April 11, 2017

Captain HERBERT HAYDON WILSON – died 11 April 1917

Captain HERBERT HAYDON WILSON Age:                                                       42 Regiment/Service:                          Royal Horse Guards Awards:                                               D S O Cemetery:                                          FAUBOURG D’AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS V. A. 1.   Served in the […]
April 11, 2017

Brigadier General CHARLES BULKELEY BULKELEY-JOHNSON – died 11 April 1917

100th anniversary of First Battle of Bullecourt   Brigadier General CHARLES BULKELEY BULKELEY-JOHNSON, Age:                                                       49 Regiment/Service:                          General Staff A.D.C. Commanding 8th Cavalry Brigade formerly 2nd Dragoons […]
April 10, 2017

Private HORACE WALLER – died 10 April 1917

Private HORACE WALLER Service No:                                         30144 Age:                                                       20 Regiment/Service:                          10th King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Awards:                                               V C Cemetery:                                          COJEUL BRITISH CEMETERY, ST. MARTIN-SUR-COJEUL C. 55. […]
April 8, 2017

Three VC’s won by Canadians on this day at Vimy Ridge- 9 April 1917

100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Three VC’s won by Canadians on this day at Vimy Ridge A fourth Canadian, John George Pattison won […]