7 October 1914 Capt Marcel Rigault was killed in action on this day

7 October 1914 Capt Marcel Rigault was killed in action on this d…

07 Sep 2017

Born at Poitiers, Vienne on 13th February 1886, Marcel voluntarily enlisted into the 99e R.I. on 10th October 1906. Pro…

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8 September 1915 Follower Dasarat died in Brighton of illness

8 September 1915 Follower Dasarat died in Brighton of illness

08 Sep 2017

The son of Jata of Deolali, Nashik, Bombay, India, Dasarat arrived in the UK in October/November 1914. After seeing …

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9 September 1918 Sgt John Kennedy Lasher Jr died on this day

9 September 1918 Sgt John Kennedy Lasher Jr died on this day

09 Sep 2017

Sgt John Kennedy Lasher Jr, 302nd Engineer Regiment, 77th Infantry Division, US Army. From New York, John was a graduat…

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10 September 1917 Sgt Jules Tiberghien died on this day

10 September 1917 Sgt Jules Tiberghien died on this day

10 Sep 2017

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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11 September 1917 Capt Georges Guynemer French 'Ace' killed over Poelcapelle on this day

11 September 1917 Capt Georges Guynemer French 'Ace' killed over …

11 Sep 2017

Georges Guynemer was one of the 'highest scoring' French aces of the First World War. Born 24 December 1894, and of sli…

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12 September 1916 Pte William Shaw died of his wounds in hospital in the UK

12 September 1916 Pte William Shaw died of his wounds in hospital…

12 Sep 2017

William was born in Nelson, Lancs and lived at 61 Finsley Gate in neighbouring Burnley. He enlisted soon after the decl…

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13 September 1917 Lance Corporal Vickery DCM was killed in action on this day

13 September 1917 Lance Corporal Vickery DCM was killed in action…

13 Sep 2017

James was born in Walthamstow on 17 October 1887. He attended Blackhorse Road Boys’ School from 1905 to 1911. James wa…

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14 September 1914 8557 Pte Ernest Scott died on this day

14 September 1914 8557 Pte Ernest Scott died on this day

14 Sep 2017

Born in Burnley, Lancashire in 1887, Ernest was a warehouseman at Spring Mills at Wheatley Lane near Burnley prior to th…

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15 September 1918 CPL Henry I Ingersoll  died from spinal meningitis on this day

15 September 1918 CPL Henry I Ingersoll died from spinal meningi…

15 Sep 2017

Corporal Henry I Ingersoll was born on 15 August 1893 and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver W. Ingersoll of 876 Park Pl…

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16 September 1914 Sdt 2e Cl Marius Labruyere, 158 RI was killed in action on this day

16 September 1914 Sdt 2e Cl Marius Labruyere, 158 RI was killed i…

16 Sep 2017

Born at Roanne, Loire on 13 December 1893, Marius' home address was in that town (at 146, Rue Fontalon). He was called f…

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17 September 1918 Cpt Harold Deans was killed in action on this day

17 September 1918 Cpt Harold Deans was killed in action on this d…

17 Sep 2017

Captain Harold Mackenzie Deans was born at 18 Minet Avenue, Willesden, U.K., on 29 March 1894 the son of John Deans, an …

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18 September 1918 Lt MacCrea Stephenson was killed in action on this day

18 September 1918 Lt MacCrea Stephenson was killed in action on t…

18 Sep 2017

Born at Wabash, Indiana on 7 August 1889, MacCrea was a sales manager for the American Garment Company prior to enlistme…

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