July 29, 2017

Lieutenant Colonel EDGAR ROBERTS MOBBS – died 29 July 1917

Lieutenant Colonel EDGAR ROBERTS MOBBS Age:                                                       37 Regiment/Service:                          7th Northamptonshire Regiment Awards:                                               DSO Memorial:                                           YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL   Edgar Roberts “Mobbsy” Mobbs DSO (1882–1917) was […]
July 29, 2017

Second Lieutenant GEORGE BARCLAY BUXTON – died 28 July 1917

Second Lieutenant GEORGE BARCLAY BUXTON Regiment/Service:                          1st Sqdn Royal Flying Corps and 5th Norfolk Regiment Memorial:                                           ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL   Second Lieutenant GEORGE BARCLAY BUXTON, […]
July 27, 2017

Private THOMAS BARRATT, VC – died 27 July 1917

Private THOMAS BARRATT Service No:                                         17114 Age:                                                       22 Regiment/Service:                          7th South Staffordshire Regiment Awards:                                               VC Cemetery:                                          ESSEX FARM CEMETERY I. Z. 8.   Citation:- “For most […]
July 26, 2017

Private LANCELOT WILBERFORCE WHITAKER HARDY – died 26 July 1917

Private LANCELOT WILBERFORCE WHITAKER HARDY Service No:                                         15716 Age:                                                       25 Regiment/Service:                          2nd Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F. Cemetery:                                          MUD CORNER CEMETERY II. C. 4.   A sheep farmer […]