23 May 1917: 13277 Sgt John Hudson, 9th & 10th Bn Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding) Regt.

23 May 1917: 13277 Sgt John Hudson, 9th & 10th Bn Duke of Welling…

23 May 1917

13277 Sgt John Hudson, 9th & 10th Bn Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding) Regt. Born at Cononley, North Yorkshire in 1…

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25 May 1917: 32576 Pte Charles Henry Gill, 8th Bn York and Lancs.

25 May 1917: 32576 Pte Charles Henry Gill, 8th Bn York and Lancs.…

25 May 1917

Charles was born at Bradley, Yorkshire in 1896. At the 1911 fCensus the family were living at 49 St John St, Silsden, nr…

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28 May 1917 2nd Lt Robert Hilary Lockhart Whitelaw, Household Battalion

28 May 1917 2nd Lt Robert Hilary Lockhart Whitelaw, Household Bat…

28 May 1917

From Monkland, Nairn, Robert was born at Tibbermore, Perthshire in 1895. The son of William and Gertrude Whiteland, thei…

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1 June 1917: Jaeger Alois Scharmer, 2 Rgt d Tir KJ.

1 June 1917: Jaeger Alois Scharmer, 2 Rgt d Tir KJ.

01 Jun 1917

From Innsbruck , Austria, Alois was born on 26 May 1889. In civilian life, he was engaged as a private employee before b…

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2 June 1917 : 18-903 L/Cpl James McCoubrey, 12th Bn Royal Irish Rifles

2 June 1917 : 18-903 L/Cpl James McCoubrey, 12th Bn Royal Irish R…

02 Jun 1917

James initially enlisted in April 1915 (in Belfast), into the 18th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. After training in Ire…

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5 June 1917: 37903 Pte John Bentham, 9th Bn York and Lancaster Regt

5 June 1917: 37903 Pte John Bentham, 9th Bn York and Lancaster Re…

05 Jun 1917

From Low Bentham, Yorkshire, after being rejected for voluntary service in December 1915, he was conscripted into the Yo…

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7 June 1917 : 15952 L Cpl Fred Latham MM, 11th Bn Manchester Regt

7 June 1917 : 15952 L Cpl Fred Latham MM, 11th Bn Manchester Regt…

07 Jun 1917

By 1901, Fred was living at Knowles Farm, Roby Mill along with his father, an uncle, a cousin and his grandmother. Not …

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697054 Pte Alexander Falconer, 31st Bn CEF (Alberta Regt).

697054 Pte Alexander Falconer, 31st Bn CEF (Alberta Regt).

28 Jul 1917

Alex was a farmer. He enlisted into the army on 12 September 1916 before being sent to the 31st Bn serving in France. Al…

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Inf. Sebastian Scheugenpflug, Kgl.Bayr.Res.Inf.Regt.17

Inf. Sebastian Scheugenpflug, Kgl.Bayr.Res.Inf.Regt.17

31 Jul 1917

Sebastian was a grocer from Lengthal, Bavaria. A recalled reservist in August 1914, he first saw action during the Firs…

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15 August 1917 Pte Samuel Young died on this day

15 August 1917 Pte Samuel Young died on this day

15 Aug 1917

At the outbreak of war he was living in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. He enlisted into the Sussex Regiment (as 11948) at Tunbr…

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16 August 1917 Lt Colonel Sir Robert Benyon Nevill Gunter died on this day

16 August 1917 Lt Colonel Sir Robert Benyon Nevill Gunter died on…

16 Aug 1917

Sir Nevill served as a Lieutenant Colonel (graded as a Staff Lieutenant, 1st Class) in the 3rd (Special Reserve) Battali…

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28 August 1917 The Life and Death of Edward Revere Osler

28 August 1917 The Life and Death of Edward Revere Osler

28 Aug 1917

A Featured Article from Stand To! No 93 by Peter Starling In today's military medical environment interoperability is a…

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