May 10, 2017

Captain LEONARD EVELYN LEIGH MATON – died 9 May 1917

Captain LEONARD EVELYN LEIGH MATON Age:                                                                       34 Regiment/Service:                                          (Bde. Major). 1st Devonshire Regiment Awards:                                                               M C, Twice Mentioned in Despatches Memorial:                                                           ARRAS MEMORIAL   He was […]
May 8, 2017

Gunner JOHN (JOCK) MUNRO – died 8 May 1917

Gunner JOHN (JOCK) MUNRO Service No:                                         650879 Age:                                                       24 Regiment/Service:                          “C” Bty. 315th Bde. Royal Field Artillery Cemetery:                                          ANZIN-ST. AUBIN BRITISH CEMETERY I. C. 26.   […]
May 6, 2017

Father and son died in the war – son on 7 May 1917

Father and son died in the war   Second Lieutenant HENRY FREDERICK KING Regiment/Service:       9th Leicestershire Regiment Age:                             25 Date of Death:             07/05/1917 […]
May 6, 2017

Cooks Boy RICHARD O’SHEA – died 6 May 1917

Cooks Boy RICHARD O’SHEA Age:                                                       14 Regiment/Service:                          S.S. “Alfalfa” (London) Mercantile Marine Memorial:                                           TOWER HILL MEMORIAL   On April 27th, 1917, the British cargo ship ALFALFA, […]