November 22, 2017

Corporal A J GURR – one of three brothers killed in the war dies today 21 November 1917

Corporal A J GURR – one of three brothers killed in the war dies today 21 November 1917 Service Number               L/17009 Died                                       21/11/1917 Aged […]
November 20, 2017

Battle of Cambrai, 1917

Today marks the start of the Battle of Cambrai, 1917. The first use of over 400 tanks, combined with infantry which lead to a salient into […]
November 20, 2017

VC’s awarded for actions on 20 November 1917

VC’s awarded for actions on 20 November 1917   ROBERT GORDON MCBEATH, VC (22 December 1898 – 9 October 1922) was a Scottish recipient of the […]
November 16, 2017

SS Aparima – lost 18/19 November 1917

SS Aparima lost 18/19 November 1917 The Union Steamship Company of New Zealand’s ship Aparima left London for Barry in South Wales to take on a […]