12 September 1918 : Pte Albert Henry Smither

12 September 1918 : Pte Albert Henry Smither

12 Sep 1918

Albert lived in Tottenham and Walthamstow, attending Blackhorse Road Boys’ School from 1904-1909. When he enlisted in A…

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Corporal Henry I Ingersoll, Company K: 15 September 1918

Corporal Henry I Ingersoll, Company K: 15 September 1918

15 Sep 1918

His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Oliver W. Ingersoll of 876 Park Place, New York City.  Henry Ingersoll graduated from E…

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23 September 1918 : Chief Mot Mech William Howson

23 September 1918 : Chief Mot Mech William Howson

23 Sep 1918

His father was a railway engine driver. He had six siblings at the 1891 census and ten years later were joined by a nep…

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27 September 1918 Louise de Bettignies (alias 'Alice Dubois') died on this day

27 September 1918 Louise de Bettignies (alias 'Alice Dubois') die…

27 Sep 1918

Also known as 'The Jean d'Arc of the North', Louise de Bettingnies was born on 15 July 1880 at St.Amand-les-Eaux. Althou…

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20 October 1918 : Cpl Gilbert P Hamilton

20 October 1918 : Cpl Gilbert P Hamilton

20 Oct 1918

Gilbert was a machinist by trade. He enlisted into the Indiana National Guard (Co B, 4th Infantry) on 4 May 1917 and w…

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23 October 1918 : Pvt Edward M Beneker US Army

23 October 1918 : Pvt Edward M Beneker US Army

23 Oct 1918

A farmer, Edward was drafted into service at Brookville on 29 March 1918 and received his training at Camp Gordon, Geo…

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24 October 1918 : Pte John S Lamberton

24 October 1918 : Pte John S Lamberton

24 Oct 1918

Parents John and Jessie Lamberton. John was a cabinet maker in the employ of Messrs W Mackenzie & Co prior to th…

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27 October 1918 : Pte Reginald Smith

27 October 1918 : Pte Reginald Smith

27 Oct 1918

Parents: Alfred (leather currier/bricklayer's assistant) and Bertha Smith In 1901, age 2, Reginald lived at home (3 M…

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4 November 1918 : Gnr Cecil French

4 November 1918 : Gnr Cecil French

04 Nov 1918

Son of Arthur (a successful grocery and provision merchant) and Edith French. They lived above the shop at 159 Forest …

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11 November 1918 Pvt (ex-Sgt) Henry Nicolas Gunther, Co A, 313th Infantry Regiment, US Army.

11 November 1918 Pvt (ex-Sgt) Henry Nicolas Gunther, Co A, 313th …

11 Nov 1918

Henry was a bank employee prior to his enlistment in September 1917. A supply sergeant in Company A, 313th Infantry Re…

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Sdt Augustin Joseph Louis Victorin Trébuchon, 415e RI.

Sdt Augustin Joseph Louis Victorin Trébuchon, 415e RI.

11 Nov 1918

The last French soldier to be killed in action during the Great War, Augustin was born on 30 May 1878 in the small farmi…

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11 November 1918 : Pte George Edwin Ellison

11 November 1918 : Pte George Edwin Ellison

11 Nov 1918

Born in York in the early autumn of 1878, at the 1881 England Census, the 2 year old George was living with his father J…

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