September 15, 2017

Leading Seaman (Gunner) DAVID HANLAN – died 15 September 1917

Leading Seaman (Gunner) DAVID HANLAN Service Number                               206086 Aged                                                     36 (R.F.R.LPO/B/7136.). S.S. “Ravensworth.”, Royal Navy Buried at                                              BALLANTRAE PARISH CHURCHYARD   SS Ravensworth, […]
September 14, 2017

Private WILLIAM J. REA – died 14 September 1917, one of 3 brothers to die in the war

Private WILLIAM J. REA Service Number                               39590 Aged                                                     35 8th Bedfordshire Regiment Buried at                                              BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY VI. G. 53   His brothers, […]
September 13, 2017

Serjeant Charles PEPPER – died 13 September 1917

Serjeant Charles PEPPER Service No:                                         32476 Age :                                                      42 Regiment/Service:                          16th Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) Cemetery:                                          LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY II. D. 3. […]
September 12, 2017

2 VC’s awarded 100 years ago today – 12 September 1917

2 VC’s awarded today   John Moyney VC (8 January 1895 – 10 November 1980) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross. John Moyney was […]