September 15, 2016

Captain THOMAS SOWERBY ROWLANDSON, MC, MiD

Age:                                                       36 Regiment/Service:                          4th Yorkshire Regiment Cemetery:                                          BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, I. G. 7.     Thomas Sowerby “Tom” Rowlandson, MC (1880–15 September 1916) was an English […]
September 15, 2016

Battle of Flers-Courcelette – 100 years of tanks

Today is the 100th anniversary of the first use of tanks. While not successful at first, the fear generated by these lumbering beasts was as important […]
September 14, 2016

Brigadier General CHARLES EDWARD STEWART, CMG

Age:                                                       47 Regiment/Service:                          General Staff Cdg. 154th Infantry Bde. late Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Cemetery:                                          CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES II. F. 2.   Obtained his […]
September 13, 2016

2nd Lieutenant ROBERT FURLEY CALLAWAY

Age:                                                       44 Regiment/Service:                          2nd Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) Cemetery:                                          GUILLEMONT ROAD CEMETERY, GUILLEMONT Sp. Mem. 1.   He studied at Corpus Christi College, Oxford […]