September 21, 2017

Brigadier General FRANCIS AYLMER MAXWELL, VC – died 21 September 1917

Brigadier General FRANCIS AYLMER MAXWELL Age:                                                       46 Regiment/Service:                          General Staff Cdg. 27th Inf. Bde, 9th (Scottish) Div. late 18th King George’s Own Lancers Awards:                                               VC, CSI, […]
September 21, 2017

Second Lieutenant FREDERICK BIRKS, VC – died 21 September 1917

Second Lieutenant FREDERICK BIRKS Aged                                                     23 6th Australian Infantry, A.I.F. VC, MM Buried at                                              PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL) I. G. 45   An extract […]
September 20, 2017

Gunner George Albert HAWKINS – died 20 September 1917

Gunner George Albert HAWKINS Service No:                                         96501 Regiment/Service:                          254th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery Cemetery:                                          BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY IV. H. 25.     Born: 15 October […]
September 20, 2017

VC’s awarded 100 years ago today – 20 September 1917

VC’s awarded 100 years ago today   William Francis Burman (30 August 1897 – 23 October 1974) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross. Burman […]