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Remember: on this Day The First World War: join the Western Front Association, the premier organisation for study, learning and research into all aspects of The Great War 1914-18, and to understanding more about the phenomenon which shaped the 20th century http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day.html Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:02:04 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb 26 November 1915 Lt John Barclay Clibborn http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4257-26-november-1915-lt-john-barclay-clibborn.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4257-26-november-1915-lt-john-barclay-clibborn.html 26 Nov 1915 Lt John Barclay ClibbornLt John Barclay Clibborn, 1st Regt Canadian Mounted Rifles

Born at Bentham, Yorkshire on 24 January 1887, John emigrated to Canada and was living in Alberta at the time of the outbreak of war. A broker by trade, he was also a member of his local militia unit with whom, after an attachment to Lord Strathcona's Horse, John had received a commission.

On 25 May 1915, John volunteered for service with the CEF and, by the end of summer 1915, was serving on the Western Front. Severely wounded near Irish Farm, Ypres Salient, John died in an Advanced Dressing Station run by the 3rd Canadian Field Ambulance near Romarin on 26 November 1915.

He is now buried in Maple Leaf Cemetery, Romarin.

26 November 1915

 

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25 November 1918 Pvt Roy L Gray http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4256-25-november-1918-pvt-roy-l-gray.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4256-25-november-1918-pvt-roy-l-gray.html 25 Nov 1918 Pvt Roy L GrayPvt Roy L Gray, Co B Military Mounted Police

A journalist and advertising manager of the Kalamazoo Gazette (Michigan), Roy was born in Jay County, Indiana on 15 July 1889. Drafted into the army on 24 July 1918, he underwent training with the 160th Depot Brigade at Camp Custer, Michigan before being transferred to the Military Mounted Police.

Still located at Camp Custer, Roy contracted pneumonia and died on 25 November 1918. He was buried with full military honours at Sturgis, Michigan.

25 November 1918

 

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24 November 1916 Rtr Josef Faltermeier http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4244-24-november-1916-rtr-josef-faltermeier.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4244-24-november-1916-rtr-josef-faltermeier.html 24 Nov 1916 Rtr Josef FaltermeierRtr Josef Faltermeier, 2 Esk K B Schw Reiter Regt Nr 2 Erz Franz Ferdinand von Österreich-Este

Born at Niederbiebach, Bavaria in 1895, Josef was called into service in late 1914 and took part in the occupation of Belgium until being transferred to the Eastern Front in May 1915.

He served in Russia until being severely wounded in action in November 1916. Dying of his wounds in hospital on 24 November 1916, Josef's grave location is unrecorded.

24 November 1916

 

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23 November 1917 Pte Joseph Hoole http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4243-23-november-1917-pte-joseph-hoole.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4243-23-november-1917-pte-joseph-hoole.html 23 Nov 1917 Pte Joseph Hoole202241 Pte Joseph Hoole, 1/4th Bn King's Own (Ryl Lancaster Regt)

From Preston, Lancashire, Joseph was born in 1892. A pre-war territorial, he had been a weaver in his civilian life and re-enlisted in 1916.

In May 1917, Joseph was sent out to France and fought in the 3rd Battle of Ypres and at Cambrai where he was seriously wounded in both legs, right arm and chest.

He died of these injuries in a Casualty Clearing Station on 23 November 1917 and is now buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme.

23 November 1917

 

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22 November 1914 Jaeger Eugen Fussenegger http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4242-22-november-1914-jaeger-eugen-fussenegger.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4242-22-november-1914-jaeger-eugen-fussenegger.html 22 Nov 1914 Jaeger Eugen FusseneggerJäger Eugen Fussenegger, 3 Rgt d Tir K J

Born at Dornbirn, Austria on 9 June 1888, Eugen was a builder in his civilian life. A recalled reservist in July 1914, he saw service in Poland from the first weeks of the war onwards.

Wounded in action in November 1914, Eugen died in the Reserve Military Hospital at Krakau on 22 November 1914 and was buried in the hospital cemetery.

22 November 1914

 

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21 November 1917 Pvt Fred M Cook http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4241-21-november-1917-pvt-fred-m-cook.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4241-21-november-1917-pvt-fred-m-cook.html 21 Nov 1917 Pvt Fred M CookPvt Fred M Cook, 494th Aero Squadron US Army Signal Corps

Born at Bass Lake, Starke County, Indiana in May 1892, Fred enlisted into the US Regular Army on 23 July 1917 and initially served at San Antonio, Texas.

After transfer to US Army Aviation, he was sent to New York to embark on overseas service but was killed by the accidental discharge of a revolver in New York harbour on 21 November 1917 whilst boarding a Troop Ship bound for France.

He is buried in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

21 November 1917

 

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20 November 1918 Pte Robert Webster http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4240-20-november-1918-pte-robert-webster.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4240-20-november-1918-pte-robert-webster.html 20 Nov 1918 Pte Robert WebsterM/319386 Pte Robert Webster, 648th MT Coy Army Service Corps

From Skipton, Yorkshire, Robert was conscripted into the Army Service Corps in 1916 and, after training, served within the UK (near London) until 1918 when he was sent on active service in East Africa.

He fell ill around the time of the armistice and died of disease in a convalescent hospital at Nakuru on 20 November 1918. Robert is buried in Nakuru North Cemetery, Kenya.

20 November 1918

 

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19 November 1915 Pte Noel Bennett http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4239-19-november-1915-pte-noel-bennett.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4239-19-november-1915-pte-noel-bennett.html 19 Nov 1915 Pte Noel Bennett15220 Pte Noel Bennett, 10th Bn Duke of Wellington's (W Riding) Regt.

Born at Clifton Station, near Penrith, Cumberland on 5 August 1896, Noel was employed as a railway clerk at Carnforth prior to enlistment. He volunteered for service with the West Riding Regiment at Halifax in January 1915 and was sent on active service with the 10th Battalion on 23 August 1915.

After serving in the Bois Grenier sector for most of his time in the front-line, Noel was killed by a German sniper whilst attempting to rescue a wounded comrade who was lying in No-man's Land near Chapelle d'Armentieres on 19 November 1915. He is buried in X-Farm Cemetery, Chapelle d'Armentieres, Nord.

19 November 1915

 

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18 November 1914 Sdt Claude Lugnié http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4218-2014-11-13-20-19-38.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4218-2014-11-13-20-19-38.html 18 Nov 1914 Sdt Claude Lugnié294 Sdt Claude Lugnié, 298e RI

Born at Villemontais, Loire, on 24 January 1889, Claude initially served in the 98e RI between 1910 and 1912. A recalled reservist, he re-enlisted into the 98e during the first week of August 1914 but was transferred to the reserve regiment, the 298e RI, soon after enlistment.

With the 298e, Claude saw action in the Battle of Alsace and the Battle of Picardy during the first two months of the war before settling into entrenched positions on the Aisne in September.

Claude was killed near Vingré, Aisne,on 18 November 1914 during the attacks on the Nouvron Plateau of October- December 1914 and is now buried in 'Le Bois Roger' French Military Cemetery at Ambleny, Aisne.

18 November 1914

 

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17 November 1918 Cdt George Washington Tustison http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4217-17-november-1918-cdt-george-washington-tustison.html http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/great-war-people/remember-on-this-day/4217-17-november-1918-cdt-george-washington-tustison.html 17 Nov 1918 Cdt George Washington TustisonCdt George Washington Tustison, US Army Air Service

An automobile mechanic from Newville Township, Dekalb County, George was born on 22 February 1893. After enlisting into the Aviation Service on 13 March 1918, he was trained at Kelly Field, Texas, Eberts Field, Arkansas and Long Island , NY before sailing for England in September 1918.

Based in Liverpool, England, George died of influenza on 17 November 1918. Initially buried in Liverpool, George's body was returned to the USA post war and he is now buried in Scipio Cemetery, Allen County, Indiana.

17 November 1918

 

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