1 January 1923 : Capt. Wilfred Ewart
01 Jan 1923
His father was Herbert Brisbane Ewart, his mother Lady Mary Napier Gore.
Age eight at the 1901 England Census, Ewart w…
22 August 1932 Dame Janet Stancomb-Wills
22 Aug 1932
Following the early death of her father, Janet Stancomb and her sister were adopted by their uncle Sir William Henry Wil…
Remembering Sydney Constable, 4th Royal Sussex Regiment
12 Dec 1961
Sydney was the son of a gamekeeper.
By the outbreak of the war he was a coach and motor body builder working for Mr A…
7 April 2005 Charles Kuentz, age 108, died, Germany's last First …
07 Apr 2005
Charles Kuentz was interviewed by Tony Paterson when he was 107 years old in 2004.
This photograph shows Charles Kuentz…
23 December 1915 : Roland A Leighton
23 Dec 2015
Roland Leighton was the oldest surviving child of literary parents, Robert Leighton ('man of letters) and Marie (née Con…
2/Lt Edward Felix Baxter VC
17 Apr 2017
The short biography that follows is based on the account which appears in Gerald Gliddon's 'VCs of the First World War: …
1 August 1918 Cpl Isaac E Holloway
01 Aug 2017
Isaac was a graduate of the Marion Conservatory of Music and was a member of the National Military Home Band at the ti…
4 August 1916 Lieutenant Noel Alexander Target MC
04 Aug 2017
The son of Felix Alexander Target MICE, Civil Engineer, Indian Public Works Department, of Donnington, Pinner, and his w…
6 August 1914 : Charles George McConachy, Royal Navy
06 Aug 2017
He was a student of Ballymena Academy.
On 3rd August 1905, while a student of Ballymena Academy, he enlisted into t…
7 August 1915 : L/Cpl Harold Owen
07 Aug 2017
His parents were William (then 59) and Rebecca (40). He was christened that September. The parents and older siblings wo…
9 August 1915 : CPL Alexander Burton VC
09 Aug 2017
Alexander Stewart Burton was born on 20 January 1893 in Euroa, Victoria in Australia.
On enlisting, age 21 1/2, then a…
10 August 1918 First Lieutenant George L Howard, 53rd Infantry Br…
10 Aug 2017
First Lieutenant George L Howard was a resident of Brooklyn, New York and a graduate of Yale University, Class of 1905. …