11 February 1889 MacGregor VC, Canada’s most highly decorated soldier

11 February 1889 MacGregor VC, Canada’s most highly decorated sol…

11 Feb 1900

John MacGregor was born on 11 February 1889 at Cawdor in the County of Nairnshire and was the third child of William and…

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23 August 1914 : Serg-farrier Frans Raymond Paqué

23 August 1914 : Serg-farrier Frans Raymond Paqué

23 Aug 1914

Born on 1 May 1884 in Dendermonde (Belgium), a small town outside of Brussels to parents Jozef (Joseph) Leopold Paque an…

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26 August 1914 : Lt Sir Robert Cornwallis Maude, 6th Viscount Hawarden

26 August 1914 : Lt Sir Robert Cornwallis Maude, 6th Viscount Haw…

26 Aug 1914

Robert Cornwallis Maude, 6th Viscount Hawarden was born on 6 September 1890. He was the son of Robert Henry Maude, 5th …

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1 September 1914 : 2nd Lt George Edward Cecil

1 September 1914 : 2nd Lt George Edward Cecil

01 Sep 1914

The son of Lord and Lady Edward Cecil. He had a lifelong ambition to soldier. After Winchester College (1909-12) he pas…

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14 September 1914 : Pte Ernest Scott

14 September 1914 : Pte Ernest Scott

14 Sep 1914

Ernest was a warehouseman at Spring Mills at Wheatley Lane near Burnley prior to the outbreak of war. A pre-war reservis…

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16 September 1914 : Sdt 2e Cl Marius Labruyere, 158 RI

16 September 1914 : Sdt 2e Cl Marius Labruyere, 158 RI

16 Sep 1914

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

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20 September 1914 : 2nd Lieut. Roger Marshall

20 September 1914 : 2nd Lieut. Roger Marshall

20 Sep 1914

The youngest son of five children of parents Anthony and Jessie Marshall of Annstead Farm, Chathill, Northumberland. …

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9 October 1914 : Lieutenant Colonel Aymer Edward Maxwell

9 October 1914 : Lieutenant Colonel Aymer Edward Maxwell

09 Oct 1914

Educated at Eton and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. HE was a JP, DL and County Councillor for Wigtownshire and a …

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15 October 1914 : Pte Arthur William Heptinstall

15 October 1914 : Pte Arthur William Heptinstall

15 Oct 1914

Parents James (a joiner) and Ann Heptinstall. Arthur was the seventh of their children born between 1864 and 1878.  Art…

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17 October 1914 : 146 Cpl Emilien Leger, 99e RI.

17 October 1914 : 146 Cpl Emilien Leger, 99e RI.

17 Oct 1914

From Ste Denis de Cabanne, Emilien was called up for his compulsory military service in 1909, he was an active army rese…

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18 October 1914 : Larrett Roebuck

18 October 1914 : Larrett Roebuck

18 Oct 1914

By 1901 the Roebuck family had moved to Rotherham and were living in Barker's Yard, off the main High Street, where he s…

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22 October 1914 : Lt Henry Noel Atkinson DSO

22 October 1914 : Lt Henry Noel Atkinson DSO

22 Oct 1914

Henry was the son of the Reverend Arthur Atkinson,Canon of Chester Cathedral, and Ursula Mary Atkinson (née Cotton-Jodre…

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