October 25, 2016

Private ELI CORNWELL – father of Jack Cornwell, VC, died 25 October 1916

Private ELI CORNWELL Regiment/Service:                          57th Protection Coy, Royal Defence Corps Age:                                                       64 Date of Death:                                  25/10/1916 Service No:                                         15823 Cemetery:                                          MANOR […]
October 25, 2016

Master GRIFFITH OWEN – died 24 October 1916, sunk twice by Germans in WW1

Master GRIFFITH OWEN – Sunk Twice by Germans in WW1 Age:                                                       45 Regiment/Service:                          H.M.T. North Wales, Mercantile Marine Memorial:                                           TOWER HILL MEMORIAL   In November, 1914, […]
October 22, 2016

WW1 soldiers with wrongly-marked graves laid to rest

Soldiers discovered in 2013 by the La Boiselle Research Group, who are doing good work in the area of the ‘Glory Hole’ and the mines under […]
October 22, 2016

Private CHARLES HENRY YALDREN – kia 23 October 1916

Private CHARLES HENRY YALDREN Service No:                                         22625 Age:                                                       25 Regiment/Service:                          “G” Coy. 1st Hampshire Regiment Memorial:                                           THIEPVAL MEMORIAL   Cricketer who represented Hampshire in one first-class […]