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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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 1917

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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Pte Robert Coates Walker: 14 September 1917

Pte Robert Coates Walker: 14 September 1917

14 Sep 1917

37118 Pte Robert Coates Walker, 16th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers Robert Walker was a clerk with Messrs.Whitworth, Armst…

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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 …

17 Sep 1917

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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19 September 1918 Signaller John Ashworth died on this day

19 September 1918 Signaller John Ashworth died on this day

19 Sep 1917

37152 Signaller John Ashworth died of his wounds on this day John Ashworth was born in the spring of 1898 to Joseph and…

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20 September 1917 Pte Harry Cockett was killed in action on this day

20 September 1917 Pte Harry Cockett was killed in action on this …

20 Sep 1917

Born in Hawes, Yorkshire in 1898, Harry emigrated to South Africa before the war and was living in Johannesburg, at the …

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28 September 1917 Pte John Dinsdale died on this day

28 September 1917 Pte John Dinsdale died on this day

28 Sep 1917

From Hawes, Yorkshire, John was conscripted into service in March 1916 and sent to France in July. Invalided home ill in…

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1 October 1917 Private Ernest Mackness died on this day

1 October 1917 Private Ernest Mackness died on this day

01 Oct 1917

Ernest lost his life on 1 October 1917 not in combat, but in front of a firing squad. Mackness, a regular soldier aged …

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2 October 1914 Sgt Claude Vialletelle died on this day

2 October 1914 Sgt Claude Vialletelle died on this day

02 Oct 1917

Born at Busieres, Puy de Dome on 12 April 1891, Claude was serving his compulsory military service at the time of the ou…

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4 October 1918 Nurse Rosa Mary Rapp died of pneumonia

4 October 1918 Nurse Rosa Mary Rapp died of pneumonia

04 Oct 1917

Born at Jeffersonville, Indiana on December 6th 1894, Rosa graduated from Louisville City Hospital, Kentucky. She volun…

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