16 October 1916 Pte James Joynt MM died on this day on the Somme

16 October 1916 Pte James Joynt MM died on this day on the Somme

16 Oct 1916

James, the second child of William (an Irishman for Limerick) and Ellen (from Gosport) was born in Derby in January 1882…

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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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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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2 September 1917 Pte George Fieldhouse died on this day

2 September 1917 Pte George Fieldhouse died on this day

02 Sep 1917

George was born in Dewsbury to Mr and Mrs Charles Fieldhouse. He enlisted in February 1916 (after working for Critchley,…

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6 September 1917 Pte Bertie Howroyd was killed on this day

6 September 1917 Pte Bertie Howroyd was killed on this day

05 Sep 1917

Bertie Howroyd was born in Ravensthorpe in or about 1898. Living with his parents, Ephraim and Ellen Howroyd at 93 Clark…

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10 September 1917 Sgt Jules Tiberghien died on this day

10 September 1917 Sgt Jules Tiberghien died on this day

09 Sep 1917

One of the three Tiberghien brothers to die in the Great War, Jules was born on 22 January 1892 and began his military s…

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Georges Guynemer: 11 September 1917

Georges Guynemer: 11 September 1917

11 Sep 1917

Georges Guynemer was one of the 'highest scoring' French aces of the First World War. and of slight build, he was initi…

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