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Private. Duke of Wellington’s ( West Riding ) Regiment. Service number 21390
My Gt Uncle Percy was killed instantly by a shell on a relativity quiet day on the front - 6th September 1916. Remembered and honoured ALWAYS by his Sister Jane's descendants. Buried at Bronfay cemetery, France. Rest in peace Percy.
Submitted by: Anne Batty
Sergeant 257 1st Australian Tunnelling Company
Sadly lost his life at Hill 60, Belgium. Killed in Action by a Trench Mortar 14th November 1916, aged 29 years. Rests now at Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, a long way from home. A Great Uncle who made the supreme sacrifice. Lest We Forget
Submitted by: Jan Gallagher
Private, Border Regiment.1st Battalion.
Enlisted in 1891; saw service in Waziristan 1894-5. Served in the Boer War 1899-1902. Reenlisted in 1914 ,WW1 Discharged in 1918. We are proud of his long service in the British Army. He died in Broken Hill, NSW.Australia. in 1940, 70yrs old.
Submitted by: Pauline schipanski
Royal Armoured Corps, 16th/5th Lancers. Trooper 7889653
A Uncle not known,a dear Brother and loved son, missed forever by his Family, may his and the many who like him who made the Greatest Sacrifice be remebered forever after. Lost to us on, 25th April 1943, Tunisia,North Africa.
Submitted by: Barry Moat
My father was a cadet in the army in his young days. He served in the army during World War 2. He was reported as missing in France in 1940. Then listed as found. He played rugby during his army days. He passed away in Burry Port in 1990 age 85.
Submitted by: Rita Davies
Private 12th & 52nd InfantryBattalion
Charles Roy Glasson Steer was born in Wallaroo SA 1/1/ 1895 to William & Charlotte Steer and grew up in Yongala SA. Enlisted 7th April 1915. KIA France on the 22/10/1916 aged 21yrs. Buried Chester Farm Cemetery Belgium.
Submitted by: Glenys Caust
My dedication is to my great uncle, Samuel John Thorley, who died of wounds, due to a gun shot wound to the head, on 7th August, 1917.He is buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetary. RIP Brave soldier. Sleep tight, thank you.
Submitted by: Julia Henderson
gunner 110th seige bty royal garrison artillery
died 13th august 1918 buried far away in Pernois British Cemetery Halloy-les Pernois France, you are talked about often and will never be forgotten by your nephew's Hugh and Robert and all the family
Submitted by: Jane Caldwell
Private, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry; an Original
Enlisted as soon as war was declared, killed in action, age 26, 2nd Battle of Ypres, 4 May 1916. No body was found - remembered at the Menin Gate. His heartbroken mum had his name and details carved on her own gravestone in Toronto. Lest we forget.
Submitted by: C Caroppo
Lance Sargent, Grenadier Guards 2262592
We are so proud of my dad's service in the Grenadiers. He was 19 when he volunteered in 1941 and served in Sicily, North Africa and Italy. Dad died last year aged 93. He only told us about his war years later in life. We love and miss him very much.
Submitted by: Pamela Horton
5511593 Private, 2nd Bn, The Hampshire Regt .
The uncle my generation never knew died on 16th September 1944 aged 21. He was fatally wounded shortly after the Battle of Monte Cassino and is buried in Gradara War Cemetery, Italy. His family remember him with pride.
Submitted by: Geoff Bentley
Captain, 59th Staffordshire Infantry Divison, &th Battalion Royal Northumberland Fusikiers, machine
For my dear father who served In World War 11 from 1939 - 1945, fought in Normandy and with the troops spearheading into Germany. Lived on happily with his family until he was 94 and still missed dearly.
Submitted by: Jennifer Bufton