August 5, 2017

Lieutenant Colonel BERTRAM BEST-DUNKLEY – died 5 August 1917

Lieutenant Colonel BERTRAM BEST-DUNKLEY Age:                                                       27 Regiment/Service:                          Commanding 2nd/5th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers Awards:                                               VC Cemetery:                                          MENDINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY III. D. 1.   Citation “For most conspicuous […]
August 4, 2017

Second Lieutenant ANDREW STEVENSON THOMPSON – died 4 August 1917

Second Lieutenant ANDREW STEVENSON THOMPSON Service No:                                         12/886 Age:                                                       23 Regiment/Service:                          No. 16 (Waikato) Coy. 3rd Auckland Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Awards:                                               MSM Cemetery:                                          LONDON RIFLE BRIGADE CEMETERY […]
August 3, 2017

Captain CHARLES CADWALADR TREVOR-ROPER – died 3 August 1917

Captain CHARLES CADWALADR TREVOR-ROPER Age:                                                                       33 Regiment/Service:                                          14th Hampshire Regiment Cemetery:                                                          DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY I. A. 30.     He had been a Lieutenant in the […]
August 3, 2017

Captain NOEL GODFREY CHAVASSE – VC awarded for actions on 2 August 1917

Captain NOEL GODFREY CHAVASSE Date of Death:                                  04/08/1917 Age:                                                       32 Regiment/Service:                          Royal Army Medical Corps attd. 1st/10th The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Awards:                                               VC and Bar, MC, […]