31 October 1916 Sgt James Sandeman Cunningham died on this day

31 October 1916 Sgt James Sandeman Cunningham died on this day

31 Oct 1916

Born at Broughty Ferry, Scotland on 4 May 1885, James emigrated to Canada, where he was employed as a chartered accounta…

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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 1916

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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27 November 1916 Joshua J Mitchell died of his wounds on this day

27 November 1916 Joshua J Mitchell died of his wounds on this day…

27 Nov 1916

Joshua was born in Ossett 24 December 1895, the youngest son of four surviving children. He enlisted in Dewsbury, joini…

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9543 Private Nicholas Joseph Mann 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

9543 Private Nicholas Joseph Mann 9th Battalion Worcestershire Re…

15 Dec 1916

Nicholas Mann was born in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, resident and enlisted Pershore, Worcestershire. He was the son o…

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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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