September 26, 2017

Australian brothers killed on the same day – 26 September 1917

Australian brothers killed on the same day   Private PATRICK SCULLIN Service No:                                         4958 Age:                                                       22 Regiment/Service:                          51st Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Cemetery:                                          BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, […]
September 25, 2017

John Brown Hamilton VC – awarded for actions on 25 September 1917

John Brown Hamilton VC (26 August 1896 – 18 July 1973) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross. He was 21 years old, and a […]
September 24, 2017

Gunner GEORGE BUTTERFIELD – died 24 September 1917

Gunner GEORGE BUTTERFIELD Service No:                                         99906 Regiment/Service:                          230th Siege Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery Cemetery:                                          BIRR CROSS ROADS CEMETERY III. A. 16.   After running in the […]
September 23, 2017

Lieutenant JOHN CONGREVE MURRAY – died 23 September 1917

Lieutenant JOHN CONGREVE MURRAY Age:                                                       35 Regiment/Service:                          1st/8th Royal Scots Cemetery:                                          DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY VIII. D. 1.   He played 3 first class cricket matches for […]