February 27, 2017

Father and son killed in the war – father died 26 February 1917

Father and son killed in the war   Lance Corporal Albert KIRK Regiment/Service:                   2/7th West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own) Service No:                              3939 […]
February 25, 2017

John Readitt VC – VC won on 25 February 1917

John Readitt VC (19 January 1897 – 9 June 1964) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross. He was 20 years old, and a private […]
February 24, 2017

MILDRED CLAYTON-SWAN – died 24 February 1917

MILDRED CLAYTON-SWAN Rank:                                     Civilian Regiment/Service:          Army Service Corps (Canteens) Cemetery:                          WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY III. G. 2.   She was a volunteer worker in the canteens who […]
February 23, 2017

George Campbell Wheeler VC – won VC on 23 February 1917

George Campbell Wheeler VC (7 April 1880 – 26 August 1938) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross. He was 36 years old, and a Major […]