11 February 1889 MacGregor VC, Canada’s most highly decorated soldier

11 February 1889 MacGregor VC, Canada’s most highly decorated sol…

11 Feb 1900

John MacGregor was born on 11 February 1889 at Cawdor in the County of Nairnshire and was the third child of William and…

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Dr. Cyril Helm, D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C. (1888 - 1914)

Dr. Cyril Helm, D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C. (1888 - 1914)

14 Aug 1914

The following are taken without alteration from daily enties made in an Army Book 129 whilst Dr. Helm was the medical of…

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29 January 1915 Cpt Henri-Joseph Naudan died of his wounds (1)

29 January 1915 Cpt Henri-Joseph Naudan died of his wounds (1)

27 Jan 1915

He was recalled into service at Mende during the first weeks of August 1914. By the end of September, Henri was in actio…

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3 March 1919 Sgt Earl T Steinhart

3 March 1919 Sgt Earl T Steinhart

03 Mar 1915

From Wilmington ,Illinois, Earl was born on 14 November 1895. He enlisted into the Quartermaster Corps at Indianapolis, …

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27 September 1916 Captain Fergus Bowes-Lyon, 8th Black Watch

27 September 1916 Captain Fergus Bowes-Lyon, 8th Black Watch

27 Sep 1915

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has changed the commemoration for Captain Fergus Bowes-Lyon, an uncle of Her Maje…

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28 January 1916 Dvr Thomas Spurr died of an illness

28 January 1916 Dvr Thomas Spurr died of an illness

28 Jan 1916

Born in Batley, Yorkshire in 1889, Thomas was living at 33, Barden Lane, Burnley, Lancs at the time of his enlistment. …

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26 January 1917 Pte John Hughes Roberts died on this day

26 January 1917 Pte John Hughes Roberts died on this day

26 Jan 1917

700707 Pte John Hughes Roberts, 16th Bn Candian Expeditionary Force Born at Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada on 28 March 1895,…

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22 May 1917 Private Herbert Killian died of his wounds on this day

22 May 1917 Private Herbert Killian died of his wounds on this da…

22 May 1917

Herbert Killian was born in Burnley in the second quarter of 1898. Age 13, in 1911, Herbert was employed in a nut and …

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28 August 1917 The Life and Death of Edward Revere Osler

28 August 1917 The Life and Death of Edward Revere Osler

28 Aug 1917

A Featured Article from Stand To! No 93 by Peter Starling In today's military medical environment interoperability is a…

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19 September 1918 Signaller John Ashworth died on this day

19 September 1918 Signaller John Ashworth died on this day

19 Sep 1917

37152 Signaller John Ashworth died of his wounds on this day John Ashworth was born in the spring of 1898 to Joseph and…

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204071 Private George Leonard Collins,  2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment

204071 Private George Leonard Collins,  2nd Battalion, East Lanca…

27 May 1918

In 1966, I visited for the first time, the grave of my grandfather, George Leonard Collins, in Vailly-sur-Aisne British …

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11 November 1918 Pvt (ex-Sgt) Henry Nicolas Gunther, Co A, 313th Infantry Regiment, US Army.

11 November 1918 Pvt (ex-Sgt) Henry Nicolas Gunther, Co A, 313th …

11 Nov 1918

Born on 5 June 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland, Henry was a bank employee prior to his enlistment in September 1917. A su…

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