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 entries made in an Army Book 129 whilst Dr. Helm was the medical o…

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23 August 1914 Serg-farrier Frans Raymond Paqué killed in action in Belgium on this day

23 August 1914 Serg-farrier Frans Raymond Paqué killed in action …

23 Aug 1914

Serg-farrier Frans Raymond Paqué, 8e Linie Regiment (Belgian Army). Frans was born at Dendermonde, a small town outside…

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26 August 1914 Lt Sir Robert Cornwallis Maude killed in action on this day

26 August 1914 Lt Sir Robert Cornwallis Maude killed in action on…

26 Aug 1914

Robert Cornwallis Maude, 6th Viscount Hawarden was born on 6 September 1890. He was the son of Robert Henry Maude, 5th …

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1 September 1914 Lt George Edward Cecil died on this day

1 September 1914 Lt George Edward Cecil died on this day

01 Sep 1914

George Edward Cecil, born on 9 September 1895 the son of Lord and Lady Edward Cecil, had a lifelong ambition to soldier.…

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Pte Ernest Scott: 14 September 1914

Pte Ernest Scott: 14 September 1914

14 Sep 1914

Ernest was a warehouseman at Spring Mills at Wheatley Lane near Burnley prior to the outbreak of war. A pre-war reservis…

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16 September 1914 Sdt 2e Cl Marius Labruyere, 158 RI was killed in action on this day

16 September 1914 Sdt 2e Cl Marius Labruyere, 158 RI was killed i…

16 Sep 1914

Born at Roanne, Loire on 13 December 1893, Marius' home address was in that town (at 146, Rue Fontalon). He was called f…

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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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13 August 1915 Pte Arthur Moore died when his ship was struck by a torpedo

13 August 1915 Pte Arthur Moore died when his ship was struck by …

13 Aug 1915

Resident at 58, Baron Terrace, Healey Wood, Burnley, Arthur was a weaver at Thompson's Mill, Trafalgar Street at the tim…

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14 August 1915 Pte Samuel Quinn died of his wounds on this day

14 August 1915 Pte Samuel Quinn died of his wounds on this day

14 Aug 1915

From Burnley, Lancashire where he was still resident (Anne Street) at the time of his enlistment, Samuel (who possibly a…

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