April 16, 2017

Corporal JOHN CUNNINGHAM, VC – died 16 April 1917

Corporal JOHN CUNNINGHAM Service No:                                         8916 Age:                                                       29 Regiment/Service:                          4th Coy. 2nd Leinster Regiment Awards:                                               V C Cemetery:                                          BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION I. A. 39.   […]
April 15, 2017

Lieutenant CHARLES POPE – VC won and killed in action on 15 April 1917

Lieutenant CHARLES POPE Age:                                       34 Regiment/Service:          11th Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Cemetery:                          MOEUVRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION V. D. 22.   Citation:-“For most conspicuous bravery and devotion to […]
April 14, 2017

Canadian brothers killed side by side – 14 April 1917

Lance Corporal HECTOR BENNETT Service No:                                         910 Age:                                                       20 Regiment/Service:                          Newfoundland Regiment Memorial:                                           BEAUMONT-HAMEL (NEWFOUNDLAND) MEMORIAL   Lance Corporal WILLIAM BENNETT Service No:                                         1071 Age:                                                       22 […]
April 13, 2017

Brigadier General GODFREY ESTCOURT MATTHEWS – died 13 April 1917

Brigadier General GODFREY ESTCOURT MATTHEWS Age:                                                       50 Regiment/Service:                          General Staff Cdg. 198th Infantry Brigade late Royal Marine Light Infantry Awards:                                               C B, C M G Cemetery:                                          […]