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26 April 1916: Arthur Pierre Joseph Ghisain Lupsin

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Arthur was an officer of the reserve at the time of the outbreak of war. Mobilised on 1 August 1914, Arthur saw action at the Battle of Halen and the Battle of the Yser before settling into the static warfare on the Yser front from the winter of 1914 through to 1916. Arthur was killed in action after being fatally shot through the mouth – possi…


26 April 1916: 137/15564 Luit. Arthur Pierre Joseph Ghisain Lupsin

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Born at Furfooz, Namur on 14 September 1890, Arthur was an officer of the reserve at the time of the outbreak of war. Mobilised on 1 August 1914, he saw action at the Battle of Halen and the Battle of the Yser before settling into the static warfare on the Yser front from the winter of 1914 through to 1916. Arthur was killed in action after being…


12 May 1915: Musk Josef Abberger, 4 Komp Lehr Infanterie Regt.

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From Burladingen, Baden, Josef was born on 22 August 1893. Already a serving soldier at the outbreak of war, he transferred to the newly expanded Lehr Infantry Regiment at Potsdam in early 1914 and first saw action at Namur during the invasion of Belgium in August 1914. After moving to the Eastern Front, Josef fought at the 1st Battle of the Masur…


8 June 1919: Lt William ‘Billy’ Nichol Wilson

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Father Twentyman Wilson and mother Sarah were both from Dalston outside Carlisle, Cumberland and had agrarian backgrounds: the Wilsons as blacksmiths and wheelwrights, the Nixons and Nichols on Sarah's side working a small holding.  Twentyman got work in the then booming industrial town of Consett. Starint out as the head groom he went on to becom…