February 23, 2017

George Campbell Wheeler VC – won VC on 23 February 1917

George Campbell Wheeler VC (7 April 1880 – 26 August 1938) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross. He was 36 years old, and a Major […]
February 23, 2017

Major ROBERT WILFRED FAIREY JESSON – died 22 February 1917

Major ROBERT WILFRED FAIREY JESSON Age:                                                       30 Regiment/Service:                          5th Wiltshire Regiment Awards:                                               Mentioned in Despatches Memorial:                                           BASRA MEMORIAL   Robert Wilfred Fairey Jesson (17 June 1886 […]
February 17, 2017

Gunner Alex Laing HALKETT – died 21 February 1917

Gunner Alex Laing HALKETT Service No:                                         143620 Regiment/Service:                          “C” Bty. 87th Bde. Royal Field Artillery Cemetery:                                          SAILLY-AU-BOIS MILITARY CEMETERY II. A. 6.   Teams Aberdeen Dundee […]
February 17, 2017

Captain LEONE SEXTUS TOLLEMACHE – died 20 February 1917

Captain LEONE SEXTUS TOLLEMACHE Age:                                       32 Regiment/Service:          Leicestershire Regiment attd. as Bde. Major to 3rd Aust. Bde, 1st Aust. Div Cemetery:                          DERNANCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION VI. […]