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12th Battalion (Sheffield) Yorks and Lancashire Regiment 12/538
Richard was a manager at Bolsover Colliery and joined the Sheffield Pals on the day it was formed in September 1914. Richard and his brother Adrian were killed together as they went over the top at the Somme 1st July 1916. Sadly missed a brave fellow
Submitted by: sharon bristow
Private - West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales Own) 10th Bn.
Born in Shildon, Co Durham. Died in action, France and Flanders, May 12 1917. Memorial Arras Departement du Pas-de-Calais Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Plot: Bay 4. Thank you for your Service.
Submitted by: Donna Aston
1892 Age: 17 South Africa 1892 to 1904 approx -Second Boer War, The Essex Reg't Departed London for Cape, South Africa 1897 World War I: Attestation Sept 3. 1915, released medically unfit Mar 24, 1917 Died in Winnipeg, MB Feb 1, 1942
Submitted by: Linda Hockley
Lietenant, Northamptonshire Regiment, 4th Battalion and 56th Machine Gun Company, Machine Gun Corps
Served in WW1, fought and died in action for his country on 31/7/1917 in Belgium and is commemorated at Ypres, Menin Panel 43 and 45. He had just married my ancestor, Hilda Rose Hoile in Leicester in 1915. I am so sad about it. We must never forget.
Submitted by: Anne Knox
Private, 1st Middlesex Regiment, D Coy, 15 plt, Pillbox 39 (knocked out)
Served Freestate Army 1930s, then British Army, KIA along with his comrade Desmond O'Mahoney, defending Hong Kong, 19/12/1941. The 3rd member of PB John Funnel survived the shelling. Their passing was mourned, but never forgotten.
Submitted by: Sean O'Brogain
39813, 3rd Battalion, Wellington Regiment NZEF
Died 04 October 1917 at age 26 Husband of Florence Hamilton Hodgson Father of Joyce Florence Fraser Parker (nee Hodgson) Grandfather of Richard, David & Michael Parker Remembered with Honour Tyne Cot memorial
Submitted by: Richard Parker
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