry
Remembered by his family that never knew him but do not forget his sacrifice. In the words of a dedication in 1915 from the girls of the "ring table" at Turners, Rochdale "sleep well dear friend your duty nobly done"
Submitted by: Jean Conway