3 November 1914 Pte Joshua Crossley died of measles during training

3 November 1914 Pte Joshua Crossley died of measles during traini…

03 Nov 1914

From Bolton-by-Bowland, Yorkshire, Joshua was a farmer at his parents' farm prior to the war. Enlisting under-age in the…

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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 1914

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 1914

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 1914

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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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 1914

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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1195 Cpl Jean Corraud, 168 RI.

1195 Cpl Jean Corraud, 168 RI.

13 Dec 1914

Born at Sarry, Saonne-et-Loire on 29 March 1875, Jean Corraud was a member of the territorials at the time of the outbre…

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29 January 1915 Cpt Henri-Joseph Naudan died of his wounds (1)

29 January 1915 Cpt Henri-Joseph Naudan died of his wounds (1)

27 Jan 1915

He was recalled into service at Mende during the first weeks of August 1914. By the end of September, Henri was in actio…

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3 March 1919 Sgt Earl T Steinhart

3 March 1919 Sgt Earl T Steinhart

03 Mar 1915

From Wilmington ,Illinois, Earl was born on 14 November 1895. He enlisted into the Quartermaster Corps at Indianapolis, …

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Kaiserschütze Rudolf Huber, k.k. Landesschützen-Regiment ‘Bozen’ Nr. 2

Kaiserschütze Rudolf Huber, k.k. Landesschützen-Regiment ‘Bozen’ …

14 Jul 1915

Rudolf Huber was born on 17 January 1881. Recalled as a reservist in July 1914, he saw service in Austria and then Pola…

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13 August 1915 Pte Arthur Moore died when his ship was struck by a torpedo

13 August 1915 Pte Arthur Moore died when his ship was struck by …

13 Aug 1915

Resident at 58, Baron Terrace, Healey Wood, Burnley, Arthur was a weaver at Thompson's Mill, Trafalgar Street at the tim…

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14 August 1915 Pte Samuel Quinn died of his wounds on this day

14 August 1915 Pte Samuel Quinn died of his wounds on this day

14 Aug 1915

From Burnley, Lancashire where he was still resident (Anne Street) at the time of his enlistment, Samuel (who possibly a…

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28 August 1915 Lt-Colonel Carew Reynell was killed leading a charge on this day

28 August 1915 Lt-Colonel Carew Reynell was killed leading a char…

29 Aug 1915

The 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment came to Gallipoli in May 1915 and within three months had been reduced to 181 me…

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