31 August 1916 Pte Evan Oliver Robert May was killed in action on this day

31 August 1916 Pte Evan Oliver Robert May was killed in action on…

31 Aug 2017

23167 Pte Evan Oliver Robert May, 10th (Service) Battalion, Gloucester Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Division. Evan M…

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1 September 1914 Lt George Edward Cecil died on this day

1 September 1914 Lt George Edward Cecil died on this day

01 Sep 2017

George Edward Cecil, born on 9 September 1895 the son of Lord and Lady Edward Cecil, had a lifelong ambition to soldier.…

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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 2017

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

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3 September 1915 Lt William Darnell VC died on this day

3 September 1915 Lt William Darnell VC died on this day

03 Sep 2017

William was born 6 April 1885 in Collingwood, Melbourne. On 15 April 1907 he married. He was in South Africa when th…

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4 September 1916 Pte Edgar William Burn was killed in action on this day

4 September 1916 Pte Edgar William Burn was killed in action on t…

04 Sep 2017

Son Roger and Georgina Burn, of Dodd's Lane, Alnwick, born in 1895 in Eglingham, Northumberland. After school, he became…

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5 September 1916 Father and Son, Sgt George and Cpl Robert Lee died on this day

5 September 1916 Father and Son, Sgt George and Cpl Robert Lee di…

05 Sep 2017

6029 Sergeant George Lee 'A' Battery 156th Bde Royal Field Artillery Age 44 Husband of Frances of 16 Telfourd Rd, Pec…

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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

06 Sep 2017

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

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7 September 1916 Gnr George Henry Butt was killed near Montauban on this day

7 September 1916 Gnr George Henry Butt was killed near Montauban …

07 Sep 2017

George was born in Hawes, Yorkshire, in 1895. In January 1916 he went to Settle to enlist. He joined the Royal Horse Ar…

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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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