October 17, 2017

Assistant Steward ROBERT ATHERTON – died 19 October 1917

Assistant Steward ROBERT ATHERTON Aged                                     40 Unit                                       S.S. “Britannia” (Leith) Mercantile Marine Commemorated at         TOWER HILL MEMORIAL   Robert “Bobby” Atherton (29 July 1876 […]
October 17, 2017

Australian brothers killed side by side – 18 October 1917

Australian brothers killed side by side   Private ARTHUR JOHN SIM Service Number                               6632 Aged                                                     24 Unit                                                       50th Australian Infantry, A.I.F. Commemorated at                         […]
October 17, 2017

Able Seaman JAMES FORTUNE – died 17 October 1917

Able Seaman JAMES FORTUNE Service Number                               214738 Unit                                                    H.M.S. “Strongbow.” Royal Navy Awards                                              D S M, Mentioned in Despatches Commemorated at                         CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL He was […]
October 16, 2017

Pauline and Geoff Gordon Tour

Just completed tour with Pauline and Geoff Gordon. Followed path of relative killed on 12 October 1917 ending at Perth (China Wall) Cemetery outside Ypres where […]