Pte Albert Henry Smither 2nd/4th Royal Scots: 12 September 1918

Pte Albert Henry Smither 2nd/4th Royal Scots: 12 September 1918

12 Sep 1918

Albert lived in Tottenham and Walthamstow, attending Blackhorse Road Boys’ School from 1904-1909. When he enlisted i…

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Corporal Henry I Ingersoll, Company K: 15 September 1918

Corporal Henry I Ingersoll, Company K: 15 September 1918

15 Sep 1918

Henry Ingersoll graduated from Erasmus Hall High School and attended Cornell University where he studied civil engineeri…

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23 September 1918 Chief Mot Mech William Howson died on this day

23 September 1918 Chief Mot Mech William Howson died on this day

23 Sep 1918

Born in Hellifield, Yorkshire in 1888, William worked for the Midland Railway Co. in the gas department of Hellifield St…

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27 September 1918 Louise de Bettignies (alias 'Alice Dubois') died on this day

27 September 1918 Louise de Bettignies (alias 'Alice Dubois') die…

27 Sep 1918

Also known as 'The Jean d'Arc of the North', Louise de Bettingnies was born on 15 July 1880 at St.Amand-les-Eaux. Althou…

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20 October 1918 Cpl Gilbert P Hamilton died from influenza on this day

20 October 1918 Cpl Gilbert P Hamilton died from influenza on thi…

20 Oct 1918

Born 26 October 1898 at Connersville, Indiana, Gilbert was a machinist by trade. He enlisted into the Indiana National G…

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23 October 1918 Pvt Edward M Beneker died on this day

23 October 1918 Pvt Edward M Beneker died on this day

23 Oct 1918

A farmer from Franklyn County, Indiana, Edward was born at South Gate on 20 September 1895. He was drafted into service …

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24 October 1918 Pte John S Lamberton killed in action on this day

24 October 1918 Pte John S Lamberton killed in action on this day…

24 Oct 1918

From Stewarton, Ayr, John was a cabinet maker in the employ of Messrs W Mackenzie & Co prior to the war. In Januar…

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27 October 1918 Pte Reginald Smith died of pneumonia on this day

27 October 1918 Pte Reginald Smith died of pneumonia on this day

27 Oct 1918

Born in Leeds in 1898, Reginald was a twister in a weaving mill prior to the war. He was conscripted into service in Feb…

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4 November 1918 Gnr Cecil French was killed in action on this day

4 November 1918 Gnr Cecil French was killed in action on this day…

04 Nov 1918

Cecil French was born on 19 November 1899 in Walthamstow and joined Blackhorse Road Boys’ School on 11 June 1906. He le…

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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 supp…

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Sdt Augustin Joseph Louis Victorin Trébuchon, 415e RI.

Sdt Augustin Joseph Louis Victorin Trébuchon, 415e RI.

11 Nov 1918

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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25 November 1918 Pvt Elmer Taylor died of pneumonia on this day

25 November 1918 Pvt Elmer Taylor died of pneumonia on this day

25 Nov 1918

A chauffeur from Richmond, Indiana, Elmer was born on 2 August 1898. He enlisted into the US Regular Army at Jefferson B…

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