August 20, 2017

Serjeant JAMES H. SPEIRS – died 20 August 1917

Serjeant JAMES H. SPEIRS Service No:                                         S/18170 Age:                                                       31 Regiment/Service:                          7th Cameron Highlanders Awards:                                               MM Cemetery:                                          DOCHY FARM NEW BRITISH CEMETERY VI. E. 15.   Additional […]
August 19, 2017

Private GEORGE ALFRED BUSBY – died 19 August 1917. One of three brothers killed in WW1

Private GEORGE ALFRED BUSBY Service No:                                         20720 Age:                                                       19 Regiment/Service:                          5th Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry Memorial:                                           TYNE COT MEMORIAL Additional Information: Son of Alfred and […]
August 18, 2017

Major JAMES BROWN MONTGOMERIE-FLEMING – died 18 August 1917

Major JAMES BROWN MONTGOMERIE-FLEMING, Age:                                                       33 Regiment/Service:                          6th (Pioneers) East Yorkshire Regiment Cemetery:                                          DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY IV. C. 2.   James Brown Montgomerie-Fleming (8 March 1884 […]
August 18, 2017

3 VC’s awarded this date – 18 August 1917

3 VC’s awarded this date, two posthumously while the other was killed later in the war.   Company Serjeant Major JOHN KENDRICK SKINNER Service No:                                         6895 […]