March 20, 2017

Air Vice Marshal Francis Hubert (Frank) McNamara, VC, CB, CBE – VC won 20 March 1917

Air Vice Marshal Francis Hubert (Frank) McNamara, VC, CB, CBE (4 April 1894 – 2 November 1961) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross. Frank […]
March 19, 2017

Second Lieutenant IAN FORBES CLARK BADENOCH – died 19 March 1917

Second Lieutenant IAN FORBES CLARK BADENOCH Age:                                                       19 Regiment/Service:                          20th Royal Fusiliers Awards:                                               A M Cemetery:                                          LA NEUVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, CORBIE B. 92.   He was […]
March 18, 2017

Captain HUBERT ROBARTS PURSER – died 18 March 1917

Captain HUBERT ROBARTS PURSER Age:                                                       40 Regiment/Service:                          Royal Marine Artillery Awards:                                               Twice Mentioned in Despatches Cemetery:                                          MOROGORO CEMETERY VII. A. 13.   Served in the Matabele […]
March 17, 2017

Lieutenant RICHARD GRENVILLE BOWYER – died 17 March 1917

Lieutenant RICHARD GRENVILLE BOWYER Age:                                                       26 Regiment/Service:                          Royal Navy, H.M.S. “Paragon.” Memorial:                                           PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL   Orders of St. Vladimir, 4th Class, and Order of St. […]