9 November 1917 Pte John Wood was killed in action on this day

9 November 1917 Pte John Wood was killed in action on this day

09 Nov 2017

Born and resident in Burnley, Lancashire, John enlisted into the Lancashire Fusiliers in Burnley in December 1915 and ar…

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10 November 1917 Theodor Schwarzmuller died of his wounds on this day

10 November 1917 Theodor Schwarzmuller died of his wounds on this…

10 Nov 2017

A book-keeper from Sagstetten, Bavaria, Theodor was born in 1894. He was called into service in the Autumn of 1914 and …

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11 November 1918 Sdt Trébuchon was killed on this day

11 November 1918 Sdt Trébuchon was killed on this day

11 Nov 2017

The last French soldier to be killed in action during the Great War, Augustin was born on 30 May 1878 in the small farmi…

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The last French soldier to be killed in action during the Great War

The last French soldier to be killed in action during the Great W…

11 Nov 2017

The last French soldier to be killed in action during the Great War, Augustin was born on 30 May 1878 in the small farmi…

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12 November 1917 Vormeister August Olz died on this day

12 November 1917 Vormeister August Olz died on this day

12 Nov 2017

A farmer from the South Tyrol, August was born on 1 September 1896. Called into service in mid 1915, he was, after a spe…

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13 November 1914 Jaeger Robert Luger died on this day

13 November 1914 Jaeger Robert Luger died on this day

13 Nov 2017

A paint factory employee before the war, Robert was born in Austria on the 7 April 1889. At the outbreak of war, he was …

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14 November 1916 Pte Bertie Adams was killed in action on this day

14 November 1916 Pte Bertie Adams was killed in action on this da…

14 Nov 2017

A weaver at Duckworth's Mill, Kelbrook, Bertie was born at Foulridge, Lancashire in 1895. He enlisted into the East Lanc…

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15 November 1916 Pte Arthur Henry Sharples was killed on this day

15 November 1916 Pte Arthur Henry Sharples was killed on this day…

15 Nov 2017

A cotton weaver from Burnley, Lancashire, Arthur was born in the town in 1898. Resident on Berry Street, Burnley, he en…

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16 November 1917 Pte Joseph Williams died on this day

16 November 1917 Pte Joseph Williams died on this day

16 Nov 2017

Born at Cornholme, Lancashire in 1888, Joseph was a carter employed by Barnoldswick Council prior to enlistment. He was …

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17 November 1919 Lieutenant Roland Mac Gray shot during an argument

17 November 1919 Lieutenant Roland Mac Gray shot during an argume…

17 Nov 2017

Born 7 June 1896 at Fowler, Benton County, Indiana, Roland was a West Point graduate of the Class of 1918. After trainin…

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18 November 1917 Pvt Harry George Myers was killed in action on this day

18 November 1917 Pvt Harry George Myers was killed in action on t…

18 Nov 2017

Birth details unknown, Harry was a foster child who was raised on a farm at Uniontown, Perry County. He enlisted into t…

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19 November 1917 Sgt James William Blake died on this day

19 November 1917 Sgt James William Blake died on this day

19 Nov 2017

Of 1 King Street, Burnley, James enlisted into the 5th Bn East Lancs (Regtl. Number 2991) on 15 October 1914. A book-ke…

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