November 16, 2017

SS Aparima – lost 18/19 November 1917

SS Aparima lost 18/19 November 1917 The Union Steamship Company of New Zealand’s ship Aparima left London for Barry in South Wales to take on a […]
November 16, 2017

Lieutenant General Sir FREDERICK STANLEY MAUDE – died 18 November 1917

Lieutenant General Sir FREDERICK STANLEY MAUDE Aged                     53 Unit                       Commander-in-Chief, Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force, 1916. General Staff. Late Coldstream Guards Awards                 KCB, CMG, DSO, 5 times […]
November 16, 2017

Ordinary Seaman JOHN HENRY CARLESS, VC – died 17 November 1917

Ordinary Seaman JOHN HENRY CARLESS Service Number               J/43703 Aged                                     21 Unit                                       H.M.S. “Caledon.” Royal Navy Awards                                 V C Commemorated at         PORTSMOUTH NAVAL […]
November 16, 2017

Company Sergeant Major GEORGE WILLIAM KENNEDY – died 16 November 1917

Company Sergeant Major GEORGE WILLIAM KENNEDY Service Number               418239 Aged                                     35 Unit                                       42nd Canadian Infantry Awards                                 DCM, MM, Mentioned in Despatches Buried at […]