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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Kaiserschütze Rudolf Huber, k.k. Landesschützen-Regiment ‘Bozen’ Nr. 2

Kaiserschütze Rudolf Huber, k.k. Landesschützen-Regiment ‘Bozen’ …

14 Jul 1915

Rudolf Huber was born on 17 January 1881. Recalled as a reservist in July 1914, he saw service in Austria and then Pola…

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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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6000 Gnr William Greenwood, 111th Company, MGC (Inf)

6000 Gnr William Greenwood, 111th Company, MGC (Inf)

13 Jul 1916

William was residing with his parents at Church Square, Worsthorne at the time of his enlistment. Originally enlisting i…

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Lance Corporal Eugene Walter Linley, 5th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders.

Lance Corporal Eugene Walter Linley, 5th Battalion, Cameron Highl…

18 Jul 1916

The 1901 census records him living at Muirfiled Road, Inverness, with his parents Fred [b.1859 Huddersfield?, Yorkshire]…

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Corporal John Beresford Bryson, 53 Battalion, Australian Infantry, Australian Imperial Force (AIF).

Corporal John Beresford Bryson, 53 Battalion, Australian Infantry…

19 Jul 1916

He was the son of James and Emily Bryson, of Huskisson, New South Wales. He enlisted on 1 August 1915 and he embarked fr…

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1797 Pte. Alexander McGregor McKenzie, 32 nd Bn.AIF

1797 Pte. Alexander McGregor McKenzie, 32 nd Bn.AIF

20 Jul 1916

Alexander McKenzie was born at Talia, South Australia on 11 January 1891. He enlisted at Keswick, South Australia on 7 …

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Major-General Ingouville-Williams, 34th Division

Major-General Ingouville-Williams, 34th Division

22 Jul 1916

In 1914 Brigadier General Edward Ingouville-Williams went to France as a commander of 16 Infantry Brigade (6th Division)…

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