October 22, 2016

Deaths of two holders of the VC – 19 October 1916

Deaths of two holders of the VC   Lieutenant ALEXANDER YOUNG, VC Date of Death:                                  19/10/1916 Age:                                                       44 Regiment/Service:                          4th South African Infantry Memorial:                                           THIEPVAL MEMORIAL […]
October 18, 2016

Four Brothers who died in WW1 – Albert Victor George died 18 October 1916

Private ALBERT VICTOR GEORGE Service No:                                         9370 Date of Death:                                  18/10/1916 Age:                                                       20 Regiment/Service:                          9th Norfolk Regiment Memorial:                                           THIEPVAL MEMORIAL   His brothers Arnold Jackson George, […]
October 17, 2016

SS Rappahannock – sunk 17 October 1916

On 17 October 1916, Rappahannock, on a voyage from Halifax to London with general cargo, was sunk by the German submarine U-69 (Ernst Wilhelms), 70 miles […]
October 16, 2016

Private JAMES RENWICK COUTTS – died 16 October 1916

Two brothers who came from the USA to join the British army and die during WW1. Neither has an identified grave Private JAMES RENWICK COUTTS Service […]