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 2017

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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5 November 1916 Pte Charles Illingworth killed in action on this day

5 November 1916 Pte Charles Illingworth killed in action on this …

05 Nov 2017

Born in late 1891 in Ossett Son of Andrew an Sarah After school he became a clerk working in a fell mongers. He enlis…

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6 November 1914 Carl Hans Lody was shot as a spy on this day

6 November 1914 Carl Hans Lody was shot as a spy on this day

06 Nov 2017

6 November 1914, broke cold, foggy and bleak, and at a very early hour Lody was brought from his cell, and the grim proc…

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7 November 1914 Sdt Claudius Descotes was killed in action on this day

7 November 1914 Sdt Claudius Descotes was killed in action on thi…

07 Nov 2017

Joseph was born at Chauffailles, Saône-et-Loire on 7th January 1893, He was living at 33, Quai du Bassin, Roanne, Loire…

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8 November 1914 Sgt Martin Brennan was killed in action on this day

8 November 1914 Sgt Martin Brennan was killed in action on this d…

08 Nov 2017

Martin lived at 105 Ardwick Street, Burnley at the time of his re-enlistment. A reservist in 1914, Martin originally enl…

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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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