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Sgt Cyclist Corps WW1
John Golding was 20 years old when he joined the Army in WW1. He was posted to France and luckily survived but the horror and trauma obviously affected him because he eventually shot himself. Sadly missed . Always in our thoughts
Submitted by: Irene Golding
Private, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
John Henderson, Private, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, died at the Battle of Loos on 27 September 1915 aged only 1919. There is no grave but he is commemorated at the Loos Memorial & remains forever in the fond memory of his descendants
Submitted by: Syd House
Royal Highlanders (Black Watch)
This is my granddad who fought at the Somme and lost his leg in action I'm very proud of him although he died before I was born I always remember him and others in my family who gave so much he recovered at Erskine hospital. LEST WE FORGET
Submitted by: Graham Kerr
Service no 31076 2/5 th battalion East Lancs Regt
First born child to James Alfred and Margaret Kewleyborn 23jan 1899at 24 Wellington Square, Douglas Isle of Man Killed in action 21st March 1918 age 19. Remembered with pride and honour at Pozieres Alway a hero to his siblings and family
Submitted by: viv ward
Private 2nd/4th Battalion Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry
Remembering Percy, son of John and Annie Talmage, with love and pride. Great Uncle to Patricia, Peggy and Philip who died of his wounds on 20 April 1918 age 20. Buried at Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery Submitted by Patricia Francis
Submitted by: Patricia Francis
Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery
The D.C.M. was awarded in March 1916 to W Forsyth for gallantry in the field in the face of the enemy. "For conspicuous gallantry. Gunners Ferguson and Forsyth brought up rations to the Observation Post through very heavy shell fire."
Submitted by: Frank Adams
Private, Canadian Seaforth Artillery
Served in WW1, he was missing presumed dead in The Battle for Mouquet Farm Aug to Sept 1916. He was finally found in a field at the farm in 1938 and buried at the London Cemetery Extension, High Wood, Longueval. Finally found and never forgotten
Submitted by: Sarah Barber
Driver and Sapper 18546 Royal Engineers 3rd Air Line Section
Killed in Salonika on 20 February 1916. . Age 23. Son of Edward and Rose Fox Adams of Dundee; husband of Winnie Adams of 2 Annfield Row Dundee. He was thrown from his officer's horse when exercising it for him as his groom.
Submitted by: Frank Adams
Sargeant, Royal Field Artillary, attached to the Welsh Guards.
My grandfather was wounded twice and returned to the front. Nanny always said he came back a changed man. I am ever grateful to all who fought for our fredom. God bless you all.
Submitted by: Rod Mayall
Private 2341 2nd Monmouthshire Regt
Ernest, 21, was killed on Christmas Day 1914, following the unofficial truce. He was returning from burial duty when shot in the back of the head by a sniper. We visited his grave at Calvaire, near Ploegsteert. RIP Gt-Uncle Ern. Not forgotten.
Submitted by: Janet Lancaster
Corporal: 2nd Border Regiment; regiment number 10590
James enlisted 5th October 1914. He was a young Lancashire Lad, son of Peter and Henrietta Baker, he died of wounds sustained in battle 9th October 1917 age 22. Buried Etaples Military Cemetery. Lest We Forget.
Submitted by: Cathy Monnington