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Private, 6th Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment
Wounded in combat on July 29 1917. Died for his country on his 20th birthday, August 2 1917. Honoured in 2015 to visit his grave in Lijssenthoek Cemetery Poperinge Belgium. A brave young man gone too soon. Remembered by your Canadian family.
Submitted by: Heather Wiley
Acting Corporal West Riding Regiment
Joined up in January 1914. Went to France in May 1915. He was badly injured at the Somme in July 1916. He was one of the lucky ones he came home. He died in 1938 at the age of 60 and is buried in the war graves in Huddersfield cemetery.
Submitted by: Gail Milton
Private 1st Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Killed in action at Gallipoili on 29 June 1915 aged 39. Remembered with honour at the Helles Memorial. Born in Co Mayo, lived in Hapton, Lancs leaving his wife and 3 young children (one being my granddad). Rest in peace. x
Submitted by: Pauline Pickard
Private 3508 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
In memory of Robert Strachan from Pelton Fell, Co Durham. Died 9th January 1916, aged 20, from wounds. At rest in Pelton Fell Cemetery. He was enlisted with his brother Henry Strachan (3509). A brave young man gone too soon.
Submitted by: Linda Thomas
PRIVATE 4th BATALLION SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS
At Armistice time, as I do every year, I will quietly visit the War Memorial in Gilmerton Churchyard and pay my respects to my eternally young cousin and namesake who I never knew and whose name I bear with humility and gratitude.
Submitted by: David Dalgetty
Stoker - 1st Class, HMS Cressy
Born 23rd April 1888 in Deepfields, Bilston, Staffordshire, James was 26 years old when his ship (HMS Cressy) was torpedoed and sunk off the Dutch coast early in the morning of 22nd September 1914. More about James here: http://bit.ly/2fdUB4q
Submitted by: Paul Watton
Private 3509 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
In memory of Henry Strachan from Pelton Fell, Co Durham. Died 7th November 1918, aged 20, in Quedlinburg POW camp, Germany. At rest in Niederzwehren Cemetery. He was enlisted with his brother Robert Strachan (3508). A brave young man gone too soon.
Submitted by: Linda Thomas
Sapper,160393, Royal Engineers, 227th Field Company (Stockton on Tees)
This is a man who will forever be in our thoughts and will be forever. Great Grandsons and future generations will never forget him nor his sacrifice for the benefit of all of us.
Submitted by: Graham Wright
Private, North Staffordshire Regiment 1st/5th Bn
Served in WW1, fought for his country and died on 13th October 1915 aged 21 at the Battle of Loos. Much loved son of Thomas and Elizabeth Sufflebotham of Newcastle, Staffordshire.
Submitted by: Michael Gibbons