August 10, 2017

Gunner William RILEY – died 9 August 1917

Gunner William RILEY Service No:                                         77439 Regiment/Service:                          133rd Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery Cemetery:                                          COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY II. E. 30.   William Riley (11 August 1888 […]
August 8, 2017

2 VC’s awarded for this date – 8 August 1917

2 VC’s awarded for this date   Charles George Bonner VC, DSC (29 December 1884 – 7 February 1951) was an English recipient of the Victoria […]
August 7, 2017

Brigadier General FRANCIS EARL JOHNSTON – died 7 August 1917

Brigadier General FRANCIS EARL JOHNSTON Age:                                                       45 Regiment/Service:                          North Staffordshire Regiment Cdg. 1st NZ Inf. Bde. & 3rd NZ (Rifle) Bde. New Zealand Expeditionary Force Awards:                                               […]
August 6, 2017

William Boynton Butler VC – awarded 6 August 1917

William Boynton Butler VC (20 November 1894 – 25 March 1972) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross. Butler was 22 years old, and a […]