August 3, 2017

Captain CHARLES CADWALADR TREVOR-ROPER – died 3 August 1917

Captain CHARLES CADWALADR TREVOR-ROPER Age:                                                                       33 Regiment/Service:                                          14th Hampshire Regiment Cemetery:                                                          DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY I. A. 30.     He had been a Lieutenant in the […]
August 3, 2017

Captain NOEL GODFREY CHAVASSE – VC awarded for actions on 2 August 1917

Captain NOEL GODFREY CHAVASSE Date of Death:                                  04/08/1917 Age:                                                       32 Regiment/Service:                          Royal Army Medical Corps attd. 1st/10th The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Awards:                                               VC and Bar, MC, […]
July 30, 2017

Captain HAROLD ACKROYD – VC won on 1 August 1917

Captain HAROLD ACKROYD   Date of Death:                                  11/08/1917 Age:                                                       40 Regiment/Service:                          Royal Army Medical Corps attd. 6th Royal Berkshire Regiment Awards:                                               VC, MC Cemetery:                                          BIRR CROSS […]
July 29, 2017

First Day of the Third Battles of Ypres

Today is the 100th anniversary of the first day of the series of battles named the Third Battles of Ypres, often commonly known as Passendale. The […]