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Mounted Military Police - Lance Corporal - Service no. P/2934
Harold Davies was my Great Uncle. He survived WW1, but tragically died 2 Apr 1919 from Influenza and Pnuemonia whilst serving with the B.E.F. France-British Expeditionary Force. Buried with full Military Honours at Southern Cemetery, Cologne, Germany
Submitted by: June Davies
Sergeant, The Royal field Artillary, attached to the Welsh Guards.
Grandad fought in WW1.He was wounded twice and returned to the front.He also received the Meritorius Service Medal. Nanny always said he came back a changed man.We owe him, and his generation a deep debt, that can never be repaid. God bless you all
Submitted by: Rod Mayall
240261 Company Sgt Major 5th Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Remember Uncle Edward Catherall an outstanding soldier killed in action in first battle of Gaza 26 March 1917. Awarded the DCM for gallantry in the field in the face of the enemy whilst in charge of wiring parties, twice mentioned in dispatches RIP.
Submitted by: Anthony Catherall
FLIGHT SARGENT,BOMBER COMMAND,AIR FORCE
My father ,who died in July this year,was always saddened by the loss of his big brother Boyce,in Feb 1945 ,aged just 23,a devastation to all his family.He rests in Bari War cemetery Italy,Far from his Cornish home held close in his families memory.
Submitted by: Julie Gazzani
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