1 January 1918 : 240840 Cpl. Stephen Healey

1 January 1918 : 240840 Cpl. Stephen Healey

01 Jan 1918

Born in Burnley, Lancashire in 1881, Stephen Healey was a coal miner turned town corporation labourer.  He was married …

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2 January 1918 : 289751 Spr William Balderstone

2 January 1918 : 289751 Spr William Balderstone

02 Jan 1918

289751 Spr William Balderstone, 266 Rly Coy, Royal Engineers. William was born in Skipton in 1883 to William and Susan …

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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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U/Offz. Otto Stadler, 4. Komp. Kgl. Bay. 28. Inf, Regt

U/Offz. Otto Stadler, 4. Komp. Kgl. Bay. 28. Inf, Regt

16 Jul 1918

Otto was a housekeeper in his civilian life. Called into service in March 1915, he saw frontline service from July 1916…

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Sgt Omer Albert Huntzinger, 15 Co, 2nd Regiment, Signal Corps

Sgt Omer Albert Huntzinger, 15 Co, 2nd Regiment, Signal Corps

17 Jul 1918

He enlisted into the army at Newcastle, Indiana on 7 December 7 1917. Trained at Fort Thomas, Kentucky and Camp Merritt…

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27 July 1917 Lieutenant Ivan Beauclerk Hart-Davies, RFC died on this day

27 July 1917 Lieutenant Ivan Beauclerk Hart-Davies, RFC died on t…

27 Jul 1918

Lieutenant Ivan Beauclerk Hart-Davies, RFC. Lieutenant Ivan Beauclerk Hart-Davies, RFC, who was killed in an aeroplane …

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Alfred Edward Gaby, Australian VC

Alfred Edward Gaby, Australian VC

08 Aug 1918

Alfred was a labourer and farmer before joing the Australian Imperial Force receiving a commission in 1917. On 8 August…

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20 August 1897 Cpl / Flt.Cdt John Arthur Wilson MM: Durham Light Infantry, Machine Gun Corps, Royal Air Force

20 August 1897 Cpl / Flt.Cdt John Arthur Wilson MM: Durham Light …

20 Aug 1918

As a boy, after Sunday lunch, I recall sitting on my grandfather's knee and he would start off with the line ‘have I tol…

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21 August 1918 Sgt Sebastian Mitterhofer died of his injuries on this day

21 August 1918 Sgt Sebastian Mitterhofer died of his injuries on …

21 Aug 1918

An office worker from Weisenberg, Bavaria, Sebastian was an active reservist at the outbreak of war and, therefore, he s…

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24 August 1918 Pte Thomas Jackson died of Malaria on this day

24 August 1918 Pte Thomas Jackson died of Malaria on this day

24 Aug 1918

A weaver at Sandygate Mill, Burnley, Thomas, who lived at 88 Nairne Street, was born in the town in 1887. Connected with…

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25 August 1918 PVT Charles W Hoadley killed by a German aeroplane raid on this day

25 August 1918 PVT Charles W Hoadley killed by a German aeroplane…

25 Aug 1918

Private Charles W Hoadley was born on 6 February 1893 in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania and resided in Bradford, PA. Shortly …

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Second Lieutenant Laurence Reeves 1st Bn The Hertfordshire Regiment

Second Lieutenant Laurence Reeves 1st Bn The Hertfordshire Regime…

25 Aug 1918

He was the son of James Reeves and Josephine Reeves. They lived at The Red House, New Barnet, Hertfordshire.  Laurence …

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