August 16, 2017

5 VC’s awarded on this date – 16 August 1917

5 VC awarded on this date   Major Edward Cooper VC (4 May 1896 – 19 August 1985) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross […]
August 16, 2017

Skipper THOMAS CRISP – died 15 August 1917

Skipper THOMAS CRISP Age:                                                       41 Regiment/Service:                          H.M. Smack “Nelson.” Royal Naval Reserve Awards:                                               VC, DSC Memorial:                                           CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL   Citation An extract from the London […]
August 14, 2017

Lieutenant-Commander WILLIAM EDWARD SANDERS – died 14 August 1917

Lieutenant-Commander WILLIAM EDWARD SANDERS Age:                                                       34 Regiment/Service:                          H.M.S. “Prize.” Royal Naval Reserve Awards:                                               VC, DSO Memorial:                                           PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL   Citation- “In recognition of his conspicuous […]
August 13, 2017

Lieutenant CECIL WILLIAM BAXTER – died 13 August 1917

Lieutenant CECIL WILLIAM BAXTER Age:                                                       24 Regiment/Service:                          3rd A.F.A. Bde. Australian Field Artillery Awards:                                               MC, DCM Cemetery:                                          COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY II. G. 21.   Regimental number        […]