March 10, 2017

Lieutenant R.N.R. and Master ARCHIBALD BISSET SMITH – VC won and died 10 March 1917

Lieutenant R.N.R. and Master ARCHIBALD BISSET SMITH Age:                                                       38 Regiment/Service:                          S.S. “Otaki” (Plymouth), Mercantile Marine Awards:                                               V C Memorial:                                           TOWER HILL MEMORIAL   Citation:- For most […]
March 9, 2017

Second Lieutenant GEORGE EDWARD CATES – VC won 9 March 1917

Second Lieutenant GEORGE EDWARD CATES Age:                                                       24 Regiment/Service:                          2nd Rifle Brigade Awards:                                               V C Cemetery:                                          HEM FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, HEM-MONACU I. G. 15.     Citation:-“For […]
March 8, 2017

Captain CLAUDE DAWSON HEMPSON – died 8 March 1917

Captain CLAUDE DAWSON HEMPSON Age:                                                       26 Regiment/Service:                          10th Suffolks attd. 6th King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Awards:                                               D S O Cemetery:                                          BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY […]
March 7, 2017

Jack White VC – VC won 7 March 1917

Jack White VC (23 December 1896 – 27 November 1949) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross. Jack White was born Jacob Weiss in Leeds, […]