December 1, 2017

VC’s awarded 1 December 1917, 100 years ago today

VC’s awarded 1 December 1917, 100 years ago today   Gobind Singh Rathore VC (7 December 1887 – 9 December 1942) was a soldier in the British […]
November 30, 2017

Lieutenant IVAN LAING – died 30 November 1917

Lieutenant IVAN LAING Aged                     32 Unit                       2nd Coldstream Guards Awards                 M C Buried at              METZ-EN-COUTURE COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION The son of Hawick […]
November 29, 2017

Private GEORGE WILLIAM BURDETT CLARE, VC – died 29 November 1917

Private GEORGE WILLIAM BURDETT CLARE Service Number               6657 Aged                                     28 Unit                                       5th (Royal Irish) Lancers Awards                                 VC Commemorated at         CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL […]
November 28, 2017

Machin Brothers – died 28 November 1917

Brothers killed on the same day serving with the same unit and buried in the same cemetery though not side by side   Private CHARLES HENRY […]