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1st Class Stoker, Royal Navy
In Remembrance of my Great Uncle (my Grandfather's older brother) who was born in Chatham, Kent on 9th February 1887 and died on 31st May 1916 on HMS Indefatigable at the Battle of Jutland. He is in the middle of the photograph.
Submitted by: Jane Collacott
Pte S/9042 Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
In loving and living memory of an intelligent, funny and caring young man. My Grandmothers Late Brother who died 23 November 1917. Commemorated at Louverval near Cambrai in France. Never had the chance to live his life and love his love of his life.
Submitted by: Lorraine McColl
PO 1st Class 181868
My Mum's 'Daddy' - in the Navy Reserve so enlisted as soon as WWI began, despite a heart condition. Served bravely on Minesweepers but sadly died 11 February 1917 at the age of 38. His little girl was only four. I am proud to have his medals
Submitted by: Susan Paul
Gunner 84188, Royal Field Artillery
Born Doncaster 1896. Gt Uncle Reginald died of wounds 26/08/1917 during the Battle of Passchendaele. He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium. Remembered with honour. Submitted by Janet A. Roberts
Submitted by: Janet Roberts
Flight Lieutenant RAFVR
In memory of my father killed on active service in Egypt on the 14th August 1944. An Australian who enlisted as a fighter pilot in the RAF in the service of his country. Never met but always remembered but all the family.
Submitted by: Brian Terry
Lancashire Fusiliers & Royal Scottish Regiment
Unsatisfied with being a trainer in Lancashire, he deserted from the Lancashire Fusiliers and enlisted with the London Scottish Regiment to fight at the Front. He was eventually honourably discharged from the LSR after being wounded by a shell burst.
Submitted by: Graham Nelson
1914-1918 Private, West Yorkshire Regiment
Wounded 1915 Dardanelles Turkey, awarded The Military Medal France- September 1917, The Royal Fusiliers 1918- 1919, WW11 1940 re- enlisted at the age of 47 years, died 1969 Washington Co. Durham, always remembered by his family
Submitted by: Thomas Grrainger