26 October 1917 Pte George Towler died on this day

26 October 1917 Pte George Towler died on this day

26 Oct 1917

Born at Horton in Ribblesdale, Yorkshire on 22 April 1891, George was a grocery clerk in Calgary, Alberta at the time of…

Read More
9 November 1917 Pte John Wood was killed in action on this day

9 November 1917 Pte John Wood was killed in action on this day

09 Nov 1917

Born and resident in Burnley, Lancashire, John enlisted into the Lancashire Fusiliers in Burnley in December 1915 and ar…

Read More
10 November 1917 Theodor Schwarzmuller died of his wounds on this day

10 November 1917 Theodor Schwarzmuller died of his wounds on this…

10 Nov 1917

A book-keeper from Sagstetten, Bavaria, Theodor was born in 1894. He was called into service in the Autumn of 1914 and …

Read More
12 November 1917 Vormeister August Olz died on this day

12 November 1917 Vormeister August Olz died on this day

12 Nov 1917

A farmer from the South Tyrol, August was born on 1 September 1896. Called into service in mid 1915, he was, after a spe…

Read More
16 November 1917 Pte Joseph Williams died on this day

16 November 1917 Pte Joseph Williams died on this day

16 Nov 1917

Born at Cornholme, Lancashire in 1888, Joseph was a carter employed by Barnoldswick Council prior to enlistment. He was …

Read More
17 November 1919 Lieutenant Roland Mac Gray shot during an argument

17 November 1919 Lieutenant Roland Mac Gray shot during an argume…

17 Nov 1917

Born 7 June 1896 at Fowler, Benton County, Indiana, Roland was a West Point graduate of the Class of 1918. After trainin…

Read More
20 November 1917 Pte Stephen Carroll was killed in action on this day

20 November 1917 Pte Stephen Carroll was killed in action on this…

20 Nov 1917

From Burnley, Lancashire, Stephen enlisted into the Special Reserve on 20 July 1914. A foundry worker by trade, he was …

Read More
21 November 1917 Pte George Wilson was reported missing in action on this day

21 November 1917 Pte George Wilson was reported missing in action…

21 Nov 1917

George Wilson was born in Steeton in 1894. He enlisted into the West Riding Territorials in January 1915 and was sent o…

Read More
22 November 1917 Pte Alexander McNab was killed in action on this day

22 November 1917 Pte Alexander McNab was killed in action on this…

22 Nov 1917

A Special Reservist at the outbreak of war, Alexander was born in Burnley, Lancashire in 1890. In civilian life, he was …

Read More
23 November 1917 Pte Joseph Hoole died on this day

23 November 1917 Pte Joseph Hoole died on this day

23 Nov 1917

From Preston, Lancashire, Joseph was born in 1892. A pre-war territorial, he had been a weaver in his civilian life and …

Read More
24 November 1917 Gefr Georg Adelsberger died on this day

24 November 1917 Gefr Georg Adelsberger died on this day

24 Nov 1917

From Wartenberg, Saxony, Georg was a holder of the Iron Cross 2nd Class and had been wounded at least once during his Gr…

Read More
26 November 1917 Unterjäger Bernard Halbeisen was killed on this day

26 November 1917 Unterj√§ger Bernard Halbeisen was killed on this …

26 Nov 1917

Born in 1895 and living in the South Tyrol, Bernard was a builder by trade. Enlisting into the army in July 1914, he saw…

Read More