December 8, 2017

Lance Corporal TAIAMAI MIHAERE – died 9 December 1917

Lance Corporal TAIAMAI MIHAERE Service Number                               16/207 Aged                                                     25 Unit                                                       New Zealand Maori (Pioneer) Battalion Buried at                                              LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY EMBARKATION: Wellington, 14 […]
December 8, 2017

Charles William Train, VC – won 100 years ago on 8 December 1917

Charles William Train VC (21 September 1890 – 28 March 1965) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for […]
December 7, 2017

Captain OSCAR EUGENE GALLIE – died 7 December 1917

Captain OSCAR EUGENE GALLIE Aged                                     28 Unit                                       “A” Bty. 156th Bde. Royal Field Artillery Awards                                 D S O, M C Buried at                              VLAMERTINGHE […]
December 6, 2017

Second Lieutenant JAMES SAMUEL EMERSON, V C – died 6 December 1917

Second Lieutenant JAMES SAMUEL EMERSON, V C Aged                                     22 Unit                                       9th Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Commemorated at         CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL Citation An extract from “The […]