31 July 1917 : Inf. Sebastian Scheugenpflug

31 July 1917 : Inf. Sebastian Scheugenpflug

31 Jul 1917

He was a grocer. A recalled reservist in August 1914, he first saw action during the First Battle of Ypres in October…

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15 August 1917 : Pte Samuel Young

15 August 1917 : Pte Samuel Young

15 Aug 1917

Son of John (a brickmaker) and Elizabeth. At the 1891 they lived in Gold's Green, West Bromwich, though ten years later,…

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16 August 1917 : Lt Colonel Sir Robert Benyon Nevill Gunter

16 August 1917 : Lt Colonel Sir Robert Benyon Nevill Gunter

16 Aug 1917

The son of the MP for Barkston Ash Division, Sir Robert Gunter, the owners of Wetherby Grange, Yorkshire with estates in…

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28 August 1917 The Life and Death of Edward Revere Osler

28 August 1917 The Life and Death of Edward Revere Osler

28 Aug 1917

A Featured Article from Stand To! No 93 by Peter Starling In today's military medical environment interoperability is a…

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2 September 1917 : Pte George Fieldhouse

2 September 1917 : Pte George Fieldhouse

02 Sep 1917

His parents were Charles (a foreman at a carpet works) and Elizabeth Fieldhouse. They lived at 21 Armitage St, Raventho…

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6 September 1917 : Pte Bertie Howroyd

6 September 1917 : Pte Bertie Howroyd

05 Sep 1917

Living with his parents, Ephraim and Ellen Howroyd at 93 Clarkson Street, Ravensthorpe, Bertie attended the Wesleyan C…

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10 September 1917 : Sgt Jules Tiberghien

10 September 1917 : Sgt Jules Tiberghien

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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11 September 1917 : Capt Georges Guynemer

11 September 1917 : Capt Georges Guynemer

11 Sep 1917

Georges Guynemer was one of the 'highest scoring' French aces of the First World War. Of slight build, Georges was init…

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14 September 1917 : Pte Robert Coates Walker

14 September 1917 : Pte Robert Coates Walker

14 Sep 1917

The youngest of five children born to Charles Walker an accountant and insurer. At the time of the 1911 Census the famil…

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19 September 1918 : Signaller John Ashworth

19 September 1918 : Signaller John Ashworth

19 Sep 1917

His parents were Joseph and Margaret Ashworth. At the 1901 Census the family comprised: sons Frank (4) and John (2) ar…

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24 September 1917 : Petty Officer (Acting) Tommy Egdell, DCM

24 September 1917 : Petty Officer (Acting) Tommy Egdell, DCM

24 Sep 1917

One of ten children, of Robert (a labourer) and Thomasina (née Blyth) five boys and five girls born between 1875 and 190…

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28 September 1917 : Pte John Dinsdale

28 September 1917 : Pte John Dinsdale

28 Sep 1917

From Garras Gayle, Hawes, Yorkshire, born around 1893. The son of stonemason, William and mother Ann (née Taylor).  J…

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