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Private, The Royal Winnipeg Rifles, 8th Division, Second Battle of Ypres, 1915
A humble, obedient soldier w/ 90th Rifles (Little Black Devils); took shrapnel at 2nd Ypres, gassed, captured (2X), Lager 2, Block 4, Rennbahn Camp, Munster; escaped (2X). Lost 2 of every 3 men in combat. Thanks to you & your comrades.
Submitted by: Neil Johnston
PTE 7296 Worcs Regiment
Killed 7th May, 1914 born Waterford, son of Johanna McCarthy Stradbally. An Uncle that was in the 2nd and 3rd Batt fought for our freedom and may he rest in peace where ever he lays still on the battlefield.
Submitted by: Sharon Hurlock
CSM Australian Imperial Forces 10th Battalion
Born 1884 Middle Barton, Oxfordshire. Served in the 1st Oxford Bucks Light Infantry for 12 years. In 1914 enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces reg no 617. Killed in action in Pozieres on 25/07/1916.
Submitted by: Frances Hruzik
2nd Battalion Devonshire Regiment Corporal 5623074
To the Uncle I never met who lost his life fighting for his Country Died 6th June 1944 first day landings Normandy buried Bayeux War Cemetery France age 25 A very Brave Man We will always remember you
Submitted by: David Franklin
WWI 3rd Australian Div - Driver
Bravely put his age back to 45 to join AIF at 52 - known as 'Dad' by his army mates. Engaged in Battle of Bullecourt, James drove ration wagons to the front line. He was submitted for honours after being mentioned in despatches. Hail grandfather!
Submitted by: Gwenda Eakins
The Royal Munster Fusiliers private 5283. Died in France, age 23 years.
My grand uncle whom I never met. I would love to have a photo of you. I visited the cemetery at Richburg, France where you are laid to rest. Your mother must have been devastated when she got the news as she was a widow. May you rest in peace.
Submitted by: Maureen D'Arcy