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 […]
November 27, 2017

John McAulay, VC, DCM – awarded VC for actions 100 years ago today

John McAulay, VC, DCM (27 December 1888 – 14 January 1956) was a Scottish policeman, soldier and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for […]
November 26, 2017

Second Lieutenant FREDERICK GEORGE WHEATCROFT – died 26 November 1917

Second Lieutenant FREDERICK GEORGE WHEATCROFT Aged                                     35 Unit                                       5th, attd. “B” Coy., 13th East Surrey Regiment Buried at                              ANNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY A Schoolmaster, Frederick […]