August 7, 2017

Brigadier General FRANCIS EARL JOHNSTON – died 7 August 1917

Brigadier General FRANCIS EARL JOHNSTON Age:                                                       45 Regiment/Service:                          North Staffordshire Regiment Cdg. 1st NZ Inf. Bde. & 3rd NZ (Rifle) Bde. New Zealand Expeditionary Force Awards:                                               […]
August 6, 2017

William Boynton Butler VC – awarded 6 August 1917

William Boynton Butler VC (20 November 1894 – 25 March 1972) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross. Butler was 22 years old, and a […]
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 […]