August 26, 2017

Sidney James Day VC – Awarded for actions on 26 August 1917

Sidney James Day VC (3 July 1891 – 17 July 1959) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross. While serving as a corporal in the […]
August 25, 2017

Private James GREECHAN – died 25 August 1917

Private James GREECHAN Service No:                                         17740 Regiment/Service:                          12th Highland Light Infantry Cemetery:                                          LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY XVIII. A. 9.   James Greechan (1883 – 25 August […]
August 24, 2017

Filip Konowal VC – won VC for acts 24 August 1917

Filip Konowal VC (15 September 1888 – 3 June 1959) was a highly decorated Ukrainian Canadian soldier. He is the only Eastern European recipient of the […]
August 23, 2017

Brothers killed together today – 23 August 1917

Brothers killed together   Rifleman WALTER JAMES CASTRO Service No:                                         21620 Age:                                                       35 Regiment/Service:                          9th King’s Royal Rifle Corps Memorial:                                           TYNE COT MEMORIAL   Rifleman William […]