January 27, 2017

Flight Commander Pilot COLIN ROY MACKENZIE, DSO, twice MiD – died 24 January 1917

Flight Commander Pilot COLIN ROY MACKENZIE, DSO, twice MiD Age:                                                       24 Regiment/Service:                          8th Sqdn. Royal Naval Air Service Cemetery:                                          ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY   In 1914 he […]
January 23, 2017

Chief Stoker ARCHIBALD SCOTT – died 23 January 1917

Chief Stoker ARCHIBALD SCOTT Service No:                                         280108 Regiment/Service:                          H.M.S. “Simoom.” Royal Navy Memorial:                                           PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL   R Class Destroyer built 30th Oct 1916. Part of […]
January 22, 2017

Mess Room Steward JOHN MEARNS GRIEVE – died 22 January 1917

Mess Room Steward JOHN MEARNS GRIEVE Age:                                                       16 Regiment/Service:                          S.S. “Linwood” (Middlesbrough), Mercantile Marine Memorial:                                           TOWER HILL MEMORIAL   The cargo ship Gondola was built at […]
January 21, 2017

Lieutenant Colonel JAMES WILLIAM ALBERT SIMPSON, MC – died 21 January 1917

Lieutenant Colonel JAMES WILLIAM ALBERT SIMPSON, MC Age:                                                       33 Regiment/Service:                          36th Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Cemetery:                                          CITE BONJEAN MILITARY CEMETERY, ARMENTIERES IV. D. 47.   Before joining […]