18 August 1917 Sgt Frederick Hobson VC killed in action on this day (1)

18 August 1917 Sgt Frederick Hobson VC killed in action on this d…

18 Aug 2017

Frederick was born 23 September 1873 in London. Frederick served in the British Army during the Boer War and then emigr…

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19 August 1917 Acting Major Okill Massey Learmonth was killed in action on this day

19 August 1917 Acting Major Okill Massey Learmonth was killed in …

19 Aug 2017

Acting Major Okill Massey Learmonth   Acting Major Okill Massey Learmonth Okill Learmonth was bro in Quebec City…

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19 August 1917 Acting Major Okill Massey Learmonth was killed in action on this day (1)

19 August 1917 Acting Major Okill Massey Learmonth was killed in …

19 Aug 2017

Okill Learmonth was bro in Quebec City, Canada 20 February 1894. Okill was working in the Treasury Department in Quebec…

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20 August 1897 Cpl / Flt.Cdt John Arthur Wilson MM: Durham Light Infantry, Machine Gun Corps, Royal Air Force

20 August 1897 Cpl / Flt.Cdt John Arthur Wilson MM: Durham Light …

20 Aug 2017

As a boy, after Sunday lunch, I recall sitting on my grandfather's knee and he would start off with the line ‘have I tol…

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20 August 1918 CPL Paul I McLeod was killed in action on this day

20 August 1918 CPL Paul I McLeod was killed in action on this day…

20 Aug 2017

Corporal Paul I McLeod was born in 1894 in Saint Johnsbury, Vermont to Mr. and Mrs. Donald McLeod. (2) In civilian life …

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21 August 1918 Sgt Sebastian Mitterhofer died of his injuries on this day

21 August 1918 Sgt Sebastian Mitterhofer died of his injuries on …

21 Aug 2017

An office worker from Weisenberg, Bavaria, Sebastian was an active reservist at the outbreak of war and, therefore, he s…

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23 August 1914 Serg-farrier Frans Raymond Paqué killed in action in Belgium on this day

23 August 1914 Serg-farrier Frans Raymond Paqué killed in action …

23 Aug 2017

Serg-farrier Frans Raymond Paqué, 8e Linie Regiment (Belgian Army). Frans was born at Dendermonde, a small town outside…

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24 August 1918 Pte Thomas Jackson died of Malaria on this day

24 August 1918 Pte Thomas Jackson died of Malaria on this day

24 Aug 2017

A weaver at Sandygate Mill, Burnley, Thomas, who lived at 88 Nairne Street, was born in the town in 1887. Connected with…

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25 August 1918 PVT Charles W Hoadley killed by a German aeroplane raid on this day

25 August 1918 PVT Charles W Hoadley killed by a German aeroplane…

25 Aug 2017

Private Charles W Hoadley was born on 6 February 1893 in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania and resided in Bradford, PA. Shortly …

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26 August 1914 Lt Sir Robert Cornwallis Maude killed in action on this day

26 August 1914 Lt Sir Robert Cornwallis Maude killed in action on…

26 Aug 2017

Robert Cornwallis Maude, 6th Viscount Hawarden was born on 6 September 1890. He was the son of Robert Henry Maude, 5th …

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27 August 1918 Reginald Gordon Sellers was killed in action on this day (1)

27 August 1918 Reginald Gordon Sellers was killed in action on th…

27 Aug 2017

Reginald Sellers was born on 26 November 1895 in Somerford Magna. Having moved to London he attended Blackhorse Road Boy…

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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…

28 Aug 2017

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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