1797 Pte. Alexander McGregor McKenzie, 32 nd Bn.AIF

1797 Pte. Alexander McGregor McKenzie, 32 nd Bn.AIF

20 Jul 1916

Alexander McKenzie was born at Talia, South Australia on 11 January 1891. He enlisted at Keswick, South Australia on 7 …

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Major-General Ingouville-Williams, 34th Division

Major-General Ingouville-Williams, 34th Division

22 Jul 1916

In 1914 Brigadier General Edward Ingouville-Williams went to France as a commander of 16 Infantry Brigade (6th Division)…

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26 January 1917 Pte John Hughes Roberts died on this day

26 January 1917 Pte John Hughes Roberts died on this day

26 Jan 1917

700707 Pte John Hughes Roberts, 16th Bn Candian Expeditionary Force Born at Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada on 28 March 1895,…

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22 May 1917 Private Herbert Killian died of his wounds on this day

22 May 1917 Private Herbert Killian died of his wounds on this da…

22 May 1917

Herbert Killian was born in Burnley in the second quarter of 1898. Age 13, in 1911, Herbert was employed in a nut and …

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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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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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19 September 1918 Signaller John Ashworth died on this day

19 September 1918 Signaller John Ashworth died on this day

19 Sep 1917

37152 Signaller John Ashworth died of his wounds on this day John Ashworth was born in the spring of 1898 to Joseph and…

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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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