August 3, 2017

Captain NOEL GODFREY CHAVASSE – VC awarded for actions on 2 August 1917

Captain NOEL GODFREY CHAVASSE Date of Death:                                  04/08/1917 Age:                                                       32 Regiment/Service:                          Royal Army Medical Corps attd. 1st/10th The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) Awards:                                               VC and Bar, MC, […]
July 30, 2017

Captain HAROLD ACKROYD – VC won on 1 August 1917

Captain HAROLD ACKROYD   Date of Death:                                  11/08/1917 Age:                                                       40 Regiment/Service:                          Royal Army Medical Corps attd. 6th Royal Berkshire Regiment Awards:                                               VC, MC Cemetery:                                          BIRR CROSS […]
July 29, 2017

First Day of the Third Battles of Ypres

Today is the 100th anniversary of the first day of the series of battles named the Third Battles of Ypres, often commonly known as Passendale. The […]
July 29, 2017

Brigadier General ALISTER FRASER GORDON – died 31 July 1917

Brigadier General ALISTER FRASER GORDON Age:                                                       45 Regiment/Service:                          General Staff Cdg. 153rd Infantry Brigade late Gordon Highlanders Awards:                                               CMG, DSO, 8 times Mentioned in Despatches Cemetery:                                          […]