October 17, 2016

SS Rappahannock – sunk 17 October 1916

On 17 October 1916, Rappahannock, on a voyage from Halifax to London with general cargo, was sunk by the German submarine U-69 (Ernst Wilhelms), 70 miles […]
October 16, 2016

Private JAMES RENWICK COUTTS – died 16 October 1916

Two brothers who came from the USA to join the British army and die during WW1. Neither has an identified grave Private JAMES RENWICK COUTTS Service […]
October 16, 2016

Surrey Discover WW1 Event at the Harlequin

Eyewitness Tours provided a stand with WW1 equipment, information on our tours, trench art and helpful information at the Surrey Discover WW1 Event at the Harlequin […]
October 16, 2016

2nd Lieutenant JOHN CYRIL CHALMERS, MM – died 15 October 1916

2nd Lieutenant JOHN CYRIL CHALMERS, MM Age:                                                       24 Regiment/Service:                          20th (1st Tyneside Scottish) Northumberland Fusiliers Cemetery:                                          ERQUINGHEM-LYS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION II. A. 31.   Received Military Medal […]